You will arrive at the Muscat International Airport. Upon your arrival you proceed straight to the Immigration. Immigration & customs are quick & simple. Upon arrival at the General arrival lounge you will be met by our friendly & efficient chauffer who will assist you to the comforts of our vehicle to drive you the hotel.
Overnight at Hotel Muscat
At 8h30 AM your guide will pick you up at your hotel and take you for an incredible journey. Start the tour by going towards Bimah sinkhole, a spectacular limestone crater with inviting blue-green water, concrete steps lead down the side making swimming possible. You will then stop at Wadi Shab which means a “wadi between the cliffs”, enjoy a walk through the wadi, walking shoes are strongly recommended. Going up the wadi you will soon see pools appearing before you and you may also enjoy a refreshing swim in those pools. We head onto Qalhat famous for its history of exports to and imports of spices from India. Looking over at Qalhat is the Bibi Mariam Tomb
(closed for archeological searches).
Your next stop will be in Sur at the evening after dinner will visit to the turtle beach. The turtles come to lay their eggs at night and this experience is a memorable one.
Overnight at Ras al Hadd.
After breakfast, you will start by a drive to the Desert via Asellah, following the scenic rocky coastline, to visit the old Mosque in Jalan Bani Bu Ali, Al Hamooda Mosque, that was build in 11th Century. Continue towards Wahiba sands, with its golden sand dunes. Meet a Bedouin family, do some dune bashing which consists in going up and down the dunes like a roller coaster with your 4×4. The night in the desert will be a memorable one.
Night at Wahiba Sands.
After breakfast, you will leave behind you this beautiful desert and continue your journey to Wadi Bani Khalid, one of the most picturesque wadis in Oman. Take a plunge in the crystal clear waters of the wadi, perfect spot to take memorable pictures of Green pools and waterfalls. On your way to Nizwa, stop in Ibra for a closer look at the watchtowers proudly looking over villages from the top of the hills. Nizwa was once the capital of Oman, go through the traditional and craft Souk, before visiting the Fort with its large circular tower
Night at Nizwa.
Your journey starts with a visit of Bahla, a charming little town surrounded by an old 12 km long wall; visit the place where they make pottery and also the old Fort of Bahla, one of the oldest in Oman. It is UNESCO Heritage site. (Under renovation)
Travel to Jebel Shams but before going up the mountain there is an interesting wadi, Wadi Nakhr, a narrow canyon. It is a stunning beautiful place, and is geologically spectacular, being one of the deepest canyons on the planet. Go deep inside to visit the village where the main activity is weaving. Your journey then continues to the top of Jebel Shams, “Sun Mountain”, Oman’s highest peak, 3009 m get a spectacular view of the “Grand Canyon”. The stunning landscape will enchant you before heading down the mountain to return to Muscat.
Overnight at Hotel Muscat,
Departure transfers to Airport to connect the flight back home.