The Magic Carpet

fromUSD 3,755.00

The Magic Carpet

Departure Date

Daily

Duration

11 Days

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705

Minimum Seats

1

Epic journeys

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

Tour Overview

Explore the cultures and contrasting landscapes of this tour as you visit stunning white sand beaches, through to stone forts and castles. Learn about Arabian incenses and national costume whilst sipping on traditional Omani Kawha (coffee) and fresh Omani dates. Fishing ports, tombs and stunning vistas are sure to leave a warm patch in your heart for the true hospitality that is Oman.

Day 01

Transfer from Airport to Hotel (Meals - No Meals)

Welcome to Muscat! After arriving in Muscat you are will be transferred 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 National 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 you are dropped off safely at your hotel to enjoy the rest of the day lazing around the pool. (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)

It is time to check out from the hotel and head off for 3 nights, headed to the picturesque Ras Al Had, Wahiba Sands &Nizwa. 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 harbor 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 Jinz 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 nights rest, you have earned it! Overnight Ras Al Jinz
Day 04

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

Another morning and yet another delicious breakfast. After breakfast, head to Sur visiting its main attractions and most important of all is the Dhow Making Factory and then it is off to discover Wadi Bani Khalid. Arrive Wadi Bani Khalid for trek and a very refreshing swim before we head back down for lunch then off once again to the Wahiba Sands desert for some adventure sun dune drive before you head to your tourist desert camp for check in and dinner. Enjoy this unforgettable night under the stars in the desert. Feel what it is like to be completely free as you stare up at the radiance of the shiny sky and are warmed by the site of a fire crackling beside you as you slip into your imagination and tell stories of your discoveries. Overnight Wahiba Sands
Day 05

Checkout from hotel 09:30 am (Meals - B - Breakfast & L - Lunch)

After a desert breakfast we say goodbye to the Wahiba Sands desert and head to Nizwa. On your way see if you can catch site of the ship of the desert (a camel or two) or a few other desert roamers like the wild donkeys. We take the winding route over the Canyon Road via Sinaw popular for its Ladies market in the inside of the souk surrounded with fruit, vegetable & cattle market. Up on arrival at Nizwa hotel, check in rest of the evening at leisure. Overnight Nizwa
Day 06

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

Once again your day begins with a scrumptious breakfast where after you are picked up from the hotel to enjoy a full day Nizwa & Jabreen Tour. We drive through the Hajar mountains which in itself is a spectacular experience! On arriving in Nizwa we stop off to view the 17th century fort and souk. The fort was still in use until the end of the last century and the souk is world famous for its large collection of traditional silver jewelry. You are treated to a local Omani lunch, so let the flavors' kiss your pallet as you enjoy the local food. Then it is off to the most beautiful castle in Oman, Jibreen Castle. Feast your eyes on the marvel of artistry that has gone into constructing the ceilings and building. We then start our course back to Muscat via mountain road crossing Wadi Bani Auf & Barka. Overnight Muscat
Day 07

Transfer from Hotel to Airport & Salalah Airport to Hotel (Meals - B - Breakfast)

Breakfast & relax by the pool for few hours. You will be picked up from your hotel & transferred to airport for your flight to Salalah. (Preferable noon flight). Upon arrival you will be transferred to your selected hotel. Rest of the evening at leisure. Overnight Salalah
Day 08

Pick up from hotel at 09:30 am (Meals - B - Breakfast)

Today you will have a tour of the capital of Dhofar, starting with East Salalah. Drive past the Royal Farm and the Mamura Palace to arrive at Taqa. The village is famed for its sardines and here you will see the Taqa Castle before proceeding to Samhuram with its famed port from where the frankincense trade used to take place and you will also see the remains of Queen Sheba's Palace on top of a small hill overlooking the Khor Rawri. Continue by the coastal road to the old city of Mirbat where the Arabian Horses and slave trade used to take place. A walk around the town reveals Mirbat Castle overlooking the sea and some old and beautiful old merchant houses with their carved doors and windows. Return to Salalah for lunch. Overnight Salalah
Day 09

Pick up from hotel at 09:30 am (Meals - B - Breakfast)

After breakfast meet your guide at the lobby & set for your tour to West Salalah visiting Job's tomb marking the place where the remains of the Moslem Prophet known as Job in the Old Testament can be found. Continue to Mughsail beach which stretches for several kilometers with high cliffs on either side. This area also has an abundance of bird life such as flamingos, pelicans and stork. The tour ends with a visit to see frankincense trees, which produce the incense for which this region is famous. For lunch if you are a born apatite then ask your guide to take you for some local treat (Madhabi – meat cooked on stones, served with rice & sauce). Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Salalah
Day 10

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

Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will visit Salalah city, the tour will start by visiting Al Husn Palace (Photo Stop outside), later on proceed to the Old Souk located on the Sultan Qaboos Street which is specialized for all kinds of Arabian Incense & Dhofari costumes. Tour will include also a visit to Salalah Museum. Later on drive back to the hotel and on the way you will stop at one of the coconuts shop to drink and taste the fresh coconut water. Post lunch flight back to Muscat. Transfer to Hotel in Muscat for time at leisure and overnight. Overnight Muscat
Day 11

Transfer from Hotel to Airport (Meals - B - Breakfast)

Enjoy your last breakfast as it is time for you to be collected at the hotel and transferred back to the Airport for your departure. Sadly all good things have to come to an end at some point but never fear or fret as we will be here next time you would like the holiday of your dreams.

Hotel Used

  • The Chedi
  • Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve
  • Desert Nights Camp
  • Golden Tulip Nizwa
  • Juweira Boutique Hotel
  • Kempinski Hotel

Inclusions

– Return airport pick & Drop off
– Hotels based on twin
– Return airfare to Salalah on Oman Air in economy class
– Tours in a comfortable saloon/4×4 with English speaking guide
– Water during excursions
– Entrance fee to all attractions as per the itinerary
– Meals as indicated B – breakfast, L – lunch, D – dinner

All hotel rates are based on lead category rooms & subject to availability at the time of reservation

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 3755.00 per person on twin share basis (02pax)

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