Full day tour to Wahiba Sands and Wadi Bani Khalid
Approximately 200km from Muscat, Wahiba Sands run from the Hajar Mountains to the Arabian Sea. The Sands stretch 120km from north to south and 80km east to west. The dunes run north to south and can reach up to 150m in height varying in colour from terracota red to golden to white.
We drive from Muscat to Wahiba and take some adventurous dune driving, enjoy sand skiing and then visit to the Bedouin family. Today you have a great opportunity to have lunch together with the bedouin family in the middle of the world famous sands.
After lunch we then drive to Wadi Bani Khalid for a short walk, refreshing swimming in green pools and a cave exploring at the top of the wadi.
In the program:
- visit to 7th century Al Mintirib Castle
- visit to Bedouin family in the desert
- lunch with Bedouins
- visit to Wadi Bani Khalid
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Airport, Sea Port or Main lobby of the hotel in Muscat.
End location: Airport, Sea Port or Main lobby of the hotel in Muscat.
Duration: 8 hours
This tour operates with 4WD car "Toyota Land Cruiser".
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 OMR - You may need some cash to buy the Omani handicrafts made by bedouins, to make a traditional henna painting and etc...
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Valentina gave us a very interesting tour,taking us into the desert. The scenery was amazing and she is a very good driver so we felt perfectly safe driving over the dunes.