For those with an unquenchable thirst for exploration, an expedition through Oman’s most spectacular regions is an absolute must. Truly connect with the country, with unbelievable Green Sea Turtle encounters, gentle walks through mountain rose gardens, and desert sunsets.
Marahaba and Welcome to Oman! The beauties and wonders of the Sultanate are waiting for you!
A driver will be waiting to collect you at Muscat International Airport when you arrive. They will take you to a hotel in Muscat City where you will spend the night.
Discover Muscat, the jewel of the Arabian Sea. Walk through the detailed and colourful halls of the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, sample the curiosities at Mutrah Souq, and explore the rare and fascinating artifacts of the Bait Al Zubair Museum. Finish the visit by stopping outside the vibrant Al Alam Palace in the Old City of Muscat.
This day is dedicated to Oman’s rich cultural heritage. Begin the day by visiting Nizwa Fort and its formidable circular keep. After visiting the fort and the nearby traditional market, your guide will take you to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bahla Fort. Finish off the day with a visit to Jabreen Castle to appreciate the finer side of Omani architecture.
Spend a day in the cool air of the mountains. On the way to Jebel Ahkdar, your guide will take you to the village of Birkat Al Mawz with its ingenious irrigation system. Afterwards, you will be taken up through Wadi Muyadin to the Sayq Plateau where the local people produce all manner of exotic fruits and vegetables on terraced farms.
No trip to Oman would be complete without an excursion into waves of red and white sand that are the Wahiba Sands. Before heading into the desert to watch the sunset, your guide will take you to Wadi Bani Khalid for a session of swimming and relaxation. The desert adventure is completed with a night under the desert sky.
Drive out of the desert in the morning and head to the coastal city of Sur. There you will visit the traditional boatyards where carpenters continue to produce boats using techniques that are hundreds of years old. In the afternoon you will check into a guesthouse in Sur before going for a night-time encounter with the majestic sea turtles at Ras Al Jinz.
In the morning head to the valley villages of Wadi Tiwi and admire their lush gardens. Before visiting Bimmah Sinkhole, your guide will bring you to Wadi Shab for some hiking and swimming. Be sure to explore the hidden cave with the waterfall at the end of the Wadi. At the end of the day, you will be brought back to Muscat for the night.
Masalama – Safe Travels!
We hope to see you again soon!
A driver will come to your hotel in Muscat to bring you to Muscat International Airport for your departing flight. Before you go, don’t forget to have a last snack on some tasty Omani dates!.