Leave the city behind you and escape into the rocky wilderness. Explore the desert and mountains around Dubai and discover the region's historical past. Take an adventurous drive through the desert and dramatic red-rock landscape in a 4x4 vehicle and stop for a break at a Wadi.
Visit the attractive heritage village of Hatta and admire the romantic old Fortress and the house of the Sheikh. Watch the traditional way of watering dates and take a cool fresh dip in the idyllic Hatta pools before lunch. Enjoy a tasty set menu at the Fort Hotel and return to Dubai feeling refreshed and relaxed.
For your adventurous Hatta Safari From Dubai you will be picked up from your hotel by a 4X4 vehicle around 0800h (08:00am).(Please make sure you are ready for your hotel pick-up as the driver is unable to wait for latecomers.)
Your tour takes you to the old village of Hatta, the only mountain resort in the Emirates and a 45 minute ride from Dubai. We stop at the Friday market where you can find a variety of fruits, pots and carpets.
Enjoy the spectacular views of the desert and the rocky mountain passes before stopping at the Hatta Heritage Village. You will continue your trip through rough roads and green fields before entering the dry river bed. The Hatta Wadi winds through the mountain with lush green oasis and refreshing water pools. So don’t forget to bring your swimsuits and towels.
Your last stop is the Hatta Fort Hotel, where you will enjoy a tasty lunch. Beverages are payable upon consumption. Facilities like swimming pool, mini golf, and archery are available at the hotel (extra charges apply). Indicative menu for lunch at the Hatta Fort
Appetizers: Choice of:
Deep Fried Calamari Rings with garlic mayonnaise
Soup of the Day freshly made from the finest ingredients
Greek Farmers Salad (lettuce, tomato, cucumber, olives, peppers, onions and fetta cheese tossed in Oregano dressing).
Main Course: Choice of:
Traditional Fish and Chips - golden fried fish with crispy fries
Fried Breast of Chicken marinated with Cajun spices with pappadew compôte accompanied by a fruity wild rice
Mountain View Burger - beef burger topped with dill pickle tomato relish and cheese
Shroom Chicken Burger - chicken patty seasoned with paprika and herbs topped with creamed mushrooms
Bio Burger - double vegetable burger loaded with melting cheese
The tour leaves Hatta Fort around 1400 hours (2:00pm) and on arrival back in Dubai you will be dropped at your hotel.
Really enjoyed this trip and is a must do if in Dubai. The guide was brilliant and made everyone feel welcome. Very safe driver and great sense of humour.... Geoffrey M Prior
Our driver Younis picked us up on time from a private residence which impressed us and the adventure began. Driving through the mountains off road was fun and exhilirating. Our... Dean Cunnington
Monday, Wednesday & Saturday
Approx 6 hours
Start time: Pick up starts at 0800h (08:00am) and tour starts at 0830h (08:30am)
Duration: Approx. 6 hours
Your hotel in Dubai city center.
(Please mention your hotel details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details).
You will be dropped back at your hotel
If you would like to swim, remember to bring your swimming costume and towel. It is also a good idea to bring sun-screen and a hat. Don't forget the camera but we strongly advise you not to take photos of Arab women without permission. Photography of government and military installations is prohibited
Please call the activity operator at least 48 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm the pick up details
The maximum waiting time for the hotel pick-up is 10 minutes. The driver has to leave after this time has elapsed. Cancellation or refund is not allowed if you miss your pick-up time.
This tour needs a minimum of 4 passengers to operate, should this minimum passenger requirement not be met for your chosen date every effort will be made to offer you an alternative date, should that not be possible you will be offered a full refund.
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