Musandam Dibba Tour with Dhow Cruise & Lunch
Discover one of the most beautiful landscapes in the Middle East on this "dibba" tour of Musandam. With jagged coastlines, clear blue waters and a rich marine wildlife, Musandam is one UAE's best-kept secrets on the Arabian Peninsula. Cruise past towering fjords, explore ancient Portuguese forts, visit the Carpet Market and capture amazing sights of the Masafi Mountains. The tour is as enchanting as it can get.
- Embark on a day of adventure, leaving Dubai behind in the morning.
- Get picked up from your residence and go on a 2-hour drive past the scenic Hajar Mountains, through Ras Al-Khaimah to Khasab, the capital of Musandam Peninsula.
- Discover the highlights of Musandam - the Portuguese forts and the stunning natural fjords.
- Set sail on the traditional 2-deck dhow towards the Sandy Beach in Musandam.
- Along of the journey, you may also be able to spot dolphins and see them swimming along the dhow.
- Go for a swim or snorkel in the clear waters.
- Enjoy a wide array of fresh fruits along with water & soft drinks served aboard the dhow.
Why You Shouldn't Miss This
Situated in an exclave of Oman, between the UAE and the Persian Gulf, is the Musandam region. Primarily a peninsula that juts into the gateway between the Arabian Sea and the Persian Gulf, the Musandam region is rich in natural wonder - geological formations, land and sea life, old fishing villages, stone houses and Portuguese forts.
A drastic change from the scenery of Dubai, this tour of Khasab, the capital of Musandam, and cruise in the surrounding waters offer a unique getaway from the urban jungle of Dubai. You will be part of a peaceful and scenic environment, surrounded by the rugged mountains of Musandam standing in the sea. You will also be able to put on your swimming gear, dive into the waters and swim with the fishes in the surrounding seas. The tour is also inclusive of a sumptuous buffet lunch that is served on board the dhow.
The experience begins at your residence where you will be picked up in a luxury bus and embark on your journey towards Musandam. On the way, you will drive past the Hajar mountain ranges on one side and the Persian Gulf on the other. There will be multiple stops for taking photographs as well. This journey is refreshing and scenic in its own right.
After this 2-hour journey, you will reach the Musandam Khasab harbor and board a traditional Omani dhow for your cruise. The cruise will take you past one of the largest fjords, or rock canyons, of the region - Khor Al Shim. Here, you can don your swimming gear and go for a snorkeling session in the sea. There will be refreshments throughout the cruise.
You will also have a chance to see dolphins swimming with their schools and diving in and out of the sea. Following this marvelous experience, you will enjoy a delicious continental lunch buffet on your dhow. After the 5-hour cruise, you will return to the port with unforgettable memories of the place. Finally, you will be transferred back to Dubai to your residence.
- Hotel Transfers (Optional).
- 5 Hours Musandam Dhow cruise departing from Dibba harbor.
- Buffet lunch with refreshments.
- Banana Ride.
- Fishing & Swimming with life jackets.
- Snorkeling with Equipment.
- Border pass and other formalities.
Know Before You Go
The total duration of the experience is 5 hours. You will be picked up from your residence in Dubai at 6:30 AM.
If you do not opt for hotel pick up and drop off, you must meet your tour guide at the Dibba Al Hisn Border Check point, Corniche St, Dibba, Oman. If you choose to be picked up and dropped off at your hotel, the experience will begin and end at your place of stay. It takes 2 hours to reach Musandam from Dubai.
What to Wear
Please be dressed light and casual, keeping the weather in mind.
A current valid passport is required on the day of travel.
Please note that both UAE Residents and those holding a Tourist Visa must send a copy of their passport prior to their tour in order to get their Border Pass processed, without which guests cannot cross the Dibba checkpoint.
The border pass, once processed, will remain at the Dibba checkpoint and will only serve for the corresponding valid passport.
Super Flexible Cancellation Policy
Your tickets can be cancelled up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
The trip guys take care of everything, visa, travel, food, it almost seems too good to be true, especially after you see the prices also! But it is a wonderful deal and the destination is worth the visit.
From looking out the window to see skyscrapers to relaxing with a drink on a cruise watching the mountains pass, it was the change I needed! Everyone at office was raving about this and I was one of the last ones to get on the wagon, but I am glad I did.
How to Redeem Your Tickets
You will receive your Musandam dhow tour voucher via email shortly. Ensure you take a print out of your voucher. On the day of your experience, present your voucher to the tour operator who will come to pick you up at your hotel in a luxury coach or at Dibba Al Hisn Border Check point, if you have not chosen the pick-up and drop-off option.
These tickets are valid only for the date and time of booking.
Tour Starts & Ends At Your Hotel, Dubai
It is mandatory to carry your Passport on this tour (no other ID will be accepted, including Emirates ID).