RAK

What you can expect

Ras Al Khaimah meaning “top of the tent” in English is the UAE’s northernmost emirate. This picturesque city is a great destination for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers because of its beautiful beaches, sprawling deserts, and the spectacular Hajar mountains.

Tourist attractions in Ras Al Khaimah

Jebel Jais

Jebel Jais, the highest peak in the UAE, boasts of a charming natural landscape that draws the attention of outdoor enthusiasts.

Ras Al-Khaimah National Museum

The Ras Al-Khaimah National Museum is located inside a fort that was used by the ruling family until the early 1960s.

Dhayah Fort

The 16th century Dhayah Fort made of mud and brick was built facing the gulf to protect the region from British assault.

Jazira Al Hamra Fishing Village

Also referred to as the Ghost Town in Ras Al Khaimah, this abandoned village site has old coral-block houses, schools, wind towers, shops, and an old mosque.

Shimal

Shimal is an important archaeological site in the UAE where stone vessels, pottery, weapons, and pre-Islamic tombs were unearthed.