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$170.39 Day Trips & Excursions

Private 4x4 Safari of Wadi Shab - The Coastal Caravan

The next destination is Tiwi and the picturesque Wadi Shab with time to wander around its lush vegetation. A stop for a picnic lunch is made en route. On the day of travel, choose to drive to Sur and then take the tarmac road to Muscat.

$1807 Outdoor Activities

7 Day Oman Adventure

DAY 1 SundayBe picked up from your hotel or the airport. This day offers free time for you to explore and relax in walking distance to the beach and dining possibilities. Overnight Ramada Muscat. DAY 2 Monday (B,L) Highlights of Muscat. Today you visit the 5th largest mosque in the world, the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. Passing by the diplomatic quarter, you will be taken to the oldest and largest market in the country, Muttrah souq. Finally, see Muscat on a boat cruise while sipping your first ever Omani kahwa a way to wrap up the day! Overnight Ramada Muscat. DAY 3 Tuesday (B,D) Coast, Wadis and Turtles. We start the day with a leisurely hike through the twin wadis of Shab and Tiwi. Arriving to the fishing town of Sur, the home of Omani traditional Dhows (boat). At night, you will get the opportunity witness sea turtles coming to the shore and laying eggs! Overnight Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. DAY 4 Wednesday (B,D) Sand & Stone. We embark on a stunning coastal drive this morning before reaching Wadi Bani Khalid where water flows all year round. And for the main destination of the day, you traverse through the elevations of the vast Wahiba desert. Overnight Sama Al Wasil Camp. DAY 5 Thursday (B,D) The Green Mountain. Get in your 4wd and drive towards the nearby town of Ibra. The drive now takes you to Jebel Al Akhdar, the home of Omani rosewater. From Saiq plateau, you will have the perfect view of the terraces. Just at the foot of the mountain is Birkat Al Mauz, a magical place particularly during sunset. Continue to Nizwa for the night. Overnight Nizwa Hotel Apt. DAY 6 Friday (B,L,D) Nizwa. The Cultural Capital Explore the cultural capital of the country- Nizwa. As it is a Friday, you have the opportunity to watch the bargaining at the animal market where the herders bring their cattle to be auctioned once a week. This is followed by a photo stop at Nizwa Fort (entry to the fort is optional). Another beautiful castle, Jabreen, and another UNESCO site, Bahla Fort (photo stop only) are in your way before driving to Al Hamra. To the west of Al Hamra lies the road winding up Jebel Shams, the mountain of the sun. Enjoy the breathtaking views before checking in at your mountain resort. Jabal Shams Resort  DAY 7 Saturday (B) Wadi Bani Awf to Muscat. Another reason to get up so early: old village of As Sab on top of the mountain. Your rugged route to Muscat consists of a stop at the charming village of Bilad Sayt, followed by one of the most exhilarating off-road ride through Wadi Bani Awf. Visit the hot springs of Nakhl before heading towards Muscat, where your unforgettable journey ends.

$520 Private & Custom Tours

2 Days Nizwa, Wahiba Sands and Wadi Shab Package

Day 1       We will take you to Nizwa the capital of the interior, is the birthplace of Islam in the Sultanate of Oman. Nizwa boasts of the famous Round Tower Fort, built in the 17th century, and its Souq renowned for its Friday cattle auction, intricately hand-carved “Khanjars” (daggers) & ornamental silver jewelry. Jabrin, the finest of Oman’s castles built in the late 17th century, became a seat of Omani learning. The castle displays the highest achievement in Omani ceiling painting & beautifully executed woodcarvings. Then we take you to Sharqiyah region, there you will visit Wadi Bani Khalid, the evergreen wadi adorned with cascading water, forming a turquoise green pool, ideal for swimming. The journey continues to Wahaiba Sands, one of the most fascinating and mysterious regions of Oman. Notably, the dunes support an astonishing variety of flora and fauna and the ever changing patterns of dunes are a photographer's delight. Visitors can ride camels or experience the adventure of dune driving and visit Bedoine villages. Evening enjoy the camp fire & Dinner. Overnight stay in  the Wahiba Sands. (Lunch optional) Day 2          After Breakfast  depart to Sur. Then from there we  drive along the coastal road. The journey continues to Wadi Tiwi and the graded track to Wadi Shab, one of Oman's most spectacular wadis, flowing with fresh water most of the year alongside banana plantations and rocky paths. and proceed to Fins where a beautiful white sandy beach beckons for a relaxing swim. The drive continue to a Photo stop of Bamah Sinkhole  then to Quriyat, a small coastal fishing village and proceed to Muscat .  (Lunch Optional) Note: bring plenty of sunscreen, good shoes, and swimming trunks.

$420 Outdoor Activities

Wadi Shab Adventure

The duration of this tour is 9 hours.  08:00 - start from the hotel in Muscat. 17:00 - return to the hotel in Muscat. The highlights of this tour: - Hiking in Wadi Shab and swimming to the Cave with waterfall - Dhow building yard in Sur - Qalkhat ancient city, the UNESCO Heritage site - Sink Hole at Bummah This tour operates by private 4x4 car or minivan. The price includes: - fees for ferry in Wadi Shab - lunch at local restaurant - mineral water during the tour - private tour guide services during the tour and in the wadi - transportation Our tour guides are fully licensed from Ministry of Tourism in Oman.  We offer tours in English, Russian, French and Arabic languages.

$169 Outdoor Activities

Wadi Hiking & canyoning

Snake Gorge:Snake gorge can be reached via Wadi Bani Awf. It is a large wadi in wilayat Al Rustaq in the South Batinah Governorate of Oman. The wadi covers a large area with several villages and lots of cool attractions that will see while we are commuting there. It is a stunning off-road driving experience with beautiful scenery and stunning cliffs and canyons throughout. The route connects several villages, including the scenic Balad Sayat village, and extends across the Hajar Mountains portion separating Al Batinah from Al Dakhiliyah region.The canyon got two access. The right fork route will require trekking, abseiling with ropes, swimming and jumping in pools. There will be 3 points where will require to abseil by ropes. The height will vary from 5 meters to 15 meters. Several pool jumps will be required. The path requires between 4-6 hours depending on the speed of the group. Wadi Mibam:This wadi can be reached from coastal highway to Sur in Al Sharqiyah region, adjacent to Wadi Shab but unique in its own way with numerous farms and plantations and a stunning pool deep inside towards Mibam village. At the village will walk through the houses. From this point, it is a 2-3 hour traverse through mostly large boulder stones, with one or two tricky spots, before reaching the stunning pool at the wadi bend flanked by palm trees and overgrowth onto the wadi cliffs. Will need to swim for 80-100m distance in this pool to reach the ‘Mibam waterfall’ at the bottom of Mibam village Wadi Hail (Connecting to wadi Al Arbyeen)It is on the west coast of Oman between Quriyat and Sur. The wadi goes back and forth from the village of Al Suwaih. It is actually a secondary wadi that flows to the village level in the long and winding Wadi Al Arbeyeen. This canyon does not require abseiling by rope. It is very beautiful, wild and aquatic with many waterfalls or pools of pristine water. The route may take around 2 hours to the pool and same to return. At certain point before the pool will need to use a rope to climb a rock. A stunning water fall at the end of the track. The route require a lot of swimming

$1385 Multi-day & Extended Tours

BLISSFUL OMAN

DAY 01: ARRIVAL MUSCAT. Overnight at Muscat Hotel DAY 02: HALF DAY MUSCAT CITY TOURThe tour begins with a visit to the beautiful Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque one of the largest mosques in the Middle East. Later you drive to visit Seeb fish Market.  DAY 03: MUSCAT – NIZWA 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. Thereafter continue to Bahla, one of the oldest small towns of Oman and in the 12th century the capital of the tribe living in the region.  DAY 04:  NIZWA – JABEL SHAMS – NIZWA Morning visit the powerful Fort with its massive Circular Cannon Tower, one of the most impressive forts in Oman and the traditional Souq. Al Hamra and Misfah to see one of the oldest villages of this region.  The traditional mud houses dated back from 400 years are still occupied.Thereafter drive to visit Wadi Gul & Wadi Nakhar the remote villages exactly at the drop point of great canyon. Then proceed to Jabel Shams DAY 05:  NIZWA – WAHIBA  Morning drive to Wahiba sands, via Birkat A Mauz and Ibra. Wahiba sands, a vast mass of undulating red and white sea of sand. Evening watch spectacular sunset from top of the dunes. BBQ dinner and over night at desert camp. DAY 06: WAHIBA – SUR    Your first destination is Wadi Bani Khalid – an oasis spot in the middle of the barren and dry mountains. It is one of the most beautiful wadis in Oman and its pools with clear deep blue water give you an opportunity to take a refreshing dip. Then drive to you visit Sur, renowned for its dhow shipyard in former times.  After an early dinner you will visit the turtle sanctuary at Ras Al Jinz, where at night the Green Turtles DAY 07 SUR –QUIRAT-QALHAT-MUSCAT.Visit the fish jetty and dhow factory . Visit the Sineslah Fort. The ruins of Bibi Miriam's Tomb can be seen at the village of Qalhat on coastal road to Muscat. Stop at Fins beach. Our next stop is the Bimah Sinkhole, a spectacular limestone crater with blue green water at the bottom.Proceed to Wadi Arbayeen which has refreshing deep pools of water set among the date palms.  DAY 08 DEPARTURE TRANSFER