Explore the UAE, Oman and beyond

Escape is a boutique trekking and outdoor lifestyle business giving small groups tailored and exhilarating experiences in the UAE and Oman's outdoors. We look after all the details so you can concentrate on the experience.

The UAE and neighbouring Oman offer many different wonderful landscapes to explore; from wide open desert, to stunning mountains, and fertile wadis. We offer trips, walks and camps with our qualified and experienced guides, and have adventures for every appetite, from the most experienced, to families with smaller children. Our trips range from standard packages to bespoke experiences, for families, groups of friends or corporate clients. We know the best spots in and around the UAE, how to get there (and back) safely, and what to take.

See the range of experiences we offer, or get in touch for a specific requirement and to learn more.




We are just back from guiding over 60 ladies on a trek of a lifetime.

The 6th Women’s Heritage Walk (WHW) was a five-day, 120 km cultural trek from Abu Dhabi to Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates. WHW was a life-affirming experience taking women over the age of 18 on a journey through history, connecting them to the heritage and culture of the UAE, and helping them forge deeper connections to themselves and each other through physical, mental, and emotional development. WHW has established itself as a unique and popular addition to the events calendar of the UAE, and this year over 60 women from a diverse range of backgrounds participated in the Walk with the support of each other and a passionate team of trainers and organizers.


We were delighted to organise this authentic and seasonal show in the pristine desert with a Springbok BBQ in our traditional Bedouin camp.


We were delighted to work with The Abu Dhabi chapter of the ENHG to offer members a fabulous family opportunity to come and learn whilst exploring a typical Wadi of the region.  This trip included an overnight stay in a beautiful and remote hostel with close access to several wadis.  Our guides taught families about the flora, fauna, geology and eco system of the area.


The perfect walk in the dunes with  sunset yoga session and hot drinks and snacks on traditional carpets.

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Sand Sisters Reunion Walk - 31 October 2020
Sat, Oct 31
Al Wathbah
Oct 31, 8:00 AM
Al Wathbah, Al Wathbah - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
We cannot wait to see you all again. Guided by your WHW2020 guides we'll walk through the beautiful dunes past camel farms. Endless views and all just 45 minutes from Abu Dhabi. Afterwards we'll settle on some traditional carpets and catch up properly over hot drinks and biscuits.
Snake canyon, Oman, two night stay and canyoning
Fri, Nov 20
Snake Canyon
Nov 20, 5:00 PM – Nov 22, 3:00 PM
Snake Canyon, Oman
Snake canyon is an exciting experience along a deep-sided, narrow, water sculpted canyon cut between the mountains. You will be guided across the canyon sides and through the water and equipped with safety harnesses and helmets. This is one of the most memorable outdoor experiences in the region.
Jebel Jais in Ras Al Kaimah, summit trek
Best from November April
Jebel Jais Mountain
Best from November April
Jebel Jais Mountain, North Ras Al Khaimah - Ras al Khaimah - United Arab Emirates
Trek to the summit of the highest mountain in the UAE. A well marked trail with stunning views and a variety of terrain. Quite challenging with some technical scrambling. Difficulty level, medium - open to all with a good level of fitness
Desert adventures tailored to your requirements
Best from November to May
Al Wathbah
Best from November to May
Al Wathbah, Al Wathbah - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Custom desert event (birthday party, corporate event, friends and family get-together). Your traditional Bedouin camp awaits you and your guests in a perfect spot nestled between the dunes between Abu Dhabi and Dubai
Seaside camping with sunset bbq
Best from November to April
Shuweihat Island
Best from November to April
Shuweihat Island, Shuweihat Island - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
West of Abu Dhabi, Shuweihat is about as far along the coast as you can go before you hit the border with Saudi Arabia. The glistening clear waters are a feast for the eyes as you wake to views you won't believe and dive right in.

+971 (0) 56 222 3740/+971 (0) 56 233 2033

P.O. Box 36303, Abu Dhabi, UAE

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