Welcome to Ras al Jinz
Ras al Jinz (Ras al Junayz), the easternmost point of the Arabian Peninsula, is an important turtle-nesting site for the endangered green turtle. Over 20,000 females return annually to the beach where they hatched in order to lay eggs.Oman has an important role to play in the conservation of this endangered species and takes the responsibility seriously, with strict penalties for harming turtles or their eggs. The... Read More
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Ras al Jinz activities
2-Day Tour: Wadi Shab Sinkhole and Sur
This tour is both an outdoor and cultural trip. It can be enjoyed as simple one night camping adventure, or you have the option of one night in a 3 star hotel. This tour will cover the three major highlights of the eastern mountains and coasts of Oman: Hawiyat Najam, Wadi Al Shab and the town of Sur.Hawiyat Najam, which translates to "Star Sinkhole", is believed to have been created from a falling asteroid. Here you will see the spectacular work of nature and listen to some of the folklore stories surrounding the place. Visit Wadi al Shab, one of the most toured places by locals and foreigners alike. You may choose to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the canyon or venture through this spectacular canyon in a hike and swim that will take you breath away from the beauty around you.You will get to experience cultural life of Sur, one of Oman's well known fishing towns. This will include visiting the fish market and the coastal shores of Sur where you can see the fishermen at their work. You will also be able to visit Ras Al Jinz for a turtle nesting watch at night. Several meals are provided for you and you will get to eat like locals. Historically, Oman was a capital of international trades, hence the Omani cuisine is heavily influence by Asian and African dishes.