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Jabal Jais: A Mountain Drive up the UAE’s Tallest

Dubai, UAE
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Starting from USD 101

  •  Jabal Jais, the Highest Pick in Emirates
  • At the top of  Jabal Jais
  •  Jabal Jais mountain view
  • Driving to  Jabal Jais
  •  Jabal Jais road

Why we like it ...

Contrary to popular thought, the UAE is not just a beautiful desert with modern cities rising from its sand. In fact, the UAE boasts a variety of terrains from beautiful blue coastlines to emerald-green oases to endless expanses of sand dunes to rugged-tall-imposing mountains.  Stretching from the Musandam Peninsula in the North down to the city of Sur in east Oman is the Hajar Mountain range, which is shared by both countries, the UAE and Oman. On the west side of the border, in the emirate of Ras al-Khaimah, Jabal Jais is the highest peak in the UAE rising an impressive 1,892m (6,207 feet) above sea level!  Piercing through the clouds, this peak is so high that during the winter months it often receives snow and features temperatures as low as a shivering -5 degrees Celsius!

Interested in exploring the highest peak in the UAE?


whats included

  • Oriental lunch, mineral water & refreshments
  • Latest 4-Wheel-Drive vehicle
  • An English-speaking driver who serves as a guide as well
  • Drop off and pick up at your home or hotel

what is not included

  • Warm clothing during the winter months

Medical restriction and other requirements

People with chronic neck and back problems.

Minimum Age

6 Year(s)

Meeting Point



1 Day(s)

  • USD 101  for 1 person
Start Time:
  • 09:00 am
Adventure Itinerary

This is a full-day tour with pick up and drop off at your home or hotel. In the latest 4-Wheel-Drive vehicles, the journey to the Jebal Jais peak begins by first driving through valleys before ascending up the winding, smooth road to the tallest peak in the UAE. A professional driver and guide will ensure to include numerous breaks for photos and to stretch your legs. Upon reaching the peak, captivating views of the valley 1,892m (6,207 feet) below will unfold. For lunch, there will be a tasty oriental meal at a local restaurant. After exploring the Hajar mountain range, and reaching its highest peak, the Musandam Travel & Tourism team will drop you back to your home or hotel.


Ras Al-Khaimah - Ras al Khaimah - United Arab Emirates
Musandam Travel & Tourism LLC

P.O.Box: 120159- Dubai- UAE

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After settling down in Musandam Travel & Tourism LLC's 4WD vehicles, the jeeps will speed off through the golden sand dunes of the desert.
The dune bashing, or desert driving, continues with the thrill of going up and down the dunes offering plenty of excitement. The final leg of the program takes us to the main campsite where we will spend the night. At dusk there is an opportunity to try some camel riding at a nearby Bedouin camp. A delicious dinner is prepared for you and a variety of drinks are on offer.

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