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LIWA DESERT TREK RETREAT: SUPER DISTANCE OPTION (25k)


One of our most popular events. Liwa is an amazing, amazing region, and this is an affordable and enjoyable way to experience it.

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This weekend will be the Super Distance Option. You will arrive at 7:00 am and we will do a 2 hour hike in the morning, have an afternoon siesta, and start hiking again at 4 pm until after sunset.

Our km goal will be hiking through the dunes for 25 KM !!!
Friday am: 5 km
Friday PM: 10 KM
saturday am: 10 km

Of course, as per usual, you will have the option to do less,walk lower in the dunes. You will have the full support of the vehicles with us at all times.

Drive from Dubai 3 hours. Abu Dhabi 2 hours.
Meeting time is 7:00 AM.
We will walk for 4 hours on Friday, the goal is 12 KM.

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Trail Details:

Trail Type: Loop Trail

Distance: 15-16 km

Time: 7 1/2 hours

Terrain: Sand

Suitable For: Beginners, children 7 years and older

Distance from Dubai: 3 hours

Distance from Abu Dhabi: 2 hours

Friday:

Arrive at the residence, have a snack and swim. Our walk will begin around 3 PM . ill come back swim, have dinner and bonfire.

Includes: Dinner, Snacks

Saturday:

5:30 -9 am. (5 1/2 hours, goal of 12 KM) Sunrise in the desert is magical, something not to be missed! Even those that were unsure of how 'far they could go' ended up walking the entire time both days with the group and completing the entire distance. A support car is always nearby if needed. Everyone will have a 'rest stop' every hour which may seem like a lot, but this is the way we ensure that everyone stays hydrated and healthy. We will walk back into our camp for a full lunch and a jump in the spring-fed pool on site. Each rest stops will also have food, energizing snacks, and additional water available.

Price: 900 AED + VAT

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THE AMAZING RESIDENCE

The residence is fully equipped with five full bathrooms, all bedding needs, electrical outlets and an amazing spring-fed pool. At night guest choose a spot to sleep either on top of the dune, on the grass under the stars, under the traditional arabic style majlis, and/or in air conditioned bedrooms (when available. This is an authentic experience in a small group, remote area. This event is open for all, but classified as a moderate hike due to the distance we walk through the desert.

SAFETY:

Our trek leaders are trained in Wilderness Advanced First Aid and have mapped the trek prior to our walk. Our teams will be communicating via walkie with the drivers and other leaders, and ensuring the health and safety of everyone in the team.


ITINERARY:

Meeting time is 7:00 AM in Liwa. Transport coordination by carpools. The morning is a bonus - you can arrive later in the day if you want to skip the morning session.

How the Trip Works:

1. Once you have made a direct payment, you are a confirmed participant.

2. You must sign a waiver to participate.

3. A week before the trip you will receive:

• A Get Ready Email

• A link to the Waiver Form

• An invite to a WhatsApp group (here you can arrange carpools)

What’s included:

We will help the organization of carpooling from Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Nobody is left behind.

• Overnight in Desert Residence on Friday night.

• breakfast safari style at 5:30 am (Sat)

• 1 4x4 cars support for the walk

• Trek leaders 1:8

• Resting Lunch camp + lunch

• Bonfire on Friday night

• SAT phone for emergencies

Not included:

Buff (50Dh)

• Camelback bladder (borrow for 50dh/buy for 150dh)

• Sand Gaitors (60dh - to keep the sand out of your shoes

Contact: info@uae-trekkers.com.

To get a sense of what this is really like, check out our youtube channel

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=uae+trekkers

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