Enjoy The Travel To Jebel Jais at Ras Al Khaimah

Ever Wondered What It’s Like To Travel to Jebel Jais at Ras Al Khaimah

Jebel Jais is the highest peak in the UAE, located in the north western Hajar Mountains. Formed nearly 70 million years ago, the Hajar Mountains lie on the border between Oman and the eastern United Arab Emirates. Jebel Jais, the highest peak in the region, is geographically located in Ras Al Khaimah, the emirate of the United Arab Emirates, with its beautiful coastline and picturesque beauty. This peak is famous among nature lovers and adventure seekers and offers world-class adventure drives with spectacular views from the summit. So read the following to know more about Jebel Jais’ activities and Jebel Jais attractions. 

Jebel Jais Activities

Jebel Jais is an adventurer’s paradise and a must-visit place in Ras Al Khaimah, especially when you have a long weekend ahead. If you’re seeking a visit to this mountain, here are a bunch of Jebel Jais activities you can pursue

  • Enjoy The Longest Zipline

Enjoy the Longest Zipline in Jebel Jais

Jebel Jais is Dubai’s highest point and offers the world’s longest zipline for travellers seeking adventure. Jebel Jais’s zipline is also certified by the Guinness World Records.

So the first thing to witness here is the zipline. If you’re moving at a speed of about 130km/h, that’s called flying, right? Adventure-seeking vacationers move at 130-150 km/h at an altitude of 1,680 metres above sea level. The exhilarating experience makes up for a memory of a lifetime. Top speeds on this zipline can get up to 100 miles per hour. But rest assured, the experience is absolutely safe and gives you an adrenaline rush, so it’s totally worth it. 

    • Duration : 9:30 A.M. To 4:00 P.M.
    • Jais Zipline Fair : AED 450-500
    • Pro tip : Special Jebel Jais zipline ticket prices, deals and discounts are available during Eid and summer.
  • Hiking The Mountains

Hiking the Mountains At Jebel Jais Activities

The UAE’s most remarkable mountain with breath-taking views guarantees an excellent experience. Camping activities can help you with your “me” time with the most incredible view of the mountains. Jebel Jais is also one of the most accessible climbing routes in the UAE, making it an exceptional choice for even first-time hikers. 

  • Delicious Meal With Breath-Taking View

A Delicious Meal With a Breath-taking View At Jebel Jais Activities

Ras Al Khaimah’s Mount Jebel Jais offers a spectacular view. The views through deep mountain canyons are unique and astounding. Jebal Jais Viewing Deck Park lets you experience the magic of this place and capture the award-winning shots. Every destination has a speciality when it comes to food and dining. The same goes for Jebel Jais, where you can eat at various mountain snack points. The Puro Express offers some splendid views from Dubai’s highest peak. Located in the middle of Deck Park, this treat point offers cakes, pizzas, salads and other food items. The recreational area also boasts the Muse Cafe. The bistro offers a variety of espresso-style cappuccinos, lattes, and chocolate espressos. They also have some lip-smacking smoothies. So, these snack points are a delight point of this place and also a friend in disguise that’ll help you revitalise as you overlook the magnificent views. 

The major Jebel Jais attraction is Jais Deck Park has 7 observation decks with 12 binoculars for visitors to take a bird’s eye view of the stunning valley from a remarkable height of 1,250 metres above sea level.

    • Opening Hours : 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. (on weekdays) 8:00 A.M. to 11:00 P.M. (On Weekends)
    • Fee : AED 5
  • An Adventure Park

Adventure Park At Jebel Jais Activities

Another Jebel Jais’ attraction is Jais Adventure Park is an extraordinary adventure park in Ras Al Khaimah. This park has a suspended obstacle course and numerous ziplines. The Jais Sky Maze hangs from 10 metres above the ground creating an obstacle course with unbalanced spans, rope swings and swing circles. Meanwhile, Jais Sky Tours is a network of seven ziplines and nine stages that offer aerial mountain tours.

  • Jebel Jais Sledder

Jebel Jais Sledder
Credits : Groupon

A 30 km drive up Jebel Jais Mountain is the gateway to Sledder. It is highly recommended for those who love scenic drives. Taxis are widely available in most parts of the UAE. Taxis are the best way to transport tourists and visitors. If a car isn’t your first choice, don’t worry. You can always reach Ras Al Khaimah by metro, bus or taxi. The best time of the day to go sledging is early in the morning when it isn’t much crowded. However, late evenings are equally good, or during the golden hour, which is best for instagrammable photos. The best time to visit Jebel Jais Dubai for these attractions is from November to February (the winter season). It will help you explore your interests as you can enjoy the weather.

    • Opening hours of Jebel Jais Sledder :
      • Daily between 9 AM And 5:30 PM
    • Ticket price :
      • Adult ticket : AED 40 (One Way); AED 90 (Three Trips)
      • Adult and child tickets : AED 60 (One Way) AED 125 (Three Times)
  • Jebel Jais Cliff Sky Tour

Jebel Jais Cliff Sky Tour

If travelling from one place to another has been your lifelong dream, another Jebel Jais’s attractions, the sky tour is the gateway. A self-guided aerial tour with stunning views of the Hajar Mountains will also take you to the Sky Bridge, the highest in the UAE, at approximately 1,250 metres above sea level and 300 metres above the ground. The zipline travels a total of 5km over a series of 6 ziplines ranging from 337m to just over 1km with an average speed of 60km/h. The experience here lasts about an hour, but you’ll hold those memories forever.

For all amateur photographers, the Jais Zipline Sky Tour offers the most compelling photos for social media. Before planning on this adventurous activity, you must also watch out for Jebel Jais’s weather conditions that may affect your experience. Usually, the months between November and February are cool. Thus, the ideal time to visit Jebel Jais.

Here are the weight restrictions to note before you take the ride.

    • Minimum weight : 40kg
    • Maximum weight : 100kg
    • Jais Zipline Sky Tour Price : AED 350 per person and may vary depending on the season.
    • Timings : Daily 9:30 AM To 3:00 PM.
  • Learn How to Survive in the Wild at Bear Grylls Camp

Have you ever wanted to experience a “Man vs Wild” kind of situation? Well, it’s not a distant reality now. Led by a team of well-trained professionals, the Bear Grylls Explorers Camp is a sweet haven for adventure junkies. The camp experts teach dynamic and practical tips and tricks to survive in the wilderness. This is for anybody who comes here seeking adventure or loves spending time amidst nature.

    • Entry fee : From AED 450/adult; to AED 325/child
  • Bungee Jumping (COMING SOON)

Adding to the list of Jebel Jais’ attractions, the bungee jumping experience is synonymous with the adrenaline rush. If you love extreme sports, then this place is definitely for you. This activity is guaranteed to give you a stomach-rumbling experience at 1,500 metres above sea level that will be hard to forget. This highly controlled drop is perfect for thrill seekers and adrenaline lovers.

  • Explore Jebel Jais Through Ferrata

Explore Jebel Jais through Ferrata

For those who want to try something different, there’s another option on our list of things to do in Jebel Jais activities. Jebel Jais via Ferrata offers a 1km dedicated climbing course that combines walking, rock climbing and ziplining. The entire experience lasts approximately 4 hours, and a qualified coach will guide you throughout the course. Don’t forget to wear shorts and a sports T-shirt for a better and more comfortable experience. Casual shoes such as Vans and Converse are not permitted. Only sturdy sneakers or running shoes with good grip are allowed. Participants must be over 12 years of age, and their weight should not be more than 130 kg.

Insider Tips For Visiting Sledder

    • Adventures sell fast here, so always book your tickets well in advance, especially for Jebel Jais.
    • You will take adventure slides, so wear clothes you find yourself comfortable in moving. As for footwear, wear shoes. 
    • You may rent a camera to record your experience. 
    • The ride may be scary, but hold on to the fun and excitement you’ll feel during that ride.

Things To Consider Before Visiting Jebel Jais

Here’s a list of things you must consider before visiting the mountains :

    • It takes more than 3 hours to reach the mountain. So ensure your vehicle is tuned correctly and has enough fuel to avoid obstacles. Also, pack some snacks for the trip.
    • Carry warm clothes when visiting the Hajar Mountains. The temperature drops as you go up. Therefore, you need a sweater or jacket to keep your body as warm.
    • Before arriving at Jebel Jais, one thing to note is that there are no supermarkets here. 
    •   It is better to bring your BBQ equipment from home if you plan on camping. 
    • Athletic shoes or sneakers are best, especially while hiking. Wear comfortable, light shoes if you choose to trek the mountains.


With deep canyons, sheer cliffs, eroded landscapes and steep slopes, Jebel Jais is the perfect destination for your outdoor thrills. The mountains and the various activities it offers account for an unforgettable experience. Long ago, the first impression of the UAE as a tourist was that of a desert country. It didn’t have the famous landmarks like today, such as the Burj Khalifa, Atlantis or The Dubai Mall, and the metro. A desert safari is also the most exciting and magical experience and a must for any visitor. The thrill and terror of a 4×4 drive up and down the rugged dunes are also relatively new. The beauty of the sands of the desert, the Jebel Jais mountain range, the wilderness, and the camp in the middle, is an experience of a lifetime.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

Where is Jebel Jais located?

Its located in Ras Al Khaimah and about 166.7 km from Dubai.

Is Jebel Jais the highest point in the UAE?

Yes, it is the highest mountain range in the UAE.

What is the name of the highest mountain peak in Ras Al Khaimah?

Name of the highest mountain peak in Ras Al Khaimah is known as Jebel Jais.

How much does the Jebel Jais zipline cost?

The Jebel Jais zipline cost ranges from AED 450 to 500.

What to do in Jebel Jais?

Things to do in the Jebel Jais mountain range: Zipline Adventure Cliff Sky tours Explore Jebel Jais through Ferrata Hiking the Mountains Go to Jebel Jais Sledder Survive in the Wild at Bear Grylls Camp

What is unique about Jebel Jais?

It has some major fun activities, making it the highest peak point in the UAE, approximately 1800 metres above sea level.

Why is Jebel Jais popular among tourists?

It is popular as it provides thrilling activities for explorers to make their trip memorable.

Manshi Yadav
Manshi Yadav A postgraduate in literature, Manshi has fantasised about writing novels like J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter and Mary Wollstonecraft’s Frankenstein Instead, she became a book fanatic passionate about writing content on education, UI, health, and travel. She’s a pro at engaging readers and making them crave for more exciting articles.
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