Things to Do in Ras al-Khaimah

Nestled along the coast of Persian Gulf in UAE, Ras-al-Khaimah is one of those scenic retreats famous for the raw beauty of nature. It is a perfect getaway for those looking to enjoy the serenity and take back home the picturesque vistas of calm environment and tranquil sandy beaches. With the impressive backdrop of Hajjar Mountains, Ras-al-Khaimah is a buzzing commercial centre known for innovation and budding entrepreneurs. The beautiful lagoons, incredible coastline and the interesting things to do in Ras al Khaimah make it a perfect destination for vacationers. The scenic beauty here boasts of diverse topography, deserts, mountains, beaches and lagoons making it a one of a kind landscape in UAE. It also showcases a wonderful amalgamation of modernity and traditions with Bedouins roaming in the desert as well as bustling urban dwellers. The city has witnessed a boom when it comes to tourism in recent years and seen the development of various entertainment hubs, resorts and upscale residential areas. With its unruffled white edifices, paved promenades, range of restaurants and eye-catching beaches, it comes as no wonder that Ras Al Khaimah is fast becoming a well-liked tourist destination.

The natural vistas here stand in contrast to the towering skyscrapers of nearby Dubai but more or less enchanting for any traveller. The picturesque backdrop boasts of golden sandy beaches adjacent to turquoise lagoons with the breathtaking mountains in the backdrop. The rich and colorful heritage of the city offers many avenues for explorers to discover its numerous forts, markets, museums and ancient sites that are more than 5000 years old. Ras-al-Khaimah is popular among adventure junkies and offer activities like fishing, sailing, desert safaris, watersports, mountain treks and golf. There are also many day excursions which let tourists discover nearby landscapes as well as get an adrenaline rush with thrilling activities. Here’s a look at some of the most enjoyable things to do in Ras-al-Khaimah while vacationing here.

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Ras al-Khaimah Things To Do Reviews

Chandan Somayaji
Reviewed: 23 Feb 2022
A good offbeat experience at Ras Al Khaimah village. I was met with the tour guide at the city gates. We traveled across some of the best sites, including a hill fort and Al Marjan island. The weather was really great as well, making it twice as enjoyable.
Aastha Gupta
Reviewed: 19 Jan 2022
I made a booking online from Thrillophilia. The price was good though. With this guided tour, we got to see several historic sites of Ras Al Khaimah. We visited Al Dhayah Fort, saw Al Marjan Island and explored the oldest fishing village of UAE. Thank you Thrillophilia for this tour!
Jagruti Darekar
Reviewed: 08 Jan 2022
We were looking for an offbeat tour while in Dubai and went for the Ras Al Khaimah tour for the positive reviews that it had. It was a lovely little tour, we visited pearl fishing villages and a fort with great views. Thanks Thrillophilia for this tour!!
Amit Verma
Reviewed: 01 Dec 2021
This was a guided tour that we booked on Thrillophilia’s website, and it took all of 10 minutes for us to complete the booking…… Thanks to their team, we got to see the different attractions in Ras Al Khaimah, such as the Al Dhayah Fort, the Al Marjan Island and even Al Hamra village here……..
Dhara Kocchar
Reviewed: 08 Jan 2021
With this guided tour, we got to see several historic sites of Ras Al Khaimah. We visited Al Dhayah Fort, saw Al Marjan Island and explored the oldest fishing village of UAE. Our guide made our trip memorable with his valuable insights.

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