Top 5 Destinations for Desert Camping in UAE

Camping is always fun. When it comes to recreation, how can one miss it! For all those who are either travelling to UAE or reside here, can definitely make your vacations fun with camping.

Here are 5 places that you can surely consider, if you are interested in camping.

Hajar Mountains

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The Hajar Mountains spread evenly across Oman and UAE. It is one of the perfect places to visit in Dubai for a camping trip. You must remember carry hiking and trekking gear when travelling here.

The Hajar Mountains is among the most serene desert destinations for camping in Dubai. It has a beautiful picturesque view for you to adore. This camping trip is for you if you really love trekking and camping. One can also explore Dubai wildlife in the mountains of Hajar.

Jebel Al Jais Mountain

Jebel Al Jais is believed to be the tallest mountain in UAE. The mountain is located in Ras AL Khaimah. Jebel Al Jais is also popular as “Grand Canyon of Oman” because the scenic views here are truly awe-inspiring. This is an exceptional place for you to hike up, where you can enjoy great viewpoints of the mountains. The hiking track here is relatively flat and quite easy to climb. Jebel Al Jais is definitely one of the best places to visit in UAE.

Fossil Rock


Fossil Rock is located in Sharjah. This is again, one of the best sites for fun in UAE. A popular hangout spot for camping enthusiasts. Surrounded by sand dunes, this place is relaxed as it is away from the hustle and bustle of the urban areas. The place is amazing, especially for adventure junkies, as one can go dune bashing and off-roading in a 4×4. You would surely love dune buggying at Fossil Rock.

White Sand Beach

Be amused by the coastline in Oman here. White Sands Beach is located in between Fins and Wadi Shab. The place is excellent for pitching your camp/tent on a beautiful cliff above a sandy beach. Enjoy serene views and listen to the soothing sound of the waves, while you lay down and gaze at the night sky.

Besides, White Sand Beach is also an ideal for enjoying water sports such as paddle-boarding, snorkelling, diving and fishing in the emerald pools. You can even also spot many sea urchins close to the beach. Last but not the least, the place is surrounded by some of the best shopping destinations in UAE.

Khasab and Al Sayah Plateau

If you want to visit Khasab and Al Sayah Plateau in Musandam, then you need to apply for a 10-day tourist visa, as this passes through the border at Al Rams. There are many ways of making your trip a memorable one, with mountain biking, trekking, or, simply hanging out at camp and enjoying the views.

If you are a water sports lover, then there are only a few selected water activities to enjoy like snorkeling, swimming, and diving.


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