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$1521 Multi-day & Extended Tours

DISCOVER OMAN WITH DOLPHIN & SNORKELING

Day 01: ARRIVE MUSCAT You will arrive at the Muscat International Airport.  Overnight at Muscat Hotel. Day 02-MUSCAT CITY TOUR The tour begins with a visit to the beautiful Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque one of the largest mosques in the Middle East.  Visit the Natural History Museum, exhibiting the wealth of Oman’s history and thus imparting knowledge about the country’s rich culture and traditions to the visitor. Overnight at Muscat Hotel.  Day 03: MUSCAT/WADI BANI KHALID/WAHIBA SANDS Around 0800 hrs you will be met by your tour guide and driver who will escort you a soft adventurous trip to the great desert of Oman. You will drive through small villages and towns before arriving at Wadi Bani Khalid driving through the mountain offering a panoramic view of the beautiful landscape below. Buffet Dinner and Overnight stay at Wahiba Sands. Day 04: WAIBAH SAND / JABREEN / BAHLA / AL HAMRA-BAIT AL SAFA / MISFAT / NIZWA Leave the golden sand dunes behind you and after a stop in Jabrin Castal. You proceed to Jabrin castle built in 17th century is one of the finest of its kind. Its magnificent plasterwork, the carved doors and the painted wooden beams of the ceilings makes this castle amazingly different. Overnight at Nizwa Hotel Day 05: NIZWA / BIRKAT AL MAWZ / MUSSANAH Morning after breakfast visit the powerful Fort of Nizwa with its massive Circular Cannon Tower, one of the most impressive forts in Oman and the traditional Souq. Overnight at Millennium Resort. Day 06: FULL DAY EXCURSION TO BATINAH REGION. Morning we will drive to Nakhal, en route visit Seeb fish market and Fanja farms. Overnight at Muscat Hotel. Day 07: COST AND WADI WALK Start the tour by going straight to Wadi Shab which means a “wadi between the cliffs” and enjoy a walk through the wadi, as well as a refreshing swim in those pools. Walking shoes are recommended.  Overnight at Muscat Hotel.  NOTE-Don’t forget your swimsuit and towel. DAY 08: DOLPHIN WATCHING AND SNORKELING      Dolphin Watching and Snorkeling trip: Meet at Marina Bander Rowdha at 15 minutes before agreed time before setting out to sea for a 2 hour dolphin watching and snorkeling trip while taking in the scenic mountainous Muscat coat.  Overnight at Muscat Hotel Day 09: DEPARTURE

$110 Day Trips & Excursions

Ai Batinah Tour- Nakhal and Rustaq Fort

Rustaq was once the capital of Oman, during the era of Imam Nasir bin Murshid al Ya'arubi. Rustaq Fort, built four centuries prior to the dawn of Islam in Oman, is an imposing structure built on three levels, containing separate houses, an armory, a mosque and four towers. The tallest tower stands over 18.5m high and has a diameter of 6m. The journey continues to Nakhal and its 17th Century Fort built on the peak of a mountain. Nakhal Fort is one of the most spectacular forts, dramatically located at the edge of the Jebel Akhdar Mountains in northwest Oman. It is surrounded by a beautiful oasis. There is an area with healing warm springs, the most notable being Ayn A’ Thowarah. Its waters run at 45°C and are regarded as a cure for rheumatism and skin diseases due to its sulfur content. Your guide, will then take you to Wadi Al Abyad, enter the wadi to see the famous “blue pools” and calcite. If you have enough time, you can do the easy walk all the way to the village Al Abyad or explore the pools in the immediate vicinity, the blue pools are roughly five minutes down the wadi. Lush scenery and if there is enough water, you can do some wadi bashing. Head back to Muscat.

$770 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4 Days Package TOUR FARAH

Day 1We will leave Muscat and drive to Nakhal. Here you can visit the beautiful Nakhl Fortress.This magnificent 350 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. The view from the top of the fortress over the mountains and green date plantations is outstanding. From there we drive into the Wadi Bani Awf. The road leads us through the Wadi for about 1 ½ hours and we will pass by impressive Wadi Canyons and several small villages. The we drive up the Mountain. This mountain road drive up to the Jebel Shams Mountains is one of the most adventurous in Oman, offering exiciting offroad experience and fantastic views. In the evening we will reach Nizwa, where we spend the first Night of the tour. Overnight in Nizwa Hotel.   Day 2We will visit the famous Nizwa Souq. Here you can find fish, meat, vegetables, pottery, jewellery, handicrafts and souvenirs which are sold in authentic old market halls that few places can boast. Next to the Souq is Nizwa Fortress. In the afternoon we continue to our desert camp in the Wahiba Sands desert, where you first take part in an adventurous 4x4 sanddune drive, followed by watching the stunning sunset of the desert on one of the big sand dunes. We finish the day with a Dinner at the camp and a nice relaxing time around a romantic campfire. Overnight in Desert Camp.   Day 3After a relaxing slow breakfast in the Desert Camp, we will take you to Wadi Bani Khalid, one of the biggest and most beautiful wadis in Oman. Here you can swim, sunbath, relax and have a picnic in the beautiful scenic wadi canyons. From here we drive to Sur, where we will have a small city tour, before we drive to Ras al Hadd to check in out Hotel/Camp for the night. In the evening we take you to the Turtle sanctuary at Ras Al Jinz. Here we will go on a guided beautiful walking tour on the beach at night , where we have a high chance of seeing Omans great sea turtles stumbling on to the beach to build a nest and lay the eggs. Overnight in Ras al Hadd Hotel/Camp.   Day 4Today we will take you 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 45 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. In the late afternoon we drive back to Muscat.

$1184 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4 Day Oman Discovery Tour from Muscat

DAY 01: MUSCAT/NAKHAL/BILAD SAIT/AL HAMRA/ NIZWA After breakfast you will meet your tour Guide/driver who will escort you to the waiting 4 wheel drive which you will board for a soft adventure tour. Drive to Barka to visit the famous Barka fish market, the Nakhal Fort &old village of Nakhal,the famous warm springs of Nakhal situated at the end of an attractive Oasis. Relax by the side of the shallow waters of the springs surrounded .Then continue there drive to Wadi Bani Awf and reach Bilad Sayt. Make a short stop at Bilad Sayt and continue driving to Nizwa. Check in at Hotel in Nizwa. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at either Hotel Falaj Daris or Golden Tulip Nizwa.DAY 02: NIZWA –JABAL SHAMS - NIZWA After breakfast you will drive continue on a tour of the Nizwa. proceed to the Nizwa Souq. Then Continue your drive to Al Hamra. Make a stop at Al Hamra by the old houses. After the stop, continue driving to Jabal Shams,the highest peak in Oman with a height of 3,009 meters.Take a walk to see the Grand Canyon before driving back to your Hotel in Nizwa. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at either Hotel Falaj Daris or Golden Tulip Nizwa.DAY 03: NIZWA/SINAW /WAHIBA/WADI BANI KHALID/RAS AL HAD After breakfast you will check-out and proceed Wahiba .En Route stopping in Sinaw to visit Old Bedouin Market.continue to Wahiba Sands,where our expert driver will give you the thrill of driving over the undulating dunes. After enjoying the dune driving, proceed to towards Wadi Bani Khalid, This drive through the mountain offers a panoramic view of the beautiful landscape below. You will pass many pretty villages embedded in the mountains. Here the road winds down to the wadi along side a large, shallow pool fringed with vegetation & ends at a village. We park our vehicles at this point & continue on a short trek to the deep blue pools of the wadi. If you wish you may enjoy a swim in this glorious grace of nature.  Spend some time there and continue driving to Ras Al Haad. Check in and  Enjoy early dinner at the Hotel and then proceed to Ras Al Jinz to see turtles coming ashore to lay eggs. After the tour, drive back to your Hotel.Overnight stay at either Hotel Ras Al Hadd Beach or Turtle Beach Resort.DAY 04: RAS AL HADD/WADI SHAAB/QURIYAT/MUSCAT Breakfast at the hotel, your guide in the lobby, embark your jeep and start driving to Muscat.Short visit of Sur town & Dhow Building Yard. Thereafter proceed to Wadi Shaab. Shaab . Continue on the bumpy track, sometimes touching the sea following a creek or overlooking superb white beaches hundreds of meters long. Arrive at Fins beach (White beach) stop. After spending some time proceed for Muscat. En-route visiting Quriyat, a very large fishing village between the lagoon and the sea. Reach Muscat by evening.  

$266 Day Trips & Excursions

BATINAH BRAVADO NAKHL RUSTQ AL HAZM

Starting Tour at 08:30 hrs depart for a full day Batinah bash experience. On your way you will pass the airport and then along the Batinah coast. Our first stop will be at the Seeb village. Watch the fishermen bring in their early morning catch to the shores or take a walk in the seaside market laden with fish, vegetables and fruit stalls. Proceed to Nakhal visiting the hot springs and the Nakhl fort covered with a 4 kms stretch of date plantations. Lots of local gather during the week end for a day out  later drive to interior &  Photos stop at Rustaq fort and proceed to AL HAZM and visit the unique fort AL HAZM and experience the OMAN’S rich heritage and the culture. Proceed via highway to respective hotel.

$1200 Cultural & Theme Tours

03 NIGHTS 4 DAYS MOUNTAIN DESERT BEACH

DAY 01:After breakfast you will meet your tour Guide/Driver by 4WD. Start by a soft adventure tour, by visiting famous Barka Fish market. Drive to Nakhal ,visit  Nakhal Fort, old village of Nakhal, gradually leads to the famous warm springs of Nakhal situated at the end of an attractive Oasis. Then drive to Wadi Bani Awf and make a short stop at Bilad Sayt and continue driving to Al Hamra have short stop there. Then continue driving to Jabal Shams the highest peak in Oman with a height of 3,009 meters. Take a walk to see the Grand Canyon before driving to your Hotel .Check in at Jabal Shams Resort. Rest of the day at leisure. Dinner and Overnight stay at Jabal Shams Resort. DAY 02:After breakfast you will explore the various villages scattered around on the mountain and proceed to Nizwa. You will drive to the Oasis city of Nizwa and Nizwa fort , Nizwa Souq. On Friday held a unique goat and cattle auction. Continue your drive to Ibra. Stop for Lunch at a local restaurant (own expenses).Then proceed to Wahiba Sands which is the home of Bedouins. Its perfect example of Sand Sea consists of large ranges of dunes running from North to South, some attaining a height of about 100 meters. Our experienced driver will take you on a dune bashing tour through the undulating sand dunes to experience the thrills of dune driving. Arrive at the pre arranged camp site for overnight. Dinner and overnight at Al Raha campDAY 03:After Break fast Check out and drive towards Wadi Bani Khalid, one of the beautiful Wadis in the country. You will pass many pretty villages embedded in the mountains. Here the road winds down to the wadi along side, shallow pool fringed with vegetation & ends at a village stop. Continue with short trek to the deep blue pools of the wadi. If you wish to enjoy a swim in this wadi .It is recommended to wear comfortable clothes & walking shoes for this trip. You can also enjoy some juices and fast food at the coffee shop situated by the poolside (at own expenses). Then continue driving to Sur .Dinner and over night at Waadi Shaab Resort.DAY 04: After Breakfast start driving to Muscat. This tour along the coastline to Muscat. Short visit of Sur town & Dhow Building Yard. There after proceed to Wadi Shaab. Its perfect setting for a picnic. Continue on the bumpy track, sometimes touching the sea following a creek or overlooking superb white beaches hundreds of metres long. Arrive at Fins beach (White beach) stop. After spending some time proceed for Muscat. En-route visiting Quriyat, a very large fishing village between the lagoon and the sea. The port of Quriyat is still guarded by a watchtower. Reach Muscat by afternoon