Traveling to Musandam – All You Need to Know Before You Go

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1.What is Musandam Dibba Tour?

The unwinding of the Musandam Dibba, which is located at the northern end of Arabia. It juts into the Strait of Hormuz, the narrow entry into the Persian Gulf, from the Arabian Peninsula. It is a highly important strategic location for international trade as well as a famous destination for its geographical extremities. It is also known as Norway of Gulf. The Musandam Peninsula has unique geographical features called fjords. These fjords make narrow curve through Limestone Mountain of Hajar Mountain.

2.How to get  there?

Visitors willing to go to Musandam Dibba harbor can easily reach Dibba from Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Oman and Sharjah via cab. The distance from Dubai to Musandam Dibba is around 200 km by road it takes around 2 and half hour journey. From there you can hire Dhow cruise of your choice to Musandam Dibba.

3.Visa Requirement For Musandam Dibba Tour

If you are willing to go to Musandam from Dubai / Sharjah / Abu Dhabi on a road trip by car you need to take pass form government of Oman and a reentry visa to UAE or a multiple entry visa if you want to take off from Dubai. However, the Dhow Cruise Dubai tour company will make all arrangements for the pass. Though if you are landing in Oman it self first you need not need to all these processes.

4.Best Time to Visit?

The weather of Musandam peninsula is best from November to March if you are willing to visit the place. It rarely rains here to spoil your day. It is better to go in winter season bright sunny day with light breeze would make an eventful journey. In the rest of the days heat wave might spoil your day out.

5.What to expect from this trip?

Carpet market shop in oman
Carpet market shop in Masafi Mountains

1.Carpet Market:-

While your journey from Dubai to Musandam Dibba harbor the first halt resumes at Carpet Market at the hills of Masafi Mountains. If you want you can avail expensive, exclusive carpets or pillow cover from here, which will add to your home décor plus make a memorable piece of your journey. If you want your carpet can be shipped at your address according to your demand. These carpets are hand woven by Arabian craftsmen. These have the resemblance of Omani tradition and culture.

Banana Boat ride in Musandam Dibba Tour
Banana Boat ride in Musandam Dibba Tour

2.Banana Boat Ride:-

Banana Boat Ride is a water adventure for almost all age group of people. It is an absolute safe mode to enjoy at Musandam Dibba. Everything that you would like to be is on your side safety, temperature, even the cost. The cruise stops for quite a while if want to enjoy. While riding our vibrant banana boats, you will get the chance to admire the beauty that Musandam Dibba.

3.Swimming :-

Believe it or not water is an ideal place to come and relax. It really does not matter you are a professional swimmer or not, what you need is loving to go to a fresh water bath on a sunny day to refresh your energies for the rest of your trip or else should not have aqua phobia. The rest would be taken care by Dhow Cruise. They will stop at the point where swimming is allowed by Omani government.

4.Snorkeling :-

Snorkeling, a water adventure that makes you feel that you are a water animal visualizing the extremities of under water. An animal who lives his life with them just with the help of an equipment called snorkel. It is not exactly like scuba diving but you swim on water level and can sea under water life. The beautiful and colorful creatures which you would have never ever seen & might be the only chance to do so why miss the pleasure gifted to you.

5.Scuba Diving :-

One of the most adventurous things to do in water is Scuba Diving. Scuba Diving is done under the guidance of skilled Scuba Divers to have a real view of aqua life. Some of the most colorful fish, plants underwater, A water sport that have become famous over the years pass by. Sea is an immense world that can not be viewed at once. So when ever get the opportunity one should have the experience of that. The Dhow Cruise you offer will take care of all safety precautions.

•Dolphin sight-seeing in musandam dibba tour
Dolphin sight-seeing in musandam dibba tour

6.Dolphin View:

If you don’t want to get into the water and still want to have fun on the cruise you don’t have to regret because some amazing fresh water creatures which are adorable to watch are waiting for you to capture them in your camera. Dolphins can easily be seen here jumping around the wooden dhow boats. Just relax and enjoy the ride with these beautiful creatures.

7.Sight  Seeing:

While boarding on your Dhow Cruise make sure your camera is loaded as the boat will cruise down you will have ample of places to capture picture perfect images to make your journey memorable one. Some of the mesmerizing views with beautiful landmarks and background. There are many waters-capes, verdant valleys and many more.

Watch the dolphins jumping around the cruise. so just relax on your comfortable cruise  and admire the beauty of nature at its best.

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  • Choose the right weather to go to Dibba
  • Carry the camera that can take pictures both inside as well as out side the water level
  • Carry your passport; having a valid 6 months visa
  • Dhow Cruise seats are based on first come first serve basis so make sure you reach the destination first.
  • Take care that you leave early as you get traffic on the way.

You can count on Musadam Dibba as one of the nature most beautiful destination to be visited. Right from Hazar Mountain ranges to water sports at Musadam Dibba is willing to offer you every bit of thing that would make your journey a memorable one. These Dhow cruise offer you ample amount of food of international standard and cuisine. In few words one could say a simple and eventful day waiting for you.

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