Luxury Holiday in Oman

  • Day 1: Muscat Governorate

    Arrival at Muscat International Airport

    Meet and Assist upon arrival with our English Speaking airport representative, guest will be transfer to the hotel.  Check in the hotel.

    * Overnight at Muscat Hotel

  • Day 2: Desert Trip (B, D)

    Breakfast at the hotel and check out.

    Today, guest will pick up from the hotel and drive to Nizwa, tourist site par excellence and the first capital of the Sultanate of Oman in the sixth and seventh centuries. Nizwa has managed to retain its charm through the centuries with its strong and its guard tower that protects the city against invaders. This is the land of Imam Ibn Al Julanda first democratically appointed imam in the seventh century. Visit the fort surrounded by palm trees. This fort built in the seventeenth century by Imam Sultan Bin Saif Al Ya'ruba. Nizwa Souq is the city, famous for its handicrafts and agricultural products, has an expansive souq with an array of products. The souq bustles with vendors selling everything from meat, fish, fruits and Nizwa is renowned for its silver jewelry which is considered to be the best in the country. Its people are masters in Khanjar making (curved dagger), recognized for its distinctive style and patterns. They also make copper ware, coffee pots, swords, leather goods and pottery.

    We will continue our drive to Wahiba Sand. (Dune bashing, enjoying the sun set view and Will visit Bedouin Family will have Traditional Omani coffee & Dates with them) The Wahiba Sands or Ramlat al-Wahiba (also called Sharqiya Sands) is a region of desert in Oman. The region is named for the Wahiba tribe. The area is defined by a boundary of 180 kilometers (110 mi) north to south and 80 kilometers (50 mi) east to west, with an area of 12,500 square kilometers (4,800 sq mi). The desert has been of scientific interest since a 1986 expedition by the royal geographical society documented the diversity of the terrain, the flora and fauna, noting 16,000 invertebrates as well as 200 species of other wildlife, including avifauna. They also documented 150 species of native flora. Dinner at the camp.

    * Overnight at Wahiba Sand Camp

  • Day 3: Explore the Wadi Bani Khalid (B, D)

    Breakfast at the hotel

    Guest will pick up from the hotel and drive to Wadi Bani Khalid, for an easy walk along the riverbed with ample time to cool down in the crystal clear waters of the rock pools. It is the best-known wadi of the Sharqiyah region. Its stream mountains a constant flow of water throughout the year. Large pools of water and boulders are scattered along the course of the wadi. As a geographical area, Wadi Bani Khalid covers a large swathe of low land and mountains. Caves form some of the interesting features of this wadi. These include Kahf Maqal which is one of the Sultanate's underground chambers. Springs of water are also common in this wadi. After the tour back to camp, guest will ride a camel inside the camp. Dinner at the camp.

    * Overnight at Wahiba Sand Camp

  • Day 4: Coastal Road (B)

    Breakfast and Check out from the hotel.

    Guest will pick up from the hotel and drive to costal raod to visit Sur; it is an ideal location in the northeast province of Sharquia and is a seafaring town, a fishing village and a trading port all in one. The highlight of the town is the dhow builder’s yard on the coast just beyond the town. Sur started trading activities with the African coast as early as the 16th century A.D. a drive through its labyrinthine streets reveals many fine old houses with caved doors, arabesque windows and other intricate details.  Continue our drive to visit Wadi Tiwi.It is spread over an area of 36 kilometers (22.37 miles) at the foot of the mountain village of Mibam. It is a fertile wadi that meanders through a number of agricultural villages which grow dates and bananas overlooking the majestic mountains. You can also see the valley below, and the azure waters of the sea from some elevated locations.

    Next stop will be Wadi Shab;Wadi Shab literally means ‘Ravine between the cliffs’. The green pools and abundant shade give Wadishab an almost ethereal aura. (Photo Stop Only)Our last stop will be Bimmah Sink Hole, it is a spectacular limestone crater created many years ago by a collapsing mountain and filled with blue-green sea water – a real wonder of nature that is definitely worth a look. After the tour back to Muscat, check in the hotel.

    * Overnight at Muscat Hotel

  • Day 5: Muscat City Tour (B)

    Breakfast at the hotel

    Guest will pick up from the hotel and start their Muscat City Tour by visiting Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque (Masjid), one of the most beautiful architectural piece of work. The mosque was built over a period of 6 years from 1995 to 2001. The main chandelier is made of pure Swarovski crystal and the carpet adorning the large prayer hall was woven by experts, made out of pure Persian silk. The mosque (Masjid) exterior is constructed with quality Rajasthani sandstone andthe main halls as well as the small prayer rooms are adorned with the finest Italian Marble. The Mosque (Masjid) is surrounded by 5 minarets, each of which symbolizes the holy five vows taken by every devout Muslim to reinforce his faith in the Almighty. We will proceed to Old Muscat.

    We then drive via the waterfront corniche and visit the MuttrahSouq, one of the most popular souqs in the Middle East. Take a walk in its labyrinthine alleyways beckoning with a myriad of merchandise, from imported fabrics to exotic Oriental spices, perfumes and richly handcrafted Artifacts. A visit to this frenetic, pulsating hub of Muscat’s old quarter makes for a delightful experience. Next, guest will be taken for a visit to the magnificent Al Alam Palace, the official residence of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said the ruler of Oman. The palace is an architectural marvel for both its design and its location between the twin Portuguese forts Mirani and Jalali (A brief photograph stop from outside only). Any one of the Muscat Museum, after the tour, back to hotel

    * Overnight at Muscat Hotel   

  • Day 6: Leisure (B)

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Day at leisure

    * Overnight at Muscat Hotel   

  • Day 7: Leisure (B)

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Day at leisure

    * Overnight at Muscat Hotel   

  • Day 8: Leisure (B)

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Day at leisure            

    * Overnight at Muscat Hotel   

  • Day 9: Leisure (B)

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Day at leisure            

    * Overnight at Muscat Hotel   

  • Day 10: Leisure (B)

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Day at leisure            

    * Overnight at Muscat Hotel   

  • Day 11: Departure (B)

    Breakfast at the hotel and checkout from the hotel

    Departure transfer to Muscat International Airport