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Muscat & Wadi Shab – 2 Days Oman tour

Day 1   : Muscat city Tour

Itinerary : Pick up 8.00 a.m. The city tour begins with a visit to the beautiful Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. This is one of the largest mosques in the Middle East, and the only mosque open to non-Muslims and expatriate in Oman. Later we drive 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. You will stroll through the Souq, where you will have the chance to buy Omani specialties like Frankincense, Omani daggers. You can also try your hand at bargaining for beautiful silver handicrafts and scarves. Your guide will be on hand to help you reach the best price. 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. You will then visit Bait Al Zubair Museum. The Museum tour will provide you with a wealth of information about the country’s structure, tradition and heritage. Then it will be time to have a photo stop at the official residence of his Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, The Al Alam Palace, which is flanked by the 16th century Portuguese forts of Mirani and Jalali. From the Palace, you will travel to the majestic view point of Gulf of Oman for a photo stop in the Qantab region. Then head back to the Hotel.

Day 2   : Wadi Shab 

Itinerary : Pick up time 8.30 a.m. You will be picked up from your hotel by your tour guide in an air conditioned vehicle. The journey to Wadi Shad is around 2 hours.  You will pass through many beautiful Omani villages and see the rugged landscape of the country and witness the amazing coast line of Oman. Wadi Shab is possibly the most spectacular wadi in Oman. 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. 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. Lunch will be served en route.

Recommendations :  Walking shoes or trainers, definitely not flip flops  as the terrain is undulating.

Inclusion :

  • Transportation and tour fee throughout the trip.
  • Accommodation of overnight stay with breakfast.
  • Services of English speaking tour guide throughout the trip.
  • Lunch for 2 days.
  • Dinner for 1 Night.
  • Entrance fee for different destinations as per the program.
  • Daily bottled mineral water on board.

Exclusions:

  • Any item of personal nature.
  • Tips.
  • Anything else other than itinerary.