Ras Al Khaimah (RAK City, UAE)

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2021-07-27 13:24

min: 91 °F (32 °C) / max: 109 °F (43 °C) 97°F
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Ras Al Khaimah (aka RAK City, fka Julfar) is a seaport and the capital city of Ras Al Khaimah - one of UAE's seven emirates - together with Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain.

RAK City (Ras Al Khaimah, UAE) cruise port

The emirate Ras Al Khaimah borders with Musandam (Oman), has a total land area approx 2486 km2 (960 mi2) and beach coastline approx 64 km (40 mi). Emirate's total population is around 350,000, with roughly 1/3 living in RAK City. The city is divided into two areas - Old Town and Nakheel (residential area with mangroves framed by Al Hajar mountains).

Emirate's other larger towns (also located in its northern part) are Al Jazirah Al Hamra, Mina Al Arab, Al Dhait, Al Rams, Masafi. Ras Al Khaimah has UAE's most fertile soil due to larger rainfall and rich underground water streams from Al Hajar mountains.

Ras Al Khaimah is served by an international airport, with regularly scheduled flights by the companies Air Arabia (to Cairo, Islamabad, Jeddah, Lahore, Peshawar) and Air India Express (to Kozhikode). Seasonal and charter flights connect to Poland, Luxembourg, and Russia (Moscow).

Emirate's economy is based on real estate (premium residential-office-commercial buildings), tourism (5-star hotels, luxury beach resorts, numerous 3-4-star accommodations, Ice Land water park), building materials production (UAE's largest cement producer, world's largest ceramics producer), high-tech engineering, manufacturing (Industrial Free-zone), pharmaceutical industry, service sector, finances (RAK Bank, RAK Insurance), agriculture, commercial fishing.

As a cruise port, RAK City was first included in the 2019 itinerary program of the newbuild luxury ship Seabourn Ovation. The next table shows the 19-day itinerary (Nov-Dec 2019) as call ports and arrival/departure times. Prices started from USD 8000 pp.

13 Nov 17:00Departing from Piraeus, Athens, Greece
14 Nov 09:00 - 19:00Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece
16 Nov 08:00 - 23:00Haifa, Tel Aviv, Israel
17 Nov 07:00 - 15:00Ashdod, Jerusalem, Israel
18 NovSuez Canal
20 Nov 07:00 - 18:00Aqaba, Jordan
27 Nov 10:00 - 23:00Muscat, Oman
29 Nov 07:00 - 16:00RAK City, UAE
30 Nov 08:00 - 17:00Sir Bani Yas Island, UAE
01 Dec 07:00 - 15:00Doha, Qatar
02 Dec 07:00Arriving in Dubai, Port Rashid, UAE

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