A Journey through the Ancient Infrastructure,Cultural Capital and Natural Jewels of Oman

Tour Number

Activity Level

409104


Categories

Local Experience, Other

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Arabic (fluent), English (conversational)

5 Days 4 Nights Private Guide Tour : Jebel Shams - Al Hamra-Nizwa - Wahiba- Wadi Bani Khalid-Sur-SinkHole- Muscat City


Day 1 : Airport pick up and proceed towards Jebel shams. Visit the stunning Grand Canyon of Oman. Drive down to Al Hamra, and into the old part of the village. Then visit Misfat al Abryeen. O/N at Hotel in Nizwa.
Day 2 : We will depart towards the cultural capital , Nizwa and visit Nizwa Fort & Souq. We will continue our drive to Wahiba Sands & enjoy a spectacular view of sunset from the top of the dunes after dune bashing. Omani flavored delicious buffet dinner will be served . O/N at Desert Camp.
Day 3 : We depart for Wadi Bani Khalid. Post this we we head for Sur and to dhow building factory . Check in hotel & head for turtle watching after dinner. O/N at hotel in Sur.
Day 4 : We depart for Wadi Arbyeen and experience some off road driving. Post this visit the spectacular Sinkhole. We will then head back to muscat and head for City tour is in the late evening. O/N at Hotel in Muscat.
Day 5: Check out from hotel & visit Grand Mosque. Airport Drop for departure flight.

Itinerary

Day 1:
- Departure for Jebel Shams
- Visit Grand Canyon
- Visit Al Hamra and Misfat Al Arbyeen
- Overnight at Hotel in Nizwa

Day 2 :
- Nizwa Fort and Traditional Souq
- Departure for Wahiba Sands
- Dune Bashing and Sunset Watching
- Dinner at Desert Camp
- Overnight at Desert Camp

Day 3:
- Departure from Desert Camp
- Visit to Wadi Bani Khalid
- Swimming at Wadi Bani Khalid
- Drive to Sur
- Visit Dhow Building Factory
- Turtle Watching in Ras Al Jinz/Hadd
- Overnight at Hotel in Sur

Day 4:
- Departure from Sur
- Visit Wadi Arbyeen
- Visit Bimmah Sink Hole
- Head to Muscat City
- Check in Hotel at Muscat
- Departure for evening city tour
- Overnight at Hotel in Muscat

Day 5:
- Checkout Hotel and depart for Grand Mosque
- Visit Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque(Only open between 8. 30Hrs and 11. 00Hrs)
- Drop at Airport for Departure flight

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at the Arrival lobby of the Muscat International Airport/Reception lobby of the hotel.. with a Paging board of your name and TBL Logo on it

End location: I will drop you at Muscat International Airport/Hotel.

Duration: 5 days

Variables that might affect the duration are weather, traffic, time of year etc.

Transportation

Private 4WD vehicle

What’s Included

Inclusion :
• Airport pickup and drop off.
• Private premium 4WD air conditioned vehicle for through out the trip.
• Services of English speaking tour guide throughout the trip.
• Daily bottled mineral water on board.
• Entrance Fee

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 OMANI RIALS - To purchase any items of personal nature or to by souvenirs from the countryside.

What’s Extra

- Meals ( You pay as you eat)
- Recommendation for Desert Camp - Arabian Oryx Camp
- Recommendation for Nizwa - Al Diyar Hotel, The View Hotel
- Recommendation for Sur - Sur Plaza Hotel, Sur Beach Holiday
- Recommendation for Muscat City - Depending on what type of star hotel
3 Star - Riyam Hotel, Somerset Panorama
4 Star - Ramada Muscat, Majan Continental Hotel, Best Western Premier
5 Star - Crowne Plaza, Intercontinental Muscat, Grand Millennium Hotel.
- Any items of personal nature

-Important Note for Grand Mosque Visit :
* Timings of Grand Mosque - Open daily for visitors between 0800 - 1100 Hrs. , except Fridays.
* Dress Code to Grand Mosque - Women should wear attire covering their arms and legs and should cover their head with scarf. Men should wear normal shirt and trousers.
* Museums are closed on Fridays

Restrictions

I can guide in 2 languages only - English and Arabic

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