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The Hidden Oasis Loop

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From AED 525

From AED 525

A challenge for those who have already completed our linear Hidden Oasis route, this extended loop takes you far away from the road, and far into the wadi where you have to be completely self-reliant.
Once you have passed the Hidden Oasis, the gradient of the hike gets steeper and steeper before summiting a small peak in the middle of Jebel Jais mountain range. This gradient is no easy task, and will put your stamina and will-power to the test.
After the peak (where you have amazing views) you pass a small remote farm, and if you’re lucky, you may be invited in to share some tea. This then leads you to a steep downhill section, traversing the top of a scree slope. Steady footing and patience are key here. Passing a small pond and a tropical paradise on the way downhill, you find the land becoming steadily flatter as you reach the main wadi bed.
A challenging but rewarding hike, with nature at the Hidden Oasis, and then spectacular views in remote locations. You choose to put yourself and your skills to the test, don't expect an easy ride!

Difficulty Levels
Easy - Some challenging terrain, all walkable. Trail based. Uphill and downhill sections are either short or have steps. general fitness needed.
Intermediate - Challenging terrain. Use of hands needed for some short sections, minor scrambling. Up and downhill with some steep gradients. Mostly trail based. Moderate fitness needed.
Hard - Very challenging terrain. Mostly steep up or downhill. Scrambling experience required for some sections. Need to be regularly physically active.
 
 

From AED 525

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Maximum No: 12 people 
Minimum No: 3 People 
Duration: 8 hours 
Distance: 9km
Start Time: 9:00am 
Elevation: 1042M height gained
Meet at Bear Grylls Explorers Camp (click for map )

Level
Hard – Very challenging terrain. Mostly steep up or downhill. Scrambling experience required for some sections. Need to be regularly physically active.
 

What is Provided

  • Experienced hike guide 
  • Outdoor first aid certified leader
  • Emergency Sat-Phone communication

What to Bring

  • Hiking backpack
  • Good walking boots (with ankle supporting protection)
  • Hiking clothes (breathable materials, full sleeved t-shirt and full length pants)
  • Sun hat & sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Lunch for the hike
  • Water 1.5 litres per 2 hours for every 2 hours of trekking