Pack your bags and embark on this once in a lifetime journey to the very heart of Oman. Combining thrilling off-road experiences with meaningful learning opportunities, this package really lets you dive into the roots of what makes Oman so special.
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.
In the morning your guide will come to collect you at the hotel lobby to take you into the heart of the country. You will start by exploring the East Coast, where you will jump into the Bimmah Sinkhole, hike and swim in the exciting Wadi Shab, visit the Dhow Factory in Sur, and finish the day off with an incredible, once-in-a-lifetime encounter with the Green Sea Turtles.
After a day by the sea, its time to venture into the famous Wahiba Sands. In preparation for the dryness of the desert, we first bring you to Wadi Bani Khalid, where you can relax and swim in cool and quiet pools. Afterwards, your guide will bring you on the exciting off-road journey that leads to the desert camp where you will spend the night.
After the breathtaking wilderness of the last few days we take you to the interior of the country to soak up the rich cultural heritage of Oman. Explore the fort that dominates the center of Nizwa, with its impressive keep and intriguing museum, before visiting the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bahla fort, and finally the elegant Jabreen Castle.
On this day you will explore the exquisite Jabal Ahkdar. You will start the day with a stop at the village of Birkat Al Mawz with its world renowned traditional irrigation system, before going up through the spectacular Wadi Muyadin to the Sayq Plateau. There you will visit the terraced villages of Al Aqor and Al Ayn and explore Wadi Bani Habib.
This day is dedicated to Jebel Shams, the tallest mountain in Oman at 3009 meters. On the way there you will visit old mudbrick town of Al Hamra and the mountain oasis village of Misfat Al Abriyeen to learn about the traditional way of life in inner Oman. Afterwards you will venture into Wadi Nakr before going up to the Grand Canyon of Jebel Shams.
Drive through the colossal Hajar mountains through the pass in Wadi Bani Awf, providing you with a thrilling off-road adventure. In the canyon you will see the hidden village of billad sayt, nestled within the safety of the gorges. Once through the mountain pass you will visit the town of Nakhal before heading back to Muscat for the night.
Enjoy a day at your leisure! We recommend the following activities:
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!