Ras al-Khaimah
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Ras Al Khaimah: Afternoon Desert Safari and BBQ Dinner

1. Ras Al Khaimah: Afternoon Desert Safari and BBQ Dinner

Escape the heat and hassle of Ras Al Khaimah’s urban center on an afternoon and evening desert safari by 4WD vehicle. Following a pick-up from your hotel, relax in the air-conditioned off-road vehicle. Head to the desert dunes that surrounds the city, and admire views of the barren yet enchanting landscape on the way. Stop at a traditional camel farm to see herds of the magnificent hump-backed herbivores. Learn about the different types of camels commonly seen in the desert around Ras Al Khaimah. Continue across the desert plains in your 4WD vehicle, and arrive at a campsite where Arabic coffee and dates are offered as a welcome. Climb on the back of a camel for an optional guided tour around the encampment. Get a henna tattoo design on your hands or feet. Watch a traditional Tanourah folk dance, and feast on a delicious barbecue dinner. After dinner, smoke a shisha (Arabic water pipe) if you wish, and watch a live belly-dance performance. Relax under a canopy of twinkling stars, and enjoy an experience that could be straight out of “One Thousand and One Nights”!

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Ras al Khaimah 5-Hour City Tour

2. Ras al Khaimah 5-Hour City Tour

This 5-hour city tour of Ras al Khaimah is priced for a group of up to 6 persons and includes a drive to Al Marjan, a manmade island set against the picturesque backdrop of the Arabian Peninsula and enclosed by the Yanis and Jais mountains. Marvel at this truly luxurious destination. Drive to Al Hamra village, a former fishing community, and stop to see Al Dhayah Fort, one of of the oldest sites in the Emirates. Admire the views of the mountains and sea from this point. This strategic military fortification played a major role in the history of the UAE. Built in 16th century, it is the only castle standing atop a mountainous dune in the UAE, and was the last area to fall into British hands in their long war against the Al Qawasim tribe. Continue on to visit the Mohammad Bin Salem Mosque and National Museum. The museum is housed in a fort that was the residence of the ruling family until the early 1960s. Lastly, you'll pass through the fish market area, stopping to explore the Old Souk, where you can find everything from ancient handicrafts to household items.

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From Khasab: Jebel Harim and Gulf of Oman Private Tour

3. From Khasab: Jebel Harim and Gulf of Oman Private Tour

Benefit from pickup at your accommodation, the airport, or cruise ship terminal in Khasab, and then travel in comfort towards Jebel Harim, the highest mountain on the Musandam Peninsula. Get panoramic views of the mountains and valleys as you make your way to the rugged Sayh Plateau, 1,100 meters above sea level. Gaze across the spectacular landscape to the coastal area of Dibba on the Gulf of Oman. Marvel at the neighboring canyon, 1,600 meters above sea level. Discover a wall of fossils that dates back to pre-historic times. Pass Khor Najid to see the unique fjord and Gulf of Oman. Visit an ancient stone house in Bait Ul Kufal, and soak up the beauty of the lush natural park of Birkat al-Khaldiyah. Continue the return trip to Khasab, and get dropped off at your original point of departure.

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Ras al Khaimah: Dinner Cruise on a Wooden Dhow Ship

4. Ras al Khaimah: Dinner Cruise on a Wooden Dhow Ship

Experience the natural landscapes and cityscapes around Mangroves creek as you cruise along in a traditional wooden dhow ship on this Ras Al Khaimah tour. Dine on a buffet dinner and listen to live music as you float down the stream. Be picked up from the comfort of your hotel in Ras Al Khaimah. Board your two-hour dinner cruise. Journey down Mangroves creek, which is home to wildlife like flamingos. Travel on a creek that extends right into the center of Ras Al Khaimah, bringing a rich sense of nature into the city. Watch the sights go by while savoring 4-star chef-prepared dishes.

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Khasab: Private City Tour and Wadi Qadah

5. Khasab: Private City Tour and Wadi Qadah

See the sights of the capital of the Musandam peninsula on a private tour of Khasab, famous for its fishing activities and peaceful oases. Following pickup from your hotel or cruise ship, make your way in comfort to the 16th-century fort. Discover authentic Omani handicrafts that span many centuries in the museum. Continue to the old and new souqs and get a feel for everyday life. Escape the crowds as you make your way to the old village of Tawi at the Wadi Qadah. Gaze in wonder at ancient rock art depicting camels, ships, and warriors, thought to be about 2,000 years old.

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Ras Al Khaimah: Bedouin Oasis Chalet Camping

6. Ras Al Khaimah: Bedouin Oasis Chalet Camping

If you are the outdoor addict who loves camping, you will have the time of your life at Bedouin Oasis Camp, enjoying a 5 star Bedouin experience within a tranquil oasis. You can go on a camel ride through the desert, sand board down a dune, experience traditional Henna painting or relax and witness the live entertainment. Following the BBQ dinner and Bedouin Oasis activities, you can spend the night in a tent that is mostly hand made using natural materials. Watch the stars free of light pollution in the middle of the desert. Before leaving, a light breakfast will be served. The camp has luxurious and environmentally friendly washroom facilities with private shower and other amenities to make your stay a pleasurable experience.

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Khasab: Musandam Overnight Dhow Cruise

7. Khasab: Musandam Overnight Dhow Cruise

After being collected from your accommodation in Khasab, you will make your way to meet your "dhow" for a full-day cruise. From here you will cruise to the Khourshem Fjords, where beautiful, calm, waters surrounded by fabulous mountains and white sandy beaches can be found. You will have the opportunity to explore small fishing villages, as well as the famous Telegraph Island and Seebi Island. You can enjoy watching dolphins swimming alongside the dhow during the journey, and you will stop for swimming and snorkeling in the clear, enticing water. Soft drinks, water, juices, fruits, tea/coffee, lunch, a BBQ dinner and breakfast will all be served on board. Enjoy an amazing traditional Omani dhow cruise, where you can spend the night sleeping on a traditional Omani dhow. The dhows are fully laid out with comfortable cushions and carpets, and mattresses and blankets will also be provided. After disembarking the dhow the following day, you will be safely returned to your Khasab accommodation.

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Khasab: Outdoor Camping with Dhow Cruise Tour

8. Khasab: Outdoor Camping with Dhow Cruise Tour

After being collected from your Khasab accommodation or cruise ship terminal, you can begin your full-day outdoor adventure by meeting up with and boarding your "dhow" in Musandam. You will cruise to the Khourshem Fjords, where beautiful, calm, waters surrounded by fabulous mountains and white sandy beaches can be discovered. You can explore small fishing villages as well as the famous Telegraph and Seebi Islands. You can enjoy watching dolphins swimming alongside the boat, and you will stop for swimming and snorkeling in the crystal clear waters. Soft drinks, water, juice, fruits and tea/coffee will also all be available for your enjoyment. You will then be transfered you from the dhow by speedboat to a camping beach, where tents and all necessary items will be provided. You will have the use of tents, mattresses, blankets, chairs, dining tables, electricity, music, a camp fire, fresh water, and a basic toilet whilst spending the night out under the stars. That night, you can enjoy a BBQ dinner, with breakfast being served the next morning. Mineral water and soft drinks for the camping site will also be provided, and you will return back to port next day. Timing can be adjusted according to guests' request, and you will be returned to your point of origin at the conclusion of the tour.

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Ras Al Khaimah Airport: Private Airport Drop Off

9. Ras Al Khaimah Airport: Private Airport Drop Off

Enjoy a private airport drop off at Ras Al Khaimah Airport and avoid the hassle and stress. This service is perfect for clients who value comfort, safety, speed and efficiency, and ideal for those traveling for business or for pleasure. The fleet cars are very spacious and comfortable, and equipped with a tracking system, complimentary internet access, water, fresh towels and newspapers. Moreover your driver will be well trained and experienced in the UAE, so you can be sure you will take the quickest and easiest route. Take the stress and hassle out of airport transfers.

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What people are saying about Ras al-Khaimah

-Pick up at the hotel worked great -Jeep safari was great, the desert & the sunset an absolute dream -Driver spoke wonderful English & was very caring -Show & camp were ok, there was always something to watch -Eating was ok, but not the Oberhammer The tour is definitely recommended!

Badr our tour guide was beyond exceptional.He made us feel welcome at first and his wealth of knowledge about UAE is so refreshing and vast . He's a fantastic tour guide and one I would glady recommend.

It was an all-round perfect trip! We would be picked up at the hotel and then the desert safari started. Afterwards there was dinner and a show. Any time :)

Highly recommended! Great ride over the dunes at sunset. Food might not be a classic BBQ, but still tasty! Great shows after the drive in the camp.

The pick-up from the hotel worked great. The driver really tried hard, so we had a lot of fun.