According to Shahzad (our guide), Hatta is still part of Dubai; but we still have to pass through Oman borders as it’s much faster using that route.
Dubai, UAE: Quick Stop at the Hatta Mountains
April 30, 2013
Dubai-Oman Hatta Tour
back to the vehicle
Aside from the leg room, being the only ones inside the vehicle allowed us to travel at our own pace. Without having to worry about other people, or having other people to worry about us, we were able to decide how long we would spend in one tourist spot.
We finally arrived at the Hatta Mountain. It was very peaceful at the time with only one other person in the area.
Hatta Mountain Tour Dubai-Oman
dam it! hehe
The water was green and the mountains serve as a rusty-colored backdrop. It has a little resemblance of Mt. Pinatubo in the Philippines (which I’ve never been to) because there’s a body of water around rocks.
Shahzad informed us that during weekends, the place is filled with locals having picnics. People drive with their cars and have barbecues while simply hanging around. But now it’s really bare. I tried to ask if we could swim in the area, but I stopped myself after seeing that the water was not clear.
It’s a big area and I could only imagine how many people were around during winter season where the climate was more bearable. Fortunately for us, the weather was still transitioning to summer.
the guy on the left was travelling alone
We had our last glimpse of Hatta Mountain before we were to get back to our route and head back to the city. To be continued…
Tour Guide: Shahzad Ahmad
Mobile Number: +971 56 2318281, +971 52 7866550
Check out my other posts about our Hatta Mountain Tour here:
- Dubai Hatta Mountain Safari Tour Highlights
- Dubai, UAE: Driving a Desert Buggy in Lahbab, Sharjah
- Dubai, UAE: Swimming in Wadi Al Qahfi
- Dubai, UAE: Quick Stop at the Hatta Mountains
- Dubai, UAE: Hatta Heritage Village Tour
Check out my other Dubai articles here:
- My Dubai Desert Safari Adventure Experience
- First Time to Ride an Emirates Boeing 777 Plane
- Now Blogging in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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