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Al Bidya Mosque & Fujairah Castle Trip
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Al Bidya Mosque & Fujairah Castle Trip

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  • English English
  • 8 hours
  • Hotel pick up

Looking for plans near Dubai? This tour along the east coast of the United Arab Emirates will take you to towns such as Al Dhaid and Al Bidya and much more - you'll even get to see the country's oldest mosque

Al Bidya Mosque & Fujairah Castle Trip

After picking you up from your hotels in Dubai at 9 am, we'll set off on an hour's journey to the Friday Market, near Masafi. 

On the journey, we'll leave the skyscrapers of Dubai behind and as we pass incredible views of mountains and agricultural areas of Al Dhaid. Once we arrive at the market, you'll be able to explore its many stalls full of fruits, vegetables, carpets, toys... You can find almost anything! 

After the visit to the Friday Market, we'll hop back on the bus and head to Dibba Al Hisn to go on a panoramic tour of the town, which will offer us incredible views of the sea and the Persian Gulf.

The next stop will be Al Bidya, a 30-minute drive away. Here we'll get the chance to see an important historical monument: the Al Bidya Mosque, the oldest mosque in the United Arab Emirates! 

Our trip will then continue along the east coast to Fujairah Castle and the Al Bithna Fort. We'll marvel at this incredible 18th-century defensive structure and admire the traditional houses and stunning palm groves. 

Before returning to Dubai, you'll have an hour and a half of free time to get something to eat. At the end of the trip we'll make our way back to the hotels, arriving by 5 pm.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • Tours or activities will not consist of more than 15 people per group.
  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. Masks will be given to those clients who do not have their own.
  • Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear gloves throughout its duration.
  • Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
  • The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.
  • The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
  • The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 75% of their maximum capacity.
  • At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 30% of the total maximum capacity.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
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Price

Adults Children between 3 and 12 Children under 3
English language tour
US$ 79
US$ 59
Free

English language tour

  • Adults

    US$ 79
  • Children between 3 and 12

    US$ 59
  • Children under 3

    Free

More Information

Duration

8 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

English speaking guide.

Transport in bus or minibus, depending on group size.

Not included

Food and drink.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (12:00 pm) if there are still places available.

Digital voucher

We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 79
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 4 days before

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 4 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.