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Country: Oman
City: Muscat, Salalah & Khasab
Duration: 14 Day(s) - 13 Night(s)
Tour Category: Classic Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

Day 1 – 29  - Arrival in Muscat

Arrival at Muscat International Airport and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight stay at Centara hotel or similar, Muscat

 

Day 2 – Muscat city tour

Breakfast at the hotel. Undertake Half a day Muscat City Tour. The tour includes a visit to the Grand Mosque where you can see the second largest handmade carpet in the world. Later, we visit the modern Muscat as well as parts of old Muscat. Visit of Bait Zubair museum or New Muscat Museum; a private museum with a rare historic collection or the New National Museum. Stops at Al-Alam palace, 16th century built Mirani and Jalali forts and the famous Muttrah Souq.

Overnight stay at Centara hotel or similar, Muscat

 

Day 3 – Muscat – Qyrayat – Tiwi – Sur – Ras Al Jinz

Breakfast at the hotel. Start the countryside tour. Proceed to Sur via the scenic and rugged coastal route. This route offers breathtaking glimpses of the blue waters of the Gulf of Oman offset by pristine white beaches. After we pass the fisherman village of Quriyat, we will stop at the Bima Sinkhole, a spectacular limestone crater with blue green water at the bottom. The next stop is at Fins Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Oman. Then we drive ahead to Wadi Tiwi. The road to Tiwi winds between traditional houses. The sight is remarkable with its lush green palm tree plantations with water flowing all the year. Continue to Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve and check in. After the dinner, join a tour to see the famous Green turtles nestling on the beach.

 

Overnight stay at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve or similar hotel.

 

Day 4 – Ras Al Jinz -Wahiba Sands

After breakfast, start todays tour by visiting a Dhow building factory in Sur. Thereafter continue to Wadi Bani Khalid – a beautiful oasis spot in the middle of the barren and dry mountains. Swimming the most beautiful Wadi is one of the interesting activities. Later, we move to Wahiba Sands. A breathtaking tour through the sand dunes, where we also have the chance to visit Bedouin families and have a coffee with them. Evening a dune bashing tour and enjoy the sunset. Dinner and overnight stay at one of the traditional desert camps, where guests can also book optional activities like camel riding.

Overnight stay at Sama Al Wasil Desert Camp or similar camp.

 

Day 5 –  Wahiba Sands – Jabal Al Akhdar - Nizwa

Breakfast at the camp and adventures drive out of the sand dunes. Then we move from the Al Sharqiah Region (East Region ) to the Al Dakhlyah Region, the interior part of the country. We continue to visit the “Green Mountain”, Jabal Al Akhdar, where you can see the growing of different kinds of fruits and trees. Jebel Al Akhdar is also the home of the famous Omani rose water. Later proced back to Nizwa.

Overnight stay at Al Diyar Hotel in Nizwa or similar hotel

 

Day 6 – Nizwa – Al Hamra – Jabal Shams

After breakfast, proceed to Al Hamra & Misfat Al Arbyeen which is famous for the unique way of growing and planting trees on the dried mountains. Later, continue to Jabal Shams see the life style on the mountain that is more than 3000 meters above the sea level.

Overnight stay at Jabal Shams Resort or similar hotel

 

Day 7 – Nizwa – Al Hoota Caves- Muscat

After breakfast, we visit Friday Cattle Market and lively Souq in Nizwa (a local Market place) where you can find potteries, silver & gold jewelries etc.  After the Souq, we will visit Nizwa Fort, which is one of the most beautiful Forts in Oman. Later, continue to Al Hoota caves. Thereafter, proceed back to Muscat & drop off at the hotel.

Overnight stay at Centara Hotel or similar in Muscat.

 

Day 8 – Muscat - Salalah

Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to airport for the flight to Salalah. Upon arrival, undertake city tour in Salalah covering Al Baleed Museum, Plantations, Traditional Souq, Sultan Qaboos Mosque outside visit and a visit to Al Baleed Archeological park

Overnight stay at Millennium Resort or similar Salalah

 

Day 9 – Salalah – East & West Salalah

After breakfast, undertake full day East & West Salalah tour. Start 8:30am to drive towards east. On the way to Taqa, you will pass by the Royal Farm and Marmura Palace the village is known for Dried Sardines, traditional & old  Dhofari Houses. A very interesting castle can be seen here in this spot the former official residence of the Waliâ (Governor) of the region & obtain a glimpse into the rich history of the. To the East of Taqa lies the ruin of Sumhurum (Khor Rori), The city was the easternmost outpost of the Hadramawt Kingdom on the ancient incense route between the Mediterranean Sea, Persian Gulf and India. Khor Rori was an important port on the coast of Dhofar, and one of the major trading cities with frankincense, believed to have been the hub & harbour for the shipping of Frankincense. Post this we depart to take the way across the Qara mountains where the beauty of Dhofar mountains Manifested. Herds of Camels & Cattle are a common sight which gives a scenic view of a traditional Dhofari rural beauty. At Jobs tomb a reputed final resting place of the Islamic prophet, Experience the legendary story of Prophet Job and his devoutness. Unparalleled Vistas of the Al Garbib Plain can be seen. Continue towards Mughsayl where the white sand touches the deep blue of the ocean.

Overnight stay at Millennium Resort or similar, Salalah

 

Day 10 – Salalah - Leisure

Breakfast at the hotel and stay at leisure until check out time and transfer to Salalah beach resort. Resort of the day at leisure.

Overnight stay at Salalah Beach Resort, Salalah

 

Day 11 – Salalah - Muscat – Khasab

Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to airport for the flight to Khasab via Muscat. Upon arrival transfer to hotel in Muscat.

Overnight stay at Atana Hotel Khasab

 

Day 12 – Full day cruise

After breakfast, embark for Full day cruise to Khor Sham (Sharing) Join our Full-day Khasab dhow cruise to explore the historical Telegraph Island and view of breath-taking Musandam Fjords. On reaching the Dhow boarding point at Khasab, you embark to a cruise in a traditional Omani Dhow. Sail in the azure waters witnessing the stunning Fjords, Go cruising into the fjords and discover the neighboring fishing villages. Snorkeling and swimming in the clear waters are exciting and watch jumping dolphins on your way. Fishing villages like Nadifi, Qanah, Maqlab, Sham and Seebi, in the backdrop picturesque mountains with   serene remote white sand beaches. Dolphin is natural phenomenon during the cruise and you will be impressed with their hopping, Naturally!!! In the historical Telegraphic Island we anchor you for snorkeling and swimming activities. You will be overwhelmed to see yourselves in a natural aquarium. Proceed to Seebi Island, unwind and rejunivunate with yourselves. To add to your appetite enjoy a delicious traditional lunch with the choice of the day. Coffee, Tea, Light Refreshments, Fresh Fruits, Soft Drinks are served throughout the cruise. Return back to the disembarkation point with Moments in Time. At the end, transfer back to the hotel.

Tour Highlights

  • Full Day Dhow Cruise     
  • Sail among Fjords
  • Dolphin watching
  • Telegraphic Island Visit
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Discover the Fishing Villages
  • Seebi Island Visit
  • Soft Drinks & Water
  • Fresh Fruits
  • Buffet Lunch
  • Tea & Coffee
  • Snorkeling Kits
  • Life Jacket
  • Towels
  • Dhow has the facility for toilet and dress changing room

Overnight at at Atana Hotel Khasab

 

Day 13 – Half a day Mountain Safari

Breakfast at the hotel and start 4WD tour through the impressive mountains of Musandam --Jebel Al Harim (highest mountain peak in the region) by 4 Wheel Drive adventure to Jebel Harim, translated as the mountain of women, the highest peak of the Musandam Peninsula at 2,087 meters above sea level, where you will enjoy views of the Hajar Mountains. Along the way you will be able to observe fossils dating back several million years. Also we will visit the Bedouin village of Sayh, situated at 1100 meters above sea level. This is a small and peaceful village where one can cherish the beauty of Musandam on the plateau of the mountain.

Overnight at at Atana Hotel Khasab

 

Day 14 – Khasab – Muscat - Departure

Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to airport for the flight back to Muscat to connect departure flight

End of the service.

Tour Includes:

  • Return airport transfers in Muscat , Salalah & Khasab
  • Accommodation at the mentioned hotels or similar with one sharing one double room
  • Daily breakfast 
  • Dinner Desert Camp & Jabal Shams resort
  • Round tour by air conditioned vehicle with an English speaking tour guide
  • Return Air tickets to Salalah & Khasab on Economy class
  • Water and soft drinks on board during tours

 

Tour Excludes

 

  • International airtickets
  • Visa fees
  • Lunch & dinner unless mentioned above
  • Entry fees to any of the attractions in the programme
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