Ras al-Khaimah
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Our most recommended Ras al-Khaimah Outdoor Activities

Desert Drive & Wadi Shawka Pool Visit

1. Desert Drive & Wadi Shawka Pool Visit

Explore the best-kept treasures of Arabia on this mountain safari experience. Get a glimpse of desert life and agricultural life with rock formations deep in the desert such as fossil and camel rocks. Continue your adventure with sandboarding and an exciting dune bashing experience. Enjoy an exhilarating adventure to the deep trenches and waters of Wadi, the region’s natural water pools. Wadi Shawka in Ras Al Khaimah is neighbored by the Hajar Mountains and the valley consists of rocky terrain, farmland, water pools, wildlife, and plenty of parking and camping spots. Wadi Shawka is a perfect place for family picnics and get-togethers in nature. Swim back through it or turn back a little bit and climb a small hill to bypass it.

Khasab: Musandam Overnight Dhow Cruise

2. 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.

Khasab: Outdoor Camping with Dhow Cruise Tour

3. 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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What people are saying about Ras al-Khaimah

Great tour guide, put a lot of effort into it. The water was very cold but nice since we were alone. Would recommend it. Followed by a visit to the desert and a great picnic.

Great day with our guide. We've been alone in the desert and the Wadi ride

Excellent trip Guide was professional and trip was very nice

Fantastic trip into the desert with a very helpful guide