Explore Jebel Jais UAE – All That You Need To Know


Jebel Jais

Jebel Jais, one of The 7 Emirates of The UAE is the highest mountain in the UAE and home to the world’s longest zipline. Exploring this breathtaking place can really be a moment to treasure for a lifetime. The zipline has led to UAE’s most northern emirate joining the major global adventure tourism destinations league. It’s currently a popular bucket list attraction in the UAE and globally.

Jebel Jais offers much more to a tourist rather than just a tiring visit. You will get to enjoy different activities as the government of UAE has taken many steps to make a trip to this mountain as entertaining as possible.

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Jebel Jais – Why you should visit?

Jebel Jais can be one of the perfect places in UAE that you cannot afford to miss even for your first visit. This place offers visitors an opportunity to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of the city, relaxing and enjoying the scenic mountain views.

Get ready to rest in the cool average temperature- 10 degrees C of the mountains in the summer which is an amazing time to enjoy the scenery. You can also try out the Jebel Jais Zipline which is officially the world’s longest zipline at 2.83km.

You will also get to experience Ras Al Khaimah’s rich culture and long-standing history that dates back 7,000 years. This is the only emirate north of Dubai that is considered one of the world’s fastest-growing tourism spots.

Adventurous things to do at Jebel Jais

Jebel Jais Zipline – The Longest Zipline

Jebel Jais being the highest mountain in Dubai offers the longest Zipline in the world for adventuring tourists who are fond of such adventures will travel at a speed of 140 to 150 Km/h, and that too at a height of 1,680 meters above sea level. So, the excitement for people seeking thrill will be touching the heights for sure.

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Jebel Jais mountains Trekking

Jebel Jais Mountain also offers trekking adventures to the tourists who visit the place. Hiking trails have been maintained at the mountain to ensure that each tourist can fully explore this area. The total distance of hiking trails is 16km which is divided into two segments i.e. upper and lower segments. It also offers to understand the ecosystem of the mountain as you will be extremely close to nature while covering the trail.

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The Seven Viewing Deck Parks

Explore the seven Viewing Deck Parks and the twelve binoculars dedicated for visitors to view the wondrous valleys at an impressive height of 1,250 meters. Admire the beauty of the mountains, grab some refreshments from the food trucks and fuel up for more fun and excitement. The entire park is lit by solar energy and has all the necessary facilities such as restrooms and ample parking spaces. 

Seven Viewing Deck Parks

Camping in Jebel Jais

Jebel Jais being the highest peak in UAE allows you to camp in the breathtaking surroundings and feel the beauty of it in your veins. Along with the warmth of the fire, you’ll be enjoying a sky full of stars as you look up and a lit UAE as you see around your surroundings. Other than that, you will be able to make BBQ depending upon your preference as well.


Ice Skating at Jebel Jais Ice Rink

Right in the heart of this mountain, an ice rink has been added by the administration of Jebel Jais that allows you to skate for as long as you want. The activity can be enjoyed right when the temperature is on the rise. Enjoy skating as if there’s been snow surrounding the whole mountain.

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Things To Keep In Mind Before Visiting Jebel Jais

Before visiting this place there are certain things that you should keep in your mind:

  • Driving will take you more than 3 hours to reach the mountain. So, make sure that your car is well-tuned and has enough fuel.
  • Make sure that you have to bring clothes to keep you warm as you visit the mountain. The temperature falls as you go above.
  • One thing to keep in mind before reaching is that you won’t find any supermarkets here. Hence, if you are thinking of camping or barbecuing, it will be better for you to take all the tools from home.
  • Sports shoes or sneakers are a perfect choice, especially for hiking. So, you can carry them along with you.
  • Beware of going to the mountain if you have Acrophobia [fear of height]. The mountain is not suitable for heart patients as well.

This activity therefore, offers its visitors a myriad of adventurous opportunities that they can wonderfully explore and enjoy. Also, Jebel Jais holds the world’s longest zipline which adds a ton of excitement and thrill to this trip. It will be worth a try, to be honest.

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