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Beginner Hike in Wadi Laisala RAK

Wadi Monay offers 3-4 hours of hiking on varied terrain, up a bouldery wadi, down a plateau and through the remnants of an ancient settlements. This is a family friendly hike recommended for active children 7 years plus.

Meeting time: 2:00 pm in Monay at the RAK Bank.

The start of the hike is less than 2 hours from Dubai or Abu Dhabi and we will help you coordinate transportation. This hike is just off the Sharjah/Kalba Highway, easy to find, with no need for an off road car.

Kids are also welcome to participate as they will enjoy this hike as well, especially if we are going slowly. Please keep in mind that anyone that this is classified as a beginner hike for people that are participating in fitness activities on a regular basis. However, provided that you run, swim, bike, or do fitness classes regularly, you will enjoy this great beginner hike, suitable for all ages.

What do I need to have?

Trekking shoes are always required as the risk of ankle turning and foot pain is high for those that are not used to hiking.

You can easily rent a TREK SET: Trekking shoes, backpack and camelback with required water for 150 dh

Other than that, nothing!


2:00pm meet at the RAK Bank Monay.

2:30pm begin hike

6:30pm end hike

7:00pm departure

Cost: 250 AED


2 Trek leaders

1 Wilderness First Aid Certified Trek Leaders to keep the groups on track

SAT phones, so we don’t have to rely on a mobile network connection

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