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Dubai: Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Fujairah and Khorfakkan Tour

1. Dubai: Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Fujairah and Khorfakkan Tour

Travel from Dubai to Fujairah, seeing the beauty of Islamic architecture and passing through the Al Hajar Mountains. Stop at Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Khor Fakkan, and Najd Al Masqar Heritage Village. Get picked up from your accommodation in Dubai and drive to Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the second largest mosque in the UAE. Explore this gem of Islamic architecture, with marble courtyards and high-reaching domes. Travel through the towns of Dibba, Kalba, and Sharjah, to reach the Fujairah Museum. Wander around the museum and see the displays of antique weapons and artifacts. Continue to Khor Fakkan, a coastal city with the breathtaking backdrop of the Al Hajar Mountains. Journey into Khorfakkan Square and learn about the history of the area, taking photos by the fountains, amphitheater, and waterfall. Drive through mountainous roads to reach Najd Al Maqsar Heritage Village, a fortress restored in an effort to preserve the archeological site. Your tour will end with drop-off back to your accommodation in Dubai.

Dubai: Fujairah, Sheikh Zayed Mosque, & Khor Fakkan Day Trip

2. Dubai: Fujairah, Sheikh Zayed Mosque, & Khor Fakkan Day Trip

Get out of Dubai for the day and discover some other parts of the Arabian peninsula. Visit Fujairah and the Sheikh Zayed Mosque before you head to the town of Khor Fakkan and see some of its key sights. Start with pickup from your hotel or other selected location in Dubai and head to your first destination, the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the UAE's second biggest mosque. Explore this treasure of Islamic architecture, complete with marble courtyards and towering domes. Pass through the towns of Dibba, Kalba, and Sharjah on your way to the Fujairah Museum. Explore the exhibitions of historical weaponry and antiques and find out more about the area's past. Continue to Khor Fakkan, a seaside town with a stunning view of the Al Hajar Mountains. At Khorfakkan Square, learn about the area's history and take some pictures near the fountains, amphitheater, and waterfall. Continue through the mountain roads until you shall reach Najd Al Maqsar Heritage Village, a reconstructed castle built to protect the archaeological site. Your tour concludes with drop-off at your accommodation or other selected location in Dubai.

From Dubai: Fujairah East Coast Tour

3. From Dubai: Fujairah East Coast Tour

Explore the northern Emirates of the UAE on this sightseeing tour from Dubai, and visit Dibba, Kalba, and Sharjah. Visit the Fujairah Museum and Fujairah Heritage Village, as well as Fujairah Fort perched high on a hill. Once the center of Fujairah life, the former sentry has housed a prison and has withstood attack from British naval forces and occupation by fearsome Wahabbists. Today, the historic landmark has opened its gates to the public to provide an insight into the pivotal role it once played. Continue to the oldest mosque in the UAE, dating back to the 15th century. The mosque was once known as the Ottoman Mosque, but its name comes from the person who constructed it rather that the Ottoman Empire. Enjoy amazing views from the mountain road as you travel through the Hajar Mountain range, and more, before heading back to Dubai.

Emirates Mountains - Private Full Day Hatta and Kalba

4. Emirates Mountains - Private Full Day Hatta and Kalba

Make your way through the mountain range of the Emirates on a tour with an expert guide. See incredible sand dunes, visit the Heritage Village in Hatta, drive through the UAE's longest tunnel to Kalba, explore the Fort in Fujairah, and much more. Experience a visit to UAE’s East Coast and Hatta. Your first stop is the magnificent Lehab sand dunes. Proceed to Hatta to pay a visit to the Heritage Village. Then enter the UAE’s longest tunnel carved straight through the mountain, and reach the coastal village of Kalba. In Kalba, stop at Khor Kalba, a reserved area famous for its mangrove marsh. Moving onward, visit Sheikh Saeed House which bears witness to an exciting past. In Fujairah, stop at the renovated 17th century Fort built on a hilltop overlooking the old village of Fujairah. On your return, stop to browse around the lively Friday Market set in the midst of the mountain landscape.

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Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 35 reviews

This was a great tour. Shakil (not O’Neal) was an amazing tour guide. He was so knowledgeable about each and every place he took me to and even places along the way. He answered many of my questions that I had been seeking answers to. We had local food in the traditional fashion. Having been here for 6 months, it was great to see something new. The mountains are breathtaking. I was lucky to be the only one on my tour so it made the experience that much better. There was so much to see that I wouldn’t have been able to had I tried to visit these places via metro. I love learning about other cultures. Thanks again Shakil!

I was lucky enough to be the only person on this tour today and yet Zee went out of his way to make this an unforgettable day! Visiting the mosque was fantastic and informative (for a non-muslim). After the mosque the day was filled with many other special places and fantastic scenery. Do yourself a favour and book this tour! 5 * out of 5 for Zee.

Very good tour and a great alternative if you have extra time to visit less touristy places. We went to the mosque and only 4 other people were there. Great to experience things in quiet and take great photos. Lots of other sites were shown. Best to do when it’s not too hot.

Very good tour with Riz very good tour guide fujairah museum was closed today however not the tour guides fault. But was still a very good tour would recommend to friends coming to Dubai

That was an amazing program with Riz Guide, who know everything about UAE. We saw the other side of UAE, which was very interesting and impressive after the skyscrapers in Dubai.