09.30 AM: MEET OUR REPRESENTATIVE AT LULU HYPERMARKET, KHASAB 10:00 AM – Depart from the Khasab Port to the fjords of Musandam on our traditionally decorated Omani dhow. 10:30 AM – Khor Shem: Khor Shem is a sheltered 17km long fjord. The water is crystal clear and calm, very inviting for snorkeling and swimming. The mountains rise […]
09.30 AM: MEET OUR REPRESENTATIVE AT LULU HYPERMARKET, KHASAB
10:00 AM – Depart from the Khasab Port to the fjords of Musandam on our traditionally decorated Omani dhow.
10:30 AM – Khor Shem: Khor Shem is a sheltered 17km long fjord. The water is crystal clear and calm, very inviting for snorkeling and swimming. The
mountains rise out of the sea and reflect back on the water. There are almost always dolphins playing and following the boats as they cruise around the villages.
10:45 AM Nadafi: The first village we will pass by with around 50 inhabitants mainly fisherman. There is no land access to most of the villagers own small speedboats. The children travel by boat to school, stay over in Khasab from Sunday to Thursday. You will see here that there are water tanks near the beach, the Oman Government provides fresh water, free of charge on a regular basis.
11:00 AM Qanaha: A small fishing village where the stone houses blend into the cliffs, made from the local stone. In the old days, this was the first line of defense, not to be seen.
11:15 AM Maqlab: A mountain village where the people are earning their living by goat-herding and fishing, the main occupation of the area. This
small village is made up on only around 10 houses. This area is the shortest distance to the east coast and can be reached by climbing over the Jabel Maqlab.
11:30 AM Telegraph Island: (Jazirat al Maqlab) the most famous landmark in this area. Here the British laid the first telegraph cable in 1864, it ran from India to Basra, Iraq and the island was manned for some 10 years. Snorkeling here is a treat, don your masks and enjoy the clear, calm waters. Watch out for butterfly fish, groupers, and the coral growth is among the best in this fjord. The dhow is anchored at Telegraph Island for1-1/2 hour for Snorkeling. Lunch would be served on board.
1:00 PM Sham: Another village with around 50 inhabitants.
2:00 PM Seebi Island: This village is located at the end of the fjord and has around 60 inhabitants, very secluded. This area has many species of seabirds nesting in the cliffs. On the island take a plunge into the crystal clear water. The dhow is anchored at Seebi Island around 1 hour for Snorkeling.
3:45 PM: Return to the Khasab Port.
04.00 pm : Check in at Atana Hotel / Overnight with BB basis.
08.00 Am: Breakfast at hotel
09.00 AM: Pick up from Hotel / Departure for Halfday 4WD Mountain safari to Jebel Harim with refreshments.
12.00 pm : End of the trip / Transfer back to the hotel
12.30 Pm: Checkout procedures / Drive Back To Dubai
Package Cost: Aed 795 per person ( Minimum 2 Pax Needed ) – Without Transfer
: Aed 1095 Per Person ( Minimum 2 Pax Needed ) – With Transfer
Package cost excluding visa cost
. All our tours & excursion are on sharing basis or private basis with or without transportation from UAE.
. Participants need to carry their original passport with minimum 3 months validity.
. If your vehicle is a rented one, don’t forget to get a NOC from the rent a car company to cross the border. If the vehicle doesn’t have Oman insurance, you can get it from the check post.
. For Resident & Tourist – UAE & Oman visa fee total amount of AED 85.00 per person (AED 35.00 – UAE Exit fee & AED 50.00)
The below-given nationalities only eligible for on arrival visa from the border post. Other nationalities must have a UAE resident visa with Managerial profession minimum 3 months validity(passport and visa).
Nationalities that can cross the border : Australia / Andorra/Austria/Bulgaria / Belgium / Brunei / Canada / Croatia /China/Cyprus / Czech Republic / Denmark/ France / Finland /Greece/ Estonia /Germany/Hong Kong/ Hungary /Iran/ Iceland / Italy /Ireland / Japan / Liechtenstein/Luxembourg/Latvia / Lithuania / Malta/Malaysia/ Monaco/ New Zealand /Netherlands / Norway / Paraguay Portugal /Russia / Romania /Poland / San Marino /South Korea / Singapore / Spain/Slovenia /Sweden / Slovakia / Switzerland /USA/UK/ Ukraine / Vatican