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Stunning mountain drive but for military restrictions

A new black top road after the primary school in the village of Tawian, somewhere midway between... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Haseeb S
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Amazing drive

Amazing drive went on Jan 2016. Need SUV to reach the summit.Militar camp at the peak. Went after... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
Dhanoj K
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10 Apr 2017
“Stunning mountain drive but for military restrictions”
3 Apr 2017
“Short-lived Excitement...”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

A new black top road after the primary school in the village of Tawian, somewhere midway between RAK to Dibba on the E87 motorway takes you to Jabal Yibir. Unfortunately, you will be stopped at a military outpost and turned back although the mountain drive...More

5  Thank Haseeb S
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Travel from Sharjah was nice, with rock mountains along the view...very picturesque. Our climb up started from Al Tawyeen, Fujairah..and driving was fun since it will give you sharp bends and points where you won't see the road from your windshield since your going up...More

Thank KrissSantes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

10 March. Planned the Yibir hike for but got stopped by a military officer at a small outpost halfway up asking for Emirates ID's and saying no more expats only locals allowed. Very disappointed!!

5  Thank PJGerber
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Amazing drive went on Jan 2016. Need SUV to reach the summit.Militar camp at the peak. Went after couple of months entry restricted. Love to go there again anytime

Thank Dhanoj K
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Travelled twice in this year. First in March and then in August. The rating is based on March experience. We were able to reach the top though finding out the route took almost an hour. The drive is most difficult compare to drive to Jebel...More

Thank Makshum
Reviewed 16 October 2016

entry to the location has been blocked, as its border, u need SUV/4x4 to reach the peak point as the road to the destination is pretty steep, check your radiators before u plan a trip here.

Thank anoopsurendranadhan1
Reviewed 25 October 2015

jebel Yibir is teh highest named point in UAE. Despite that, it is a simpler hike than many other jebels in vicinity. the whole hike is 4-5 hours and of easy to moderate level. One can start in the morning or camp at the foothill...More

1  Thank S G
Reviewed 12 October 2015

There are a few small signs but it is easy to get lost but eventually you will see the winding hairpin road leading up 5000 feet to Jebel Yirbir, now tarmacked all the way with large side concrete barriers. At top no entry as military...More

Thank gwgMimsFlorida
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