Tour involves moderate walking with some steps at the forts
This half-day excursion provides an introduction to parts of the Musandam Peninsula and its capital of Khasab. Depart the pier in air-conditioned coaches or microbuses and begin your tour with an orientation drive of Khasab and its surrounding areas.
Khasab Fort. Visit this picturesque stronghold built in the 17th century by the Portuguese seeking dominion over the maritime trade in the Strait of Hormuz. The fort was erected to prevent attacks from the sea. Teak wood from India was used for its construction and the roof was fashioned from a mix of palm leaves and clay. Within its low, crenellated walls, the fort contains a large central tower which is thought to pre-date the fort itself. The structure you see today is the result of extensive restoration work carried out in the late 20th century. The fort’s location offers excellent views and photo opportunities.
Bukha Fort and Al Haref . Leaving the fort, proceed along the coastal road to Bukha, the approximately one-hour drive offers spectacular scenery. Various stops provide great photo opportunities of this ruggedly beautiful region. Overlooking the sea and with a backdrop of mountains, the Bukha Fort enjoys an attractive setting. Rising above Bukha is one of the areas numerous watchtowers. Following visit, begin the drive to Khasab Port.
Departure & Return Location
Departure / Return Time
Sharing Basis- 0900 AM/ 1230 PM
Sharing Basis- 0100 PM/ 0430 PM
- City tour by air conditioned vehicle
- Khasab Fort visit & Ticket
- Bukha Fort Ticket
- Mineral Water
- English Tour Guide
- Any Private Expenses
- Personal Expenses
City tour of Khasab & Bukha
09:00 – Meet & greet at Khasab Port
09:15 – Departure for City tour of Khasab & Bukha
09:30 – Arrive at Khasab Fort, take your time to see the history & culture
10:00 – Drive to Bukha passing by beautiful region & many spots for photos.
11: 00 – Arrive at Bukha, visit the Bukha fort
11: 30 – Depart for return back to Khasab
12:30 – Arrive back at Khasab Port & transfer to Cruise Ship.