list of 10 things to do in ras al khaimah
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Ras Al Khaimah is one of the seven emirates that form up the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and surely a hidden gem which makes it the most attractive place to visit. Ras Al Khaimah‘s tourism is increasing every day because of the beautiful locations. Hence planning the top 10 things to do in Ras Al Khaimah beforehand is quite essential. Along with which planing your visa application will also be necessary and there is no better option than Etihad UAE Visa where you get a gist of both the information that you need!
Ranging from historical places, breathtaking landscapes, beaches to an amazing number of things to enjoy the nightlife. There is nothing that Ras Al Khaimah lags. There’s even a ghost town for all the haunted places lovers out there. All adventures reside here.
Here we curate the top 10 most beautiful tourist attractions that will make you want to visit Ras Al Khaimah as your next vacation spot –
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DIVE INTO TO SEA WORLD: SCUBA DIVING AT FUJAIRAH
Scuba diving is known to be one of the most exciting underwater sport to do.
Fujairah which is located at a distance of a mere 1.5-hour drive from Ras Al Khaimah provides the best scuba diving there can be. The coral reefs and shores of Fujairah are said to be untouched. Scuba Diving here lets you explore the sea animals like sharks, turtles, etc.
BEST TIME TO VISIT FOR SCUBA DIVING - July and August
BEST PRICE AVAILABLE - Starting from INR 5600
Gliding through the pretty scenic beaches with a harness attached to your parachute further attached to a speedboat, parasailing lets you enjoy the mesmerizing views of the gulfs, seashores with a fresh breeze flowing. This water sport lasts 15 minutes. There are several places in Ras Al Khaimah where you can enjoy parasailing.
BEST TIME TO VISIT FOR PARASAILING - July, and August
BEST PRICE AVAILABLE - Starting from INR 6800
FUN TIME CLUBBING
The nightlife in Ras Al Khaimah gets more fun than the day. This place has several amazing bars, nightclubs, lounges which always try and give you the best deals for partying the night away. Clubbing here is also a romantic getaway for couples as well as private booths are a thing. Be it a family night or a ladies’ night out, you have the best of deals when clubbing.
Some of the most famous pubs / Restaurants here are - The Huddle Sports Bar & Grill, TreeTop Bar, Belgian Café.
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SPEND FULL NIGHT ON A DESERT
Exploring deserts while doing multiple activities like camel riding, biking in the desert, etc you surely deserve to spend a whole night in a fully equipped comfortable Bedouin tent accompanied by a perfect BBQ Dinner in the sandy desert. Providing you with full privacy and an amazing night camping experience, this type of holiday activity is the best thing to do for a family as well as couples.
BEST PRICE AVAILABLE - Starting from INR 9000
THE MOUNTAIN EXPLORATION
UAE has many beautiful and scenic mountain ranges but the biggest and most attractive hilltop is Jebel Jais. Here are the best 2 activities to enjoy on this mountain.
TREKKING AND CAMPING AT JEBEL JAIS
A trail extending up to 16 kms at this hill, the segment is divided into two parts which are an upper trail and a lower trail. For all the trekking lovers out there, this trail is perfect to climb even if you are not a professional as everything is provided to you with all the safety measures taken.
While camping here is also available. You are allowed to bring your tents and enjoy the overnight stay. This is also the safest place for you to visit.
WORLD’S LARGEST ZIPLINE
Do you know that Jebel Jais zip line has been certified as the largest zipline in the world? Well, that’s true.
BEST PRICE AVAILABLE - Starting from INR 9000
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INDULGE IN THE CITY LIFE
GO ON A SHOPPING SPREE
RAK has a decent amount of malls and top brands shops to visit and buy clothes, accessories, makeup, etc. Movie theatres, toy shops for kids, good eateries, you get everything here. The best malls here are – RAK and City Center. While malls entry doesn’t charge a fee so you can spend time here. This is a place to visit in Ras Al Khaimah for free.
HISTORY AND HAUNTINGS
THE DHAYAH FORT
Forts are surely the most attractive tourist places in a city. Same with The Dhayah Fort located in RAK. Situated in between the beautiful hills of the Hajar Mountains, visiting this fort is a win-win situation for nature lovers with a touch of history.
RAS – AL – KHAIMAH NATIONAL MUSEUM
Talking about things to do in Ras al Khaimah has to include a museum. This is a museum made in a fort, again for that history. This place used to be the home of early rulers of the place so it has all the important archaeological artifacts.
Entry Fees : Adult: AED 3 ( 60 INR)
Child: AED 2 ( 40 INR )
JAZIRAT AL HAMRA ALSO KNOWN AS GHOST TOWN
This is an abandoned village with many houses and a mosque which remains uninhabited and are believed to be haunted because of many spooky things experienced by city people as well as visitors. Legends claim this place is haunted by ‘Jinns’. So this place surely adds to the bucket list of people looking for a lot of adventure and adrenaline run experience.
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ADDING to all this is a palace known as AL QASIMI PALACE also called the haunted palace which is just 20 kms away from the village. Although this is a perfect place to stay which includes big rooms, pool, garden but still it remains uninhabited for many decades.
This keeps on getting interesting. Isn’t it?
These are the top 10 things to do in Ras Al Khaimah for you to enjoy while there are many more places to visit.