6 nights from R 29 556 pps
Valid from 01 Sep 16 till 30 Apr 17 (Excluding 24 Dec 16 till 02 Jan 17)
- Share twin accommodation with breakfast & 2 dinners
- English Speaking driver guide from Day 2 to 6
- Transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary
- 4×4 transfers to Desert Camp and Wadi Bani Khalid
- All entrance fees
- Visa, Insurance, Personal items, Beverages, Optional services & Tips
DAY 1 ARRIVE IN MUSCAT
Meet & greet on arrival and transfer to your selected hotel. You are at leisure for the remainder of the day. Overnight at your selected hotel.
DAY 2 FULL DAY MUSCAT CITY TOUR
After breakfast at the hotel, depart on a city tour visiting the striking Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque one of the largest in the Middle East and the Seeb Fish Market. Drive along the scenic Corniche to the once walled district of Muscat and visit the Bait Al Zubair Museum. You will have photo stops at the residence of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, the Al Alam Palace, which is flanked by the 16th Century Portuguese Forts Mirani and Jalali. Take an evening stroll through Muttrah Souq, where you can bargain for handicrafts and silver items. Overnight at your hotel.
DAY 3 MUSCAT / NIZWA (JABRIN – BAHLA – 300 KM)
Breakfast at the hotel. Depart for the historical capital of Oman that has witnessed the birth of the Sultanate of Oman. Visit the famous Round Tower Fort, one of Oman’s famous architectural works with a height of more than 40 feet for panoramic views of the city.
Check out the local market where you will find handicrafts in gold and silver as well as Arabic ceramics before continuing to Bahla, one of the most ancient villages in the Sultanate. In the afternoon, visit Castle Jabrin which was built in the 17th century and considered one of the most beautiful forts in Oman for its exquisite wood carvings and frescoes. In the evening return to Nizwa. Dinner and overnight at your selected hotel.
DAY 4 NIZWA – WAHIBA SANDS (250 KM)
After breakfast visit the picturesque area of Al Hamra to discover some of the best preserved and most ancient houses in Oman. Continue to Al Wasil and enjoy a 4×4 drive in the Wahiba Sands with desert dunes higher than 200 metres. Visit the camps of nomadic Bedouins who have lived here for centuries and enjoy the spectacle of sunset on the dunes at dusk. Dinner and overnight at your selected chalet.
DAY 5 WAHIBA SANDS – WADI BANI KHALID – SUR (300 KM)
Breakfast at your desert camp. Depart for Wadi Bani Khalid, a beautiful oasis between the mountains, characterized by turquoise pools before continuing to Sur, a charming town on the eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Evening excursion to Ras Al Jinz beach to watch the beautiful turtles come ashore. Return to and overnight at your selected hotel.
DAY 6 SUR – MUSCAT (250 KM)
After breakfast, depart for Muscat, along the eastern side of the spectacular Hajar Mountain Range, crossing white sandy beaches and rocky coves before stopping at the Bimmah Sinkhole, a spectacular limestone crater and Fins Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches of Oman. Overnight at your selected hotel.
DAY 7 DEPART MUSCAT
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport to catch your onward flight.