Arabian Explorer

fromUSD 2,700.00

Arabian Explorer

Departure Date

Daily

Duration

9 Days

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1425

Minimum Seats

1

Epic journeys

All drink included
Lunch in restaurant
All tickets museum
Tour guide
Public Liability Insurance

Tour Overview

Land of the Sinbad the Sailor, a perfect mix of sea, land, mountain and city, an apt overview of how Oman has over the decades preserved its history and cultural appearance and yet well equipped with modern mindset.  This tour commences from Northern tip of Oman which extend you the opportunity to benefit 2 destinations as you arrival will be in UAE and road transfer from airport or hotel to Khasab. Do carry extra memory chip as this experience will make you run out of your smart phone storage memory as every moment is a postcard moment on this journey.

Day 01

Transfer to Oman, Khasab via road (Meals - No Meals)

Pick up from you hotel in Dubai or Abu Dhabi and transfer to Oman, via the heritage town of Ras Al Khaimah. Arrive Khasab and transfer to hotel. Your tour guide will meet you at the lobby; this afternoon, drive to the Jebel Harim is the tallest peak in the region at 2,097m and lies between Khasab and Dibba. Driving through the winding off road you will enjoy the most stunning sceneries of Jebel Harim (translated as the Mountain of Women). With a height of 6,260 feet it is the highest peak on the Musandam Peninsula. During your journey to Jebel Harim, you will be able to enjoy incredible vistas, including terraced mountain villages, lush Acacia forests and wadis (dry river beds). Visit a Bedouin village located at an elevation of 3,000 feet. The village of Sayah, surrounded by palm groves, is one of the most picturesque villages on the Musandam Peninsula. After a stop for photographs and to enjoy this idyllic setting, continue with your drive to Jebel Harim. There will be time to admire the grand panorama from the mountain’s summit.

The return drive takes you pass Khawr Najid a stunning sea view point overlooking to Indian Ocean and then drive to Al Khalidya Nature Park before concluding your adventure trip back at Khasab. Overnight Khasab
Day 02

Transfer to Harbor at 09:00 am (Meals - B - Breakfast & L - Lunch)

After breakfast, transfer to the harbor for full day cruise in a traditional dhow. Enjoy cruising & snorkeling with dolphins & the beautiful marine life. Around 4pm drop back to the hotel and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Khasab
Day 03

Transfer to Khasab Airport & from Muscat Airport to Hotel (Meals - Breakfast)

After breakfast pick up from the hotel to be transferred to the airport for your flight to Muscat. Welcome to Muscat! After arriving in Muscat you will be transferred to your selected hotel for check in. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Muscat
Day 04

Pick up from hotel 08:30 am (Meals - B - Breakfast)

Start your day with a delicious breakfast before leaving on a tour of Muscat City. The tour begins by visiting Grand Mosque which stands exquisitely against the skyline. Once you have taken in the brilliance of the Grand Mosque, It is time to head to Mutrah where we first visit the Bait Al Zubair Museum and a photo stop by Qasr Al Alam (His Majesty’s Palace) before heading to the vibrant fish market and lively Mutrah Souk. Bargain with locals and see what treasures you can find lying around in the twisting and winding walkways. Your morning fulfilled you are dropped off safely at your hotel to enjoy rest of the day lazing around the pool. (Grand Mosque is closed for tourist visit on Friday & any local holiday) Overnight Muscat
Day 05

Pick up from hotel 08:30 am (Meals - B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner)

Breakfast at hotel, where you will be met by your tour guide at 08:30am in the hotel lobby. It is time to check out from the hotel and head off for some rejuvenating overnight experience, headed to the picturesque coastal Road, stop at the limestone crater at Bimah sinkhole before continuing to Wadi Abayeen with its deep pools set among the date palms and Bibi Miriam’s ancient tomb. The drive to Ras Al Had is definitely a postcard moment so don’t forget to have your camera handy. Sitting in the back of an air conditioned vehicle you will have time to take in all that you see as you pass through a number of small towns on the way to Ras Al Had. Most of the towns along the route make their livelihood from fishing and allow for picturesque settings of small fishing villages perched on the land that rises out of the ocean.

Tiwi being a small fishing village and Sur a much larger town with an ancient harbour that still houses some of the original Dows that are still used today to catch the pride of the Omani oceans. Your hotel in Ras Al Had provides you with more than comfortable accommodation, so why not have a quick power nap. Later that evening you will be guided down to the beach of Ras Al Jinz for an unforgettable evening. Your breath will be taken away as you watch giant sea turtles make their way slowly up the beach to within meters of where they were hatched, up to 50 years before, to continue the legacy they have inherited. The beach is one of the largest turtle reserves in the world so make sure that you take everything in for this once in a lifetime opportunity. Your curiosity filled, you can stroll back to the hotel to the sound of the small Ghost crabs scuttling across the beach scavenging for food. Enjoy a good night’s rest, you have earned it! Overnight Sur
Day 06

Checkout from hotel 09:00 am (Meals - B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D- Dinner)

Breakfast and check out. We proceed to Wadi Bani Khalid for trek and a very refreshing swim before we head off to the Wahiba Sands desert for some adventure sun dune drive before we head towards the camp for BBQ dinner & Overnight Wahiba Sands
Day 07

Checkout from hotel 09:00 am (Meals - B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner)

Breakfast and check out. Nizwa is one of the oldest cities in Oman and was the previous capital city of Oman. Home to some beautiful buildings, a fabulous silver souk, vegetable and fish market. Included in this tour is a visit to Jabreen fort which has been called the most beautiful fort in all of Oman. This fort was still in operation up until the last century before being renovated allowing tourist to experience the wonder it holds. Jabreen completed now it’s time to continue our journey to the Green Mountain (Jebel Akhdar) where we rest a night. Overnight Jebel Akhdar
Day 08

Pick up from hotel 09:30 am (Meals - B - Breakfast & D - Dinner)

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast, explore Jebel Akhdar area and do some of the destination programs they have available which include the Rock Rose walk tour which takes you through to some of the old villages around the mountain regions. They show you how the local distil the rose water and rose oil. Also a walk through some of the mountain treks through this mountain range which stands just less than 2600 meters above sea. Evening time we will head towards our hotel. Overnight Jebel Akhdar
Day 09

Checkout from hotel 09:00 am (Meals - B - Breakfast)

Enjoy your last breakfast at the mountain before we whisk back to Muscat and drop you safely at the airport for your onwards journey back home.

Inclusions

 – Accommodation at above mentioned hotels
– Meals as per the program
– One Way airfare to Khasab – Muscat
– Road transfer Dubai/Abu Dhabi to Khasab
– Transfers and tours by comfortable air conditioned vehicle
– Services of a professional English speaking Omani guide on all transfers and excursions
– Program as per the itinerary
– Traditional dhow cruise in Khasab with lunch on board
– Entry fee to all attractions as per the program
– 2L Water per person on board during the transfers and excursions

Exclusions

 – Cost of lunches or dinners other than specified above
– Cost of Oman Visa
– Any expenses of personal nature
– Tips

CANCELLATION POLICY

No Show: 100%

Within 14 days: 50% charges apply.

Payment: 100% minimum 21 days prior to arrival via bank transfer

 

ALL COSTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE & AVAILABILITY/SCHEDULES

This tour is offered subject to the booking conditions. We reserve the right to correct any pricing errors or omissions that may occur prior to firm booking

                                    Starting From* USD 2700.00 per person on twin share basis (02pax)

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