Showka Dam 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: 4:00 pm Modaynah Dam Showka, 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. The hike is easy to find and you will be on paved roads the whole time, 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!
4:30pm meet at RAK
5:00pm begin hike
8:00pm end hike
Cost: 250 AED + VAT
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)
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.