Reasons to visit Ras Al Khaimah this winter – TravelMole true

[bsa_pro_ad_space id=26]



Reasons to visit Ras Al Khaimah this winter

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2023 0

 

The highest mountain in the UAE – Jebel Jais – is known as the adventure hub of the Middle East, offering numerous hiking and mountain biking opportunities for all levels and ages. The mountain is home to the Jais Adventure Park, a gateway to attractions such the Jais Flight, the world’s longest zipline; and Jais Sledder, the region’s longest toboggan rideThe highest restaurant in the UAE – 1484 by Puro – serves up a delectable menu and features an expansive terrace with awe-inspiring views of the Hajar mountains.

 

Jebel Jais is also home to UAE’s highest campsite, Camp 1770, boasting scenic mountain views – the perfect camping spot when hiking across the Emirate’s numerous mountain trails. Visitors also have the opportunity to experience Emirati cooking from the local mountain tribes and enjoy meditation and yoga.

 

For those looking to experience Ras Al Khaimah’s unique terracotta desert, the Al Wadi Nature Reserve boasts the stunning Ritz Carlton resort, offering private villas with breath-taking views, plus desert treks on camels and horseback riding at Al Wadi Equestrian Center, private archery lessons and a falcon show. Visitors seeking decadent dining under the stars can enjoy Sonara Camp, a luxurious dining and entertainment experience set in the beauty of Al Wadi desert, with herds of Oryx and Gazelles as dinner companions.

 

Explorers looking to get a bird’s eye view of Ras Al Khaimah can experience Action Flight’s brand-new hot-air balloon experience featuring awe-inspiring views of the Emirate’s breathtaking natural landscapes.

 

With a rich history dating back 7,000 years to the Bronze Age, Ras Al Khaimah is dotted with historical sites including ruins and forts. Of these, four locations – Julfar, Shimal, Al Jazeera Al Hamra, and Dhayah – were recognised by  (UNESCO), on its tentative list of Global Heritage Sites. Meanwhile, an immersive trip to Suwaidi Pearls, the only pearl farm in the UAE, provides guests with a glimpse into the Emirate’s pearling industry.

 

 

 



Learn more about Visit Ras Al Khaimah


Most Read

Ras Al Khaimah’s Tourism Triumph: A Conversation with Lyad Rasbey, RAKTDA Vice President

Turks and Caicos Tourism Resilience: A Collaborative Approach

Marriott International’s Antoinette Van den Berg Highlights Diverse Portfolio and Optimistic Outlook

Exploring Chile’s Sustainable and Adventurous Charms with Cristóbal Benítez

Sabah’s Deputy Minister of Tourism Advocates Sustainable and Inclusive Tourism

Tad Pierson

Media Getaway 2024 Unveiled: A Conversation with Howard Salinger of the Travel Connection Group

Ajman’s Sustainable Initiatives and Unique Experiences: A Conversation with Hind Sultan Al Marzooqi

Cruise Saudi’s Ambitious Voyage: A Conversation with Mashoor Baeshen

Air Transat’s Sonia Kurek Unveils Growth and Sustainability Initiatives in Exclusive Interview

Capturing the Magic of Sable Island: Geordie Mott’s Picture Perfect Tours

Exploring Blue Diamond Resorts with Alejandro Rodriguez del Peon

Your region selection will be saved in your cookie for future visits. Please enable your cookie for TravelMole.com so this dialog box will not come up again.

Our emails to you has bounced travelmole.com Or You can change your email from your profile Setting Section

Price Based Country test mode enabled for testing United States (US). You should do tests on private browsing mode. Browse in private with Firefox, Chrome and Safari