Hatta Makes It To The List Of The World’s Most Instagrammed Road Trips

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
Hatta Makes It To The List Of The World’s Most Instagrammed Road Trips

When you think road trips in the UAE, Hatta undoubtedly grabs the top spot. And we’re not the only one saying this! A UAE-based company conducted an extensive research on the most Instagrammed road trips and Hatta made grabbed the seventh position.

What’s It?

Wecashanycar, a company acquired by Dubizzle researched over 12 million Instagram posts for the hashtag #roadtrip. And the one of UAE’s scenic spots made it to the list. Anu guesses? Yes, we’re referring to UAE’s little gem- Hatta.

Photo Credits – Visit Hatta / Facebook

Hatta made to the list of the world’s most Instagrammed road trips and we’re just not surprised. In case you’ve not visited this Hatta, this is just reason enough to plan a trip right away. Hatta grabbed the seventh position on the list.

Meanwhile, Australia’s Great Ocean Road stood first followed by Route 66, USA, and the Outback in Australia. Two more places from the USA –  California’s Pacific Coast Highway, USA and Monument Valley, USA made it to the list.

Here’s the complete list:

North Coast 500, Scotland
Sicily, Italy
Tuscany, Italy
Hatta, UAE
California’s Pacific Coast Highway, USA
Monument Valley, USA
The Big Sur, USA
The Outback in Aussie land
Route 66, USA
Great Ocean Road, Australia

What Else?

Located ninety minutes away from Dubai, Hatta is one place which instantly transports you to a different country. Slightly cooler temperature, adventure activities, quirky stay options and of course breathtaking views make this spot a must-go when in the UAE. In case you haven’t visited Hatta yet, here are five reasons why this little gem must be on your bucket list.

Credits: Hatta Dubai Facebook
Credits: Hatta Dubai Facebook

In addition, Hatta is also home to Middle East’s first outdoor zorbing track. For those who didn’t know, zorbing is a thrilling sport performed inside a giant transparent ball, which is then made to roll down a slope in full speed. Gogravity, the 200 metre zorbing track in Hatta is open for kids and adults. You could take a single ride for AED 55 or pay up a fee of AED 85 for two rounds. The track is open everyday from 9:00 am to 6.30 pm.

credits: Visit Hatta

You can also camp in Hatta in a luxury repurposed trailer called the Hatta Sedr Trailers, at the banks of the Hatta dams. It offers a unique boutique hospitality experience each with its own terrace, bedroom, kitchenette, lounge but most importantly a pristine bathroom. Because we all know how important the last bit is! Here’s a look at what you will experience.