EXPLORE OMAN

Discover jewel of Arabia...Mosaique of true experiences for seekers of active holidays, natural beauty and cultural heritage with comfort of accomodation at reasonable budget. You will explore mountain gorges, sandy desert and coast of the Indian Ocean. You will visit beautiful castles, swim in crystal water pools and make a walk in one of the world's largest canyons. You will watch sea turtles and snorkel in coral islands. You will meet friendly locals and get to know rich cultural heritage. You will taste delicious fresh fish and fresh juices.

Best time to visit Oman :  September  -  October  -  November -  December  -  January  -  February  -  March

Duration

9 Days

1800 Euros*

+ 200 € / pers :

With full board

* Price per person for a group of 4 person minimum.
Smaller groups are possible upon request

Included

Not included

- Transportation

- Accomodation

- Breakfast
- Guide
- Car insurance
- Agency assistance

- International Flights

- Entrance fees

- Online Visa fees

- Meals non included in "included prices"
- Travel and personnal insurances

 

Starting from :

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Day 1 - Muscat 

- Arrival in Muscat- Muscat city tour (Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Opera house, National Museum)- Overnight : 3 stars Hotel in Muscat

Day 2 - Al Hamra

- Nakhal castle surrounded by date palm oasis
- Off-road crossing of the main range of the Hajar mountains
- Photogenic Bilat Sayt village

​- Overnight : Hotel in Bahla - Al Hamra

Day 3 - Bahla

- Bahla fortress (UNESCO heritage),
- Picturesque mountain village : Misfat Abereein with lush oasis and falaj
-'Omani Shibam' abandoned mudbrick city Al Hamra

​- Overnight : Hotel in Bahla- Al Hamra

Day 4 - Jabel Shams

- Highest mountain of Oman : Djebel Shams
- Walk in wall of the Grand Canyon of Arabia to abandoned village and mountain lake with small cave
- Walk can be replaced by visit of ancient rock art site and Al Hoota cave

- Overnight : Hotel in Bahla - Al Hamra

Day 7 - Sur

- Sur - city of Sindbad sailor

- Workshop of wooden boats called dha

- Wadi Shab canyon with cave and waterfall

- Overnight : Hotel in Muscat

Day 5 - Nizwa

- Royal city of Nizwa- Visit of Nizwa castle and traditional market- Drive to Wahiba sand desert- Possibility of extra activities (camel riding, sand boarding, etc.), sunset on a sand dune- Overnight : in a rustic palm-leave huts among the dunes

Day 8 - Muscat

Activity of choice:
- Full-day boat trip to a stunning Damyiat Islands coral natural reserve, snorkeling (extra charge, weather permitting)
- Full day  beach visit (wild remote beach or fancy beach club with entry fee) and shopping
- Visit of former capital Rustaq and Hazm castle, stay in garden farm with pool, barbecue dinner
- Two short treks in wadi Qurai and in mountains behind Mutrah

- Overnight : Hotel in Muscat

Day 6 - Wadi & Turtles

- Swim in water pools of Wadi Bani khalid

- Drive to Ras al-Hadd
- Evening turtle watching
- Overnight : Hotel in Sur

Day 9 - Muscat

- Visit of Royal Opera house, Sultan palace, National Museum
- Evening : visit of Mutrah Suq market for souvenirs, fairwell dinner

- Transfer to Muscat airport