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Spend your Eid al Adha break in Ras al Khaimah

This Eid Al Adha escape to Ras Al Khaimah and experience an array of activities like kayaking in the mangroves and zip lining across rugged mountains or just chilling at a luxury resort.
 
Conquer new heights at Jebel Jais, the highest mountain peak in the UAE. As the adventure hub of the region, Ras Al Khaimah is home to Jebel Jais Flight: The World's Longest Zipline – a high profile adventure attraction that features on every thrill-seeker’s bucket list. Earn your bragging rights as you fly down the length of a 2.83km zipline at breathtaking speeds of 120km - 160km an hour – all while you soak in panoramic mountain views at 1,680 meters above sea level.

Just 60 minutes from the Dubai International Airport, Ras Al Khaimah is ideal for residents and tourists looking for authentic Arabian hospitality, relaxing beach breaks or their next adrenaline packed adventure.  It is also now easier to get there with a free of charge, luxury shuttle bus service from Dubai International Airport to the Emirate.

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