People, who live in UAE, might know about a village called, Hatta, located near the Oman Boarder, under the Government of Dubai. If you want to spend some time calmly with your loved once or with your friends, then this is the right place where is surrounded by mountain ranges.
Hatta can be reached by travelling 120km from Sharjah. It might take one and hour to reach there, if you go through Sharjah-Maliha road via E102 exit.
There are three main attractions are there.
Hatta dam, which is a feast to eye, is the main attraction in Hatta. Drive your car along the dam, hike a bit between photo stops and spend some time soaking up the natural beauty of the mountainous area. We can see so many pedal boats & kayaks for the tourists. On the pedal boat, two adults and two children will be charged AED 120 per hour while they charge AED 60 for one person to use kayak. You ought to visit this finest dam in UAE.
Hatta Heritage Village
After experiencing the beauty of Hatta dam, we can go to Hatta Heritage Village which has been opened its restoration in 2001. The village is located in the heart of Hatta Mountainous area within the emirate of Dubai.
We can witness the life styles of ancient people, the history of the fort, houses, war strategies, weapons etc. It is opened, from Saturday to Thursday, from 8 am to 8 pm and on Friday, it’s opened from 2;30 pm to 8 pm.
You can reach the hill park from heritage village, if you take a five minutes’ drive. Playground for children, Handball Court, Synthetic Track for Joggers, Multiplex Sports Court, Special Areas for Bar b q, Watch Tower etc., these are the main facilities you can avail there.
Although there is a Swimming Pool, it is made for UAE citizens. Timing of the hill park is from 8 am to 11 pm, however it closes at 12 midnight on public holidays.
You can definitely plan a trip with your friends or with you family. Entry fee is absolutely free in all places.
So, don’t hesitate, plan a trip to Hatta on this weekend itself and enjoy the serene beauty of Hatta.
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