Highlights of Exciting Khasab City Tour
An adventurous and exciting journey into the Khasab city is offered by the most of the tours. Mostly visitors in the Khasab city tour enjoy the tour of Khasab city, Khasab fort and village of Qadah. There are many of the great things to do and to explore in the Khasab city that is the capital of Oman.
Khasab is the local capital of the Musandam peninsula and it is labelled the Norway of Arabia. Khasab is a city in an exclave of Oman bordering the United Arab Emirates. It is also called the calm village of fishing. With the tour of Khasab city we have opportunity to explore the history of Arabs.
Khasab Fort: – One of the most popular attractions in Musandam for tourists is Khasab Fort. The colorful destination of Khasab is located at the northern most end of the city of Musandam. It overlooks the Gulf of Oman and the Hormuz Strait in the Arabian Gulf.
The major area of business in Khasab is tourism. Because of its beautiful landscape and the magical luxury this place largely liked and visited by the visitors. Khasab Fort in Musandam is a remarkable landmark of Khasab which has a great historical importance. Khasab Fort is a huge drum like tower from where visitors can enjoy the panoramic view of the surrounding markets, mountains and the mosques.
Close to the Khasab fort the visitors can find a number of other forts and structures. These deserts and mountains are within easy reach from the fort. At the base of the fort visitors can find a department store which is also largely visited by the visitors.
Here the visitors can find a large number of shops that sell beautiful and interesting memorials. Mostly it is hugely crowded on the Friday morning as the live stock market is very popular at that time. Visitors can go on a Musandam tours and are allowed to shop till they drop.
At the department store they will find a separate are for the food. Here they can find a variety of jars. As the livestock markets are on the particular days so visitors can visit the Khasab Fort, Musandam and have a great time.
With the visit of Khasab fort visitors will also have chance to visit the restored fort of Portuguese which is now a museum full of Omani handicrafts and fascinating historical document.
Afterwards the visitors are moved towards the neighboring village of Qadah where they have chance to view the petroglyphs, prehistoric rock carving, depicting camels, ships and warriors. At the village of Qadah visitors will have chance to watch the prehistoric rock carvings.