Oman 07 Days Cultural Tour
Muscat Airport, Oman - Muscat International Airport, Muscat, Oman, Oman
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Oman

Details

7 Days | 6 Nights

Tour Type: Private
Runs: Everyday
Accommodation: 5* Hotel, 4* Hotel, 3* Hotel
Minimum Age: 18

Tour Description


Best for travelers looking for a trip to Oman that will take you to Muscat city, Oman's vibrant capital city. Visit the Nakhl Fort, the famous Nizwa Fort, the Bahla Fort, and the Jabrin Castle. Get thrilled to see the beautiful terrain of Oman and stop by at the Al Hamra Village, take a 4WD ride at the Wahiba Sands desert, and get refreshed at the Wadi Bani Khalid before wrapping up your one-week tour.

Highlights

  • See the capital city of Oman, Muscat and enjoy the mix of heritage and modernity
  • Discover the impressive forts of Oman
  • Visit Oman's remarkable landscapes, wadis and desert

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.


Sheraton Hotel or similar

Day 2: Morning at Leisure – Al Alam Palace – Mirani & Jalali – Muscat Hotel    

Breakfast. Morning at leisure. 15:00 drive through the elegant residential Shatti Al Qurum Area. Continue for a photo stop of the magnificent Al Alam Palace, the residence of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos flanked by the 16th-century Portuguese forts, Mirani & Jalali. Visit the Bait Al Baranda a new interactive museum. Also, stop at the colorful Muttrah Souq. Return to your hotel in Muscat, and overnight.


Sheraton Hotel or similar
Breakfast

Day 3: Grand Mosque – Seeb Fish Market – Nakhl Fort – Mussanah Hotel    

08:30 check-out hotel and our tour starts with a visit to the impressing Grand Mosque. Proceed to the Seeb Fish Market to observe part of the local life in the capital. Later drive about 130 km to Nakhl springs and enjoy a walk through the village with its date palms and Falaj system, the traditional water channels. At the springs one can observe the local folk. Visit the popular Nakhl Fort perched on a rocky outcrop surrounded by palm tree orchards. Transfer to your hotel in Mussanah and overnight.


Millenium Resort Mussanah or similar
Breakfast

Day 4: Perfumery – Nizwa Fort – Nizwa Hotel    

08:30 drive in the direction of Nizwa visiting en route the Amouage Perfumery. Oman has a tradition of perfume-making and you get her an idea how perfume is created. Passing by the village Birkat Al Mauz we reach Nizwa. Check-in at Falaj Daris Nizwa Hotel. 15:00 depart the hotel to see the main attraction, the Round Tower Fort built in the 17th century. Explore the village and the neighbouring Souq, popular for its intricately hand-carved" khanjars" (daggers) and ornamental silver jewellery. Transfer to your hotel in Nizwa and overnight.


Falaj Daris Hotel Nizwa or similar
Breakfast

Day 5: Bahla Fort – Jabrin Castle – Al Hamra Village – Muscat Hotel    

08:00 check-out and head for a photo stop at the Bahla Fort which has been declared a World Heritage site. Jabrin, the finest of Oman's castles built in the late 17th century, became a seat of Omani learning. The castle displays the highest achievement in Omani ceiling painting & beautifully executed woodcarvings. Proceed to the charming Al Hamra village positioned on the slopes of the mountains. Visit here the Bait Safah Museum imitating the traditional Omani lifestyle. From here drive around 2 hours back to Muscat with a stop at the village of Tanuf. Transfer to your hotel in Muscat and overnight.


Sheraton Hotel or similar
Breakfast

Day 6: Muscat Hotel - Wahiba Sands – Wadi Bani Khalid – Muscat Hotel    

08:00 depart by 4WD vehicles to the Wahiba Sands, a vast mass of undulating red and white sea of sand and dunes rising up to 200 meters are also host to a variety of flora and fauna. The ever-changing patterns of the dunes are a photographer's delight. Visit a Bedouin house in this wilderness. In stark contrast to this is Wadi Bani Khalid. It comprises small pretty villages embedded in the mountains. The Wadi has clear deep blue water. Enjoy a picnic lunch here. Return to your hotel and overnight stay in Muscat.


Sheraton Hotel or similar
Breakfast & Lunch

Day 7: Muscat Hotel – Muscat Airport    

Breakfast. 12:00 latest check-out from room. Transfer to the Muscat International Airport for your flight back home.


Breakfast

Inclusions


  • 6 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast
  • 1 airport transfer on arrival
  • 1 airport transfer on departure
  • Transportation in saloon car for 1-3 persons & 4WD for 4 persons
  • Entrance fees to mentioned sites
  • Bottled water in vehicle
  • Service charge and taxes

Exclusions


  •  Any international or domestic flight 
  •  Entry visa to Oman (if applicable) 
  •  Travel Insurance 
  •  Meals and beverage not stated 
  •  Tips to the driver or guides 
  •  Any private expenses 
  •  Compulsory Christmas and New Year’s gala dinner 

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 is 15:00 – check-out time at hotels 12:00.
- Dress Code: light clothes covering arms and legs; women need to cover their hair when visiting a mosque.
- We highly recommended to bring comfortable walking shoes, sunblock, sunglasses, a hat, and mosquito repellent.
- Opening Hours of Grand Mosque Sultan Qaboos in Muscat: Sat – Thu 08:30-11:00, Fri closed.
- Falaj Daris Hotel Nizwa: Meal rates are subject to increase without prior notice during Eid, Christmas, New Year, and Valentine’s Day.

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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