There’s so much to explore in Hatta Mountains and the desert safari from hiking to biking. Hatta is the perfect place for adventure and thrill lovers. The mountain peaks, crisp air, and untamed environment make it the perfect spot for mountain bikers, adventurers, and nature lovers. There is plenty for you to explore in Hatta Mountain. Hatta is located on a one hour drive from Dubai and is a perfect picnic spot for people.

All you need to know about Hatta Mountains:

Hatta is an old village located in the rough Hajar mountains. The most famous places in Hatta include the popular Heritage Village, two prominent military towers, and the Juma mosque is the oldest building in Hatta. It is a 200-year-old village with places having archaeological importance.

Places to Visit in Hatta:

  1. Hajar Mountains:

These mountains are the highest mountain range in the Arabian peninsula. They are also known as “Oman Mountains”. This area is a great place for trekking purposes. There are many wildlife species in these mountains which includes leopards and the Arabian tahr.

  1. Hatta Heritage Village:

Ever wonder how were villages in the past in the Emirates? A trip to this Heritage The village will give you an insight into the history of the villages in Emirates. This village is the oldest in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This village consists of two watchtowers, a fort, and a mosque. You can also step inside the local ruler’s house, known as Bait al Wali. There are several instruments, furnishings, weapons, and so much more of the old times to give you the hint of the life of the people of history.

  1. Hatta Park:

This is just a few km away from the Heritage Village. It was built in 2004. This park was built to add some greenery to the region. It is a popular picnic spot for the people. It includes, children’s playing field, sports field, and running tracks. At the highest point, there is also a tower which can be climbed up.

  1. Hatta Dam:

The Hatta Dam is a calm environment consisting of amazing waters which are suitable for Kayaking and amazing mountainscapes. It also has some historical value because of the ancient valleys found in the valleys. People visit this place to enjoy the calm atmosphere and the amazing view of the waters.

Things to do on Hatta Mountains and Desert safari

There are plenty of things to do in Hatta Mountains which includes:

  1. Mountain Biking:

There are no better ways than mountain biking to explore the Wadis, Hills and farmlands of the Hatta Mountains. Multiple trails from beginners to advanced level riders have been set up to facilitate the people coming for mountain biking.

  1. Kayaking:

Hatta Dam Lake is the perfect location for Kayaking in the lake and sees the beautiful Hatta Mountains.

  1. Donut Boat Riding:

You can also do donut boat riding in this lake or paddleboarding to get the most of your trip.


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