The tour JEWELS OF OMAN will take you beyond beauty with its majestic forts, splendid desert sand dunes, rugged mountain ranges, glimmering beaches, Arabian sea and all of what is perfect to clear your mind and renew your spirit in one of the pearls of the middle east. The splendid country is calling you to discover the combination of history and culture where you will visit the fort of Nizwa, wander the desert of Wahiba Sands, meet the locals and enjoy Wadi Shab.

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The tour JEWELS OF OMAN will take you beyond beauty with its majestic forts, splendid desert sand dunes, rugged mountain ranges, glimmering beaches, Arabian sea and all of what is perfect to clear your mind and renew your spirit in one of the pearls of the middle east. The splendid country is calling you to discover the combination of history and culture where you will visit the fort of Nizwa, wander the desert of Wahiba Sands, meet the locals and enjoy Wadi Shab.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

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  • All Inclusive Tour.  – Hotels / Transport / Guides / Monument Fees.
  • Visit the Sheltered Lagoons in Sur to witness the perfect picture of Turtles laying eggs at night.
  • Spend a night in the desert giving you a memorable experience in the Wahiba Sands
  • Explore the Wadi Bani Khalid one of the most picturesque wadis of Oman
  • Witness the highest peak of Oman the SUN MOUNTAINS to take the breath taking view of the grand canyon

Trip summary

  • Travel style Tailor-made travel
  • Departure Muscat
  • End Muscat
  • Countries
    • Oman
  • City
    • Muscat
    • Ras Al Hadd
    • Sharqiya Sands
    • Nizwa
    • Jabal Shams
  • Theme Adventure and trekking
  • Accommodation Superior
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our highest standards

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Arrival At Muscat
    Day 1 Transfer by car
    You will arrive at the Muscat International Airport. Upon your arrival you proceed straight to the immigration. Immigration & customs are quick and simple. Upon arrival at the general arrival lounge you will be met by our MTA representative who will assist you to the comforts of our vehicle to drive you the hotel. Overnight at Hotel Muscat.
     
    Inclusions : Accommodation, Transport, Local Assistance
    Visited places:
    • Muscat
  • 2
    Muscat – Wadi Shab - Ras-al-hadd
    Day 2
    After breakfast, your guide will pick you up at your hotel and take you for an incredible journey.
    Start the tour by going towards Bimah sinkhole, a spectacular limestone crater with inviting blue-green water, concrete steps lead down the side making swimming possible. You will then stop at Wadi Shab which means a “wadi between the cliffs”, enjoy a walk through the wadi, walking shoes are strongly recommended. Going up the wadi you will soon see pools appearing before you and you may also enjoy a refreshing swim in those pools… enter Wadi Tiwi with its green pools and lush plantations.
    We head onto Qalhat famous for its history of exports and imports of spices from India. Looking over at Qalhat is the Bibi Mariam Tomb (closed for archeological searches).
    Your next stop will be in Sur, another town famous for its trading and Dhow Building Yard. the sheltered lagoon is a perfect picture where the turtles come to lay their eggs at night and this experience is a memorable one.
    Overnight at Ras al Hadd.
     
    Inclusions : Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Tourist Guide, Entrance fees
    Highlights : Bimah sinkhole, Wadi Shab, Qalhat ,Dhow Building Yard
    Visited places:
    • Muscat
    • Ras Al Hadd
  • 3
    Jalaan Bani Bu Ali - Wahiba Sands
    Day 3
    After breakfast, you will start by a drive to the Desert via Asellah, following the scenic rocky coastline, to visit the old Mosque in Jalan Bani Bu Ali, Al Hamooda Mosque, that was build in 11th Century.
    Continue towards Wahiba sands, with its golden sand dunes. Meet a Bedouin family, do some dune bashing which consists in going up and down the dunes like a roller coaster with your 4x4. Enjoy the tranquility of the desert. The night in the desert will be a memorable one.
    Night at Wahiba Sands.
     
    Inclusions : Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Tourist Guide, Entrance fees
    Highlights : Al Hamooda Mosque, Wahiba sands
    Visited places:
    • Ras Al Hadd
    • Sharqiya Sands
  • 4
    Wadi Bani Khalid–Ibra- Nizwa
    Day 4
    After breakfast, you will leave behind you this beautiful desert and continue your journey to Wadi Bani Khalid, one of the most picturesque wadis in Oman.
    Take a plunge in the crystal clear waters of the wadi, perfect spot to take memorable pictures of Green pools and waterfalls. On your way to Nizwa, Nizwa was once the capital of Oman, go through the traditional and craft Souk, before visiting the Fort with its large circular tower. The breathtaking view from the tower will show you how big the plantation is.
    Overnight in hotel in Nizwa.
     
    Inclusions : Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Tourist Guide, Entrance fees
    Highlights : Wadi Bani Khalid, Nizwa
    Visited places:
    • Sharqiya Sands
    • Nizwa
  • 5
    Bahla–Wadi Nakhr – Jabal Shams
    Day 5
    Your journey starts with a visit of Bahla, a charming little town surrounded by an old 12 km long wall; visit the place where they make pottery and also the old Fort of Bahla, one of the oldest in Oman. It is UNESCO Heritage site.
    Travel to Jebel Shams but before going up the mountain there is an interesting wadi, Wadi Nakhr, a narrow canyon. It is a stunning beautiful place, and is geologically spectacular, being one of the deepest canyons on the planet. Go deep inside to visit the village where the main activity is weaving.
    Your journey then continues to the top of Jebel Shams, “Sun Mountain”, Oman’s highest peak, 3009 m get a spectacular view of the “Grand Canyon”. The stunning landscape will enchant you before heading down the mountain to return to Muscat. Overnight at Hotel in Muscat.
     
    Inclusions : Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Tourist Guide, Entrance fees
    Highlights : Old Fort of Bahla, Sun Mountain
    Visited places:
    • Nizwa
    • Jabal Shams
  • 6
    Departure Transfer
    Day 6 Transfer by car
    Departure transfers to Airport to connect the flight back home.
     
    Inclusions : Breakfast, Transfer
    Visited places:
    • Jabal Shams
    • Muscat
  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes
    • Accommodation in pre-selected hotels on CPAI basis
    • Return airport transfer from Muscat International Airport to hotel (both way) 
    • Entrance fees to monuments, local permits and visits according to the program.
    • Dinner on day 02 & Day 03 at the hotel 
    • All the sightseeing as per mentioned itinerary 
    • All tours & sightseeing with 4X4 wheel drive & mini van 
    • Complimentary water during the Tour 
    • Turtle watching reservation charges, Museum & fort Tickets 
    • Applicable Taxes & Service charge

     

    Price does not include
    • Any air fare 
    • VISA charges. 
    • All meals other than mentioned. 
    • All expenses of personal in nature. 
    • Anything which is not specifically mentioned in inclusions part