Wadi Showka offers 3-4 hours of hiking on varied terrain, up a bouldery wadi, down a plateau. This is a family friendly hike recommended for active children 7 years plus.
Meeting time: 8:00am in RAK.
The start of the hike is less than 2 hours from Dubai or 3 hours from 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!
8:00 am meet at RAK
8:30 am begin hike
1:30 pm end hike
Cost: 290 AED +VAT
2 Trek leaders
1 Wilderness First Aid Certified Trek Leaders to keep the groups on track
You must have a backpack with waist and chest straps, 3 liters of water, a snack and hiking shoes NOT TRAINERS.
All items are available for rental upon request.
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)
Gear Loans upon request
(trekking shoes, backpack or camelback)
If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org .