City tour of Khasab

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Khasab is a port city on northern Oman’s Musandam Peninsula. Our city tour drive through the town of Khasab with its old and new souk and visit to Khasab Fort Known as Khasab Castle . The Portuguese built Khasab fort at the beginning of the 17th century is the main attraction in the city. Unlike many forts, which were built on high ground for defensive purposes. Khasab Fort has crenellated stone turrets, model wooden boats and a museum with handicrafts and Archaeological finds. Toward the end of our trip you will visit the Wadi Qadah and the old village Tawi where you see Traditional stone houses, ancient rock carvings delineating camels, ships and warriors, said to be more than 2000 years old.

Timing

9.00 am to 03.00 pm

Khasab is a port city on northern Oman’s Musandam Peninsula. Our city visit drive through the town of Khasab with its old and new souk and visit to Khasab Fort Known as Khasab Castle . The Portuguese fabricated Khasab stronghold toward the start of the seventeenth century is the primary fascination in the city. In contrast to numerous posts, which were based on high ground for guarded purposes. Khasab Fort has crenelated stone turrets, show wooden pontoons and an exhibition hall with crafted works and Archeological finds.

At the finish of our outing you will visit the Wadi Qadah and the old town Tawi where you see Traditional stone houses, antiquated shake carvings portraying camels, boats and warriors, said to be over 2000 years old.Drive through the distinctive city locale of Khasab with its Old Town and present day New City. Visit of the great Sultan Qaboos mosque.

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Time for a short stroll in the city. Further you will visit the Khasab stronghold, which was worked by the Portuguese in the seventeenth century. After that we will drive to the Wadi Qada. Toward the finish of the Wadi in the town Tawi you can investigate ancient shake carvings portraying camels, boats and warriors, said to be more than 2.000 years old. Musandam is divided into four wilayats: Khasab, Bhuka, Dibba and Mudha.

The all out populace of Musandam is roughly 27,000 and the capital Khasab has 18,000 occupants. Dibba on the East shoreline of Musandam has a populace of roughly 5,500. The Peninsula starts with Tibat, on the west drift in the Arabian Gulf to Daba (Dibba), on the east drift in the Gulf of Oman, this waterfront zone, alongside numerous seaward islands, offers a one of a kind contact with nature. Little towns settle along the convoluted shoreline, the majority of them just open via ocean, similar to Lima and Kumzar.

Its rough mountains ascend more than 2,000 meters above ocean level. In Arabic it is known as Ra’s Musandam. The Ru’us al-Jibal (the Mountaintops), the northernmost furthest point of the al-Gharbi al-Hajar (Western Hajar mountains), involve the northern tip of the Musandam Peninsula. The promontory is commonly around 35 km wide.

The landmass is basically occupied by the Shihuh, who are anglers and herders and are most likely slipped from the first occupants of northern Oman. Angling is the promontory’s primary industry with pressing plants at al-Khasab and Bay’ah. Transportation is generally via ocean, since no streets cross the restricting landscape.