Wadi Nikhab Hike

Jun 12, 2017 | Hiking-2, Route

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Route Details

Author: Outdoor Arabia
Distance: 7km (file includes the drive into the wadi)
Average time to complete: 5hrs
Route grade: Advanced
Suitable for families or kids: No
4x4 required to reach start point: Yes

It is a short off-road drive into the valley which is not really challenging and can be done with no support vehicles. The hike is a great hike in the UAE and has been cleaned up in the past – before it was litter all over the place. The trail leads down a wadi with some stairs and a small cave up to the top of the plateau with a village which is still inhabited by some herders. A few parts are exposed but generally it is good tracks. Without the help of a GPS it is easy to loose your way so better to use a GPS.