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Wadi Showka - Dam and Pools loop - sunset hike

Wadi Shawka area is a perfect introduction to the wild spaces of the UAE. Given the many shades and chances to find water pools, splash and refresh. Perfect for families.

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Wadi Showka - Dam and Pools loop - sunset hike
Wadi Showka - Dam and Pools loop - sunset hike

Time & Location

10 Feb 2024, 13:00 – 18:00

Shawka, Shawka - Ras al Khaimah - United Arab Emirates

About the Event

One of our favorite wadi, which is so close to Dubai, only less than an hour away! Good training ground if you want to explore more mountains in UAE.

Great Panoramic spots. Hike through canyon and up the hills in a loop hike around the large water pools. Water should be at a good height for us to jump and splash and cool off during the hike! 

You can find more information and pictures of this hike here: Wadi Showka (adventurequest.ae)

ROUTE

Starting at the dam, we will reach the top of the mountain using a staircase and then go down the hills until we reach the beautiful Showka wadi to then continue to the Shawka pools.  We will explore the full wadi to come back out on the other end of the wadi in a full loop back to the dam.

Circa 7 km trail.

Elevation gain 200m

Total time: 4-5 hours

WHAT TO BRING

  1. Small backpack
  2. 2-3 liters of water
  3. Snacks (oranges, apple, dates, protein bar), electrolytes
  4. Trail running shoes (Trainer with good grip sole) or hiking boots
  5. Hiking pants, tights, shorts, dryfit t-shirt, small towel
  6. Wipes, sunscreen lotion and sanitizer
  7. Hat and sunglass

INCLUDED IN THE FEE 

Certified hiking guide leading the way, showing and explaining the natural features and history of the area.

ACTIVITY DIFFICULTY LEVEL

MODERATE

Check the Activity Levels of AQ here: Difficulty Levels | Adventure Quest

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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Tickets

  • Wadi Showka long loop

    AED 200.00
  • Wadi Showka long loop child

    Valid for children up to 12 years old

    AED 150.00

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