Discover a different side of the UAE on our Fujairah – East Coast Tour! Nestled along the Gulf of Oman on the eastern side of the country, Fujairah stands as a stunning contrast to other six emirates which completely lie on the Arabian Gulf. In fact, it’s the UAE’s only emirate surrounded by mountains, thus offering a delightful blend of lush greenery, gorgeous beaches, quaint villages, traditional markets, and archeological sites. With this exciting tour inclusive of hotel pick up and drop off, you’ll be able to explore all of Fujairah’s major highlights in a single day.
Be amazed by the awe-inspiring scenery and tranquil ambience, as the tour kicks off and winds its way through the rugged mountainous coastline. Make a stop at Bidya Mosque, which is the country’s oldest mosque - dating back to 15th century. Moreover, the castle seen directly above this modest place of worship is one of the region’s prominent archeological sites. Another attraction included in the itinerary is Fujairah Fort that was originally built during the 17th century. The oldest fort in the UAE, it once served as the residence of Fujairah’s ruling family, besides a defensive structure.
Get enlightened on the region’s historic past, unique culture and traditions on a trip to Fujairah Museum. Arts and artifacts on view mainly cover archeological finds from regions like Bitnah, Qidfah etc. This ranges from pre-Islamic coins to ancient vessels, painted pottery, and bowl made using ostrich egg. Fascinatingly, most of them date back to Bronze Age and Iron Age. Continue on your scenic Fujairah tour to the unspoiled Khorfakkan Beach, where you can breathe in fresh air and opt to enjoy a relaxed swim in the sea.
Followed by an optional lunch break, you’ll drive past the serene towns of Dibba as well as Masafi, before the final stop at the Friday Market. With beautiful views of Hajjar Mountains in the background, it assures you of a refreshing shopping experience, boasting a variety of stalls selling handmade pots, carpets, souvenirs, garden-fresh fruits, vegetables etc.