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Duration: 8 days Tour
Location: Dubai - Abu Dhabi - Nizwa - Jebel Shams - Wahiba Sands - Sur - Muscat
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Explore Dubai & Oman (By Road)

Day 1 : Arrival in Dubai 

Itinerary: You will arrive at the Dubai international Airport. Upon arrival you will be meet by our friendly & efficient AFAQ Travel & Tourism chauffeur who will assist you to the comforts of our vehicle to drive you to the hotel. Overnight stay at 4* Hotel in Dubai . 

DAY 2 : Dubai city tour – Dhow Cruise 

Itinerary : Pick up 9.00 a.m.  Your city tour will start,  Experience luxurious city of Dubai, Known for its traditional souks, modern malls and the skyscrapers view. This tour takes you to the mystical past from its glorious present and gives you a glimpse into its culture, traditions and history. Our Dubai City tour will allow you to see both sides of the city in a fascinating tourist adventure. The places in tour : Gold Souq & Spice Souq drive thru, Photo Stop at Dubai Creek, Dubai Museum, Drive thru Jumeirah Road, Visit at Jumeirah mosque, Photo Stop at Burj Al Arab, Tour Of Palm Jumeriah &  Atlantis Photo Stop, Photo stop at Marina walk, Drive thru Sheikh Zayed Road , photo stop at Zabeel Palace. Post that drop to Hotel for relax.

MARINA CRUISE

Our guide will meet you till 7.00 pm for Marina dhow cruise. Witness the spectacular views of Dubai Marina at night by cruising along onboard our modern glass houseboat. The Address Hotel is known for its quality of food and boasts some of Dubai’s best fine dining restaurants. With an international buffet, live pasta stations and a massive selection of desserts, Marina cruise promises you an unforgettable evening. After dinner at dhow cruise drop to hotel for overnight.  

DAY 3 : ABU DHABI CITY TOUR – ROAD TRIP TO NIZWA

The Middle East based UAE and its capital city Abu Dhabi is the largest emirate of United Arab Emirate and covers area of 67,340 sq. km. It has the second largest population and covers almost 86% of the total land area of UAE. The office of the president of UAE is located here. There are many oil companies and this city is also the place where the federal cabinet and many foreign embassies are located. It is not only the titular

capital but also the cultural capital of UAE. The ruling family of the country has their home in Abu Dhabi. As a result the traditional values of the place are very rich and the city has developed quite rapidly. There are many more things in Abu Dhabi like the F1 circuit, the Grand Mosque, emirates palace and the cornice. Post tour will start our road trip towards Oman via NizwaYou will arrive in Nizwa after 5 hours drive via Al Ain Border. It is cultural capital of Oman. Post that You will drop at Hotel in Nizwa

DAY 4 : Nizwa Fort – Jebal Shams 

Itinerary : Pick up time 8.00 a.m. After check out of your hotel your 1st stop will be Grand mosque. Post that will start your fascinating round trip where you will experience the history and culture of Oman. Your first stop will be at the spectacular Nizwa Fort with its massive Circular Cannon Tower, one of the most impressive forts in Oman. You will also visit the Nizwa traditional Souq.  The Souq is a lively place and an ideal location to purchase handicrafts and souvenirs. After a little bartering in the Souq it will be time to begin the journey to Jebel Shams. Oman’s highest peak at 3000 meters, is often hailed as the Sultanate’s own version of the Grand Canyon. You will enjoy an overnight stay at hotel in Jebel Shams . 

DAY 5 : JabreenWahiba Sands 

Itinerary : After breakfast at Jebel Shams resort, we continue our journey and your first stop will be Jabreen Castle.  This castle is the most beautiful historic castle in the whole of Oman. Post Lunch You will continue your journey to Wahiba Sands. In the heart of the golden sands of Sharqiyah Desert nestled among stunning and ever changing patterns of sand dunes, is the Arabian Oryx camp.  Here you will find a luxurious Bedouin style air conditioned tent with a private Bathroom, also offering a selection of free luxury toiletries. After settling into the camp you will be offered the amazing experience of dune bashing, here your driver will show you his sand dune-driving skills with an adrenaline-fueled 4WD safari across 150-metre dunes with a spectacular view of the sunset. Followed by delicious Arabic Cuisine along with live entertainment whilst you sit under a starry sky around a Camp Fire this truly is a once in a lifetime experience

DAY 6 : Wadi Bani Khalid – Ras Al Jinz 

Itinerary : After an early breakfast at the desert camp, you will depart on an exciting 4wd journey through the desert and visit the local bedouin house and have Omani Coffee. You will enjoy their traditional ways of hospitality.  Our next stop will be Wadi Bani Khalid, one of Oman’s most beautiful wadis. The wadi has clear deep blue water and counts among the few wadis of Oman that hold water all year round. From the mountain springs, the water is led to the oasis where it sustains the typical date palms. The pretty villages of Wadi Bani Khalid cling precariously to the rugged mountainside. After lunch you will travel to the traditional city of ‘Sur’ and check in at hotel in Ras al Hadd. You will have time to relax at the hotel. Dinner will be served at 7:30 before a drive to Ras Al Jinz to see the turtles at around 9:00 pm. Whilst we are very successful in sighting turtles, there is no guarantees as it is a natural phenomenon. You will finish the tour at 11:00pm and travel back to the resort for an overnight.

DAY 7 : Wadi Shab – Sink hole – Muscat 

Itinerary : After breakfast at the Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve, we depart at 8:30am to drive toward the direction of Quriyat Region.  Wadi is possibly the most spectacular wadi in Oman. You have to witness it to believe the captivating beauty of the area.  Upon arrival at Wadi Shab you will transfer to a small fishing boat to be taken across the wadi to enable you to start your journey.  The word breathtaking hardly does it justice.  You will walk through the amazing canyon, until you arrive at the wadi which leads to the Keyhole.  Here you can relax; take a dip in the pools. You will have the opportunity to swim through a pool of crystal clear water and dive through a narrow keyhole, inside you will find a magnificent cave, complete with an incredible waterfall. The walk back to the boat provides you with some stunning photographic scenery.  Next you will have a short visit to Wadi Tiwi and will stop for lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch you will travel through the mountainous landscape arriving at the dramatic Bimmah Sinkhole. Your tour will allow time for you to swim in the clear sparkling waters. Once you are refreshed you will head back to Muscat City. 

DAY 8 : Haf Day City Tour – Departure 

Itinerary : Pick up 8.30 a.m.  Your city tour begins with a visit to the beautiful Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the Middle East, the only mosque open to non-Muslims and expatriates in Oman. Following this you will travel along the picturesque Muttrah Corniche and visit Muttrah Souq which retains the chaotic interest of a traditional Arab market albeit housed under modern timber roofing. Whilst strolling through Muttrah Souq you will have the chance to buy Omani specialties like Frankincense, Omani daggers (Khanjar),and also you will have the chance to barter for beautiful silver handicrafts and scarves. You will also be able to enjoy a moment along the corniche admiring the various cruise ships on the water at Mina Al Sultan Qaboos Port. After lunch you will visit Bait Al Zubair Museum.  Whe you leave the Museum tour you will be satisfied with the wealth of information you have learnt about the country’s structure, tradition and heritage. You will then have a photo stop at the official residence of his Majesty the Al Alam Palace, which is flanked by the 16th century Portuguese forts of Mirani and Jalali. From the Palace, you will proceed to Muscat airport for departure.