Road Trip Weekend
Four Beautiful Routes for a Road Trip: Weekend Plan
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A weekend road trip off Dubai is a great way to explore the deserts and mountains of the United Arab Emirates. With its stunning views and diverse landscapes your trip is sure to be an unforgettable experience. You can explore the Bedouin lifestyle, visit the camel markets, and take a dip in the clear waters of the Persian Gulf.

Al Ain 

Al Ain is for sure one of the most picturesque routes of the UAE. This is the ideal destination for those who want to change the urban jungle for a natural landscape. This route takes you through the Hajar Mountains, with stunning desert views. The first thing that impresses is the large number of camels that are constantly walking in this area. The road passes through vast dunes and dates farms where the highest palms are grown. Along the way, you’ll pass through the city of Al Ain, home to the UAE’s oldest university and the UNESCO World Heritage site of Al Ain Oasis

Green jungle, hot springs, birds and fresh air. You can just walk all day in the shade of trees and silence.


The most mountainous region of the UAE is Hatta. If you like outdoor activities, you definitely need to visit Hatta. There are many trails for hiking, kayaking, mountain biking and even paragliding.

Hatta Heritage Village is one of the most popular and unique landmarks near Dubai. This picturesque route takes you through the Hajar Mountains, with stunning views of the desert landscape and the Hajar Dam. The route is perfect for those looking to explore the UAE’s natural beauty, with plenty of opportunities to stop and explore the area’s oases and wadis.

Ras al-Khaimah

A very beautiful road through the red mountains leads to the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. Here you can relax in completely different ways: there is horseback riding, fishing, an interesting National Archaeological Museum and simply beautiful deserted beaches. Make sure to visit the iconic Al Hisn Fort and explore the traditional souks and markets

With its rich culture, diverse landscapes, and vibrant atmosphere, Ras Al Khaimah is the perfect destination for a road trip.

Jabal Al Jais

Jabal Al Jais is the tallest mountain in the UAE, its peak is known as one of the most exquisite in all of the Middle East. There are eight hairpins and numerous rocky edges, as you drive up to the Jabal Al Jais, the height of this mountain is about 1,900 meters, which attracts you to experience the region’s beauty and view the unbelievable admiring views spread over miles, it is the best step to take this exciting road trip.

A weekend road trip off Dubai is the perfect way to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and experience the beauty and culture of the UAE.

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