OMAN GRAND HERITAGE

Did you know that Oman has archeological hidden treasures ? Come and explore with our specialized guide the historical face of the pearl of Arabia...

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

Duration

14 Days

Starting from :

2 550 Euros*

+ 300 € / pers :

With full board

* Price per person for a group of 8 person minimum.
Smaller groups are possible upon request

Included

Not included

- Transportation

- Flight Muscat - Salalah

- Accomodation

- Breakfast
- Guide
- Car insurance
- Agency assistance

- International Flights

- Entrance fees

- Online Visa fees

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

 

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Day 1 - Muscat

- Arrival in Muscat
- Muscat tour, program based on arrival timing

- Sultan's Palace
- Beit al Zubeir museum and National museum with archaeological lecture
- Mutrah suq, visiting places of your particular interest
- Overnight : Hotel in Muscat

Day 2 - Sur

- Drive to east
- Bimmah sink hole, Qalhat (UNESCO)
- City Sur with production of traditional wooden boats dhows, walk around old town

- Overnight :  Hotel in Muscat

Day 3 - Sharqiya Sands desert

- Drive to south
- Visit of 2000 years old mysterious stone monuments - triliths with lecture
- Jami al Hamoda, one of the oldest mosques in Oman
- Jalan Bani Bu Ali fort
- Drive to Wahiba desert
- Sunset on dunes

​- Overnight : desert guesthouse

Day 4 - Nizwa

- Drive west- Old towns of Mudayrib and Izki- Al falaj water irrigation system in Birkat al Mawz UNESCO- Overnight : hotel in Nizwa

Day 5 - Nizwa

-  Nizwa fort, suq and old mudbrick town- Jabrin castle with fine interios- Bahla fort (UNESCO heritage) with old mudbrick town,- Overnight : hotel in Nizwa

Day 6 - Al Hamra

- Coleman's rock with unique figurative rockart- Abandoned old mudbrick town of Al Hamra with painted rooms- Mountain village Misfat al Abriyyin- Overnight : hotel in Nizwa

Day 7 - Al Hamra

- Drive to Bisya and Salut, important archaeological site,

- Visit some of the Bronze Age towers

- Drive to desert oasis Adam with old mudbrick villages in oasis

- Manah old town

- Overnight : hotel in Nizwa

Day 8 - Al Rustaq

- Wadi Ghul abandoned stone village

- Off-road drive to Al Ayn and Bat beehive tombs (UNESCO),

- Wadi Sahtan rock art

- Arrival to former capital Rustaq

- Overnight : guesthouse in Rustaq

Day 9 - Nakhal

- Rustaq fort
- Wadi Bani Awf
- Nakhal castle Iron Age tombs on a way to Halban

- Overnight : Muscat

Day 10 - Muscat

- Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

- Royal opera house

- Afternoon : flight to Salalah

- Overnight : Hotel in Salalah

Day 11 - Salalah

- Houd tomb in the mountains
- Al Balid (UNESCO) archaeological site

- Museum of Frankincense trail
- Lecture on archaeology of Dhofar
- Sunset on the beach.

- Overnight : hotel in Salalah

Day 12 - Rub al Khali

- Trip to Rub al Khali desert
- Shisr (Ubar) archaeological site (UNESCO)
- Drive among sand dunes of Rub al Khali desert
- Frankincense trees in Wadi Dawkha (UNESCO)
- Trilith monuments

​- Overnight : Salalah

Day 13 - Easten Dhofar

- Trip to Eastern Dhofar : Taqah castle, ancient port Khor Rouri (UNESCO)
- Green wadi Dirbat with waterfall
- Baobab forest
Yemeni tomb and castle in Mirbat
- Fairwell dinner

- Overnight : hotel Salalah

Day 14 - Departure

- Airport transfer in Salalah

Day 15 - Back to home safely

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