Arrival 0630am by Omanair from Milan or Frankfurt start your tour, depart Muscat to the Interior region first stop is Bahla has been placed in the list of UNESCO world heritage sites for its cultural antiquity. Bahla is also known as the POTTERY capital of Oman. A short drive from here lies Jabreen castle, one of the magnificent forts of Oman famous for its decorative paintings on the ceilings. Next we visit Al Hoota cave the largest in the Arabian peninsula, from here check in your hotel in Nizwa. Afternoon at leisure.
After breakfast drive to the interior via desert area, first stop Wadi Bani Khalid with its endless date palms and crystal clear pools, you may hike or swim in the inviting pools. Next visit the Wahiba sands desert also visit a Bedouin settlements. Overnight in a Desert Camp HB twin bed room.
After breakfast drive towards the east coast, we arrive in the Old East Africa Port of Sur, visit the show yard. Check in Sur hotel. After dinner visit the beach to observe the nesting habits of the Green Turtles. Overnight at Sur hotel twin bed room.
After breakfast drive to join the Eastern coast route first stop Wadi Shab, where you can take a hike up one of Oman's scenic wadis. At the end of the hike is a swim through a famous keyhole into the secluded world of thrilling fantasy. Further on is the white sandy beach in Fins village. Next stop Bimah Sinkhole, a geological feature and a scenic wonder. After a dayday of adventure we return to Muscat.
Duration 4 hours.
Meet your private guide at the hotel in Muscat, and then hop aboard your air-conditioned Car to discover the city’s delights. Pass the city’s imposing foreign embassy buildings while traveling to the Grand Mosque – an ornate place of worship that was given to the nation by the ruling Sultan Qaboos on the 30th year of his reign. Head inside to learn about the mosque’s Islamic architecture and marvel at the richly decadent interiors, complete with Persian carpets and gilded walls.
After exploring the mosque return to your minibus and travel to Muttrah, the quarter where most of Muscat’s top attractions are found. Visit Muttrah Fish Market, a colourfully chaotic Arabic market, and then stroll along the corniche, a scenic area lined with attractive mosques and latticed merchant houses.
Head inside Muttrah Souk and discover a dazzling selection of stalls hawking Omani handicrafts and silverware. Get tips for successful haggling, and then browse the market’s wares for keepsakes to take home. Step back inside your minibus and travel to Muscat Old Town to explore on foot. The handsome gated neighborhood is home to the diwan (ruler’s office) as well as several Portuguese fortresses. Pass two magnificent ones – Al-Jalali Fort and Al-Mirani Fort – and admire the opulence of Sultan’s Palace (Qasr Al Alam) – the palace of Sultan Qaboos.
Finally, visit Bait Al Zubair Museum to learn about Omani heritage and history, seeing an expansive display of traditional handicrafts, photos and other artifacts. Return to your hotel.
Morning transfer to airport.
Tour cost includes.
Accommodation on twin sharing room BB basis for 01 night at Nizwa hotel, 01 night at Desert camp and 01 night at Sur hotel.
Transportation in an air=conditioned luxury 4WD vehicle for 05 days.
Services of our English speaking guide cum driver.
All entrance fees.
NB: Carry light walking shoes for your tour.
Light cotton clothing is also recommended.