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Liwa Desert Trek


While the days are still hot, the nights are starting to cool off.

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

This walk will be for 'hours' goal rather than KM.

Drive from Dubai 3 hours. Abu Dhabi 2 hours.

Meeting time is 11:00 AM.

We will walk for 4 hours on Friday, the goal is 12 KM.

Friday:

Arrive at the residence, have a snack and swim. Our walk will begin around 12:00 AM. We will come back swim, have dinner and bonfire.

Includes: Dinner, Snacks

Saturday:

5:30 -11 am. (5 1/2 hours, the 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.

ITINERARY:

Meeting time is 11:30 AM in Liwa. Transport coordination by carpools.

Cost: 890 AED+VAT per person

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.

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Trail Details:

Trail Type: Loop Trail

Distance: 12 km

Time: 4 hours

Terrain: Sand

Suitable For: Beginners, children 7 years and older

Distance from Dubai: 3 hours

Distance from Abu Dhabi: 2 hours

Included:

  • Overnight Accommodations (full bathrooms/swimming pool)

  • Dinner/Breakfast/Snacks/Water

  • Support Vehicle

  • 2 First Aid Certified Guides

Participants Need

  • Hiking shoes or hiking boots

  • Backpack and 2L hydration bladder

  • Hiking poles/sand gaiters

  • 2 liters of water

  • Sunhat, sunglasses, sunscreen

  • Overnight clothes

  • Towel & toiletries

Price: 890 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.

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