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Duration: 7 Days Tour
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7 DAYS MOST OF OMAN

 

DAY 01: ARRIVE MUSCAT

You will arrive at the Muscat International Airport. Upon your arrival you proceed straight to the Immigration. Immigration & customs are quick & simple. Upon arrival at the General arrival lounge you will be met by our friendly & efficient AFAQ Travel & Tourism chauffer who will assist you to the comforts of our vehicle to drive you the hotel.
Overnight at Muscat Hotel.

DAY 02: FULL DAY MUSCAT CITY TOUR

After breakfast the tour begins with a visit to the beautiful Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque one of the largest mosques in the Middle East. Later you drive to visit Seeb fish Market. There after drive to Natural History Museum, exhibiting the wealth of Oman’s history and thus imparting knowledge about the country’s rich culture and traditions to the visitor.Afternoon, drive to Qantab, One of the pristine beaches in Muscat and relax on beach for Lunch. Later you drive along the picturesque Cornice to the once walled districtMuscat. Visit Bait Al Zubair Museum. You will have photo stops at the residence of his Majesty Sultan Qaboos, the Al Alam Palace, which is flanked by the 16th century Portuguese forts Mirani and Jalali. Evening you will be strolling through Muttrah Souq, where you will be bargaining for handicrafts and silver items.Overnight Muscat Hotel.

DAY 03: NIZWA – JABEL SHAMS – NIZWA

Morning visit the powerful Fort with its massive Circular Cannon Tower, one of the most impressive forts in Oman and the traditional Souq. Al Hamra and Misfah to see one of the oldest villages of this region. The traditional mud houses dated back from 400 years are still occupied. The falaj system used in this village one of the oldest of this kind (UNESCO site). Thereafter drive to visit Wadi Gul & Wadi Nakhar the remote villages exactly at the drop point of great canyon. Then proceed to Jabel Shams, one of the highest peak of Jabel Akdhar mountain range and is popularly known as the Great canyon of Oman. Picnic lunch will be served at suitable place.
Overnight at Hotel Nizwa.

DAY 04: NIZWA – WAHIBA SANDS

Morning drive to Wahiba sands, via Birkat A Mauz and Ibra. Wahiba sands, a vast mass of undulating red and white sea of sand. The ever-changing patterns of the dunes are a photographer’s delight. After some exciting sand dune driving which offers excellent thrills and chills for all. Evening watch spectacular sunset from top of the dunes.BBQ dinner and overnight at Wahiba Sands.

 

DAY 05: WAHIBA SANDS – TURTLE BEACH

Your first destination is Wadi Bani Khalid – an oasis spot in the middle of the barren and dry mountains. It is one of the most beautiful wadis in Oman and its pools with clear deep blue water give you an opportunity to take a refreshing dip. Enjoy the ambiance of the Wadi. Then drive toyou visit fishing town of Sur, the eastern most town on the Arabian Peninsula, where until recently the famous Omani Dhows were built. Dhow building in Sur dates back centuries and is closely linked with the maritime heritage of Oman. From Sur too, in the old days, the Omanis were sailing the seas, mainly to India. After an early dinner you will visit the turtle sanctuary at Ras Al Jinz, where at night the Green Turtles, after a journey of thousands of kilometers will come ashore to lay their eggs. You then return to Hotel for the overnight Ras Al Hadd.

DAY 06: SUR –QURYYAT-QALHAT-MUSCAT

Morning after Breakfast first visit the Sineslah Fort. The ruins of Bibi Miriam’s Tomb can be seen at the village of Qalhat on coastal road to Muscat. Stop at Fins beach. Our next stop is the Bimah Sinkhole, a spectacular limestone crater with blue green water at the bottom. On clear sunny days while driving along the coast one might chance to see sharks in the deep blue water or fleet footed Gazelle sprint across the landscape.Proceed to Wadi Arbayeen which has refreshing deep pools of water set among the date palms. Visit the mango plantations at Hail Al Ghaf before returning to Muscat via Quriyat Overnight stay at Muscat hotel.

DAY 07:DEPARTURE TRANSFER

Departure transfers to Airport to connect the flight back home.