Experience the Beauty of Khasab With Khasab City Tour
What Full Day Khasab City Tour Includes?
- Visit to the restored Fort of Khasab, built by the Portuguese in the 16th century.
- Drive through the town of Khasab with ifs old and new souk.
- At the end of our tour you will visit the Wadi Oadah with the old village Tawi.
- At the end of the deep bay you can see prehistoric rock carvings depicting camels, ships and warriors, said to be more than 2,000 years old ).
Visiting The Khasab City
Khasab was a city isolated from the rest of the region for long time. Only until since the contraction of the new road coming from the United Arab Emirates that Khasab itself started to develop in terms of infrastructures and and a more serious touristic interest driving companies.
Details Of Khasab City Tour
Khasab offers the perfect starting point to explore the unknown Musandam Peninsula and its special and unique traditions and culture. Today you can enjoy great locations in and around the city and spend 2 or 3 days enjoying the region. Khasab is great to spend a weekend off from Dubai or to visit on your way to Muscat taking the twice a day ferry-boat along the deserted and arid rocky coast of Musandam.
The Portuguese built Khasab at the beginning of the 17th century, at the height of their naval presence in the region. The natural harbor gave shelter from tough seas. Unlike many forts, which were built on high ground for defensive purposes, Khasab was designed as a supply point for dates and water for Portuguese ships sailing through the strait. Today, Khasab is protected from floods by three large dams.