06 Days Adventure in Oman
Muscat International Airport, Muscat, Oman, Oman - Sur, Oman
Wahiba Sands in Oman

Details

6 Days | 5 Nights

Tour Type: Private
Runs: Everyday
Accommodation: 4* Hotels , Camp
Minimum Age: 18

Tour Description


This 6 days trip will take you on an adventure to traditional villages in Bilad Sayt and Al Hamra, explore the beautiful surroundings of Jabal al-Akhdar, discover the fortresses in Nizwa and Bahla and spend an overnight in the Wahiba Sands desert.

Highlights

  • See the amazing views from Al Hajar Mountains and visit traditional villages
  • Explore the great forts of Nizwa and Bahla
  • Spend a night in the desert Wahiba Sands

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Muscat Airport – Muscat Hotel    

Welcome to the Sultanate of Oman! Meet and transfer to your hotel in Muscat for your overnight stay.


Park Inn Hotel or similar

Day 2: Seeb Fish Market – Nakhl Springs – Bilad Sayt – Al Hamra    

08:00 check-out hotel and proceed to visit the Seeb fishing village and drive to the sparkling springs at Nakhl. Drive through the spectacular Wadi Bani Auf . This stretch of graded road is very adventurous & for the physically fit only as it involves steep bends and bumpy roads. Visit the charming mountain village of Bilad Sayt where one is awestruck by the beauty of the landscape. This 70 km stretch of road continues unto the village of Al Hamra famous for its date plantations. Dinner and overnight stay at Al Hamra.


The View or similar
Breakfast & Dinner

Day 3: Al Hamra - Misfah – Jebel Shams – Bahla Fort – Jabrin Palace – Al Hamra    

08:00 proceed to visit the village of Al Hamra well known for clay houses. Visit Misfat al Abriyeen (Misfah) a pretty mountain village with stone dwellings still in existence. Our next stop takes us to Wadi Nakher located in the depth of our deepest canyon. While heading for Jebel Shams stop at the terrace farming village of Wadi Ghul. In the Jebel Akhdar range Jebel Shams the highest peak offers a spectacular view. Proceed on to Bahla Fort, continue to Jabrin Palace where the visitor is able to capture the medieval atmosphere and view the beautiful handpainted ceilings and carved door frames. Dinner and overnight stay at The View.


The View or similar
Breakfast & Dinner

Day 4: Jabal Al Akhdar – Nizwa Hotel    

08:00 visit Nizwa Souq renowned for its Friday cattle auction, intricately hand-carved “Khanjars” (daggers) and ornamental silver jewellery. Drive to the pretty village of Birkat Al Mauz. Enjoy a walk through the lush green date plantations. We proceed to Wadi Al Madeen, where the entry permits have to be shown. From here a 36 km stretch of winding road takes one to Jebel Al Akhdar (2,000 m above sea level), the green jewel of the Al Hajjar mountain ranges, a truly unique spot in the Arabian Peninsula. Enjoy the cool climate up in the mountains. Al Jebel Al Akhdar is famed for its fruit orchards typically laid out terrace style along the slopes of mountains, which are endowed with natural springs and an irrigation system, called aflaj. One can view the beautiful rose gardens of the late Sultan Qaboos (entry not permitted ). The villages of Saiq, Wadi Bani Habib and Al Ain dot the landscape. The villages overlook a spectacular landscape of dramatic peaks, gorges and wadis. The roses of Jabal Al Akhdar fill the air with fragrance when in full bloom (March / April). Rose water is distilled in the homes of the villagers. Overnight at Nizwa hotel.


Golden Tulip Nizwa Hotel or similar
Breakfast

Day 5: Sinaw Market – Wadi Bani Khalid – Wahiba Sands Camp    

07:30 proceed to the Sinaw market which is a traditional old market where one can view trade in goats, guns and silver. Visit Wadi Bani Khalid one of Oman’s most spectacular wadis with its deep blue pools of water. From here we proceed to the Wahiba Sands. Visit a Bedouin family in the wilderness. Dinner and overnight at camp in Wahiba Sands.


1000 Nights Camp or similar
Breakfast & Dinner

Day 6: Wahiba Sands – Sur – Bimmah Sinkhole – Wadi Arbayeen – Muscat Hotel    

08:00 experience the thrills of dune driving before departing for Sur. Visit the traditional dhow factory. Stop at Fins beach for a swim. Our next stop is the Bimmah Sinkhole, a spectacular limestone crater with blue green water at the bottom. At Dibab take an adventurous offroad track to visit the Wadi Arbayeen, characterized by date palms and deep pools of water. Proceed to the village of Mazara to see the Wadi Dayqah Dam before returning to Muscat. Drop off at the hotel of your choice (accommodation not included) – our service ends.


Breakfast

Inclusions


  • 1 airport transfer on arrival.
  • Transportation in 4WD with English speaking chauffeur.
  • Entrance fees to mentioned sites.
  • Service charge and taxes.
  • Overnight stay in desert camp on HB basis
  • 4 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast
  • Dinner as mentioned

Exclusions


  •  Any international or domestic flight 
  •  Travel or health insurance 
  •  Visa to Oman (if applicable) 
  •  Tips to the drivers or guides 
  •  Any meals and beverages not stated in the inclusions 
  •  Any personal expenses 
  •  Others not mentioned in the inclusions 

Practical Info


- The price is calculated for this itinerary. Modified itineraries may result in higher costs.
- Any change in the number of passengers affects the quote.
- The driver/tour guide escorts according to the booked itinerary, he is not 24/7 at your disposal.
- Official check-in time at hotels 15:00 – check-out time at hotels 12:00.
- Dress Code: light clothes covering arms and legs; women need to cover the hair when visiting a mosque.
- Highly recommended to bring comfortable walking shoes, sunblock, sunglasses, hat and mosquito repellent.

How to Book this Tour


- After booking the tour with us online, one of our consultants will get in touch within 24 hours. You need to pay then a 25% deposit by credit card or by bank transfer. The full payment is due latest 15 days before the tour start.
- Cancellations or changes need to be sent in written form. Charges are as follows:
• 5% of the total price of the trip for cancellations from the date of booking until 41 days before departure.
• 50% of the total price of the trip for cancellations or changes made 40 to 15 days before departure.
• 100% of the total price of the trip for cancellations or changes made 14 to 01 days before departure or no show.
- For refunds, we do not cover transaction fees charged by credit card companies and banks.
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