"Ras Al Khaimah Emirate" Ras Al Khaimah by Kuznetsov_Sergey

Ras Al Khaimah Travel Guide: 26 reviews and 188 photos

The UAE consists of seven emirates, which are Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Umm al-Quwain, Ras al-Khaimah, Fujairah and Ajman. I’ve been to six of them. Ras al-Khaimah can be translated as "The Top of the Tent”. Its short name is simply RAK. It is in the southern part of the Persian Gulf.

You can watch my 4 min 46 sec HD Video Ras Al Khaimah along by bus to Fujairah out of my Youtube channel and my 4 min 11 sec HD Video Ras Al Khaimah Al Hamra Resort .

VT-pages out of my trip to the U.A.E. in December of 2008:
1) Flying over Iran with 9 tips,
2) Ajman Emirate with 8 tips,
3) Umm Al Qaywayn Emirate with 7 tips,
4) Ras Al Khaimah Emirate with 5 tips,
5) Fujairah Emirate with 2 tips,
6) Masafi with 2 tips,
7) Fujairah with 9 tips,
8) Sharjah Emirate with 2 tips,
9) Dibba Al Hisn with 9 tips,
10) Sharjah with 32 tips,
11) Dubai Emirate with 1 tip,
12) Dubai with 28 tips,
13) U.A.E. with 18 tips.

  • Last visit to Ras Al Khaimah: Dec 2008
  • Intro Updated Dec 26, 2009
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  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Feb 10, 2010 at 1:14 PM

    Sergey, lovely little page about Ras Al Khaimah, which is probably one of the lesser known Emirates. Greetings from snowy Germany to Ded Moroz. :-)

  • Trekki's Profile Photo
    Dec 27, 2009 at 12:50 AM

    Looks like a nice resort as a base for exploration :-)) Haha, the little Santa Claus reminds me of how I imagine Väterchen Frost :-)

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Nov 24, 2009 at 9:54 PM

    Ras al-Khaimah can also be translated as "the cape with a tent" as Ras is for head (top but geographically cape) and Khaimah is for tent.

  • icunme's Profile Photo
    Sep 4, 2009 at 5:27 AM

    I was surprised to see the christian holiday of Christmas celebrated here. Lovely tour & so nice to something other than Dubai and Abu Dhabi. <(•¿•)>

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Aug 13, 2009 at 9:22 AM

    It's a wonderful destination in UAE! Thanks for your presentation, Sergey!

  • yumyum's Profile Photo
    Aug 12, 2009 at 8:46 AM

    I once spent Christmas in Australian summer. This was also rather strange!

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Aug 11, 2009 at 1:54 PM

    Quite a contrast to Moscow in the winter!

  • Aug 10, 2009 at 3:39 AM

    United Arab Emirates is in my travel plans. Also i will be there soon because i change airplane in Dubai to travel to Thailand

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Aug 9, 2009 at 2:42 PM

    an interesting page, thanks for sharing, Sergey ! Funny and strange to see a christmas-tree in a Moslem-country !

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