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$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.

$80 Tours & Sightseeing

Wadi Shab full day tour (Muscat tours) : Tours & Sightseeing

Your guide will meet you at your hotel at early morning to drive south toward Wadi Shab. On the way you will stop at the Bimah Sinkhole for a swim in this beautiful and unusual rock formation formed when an underground cavern collapsed. Continuing on to Wadi Shab. The village of Tiwi is full of traditional Omani buildings that date back centuries. Once in the valley, you will be able to admire the beautiful landscape that fresh water springs have created there. Walking through banana plantations and date palm groves and admire the terraced fields that have supported people here for centuries. After finishing your exploration of Wadi Shab you will begin the trip back to Muscat. The tour will last approximately 6 to 8 hours, returning you to your hotel in Muscat in mid-afternoon.

$499 Day Trips & Excursions

Small Group Full-Day Tour To Wadi Shab and Sinkhole From Muscat

You'll enjoy this outdoor tour which will cover the two major highlights of the eastern mountains and coasts of Oman: Hawiyat Najam (Sinkhole) and Wadi Al Shab. Hawiyat Najam, which translates to "Star Sinkhole", is believed to have been created from a falling asteroid. Here you will see the spectacular work of nature and listen to some of the folklore stories surrounding the place. Visit Wadi al Shab, one of the most toured places by locals and foreigners alike. You may choose to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the canyon or venture through this spectacular canyon in a hike and swim that will take your breath away from the beauty around you.Lunch will be provided to you in Tiwi a fisherman Village that oversees the view of Mouintains, canyons, and the sea. You'll have the option to choose rice with chicken, beef or vegetables. Historically, Oman was a capital of international trades, hence the Omani cuisine is heavily influence by Asian and African dishes.Following lunch, you'll be dropped off at your hotel back in Muscat around 5:30pm and this will conclude your tour.

$218 Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip: Wadi Shab and Bimah Sinkhole

You will be picked up from the hotel for a journey down the coast. First of all you will stop at the fishing village of Qurayat and then proceed to Bimah Sinkhole, a geological feature and a scenic wonder. Further on is the white sandy beach of Mokhalla in Fins. From there it is a short drive to Wadi Shab that can be done as a day hike from Tiwi village. Needless to say, prepare to get very wet! The Wadi Shab hike takes about 2 hours before you hit reach the “end-point”. Next and last, Visit the ruins of Bibi Miriam’s Tomb at Qalhat. As the only standing remains of the once thriving port city of Qalhat, Bibi Miriam’s Tomb is probably one of the most photographed ancient relics in Oman. Believed to have been built by Bahauddin Ayez, King of Hormuz in honour of his wife, it stands on the hill just outside the village of Qalhat. The rest of the port city, destroyed by the Portu-guese in the early 16th century, is gradually being reconstructed by an international team of archaeologists; if you visit between October and March you’ll be able to see them at work and ask questions first hand.You will then return to Muscat.

$460 Day Trips & Excursions

Wadi Shab

Starting in the morning 08:00am  from Muscat to Sinkhole a spectacular limestone crater that had been created many years ago by collapsing mountain and is filled with seawater. you will continue travelling through the villages of Dibab and white sand beach of Finns and arrive at Wadi Shab  Here you can relax take a nature walk along banana plantations, date palms and up narrow rocky paths.  Then you will visit the coastal village of Tiwi and drive back to Muscat. Pickup and drop-off (included) Duration approx: 8hrs (from: 08:30- 16:30) Tour includes: Transportation English speaking Guide Picnic lunch box Mineral water Note: Kindly wear sport shoe & cotton / light dress, also you may need your towel.