With over 7,000 years of captivating history and culture, Ras Al Khaimah is the perfect getaway from everyday life if you are looking for a great riding destination. Offering magnificent landscapes, breathtaking coastlines and rich, terracotta desert planes, RAK has built a solid reputation among the motorcyclists in the UAE. What makes RAK special the diversity of riding terrain it offers. It has a potent mix of on-road and off-road that satisfies all kinds of riders. With its mountains and wadis, it not only is an ideal destination for campers and hikers but if you like heading into nature on your enduro or adventure motorcycle, RAK offers thousands of gravel tracks that head into the mountains, waiting for you to explore.
For those who enjoy the road, there are hardly any better twitsties to devour than those on the road that head up to Jebel Jais. This motorcycling destination is situated on the mountain on the border between Oman and United Arab Emirates, with an elevation of 1,911 m (6,268 feet). The highest point of this mount is located on the Omani side, but a secondary hill west of this peak is considered the highest point of the United Arab Emirates, at 1,892 m (6,207 feet) above sea level.
For those riders who are looking for more than just a daylong ride and for those who want to take their family along. RAK has a host of other activities that everyone can enjoy. This Emirate has 64 kilometers of shoreline with white sandy beaches and it boasts a number of ancient archaeological sites, giving visitors a fascinating insight into its history and the rich culture that still runs through the very heart of its local population. Adventure seekers can opt for paragliding, water sports, golf, fishing and horse riding. RAK is also full of big name five-star hotels and beach resorts making it a viable weekend option.