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Dubai to Musandam Road Trip: Best Things to Do in Musandam

Plan a perfect Dubai to Musandam road trip with my detailed Musandam, Oman travel guide. Here you will find: how to go on a Musandam trip from Dubai by car , UAE-Oman (Musandam) land border procedures and Oman visa requirements  (for tourists and UAE residents), places to visit and the best things to do in Musandam Peninsula, including Khasab dhow cruise tours through Fjords of Arabia, the best beaches in Musandam, hiking and camping opportunities, places to stay in Khasab , as well as where to eat. 

Musandam, an exclave governorate of Oman, sits on the very northern tip of the scenic Arabian Peninsula. Bordered by the UAE and separated from the mainland of Oman , Musandam is known for its dramatic jagged coastline, desolate mountain range, and fjord-like inlets (khors). Peninsula’s unique topography is why people often refer to Musandam as the Norway of Arabia, Fjords of Arabia , or the Norway of the Middle East .

Meanwhile, Governorate’s capital town Khasab serves as a visiting base and a harbor for iconic Musandam dhow cruise trips.

Musandam road trip from Dubai is one of the best things you can do while in UAE. Thus, I am excited to share all the essential tips and things you must know before visiting Musandam, Oman.

Dubai to Musandam road trip: Best Things to Do in Musandam, in the picture Fjords of Arabia

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Musandam from Dubai road trip guide: 15 best places to visit and things to do in Musandam

In this post, I focus on the Musandam-Khasab area. This northwest side of the Peninsula offers the widest range of activities and attractions in Musandam. Meanwhile, Musandam-Dibba on the eastern side is mostly visited for Zighy Bay Resort, overnight diving, and dhow cruise trips to Lima village. 

Musandam Travel Essentials- Quick Links

  • Rent a car : The best way to explore Musandam is self-driving. Look for the best rental car rates at Discover Cars or Localrent .
  • Before You Go: Apply for an Oman visa easily at iVisa .
  • Sleep: book accommodation in Musandam on Booking .
  • Travel insurance : have a safer trip with SafetyWing which offers some of the best rates in the market.
  • Dhow cruise tours in Musandam: book the best-rated guided tours in Khasab on Viator .

Where exactly is Musandam in Oman? 

It often comes as a surprise to many travelers that Musandam actually belongs to Oman but is completely enclosed within the borders of the UAE.  Projecting into the strait of Hormuz at the northernmost part of the Arabian Peninsula, Musandam is bordered by Ras Al Khaimah Emirate from the west side and the Sharjah Emirate exclave from the east side of the UAE. 

It is relatively easy to go for a day trip from Dubai to Musandam , making it one of the most beloved weekend getaways for UAE residents. It takes only a couple of hours of driving from Dubai before you cross the UAE- Oman border in Ras Al Khaimah Emirate, and appear in a completely different world.

Musandam from Dubai road trip: 15 Best Things to Do in Musandam

The scenery transforms instantly from an industrial dusty highway to one of the most scenic coastal roads you can imagine.

You will be driving a perfectly smooth Khasab highway winding between soaring rugged orange hue cliffs and unspoiled seaside. Every now and then you will see traditional low-rise pastel-colored villages and old forts nestled at the foothills of the mountainside. You may find yourself wanting to stop quite often as the road offers countless scenic viewpoints and beach breaks. 

RELATED READS: Renting a car and driving in Oman tips.

Musandam Map

Use this map to locate all the places mentioned in my Musandam travel guide. Click the tab in the top left-hand corner to open the layers (points of interest, accommodation, driving routes, etc.). You can save this map on your Google Maps account by clicking on the small star icon next to the name of the map. To open the saved map on your phone or laptop, open Google Maps, then click the menu button, go to “Your Places”, and click maps where you will see this map saved on your list.

Why is Musandam worth visiting? 

The Musandam Peninsula is one of the most spectacular destinations in the Middle Eas t. Musandam is a must-visit for its gorgeous landscapes composed of beautiful wild beaches and mighty mountains, as well as abundant marine wildlife. If you are travelling to Dubai, or live in the UAE, make sure to visit Musandam at least for a day. That being said, driving Khasab coastal road alone is worth the journey. 

IMPORTANT: Going to Musandam Khasab involves a UAE-Oman border crossing. Therefore, a passport and visa (for tourists and UAE residents) are essential (more on the border crossing details later in this post). 

How many days in Musandam?

Although the majority of visitors choose to go only for a day from Dubai (UAE), you can easily spend 2 days in Musandam or even longer . There are plenty of amazing outdoor sights and things to do in Musandam ranging from popular dhow cruises, wild beaches, snorkeling, and diving, to hiking, off-roading, and camping in the Musandam mountains, as well as historical places to explore in this secluded peninsula of Oman. 

The best time to visit Musandam

The best time to go to Musandam is October to March. The weather temperatures are lower, making it pleasant to stay outdoors.

You can still visit Musandam during the shoulder season which is March-April or September. However, it going to be quite hot, humid, and hazy, with temperatures hitting above 35 degrees Celsius during midday.

June to August are the hottest months with the weather heating up to over 40 degrees Celsius. Thus, it is not advisable to travel to Musandam in the summer.

Instead, you can look up for a perfect opportunity to escape the heat in the Middle East by heading to Salalah, south of Oman.

Where to stay in Musandam

Unless you are planning on overnight wild camping in the Peninsula which is a legal and very common activity in Oman, accommodation options in Musandam are very limited. You can only find less than 10 hotels in the town of Khasab on the northern side of the Peninsula. Meanwhile, on the eastern side, the only accommodation is Six Senses Luxury Resort which is mostly visited as a retreat destination.

The best hotel choices in Musandam, Khasab for slightly different budgets:

  • Atana Musandam Resort – located in the town of Khasab, close to the fort and the harbor, this hotel is probably the most luxurious option in the area, yet for a very reasonable price. This hotel offers cozy rooms with a sea or pool view. Click here for prices and availability.
  • Atana Khasab Resort – is another great accommodation option near Bassa Beach. The hotel is perched on a rock face and boasts fantastic views of the sea and the peninsula. Breakfast is also included in the price. Click here for prices and availability.
  • Esra Hotel Apartment – offers 1 or 2-bedroom apartments with a kitchen- a great choice for a longer stay with friends or family in Musandam. Click here for prices and availability.
  • Ahlam Musandam Villa – basic but clean rooms in a privately owned villa run by a friendly and helpful owner. We stayed here once for a couple of nights and loved it. Choose this place if you are not planning on spending any time indoors at all. Click here for prices and availability.

Musandam from Dubai road trip: 15 Best Things to Do in Musandam, Jeri beach

How to get to Musandam from Dubai by road

There are two land entrances-border crossings from UAE to Musandam: 

  • Musandam (Khasab) from Ras AL Khaimah through the al Dhara border.
  • Musandam Dibba from Fujeirah/Sharjah exclave through the Dibba checkpoint.

IMPORTANT: for the scenic road trip along the Khasab coastal road, you must enter Musandam from Ras al Khaimah emirate. You cannot drive from Dibba-Fujeirah to Khasab (more on that later). 

Musandam from Dubai by car 

The most convenient and exciting way is to self-drive to Musandam. You will have the freedom to stop along the beautiful coastline and visit attractions outside Khasab town. 

Since the majority of visitors are coming to Musandam from Dubai, I will use it as a starting point. However, you can drive to Musandam from any other Emirate of the UAE. 

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Driving from dubai to musandam (khasab) .

When driving from Dubai to Khasab (the regional capital town of Musandam), take Mohamed bin Zayed Road E311 all the way to the end of Ras Al Khaimah Emirate. It is literally a straight way on the highway to the border. 

It takes approximately 3 hours to drive from Dubai to Khasab: 2 hours to reach the border, around 30min for crossing the Al Dhara border post, and another 30-40 minutes to Khasab. If you are coming from Abu Dhabi, add another hour to your driving time. 

Note: border crossings may take significantly longer on weekends and public holidays. The visa and border procedures are explained in detail below in this post.

Getting from Dubai to Musandam by tour

Many visitors to the UAE opt for one-day or overnight camping trips using organized tours departing from Dubai. This option will suit those of you who do not have your own transport. Some of the tour companies offer pick-up from the hotel service and some have a designated meet-up point in Dubai. 

An easier way is to choose a tour that offers a pick-up service so you do not need to hire a taxi to the meet-up point.

These Musandam tours are recommended by UAE visitors and have hotel pick-up options :

  • Musandam Khasab day trip from Dubai with classic dhow cruise through Arabian Fjords, dolphin watching, and lunch. Click here to check reviews, prices, and availability.
  • Musandam Khasab from Dubai day trip including traditional dhow cruise through the fjords and lunch on the boat. Click here for prices and availability.

Musandam from Dubai road trip: 15 Best Things to Do in Musandam, dhow cruise in musandam

Getting to Khasab, Musandam by public bus

Unfortunately, there is no direct public bus service available from Dubai or anywhere in the UAE that can take you all the way to Khasab, Musandam. The furthest you can get by bus from Dubai is Ras Al Khaimah bus station. Then you would have to hire a taxi to Khasab. This option would not be sensible for visiting Musandam from Dubai as it is complicated, time-consuming, and costly. 

Getting to Musandam from Oman’s mainland

You can visit Musandam from Oman by car. If driving from Muscat, you will have to first enter UAE from the Al Wajajah border in Hatta or Khatmat Malaha border on the East coast of the Gulf of Oman. Then you will have to drive to the Al Dhara border in Ras Al Khaimah. It is a long journey that takes around 6 hours from Muscat.

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  • Entering Musandam by air from Oman

It is possible to reach Musandam by taking a flight from Oman’s capital Muscat to Khasab airport. The flight takes just over an hour and there are daily departures between Muscat and Khasab. 

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  • Entering Musandam from Oman by ferry

Reaching Khasab, Musandam by ferry is probably the most adventurous way. There is a twice-a-week ferry from Shina’s town in Oman (3 hour drive up North from Muscat). It also transports vehicles. You can book ferry tickets here . 

Musandam, Oman Visa Requirements at Al Dhara (Khasab) border

To visit Musandam when entering from the al Dhara border in Ras Al Khaimah to Khasab, you must obtain Oman visit visa.

UPDATE: All GCC citizens and residents (including UAE residents) do not need a visa to travel to Oman.  UAE residency must be valid for at least 3 months before entering the Sultanate of Oman.

Which type of Oman visa should you apply for when travelling to Musandam:

  • If you are a UAE resident , you will need to apply for a 29A visit visa. It is recommended by the Royal Police of Oman to apply for a tourist visa online for a faster procedure at the border. However, a visa on arrival is also available in case you could not apply online. 
  • A single entry visit visa for UAE residents costs 5 OMR (50 AED)*.

*Note that in order to get a 29A visit visa to Oman, your UAE residency should fall under the approved professions list.

  • If you are coming to Musandam from Dubai by road holding a UAE tourist visa , and fall under G1** countries list, you can get a visa on arrival for 10 days which costs 10 OMR (100 AED). If you intend to stay longer, then you should apply for a 26B visa online valid for 30 days which costs 20 OMR (200 AED).
  • Travelers who do not fall under the G1 countries list must either be a spouse or a child of the G1 countries national to be able to apply online for an e-visa. Otherwise, they should obtain an Oman visit visa via the Oman embassy in their country of residence. Alternatively can use visa application services on ivisa .

IMPORTANT: Passport holders who do not qualify for a UAE visa on arrival, must have a multiple-entry UAE tourist visa. Single-entry UAE tourist visa holders will not be allowed to enter Musandam. 

**G1 countries as per Royal Oman Police . Europe: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Rep., Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain,  Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican, Ukraine. South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela. Other Countries and Regions: Australia, Brunei Dar al-Salam, Canada, French Guiana, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Lebanon, Macao, Special Administrative Region of China, Malaysia, New Zealand, Seychelles, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, United States, Islamic Republic of Iran, Russian Federation, People’s Republic of China, Republic of Kazakhstan

Passport validity

All passports must be valid for at least 6 months during your visit to Oman. 

If you are a UAE resident, your residency must be valid for at least 3 months (90 days) before entering Oman. 

Apply for an Oman visa online

  • If you are eligible, you can apply for an Oman visa online on the Oman Royal Police website here .  It may take an hour to up to a week to receive an e-visa. Usually, e-visa will be issued within 24 hours. However, I suggest applying at least a few days before your trip.
  • You can also get an Oman visa sorted for you for an additional fee using ivisa . This is particularly convenient for those travelers, who are not eligible for Oman visas on arrival. 

UAE Exit Fee

When exiting UAE by land, at the border you must pay a 35 AED exit fee per person. This is separate from your Oman visa cost. There is no exit fee for leaving Oman. If you are traveling from Dubai to Musandam with a tour, the exit fee is most of the time already included in the tour package.

Car documents requirements when entering Musandam from Dubai, UAE

When driving a car to Musandam from Dubai, UAE you must have the following documents:

  • Up-to-date car registration (mulkiya) documents.
  • An orange card that acts as driving in Oman car insurance. It can be requested to be issued by your car’s insurance company. If your car insurance covers the territory of Oman, it will be free of charge, if not it costs around 50 AED. Alternatively, you can get Oman car insurance on the border and it costs around 80-100 AED. 
  • A non-objection certificate (NOC) if you are driving a rental car. Request it from your car rental company. Most car rental companies permit driving from UAE to Oman. 
  • You will also need NOC if you drive someone else’s car. The owner must issue that for you.
  • Valid driver’s license. 

RELATED READS: If you are planning a trip to Muscat or Salalah, read my full guide about traveling to mainland Oman from Dubai (UAE) by road here .

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Musandam Al Dhara (Khasab) Border Crossing Procedure

Arrival to Musandam

When arriving at the UAE-Musandam border you will first pass the UAE checkpoint. If you are not a GCC citizen, you must first visit the departure hall, show your passport, pay an exit fee of 35 AED per person, and get a UAE exit stamp. You will be also given a small sheet of paper which you must show at the UAE checkpoint. This piece of paper is your exit fee payment confirmation. 

The next step is the Oman border post crossing. Again, you must park your car and visit the arrival hall to show your passport and get an Oman entry stamp for electronic visa holders. Or get a visa on arrival (you must check in advance if your passport is applicable for it).

Once your passport is stamped, head to the checkpoint, show your passport and proceed to the car inspection section. 

Musandam border control officer will inspect the interior of your car and will give you a small sheet of stamped paper which you will have to show at the last checkpoint before entering Oman. After that, welcome to Musandam! 

Border procedure on the way back to Dubai, UAE

When leaving Musandam your first stop will be at the same Oman arrival/departure hall where you received your Oman visa. Here you will have to show your passport and get an exit stamp.

Next, you will drive through an x-ray gate which will scan your car (no stopping there).

Then you will have to park your car and head to the arrival hall on the UAE border side for a passport check and entry stamp. You will get another sheet of paper, which you have to give to the officer at the car inspection point.

Proceed further to the car inspection point, get the small paper stamped, and proceed to the final checkpoint to hand it to the officer. After that, welcome back to the UAE! 

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Visiting Musandam through the Dibba border

Dibba border is located on the east side of Musandam, in Dibba town, an exclave of Sharjah emirate. This border shall be used if you are going for a staycation to Six Senses Resort in Zhigy Bay, or if you are taking one of the dhow cruises in Dibba Oman, or any other tour in the area. 

The Dibba border is more like a checkpoint than an actual border. If you are visiting Musandam for the above-mentioned purposes then you will not need an Oman visa. 

The hotel or tour operator will be able to provide you with a permit to enter Dibba, Oman. 

Note that you should not attempt driving to Musandam through the Dibba side over the Wadi Bih. It is an off-road that requires a 4WD vehicle and also it is not permitted for ex-pats of UAE or foreigners. Only UAE citizens and Omanis can use that road. 

Nonetheless, if you are planning on hiking in Wadi Bih independently you can do so. We entered Dibba border a day before it was shut for lockdown back in 2020. It was the only border open at that time and we used it to visit Musandam. Originally, we planned to go to Khasab, but since the Al Dhara border was already closed at that time, we ended up hiking in Wadi Bih, camped, and came back hours before lockdown started. We did have Oman visit visa though, and it might be required if you are not using tour operators or hotel services. 

wadi bih musandam

15 Best Things to Do in Musandam , Oman

Here you will find the best places to visit and things to do in Musandam.

1. Sail through Arabian Fjords in a traditional dhow cruise in Musandam

Sailing Arabian Fjords in a traditional dhow boat is an absolute must-do activity in Musandam allowing you to truly appreciate the beauty of the peninsula. In fact, most of the visitors are specifically coming for the boat tour in Musandam as it is the best way to see beautiful khors – inlets that characterize the Arabian Fjords landscape. 

There are plenty of tour companies to join for a half-day, full-day, and even overnight cruise experience. The sailing-off point for all cruises is Khasab Harbor. 

Musandam from Dubai road trip: 15 Best Things to Do in Musandam- dhow cruise

The route and activities on a dhow tour are essentially almost the same- cruising around the fiords with 1 or 2 stops for swimming and snorkeling in the pristine waters, spotting the dolphins, lunch, and refreshments along the way. 

You will be sailing in a traditional open-deck boat shaded with a roof cover.  Some of the boats are multi-level which is great for slightly elevated views. Decorated with traditional textiles and pillows for lounging, those old dhows are also very photogenic. Many of them are still used for finishing throughout Oman. 

Musandam from Dubai road trip: 15 Best Things to Do in Musandam, dhow cruise in musandam is one of the best things to do

I would recommend joining a full-day tour for a more relaxed experience. Moreover, if you are doing a full-day cruise, you can also request to be taken for a short hike “between two seas” for panoramic views of the fjords! This has to be prearranged as you will be picked up from the dhow and transported by the speedboat for a short hike. I haven’t done this hike yet, but somebody posted amazing pictures on Instagram. I asked the person if they had to pay extra, but they confirmed that drop-off for a short hike was included in their dhow cruise rate.

Booking dhow cruise in advance is recommended for the winter months and on the weekends. You have two options to do the cruise: 1. Arrive in your own car to Khasab and take join the tour from there. 2. Join an organized tour from Dubai with transportation included. 

If you are wondering which dhow tour to take, here are suggestions for well-rated tours available to book online: 

  • Full-day dhow cruise from Khasab . This tour has a badge of excellence and includes all the must-sees on the cruise with lunch. Click here to check full details, prices, and availability.
  • Full-day dhow cruise tour in Musandam Khasab with pick up from Dubai: This well-rated Musandam tour includes Dubai hotel pick up with lunch. Click here to check full details, prices, and availability.
  • Half-Day Dhow cruise from Khasab: This 3-hour dhow cruise from Khasab includes soft drinks, tea, and water, as well as snorkeling gear. It would suit those of you who are in Musandam just for a day and want to have more time to combine more activities in the Peninsula. Click here for full details, prices, and availability.
  • Overnight dhow cruise with camping experience: this is a unique way to experience the Musandam Peninsula. This tour includes lunch, dinner, and breakfast, as well as all campsite equipment. Click here for more details, prices, and availability.

Browse all Musandam dhow cruise tour options on Viator .

Musandam from Dubai road trip: 15 Best Things to Do in Musandam, dhow boat

2. Hit the beach: where to find Musandam’s best beaches. 

Musandam peninsula is dotted with some insanely beautiful beaches. Thus swimming at least at one of those wonderful beaches is one of the best things to do in Musandam.

While driving along the Musandam coast you will see wide sandy beaches suddenly appearing just next to the road. You can stop, park your car and go take a dip in the sea.

If you have a 4×4 vehicle, you are in luck as it allows you to access Musandam’s wild beaches that are just a few kilometer’s drive down to the coast from the main road via an offroad path. 

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The best Musandam beaches

Jeri beach (or al-jirri beach) .

Jeri Beach was my favorite beach in Musandam. It is located a 25-minute drive from Khasab-UAE direction. The coastline of Jeri Beach reminded me of the wild coasts of Alentejo in Portugal. 

The beach is around 1 km long, clean and empty. Most people just drive past with a short stop for a picture at most. We found this gem just steps away from the main road and had the beach completely to ourselves. Although Jeri Beach is located in front of the small village and fishing pier of the same name there are no amenities or shops close by. 

Musandam from Dubai road trip: 15 Best Things to Do in Musandam, Jeri beach

Beach Park Hil Oman

For a more family-friendly beach with playgrounds, washroom amenities and even a coffee shop drive to Beach Park Hil following UAE direction for another 3.5 km. It is a beautiful beach with a dedicated parking lot, less wild than Jeri though. 

Musandam from Dubai road trip: 15 Best Things to Do in Musandam, Beach Park Hil beach at sunset

Bassa Beach

Located in Khasab, just a 10-minute drive from the town center, Bassa is the most frequented beach in the area. However, it only gets significantly busier on the weekends. During weekdays it is just as quiet as any other beach on the Musandam Peninsula. 

Bassa is suitable for families with kids and friends, parking campervan as there is a lot of space, and doing barbeques at sunset. The sea in this spot is calm and good for swimming. When I visited, Bassa Beach was undergoing some construction work, probably they are building a park with more amenities. This slightly obstructed the mountain view, but hopefully, the works are either already done or will finish soon.

Al Jadi Beach

6 km south of Jerri beach, Al Jadi is a small settlement and home to a more popular than Jerri but also beautiful beach close to the soaring cliff. Offering convenient parking space, it is beloved by families and friends as a spot for relaxation and barbeque during the winter season.

Secret or Rocky Beach

Accessible by 4WD only (or a few kilometers hiking), Secret (Rocky Beach) is an amazing spot to camp and swim. Chances are you will be the only visitor there, especially on the weekday. As it is a wild beach, there are no amenities around, thus bring your own water and snacks. 

Musandam from Dubai road trip: 15 Best Things to Do in Musandam, beach at sunset

3. Visit Khor Najd a postcard child of Musandam

Khor Najd Lagoon is a postcard child of Musandam. A switchback road winds down towards the secluded beach overlooking the striking landscape of layered cliffs jutting out of the water.  A work of nature at its finest, beautiful Khor Najd is located a 25-minute drive inland, south of Khasab.

The famous viewpoint of the lagoon is accessible by 2WD. Following the sign indicating a left turn to the Khor Najd, you will have to drive through a rocky twisty, and breath-catching gravel road the last few kilometers. This road can be accessed by any car as long as there was no rain.

Meanwhile descending to the shores of Khor Najd can only be attempted by 4×4. 

Kohro Najd in Musandam viewpoint at sunset

Khor Najd is a very popular spot for families doing picnics and camping overnight. It gets quite crowded during national holidays (Oman and UAE) and on winter weekends when the weather is cool. 

Khor Najd viewpoint at sunset in Musandam

4 . Explore Musandam mountains- Jebel Harim and surroundings

Musandam mountains offer another array of wonderful outdoor activities. The only downside, if you want to reach certain places, a 4WD is a must. If you don’t have one, you can still join an organized tour that will take you to the main spots in the mountains.

South of Khasab town, the road continues towards Dibba. This is an offroad snaking through Wadi Bih. As previously mentioned, it cannot be crossed all the way to the Dibba side because of the military checkpoint which only permits Omani nationals.

Nonetheless, there are plenty of areas to visit before the checkpoint. 

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As Sayh Plateau

As Sayh Plateau is a small fertile valley surrounded by barren mountains on the way to Jebel Harim. The plateau is situated at 1000 meters above sea level and turns into a lush green oasis after the rare rainfalls. It has a few farms with goats roaming around and feasting on the green grass under the date palms.

Jebel Harim

Jebel Harim is the highest mountain soaring at 2087 meters above sea level and a must-visit place in Musandam. After As Sayh plateau the road steeply continues up for another 11km until you reach a military checkpoint at 1600 meters. You cannot continue all the way to the peak, however, the views are already spectacular enough.

Ar Rawdah Bowl

Reaching the military point you can either turn around and go back to Khasab or continue your journey deeper into the mountains. The route continues south past the military checkpoint for another 25 kilometers until you reach Ar Rawdah Bowl.

Account for at least 45 minutes to reach it via the offroad. 

Ar Rawdah Bowl is known as the area with the largest concentration of acacia trees in Oman. Around 10 families live in the remote Rawdah village. 

To visit Jebel Harim and Khor Najd via organized tour, check those tours available to be booked online:

  • Half-day mountain safari to Jebel Harim: this private tour will take you to the highest peak in Musandam as well as a stop at Khor Nadj viewpoint on the way. Click here for full details and bookings.
  • Khasab half-day private mountain tour: This is a similar tour for a group of up to 4 people which covers the main points of interest in the Jebel Harim mountains and Khor Najd viewpoint. Click here for full details and bookings.
  • Khasab mountain tour with dhow cruise and snorkeling: this private tour of up to 4 people combines a 3-hour dhow cruise trip with snorkeling and a visit to Jebel Harim mountain as well as Khor Najd viewpoint. Click here for full details and bookings.

Browse more Musandam mountain tours on Viator.

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5. Seek shade in Sal Ala Acacia forest in Musandam

Just 7 kilometers drive from Najd Khor going south till almost the end of the paved main road, you will find Acacia Forest. This is a unique place in Musandam which is mysteriously sprouting in the middle of the dry rocky terrain. 

The place ruled by goats has lots of shade and is a perfect place to have a picnic. It is worth a detour if you are spending more than a day in Musandam. The area offers some hiking opportunities as well. 

Acacia forest in Musandam- road trip from dubai

6. Stop for the views along Khasab coastal road in Musandam

At some points sheer cliffs are dropping straight into the water, making the coastal views nothing less than spectacular. Don’t miss the opportunity to stop at dedicated viewing points to admire the beauty of the coast. 

  • Al Harf Park overlooking a dramatic cliff is situated on the side of a very twisty road turning from the coast inland on the way from Khasab to UAE. A couple of tables with umbrellas and swings are set up there. Parking space is limited to a couple of cars only. Also, be careful as the road is bending and there is no clear visual sight of oncoming cars. 
  • Hana viewpoint. Driving out of Khasab town stop at a dedicated viewpoint on the right side of the coastal road. It overlooks the strait of Hormuz and many khors in the distance which gives a beautiful photo opportunity. 
  • Cliff View Point on Khasab Coastal Road just a few kilometers before Jeri Beach has a convenient parking lot. It is a beautiful stop to take a short break from driving and just enjoy the breaking waves and high cliffs just above you. 

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7. Explore the authentic Tawi village and find ancient petroglyphs in Musandam

Visiting Tawi village was one of my favorite things to do in Musandam. Tawi village is a small traditional settlement inside Wadi Qida accessible off the main Khasab Coastal road, driving west of Bassa Beach. You can drive inside the Wadi with 2wd via a paved road for up to 3km until you reach the dead end of high cliffs. 

Carved out on large boulders which are located on the left side of the road, within 2.5 kilometers drive into the wadi, Petroglyphs are not that straightforward to find. They aren’t visible until you come close to the rocks. We would have missed them if not for a local person who kindly pointed them out to us even without asking.

Petroglyphs are thousands of years old and depict various daily life subjects-animals, people sitting on horsebacks, and similar. They are pretty basic but still, it is cool to see them, especially knowing that it is an ancient art surviving thousands of years. I marked the exact location of petroglyphs on the maps. 

Musandam from Dubai road trip: 15 Best Things to Do in Musandam, Tawi village

More petroglyphs can be found in Jebel Harim mountain, which is accessible only by 4×4.

However, what I loved the most about this place is the Tawi village itself. Set between steep cliffs, the village is frozen in time with old local people slowly getting about their quiet life while youngsters run around playing football on the self-invented sandy pitch. It makes me wonder if the village will survive the test of time and if this old-school lifestyle will be passed to a new generation or completely disappear.

8. Khasab Castle/Fort

Established by the Portuguese in the 17th century Khasab Castle is the main historical attraction in town. If you are keen to know more about Musandam’s history and culture, visiting Khasab Castle will give you a good overview. The museum inside the fortress holds various historical items specific to the region, rooms set in a traditional manner, and courtyards with traditional boats. The highlight of the ancient fort architecture is the circular tower which you can climb as well. 

Opening hours: Saturday to Thursday 9 am – 4 pm, Friday 8 am-11 am. Entrance fee: 2 USD.

Khasab castlein Musandam

9. Watch or even join the locals playing Qubbah

One of the most authentic and fun experiences we had in Musandam. Is watching locals play qubbah . It is a local baseball-like game. The game is played in two teams using the seed of some fruit (probably mango) as a ball and a frond of the palm tree as a bat. The difference is that there is no pitcher. The seed is lifted off the ground by hitting it with the palm frond and then stroked as far forward as possible. 

things to do in musandam- watch locals play gubbah

The game is mainly played by elderly men, who joke that it is a retired footballer’s game, as it doesn’t involve running. 

After taking hundreds of pictures of Omani men playing qubbah in their dishdashis, I decided to try it out as well. With beginners’ luck, I managed to hit the seed off the ground and strike a couple of meters forward. It is way more difficult than it looks and requires some practice and skill. 

If you want to catch the game, I have pointed on the map a spot where you can find locals playing qubbah . The spot is next to a white mosque on the big road running parallel to Airport Road.

things to do in musandam- watch locals play qubbah

10. Hike in Musandam

Having mountains all around, hiking enthusiasts are offered some wonderful trekking opportunities around the Musandam Peninsula. Note that most of the trails in the area are not marked. I usually use Wikiloc in the UAE and Oman to find some great trails recorded by other hikers.

Near Khasab, you can try Khasab Heights (also called Khasab-Bassa, or Khasab-Qadah heights) route starting near Atana-Khasab Hotel where you can conveniently park your car. The moderately difficult route is signposted and offers wonderful views of the Musandam Peninsula. Allow 3 hours to complete the 6-kilometer route. Also, make sure to wear proper hiking shoes, and carry at least 2 LT of water.

Follow this trail on Wikiloc here recorded by one of the hikers.

RELATED READS: If you are looking for some great hikes in the UAE , check my post about those wonderful trails here .

11. Visit ancient Masjid at Masjid Beach

Masjid is a centuries-old mosque and a tomb built of white clay in a traditional manner. It is a very mysterious site set on a wild beautiful beach. Only accessible by 4×4, or by hiking for a few kilometers offroad, Masjid is definitely off the Musandam visitors’ radar. Although the place is known by locals and can get some small crowds during public holidays and good winter weekends.

12. Diving in Musandam

For underwater enthusiasts and professionals, there is no better place close to UAE to go diving than Musandam. If you want to learn scuba diving, you can take classes in Khasab and Dibba. If diving is planned as part of your Musandam adventure, then you can join a few diving sessions with an operator in Khasab. However, if you are planning a diving-only trip to Musandam, then Dibba might be a better choice. Some operators also offer overnight diving experiences. 

Note that diving season in Arabian Gulf waters is considered September to January for shark-free waters and the best visibility. February and March due to the very volatile sea and limited visibility should be avoided, just as April to September for the shark season. 

things to do in musandam- beaches

13. Have a special seafood dining experience in Musandam

There is nothing better than a heartful dinner after a long day of activities. For the most local dining experience head to a local fish market in Khasab, get a fresh catch of the day of your choice, and have it grilled for you in one of the nearby restaurants. Note that this is not fine dining, and places are very basic but trust me food is great.

Check my map for the exact locations of the fish market and Amjad restaurant where you can get it grilled immediately after purchasing.

things to do in musandam- eat grilled fish

14. Visit the remote village of Kumzar

Kumzar is the northernmost isolated village in Musandam. The only way to access it is by taking a speed boat ride which lasts up to 1 hour. The inhabitants of the village are of Iranian origin with a distinct culture and language native only to the Arabian Peninsula.

The picturesque village of Kumzar nestled between the cliffs dates back more than 500 years when it first was noticed on Portuguese maps.

A few tour operators offer half-day trips to the village. The tour is not the cheapest and costs 1000 AED for a group of 2-4 people. Also, it has to be arranged a few days in advance. 

I have not been to Kumzar yet, but as soon as I have more enthusiasts wanting to join me, will definitely go visit this mysterious remote village of Musandam.

things to do in musandam-woman walking in khasab street

15. Stop at Bukha fort

On the way to Khasab or when returning to the UAE from Musandam, stop at a beautiful Bukha Fort located in Bukha fishing village. This 16th-century fortified castle was built by the Portuguese and played an important role as a defense building in Musandam’s history.

Bonus Activity in Musandam: go paragliding and parasailing to Zighy Bay

For adrenaline seekers who love adventure high in the sky, Zighy Bay in Dibba, Musandam is the place to go for paragliding. The jump-off point is 300 meters above sea level from the Zighy Bay mountain. The flight will definitely take your breath away. The views of the bay surrounded by rigged mountain peaks are simply gorgeous.

The paragliding experience is organized by Six Senses Hotel in Zighy Bay with a pilot who will take care of the flight so you can just enjoy the views. As mentioned before, if you are coming to Musadnam from the Dibba side and joining a tour, experience, or stay in a resort, an entry permit will be sorted for you by the hotel or tour operator.

things to do in musandam- dibba paragliding over sighy bay

Recommended places to eat in Khasab, Musandam

Some of the best options to eat or have good coffee/tea in Musandam. Note that none of them are fancy restaurants, but more like simple eateries loved by locals.

Amjad Restaurant- this is the restaurant we got our fish grilled. If you are too tired to go shopping, you can still order other fish dishes in the restaurant. The only difference with bringing your own fish is that it is going to be guaranteed fresh.

Yemen Village Restaurant – is a well-rated place to have Yemeni food, and also grilled fish.

Khasab Castle (Wadi Qada) Iranian Restaurant – this place serves meat mostly. We came here for the special tea served in a really cool pot. We consumed countless cups of this freshly brewed Iranian tea served on a traditional type of dining podium.

Fanr Musandam Turkish Restaurant – located just outside the harbor where dhow cruises depart from, this place serves great takeaway kebabs.

Dote Café – for coffee lovers like myself, I recommend driving a bit south of the Khasab center for this modern coffee shop that offers specialty coffee (cold chocolate moca was my favorite). Surprisingly we met a guy from Poland working there.

places to eat in khasab musandam- dote cafe

And that’s a wrap for this Musandam from Dubai road trip guide. Hope you found useful information which helps you plan your journey as well as try some of the best things to do in Musandam. If you have any questions or suggestions please feel free to leave your comment at the end of this post.

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Your Ultimate Musandam Tour from Dubai

  • August 10, 2023 August 10, 2023

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Among the towering skyscrapers and golden dunes of the Arabian landscape, there lies an off-the-beaten-path gem, a secluded paradise that goes by the name of Musandam Peninsula. This Omani territory, often hailed as the ‘Norway of Arabia,’ is your gateway to unparalleled natural beauty and cultural richness.

If you’ve been yearning for a unique Arabian adventure, our Musandam tour from Dubai, organized by the renowned Dhow Khasab Tours, is your golden ticket to this mesmerizing destination.

The Mystical Musandam – A Geographical Marvel

The Musandam Peninsula is a geographical wonder, lying at the northernmost tip of Oman and cut off from the rest of the country by the United Arab Emirates.

An epitome of extraordinary geology, Musandam stands where the rugged Hajar Mountains meet the azure waters of the Persian Gulf. Its fjord-like inlets, small fishing hamlets, and ancient pathways etched into mountains offer a serene respite from the bustling city life of Dubai.

The Traditional Dhow – Your Vessel into the Arabian Paradise

One of the best ways to embrace the Musandam tour from Dubai is by getting aboard a traditional Omani dhow. Historically used for various maritime endeavors such as fishing and trading, these wooden vessels now provide a unique mode of transport for travelers seeking to explore the peninsula’s pristine coastal waters.

As you sail into the heart of Musandam’s fjords or ‘Khors,’ you are embraced by spectacular rocky cliffs, secluded villages, and a symphony of marine life that often includes playful dolphins dancing in the wake of your dhow.

At Dhow Khasab Tours, we believe in crafting memorable experiences. Our Musandam tours from Dubai ensure that you are privy to every grand spectacle that this Arabian wonderland has to offer. While aboard, you can plunge into the clear waters for a snorkeling adventure or simply soak in the sun as you glide past stunning landscapes. Add to this a traditional Omani meal served onboard, and your dhow cruise becomes an unparalleled cultural immersion.

For those who prefer their adventures on land, we offer thrilling mountain safaris, overnight camping in Bedouin-style tents, and kayaking in the calm sea waters – each activity offering a unique perspective of Musandam’s allure.

Musandam Tours from Dubai – What’s So Special?

You must be wondering what is so special about this Peninsula that makes this place different from others. Well, we have gathered the highlights from your Musandam Tours from Dubai. Check out!

  • Khasab – The Capital of Musandam

Khasab, your gateway to the Musandam Peninsula, is a quaint town teeming with tales of yesteryears. Known as the ‘Top of the Arabian Peninsula,’ Khasab harbors fascinating attractions such as the 17th-century Portuguese-built Khasab Fort and the vibrant old and new souks. Here, you can sift through a plethora of items ranging from traditional Omani handicrafts to fresh produce, truly absorbing the local lifestyle.

  • Jebel Harim – The Mountain of Women

Towering at over 2000 meters, Jebel Harim is the highest peak in Musandam. A drive up this mountain accessible only by 4×4 offers breathtaking panoramas of the valleys below, quaint mountain villages, and distant horizons of the Persian Gulf. Along the way, you might also stumble upon ancient petroglyphs – rock art dating back thousands of years, showcasing the region’s rich history.

  • Telegraph Island – An Echo from the Past

While sailing through the fjords, you’ll come across the uninhabited Telegraph Island , named after the British telegraph station established there in the 1860s. The island’s secluded beaches and vibrant underwater ecosystem make it an ideal stopover for swimming and snorkeling. A visit here is like stepping back in time, offering a glimpse into the region’s colonial past.

  • The Local Wildlife – Dolphins and More

A highlight for many visitors to Musandam is the chance to see dolphins. These playful creatures can often be seen following the dhow boats, providing a magical wildlife experience. If you’re lucky, you might also spot other marine life such as turtles and a variety of birds.

  • An Arabian Night Under the Stars

There’s something inherently magical about falling asleep under the starlit sky, lulled by the symphony of waves gently lapping against the shore. Dhow Khasab Tours offers you this enchanting experience through overnight stays in our Bedouin-style beach camp. Wake up to the melodious tunes of Arabian mornings and start your day with a refreshing dive into the sea.

  • Voyage Through the Fjords of Musandam

An exploration of the Musandam Peninsula is incomplete without a journey aboard a traditional Omani dhow . These wooden vessels, with their history rooted in the maritime culture of Oman, provide a unique vantage point to experience Musandam’s beauty. As the dhow gracefully navigates the serene waters of the Persian Gulf, you’ll be treated to awe-inspiring vistas of towering cliffs, secluded villages, and a colorful array of marine life, including the playful dolphins that often join the cruise.

Our dedicated team at Dhow Khasab Tours takes pride in ensuring that each Musandam tour from Dubai becomes an unforgettable voyage. We invite you to dive into the clear waters for a snorkeling session, relax on the deck while soaking in the sun, or feast on a traditional Omani meal served onboard. Each aspect of your journey is meticulously planned to offer a profound cultural and visual experience.

For the adrenaline-seekers among you, we also offer thrilling mountain safaris, overnight camping under the stars in Bedouin-style tents, and kayaking excursions. Each activity is tailored to offer a unique perspective of Musandam’s enchanting allure.

  • Musandam – Unveiling the Arabian Eden

Bathed in the gentle glow of the Arabian sun, the Musandam Peninsula paints a postcard-perfect picture. The landscape, where the craggy Hajar Mountains meet the aquamarine waters of the Persian Gulf, is nothing short of a geographical masterpiece. Its fjord-like inlets, untouched fishing villages, and historic trails snaking through the mountains transport you to an otherworldly realm of tranquility.

  • Sailing on Timeless Waters

The essence of Musandam tour from Dubai is truly captured when traversing its calm waters aboard a traditional Omani dhow. These iconic vessels carry centuries of maritime tradition, setting the stage for an authentic exploration of Musandam’s hidden treasures.

As your dhow smoothly sails into the heart of Musandam’s fjords or ‘Khors,’ you are surrounded by rugged cliffs, isolated hamlets, and an underwater realm teeming with marine life. The sight of dolphins playfully cutting through the water adds a delightful surprise to your journey.

A Lifetime Adventure

This glimpse into Musandam only scratches the surface of what you’ll discover when you embark on a Musandam tour from Dubai with Dhow Khasab Tours. With our extensive experience in curating unforgettable Arabian adventures, we are here to help you design your perfect trip. To book a tour or for more information, get in touch with us today!

Frequently Asked Questions

Got some questions? We have the right answers. Check out the answers to most frequently asked questions about Musandam tours from Dubai.

  • When is the best time to visit Musandam?

The best time to visit Musandam is between October and March when the weather is cool and pleasant. However, thanks to its year-round temperate climate, you can explore Musandam anytime you desire.

  • Do I need a visa for Musandam if I’m visiting from Dubai?

Most visitors can obtain a visa on arrival at the border. However, it’s recommended to check the latest visa regulations before your visit.

  • What should I pack for a Musandam tour?

Essentials include sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen), a swimsuit for swimming and snorkeling, comfortable clothing, and warmer layers for cooler nights if you’re camping.

  • How far is Musandam from Dubai?

Musandam is approximately 200 kilometers from Dubai, making it a perfect destination for day trips or weekend getaways.

Dhow Khasab Tours – Planning Your Perfect Musandam Tours From Dubai

At Dhow Khasab Tours, we strive to bring Musandam’s splendors to life. Our tailored Musandam tours from Dubai promise an intimate encounter with the peninsula’s varied landscapes. Aboard our dhow, you can plunge into the turquoise waters for a snorkeling escapade or bask in the sun as you sail past awe-inspiring vistas. A traditional Omani lunch onboard adds an authentic flavor to your voyage.

Adventurous souls can look forward to our exhilarating mountain safaris, overnight camping experiences, and kayaking tours. Each activity is designed to provide a different perspective of Musandam’s beauty and allure.

Hence, there is something for everyone in Musandam tours from Dubai. So, what are you waiting for? Reach out to us today and make every breath count by voyaging on a lifetime trip to this beautiful peninsula of Oman.

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Musandam Road Trip – How To Visit Oman While In Dubai

Musandam Road Trip – How To Visit Oman While In Dubai

Consider a road trip from Dubai to Musandam and explore one of the best peninsulas on earth. Musandam is a rough, hilly peninsula and a part of Oman. Despite its location in the UAE, this intriguing peninsula is still regarded as an Omani region because of its geographical exclave. A geographical exclave is a region separated from the mainland and surrounded by one or more foreign states. In this case, Musandam is surrounded by UAE states. Book a Musandam tour package while in Dubai for this amazing road trip.

Where Is Musandam?

How to reach musandam, the musandam peninsula, oman, a guide to border crossing into musandam, other information, share this:.

The tiny Omani enclave of Musandam sits on the northernmost point of the Arabian Peninsula and protrudes dramatically into the Strait of Hormuz. Between mainland Oman and Musandam Governorate (a small enclave of Madha sits within Fujairah) is the UAE.

The UAE, especially Dubai, has amazing road connections that make traveling across the country hassle-free. A Musandam Road trip is nothing short of enjoyable, considering the good roads. The drive to Musandam from Dubai is roughly 2 hours, and the route has stunning views. The dreamy highways and the slightly rugged path surrounded by mountains contribute to an enriching experience. Book an arranged tour that will cater to your needs, from pick up to drop off, and take you to sightseeing spots if you are not looking for a road trip.

A majority of travellers start their journey from Dubai to Dubai is our reference point. If you are starting your journey from Abu Dhabi Airport, it will take you an extra 1 to 1.5 hours to get to Musandam from downtown Abu Dhabi.

Dubai to Khasab, Oman, is about hours, but because it’s an international border crossing, it may take 2 hours and 45 minutes to 3 hours. The journey may take even longer on popular holiday weekends.

Dubai to Dibba is shorter (145 km) and takes approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.

musandam visit from dubai

If you drive directly from Dubai, it will take about two hours to reach the border, depending on traffic. If you make stops for sightseeing, the trip could take you three to four hours, depending on how much time you take on your stops.

The time taken to cross the border depends on whether the immigration staff has closed for lunch or tea. You should cross from the UAE to Oman in minutes if you have your passports and some Omani currency and the staff is available at the time. Speed up the clearing process by getting an Omani e-visa in advance.

Once you have your entered Oman, Musandam can very well be the gateway to an epic Oman Road Trip Adventure, as mentioned in this 6 Day Oman Itinerary.

If you are going to Khasab, the west coast crossing into Musandam is through the Al Darah border post at the northern tip of Ras Al Khaimah emirate. This is exactly where the mountains start touching the ocean.

The crossing posts for UAE and Oman are adjacent to each other, making it a popular spot for tourists in Dubai and the UAE for ‘border runs’ as you only need to stop once and walk between the entry and exit offices. Border runs enable you to extend your 30-day tourist visa. Border cross will involve two stops in each direction; however, if you are not a GCC resident.

Places To Visit In Musandam

The Musandam Peninsula is naturally beautiful, with quite a few attractions you can’t miss out on during your Musandam Road trip.

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Khasab, a small old town and the capital of the Musandam Peninsula, is an Omani exclave and geographically part of the UAE. The Khasab Fort is one of the predominant attractions in this town. The town is a charming cultural place, and apart from the fort, the Khasab Castle is also a famous attraction. You can visit the Oman Fjords and Bimmah Sink-hole if you are not in a hurry or if you are planning to spend a night on the peninsula. The road trip to Musandam is generally captivating.

musandam visit from dubai

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Dibba town crosses between the UAE and Oman. A part of the city is in Fujairah, partly in Sharjah (Dibba Al-Hisn), and a part of it in Oman.

This is not a full border crossing but only a small police station checkpoint. You need pre-arranged permission to access the border crossing at this point, either through your accommodation or tour provider.

Your visa will be taken care of 7 days before your visit if you book with the luxurious Six Senses Zighy Bay on the Dibba side of Musandam but over the border. The same treatment will be offered if you are staying at the Dibba Beach Hotel.

Some day trips to Dibba may depart from the UAE side and never set foot on land, bypassing the formality of a day trip border crossing.

  • You can quickly go to Khasab in a typical saloon car thanks to the sealed roads that run all the way and the considerable reinforcing work being done to prevent the Cliffside drive from collapsing.
  • You need a 4WD if you want to explore the interior, especially from the Dibba side.
  • Never leave your passports behind. Despite the fairly seamless border connections, you need to keep in mind that you are in a different country.
  • The official currency in Musandam is Omani Rial (OMR), but locals may accept dirhams as they get a slight upside in the exchange rate using 10AED:1OMR.

About The Author – Robeena Brown is a travel blogger & destination expert living in the UAE and works for local tourism companies like Arabiers. 

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Looking at spending a weekend in Musandam, or breaking up a trip to Dubai with a short break in the mountains? Here’s exactly how to get to one of the world’s most dramatic beauty spots, the Musandam Peninsular, Oman.

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If you are looking to travel to Musandam from Muscat or elsewhere in the mainland of Oman, pop over to this guide .

On this page, we will only be talking about land crossing into Musandam from Dubai or any of the other Emirates to Khasab in the north & Dibba in the east.

You can also see our guides to;

  • Best tours and things to do in Musandam, Oman
  • Best places to stay in Musandam
  • Best times to visit Oman
  • Visit Oman with Kids

Where is Musandam?

The tiny Omani enclave of Musandam sits on the very northern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, jutting dramatically into the Strait of Hormuz. The UAE sits between mainland Oman and Musandam Governate (with a tiny exclave, Madha, sitting within Fujairah ).

The only way to access Musandam for the UAE is by road. (Or parasailing in, but we’ll cover this further on!)

Remember you are crossing an international border! Passports are essential.

Dubai to Musandam by road

In this guide we’re going to talk you through how to get to Khasab, the regional capital of Musandam in the very north, facing towards the Arabian Gulf, and Dibba on the east coast, facing the Gulf of Oman.

Most visitors will start their journey from Dubai, so we will use this as a reference point. If you are coming from Abu Dhabi Airport add 1 more hour, or 1.5 hours from downtown Abu Dhabi.

Dubai to Khasab is approximately 2 hours , but as an international border crossing is required, the journey can take 2 hours 45 minutes to 3 hours (or even longer on popular holiday weekends).

Dubai to Dibba is shorter, 145kms and about 1 hour 45 minutes.

A guide to border crossing into Musandam

The west coast crossing into Musandam if you are headed to Khasab is via the Al Darah border post , at the northern tip of Ras Al Khaimah emirate, literally where the mountains start touching the ocean.

The crossing posts for UAE and Oman at Al’Darah are immediately next to each other so its a popular spot for tourists in Dubai and the UAE to do ‘border runs’ (extending their 30-day tourist visas) as you need only stop once and walk between the entry and exit offices. if you are not a GCC resident, then the border crossing involves two stops in each direction.

How to cross the UAE-Oman border at the Al Darah Broder crossing point RAK to Musandam

Here’s what you should expect at the Musandam border crossing:

  • The Oman entrance fees are 5 OMR (approx 50 AED) for GCC residents on a 10-day visit visa or 20 OMR (200 AED) for a 30-day tourist visa.
  • You can now apply for your Oman e-visa in advance .
  • Leaving the UAE you will pay a 35AED per person exit fee (included in airline tickets so you don’t normally notice) .
  • For all of these border crossings, foreigners must go inside the office to have their passports stamped and to pay – everyone in the car must get out, you can’t send someone in on everyone’s behalf.
  • Check your vehicle is insured to be driving in both the UAE and Oman. If not, you will need to purchase insurance (and make sure you have the vehicle owners permission to cross the border – eg if you have a hire car)
  • There are no exit fees from Oman or re-entry fees to the UAE but make sure you pull over and get passports checked at both with your insurance docs.

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Planning a trip to Dibba, Oman

(Note that the town of Dibba crosses between the UAE and Oman; part of the city is in Fujairah, partly in Sharjah (Dibba Al-Hisn) and part in Oman)

This is not a full border crossing post, only a small police station checkpoint. You must have pre-arranged permission to access the border crossing at this point, either via your accommodation or tour provider.

If you are staying at the very luxurious Six Senses Zighy Bay on the Dibba side of Musandam but over the border, they will take care of your visa’s for you some 7 days in advance, same with Dibba Beach Resort (you can read more about Musandam’s resorts and hotels here) .

Some day trips to Dibba may leave from the UAE side and not touch land, preventing the formality of border crossing on a day trip.

musandam visit from dubai

Those visiting Six Senses Zighy Bay will be given the choice to parasail or speed boat into the resort, instead of taking the 4WD track!

See and do on the way to Musandam from Dubai

Although many will wake very early and head straight across the border on a day trip, we suggest taking your time and making some stops along the way.

It takes less than an hour from Dubai to cross into Ras al Khaimah where there are many historic sites to see along the way. A convenient stop just before the Al’Dahra crossing is Dhayah Fort in Al Rams.

musandam visit from dubai

We’d also highly recommend a tour of Suwaidi Pearls. These two activities could easily fill a morning. Enjoy lunch at the Suwaidi Pearl farm then continue onwards to Khasab later in the afternoon.

You can see our complete guide for things to do in Ras al Khaimah for all the Family here.

Other practical information and resources for visiting Musandam, Oman

  • A standard saloon car will easily get you up to Khasab with sealed roads all the way (and extensive reinforcement works going on to stop the cliffside drive from collapsing!),
  • If you want to explore any further in land, particularly from the Dibba side you will need a 4WD.
  • Don’t forget your passports! Although the border connections might seem fairly seamless and it’s hard to believe you’re in another country, you are!
  • The official currency is Omani Rial (OMR) but your dirhams may well be accepted by local operators (they get a slight upside in the exchange rate using 10AED:1OMR)
  • Power plugs can be the round 2 pin, not the British 3 rectangular pin; from the UAE you might need an adaptor plug. See a Middle East plug guide here!

musandam visit from dubai

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Further uae & oman resources and inspiration:.

Check out these guides for more great ideas visiting both the UAE and Oman.

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  • The UAE’s Best Family Beach Resorts
  • Dubai to Muscat Road Trip Planner
  • Dubai to Fujairah Road Trip Planner
  • Best resorts and family accommodation in Muscat
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Musandam trip from Dubai

Dubai to Oman (Musandam)-One Day Trip

Musandam Governorate is a famous tourist destination neighbouring the UAE. The Governorate has multiple spots to witness natural scenes and also offers a wide range of activities.The place is also called the Norway of the Arabian Peninsula because of its landscape. Musandam is not far from the UAE, you can complete the journey in a single day. 

In this guide, we will provide you with complete details about the Musandam trip from Dubai, how to plan it properly and what to expect from the journey. 

About Musandam (Oman) Trip from Dubai

One day trip to Oman from Dubai is a common pass time during weekends. Musandam is one of these tourist destinations situated nearer to the UAE. The journey from UAE to Musandam is filled with breathtaking fjords and exotic animals. Make sure that you have completed your checklist of things to check in a car before a road trip to avoid any inconvenience. You can reach Musandam through different means, we have listed all the convenient ways of reaching Musandam.     

Getting to Musandam

Musandam is located at the northern tip of the Arabian Peninsula and south of the Strait of Hormuz. The distance from Dubai to Musandam is 200 km which can increase or decrease as per the starting point. If you are starting from Deira (Dubai) it is almost 200km and will take 3 hours to reach. However, if you are starting from Dubai Marina it will take 3.5 hours. The cruise ship takes almost 5 hours to reach Khasab, the capital city of Musandam. Air travel is also an option, but it will reduce the opportunity to enjoy scenic landscapes. Here we have listed all the possible options for a convenient Musandam trip from Dubai.

Road to Musandam

Requirements to Cross UAE-Oman Border

A road trip to Musandam from Dubai requires travellers to cross the UAE-Oman border. You will need a visa and passport for crossing the border. 

Other than UAE nationals, the on-arrival visa facility is available to few countries. Ensure that your country (Austria, Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Brunei, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, Denmark, France, Finland, Hong Kong, Greece, Germany, Ireland, Hungary, Iceland, Japan, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Monaco, Malaysia, Malta, Norway, New Zealand, Netherlands, Portugal, Paraguay, Poland, San Marino, Romania, South Korea, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Spain, Switzerland, UK, Vatican and USA) is included in the list of on arrival visas. 

If you are a UAE resident then border crossing will be a single-step procedure for others, it is a two-step procedure. See the following documents and charges required prior to crossing the border. 

  • Pay AED35/person for exiting UAE.
  • In the next step, you will pay the entrance fee for Oman which is AED50 for a 10-day visit visa and AED200 for a 30-day visit visa. 
  • If you are driving a private vehicle and it is not insured in Oman, you have to buy temporary insurance which will cost you AED100/car. 
  • Foreigners have to leave their vehicle and go inside the visa office with their passport to get it stamped. This is the additional step that foreigners have to follow. 

What to Expect from Journey

Dubai to Musandam road trip can offer a lot to adventure lovers. You can divide the whole journey into two segments, the first is from Dubai to the UAE border and the second one is from the border to Kasab (Musandam).

The journey from Dubai to the UAE border is smooth. The highways can get a bit crowded if you leave Dubai during peak traffic hours. There are not that many natural scenes to witness from the highways. However, there are many places to go on weekends from Dubai but it will extend the overall timespan for reaching the border.

Once you have crossed the border and entered Oman, there are multiple places to visit. Majority of tourists prefer reaching the capital of Musandam before starting their journey in the Norway of Arabia. Kasab is located at a distance of 40 km from the UAE-Oman border. 

On the way, you can stop at Bukha to witness the heritage fort. It is an old fort with a long watchtower surrounded by a blue coloured sea. The road after the Bukha is one of its own kind, on one side are the mountain ranges of Hajjar and on the other side, there are sandy beaches. The whole journey from Bukha to Khasab is filled with splendid and breathtaking natural scenes.

Activities in Musandam 

Musandam landscape naturally provides a variety of options that you can choose. Ranging from camping to off-roading all the activities are available at Musandam.

We have listed a few activities that you can consider during your Musandam trip from Dubai. 

Dhow Cruise

Omani boats to cruise

You can cruise in traditional boats made from wood. Swimming with dolphins and fishing are the major activities that you can do while cruising. Along with this, you can sail into the turquoise blue waters surrounding Musandam. Furthermore, you can also enjoy freshly cooked sea-food in some dinner show cruises.

There are numerous camping spots in Musandam where you can witness scenic mountainous panoramas. Jebel Harim is the most famous of all where you can camp at the height of 2,087 meters. However, you may need a 4WD vehicle to travel through the gravel roads. For camping in mountains you must bring your own camping stuff. For beaches, there are a number of companies offering camping services with tents and all the necessary stuff. 


If you are an adventure lover then Zighy bay is a suitable palace for you. It is one of the best places for paragliding and parasailing from 1000 feet. They have a specially built road that will lead you to the top of Zighy mountain, which is an appropriate place for paragliding.


Hajar mountain is a naturally built off-roading track where you can trail with your 4×4 cars and trucks . Other than Hajar mountains, there are a number of other mountain ranges that can be used for off-roading. No tour guide or permission is required for camping in three areas. Though, you must have a driving license for driving in these terrain. 

Beach Resorts

Sea beach with mountains

There are many resorts where you can enjoy scenic sand beaches. The resorts built along the coastline of Musandam are known for their freestanding villas and luxurious accommodation they offer. The most unique element of these resorts are their eco-conscience theme that blends them completely into the surrounding nature. Remember that you have to pre-book these resorts before visiting. 

This was all about the Musandam trip from Dubai. The road trip has a lot to offer to adventure lovers. It is recommended to drive on four-wheel drive for enjoying every corner of Musandam. You can browse through these used cars for sale in the Dubai for considerable off-road cars.

Moreover, if you are looking for other travel destinations in the UAE, Hatta can be a viable option. Check out Dubai to Hatta bus service and plan your trip today.

Stay tuned to UAE’s top auto blog for more information on one-day trips.  

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Musandam Day Trip

If breath-taking scenery, pre-historic mountains dropping into the mountains and a rich underwater world is your passion – join us on a trip to Dibba, a small town on the Musandam peninsula, the most Northern part of the Sultanate of Oman, where we will board a traditional Arabic ‘dhow’ and sail northwards.

We will see tiny villages jammed between the mountains and the sea, we will snorkel in beautiful coves and if we are lucky enough – also may be race along with dolphins in one if the bays.

On the way back, we will make an attempt at hand line fishing and you might get lucky and catch a barracuda.

You will later spend many evenings telling your friends about your adventure at the land of the fjords.(Lunch and all equipment is included, original passports must be brought along).

Tour Highlights

Note, if you are staying in other Emirates, you will need to contact us for a custom quote.

For sharing trips, we can only do pick ups from Hotels.

Important note about going to Oman.

YOU WILL NOT BE ACTUALLY crossing the border, i.e there will be no stamp placed in your passport, nor your visit visa CLOSED. Passport will only be checked for identity purposes.

There is a ‘day permit’ which is basically given to you for the tour.

You will need your original passports with you. Bringing any alcohol during this trip is STRICTLY forbidden.

Note: for UAE Resident Visa Holders, regardless of the nationality we need 3 Business Days to process the day permit for which a passport & visa page copy is required.

This DOES not apply for TOURIST Visa holders who are given the day permit ON ARRIVAL, without any advance actions required.

Another important note: this is how the logistics are in Dibba, i.e: the Eastern Coast of Musandam Entry Point, from ‘Khasab’ (Western Coast) no such arrangement exists and entry is conducted on a proper Omani border where your passport will get stamp and you will be legally entering Oman and thus returning.

In about 10 minutes after crossing the border you will arrive in Dibba port which is primarily a fishing village/port/market. You will board the ‘Dhow’ which is a traditional Arabic vessel that has been refurbished for Tourism purposes.

The Boat has 2 decks, an upper deck with Sun Chairs/Beds and the lower deck is more empty with Arabic cushions. There is a washroom & shower onboard.

You will be sailing northwards along the Musandam Peninsula with the mountain fjords going straight into the Ocean. The coastline is scattered with little lagoons that are sometimes still in habited by local residents.

Approximately an hour after departing from the port our boat will arrive at a selected lagoon where the boat will anchor for approximately 2.5 hours.

The lagoon is surrounded by mountains and has a beached lagoon.

Swimming & Snorkelling

From 13.00 – 14.30 we provide free time for swimming & snorkeling. There is a coral reef in the lagoon with some decent snorkeling opportunities depending on the visibility and weather conditions.

Guests are welcome to swim directly of the Dhow – there is a ladder for getting on and off the boat.

There will also be a speed boat at our disposal which can take guests on shore to swim from a beach. There are 2 options – a more deserted beach and a beach nearby some local residents who we are well acquainted with and if you are lucky they will show you about their survival and heritage traditions that have enabled them to survive in such difficult weather conditions.


A buffet lunch will be served on board at 14.30 along with some soft drinks & tea/coffee.

At 15.30 we will pull up the anchor and push off from the lagoon and slowly start making our way back to the port. On the way back we will stop at a few spots known for fishing & do some ‘hand-line’ fishing – a way in which the local fishermen have been using for decades to catch fish in this area.

Common catch is barracuda & hamour (a local fish).

We will berth the Dhow, disembark and go back into the vehicles and begin our journey back to Dubai or Sharjah.

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  • Day Trip Without Transfers 55$/adult 30$/child
  • Day Trip With Sharing 2 Way Transfer 75$/adult 45$/child
  • Day Trip With Private 2 Way Transfer 75$/adult 45$/child +200$/car

all rates above in USD (1 USD = 3.65 AED) & include all taxes

  • 5 Hour Cruise in Musandam
  • Biscuits, Dates & Fresh Fruits
  • Lunch onboard
  • Towels & Sunbeds Onboard
  • Water, Tea, Coffee, Soft Drinks
  • Snorkelling & Hand-Line Fishing

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Dune bashing inherently is a moderately risky activity, just like any offroad driving. There are a number of measures that have been taken by the government to increase the safety.

  • Mandatory desert driving license category
  • Registration of vehicle to include a safety reinforced frame and live GPS tracker.
  • Special category of insurance.

All safaris are conducted on either Toyota Land Cruisers or Nissan Patrols. Extremely comfortable and durable cars perfect to handle this experience.

Its a large area, approximately a football pitch in area, with a entertainment podium/stage in the middle and cushioned tables all around. There is also a buffet area where you will be served some BBQ meat aswell as a range of side dishes, salads and 

We are constantly monitoring the guidelines published by DTCM and working in compliance with them.

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Musandam Tour - A Beautiful Experienced Trip From Dubai

Musandam tour is a holidaymaker for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. It is located at Governorate in Oman. This Musandam trip is an ideal gateway to explore the breathtaking natural beauty of Oman. This tour offers a full day dhow cruise, swimming, snorkeling at the famed natural water of Telegraph Island. Besides, for the thrilling lovers , it offers a banana boat ride and speedboat safari followed by a delicious lunch facility. Where the experience of rugged coastlines, mountains, and gorgeous waters at the Fjords of Musandam tour.

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It is in Oman is the landing place of Tourists, located next to the Ras al Khaimah Border. This tour is the best solution for those done with their intense work schedule and looking for relaxation.

Musandam Trip from Dubai is a gateway to enjoy the wide array of tortoise beach and scrumptious food served by our friendly tour guides. Discover the must-see attractions of Dubai and uncover extraordinary experiences that will give you layers of memories worth remembering. The Sultanate of Oman is starting to open its door for tourism and this is the best time to explore the untouched place like this tour.

Having the tour deals and offers helps us to reach our goal of bringing travelers to a whole new experience of nature. Musandam Tour Deals is a way to have a connection with the culture and landscapes of one of the best places in the Sultanate of Oman.

Musandam Tour - Highlights

  • Exclusive Double-decker Shows (toilet and changing rooms) + Small Boats
  • Visit fishermen villages
  • Al Hajar Mountains
  • Hafa Beach for Snorkeling and Swimming
  • Hand Line Fishing (Subject to weather conditions)
  • Speed boats safari
  • Visit LimeStone (White Rock)
  • Limestone area (white rock) and Cave
  • Banana Boat Ride

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Happy Adventure is a complete solution for all your travel and leisure plans. Start your Musandam Tour packages excursion with a newly open tourist spot of the Oman Government which is known in Arabic as Roo’uoss Al Jibal. We assure you that after your booking getaway, you would love to visit other places that the United Arab Emirates offers you explicitly after the Musandam Dhow Cruise booking. Happy Tours will gladly assist you in making your itinerary happen in the most remarkable and enjoyable experience.

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Q1. Where is Musandam tour (Dibba or Khasab) Located?

The Dibba or khasab is located in Oman, UAE.

Q2. How long is Dibba & Khasab from Dubai?

Dibba is 1hr, 38 minutes, or 143.5 km away from Dubai, while Khasab is 2hrs, 42 minutes, or 193.3 km away from Dubai.

Q3. What are the things or documents do we have to bring?

Only an original passport is required for a trip.

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Mobile no: (+971) 55 – 230 1416, important note about cancellation, amendment & refund policy.

These are the following policies of refund, amendment, and cancellation about the Musandam tour .

  • Booking should be made at least 48 hours in advance.
  • Trip cancellation/amendment should be informed within 24 hours, otherwise 100% Cancellation Charges may apply.
  • 100 % free for children under 3 years old.
  • Payment by Credit/Debit Card or Bank Transfer/Deposit.
  • Approval charges will be applicable in case of any amendment or cancellation after approval.

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For booking, these are the following terms and procedure:

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  • After receiving an email of the pre-approval confirmation within 48 hours, proceed with your payment online or through bank cash deposit.
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How To Plan a Musandam Trip in Oman from Dubai

Middle East , Blog , Oman , United Arab Emirates / December 19, 2022 by Monica / Leave a Comment

The Musandam Peninsula of Oman is a stunning and rugged place, cut off from it’s own country, and easy to visit from United Arab Emirates. Read on to learn how to plan a Musandam trip to Oman, as well as top things to do in Musandam, Oman – whether self-driving or on a tour through Khasab.

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Khasab City Tour – This tour guides you through the city’s highlights, like the Fort of Khasab, dating back to the 16th century, which now showcases traditional Omani handicrafts. Also, the Khasab Castle showcases traditional Omani life, including thatch huts that you are free to explore. Book your tour here !

My first taste of Oman was part of a larger trip around the Middle East, where I traveled extensively as a solo female. I was traveling overland to Oman from Dubai – a place much more familiar with tourists and expats in general.

Admittedly I wasn’t sure exactly what to expect once I crossed the border. Oman is much less traversed than UAE in general, so I assumed that a solo female in Oman could potentially cause some issues.

But I went for it anyway and – spoiler alert – the Musandam Peninsula is one of the most rugged and beautiful parts of all of Oman.

If you are spending time in the UAE and are looking for day trips from Dubai , or, are just looking to dip your toes into what Oman has to offer, then a Musandam trip is for you. Read on to learn how to plan a trip to Musandam, Oman and what things to do once you get there.

Unique mountains seen on my Musandam trip, Oman

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Where is Musandam, Oman?

The Musandam Peninsula is split from the rest of Oman by the United Arab Emirates. The Musandam Peninsula borders with the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah , which also offers plenty of adventurous activities in the mountains.

In 1971, when the United Arab Emirates was formed, Oman retained ownership of the small patch of land on the northern Gulf Coast. To give up this peninsula would be to lose the strategic advantage of the northern coast and port, across the sea from Iran.

So, while it is still part of Oman, the Musandam Peninsula sits separate from the rest of the country.

Three goats grazing underneath an Acacia Tree in Oman.

How To Get To Musandam, Oman from Dubai, UAE?

It is absolutely possible to rent a car and drive from Dubai to the Musandam Peninsula.

Depending on where you are in Dubai, it will take around 3 hours to drive, passing through Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah , to the Al Qir border post. This is the only border crossing to enter Musandam for tourists. 

If you rent a car, you do need to plan ahead and work with your rental company to make everything legal BEFORE you drive there. On the border you will need:

  • Proof of Omani insurance purchased through the rental company. The car rental company needs to know in advance and include on your contract that this is allowed. It will be checked at the border.
  • NOC letter (No Objection Certificate) from the rental company.
  • Bring your passport. It must have 6 months validity remaining upon entry.
  • Many nationalities can receive a visa on arrival. If you are not eligible for this, you must obtain one in advance.
  • You will pay a UAE Exit fee of 35 AED and an Oman entrance fee of 50 AED. Total charges 85 AED per person (approximately $23 USD, for reference).

The border is one of the most simple I have ever passed through, though on holidays I’ve heard the lines can get long.

If you are not quite feeling brave enough to plan for self-driving on your Musandam trip, don’t worry. You could a) hire a driver to take you through the crossing or b) pre-plan your entire Musandam trip as part of a tour group. Whichever way you decide to go, I do urge you to take this trip to Musandam, Oman.

Need more UAE planning inspo? Check out my Dubai & Abu Dhabi Travel Guide !

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Things to Do in Musandam, Oman

Firstly, I urge you to spend three nights on the Musandam Peninsula, at minimum. Each of the three suggestions below could easily fill an entire day each. I left after four days, feeling like there was still more I could explore.

Read on for my suggestions on what to do in Musandam, Oman!

Jebel al Harim map in Musandam, Oman.

1. Visit Jebel al Harim in the Hajar Mountains.

This is by far the most memorable place I visited in the entire Musandam Peninsula.

“Jebel al Harim” in English translates to Mountain of Women. Long ago, local women would trek up to the safety of the mountains when the village men were off on extended fishing and pearling trips. The highest peak of the peninsula sits at 2087m tall.

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Rows of mountains on the way to Jebel Harim, under a pink and blue sunset.

You can still catch a glimpse of a few village tribes living in the mountains – I saw them trekking up or down three different times while I was here. It’s fascinating to see modern people still living in this ancient way in the harsh mountains.

After a while of zig-zagging up curving roads, you will reach the summit.

What really struck me – and actually what drew me to this corner of Oman to begin with – is that you can find perfectly preserved fish and marine fossils from the bottom of the ocean, now standing atop the highest peak of these Omani mountains!

The fossils are plentiful. You will see fish, trilobites, clams, and other documentation of long-gone creatures all over the rocks of Jebel al Harim, and it is fascinating.

Fish fossil seen atop Jebel Harim, Oman.

There is even a vertical cliff wall showcasing crystal clear silhouettes of starfish, shells, and crabs. This used to be the ocean floor and now here it is, high in the mountains of Oman!

Do not skip Jebel al Harim in the Hajar Mountains. You do need a 4WD vehicle so it is wise to book a tour for this trip . An added benefit for having a guide in these mountains is that they know exactly where to find the most stunning views and fossils.

2. Take a Dhow Cruise in Khasab.

Traditional dhow cruises are available in either half-day or full-day excursions through the fjords of Musandam. That’s right, I called them “fjords”. This area off the coast of Oman is often referred to as the “Norway” of the Middle East, and it’s easy to see why once you are standing in awe of the stunning scenery!

Tall rocky cliffs, glistening water, and the open sea. Perfection.

Crystal blue waters of the Persian Gulf, seen off the coast of Oman.

On the dhow cruises, you will glide through the water, most likely seeing dolphins swim next to the boat as you go. The dolphins chased my boat for a long while!

A dolphin leaps out of the Persian Gulf during a Musandam Oman trip.

Many of the dhow tours offer snorkeling and swimming near Telegraph Island, in crystal blue water, so don’t forget your swimsuit.

I recommend a full day tour over the half day tour, because there is just so much to see. The full day tours typically include lunch on the boat and half-day tours do not.

Also, most tours include round-trip transfer from your hotel (or even to the airport I hear), so be sure to let the tour operator know beforehand where your pickup and dropoff will be located.

The ride was absolutely gorgeous and you may be shocked at just how clear the water in the Persian Gulf can be. Definitely worth the trip.

Tall rocky cliffs over the blue Arabian Sea.

3. Explore Khasab City.

Khasab is the capital city of Musandam. Here you can learn a bit more about typical local life. If you have a car, this is easy to do solo, as Khasab is not extremely large. If not, there are plenty of tour groups to show you around.

Khasab is well-known for it’s fishing activities. Overlooking the Persian Gulf, Khasab has a population of about 18,000 people.

The most interesting stops in the city are the Fort of Khasab, dating back to the 16th century, which now showcases traditional Omani handicrafts. Also, the Khasab Castle showcases traditional Omani life, including thatch huts that you are free to explore.

A traditional hut in Oman on my Musandam trip.

Walking through the old and new souks in Khasab is enjoyable, whether you purchase souvenirs or not. If you do plan to buy, be sure to haggle and get the best price possible.

Don’t worry too much if it feels uncomfortable or is not part of your own culture; decide for yourself what price you are willing to pay for any given item, and be prepared to walk away if the shop owner won’t budge.

There is also plentiful tasty and traditional food in Khasab, so plan to stay for lunch or dinner (or both!). I had a very tasty baba ghanouj with pomegranate seeds on top, among other vegetarian staples. Delicious.

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Whether you are living in Dubai or just visiting, a Musandam, Oman excursion trip is an excellent choice to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life. The drive is short and straightforward, and border officials (as well as car rental agencies) have dealt with tourists enough to have a smooth system worked out.

Though the Musandam Peninsula of Oman is a popular weekend trip from Dubai , the mountains and sea are so large that you can fee like you have the entire place to yourself. Actually, I don’t think I saw another vehicle the entire day I was in the Hajar Mountains. Talk about off-the-beaten-path!

My entire trip was relaxing, awe-inspiring, and simply begging me to return again. Whether you travel solo on your Musandam trip or travel through Oman with a tour guide, this is a spectacular place to spend several peaceful days. As I write this, I’m already dying to go back to Oman – and I can promise that I absolutely will!

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Experience the beauty of Musandam on an overnight dhow cruise! Enjoy a full day of swimming, snorkeling, fishing, sightseeing, and onboard live BBQ in stunning Musandam fjords.

Musandam Tour From Dubai


Enjoy an unforgettable day out on a traditional Arabian dhow boat and take in the stunning views of mountains, fjords, and limestone cliffs and enjoy a delicious lunch and refreshments.

Musandam half day cruise


Explore the beauty of Musandam on a half-day cruise! Enjoy stunning views, crystal clear waters, and an unforgettable experience. Book now for your next adventure!

musandam mountain safari


Experience the breathtaking beauty of Musandam’s mountains on our guided mountain safari! Our guide will take you through winding trails, lush valleys, and stunning vistas.

Musandam camping


Ready for an unforgettable camping experience? Join us at Khasab Musandam Beach Camping to enjoy a unique camping experience with bonfires, snorkeling and swimming.

Musandam trip 2 days


Join our Musandam trip for 2 days and explore the majestic fjords, watch dolphins, experience beach camping, bonfire, music, unlimited refreshments, and delicious BBQ dinner and lunch.

Musandam diving


Join us on a scuba diving excursion in the beautiful Musandam region of Oman! We’ll explore colorful coral reefs, spot exotic fish and turtles, and take in breathtaking views.

If you are visiting Khasab Musandam Oman by cruise ship, then we have half day cruise , full-day cruise, half-day mountain safari, and Musandam city tour offers for you with free pick and drop from the cruise port. If you are planning to travel from Dubai and need a full package, we have the Khasab Musandam tour from Dubai and Dibba Musandam tour from Dubai for you. Explore our Musandam tour packages and select the best that suits your travel plans. If you need any help or guidance from our side, we would love to hear from you.

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Traveling form Abu Dhabi to Khasab is little bit tiring but, the driver was very helpful. We really enjoyed our entire journey and saw dolphins.


Musandam is an incredible destination for travelers looking for a unique and unforgettable experience. Situated in the northernmost part of Oman, Musandam offers breathtaking views of rugged mountains rising from the sea, pristine beaches with crystal clear waters perfect for swimming and snorkeling, as well as traditional villages that offer a glimpse into local culture.

Visitors can explore ancient ruins such as Khasab Fort or take a boat cruise to spot dolphins playing in their natural habitat. With its stunning landscapes and abundance of activities to choose from, Musandam is sure to provide visitors with memories that will last long after they return home!


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Best Musandam tours from Dubai

Musandam Tour From Dubai, Sharjah & Ras Al Khaimah

Looking for a Musandam tour from Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah, or Abu Dhabi with or without transport? If yes, then you are in the right place. Feel free to contact us for the best Musandam trips from Dubai or any part of the United Arab Emirates with and without transport. A dedicated support team is always ready to make your Musandam tour from Dubai hassle-free and enjoyable. Get in touch with us for booking and further details.

The Dubai Musandam tour is considered one of the ideal trips for people who are looking to breathe in the fresh air. Enjoy a full-day dhow cruise in the beautiful scenes and amazing beaches with swimming and fishing. Exploring the cave and enjoying water sports will make your Dubai Musandam trip a more memorable and adventurous experience. We assure you will enjoy every moment of the Dibba Musandam tour from Dubai. What are you waiting for? Book your Musandam Dibba tour today and have fun with your family and friends. You will love every bit of this trip.

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Tour Activities

  • Cruising into the Musandam Sea
  • Visiting caves and beach photography
  • Snorkeling and Swimming
  • Fishing with traditional equipment
  • Speed boat riding
  • Banana boat riding
  • Sharing basis pick up & drop off services
  • Plain water, coffee, tea, and fruits
  • On-board delicious traditional lunch
  • Basic toilet and shower facility
  • Music, banana board ride, and fishing
  • Snorkeling gears, life jackets, and towels
  • Hotel booking
  • Travel insurance
  • Any additional services


  • Valid UAE visa for all participants
  • Original passport for everyone
  • 30 days passport validity for all

Musandam Tour From Dubai Expectations

Musandam Oman is well known for its most beautiful fjords, bays, sandy beaches, and limestone mountains. It is not only famous among UAE residents, but it is the most visited place by UAE tourists as well due to the easy and free entry. With this tour, there is a great opportunity to explore the amazing fjords, beaches, and caves, enjoy snorkeling swimming, banana board riding, speed boat experience, fishing, onboard music, and many more activities.

Oman Musandam’s trip from Dubai is full of activities and entertainment. The is a delicious lunch, and unlimited refreshments including coffee, tea, plain water, and fresh fruits. You will be served welcome drinks as soon as you board the traditional Oman dhow cruise with us that leaves from the Dibba Musandam port.

Dubai Musandam Tour Itinerary

Looking for the detailed Dubai Musandam trip itinerary? Here we have designed the best tour plan so you can enjoy every bit of your time with us.

Pick Up  – 07:00 To 08:30 AM (approx)

Dibba Musandam tour from Dubai or Sharjah starts by picking you up from the given locations if you have booked transport as well. The exact timings for pick up will be conveyed one day before the tour. Normally the pickup is between 07:00 am to 08:30 am depending on the location and number of participants.

Arrival at Dibba Border – 09:30 T0 10:00 AM

Pick-up will be done from the said locations in Dubai or Sharjah and then we will reach the Dibba Musandam border where the procedure for immigration checkpoint for every individual will be done. Our staff will assist you at the entry point.

Tour Starting – 10:30 To 10:00 AM

Tour starts from 10:00 to 10:30 AM from the Dibba dhow port. You will be welcomed by staff who will help you to settle down on the Dhow. There will be welcome drinks as so soon as the boat leaves the harbor. Be calm and enjoy your Dibba Musandam Trip with a full day dhow cruise and explore the beauty of Musandam Oman.

Snorkeling Swimming – 12:30 To 01:00 PM

Almost after one hour, the dhow cruise will stop for water sports activities like swimming snorkeling and banana boat riding, etc. Swimming and snorkeling are always considered wonderful activities. Snorkeling gear and life jackets will be provided on the boat but don’t forget to bring your own swimming suits.

Onboard Lunch – 01:30 To 02:00 PM

Traditional Omani lunch will be served on board as soon as you finish the snorkeling and swimming. It may include delicious traditional Arabian dishes like green salad, hummus, Arabic bread, Biryani rice & white rice, chicken curry, beef potato curry, fried chicken/fish, vegetable gravy (Arabic style), and dal fry and unlimited soft drinks, and plain.

T he Cave or Fishing – 03:00 To 03:30 PM

This activity will depend upon the sea level. If possible dhow will stop here to visit the amazing traditional cave to explore the history and beauty of Musandam. You can also enjoy fishing here if the sea level is not above.

Afternoon Tea – 03:30 To 04:00 P M

At 3:30 pm after enjoying the thrilling activities evening tea will be served on board with light snacks. We promise that you will not find a better option than the Dibba Musandam tour from Dubai when you are in Dubai.

Arrival at Harbor – 4:00 To 04:30 PM

The boar will reach the harbor around 4:00 pm after exploring the beauty of Musandam fjords.  You will be transferred back to your hotel in Dubai. Here it is time to sign off and say goodbye with wonderful and unforgettable memories.

Dubai Musandam Tour Requirements

  • UAE Resident Visa Holders:

UAE resident visa holders require prior permission to enter Dibba Musandam. As soon as you book the Dibba Musandam tour from Dubai you must send us the passport copies for all participants along with the visa pages latest by 3 days prior to the travel date so we can arrange your entry permit.

  • Carry Your Original Passports

Both Resident & Tourist Visa holders must carry their original Passports to enter Dibba Musandam. If you don’t have passports then you will not be allowed to cross the border.

  • Self-drive To Dibba Musandam Border :

Self-drive vehicles must be Oman insured otherwise will not be allowed to enter. Before leaving make sure your car has Oman insurance otherwise, you will have to return back.

Musandam Khasab Tour


Khasab tour from Dubai is a hassle-free tour plan with a full-day cruise, lunch, and two-way transport.

Musandam dibba tour


Book a Musandam Dibba tour from Dubai or Sharjah and enjoy an adventurous dhow cruise and food.

musandam overnight dhow cruise


Spend your day cruising into the Musandam fjords with dolphins and sleep on boat deck under starry stars.

Khasab Musandam dhow cruise


Enjoy six hours of cruising experience, watch dolphins, snorkel, swim in pristine waters, and onboard lunch.



Cruise into Musandam fjords, watch dolphins, visit Telegraph Island, and enjoy snorkeling swimming.

Musandam mountain safari


Enjoy a luxury off-road safari and explore Jebel al Harim, Khor Najd, fossils, and wadis on the way and Bait al Qufl.

khasab musandam beach camping


Explore Musandam fjords, watch dolphins, snorkel and swim in pristine waters and spend a night on campsite.


Khasab Musandam Tours from Dubai

One-day musandam trip from dubai.

Khasab Musandam Tours has gained several years of experience arranging amazing trips for its clients. Our Musandam tour from Dubai is an excellent way to indulge in the tranquility and grandeur of this exceptional place. With our Musandam tour packages, we aim to provide distinct experiences that allow you to fully embrace the natural splendor of this region. Whether it’s a scenic cruise or a snorkeling expedition, we have something for everyone. Our team of experienced professionals is passionate about creating unforgettable experiences for our guests, and we take great pride in ensuring that every aspect of your journey is meticulously planned and executed to perfection. Join us on our Musandam Oman tour from Dubai and embark on an unparalleled adventure to create everlasting memories.

Our Dubai Musandam Tour Package Includes

A day trip to Oman from Dubai is ideal for nature lovers and those who seek to explore the untouched beauty of the Middle East region. See what we have in store for you.

  • You don’t have to arrange for a ride because we have got you covered. Travel in our air-conditioned vehicle with comfort and style.
  • Snacks such as fresh fruits, coffee, and tea are a part of the package.
  • Activities, including a traditional dhow ride, snorkeling, swimming, Telegraph Island, and an Omani village visit, are covered.
  • We also serve our guests a yummy lunch that includes several dishes when they travel to Musandam from Dubai with us.
  • Safety gear like life jackets and snorkeling gear are available.


Here’s What You Must Know Before Traveling

  • Entry to Oman will only be permissible with a visit visa, which costs 5 OMR per passport. Additionally, when leaving the UAE, you must pay an exit fee of 35 AED.
  • You have the choice to apply for a visa online at or pick one up at the border. Don’t forget to check eligibility based on your nationality and type of visa.
  • Residents of the UAE must have a passport that is valid for at least 3 months from the start of the trip in order to receive a visa. Moreover, ensure that you have your original passport with you.
  • If you want to drive, take your driver’s license with you. To enter Oman in a rental automobile, you must have an NOC provided by the company. To make sure your journey is trouble-free, keep all of these points in mind.

Additional Musandam Trip Packages We Offer

With our Musandam tour packages from Dubai, you can enjoy all that this incredible destination has to offer in comfort and style. Whether you wish to swim with dolphins, explore hidden caves, or simply soak up the sun on a secluded beach, our expert guides will help you make the most of your Musandam adventure. Apart from arranging your one-day Oman trip from Dubai, we offer the following:


Full Day Dhow Cruise

Get mesmerized by the picturesque landscapes and immaculate waters as you embark on our Musandam boat trip , complete with delicious local cuisine and exciting activities for the whole family.

Half Day Dhow Cruise

Experience the wonders of Khasab tours in just half a day. For those who have limited time but still yearn to witness the enchanting allure of Oman Musandam, this expedition offers a plethora of adventure and amusement.

Overnight Dhow Cruise

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the starlit sky and the soothing sound of the waves. Spend the night on the deck, relishing the peace and tranquility, and wake up to the stunning sunrise.

Overnight Beach Camping

Experience the unforgettable thrill of beach camping in Khasab , Oman, where you can unwind and soak in the serene atmosphere on a secluded sandy beach. Be lulled to sleep by the gentle rhythm of the waves and be awakened by the awe-inspiring sunrise over the shimmering Arabian Sea.

Mountain Safari

Uncover the treasures of Oman’s rugged terrain and indulge in its fascinating culture and history. Admire the awe-inspiring vistas of Khor Najd and embark on a thrilling expedition to discover the famous Jebel Al Harim.

Why Choose Us?

Unmatched experience.

Our team has extensive experience in organizing Oman tour packages and has gained a reputation for delivering unforgettable experiences. We deeply understand the area and its history and are passionate about sharing our knowledge with the guests.

Wide Range of Tours

We understand that every traveler has different preferences, which is why we offer packages that cater to every taste. We can also arrange a Musandam tour from Abu Dhabi and other Emirates.

Quality Service

We pride ourselves on providing exceptional customer service from the moment you make a booking to the moment you return. Our team is available 24/7 to answer any questions you may have, and we go above and beyond to ensure that your experience is seamless and hassle-free.

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Mountain Safari to Jebal Harim – Musandam Khasab

Despite being located nearby to Dubai, modern civilizations haven't yet impact Khasab , particularly  mountain's. Since mountain safari trips always feature breathtaking valleys and picturesque scenery you'll drive encompasses spectacular scenic routes reaching a height of 1.784 m above sea level.

Musandam Khasab

Full Day Musandam Khasab Tour from Dubai

The Musandam Khasab Dhow Cruise is a full-day cruise trip that offers the chance to view dolphins, visit Telegraph Island and Sebi Island, go fishing and snorkeling, and enjoy delicious Omani launch and tea in addition to allowing you to see the most picturesque landscapes of the Musandam peninsula.

Full Day Khasab Cruise & Half Day Mountain Safari with Overnight

Full Day Khasab Cruise & Half Day Mountain Safari with Overnight

Witness The Wonders Of The Port City Of Oman, Khasab 

Are you planning to go on a vacation trip this year? If yes, then you might want to consider planning a trip to ‘Khasab’ – the capital of the Musandam, Oman. It is a beautiful port city, located in an exclave of Oman bordering the United Arab Emirates, full of cultures, tourist attractions, delicious food cuisine, and many more fund activities – enough to make your trip worthwhile and memorable!

So if ‘Khasab’ is next on your travel list, then you need this travel guide! In this guide, we are going to share the ‘must-to-visit’ tourist attractions, how to stay within your budget, activities that you can do, and hotel reservations, etc. Let’s begin the fun journey!

Khasab Dhow Cruise

 Khasb dhow cruise  is most booked  trips  in the Khasab.  Experience  the local  culture  with  traditional   Omani  dhow cruise.  Check out our above mentioned Khasab tour packages.

Khasab’s City Tour:

Do you know that ‘Khasab’ is also known as the ‘City of wonders?’ The tourist attractions in this city are spectacular and mesmerizing. The first spot that is worth visiting is the majestic  Khasab castle .

The castle was initially built in the 17th century by Portuguese. The iconic circular tower of the castle is the highlight. Plus, the museum inside the castle is also a famous tourist spot.

The next place to visit in Khasab is the magnificent ‘ Oman Fjords .’ The location is full of beautiful scenic sights and also offers adventures such as kayak tour, full-day dhow boat cruise, and many more.

If you love dolphins and want to see a variety of dolphins, then you must plan for ‘ Khasab Tours .’ But if you’re going to see the sea live a little closer then go for the ‘ Musandam Discovery Diving .’

The discovery of diving is a fantastic activity to do in Khasab that costs you few hundred dihrams. There is no time limit for diving, and you don’t have to bring your scuba diving suits!

Accommodation and Stay in Khasab:

An important thing about travel trips is accommodation. You would want to stay at a place, in the center of the city – with the best services, amenities, and budget-friendly! Therefore, we have listed our different hotels staying packages with a reasonable prices,

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We've taken care of every aspect to ensure that your holiday is perfect for you. Connect with fascinating locations in a meaningful manner by participating in one of our carefully curated Insight Experiences. Leave the finer details to your travel agent so you can relax and enjoy a wonderful journey that will delight all of your senses. Experience with magical insights of Musandam Tourism is an established and trusted destination management company with vast experience in the tourism field. We have offices across India, Oman, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates, but operate in all prominent tourist destinations. We specialise in destination management in Musandam, Khasab, Muscat, and the UAE, thanks to our extensive local expertise, creativity, and resources. Our tour packages focus on delivering unique experiences across all destinations. We have created spectacular events and developed extraordinary experiences across all major tourist destinations, taking enormous pride in helping our clients achieve their goals and exceed their expectations. It's no surprise that we have a euphoric client base that includes both international and domestic.

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The experts in Musandam tourism have all travelled widely in the area to learn more and discover fresh and novel methods for you to enjoy your destination. This means that we can plan immersive tours and other events to give you a better understanding of the real character of the places we recommend. Additionally, we collaborate with the top local tour guides and can recommend the most appealing lodgings. We also offer cab services between Dubai and Musandam. --> Musandam tour packages , such as the Khasab tour packages from Dubai, the Musandam tour packages from Dubai, the Musandam Khasab tour from Dubai, the Musandam Dibba tour packages from Dubai , the Musandam Dubai tour packages, the Dubai to Muscat tour, the Musandam tour package from Abu Dhabi, the Abu Dhabi to Dibba Musandam package, and the Musandam day excursion package, are available seasonally so that you may enjoy the beauty of the locales. We also provide overnight camping at Musandam Beach, Dibba Musandam Sea Safari, Musandam Mountain Safari Tour Khasab, Musandam Beach Camping Sites, and Musandam Farm Camping in addition to these packages. The Khasab Musandam dhow cruise and the Musandam overnight dhow cruise are additional services offered by Musandam Tourism. -->