Escape the hustle-bustle of Dubai to discover the ancient citadels, fishing villages, rugged mountains and desert oases of the United Arab Emirates’ captivating east coast. Traveling by air-conditioned coach through the Hajar mountain range, visit the towns of Al Dhaid and Dibba Al-Hisn, the recently renovated Fujairah Fort and Al Badiyah Mosque, the oldest mosque in the UAE. Take a dip in the Gulf of Oman, stop by Al Bithnah Fort and browse authentic Arabian wares at the Masafi market.
Drive north through the oasis city of Al Dhaid, renowned for its fruit and vegetable plantations to reach Masafi, where you will have time to browse the ‘Friday Market’. Admire the rugged Hajar Mountains en route to the village of Dibba with time for a wander around the small port. The drive continues along the picturesque coast passing small fishing villages. Enjoy lunch at a local beach resort with time for a relaxing swim in the Indian Ocean. Afterwards the tour continues to Al Badiyah, the oldest mosque in the Emirates. In Fujairah City you will stop at the renovated Old Fort for photos. Before returning there is a last stop at the verdant oasis of Bithnah. Relax on the cool coach ride back to Dubai at the end of the day.