Essence of Oman

fromUSD 1,460.00

Essence of Oman

Departure Date

Daily

Duration

6 Days

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1301

Minimum Seats

1

Epic journeys

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

Tour Overview

This experience is a true reflection of Omani hospitality, culture, soft adventure experience, full of bioscope moments with spectacular landscapes, visit grand canyon of Oman, majestic forts, golden desert, lush green oasis and giant green turtles. Mingle with the locals in their traditional homes and exploring the bustling souqs with ornamental jewelry and intricately hand carved daggers. A perfect holiday for a couple or a family.

Day 01

Arrival Transfer (Meals - No Meals)

Welcome to Muscat! You will then meet with your tour guide at land side who will transfer you to your selected hotel for check in. Your holiday has started so it is time to relax so take the rest of the day to gather your thoughts and get ready for what will be an experience never to be forgotten. Overnight Muscat
Day 02

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 the 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 the locals and see what treasures you can find lying around in the twisting and winding walkways. Your morning fulfilled with an Omani Lunch. Drop back to hotel. Rest of the evening at leisure. (Grand Mosque is closed for tourist visit on Friday & any local holiday). Overnight Muscat
Day 03

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

Breakfast at hotel, adventure awaits you today as you ascend the giant Hajar Mountain Ranges to reach your camp perched at dizzying heights over 2,000m above sea level. As you drive out of Muscat into Al Batinah region wind your way through Wadi Bani Awf, a stunning canyon and enjoy the scenic drive up to the mountain. Overnight Jebel Shams
Day 04

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

Breakfast and explore the Grand Canyon. Later we make our decent and drive to visit the Women’s market in Ibra. Later we head to Nizwa, the heritage capital of Oman that is famous for its Round Tower Fort, built in the 17th century, and the souq with its Friday cattle auction, ornamental silver jewellery and intricately hand-carved ‘Khanjars’ (daggers). There on we move to visit Jabreen, built in the late 17th century and the finest of Oman’s castles, became a seat of Omani learning. The castle displays the highest achievement in Omani ceiling painting and has beautifully executed woodcarvings’. On the way to Jabreen we will stop at the historic town of Bahla, encircled by a winding wall and is famous for pottery as well as a large fort which is included on UNESCO’s world heritage list and finally post lunch we drive to the Magnificent Wahiba Sands are vast mass of red and white sand with dunes rising up to 200 meters, which also host a variety of flora and fauna. Have your own sand bashing fun with our well experienced driver riding the dunes on the way to the camp site. BBQ-Dinner & Overnight Wahiba Sands
Day 05

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

Breakfast at the camp site. Later on you visit one of the Bedouin house to drink some Bedouin traditional coffee and to learn about their life style. Your guide will explain to you the relationship between the Bedouins and the camels. Continue driving to Wadi Bani Khalid with its small pretty villages embedded in the mountains. The deep blue-green waters are ideal for swimming before we continue towards the Turtle trail. Lunch at the oasis and we drive through the coast of Al Ashkhara crossing some small fishing villages until you reach the town of Ras Al Hadd, the home for the giant green back turtles. 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 Ras Al Hadd
Day 06

Checkout from hotel at 09:00 am (Meals - B - Breakfast & L - Lunch)

Breakfast and check out. We bypass the town of Sur, photo stop at the old Dhow Building (traditional wooden boat) before we head to the coastal road. Our next stop will be wadi Tiwi with its lush green plantations, where water flows all year round. Drive further to is the Bimah sinkhole, a spectacular limestone crater with blue-green water at the bottom, have refreshing swim and lunch before we Wisk back to Muscat and drop you safely at Airport for your onwards journey back home.

Inclusions

 – Accommodation at above mentioned hotels
– Return Airport transfers on private basis
– Meals as per the program (B, L, D)
– Transfers and tours by comfortable air conditioned vehicle on private basis
– Services of a professional English Speaking Omani Guide on all Excursions
– Experience as per itinerary
– Entrance to attractions as per the program
– 2L Water per person per day on board during 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 1460.00 per person on twin share basis (02pax)

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