Hatta Heritage Village and UAE Desert Tour by 4x4 from Dubai
After roughly two hours, arrive in Hajar and stop to explore its 16th-century highlight: Hajar Heritage Village. With your guide, walk around the village’s mosques, watchtowers and houses while hearing how such buildings were made from materials such as mud, reed and stone. See Hatta Fort, and learn about daily village life for the Hatta people many centuries ago.
Having enjoyed 1.5 hours walking around the village, stroll back to your 4X4 jeep to travel deeper into the desert. Stop for a packed lunch of a burger and soda along the way, and then continue traveling to Jebel Maleihah, a site known locally as ‘fossil rock.’ Look for marine fossils — imprints of ocean life millions of years ago when water covered Arabia — on a stroll around the rocky desert outcrop, and then continue to nearby Camel Rock in Fujairah. The otherworldly rock formation makes for a dramatic photo set against the backdrop of undulating dunes and sandstone buttes.
Continue your journey back to Dubai, taking in more sweeping expanses of desert, and then finish your day trip with a drop-off at your hotel in the early evening.
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4x4 Hatta Safari - Mountain Springs
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Professional guide
- Packed lunch
- Transport by 4x4 jeep
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
- Not wheelchair accessible
Reviewed by: Simon G, July 2015
This was a really nice day out in the rugged mountains and lonely sand dunes. My guide, Jafar, did a great job four-wheeling over the dunes. He also did a nice job of explaining the sites at the Hatta Heritage Center. Really a fun trip!
Reviewed by: sarah.cloutier2014, June 2015
Good Tour and good guide !