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HIGHLANDEREXPERIENCE: 30km in 2 days from 19 to 20 November 2022
HIGHLANDEREXPERIENCE Ras Al Khaimah, UAE is a 30km hiking experience that lasts for 2 days and takes you through the breathtaking landscape of the Hajar (rocky) mountain range.
Our HIGHLANDER Adventure will take place at the UAE’s highest peak, Jebel Jais, which is part of the spectacular Hajar mountain range that was formed over 70 million years ago in the eastern part of Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates and Oman.
Towering at 1,934 m above sea level, Jebel Jais boasts breath-taking vistas and thrilling adventures that will leave you in awe. Jebel Jais mountain is home to a number of mountain goats, camels, foxes, wildcats as well as hundreds of bird species. After the early winter rains of November, the mountains of Ras Al Khaimah burst into colour with purple lilies, wild irises and white daisies. The Sidr tree, highly appreciated for its medical use, can also be found in the Wadis. Its pollen also attracts bees that produce excellent mountain honey.
On the first day, the start of HIGHLANDER Ras Al Khaimah will take place at the observation deck at the top of Jebel Jais at an elevation of 1,615m above sea level. From here we will start our descent through the Ghaf Summit Trail towards the Viewing Deck Park then back up towards The route itself is not technical as you follow a well-marked trail with the availability of several resting stops. From hereafter, the over trail on day two is a descent towards the lower parts of Jebel Jais. What is exciting about day two is that it offers new trails that will welcome visitors for the first time.
These untouched terrains will take us across the rocky ridges of the western side of Jebel Jais overlooking the coastal side of Rams popular for its mangroves, beach and the old city. Views from an attitude of 1,400m that is sure to leave you in awe. We end our day at one of the hidden gems in UAE within an old settlement popular for its terraces that turn green after rain.
Regular | available until October 15, 2022 | $ 164 USD
Regular + 1 night pre event | available until October 15, 2022 | $ 204 USD
More info on pricing is here.