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Private Day Tour: Highlights of Dhofar

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Mirbat Castle, Mirbat, Dhofar GovernorateWe will visit the Mirbat castle and get a glimpse of history!Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Old Town of Mirbat, Mirbat, Dhofar GovernorateWe will visit the fish market and old town of Mirbat.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Sumhuram Old City, Salalah, Dhofar GovernorateWe will tour the small museum of Sumhuram Old City and get to know the ruins of the old port and its history. There are plenty of opportunities for great pictures.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Taqah Castle, Salalah, Dhofar GovernorateAs an alternative to Mirbat castle, we may visit Taqah castle in the small own of Taqah.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Wadi Darbat, Salalah, Dhofar GovernorateBefore going to Wadi Darbat, we will pass by two of our secret little spots. In one, if you are lucky, you will spot flamingos. In the other one - well, it is a secret spot, let yourself get surprised. In Wadi Darbat we will pass the viewpoint for the waterfall and drive through the wadi. Take pictures at the beautiful stream with los of small waterfalls and we will certainly stop to let camels pass through the wadi! A magical place… Picknick lunch in the wadi.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Teeq Cave and Tawi Ateer Sinkhole, Salalah, Dhofar GovernorateWe will be in awe looking at the sinkholes in the Sumhuram mountains. In the sinkholes we can spot many birds! If we are lucky we will even see eagles. If we have some time left we will drive to the top of the Sumhuram mountains and will spot Mirbat in the distance! The view is incredible. On the way, we will pass a green landscape with cows and goats.Duration: 1 hour

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Snorkeling trip from Mirbat (1 hour from Salalah)

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productWe will visit 2 snorkeling points near Mirbat!Duration: 2 hours 30 minutesLocation: Old Town of Mirbat, Mirbat, Dhofar Governorate

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East Salalah Tour - Full Day - By Beautiful Salalah

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Taqah Castle, Salalah, Dhofar GovernorateTaqa Castle is one of Dhofar’s most distinguished landmarks, which was built in the 19th century. Its walls were constructed from solid blocks of ‘Taqa Stone’, a local limestone material composed chiefly of fossilized shells and corals. You can see the well, roofless jail, formal sitting area also known as majlis, bedrooms, kitchen and stores. In these areas you will see traditional weaponry, jewelry, every day household items and fascinating traditional colorful pieces of clothes.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Taqa BeachAlthough Taqa is famous for its castle but Taqa has a great beach also and is a great spot for birds watching. The view of Taqa city is great from the beach side. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Wadi Darbat, Salalah, Dhofar GovernorateHere you will be seeing the seasonal waterfalls (if its there at the time of your visit), a spring where you can do pedal boating, kayaking and motor boating (boating at own cost) overlooking the mountain of Jabal Qara series. A trip to Salalah is incomplete without visiting this beautiful valley and it is one of the most visited place in Dhofar Region. You can do trekking from one point of the valley to another. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Teeq Cave and Tawi Ateer Sinkhole, Salalah, Dhofar GovernorateTawi Atair Sinkhole Oman is the most famous sinkhole in the Dhofar (Dofar) governorate. There is a trek to go to the down side of the sinkhole, but requires you to be physically fit to go down. The upward trek needs good health. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Earth Gravity Controversial, Salalah, Dhofar GovernorateThis is a magnetic hill in Dhofar, commonly known as Anti Gravity Point, where car travels up hill on Netural GearDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Jabal Samhan, Salalah, Dhofar GovernorateJabal Samhan is the highest point in Dhofar region, which is above 4000 feet. From here the view is amazing and if you are lucky, you will see mountains passing below you. It’s a perfect place for a recording timelapse and taking photographs of clouds being over it.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Mirbat Castle, Mirbat, Dhofar GovernorateMirbat Castle is the second most known castle in Dhofar region after Taqa CastleDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Old Town of Mirbat, Mirbat, Dhofar GovernorateMirbat, a fishing town some 75 kilometers East of Salalah, is one of the ten wilayats of Dhofar Governorate. It is a charming coastal town situated between the extraordinary escarpment if Jebel Samhan and the Arabian Sea.The pristine white sand beaches await you at Mirbat. The view is simply one of the best in the region.There are old and abandoned houses in Mirbat and gives the view of old architecture. Mirbat old port (also known as fishing port) is where one can see traditional dhow and there is a big fish market to find the fresh fish. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Sumhuram Old City, Salalah, Dhofar GovernorateSumhuram Archeological site is an ancient city, which was once used to trade Frankinscene to the world. The ruins sit atop a small hill above the tranquil waters of Khor Rori and was build in 3rd century BC. This is also known to be a place of Queen Sheeba Palace. There is a walking track to cover the site on foot. It's a great walk and you can see the birds and water at Khor Rori, which is visible from this area. There is also a gallery - Sumhuram Archaeological Galley where the artifacts excavated from this site are displayed.Duration: 40 minutesPass By: Khor Ruri, Dhofar GovernorateThis is a fascinating place, where you can see the water and birds from Sumhuram Archaeological site

$2500 Cultural & Theme Tours

CAMPING TOUR 13 DAYS PACKAGE

ItineraryDay 1: Muscat - Nakhal fort and hot spring-Wadi Bani Awf -balad sayt - overnight in jabal Shams (Resort)Stop At: Wadi Ghul - Oman's Grand Canyon, Al Hamra, Ad-Dakhiliyah GovernorateWe will leave Muscat and drive to Nakhal. Here you can visit the beautiful Nakhal Fortress. Its lies at the foothills of the Al Hajar mountains in a nice village which grows extensive dates palm plantations. This magnificent 1500 years old fortress rises out of the mountain rock, towering high above the ancient village, as if still warning would-be attackers of its ominous strength. It has witnessed many battles and its packed full of hidden escape routes and secret passages.You can stroll around the inside of this restored fortress and visit all the rooms which have been nicely decorated in the original old style. The view from the top of the fortress over the mountains and green date plantations is outstanding. from there visit the hot spring The spring is tucked away among date farms a couple of kilometers from Nakhal Fort, and it flows year round with warm mineral water collected in the site pools. Several chairs and shades are provided in the “picnic area” near the pool.From there we will drive into the Wadi Bani Awf. The road leads us through the Wadi, we will pass by impressive Wadi Canyons (snake canyon) and several small villages and the most beautiful village is balad sayt surrounded by mountains from all directions . Then we drive up the Mountain. This mountain road drive up to the Jebel Shams Mountain 3009 Meters its one of the most adventurous in Oman , offering existing off road experience and fantastic views. you will stay over night there in Jabal shams resort. buffet dinner and breakfast served. Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: at local restaurant • Dinner: buffet dinner at jabal shams resort Accommodation included: Jabal Shams ResortDay 2: jabal shams - wadi Ghul– Al hamra (misfat Al Abreen Village) – overnight Nizwa (Hotel)Stop At: Nizwa Souk, Nizwa, Ad-Dakhiliyah GovernorateLeave Jabal Shams drive to wadi Ghul The village of Wadi Ghul, which is about 2000 years old located at the foot of Mountain Ghul and can be seen and you are on your way to Jabal Shams has been abandoned by its inhabitants and no one remained in, it has been built of solid stones.from there drive into Wadi Nakhar its beautiful sites, spectacular view which derives its name from the local word (necrosis), which means the process of rock sculpture «erosion» as the water of this valley formed during the time periods.Wadi Al Nakhar is one of the deepest valleys in Oman because of its geographical characteristics. The great gap in Jabal Shams is considered to be the most important source of water, since its large opening leads to valleys and reefs that form the valley of Al Nakhar.then continue your way to visit ancient town of Al Hamra Then we drive up to Misfath Al Abreen. This pictures village lies on a steep slope at the foot of Jebel Shams, and consists of old homes and narrow streets.it has falaj system for many orchards, date palms and vegetables. It is worth to spend sometimes walking around the village. overnight in Nizwa Al Dyar Hotel Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: buffet breakfast at jabal shams resort • Lunch: at local restaurant • Dinner: You can have it in the hotel in Nizwa or drive to a local restaurant and have it there its your choice Accommodation included: Al Dyar Hotel in Nizwa Day 3: Nizwa fort and market- wahiba sands- overnight in wahiba sands (Camping)Stop At: Wahiba Sands, Jalan Bani Buhassan, Ash-Sharqiyah Governorateleave your hotel at 08:30 to visit Nizwa Souq. A wide variety of vendors offer their goods in the streets of the souk, Here you can find vegetables, pottery, jewellery, handicrafts and souvenirs which are sold in authentic old market halls that few places can boast. Especially interesting is the Friday cattle market, when the locals from the nearby Villages come to sell their , goats, cattle, sheep and chickens in a circus style open market placeNext to the Souq is Nizwa Fortress. The fort is a museum today and offers splendid views of this ancient town and the surrounding mountains. You can walk around in this impressive fortress and visit its many rooms, passages and towers. The fort is an architectural testimony to the economic and military achievements of the early Yaruba dynasty from the mid-17th century. It was a military stronghold designed to withstand even the strongest of attacks at the time. Even along the corridors, many traps were laid to deter any intruders that might have penetrated the defenses.From Nizwa continue your journey to the desert (Wahiba Sands) this spectacular desert has an ares of 12,500 Square kilometers The called also Al Sharqiya Sands, formerly known as "Wahiba Sands" is a region of desert in Oman The region was named for the Bani Wahiba tribe, divided between the northern and southern governorates in the Eastern Region. The area is defined by a boundary of 180 kilometers (110 mi) north to south and 80 kilometers (50 mi) east to west, watch the stunning sunset over the dunes.over night camping in Wahiba Sands.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: buffet breakfast in your hotel • Lunch: lunch at local restaurant • Dinner: prepare by your guide Accommodation included: Camping Night In Wahiba Sands , sleeping in the tents Day 4: Wahiba sands – Wadi bani Khalid- Ras Al had – overnight at Ras al had (hotel) Stop At: Ras al Hadd Castle, Sur, Ash-Sharqiyah Governoratetoday you have an opportunity also to watch the stunning sunrise in the desert, later on have your breakfast prepared by your guide then leave your camping place towards wadi bani khalid, Wadi Bani Khalid, one of the biggest and most beautiful Wadis in Oman. Here you can swim, sunbath, relax in the beautiful scenic Wadi canyons .from there drive to City of Sur, the famous Omanin Dhow Factory, where you can see traditional wooden Dhows being built. And we take you to the old part from Sur where most of the houses there designed by wooden doors and windows, from there continue your journey to ras Al Had overnight at Ras al had (hotel) at 08:00 P.M start off to watch the turtles.over Night In turtle beach resort Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: prepare by your guide • Lunch: at local restaurant • Dinner: buffet dinner at turtle beach resort Accommodation included: turtle beach resort Day 5: Ras Al had – Al Ashkharah – Ras Ar Ruways (camping)Stop At: راس الرويس rasruwasFrom today we will head to the south and we will drive by the sea. The sea of Oman we will pass on many of the sea villages and the largest and the most beautiful one is Al Askharah fishing village that will depend on fishing. We will visit Al Ashkharah, there you will see many fisher mans returning from the sea with huge quantities of fish and seafood.continue driving to south enjoy the stunning sea view and fishing villages, you will reach your destination Ras al Ruways where the stunning white sand meets the turquoise open sea, you have opportunity to swim in the sea and watching the beautiful sunset. over night camping in Ras Alrways Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Buffet breakfast in turtle beach resort • Lunch: in local restaurant • Dinner: prepare by your guide Accommodation included: camping Night in Ras Al ruways sleeping in the tents Day 6: Ras Ar Ruways- Muhut- Over Night in Al KhalufStop At: Khaloof Health Centerafter break fast leave Ras Al Ruways keep driving to south towards Muhut its one of the states of the central region of Oman overlooking the Arabian Sea, It was one of the most important ports of previous times. It was famous for shipbuilding, transporting passengers and goods from Oman to East Africa, India and other parts of the African continent, carrying Omani products and returning with goods that were not in Oman that time.from there continue your journey towards Khaluf Beach,one of the nicest beaches in Oman and a place excite and calm white sugar dunes, rocky outcroppings, and sleepy fishing villages.What makes this area special is its isolation. Since it is so far from Muscat, the area doesn’t get many visitors.over night camping in Al Khaluf Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: prepare by your guide • Lunch: at local restaurant • Dinner: prepare by your guide Accommodation included: camping night in a Khaluf sleeping in the tents Day 7: Al khaluf- Ad Duqm- Ras Madrakah (camping)Stop At: Ras Madrakah BEACHin the morning leave your camping place drive to Al Khaluf Village stop at fish market local peoples come with hug number of fresh fish and seafood selling and paying continue your journey to Al Duqm is famous of its geological attractions for the world.It’s known as the Rock Garden Duqm, it’s a area of 3 square kilometer made of sand stones rocks and limestone , which was created in an underground water aquifer around more than Forty Six million years ago.Rock Garden is a Great piece of nature’s Art work.This Rock garden is full of anonymous rocks with different shapes , position , standing .Formed in unusual shapes , rounds rocks, big piece of rock standing on a small piece of stone stand,and some seem like statues of animals.This site is one of the top twenty five sites of Sultanate of Oman’s geological scientific importance.from there continue your journy to Ras Madrakah moderate weather throughout the year, represented in the mountainous and rocky formations overlooking the Arabian Sea on one side and the soft golden sand on the other side, you can have walk in golden sands there or swim in the beautiful sea.over night camping in Ras madrakah Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: prepare by your guide • Lunch: at local restaurant • Dinner: prepare by your guide Accommodation included: camping night in Ras madrakah sleeping in the tent Day 8: Ras Madrakah – Al Jazir- Ras Sawqarah- Ash Shuwaymiyyah (camping)Stop At: حديقة شليمleave your camping place in the morning towards Al Jazir Most of the state's industries came from its location on the Arabian Sea, where the inhabitants of the state practice a variety of crafts and industries, including the manufacture of paddles and the manufacture of fishing nets and other industries such as the specialties and the industries of some tools of animal skins, pink pools one of the high light in Al Jazir.from Al Jazir drive to wadi Ash Shuwaymiyyah This deep valley, carved by nature out of the surrounding land, plunges towards a rock-strewn coastline with dramatic cliffs as a backdrop.enjoy walking in wadi Ash Shuwaymiyyah watch the sunset there with cup of tea or coffee.over night camping in wadi Ash Shuwaymiyyah Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: prepare by your guide • Lunch: at local restaurant • Dinner: prepare by your guide Accommodation included: camping night in Wadi Ash Shuwaymiyyah ,sleeping in the tents Day 9: Ash Shuwaymiyyah – Thumrayt – Al shisr (the lost city) – Rub Al kahli (camping)Stop At: نفط عمان Oman Oilafter your break fast drive towards Thumrayt you will pass many patrol fields you reach Thumrayt have lunch there then continue your journey to Al shisr (the lost city) One of the sites of Al Laban (Frankincense) Road, which is part of the World Heritage Sites in the Sultanate of Oman, is located in the province of Dhofar the state of Thamrit, the capital of the Badia (Najd Dhofar). It is at the southern end of the desert of the Empty Quarter. Evidence suggests that the site has been inhabited since the Stone Age.Exploration and excavation work at Al-Shasar site revealed the existence of an ancient archaeological city (believed to be the city of "Erm" which is mentioned by God in the Holy Quran, the land of the people of Hood who did not create the same in the country as mentioned in the Qur'anic text) Continuous exploration of this important archaeological site. This archaeological site was discovered in 1990 by a group of archaeologists and was included in the World Heritage Organization for the most important.from there drive about 80 KM to inter Rub Al Khali from South set up your camp and climb over high dune to watch sunset.over night camping in rub Al Khali Duration: 9 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: prepare by your guide • Lunch: at local restaurant • Dinner: prepare by your guide Accommodation included: camping night in beginning of Rub Al Khali, sleeping in the tents Day 10: Rub Al khali (camping)Stop At: نفط عمان Oman Oilleave your camping place drive Deepen in the Empty Quarter (Rub Al Khali) Wherever you look, you see tall sand orange dunes and crystal stone that have been toned due to erosion. you will reach your camping place climb orange high dunes watch the marvelous sunset enjoy the silence of the second biggest desert in the world.over night camping in Rub Al Khali Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: prepare by your guide • Lunch: picnic lunch prepare by your guide • Dinner: prepare by your guide Accommodation included: camping night in Rub AlKHali, sleeping in the tents Day 11: Rub Al khali (camping)Stop At: نفط عمان Oman Oilleave your camping place, drive deeper in rub alkhali enjoy high orange color dunes, have picnic lunch reach your camping place, set up your camp watch sun set, in the night watch the spectacular stars and enjoy the silence .over night camping in rub Al Khali Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: prepared by your guide • Lunch: picnic lunch prepare by your guide • Dinner: prepare by your guide Accommodation included: camping night in rub Al Khali, sleeping in the tents Day 12: Rub Al Khali – wadi Dawkah- Salalah overnight (hotel)Stop At: Museum Salalah, Salalah, Dhofar Governorateits the last day in rub alkhali after break fast drive towards wadi Dawkah, Wadi Doka is located in the Najd area behind the northern slopes of the Dhofar mountain range, 35 km north of Salalah city, and extends north towards the state of Thumrait.It is one of the growth areas of the frankincense tree in Dhofar Governorate. It is a natural reserve for large frankincense trees and it is listed in the World Heritage List UNESCO.From There continue your journey to salalah, reach your hotel check in after sunset start off to Al Hafah Market is a traditional market known as the city of Salalah, and the visitors of the city as a tourist and economic landmark. The Hafah market is located 3 km from the city of Salalah in Dhofar Governorate, surrounded by coconut trees. The market is known for the sale of incense and frankincense products and the market is full of many products, whether traditional textiles, or traditional clothing, ornaments, gold and silver, and many other traditional products.It is considered the oldest market in Zafar.have dinner there after dinner back to the hotel. Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Prepare by your guide • Lunch: at local restaurant • Dinner: at local restaurant Accommodation included: hotel in Salalah Day 13: Taqah- Khawr Rawri( Samahram)- Wadi darbat-Mirbat- Khwar Al Balid Stop At: Museum Salalah, Salalah, Dhofar Governoratein the morning check out from your hotel, drive towards Taqah, In its cemetery Mazoon al-Mashani, the mother of Sultan Qaboos, is buried. Under identical marble gravestones an uncle and a grandfather of the Sultans are buried. from there continue your journey to Khor Rori reports that the town of Sumhuram was founded on royal initiative and settled by Hadhrami emigrants. The Dhofar region was the main source of frankincense in the ancient period, and it seems likely that the foundation of the settlement by the Hadhramaut was in part motivated by wish to control the production of this valuable commodity. The excavations have uncovered the ground plan of the settlement and has attested maritime contacts with the Ḥaḑramite homeland, India and the Mediterranean. It was inscribed in 2000, along with other sites along the Incense Route in Oman, as part of the World Heritage site "Land of Frankincense".from there continue your journey to Wadi Darbat Offering majestic views of the lakes, mountains, caves, wildlife and waterfalls, Wadi Darbat is surely a paradise for nature lovers and history enthusiasts. Watching the crystal clear water cascading down the 100 meter waterfall surrounded by lush greenery is surely a delight. Close to the waterfall are many natural cave chambers with stalagmites and old stalactites. From there drive to Mirbat coastal town in the Dhofar governorate, Mirbat (Moscha) was involved in the export of frankincense in ancient times, to places as far as China.In ancient times Mirbat was the capital of Dhofar, with an income derived from the frankincense trade and from breeding Arabian horses, visit port of Mirbat and walk along old houses of mirbat.Khwar Al Balid This lagoon takes its name from the ancient city which lies on the banks of this lagoon. The lagoon flanks the city on the east and north. In ancient times, this lagoon was connected to the sea and used as a natural port due to its depth in some parts.The region is currently on the World Heritage List and the khawr is protected. The importance of this place lies in its combination of archaeology, history and nature. The archaeological park is considered to be the first of its kind in the Sultanate, serving to protect natural resources, attract tourists to the site and inform people of this important ancient city in the Governorate of Dhofar.here the tour is over, and you have an your guide (team) can drop you in Salalah airport if you flay or you can drive back with them to Muscat through the high way or you can stay in salaahDuration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: buffet break fast at your hotel • Lunch: at local restaurant No accommodation included on this day.

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CAMPING TOUR 14 DAYS PACKAGE

ItineraryDay 1: Muscat- Nakhal Fort and hot spring- wadi bani Awf - balad sayt - over night in Jabal Shams Stop At: Wadi Ghul - Oman's Grand Canyon, Al Hamra, Ad-Dakhiliyah GovernorateWe will leave Muscat and drive to Nakhal. Here you can visit the beautiful Nakhal Fortress. Its lies at the foothills of the Al Hajar mountains in a nice Town which grows extensive dates palm plantations. This magnificent 1500 years old fortress rises out of the mountain rock, towering high above the ancient village, as if still warning would-be attackers of its ominous strength. It has witnessed many battles and its packed full of hidden escape routes and secret passages.You can stroll around the inside of this restored fortress and visit all the rooms which have been nicely decorated in the original old style. The view from the top of the fortress over the mountains and green date plantations is outstanding. from there visit the hot spring The spring is tucked away among date farms a couple of kilometers from Nakhal Fort, and it flows year round with warm mineral water collected in the site pools. Several chairs and shades are provided in the “picnic area” near the pool.From there we will drive into the Wadi Bani Awf. The road leads us through the Wadi, we will pass by impressive Wadi Canyons (snake canyon) and several small villages and the most beautiful village is balad sayt surrounded by mountains from all directions . Then we drive up the Mountain. This mountain road drive up to the Jebel Shams Mountain 3009 Meters its one of the most adventurous in Oman , offering existing off road experience and fantastic views. you will stay over night there in Jabal shams resort. buffet dinner and breakfast served.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: At local Restaurant • Dinner: Buffet Dinner In the resort Accommodation included: Resort In Grand Canyon Day 2: jabal shams - wadi Ghul– Al hamra (misfat Al Abreen Village) – overnight Nizwa (Hotel)Stop At: Nizwa Souk, Nizwa, Ad-Dakhiliyah GovernorateLeave Jabal Shams drive to wadi Ghul The village of Wadi Ghul which is about 2000 years old located at the foot of Mountain Ghul and can be seen on your way to Jabal Shams has been abandoned by its inhabitants and no one remained in, it has been built of solid stones.from there drive into Wadi Nakhar its beautiful sites, spectacular view which derives its name from the local word (necrosis), which means the process of rock sculpture «erosion» as the water of this valley formed during the time periods.Wadi Al Nakhar is one of the deepest valleys in Oman because of its geographical characteristics. The great gap in Jabal Shams is considered to be the most important source of water, since its large opening leads to valleys and reefs that form the valley of Al Nakhar.then continue your way to visit ancient town of Al Hamra Then we drive up to Misfath Al Abreen. This pictures village lies on a steep slope at the foot of Jebel Shams, and consists of old homes and narrow streets.it has falaj system for many orchards, date palms and vegetables. It is worth to spend sometimes walking around the village. overnight in Nizwa (Hotel)Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Buffet breakfast at the resort • Lunch: At local restaurant • Dinner: You have an option to have it in the hotel or in local restaurant Accommodation included: Hotel in Nizwa Day 3: Visit Nizwa fort and market- drive direction to Hayma (camping) Stop At: Gas Company Haimaleave your hotel at 08:30 to visit Nizwa Souq. A wide variety of vendors offer their goods in the streets of the souk, Here you can find vegetables, pottery, jewellery, handicrafts and souvenirs which are sold in authentic old market halls that few places can boast. Especially interesting is the Friday cattle market, when the locals from the nearby Villages come to sell their , goats, cattle, sheep and chickens in a circus style open market placeNext to the Souq is Nizwa Fortress. The fort is a museum today and offers splendid views of this ancient town and the surrounding mountains. You can walk around in this impressive fortress and visit its many rooms, passages and towers. The fort is an architectural testimony to the economic and military achievements of the early Yaruba dynasty from the mid-17th century. It was a military stronghold designed to withstand even the strongest of attacks at the time. Even along the corridors, many traps were laid to deter any intruders that might have penetrated the defenses.From Nizwa drive direction to south, befor you reach Haima we will drive out of the highway to the west for a few KM in the end we will get beautiful orange dunes its part of Rub Al Khali we will set up our camp there and enjoying the sunset.Over night camping in Haima Dunes Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Buffet breakfast in the hotel • Lunch: At local restaurant • Dinner: Prepare by your guide Accommodation included: Camping Night In Hayma, sleeping in the tents Day 4: Haima - Rub Alkhali ( Camping)Stop At: نفط عمان Oman OilIn the morning after breakfast we will drive direction to south we will pass haima city It is the capital of the central region of Oman called Al Wusta Governorate. Haima is the chief town of the region and an important transit point between the interior and the coast, it also the halfway point of the journey between Muscat and Salalah. The town has largely grown up around the highway, servicing the passing trucks and buses, and there is little to commend the straggling settlement other than the convenience of the amenities it offers. , some good Asian restaurants and a useful supply point for trips into the Empty Quarter.From Haima drive more south here you will inter Rub Al Khali from Maqshan you will drive off road for about 50 KM we will leave off road and drive between beautiful orange dunes until we reach our camping placeOver night camping in Rub Al Khali Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Prepare by your guide • Lunch: At local restaurant • Dinner: Prepare by your guide Accommodation included: Camping night in Rub Al KHali, Sleeping in the tents Day 5: Rub Al Khali - Rub Al KHali( Camping)Stop At: نفط عمان Oman OilToday we will show you the stunning sand rose Come on the sand formed in the form of Rose because of the factors of erosion ( wind, rain, heat and cold) later on have your picnic keep driving deeper in Rub Al Khali. Reach your camping place watch the marvelous sunset over night camping in rub Al KhaliDuration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Prepare by your guide • Lunch: Picnic lunch, prepare by your guide Accommodation included: Camping Night In Rub Al KHali, Sleeping in the tentsDay 6: Rub Al khali- Rub Al KHali (camping)Stop At: نفط عمان Oman OilToday you can watch spectacular sunrise in a very silence environment , after Breakfast drive deeper in rub alkhali enjoy high orange color dunes, have your picnic lunch in the afternoon continue your journey, suddenly you will see crystal stone that have been toned due to erosion. you will reach your camping place climb orange high dunes watch the marvelous sunset enjoy the silence of the second biggest desert in the world.over night camping in rub Al KhaliDuration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Prepare by your guide • Lunch: Picnic lunch prepare by your guide • Dinner: Prepare by your guide Accommodation included: Camping night Sleeping in the tents Day 7: Rub Al khali - Ash Shisr ( The lost city) - wadi dawkah frankincense garden- Salalah (hotel) Stop At: Museum Salalah, Salalah, Dhofar GovernorateIn the morning we will leave our camping place it’s the last morning in Rub Al Khali, we will continue our journey towards Al shisr (the lost city) One of the sites of Al Luban (Frankincense) Road, which is part of the World Heritage Sites in the Sultanate of Oman, is located in the province of Dhofar the state of Thamrit, the capital of the Badia (Najd Dhofar). It is at the southern end of the desert of the Empty Quarter. Evidence suggests that the site has been inhabited since the Stone Age.Exploration and excavation work at Al-Shisr site revealed the existence of an ancient archaeological city (believed to be the city of "Erm" which is mentioned by God in the Holy Quran, the land of the people of Hood who did not create the same in the country as mentioned in the Qur'anic text) Continuous exploration of this important archaeological site. This archaeological site was discovered in 1990 by a group of archaeologists and was included in the World Heritage Organization for the most important.Continue your journey towards wadi Dawkah, Wadi Doka is located in the Najd area behind the northern slopes of the Dhofar mountain range, 35 km north of Salalah city, and extends north towards the state of Thumrait.It is one of the growth areas of the frankincense trees in Dhofar Governorate. It is a natural reserve for large frankincense trees and it is listed in the World Heritage List UNESCO.From There continue your journey to salalah, reach your hotel in the evening start off to Al Hafah Market is a traditional market known as the city of Salalah, and the visitors of the city as a tourist and economic landmark. The Hafah market is located 3 km from the city of Salalah in Dhofar Governorate, surrounded by coconut trees. The market is known for the sale of incense and frankincense products and the market is full of many products, whether traditional textiles, or traditional clothing, ornaments, gold and silver, and many other traditional products. It is considered the oldest market in Zafar.have dinner there in the local restaurant after dinner back to the hotel.Over night hotel in Salalah (Hotel)Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Prepare by your guide • Lunch: At local Restaurant • Dinner: At local restaurant Accommodation included: Hotel In Salalah Day 8: Visit Taqah- Khawr Rawri( Samahram) - Wadi darbat- Khwar Al Balid – Salalah (hotel) Stop At: Museum Salalah, Salalah, Dhofar Governoratein the morning we start new exciting day we will drive towards Taqah, In its cemetery Mazoon al-Mashani, the mother of Sultan Qaboos, is buried. Under identical marble gravestones an uncle and a grandfather of the Sultans are buried. from there continue your journey to Khor Rori reports that the town of Sumhuram was founded on royal initiative and settled by Hadhrami emigrants. The Dhofar region was the main source of frankincense in the ancient period, and it seems likely that the foundation of the settlement by the Hadhramaut was in part motivated by wish to control the production of this valuable commodity. The excavations have uncovered the ground plan of the settlement and has attested maritime contacts with the Ḥaḑramite homeland, India and the Mediterranean. It was inscribed in 2000, along with other sites along the Incense Route in Oman, as part of the World Heritage site "Land of Frankincense".from there continue your journey to Wadi Darbat Offering majestic views of the lakes, mountains, caves, wildlife and waterfalls, Wadi Darbat is surely a paradise for nature lovers and history enthusiasts. Watching the crystal clear water cascading down the 100 meter waterfall surrounded by lush greenery is surely a delight. Close to the waterfall are many natural cave chambers with stalagmites and old stalactites. Khwar Al Balid This lagoon takes its name from the ancient city which lies on the banks of this lagoon. The lagoon flanks the city on the east and north. In ancient times, this lagoon was connected to the sea and used as a natural port due to its depth in some parts.The region is currently on the World Heritage List and the khawr is protected. The importance of this place lies in its combination of archaeology, history and nature. The archaeological park is considered to be the first of its kind in the Sultanate, serving to protect natural resources, attract tourists to the site and inform people of this important ancient city in the Governorate of Dhofar.From there back to your hotel, in the evening process to the city center have dinner there and come back to your hotel.Over night in Salalah (Hotel)Duration: 8 minutesMeals included: • Breakfast: Buffet Breakfast in your hotel • Lunch: At local restaurant • Dinner: At local Restaurant Accommodation included: Hotel In Salalah Day 9: Salalah - Mirbat - wadi Ash Shuwaymiyyah - (Camping)Stop At: حديقة شليمToday we will show you the ancient town of Mirbat coastal town in the Dhofar governorate, Mirbat (Moscha) was involved in the export of frankincense in ancient times, to places as far as China. In ancient times Mirbat was the capital of Dhofar, with an income derived from the frankincense trade and from breeding Arabian horses, visit port of Mirbat and walk along old houses of mirbat.From there continue your journey towards Ash Shuwaymiyyah This deep valley, carved by nature out of the surrounding land, plunges towards a rock-strewn coastline with dramatic cliffs as a backdrop. enjoy walking in wadi Ash Shuwaymiyyah watch the sunset there with cup of tea or coffee.Over night in wadi Ash Shuwaymiyyah (Camping)Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Buffet breakfast at your hotel • Lunch: At local Restaurant • Dinner: Prepare by your guide Accommodation included: Camping Night Ash Shwaimyyah, Sleeping in The tentsDay 10: Wadi Ash Shuwaymiyyah- Ras Madrakah- over night in Ras madrakah ( Camping) Stop At: Ras Madrakah BEACHIn the morning after your breakfast continue your journey we will stop in the village of Ash Shuwaymiyyah you will see local peoples selling some handcraft handmade, continue your journey to Ras Madrakah moderate weather throughout the year, represented in the mountainous and rocky formations overlooking the Arabian Sea on one side and the soft golden sand on the other side, you can have walk in golden sands there or swim in the beautiful sea.Over night in Ras Madrakah (Camping)Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Prepare by your guide • Lunch: At local Restaurant • Dinner: Prepare by your guide Accommodation included: Camping night in Ras Madrakah, Sleeping in the tents Day 11: Ras Madrakah –Ad Duqm - Al Khaluf (camping)Stop At: Al Khaluf Fish MarketFrom Ras Madrakah drive towards AD Duqum is famous of its geological attractions for the world. It’s known as the Rock Garden Duqm, it’s a area of 3 square kilometer made of sand stones rocks and limestone , which was created in an underground water aquifer around more than Forty Six million years ago. Rock Garden is a Great piece of nature’s Art work. This Rock garden is full of anonymous rocks with different shapes , position ,standing .Formed in unusual shapes , rounds rocks, big piece of rock standing on a small piece of stone stand and some seem like statues of animals. This site is one of the top twenty five sites of Sultanate of Oman’s geological scientific importance.from there continue your journey towards Al Khaluf Beach,one of the nicest beaches in Oman and a place excite and calm white sugar dunes, rocky outcroppings, and sleepy fishing villages.What makes this area special is its isolation. Since it is so far from Muscat, the area doesn’t get many visitors.over night in Al Khaluf (CampingDuration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Prepare by your guide • Lunch: At local restaurant • Dinner: Prepare by your guide Accommodation included: Camping night In Al Khaluf, Sleeping in the tents Day 12: Al khaluf -Muhut- Ras Ar Ruways (camping)Stop At: راس الرويس rasruwasin the morning leave your camping place drive to Al Khaluf Village stop at fish market local peoples come with hug number of fresh fish and seafood selling and paying continue your.From there drive to Muhut its one of the states of the central region of Oman overlooking the Arabian Sea, It was one of the most important ports of previous times. It was famous for shipbuilding, transporting passengers and goods from Oman to East Africa, India and other parts of the African continent, carrying Omani products and returning with goods that were not in Oman that time.From Muhut drive towards Ras Ar Rways , you will reach your destination Ras al Ruways where the stunning white sand meets the turquoise open sea, you have opportunity to swim in the sea and watching the beautiful sunset.Over night in Ras Ar Rways Camping)Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Prepare by your guide • Lunch: At Local Restaurant • Dinner: Prepare by Your guide Accommodation included: Camping Night In Ras Ar Rways, Sleeping in The tents Day 13: Ras Ar Ruways Al Ashkharah - Ras Al had (Hotel ) Stop At: Turtle Beach Resort Ras AL HaddAfter breakfast start of towards Ras Al Had you will pass on many of the sea villages and the largest and the most beautiful one is Al Askharah fishing village that will depend on fishing. We will visit Al Ashkharah port, there you will see many fisher mans returning from the sea with huge quantities of fish and seafood.from there continue your journey to Ras Al Had overnight at Ras al had (hotel) at 08:00 P.M start off to watch the turtles.over Night In Ras Al Had (Hotel)Duration: 7 minutesMeals included: • Breakfast: Prepare by your Guide • Lunch: At local restaurant • Dinner: Buffet dinner in the hotel Accommodation included: Hotel In Ras Al Had Day 14: Ras Al had- Sur- Wadi Ash shab – Sinkhole-Muscat Stop At: Wadi Shab, Sur, Ash-Sharqiyah GovernorateIn the morning check out of your hotel from there drive to City of Sur, the famous Omani Dhow Factory, where you can see traditional wooden Dhows being built. And we take you to the old part from Sur where most of the houses there designed by wooden doors and windows.From Sur we drive to Wadi Shab . This Wadi is a enormous canyon gorge that is lined with palm trees and impressive indications of what the power of the water coming down from the mountains can do in nature. With a 35 to 40 minute hike up through the canyon Wadi, we arrive at one of several crystal clear water pools. Tourists can swim on through the warm waters from pool to pool. Eventually we come to the last pool where an opening among the enormous rocks allows us to swim into an incredible crevice cave with a small waterfall. Inside, the sunlight filters in from the outside, turning the water into a beautiful turquoise blue whilst water showers down one side of the cave from the Wadi beyond. After visiting wadi shab stop at Bimah sinkhole (swimming in the sinkhole lake is possible)Bimah Sinkhole a waterfilled depression, structurally a sinkhole, in the limestone of eastern Muscat Governorate in the Sultanate of Oman. A lake of turquoise waters, it is 50 m by 70 m wide and approximately 20 m deep. It is only about 600 m away from the sea, between the coastal towns of Dibab and Bimmah. The sinkhole was formed by a collapse of the surface layer due to dissolution of the underlying limestone. To preserve the sinkhole, the local municipality developed a park there.From Sinkhole drive back to Muscat.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Buffet breakfast in your hotel • Lunch: At local restaurant No accommodation included on this day.

$94 Tours & Sightseeing

East of Salalah Full Day Tour

• The Tour Gives you the chance to discover Eastern Dhofar – The Frankincense Trail  Best Attraction in Salalah  • We stop at Ayn Razat, located at the foot of the Qara Mountains, with its natural springs, rich plants, and flowers. • Continue up the mountains, home of the Jebalis and their large herds of camel and cattle. In Sumhuram archaeological excavation site we inspect the ruins of this old frankincense port city and its store rooms. • Continue along the coast and stop at Bin Ali Mosque and the grave of one holy man buried here in the 14th Century. • Proceed to Mirbat, the former trading place for horses, and stroll around the old part of the town to admire the beautiful architecture and the old Dhofari houses. • While returning to Salalah we stop at Taqa’s wonderful white sandy beach.