Glide along the world’s longest zipline and reach breakneck speeds of almost 150 kilometers an hour! Take a second on a suspended landing platform to reach the ground level and catch your breath after that breathtaking experience!
Why You Shouldn’t Miss This
Ras Al Khaimah is one of the seven emirates that make up the UAE. The Jebel Jais mountain is located in Ras Al Khaimah and has an elevation of 1934 meters, making it the highest point in the UAE. A zip line was opened from the top of the mountain and is an astonishing 2832 meters long. Speeds of up to 150 kilometers an hour can be reached by enthusiastic adventurers gliding down the zipline, making this mountain one of the most popular tourist destinations in the UAE.
A road scaling the entire mountain is being constructed with plans to build a ski slope, golf course, a launching ramp for paragliders, and a cable car. It is expected to become a haven for thrill-seekers across the world in the years to come.
The adrenaline rush of speeding towards the ground at a rapid 150 Km/hour is not something you are likely to forget too soon. The weather here is always conducive to some exciting activities. Unlike most other zip line adventures, you will need approximately two to three minutes to reach the bottom; long enough to catch sight of the massive stony mountain and the bright, blue sky. Although often praised only for its feats of engineering and hospitality, you will soon realize that the natural splendor of the United Arab Emirates, which is often overlooked, is just as breathtaking as its engineering marvels.
Once your adventure is complete, you will be spend some time on a suspended platform above the ground. This is your best opportunity to click a few photos of the splendid mountainous terrain all around. The numerous hairpins can be seen twisting up the mountain. If you are looking for something adventurous to do in the UAE, this is the perfect thing for you.
Know Before You Go
The tour is available on all days of the week except on Mondays and Tuesdays.
It is available between 9 AM and 5 PM in 1-hour slots (9 AM to 10 AM, 10 AM to 11 AM, and so on). You must arrive at the meeting point an hour before your booked time slot.