Excursion

East Coast Kaleidoscope

See Fujairah, the UAE east coast, on this scenic drive past local sights such as the Badiya Mosque, Masafi Pass, Friday Market and Bithna Oasis.

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  • Code
    FJR-A
  • Level
    Soft
  • Walking Type
    Little
  • Activity Type
    All
  • Age
    All ages
  • Duration
Board your motor coach at the pier and drive to Al Badiya MosqueDating back to 1446, this unassuming structure is built of mud and stone; it's considered to be the oldest mosque in the UAEContinue across Dibba (a coastal area), named after the town that provides the UAE with its drinking water, with a view of the Arabian Gulf toward Masafi Pass in the Hajar Mountain rangeIn the Masafi Pass, visit the Friday Market, a famous and colorful roadside market that evolved from a few merchants taking advantage of the natural travel break to what is now an abundance of handmade artifacts, clothing, housewares, and fruits and vegetablesVisit the Bithna Oasis, a basin of green palms surrounded by the arid mountainsSee the imposing Fort Fujairah, built in the 18 th century, that still stands guard from mountain access.