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Musandam Khasab Day Trip and Dhow Cruise from Dubai

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Overview
Escape to Oman’s stunning Musandam Peninsula for a dhow cruise on this full-day trip from Dubai. Traveling by air-conditioned minivan, head to Khasab in the Musandam region, and board a ‘dhow’ (Arabian wooden boat). Admire the spectacular fjords, coves and mountains that give the coastline its nickname, 'Norway of Arabia,' and stop off rocky Telegraph Island to swim and snorkel in the aquamarine seas. Your cruise includes a buffet lunch, unlimited non-alcoholic drinks and use of snorkeling equipment.
Highlights
  • Drive and cruise along Oman’s Musandam coast in a day from Dubai
  • Visit neighboring Oman and enjoy a dhow trip along Musandam's rocky shores
  • Pass cliffs and bays, look for dolphins, and stop to swim and snorkel
  • Seamless and easy: onboard lunch, drinks, entry visa, and transport included
What to Expect
Board an air-conditioned minivan at your Dubai hotel and trace the UAE coast to Musandam. This stunning peninsula area is part of neighboring Oman and is composed of craggy mountains and tiny villages.
Once across the Omani border, drive to the picturesque port of Khasab, and settle on your dhow (traditional Arabian boat) to cruise along the shoreline, known as the “Norway of Arabia” for its cliffs, inlets, and aquamarine water.
Admire the scenery from the open or shaded decks, and watch for dolphins around the boat. Drop anchor off Telegraph Island, home to a British telegraph station in the 1800s, and enjoy a swim or snorkel (equipment supplied) in the cool, clear water.
Then, savor an Arabic-style buffet lunch on deck, before making a second swim stop and finishing your cruise at Khasab. Your tour ends with a drop-off at your Dubai hotel.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very full day from pick-up to drop-off, but well worth the effort. Had a little longer time than expected to make the border crossing into Oman, but the scenery and experience was well worth it and will better prepare me to return for a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank John V
Reviewed 20 February 2019

This was by far the best part of our holiday. Oman is beautiful and in the Fjords it is very peaceful. We were picked up at 6:30 from our hotel in Dubai. It took us approx. 3-4 hours to get to Oman. At the borders...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dawni27
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Calling this place a gem is no understatement. This tour is one of the best ways of exploring the gulf of Oman. This place is not all that crowded like the other touristy places, the natural beauty of this place is well preserved & maintained....More

1  Thank Abeeeeer
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Not my favorite tour in my Dubai trip, maybe was the weather lot of wind lot of people was sick. Was to long peoples on the cruise don't speak English even we have and sand storm the van driver don't speak English he only know...More

9  Thank 316lilianat
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Hidden at the entrance to the Persian Gulf is Musandam. It’s remoteness protests its vast beauty. Easily reachable from Dubai or southern gulf UAE costal cities. This trip takes you to a simpler life of sun , fish & emerald green water. You are taken...More

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Hello you will have to pack all the requisites for your baby, as we saw no special provisions for infants. You can be on the cruise & enjoy the scenic beauty of the place. But other than that the tour includes activities... More
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Key Details
  • Musandam Travel and Tourism - Day Tours
  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
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