Set between Dubai and Sharjah, Ajman is often overlooked by travelers. While it has little to compete with the extravagance of its neighbors, this small emirate offers its own humble string of draw cards that includes shopping, a museum, an attractive Corniche, a dhow yard and sandy, palm-fringed beaches. Attractions aside, Ajman’s location and relatively laid-back vibe make it a worthy base for tourist’s intent on exploring the rest of the emirates. Ajman is a shoppers’ paradise with about 50 local as well as international retail line shops to suffice the needs and choices of the buyers.
Filled with palm plantations, many of which are still working farms. The cool, shady walkways transport you from the heat and noise of the city to a tranquil haven; all you’ll hear is birdsong and the rustle of the palm fronds. Employing a 3,000 year old falaj irrigation system, oasis features a series of mesmerizing water channels that give life to the palm plantations in this inner-city paradise. Spread over 1,200 hectares and containing more than 147,000 date palms of up to 100 different varieties, choose one of eight separate entrances to explore how countless generations have tapped into underground wells to keep the city
Umm Al Quwain
A quiet emirate that offers a relaxed atmosphere with a small ruined fort, a wind tower and a few watchtowers. The main attractions here a re the long beaches, an enclosed lagoon and public horse riding stables. Seneyah Island, a km away is a sanctuary for a large species of birds, deer and Al Qaram trees. Umm Al Quwain is a famous archeological site featuring the remains of a once important town in the region dating back about 2000 years ago. During excavations, some of the items uncovered include tombs, stone houses, large storage jars, and glassware from Egypt and Syria.
Ras al-Khaimah (RAK)
Covering a coastline of 27 miles, including tranquil lagoons and golden sand beaches, it shares the mountainous borders of Oman. This makes RAK an ideal destination for all kinds of travelers. RAK has earned its reputation as a pre-eminent commercial center with an innovative, dynamic, and entrepreneurial business culture. The City of RAK, capital of the emirate, is separated into two parts by a creek. One of the greatest archaeological wonders and the longstanding history of RAK can be gathered by a visit to the National Museum, which was formerly