Classic Oman

  • Muscat - Wahiba sands - Muscat beaches

    Experience some of Oman's most fascinating sights in this 9 day tour which starts in the enthralling city of Muscat. Spend time driving the dunes in the Wahiba desert and enjoying the unique experience of sleeping at a desert camp underneath the stars. Finish the stay with a relaxing break on one of Muscat's beaches.

    Highlights

    • See the Grand Mosque in Muscat.
    • Spend nights under the stars in an authetic Bedouin desert camp at Wahiba Sands.
    • Visit a local Bedouin village.
    • See Nizwa's Round Tower Fort and Souk.
    • Relax on the beach.

    Rating

    £
  • Oman trip stopping in Muscat, Wahiba Sands and finishing at the beach.

    Day 1

    Upon arrival in Muscat you are met and transferred to your city hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

    Overnight: Muscat

    Day 2

    Muscat offers visitors a unique opportunity to witness a modern commercial centre existing in harmony with its traditional culture. Enjoy a guided visit to the impressive Grand Mosque as well as the Bait Al Zubair Museum which gives an introduction to Oman’s history and development. See the magnificent Al Alam Palace, and visit the bustling Muttrah souq.

    Overnight: Muscat

    Day 3

    Today you depart Muscat via the scenic and rugged coastal route towards the deserts of Wahiba Sands. You will drive past the fishing village of Quriyat and visit the picturesque Wadi Arabayeen and Bimah sinkhole enroute. Wahiba Sands is a vast mass of undulating red and White Sea of sand and dunes rising up to 200 metres, which are also host to a variety of flora and fauna. Arrive at your desert camp for an incredible sunset and dinner under the stars.

    Overnight: Wahiba Sands

    Day 4

    Activities at the camp include 4x4 dune driving, camel safaris, visiting a Bedouin village, or quad biking for the more adventurous. A visit to the scenic Wadi Bani Khalid with its deep blue pools of water fringed by date palms is highly recommended for a refreshing swim. Spend another night at camp.

    Overnight: Wahiba Sands

    Day 5

    Proceed to Nizwa visiting the Sinaw Souk en route. Upon arrival at Nizwa visit the Round Tower Fort and Nizwa Souk before returning to Muscat and your beach hotel.

    Overnight: Muscat

    Day 6-8

    Days at leisure on the beach.

    Overnight: Muscat

    Day 9

    Transfer to the airport for your return flight.


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Whether you want a desert adventure camping under the stars or a luxury beach stay - there are a wonderful variety of holidays on offer in Oman.
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