Places To Visit In Ras Al Khaimah

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1. Jebel Jais

Jebel Jais

27 km
from city center
1 out of 14
Places To Visit in Ras Al Khaimah

Jebel Jais in Ras Al Khaimah rests at 1,934 metres above sea level and is the highest peak in the UAE. The mountain offers stunning sunrise and sunset views. The 35 km long road to the top of the hill features eight hairpins and countless sharp corners, making it one of the best routes in the world. It is also home to the World's longest zipline which attracts adventure enthusiasts from across the globe.

2. Jazirat Al Hamra

Jazirat Al Hamra
3.8 /5

21 km
from city center
2 out of 14
Places To Visit in Ras Al Khaimah

Jazirat al-Hamra is a small rustic fishing village exhibiting the lifestyle of the region before the discovery of oil. Abandoned and left to the work of nature, it is also one of the most well preserved and oldest coastal villages of U.A.E with roots dating back to 16th century.

3. National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah

National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah
4.5 /5

3 km
from city center
3 out of 14
Places To Visit in Ras Al Khaimah

Once served as the residence of the former ruler until 1960s, Ras Al-Khaimah Museum is a Pandora Box of historical wonders of the emirate. The museum exhibits a vast collection of fascinating archaeological items. Situated in the old town area of the city, the place with such fascinating heritage is a must-visit for history enthusiasts.

4. Shimal

3.7 /5

5 km
from city center
4 out of 14
Places To Visit in Ras Al Khaimah

Shimal is a small hamlet of great historic significance and site of myriad ofpre-Islamic tombs.

5. Al Hamra Mall

Al Hamra Mall

5 out of 14
Places To Visit in Ras Al Khaimah

Al Hamra Mall spreads over 45,000 square meters and provides a total entertainment and shopping solution for the residents as well as the tourists visiting the area. This includes over 120 retail stores selling literally everything from electronic goods, apparel, furniture as well as groceries. The mall also has a vast food court.  The mall has over 12 restaurants and an expansive food court serving multiple cuisines. The kids get to enjoy rides and numerous exciting activities at Fun Ville located within Al Hamra Mall while the adults can catch the movie of their choice at Vox Cinema.

6. Hajar Mountains

Hajar Mountains
3.7 /5

6 out of 14
Places To Visit in Ras Al Khaimah

Hajar Mountains serves as a majestic backdrop to the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah adding to the bag of its natural beauty.

7. Dhayah Fort

Dhayah Fort
4.0 /5

13 km
from city center
7 out of 14
Places To Visit in Ras Al Khaimah

Established in the early 19th century, Dhayah Fort is an ancient building located at a strategic position as a defensive military tower. Made out of mud and brick, this fort has served as a site of last battle between the local tribes of the area and the British soldiers in the year 1819. One can still see the almost ruined fortification on the south direction of the hill.

8. Wadi Shawka

Wadi Shawka

78 km
from city center
8 out of 14
Places To Visit in Ras Al Khaimah

Wadi Shawka is a popular hiking destination in Ras-al-Khaimah and is considered to be an exploration hike because the trail offers an all-in-one experience like off-road drives, pool dips, natural springs, greenery and the mountains. One can venture out to the Shawka trail because of its challenging route and the picturesque beauty of mountains as the backdrop.

9. Iceland Water Park

Iceland Water Park
3.6 /5

18 km
from city center
9 out of 14
Places To Visit in Ras Al Khaimah

Iceland Water Park is UAE's first ice-themed water park and has a wide range of high-speed slides which are suitable for all age groups. One can enjoy a variety of water slides, games and a wide range of dishes at the food court. They also have nine cabanas which can help in making your visit there a comfortable one. They also arrange team-building events for corporates and have a dedicated events team to take care of special occasions.

10. Khatt Springs

Khatt Springs
3.8 /5

21 km
from city center
10 out of 14
Places To Visit in Ras Al Khaimah

Khatt Springs is located almost 20 km from the Ras Al Khaimah city, nestled right next to the Hajar Mountains. These are natural hot pools rich in minerals. Surrounded by a lush green oasis, majestic mountains and palm trees, this castle-like structure offers several relaxing facilities such as hot stone treatment, therapeutic hot springs, precious stone treatments and Ayurvedic treatments. Visitors have full access to this area including the private pools, treatment rooms and cafes.

11. Saqr Park

Saqr Park
3.6 /5

11 km
from city center
11 out of 14
Places To Visit in Ras Al Khaimah

Located in the Keiran area of Ras Al Khaimah, Saqr Park is a children's favourite. For adults, the park also houses a variety of options to unwind with such as a table tennis court, electronic games hall, a rollercoaster, the boating area, Bid splash ride, shops and electronic cars. It is the first amusement park in the area and features a toy train which takes visitors around the park.

12. Ras Al Khaimah Pearl Museum

Ras Al Khaimah Pearl Museum
4.2 /5

3 km
from city center
12 out of 14
Places To Visit in Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah Pearl Museum shows visitors the history of the major occupation of the emirate since early times - Pearl Diving. This museum showcases the history and the technique of carrying out this unique job. This museum exhibits several types of equipment plus the information that narrates the complete story about pearl diving and the role it played in the economy of the emirate. A beautiful collection of pearls is displayed on the first floor.

13. RAK Mall

RAK Mall

4 km
from city center
13 out of 14
Places To Visit in Ras Al Khaimah

RAK Mall is located in the Al Qurm suburb of Ras-al-Khaimah and is a must-visit place acclaimed for elegant dining and entertainment options along with impeccable local and international clothing stores, jewellery and cosmetic outlets.

14. Manar Mall, Ras Al Khaimah

Manar Mall, Ras Al Khaimah

2 km
from city center
14 out of 14
Places To Visit in Ras Al Khaimah

Manar Mall is one of Ras-al-Khaimah’s premium shopping destinations. Since its inauguration back in September 2000, Manar Mall is still considered the largest mall in neighbouring areas outside of Dubai. It boasts of over 120 stores offering shopping options for clothing, electronics, lingerie, furniture and toys. The Manar Mall includes a six-screen cinema, a gaming centre and a top-of-the-line food court that has over 30 different food and beverage outlets.

FAQs on Ras Al Khaimah

What are the top activities in Ras al khaimah?

The top activities in Ras al khaimah are 4G SIM Card (DXB Airport Pick Up) for Dubai, 4G WiFi (DXB Airport Pick Up) for Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah Evening Desert Safari Tour, Private Ras Al Khaimah Airport (RKT) Transfers for Ras Al Khaimah, Overnight Desert Camping, Morning Desert Safari with Camel and Date Farm Tour.

What are the top shopping places in Ras al khaimah?

The top shopping places in Ras al khaimah are Al Hamra Mall, RAK Mall, Manar Mall, Ras Al Khaimah.

What are the top sightseeing places in Ras al khaimah?

The top sightseeing places in Ras al khaimah are Jebel Jais, Jazirat Al Hamra, Ras Al-Khaimah National Museum, Shimal, Al Hamra Mall, Hajar Mountains.

How much does a package cost for Ras al khaimah?

The packages for Ras al khaimah start at INR 45493 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

How can I commute within Ras al khaimah?

City Sightseeing Tours:
There are few tour operators in Ras Al Khaimah that organizes city tours, mainly available in international hotels. Other big hotels offer buses that take their guests to the emirate's old city and shopping malls.

City Transport:
One can easily get a metered taxi around (quite affordable) almost within a minute. A rental car is also an option if you are staying for a longer period, which are available at most of the hotels or at several small local companies dotted in the city. The starting rate is approximately AED 150 per day for small cars. The plan of introducing buses to the local transport system is still in pipelines.
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Can you suggest an itinerary for Ras al khaimah?

Day 1: Visit Al Dhayah Fort, then head to Jebel Jais and try out the exciting activities like the World's longest Zipline. Then head back to Ras Al Khaimah town and go shopping at one of the many beautiful malls in the city.

Day 2: Head to Dhayah Fort and spend the afternoon at the spa at the Khatt Springs. Drive back to the city then spend the evening at Kuwaiti Street and Old Souq for some amazing bargains. 
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