Musandam is located in the far north of the Sultanate of Oman, and it is one of the first foci in the Sultanate of Oman on the east coast of the province of Oman. Musandam has an area of about 1800 square kilometers, while enjoying the beautiful natural scenery, making it an attractive tourist area for many tourists.
Musandam Governorate includes four states, which are Khasab, Bakha, Dabaa, and Madha, which are a fertile city with a regional center for the province, which is about 550 km from the capital, Muscat. Musandam is located in the fertile state in the far north of the governorate, where the fertile port is located. As for Dibba, it is located in the southeast of the Musandam Governorate, and its residents depend on hunting, farming and shipbuilding.
Information about Musandam
Musandam is located in a secluded area in Oman, separated from the rest of the country by the United Arab Emirates. Its location gives Oman partial control, common with Iran, of the strategic strait. Musandam is located on the northern borders of the Sultanate of Oman with high mountains that rise in this region for more than two thousand meters above sea level. The mountains are spotted with a natural view, and Musandam contains the most important waterway and the Strait of Hormuz.
One of the exclusive features of this area is the juxtaposition with the mountains. Visitors accept to enjoy boat trips and traditional ships that give an unforgettable enjoyment, while fans dive into the beautiful coral reefs. There are also archaeological sites in this area.
Khasab is the regional center for the Musandam Governorate, located 570 kilometers from Muscat. Khasab Governorate is famous for the impressive and exciting roads leading to mountain peaks. Khasab can be reached through daily trips from Muscat, by sea in fast ferries and by car, and through the road that runs through the United Arab Emirates.
Musandam is located on the rugged coastal coastline that resembles icy coasts carved in the polar regions, but it comes in the shape of a coast by the movement of the earth’s crust. The Arabian plate slowly pushes under the Eurasia plate, creating wonderful mountains.
Musandam offers many stunning sea and mountain views. Musandam is one of the most beautiful beaches in Oman, which is located between the mainland of the Sultanate of Oman and the United Arab Emirates. It is a peninsula with the Sea of Oman and the Strait of Oman. Musandam has some of the most diverse geographical areas, which include the limestone mountain range, and plankton that support the wonderful marine life, in addition to the presence of rare plants and animals.
Musandam is also called Norway from the east because it contains the fjords that form due to the presence of continuous pieces of the Hajar mountain range from the strait of Oman. The deep entrance to the fjords and hosts in exotic marine life including dolphins, sea turtles and various types of birds. Musandam has an outdoor aquarium that displays a surprisingly different set of fish of different colors in their natural environment of green and blue coral reefs. There is the Telegraph Island that links England to Iran and India, and there are ancient fishing villages with old stone houses.
There are two important historical places in Musandam. You can enjoy a tour of Khasab Musandam and Dibba. Khasab is the capital of Musandam Governorate and is the green and privileged area of agriculture. It is also the largest city of any ordinary town.
Musandam’s magnetic magic attracts thousands of tourists including school tours, etc. every year. There are many families who use Musandam as a vacation getaway. Your trip to Musandam will be a fun family trip for everyone.
Due to the sporadic population of the coast of the Musandam Peninsula, the wildlife in this region has an abundant life in waters along the coast. Diving can be enjoyed as one of the main and most popular tourist activities in this area. There is a specialized diving center with its headquarters in the Golden Tulip Hotel, which is located directly to the west of Khasab, and there are also diving centers that operate from Dibba on the east coast.
Although the mountains may look completely barren, the real life in Musandam will be found underwater on a fun diving trip in Musandam with some of the best parts of the United Arab Emirates. Although the eastern coast of the United Arab Emirates offers some nice diving sites, visitors find fun diving in Musandam. There is a wide variety in marine life, from large pelagics such as (rare) whale shark, and seahorse, in addition to several types of shrimp. On coral reefs you immediately find barracuda, yonfish, and scorpion as well as many tropical coral reef fish. Some of the first dive sites are Lima Rock, Octopus Rock, Marovi Head, Temple of Rock.