DISCOVER OMAN 6 DAYS

TRAVEL PERIOD Jan - Sep 2018
6 DAYS TOUR

Prices from £1584 per person based on 4 People

ITINERARY

Day 1: MUSCAT

Your guide will meet with you at Muscat International Airport. Before check in at the hotel, have a small tour around the capital. Start with a photo stop at the Sultan Qaboos Mosque, the 5th biggest Mosque in the world. Pass the embassy quarter and enjoy the beautiful view of the Royal Opera House Muscat. Continue to Al Alam Palace, which is flanked by two Portuguese Forts, called Al Mirani and Al Jalali. After this, drive along the corniche to Muttrah Souk, the oldest souk in Oman where you have the time for some shopping. Check in at the hotel.

Overnight at Crowne Plaza Hotel Muscat.

Day 2: MUSCAT- AMOUAGE – BIRKAT AL MAUZ – JEBEL AKHDAR

After breakfast and check out, visit the Amouage factory and discover the different incenses and get to know more about how one of the most expensive perfumes in the world is produced. From there you leave to the Hajjar mountains. Stop in Birkat al Mauz, a beautiful small village, surrounded by date and banana trees. From there you drive up to around 2000 m above sea level. Enjoy the beauty of Jebel Akhdar, which means green mountain, before you check in at your hotel.

Overnight at Sahab Hotel.

Day 3: JEBEL AKHDAR – BAHLA – JABREEN-NIZWA

Leave the mountain for a day excursion of the Nizwa area. First of all, you have some time to discover the traditional souq, which is divided into different sections like vegetables, dates and souvenirs and famous for its silver jewelry and handmade khanjars (daggers). Proceed to the fort of the old capital and learn more about its interesting history. Leave Nizwa and continue to Bahla, a mystic city with one of the four UNESCO world heritage sites in Oman, Bahla Fort where you have the possibility to walk around the old village and for a photo stop. The last sight of the day is Jabreen castle. Known as the most beautiful castle in Oman you should not miss visiting the fort from inside, listening to the story of its builder Immam Bil’arub bin Sultan and his tragic history.

Overnight at Golden Tulip Nizwa.

Day 4: NIZWA- IBRA - WADI BANI KHALID – WAHIBA

The scenery will quickly change after leaving Nizwa on your way to the desert. First stop is Ibra, where you visit the old part of the town and the traditional Souq (traditional women market on Wednesdays). Before entering the sand, experience another natural beauty of Oman: Wadi Bani Khalid that invites you for a swim in the pools or a walk. The perfect place for the sunset is on top of the dunes! 

Dinner and overnight at Desert Nights Camp.

Day 5: WAHIBA – AL KAMIL – SUR

After breakfast, you can enjoy the ride on a camel (not included). Leave the desert to discover the hidden desert city Al Kamil with its beautifully renovated fort. Return to the coastline and reach Sur. In former times one of the most important trading cities in the Arabian Sea, where the DHOWs( traditional wooden ships) are still made by hand. You visit the Dhow factory and the open air Dhow museum.

Overnight at Sur Plaza Hotel.

Day 6: SUR – WADI TIWI – WADI AL ARBAEEN-DEPARTURE

After leaving Sur, drive alongside the coastline to Muscat. Take the chance to walk through Wadi Tiwi. Leave the main road and enjoy the beautiful scenery driving through the unique Wadi Al Arbaeen. Feel free to dip in one of the natural water pools before reaching Muscat International Airport.

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COST FROM (Fr.) £ PER PERSON Based on 2-4 Sharing


 

 

  5 Jan - Sep 2018

Based on 2 persons

 

Fr. £2017.00

Based on 4 persons

 

Fr. £1584.00

Single Supplement

   £470



Price includes:

- Return flight
- Accommodation on double or twin sharing basis at the hotels specified below
- Buffet breakfast at the hotel from day 2 to day 6
- Buffet dinner at the camp on day 4
- Muscat tour as per itinerary with an English Speaking Driver cum Guide
- 5 days round trip as per itinerary with English speaking driver cum guide in an air conditioned 4WD
- Water during the tour
- Entrance fees for all the sights included in the program

 

Price does not include:

- Oman visa
- Any personal expenses
- Entrance fees for sights which are not mentioned in the program
- Tips for guides, drivers and hotel staff
- Meals if not mentioned in the program

HOTELS

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