Oman Explorer

Explore Oman’s rich cultural heritage in this wonderful eight-day holiday, starting in Oman’s charming old city of Muscat, before taking a 4x4 ride to Nizwa to explore its mountains and forts. Sleep under the stars at Wahiba Sands in a tented village, before ending your journey in the beachside village of Ra’as al Hadd home to Oman’s  turtle population, includes accommodation, private transfers, sightseeing tours, daily breakfast and international flights on Oman Air.

Full day city tour of Muscat
Visit Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, one of the most beautiful mosques in the world
Explore the Natural History Museum with its wonderful collection of fossils and rock samples
Visit the sea life exhibition
Visit Amouge The Gift of Kings, one of the most famous perfume houses in the world
Go to Barka Fish Souq and experience a slice of traditional Omani life
Visit Nakhl, home to the richest Omani date plantation and imposing Nakhl Fort
Visit Rustaq, famous for its exception honey, healing hot waters and ancient fort
View the Al Kisfr Hot Springs and visit Wadi Mistal
Enjoy breath-taking views of Wadi Mistal and the surrounding mountains
Morning tour of Nizwa and its impressive 17th century Fort
Drive to the well-preserved mountain town of Al Hamra
Visit the Bait as Safah, a beautifully restored traditional home now a living museum
Visit Bahla, home to Oman’s largest and most elaborate forts a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Visit one of Oman’s most splendid castles, Jabreen Castle
Excursion to Wahiba Sands
Travel through Jebel Akhdar with its wadis, plateaus, peaks and terraced hillside
Drive to the village of Birkat al Mawz, an extensive banana plantation
Visit Saiq Plateau, 2,000 metres above sea level
Visit Wahiba Sands and discover the romance of the Arabian Desert
Visit the old town of Al Kamil and the Castle Museum
Go to Ra’as al Hadd, home to stunning beaches and turtles
Enjoy an early morning visit to the Turtles
Visit Sur the capital of the Sharqiya region
Visit one of the most beautiful sinkholes in the world, The Bimmah Sinkhole
Travel to Qiriyat and Wadi Dayquah, old fishing port with a pretty seafront, harbour & a 200 year old fort
Travel to Wadi Dayqah Dam, completed in 2012 for water management in the Sultanate
Return flights from London Heathrow to Muscat on Oman Air
All known airport taxes and charges
Accommodation in selected hotels for 7 nights
Daily buffet breakfast.
Picnic lunch box / lunch at local restaurant is provided on Day 2 – 7.
1 x dinner at Arabian Oryx Camp
1 x dinner at Turtle Beach resort
All Meals are on food-only basis unless stated otherwise.
Sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking driver- guide & suitable vehicles on Day 2-7
Arrival and departure private transfers as per itinerary with English speaking driver
All entrance fees to the sightseeing places as per itinerary
Sites as mentioned on the itinerary*

*Kindly note some sites are subject to closure due to religious festivals, Government holidays and some due to weather conditions and seasonality.

All tours are based on private basis
 

Price Notes
This itinerary/tour is a suggestion and can be tailor-made to suit requirements.
Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. Please contact us for prices for alternative dates or number of travellers.

Pricing is subject to change and availability. Terms and conditions apply. Call us to book or for details. Alternatively you can book or enquire online

 

Price from £1,699

Based on:
Departures from London Heathrow (LHR)

Travel Dates:
1 Sept - 10 Dec 2020



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