The places surrounding UAE have natural attractions for visitors with their beautiful natural scenery and wonderful views, worthy of a road trip where you’ll not see the well-designed or shining places like Dubai, but there are definitely beautiful, natural, and colorful reasons to go for road trips to the surroundings of UAE where you will find long and charming drives at both sides i.e inside and outside the country.
UAE is considered a nation of car lovers; no doubt UAE is a beautiful and right choice for those people who are looking for an adventure on wheels. eZhire provides Luxury Car Rental Dubai, and SUV Car Rentals Dubai, you can drive these cars on some of the best driving roads in the UAE, and while you drive you can see amazing views of deserts, high mountains, and the natural beauty of UAE which makes it a dreamland where you can fulfill your all adventurous desires. The wonderful views of UAE’s landscapes are amazing and marvelous attractions for car enthusiasts to drive their hearts out.
Take your pick from these amazing six wonderful routes that will let you experience a classic Arabian road trip in UAE.
1: Liwa Oasis, Abu Dhabi
The awesome Road trip from Dubai to Liwa is such a memorable and beautiful trip and you will see the oasis of Abu Dhabi and many more beautiful spots, Liwa Oasis is a beautiful place, you can dune bash or at Tal Moreeb Hill, ride through a cluster of magnificent oasis countrysides, the farms of camels and a stopover at the UAE’s National Automobile Museum.
Route: There are two routes to go to Liwa Oasis by Sheik Zayed Road via Abu Dhabi. it is suggested to follow the signs to Madinat Zayed.
Distance from Dubai: It is 350kilometers away from Dubai and consists of 4 hours
Hatta is about 150 kilometers away from Dubai, Hatta defies all typecasts of contemporary Dubai, as the topography artistically changes from plain terrain to magnificent dunes and Rocky mountain slopes. You’ll find here a heritage village dotted with small Bedouin houses, besides a 16th-century fort and several pools set high in the Hajjar Mountains.
If you want to see the culture of UAE, you should visit Hatta, Hatta is a place that defines the local culture of UAE, But if you are only looking for beautiful driving roads in UAE Just go past Hatta Fort Hotel roundabout and turn left, Indeed it is a place where you will found a short thrilling road to drive.
Keep in your mind that it is a very short road, this short road is only 10 km long, but there are blind corners, deadly curves, and surprising steep inclines, so you should drive carefully, because the road is also not smooth, and this road can be dangerous.
The road ends at the Huwaylat village, you can take a break here in the Hatta Fort Hotel.
3: Khasab, Musandam
It is a very different side of Arabia, Khasab Musandam is one of the most beautiful and attractive spots in Oman. The journey will start from Sheik Zayed Road, Dubai by crossing the sandy trails of Ras Al Khaimah, before arriving at the Khasab there are many amazing views and picturesque meandering roads; this drive captures the incomparable coastline of Musandam, endowed with stunning fjords and quaint bays, in its entire grandeur.
Route: Via Sharjah and Umm Al Quwain, it is mandatory to look at the signs displaying Shams as you reach Ras Al Khaimah. There are also some mandatory requirements to complete the procedures at the border, and after getting your passport stamped, you can continue your journey through the wonderful coastal road that leads to Khasab.
Distance from Dubai: 200 kilometers away from Dubai and travel time is about 3 Hours.
4: Jabal Al Jais
Jabal Al Jais is the tallest mountain in the UAE, its peak is known as one of the most exquisite in all of the Middle East. There are eight hairpins and numerous rocky edges, as you drive up to the Jabal Al Jais, the height of this mountain is about 1,900 meters, which attracts you to experience the region’s beauty and view the unbelievable admiring views spread over miles, it is the best step to take this exciting road trip. There is also great news about the opening of a resort at the top of the mountain, Rak Jebel Al Jais Mountain Resort, where you can enjoy a whole day or can stay if you want to extend your driving tour.
Route: Near about eight hours are required to travel to Jabal Al Jais from Dubai .you can get the right directions from the GPS system or can use Google map to reach the mountains.
Distance from Dubai: Near about 180 kilometers
It is 130 km away from Dubai, which provides the best bonding opportunity and a much-needed respite from the hectic city life. Not to mention, the laid-back pace and panoramic views are additional perks of hitting the road. And, when you plan your trip to the popular getaway, Dibba, towards the UAE’s east coast, the rewards are even higher… I mean you don’t drive by soaring mountains on one side and a sea flowing on the other, every day. Do make sure you are carrying your passport though, for Oman has a strict policy, no passport, no entry.
5: Jebel Hafeet
It is 146 .9 km away from Dubai, Jebel Hafeet is UAE’s most famous mountain. It is 170km away from Abu Dhabi in Al Ain. , 4,000 feet high Jebel Hafeet Mountain is the second-highest peak in the UAE. it was constructed in 1986, around Jebel Hafeet the beautiful road is over 7.3 miles long with 60 corners and is driven up with steep rocks to reach the summit, at 1,250 meters, because of these twisty roads, it is very famous for being the best driving roads in UAE.
Being the world’s most popular mountain, Jebel Hafeet teems with tourists on weekends, especially motorbikers who love pedaling through dangerous roads. Driving amidst the entire hustle and bustle is definitely not fun; to enjoy smooth driving, it is better to avoid going to the mountain on weekends. There is the facility of platforms up to the road where you can stop your vehicle for the purpose of cooling it down and taking in the impressive view of nature. There is the Hotel Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet is located on the top of the mountain at 3,000 feet height, there is only one route to get back down. As the mountain roads are steep, driving down the mountain may be a challenge. Nevertheless, that’s what motorists look for.
6: Ras Al Khaimah
It is 112.8 km far from Dubai, and for adventurous lovers driving and visiting Ras al Khaimah is rewarding, in both conditions I.e. for driving and as a destination for a short break as well. There are many options for different activities like water sports, paragliding, horse riding, golf, and fishing. UAE is famous for the best five-star hotels and beach resorts, which provide great weekend options.