Book Flights to Al-Khaimah
Rus Al Khaimah is an amazing destination to discover. It offers the perfect blend of tradition, heritage, and a glimpse of Arabian history. If you are a nature lover then the city has a wide variety of landscapes. The emerald green beaches along the unspoiled shoreline of the city gives a mesmerizing coastline experience of the emirates. For history lovers, the city has an abundance of options as it is a hidden gem. The location of Al Khaimah offers unforgettable views of the Hajar Mountains and terracotta dessert.
Best Time to Fly
The best time to book the cheapest airfares to Ras Al-Khaimah is during the winter. From December to February, the weather of the city is pleasant, and it is easy to spend time outdoors.
Top 5 Attractions in Al-Khaimah
- Jebel Jais Flight Zipline: Jebel Jais is the highest mountain in the United Arab Emirates. It is home to the world’s longest zipline and has become one of the major adventure activities. People who are fond of adventure and are adrenaline junkies can enjoy a ride at the speed of up to 120kph to 150kph at the top of the mountain. The major highlight of the ride is landing on the halfway platform that suspends in mid-air.
- Ras Al-Khaimah Museum: Situated in the western part of the city, Ras Al-Khaimah Museum is home to an astounding collection of ethnological and archaeological artifacts. The Qawasimm Room on the first floor of the museum has a collection of manuscripts, documents, and treaties between the ruler of the city and Great Britain. It also displays traditional weapons belonging to the family of the ruler as well as archeological items of the Islamic period. The ethnographic section of the museum gives a glimpse of the traditional life of the people of Emirates including pearl diving, farming, fishing, and date growing.
The museum offers a full-day tour for the people who are keen to know about the cultural and historical sights as well as scenic coastal scenery. The major sights of the museum include Jazirat al-Hamra and Dhayah Fort.
- Jazirat al-Hamra: Established in the 14th century, Jazirat al-Hamra is an abandoned fishing village about 20 kilometers away from the city. It is one of the most photogenic sites of the emirate. Jazirat al-Hamra is coated with a layer of the ochre desert and has perfectly preserved the history of the city. Surrounded by the rumors and shrouded in mystery, people say that the place is possibly haunted by the ancient ghosts. Often called The Ghost Town, the city is not on the tourist map. Whatever it is but the city has a rich and interesting history. The buildings here are made of coral stones, set together by mud and covered by a roof made up of woven date palm leaves.
- Dhayah Fort: Located at a strategic location, Dhayah Fort was built in the early 19th century. In the year 1819, it was served as a site for the battle between the British Soldiers and the local tribe. To reach the top of the fortress to enjoy the panoramic view of the surrounding, a person needs to climb the zigzag-shaped staircase. From the top of the fort, you can enjoy the breathtaking view of the Hajar Mountains and green date-palm oasis.