Location : MUSANDAM
Khasab is a port city on northern Oman’s Musandam Peninsula. Our city tour drive through the town of Khasab with its old and new souk and visit to Khasab Fort Known as Khasab Castle. The Portuguese built Khasab fort at the beginning of the 17th century is the main attraction in the city. Unlike many forts, which were built on high ground for defensive purposes. Khasab Fort has crenellated stone turrets, model wooden boats and a museum with handicrafts and Archaeological finds. Toward the end of our trip you will visit the Wadi Qadah and the old village Tawi where you see Traditional stone houses, ancient rock carvings delineating camels, ships and warriors, said to be more than 2000 years old.
City tour of Khasab
Khasab is a port city on northern Oman’s Musandam Peninsula. Our city tour drive through the town of Khasab with its old and new souk and visit to Khasab Fort Known as Khasab Castle.The Portuguese built Khasab fort at the beginning of the 17th century is the main attraction in the city. Unlike many forts, which were built on high ground for defensive purposes. Khasab Fort has crenellated stone turrets, model wooden boats and a museum with handicrafts and Archaeological finds. Toward the end of our trip you will visit the Wadi Qadah and the old village Tawi where you see Traditional stone houses, ancient rock carvings delineating camels, ships and warriors, said to be more than 2000 years old.
Full Day Cruise to Khor Sham
Khasab is the capital of Musandam and it’s popular for Fjords, Coral Reef, colored fishes and Dolphin. The sea here is famous for its rich treasure of seafood and also for its beautiful crystal clear water that provides an ideal place for snorkeling and diving. Going on a Dhow Cruise is a fantastic way to see the spectacular Fjords and the surrounding scenery. Our Dhow Cruise takes you to the Khor Sham fjord where the natural community of dolphins are welcoming you to the silence of sea and we do have two anchoring for snorkel and swimming near to the historical Telegraph Island and the Seebi Island. Swim and snorkel among the colorful sea life and under water life in Telegraph and Seebi is one of the best ways to make yourself happy in the present is to recall happy times from the past. The experience of witnessing the parade of big marine life finning along the edge of a reef wall tends not limited during your Full Day Khasab Cruise with us. The guests will be offered safety jackets and snorkeling kit as a part of the tour and indeed you will have mouthwatering sea food lunch and refreshments on dhow.
Half day Mountain Safari to Jabel Harim
Jebel Harim, which translates as the ‘mountain of women’ and at 2000m the highest peak in Musandam. The mountain takes its name from the days when local women would retreat to caves up here in order to avoid being carried off by pirates or rival tribes while their menfolk were away on extended fishing or trading expeditions. The actual summit is home to a radar station monitoring shipping way below in the Straits of Hormuz and is out of bounds, although there are superb all-round views from the road, with breathtaking views back to Khasab and towards Dibba. Many of the rocks up here are also studded with superbly preserved fossils, offering the remarkable sight of ancient submarine creatures – mollusks, fish, clams and numerous trilobites – now incongruously stranded near the summit of one of Arabia’s highest mountains.
Our mountain safari tour Buckle up for a 4x4 adventure to 6,000 feet above sea level. From Khasab city, we’ll drive up into the mountains of the Musandam Peninsula, making pit-stops at viewpoints along the way. The village of Sayah is on the cards, too. This picturesque hamlet tumbles down the hillside, and is still occupied by desert-dwelling Bedouin people.
The settlement is famous for its ancient petro graphs – 3,000-year-old paintings splattered on the rock face. En route you’ll pass a remarkable fossil wall, formed out of what was originally a chunk of sea bed rock and covered in a dense layer of fossilized impressions among which the outlines of crabs, starfish and shells can clearly be made out. Later on, we drive up near the summit of Jebel Harim, literally “Mountain of Women”. Of course, the photo opportunities from these heights are spectacular, in particular the Khawr Najid this stunning view point overlooks the Indian Ocean
09.30 am : Arrival in Khasab (Self drive / Report our office)
10.00 am : Khasab city tour with fort visit.
12.00 pm : End of city tour and check in 4* Atana Musandam (Free time & Overnight)
09.45 am : Pickup from the Hotel
10.00 am : Full Day Dhow Cruise to Khor Sham with lunch.
04.00 Pm : End of the trip and transfer back to the Hotel
09.45 am : Pickup from the Hotel
10.00 am : Departure for 4WD Mountain Safari to Jebel Harim.
02.00 pm : End of the trip and drop to Khasab
- Khasab City tour with fort visit
- Full day dhow cruise to Khor Sham (Sharing)
- Dedicated Guest Relation in Dhow (English Speaking Escort)
- Fresh Fruits
- Unlimited soft drinks and mineral water.
- Life jackets, towels and snorkeling kits
- Buffet Lunch on board
- Half day Mountain Safari to Jabel Harim (Private Car)
- 2 night accommodation at Atana Musandam ( Double room sharing on BB Basis)
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- Package excludes UAE exit fee (AED 35/ -) at UAE border and Oman visa cost (OMR 5.00). This is applicable for all guests including children and infants.
- Self-drive vehicles must be Oman insured.
- Passengers coming with a rent a car must carry a NOC certificate from the car renting company to cross the border to Oman via Al Dhara border.
- Changing rooms are available within the Dhow.
- The Dhow Cruise will be subject to weather conditions.
- The booking confirmation is subject to availability and payment receipt.
- All passengers must carry their original passports with a minimum validity of 6 months.
- The below given nationalities only eligible for on arrival visa from the border. Other nationalities must have a UAE resident visa with Managerial / Supervisor profession with minimum 3month validity for visa and passport
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