Duration: 5 3/4 hours
Tour Code: fuj-003
Embrace the scenic mountain beauty of the United Arab Emirates during this off-road safari to Omani Dibba.
Depart the pier via off-road vehicle for the scenic drive from the East Coast of the UAE to Omani Dibba. En route, a photo stop will be made at the Bidya Mosque, thought to be the oldest mosque in the UAE. Your drive will then continue into a part of Omani territory that is an enclave in the United Arab Emirates, and quite distinct. Upon arrival, you will drive through town, past the fort and on towards the beach, where you may see local fishermen at work.
Next, you will ascend the 3,280-foot Hajjar Mountains. Along the way, you will pass by small villages where seasonal crops are cultivated, and see spectacular canyons, steep, rugged winding tracks, deep gorges and terraced mountainsides. Upon arrival at the summit, a refreshment and photo stop will be made before starting your decent along the same route. After reaching the base of the mountain, you will proceed along the tarmac road during the return drive to the pier.
Please note: This excursion involves border crossing from Fujairah, UAE to Oman. Guests are required to carry their original passport with them at all times. US and Canadian passport holders can cross the border without any visas. However guests holding any other passport apart from USA and Canadian passport are requested to check the visa requirements at least three weeks prior to travel. Any other nationalities may need TWO VISAS – One visa to enter UAE through Airport or port and a second visa to participate in this excursion as you will be crossing the border into Oman and coming back to UAE, during this excursion.
This tour involves travel over bumpy, uneven terrain. This tour is not recommended for guests with limited mobility or guests who utilize a wheelchair. Children must be at least two years old, and accompanied by a parent in order to participate on this tour. Parents are advised to provide the age and height of the child so proper seats and safety belts can be arranged.