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The Dhayah Fort is a historic site for the UAE, as it was one of the last holdouts of local resistance to the British incursion of 1819.

Dhayah Fort
Dhayah Fort

The Dhayah Fort is a historic site for the UAE, as it was one of the last holdouts of local resistance to the British incursion of 1819. The fort is the highest hilltop fort in the UAE, affording those within a 360 degree view of of the surrounding area.

Its panoramic views and significance in the history of the emirate make it a prime destination for travellers and enthusiasts. If you find yourself visiting the site, note that there’s an upper and lower fort—both open for visitors.

The Hajar Mountains dominate the view at Ras Al Khaimah, offering a prime location for travellers looking to enjoy a hike or scenic vista.

Hajar Mountains
Hajar Mountains

Few sights can match the subtle beauty of this mountain range in the UAE. Hikers and mountain climbers flock to the range for an unforgettable experience set in the open desert air.

The Hajar Mountains dominate the view at Ras Al Khaimah, offering a prime location for travellers looking to enjoy a hike or scenic vista. The range is a great destination for exploration under the open sky—whether it’s a day trip to the natural wonder, or an evening spent camping beneath a tapestry of stars.

Jazirat Al-Hamra is a hamlet frozen in time and shrouded in mystery. Once a pearl fishing village with a thriving community, it stands today as a ghost town long abandoned by its inhabitants.

Jazirat Al-Hama
Jazirat Al-Hama

Jazirat Al-Hamra is a hamlet frozen in time and shrouded in mystery. Once a pearl fishing village with a thriving community, it stands today as a ghost town long abandoned by its inhabitants.

Those who choose to explore Jazirat Al-Hama will find many of the dwellings to be perfectly intact—as if the residents at the time left at once, in an inexplicable hurry. The cause for their relocation remains to be the center of rumours and discussion, though it’s largely been attributed to tribal conflict some time in the 60’s.

Most who explore Jazirat Al-Hama do so unassisted, without tour guide or electronic voice-overs.

Jebel Jais is the United Arab Emirates' tallest mountain, and a must-visit for nature enthusiasts, mountaineers, and anyone who appreciates a scenic view.

Jebel Jais
Jebel Jais

Formed over 70 milllion years ago, the Jebel Jais is the United Arab Emirates’ tallest mountain, and a must-visit for nature enthusiasts, mountaineers, and anyone who appreciates a scenic view. A 20-kilometer long road winds its way along the mountain’s flank, providing visiting explorers with access to a range of viewing platforms.

Visitors can also enjoy activities such as hiking, ziplining, camping, and cycling—and enjoy a meal at the Muse Cafe or Puro Express when the day is done.

For information on car rentals or taxi bookings, simply approach our Karim team.

Website
https://jebeljais.ae/

Al Marjan Island a cluster of four coral-shaped man-made islands situated in the Persian Gulf. It is widely recognized as one of the UAE's top vacation destinations and features several beaches and high-end luxury resorts.

Marjan Island
Marjan Island

A popular vacation destination in the Middle East, Al Marjan Island is home to some of the most luxurious resorts and stunning beaches in the region. The island features close to half of all five-star rooms in the Emirates.

While it has yet to reach full operations, Al Marjan Island is rapidly expanding, already attracting thousands of party goers each year.

The National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah is situated in the western side of the city, in a fort occupied by the ruling family until the 1960s.

National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah
National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah

Formerly the residence of the ruling Qawasim family, the National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah showcases hundreds of archeological and ethnological artifacts including ancient weaponry and agricultural tools; documents, treaties, and manuscripts shared between the Ras Al Khaimah ruling class and the UK government; and all kinds of remnants from the area’s rich past in architecture, agriculture, farming, fishing, and pearl diving.

The museum hosts a Private Full-Day tour that allows visitors to get up and close with city’s and the region’s vibrant past.

The Ras Al Khaimah Zipline is the longest in the world, with a total length of 2.8-kilometers and max speeds of up to 120-kilometers per hour.

Rak Zipline
Rak Zipline

A popular destination for adrenaline junkies, the Ras Al Khaima Zipline has gained international recognition as the world’s longest zipline. It stretches out an impressive 2.8-kilometers beginning near the summit of Jebel Jais, 1600-meters from the ground, and reaches max speeds of up to 120-kilometers per hour.

Zipliners are in for a thrill as they whip down the mountain while suspended in mid-air—a must see!

Ras Al Khaimah is a prime location for tourists looking to immerse themselves in the history and culture of the UAE.

Ras Al Khaimah
Ras Al Khaimah

RAS AL KHAIMAH
Ras Al Khaimah is a prime location for tourists looking to immerse themselves in the history and culture of the UAE. Nestled between miles of virgin coastline and the Hajjar Mountain Range are various monuments and historical sites.

Ras Al Khaimah National Museum
Housing a wealth of cultural and historical artifacts from the UAE, the Ras Al Khaimah National Museum is located in the former palace of the Al Qawasim royal family. The museum boasts a variety of exhibits on natural history, archaelogical finds, and artworks that have survived for more than a century.

Other Sites of Note
• Shamal and Sheeba’s Palace, the crypts and ruins of a palace from the medieval era.
• Al Falayah, the former summer residence of the Al Qawasim royal family.
• Jazirat Al Hamra, a ghost town featuring decades-old architecture.
• The Old City and Souk, an immersive experience featuring artisanal workshops and traditional shopping.

Airport Terminal 1 in Ras Al Khaimah is situated 20-kilometers south of Ras Al Khaimah City.

Ras Al Khaimah International Airport
Ras Al Khaimah International Airport

Since resuming operations in 2014, Airport Terminal 1 in Ras Al Khaimah has rebranded into a practical and affordable hub for travelers in the region. It has seen strong growth in the last few years and continues to be a top choice for budget airlines in the Middle East.

The Dhayah Fort is a historic site for the UAE, as it was one of the last holdouts of local resistance to the British incursion of 1819.

Dhayah Fort
Dhayah Fort

The Dhayah Fort is a historic site for the UAE, as it was one of the last holdouts of local resistance to the British incursion of 1819. The fort is the highest hilltop fort in the UAE, affording those within a 360 degree view of of the surrounding area.

Its panoramic views and significance in the history of the emirate make it a prime destination for travellers and enthusiasts. If you find yourself visiting the site, note that there’s an upper and lower fort—both open for visitors.

The Hajar Mountains dominate the view at Ras Al Khaimah, offering a prime location for travellers looking to enjoy a hike or scenic vista.

Hajar Mountains
Hajar Mountains

Few sights can match the subtle beauty of this mountain range in the UAE. Hikers and mountain climbers flock to the range for an unforgettable experience set in the open desert air.

The Hajar Mountains dominate the view at Ras Al Khaimah, offering a prime location for travellers looking to enjoy a hike or scenic vista. The range is a great destination for exploration under the open sky—whether it’s a day trip to the natural wonder, or an evening spent camping beneath a tapestry of stars.

Jazirat Al-Hamra is a hamlet frozen in time and shrouded in mystery. Once a pearl fishing village with a thriving community, it stands today as a ghost town long abandoned by its inhabitants.

Jazirat Al-Hama
Jazirat Al-Hama

Jazirat Al-Hamra is a hamlet frozen in time and shrouded in mystery. Once a pearl fishing village with a thriving community, it stands today as a ghost town long abandoned by its inhabitants.

Those who choose to explore Jazirat Al-Hama will find many of the dwellings to be perfectly intact—as if the residents at the time left at once, in an inexplicable hurry. The cause for their relocation remains to be the center of rumours and discussion, though it’s largely been attributed to tribal conflict some time in the 60’s.

Most who explore Jazirat Al-Hama do so unassisted, without tour guide or electronic voice-overs.

Jebel Jais is the United Arab Emirates' tallest mountain, and a must-visit for nature enthusiasts, mountaineers, and anyone who appreciates a scenic view.

Jebel Jais
Jebel Jais

Formed over 70 milllion years ago, the Jebel Jais is the United Arab Emirates’ tallest mountain, and a must-visit for nature enthusiasts, mountaineers, and anyone who appreciates a scenic view. A 20-kilometer long road winds its way along the mountain’s flank, providing visiting explorers with access to a range of viewing platforms.

Visitors can also enjoy activities such as hiking, ziplining, camping, and cycling—and enjoy a meal at the Muse Cafe or Puro Express when the day is done.

For information on car rentals or taxi bookings, simply approach our Karim team.

Website
https://jebeljais.ae/

Al Marjan Island a cluster of four coral-shaped man-made islands situated in the Persian Gulf. It is widely recognized as one of the UAE's top vacation destinations and features several beaches and high-end luxury resorts.

Marjan Island
Marjan Island

A popular vacation destination in the Middle East, Al Marjan Island is home to some of the most luxurious resorts and stunning beaches in the region. The island features close to half of all five-star rooms in the Emirates.

While it has yet to reach full operations, Al Marjan Island is rapidly expanding, already attracting thousands of party goers each year.

The National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah is situated in the western side of the city, in a fort occupied by the ruling family until the 1960s.

National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah
National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah

Formerly the residence of the ruling Qawasim family, the National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah showcases hundreds of archeological and ethnological artifacts including ancient weaponry and agricultural tools; documents, treaties, and manuscripts shared between the Ras Al Khaimah ruling class and the UK government; and all kinds of remnants from the area’s rich past in architecture, agriculture, farming, fishing, and pearl diving.

The museum hosts a Private Full-Day tour that allows visitors to get up and close with city’s and the region’s vibrant past.

The Ras Al Khaimah Zipline is the longest in the world, with a total length of 2.8-kilometers and max speeds of up to 120-kilometers per hour.

Rak Zipline
Rak Zipline

A popular destination for adrenaline junkies, the Ras Al Khaima Zipline has gained international recognition as the world’s longest zipline. It stretches out an impressive 2.8-kilometers beginning near the summit of Jebel Jais, 1600-meters from the ground, and reaches max speeds of up to 120-kilometers per hour.

Zipliners are in for a thrill as they whip down the mountain while suspended in mid-air—a must see!

Ras Al Khaimah is a prime location for tourists looking to immerse themselves in the history and culture of the UAE.

Ras Al Khaimah
Ras Al Khaimah

RAS AL KHAIMAH
Ras Al Khaimah is a prime location for tourists looking to immerse themselves in the history and culture of the UAE. Nestled between miles of virgin coastline and the Hajjar Mountain Range are various monuments and historical sites.

Ras Al Khaimah National Museum
Housing a wealth of cultural and historical artifacts from the UAE, the Ras Al Khaimah National Museum is located in the former palace of the Al Qawasim royal family. The museum boasts a variety of exhibits on natural history, archaelogical finds, and artworks that have survived for more than a century.

Other Sites of Note
• Shamal and Sheeba’s Palace, the crypts and ruins of a palace from the medieval era.
• Al Falayah, the former summer residence of the Al Qawasim royal family.
• Jazirat Al Hamra, a ghost town featuring decades-old architecture.
• The Old City and Souk, an immersive experience featuring artisanal workshops and traditional shopping.

Airport Terminal 1 in Ras Al Khaimah is situated 20-kilometers south of Ras Al Khaimah City.

Ras Al Khaimah International Airport
Ras Al Khaimah International Airport

Since resuming operations in 2014, Airport Terminal 1 in Ras Al Khaimah has rebranded into a practical and affordable hub for travelers in the region. It has seen strong growth in the last few years and continues to be a top choice for budget airlines in the Middle East.

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