Oman, Middle East
Location
3 Days
Duration

Hidden Treasures of Oman

Welcome to Oman, Middle East!

ROUTE: Muscat, Jebel Akhdar, Wahiba Sands, Muscat

DURATION: 3 Days

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit to historical sites/monuments
  • Visit the Nizwa Round tower Fort, the Nizwa Souk and village of Birkat Al Mauz
  • Visit to Al Jebel Al Akhdar
  • Stop at the Wahiba Sands
  • Experience the thrills of dune driving
  • Stop at Fins beach for a swim
  • Visit to the Bimah Sinkhole and Wadi Arbayeen
AIRFARE: International Airfare Upon Request
ACCOMMODATIONS:  Hotels used (or similar)
FIRST:
  • Jebel Akhdar: Jebel Akhdar Hotel
  • Wahiba Sands: Desert Night Camp
  • Wahiba Sands: 1000 Nights Camp
DELUXE:
  • Please inquire
LUXURY:
  • Please inquire

Included:

Accommodations Per Person Sharing, including hotel taxes

Arrival & departure transfers where applicable

Local guides where applicable

Meals per itinerary

Park entrance fees and sightseeing fees where applicable

Applicable transportation

Not Included:

Airfare and air taxes

Cancellation, baggage, travel and medical insurance

Items of a personal nature such as baggage porterage, gratuities/tips, laundry, telephone calls, bottled water, etc.

Visa and visa fees

Optional sightseeing and activities

Meals, beverages and services not mentioned in itinerary

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1

Day 1 Muscat - Jebel Akhdar

Upon arrival at airport in Oman, you will be warmly met by a representative, who will provide assistance and transfer to your accommodation to check-in.

Activities:

  • We depart from Muscat and proceed to visit the Nizwa Round tower Fort & the Nizwa Souk.
  • Drive to the pretty village of Birkat Al Mauz. Enjoy a walk through the lush green date plantations.
  • We proceed to Wadi Al Madeen. From here a 36 km stretch of winding road takes one to Jebel Al Akhdar (2000 mts above sea level) the green jewel of the Al Hajjar mountain ranges, a truly unique spot in the Arabian Peninsula. Enjoy the cool climate up in the mountains. Al Jebel Al Akhdar is famed for its fruit orchards typically laid out terrace style along the slopes of mountains, which are endowed with natural springs and aflaj. The villages of Saiq, Wadi Bani Habib (the village of the old houses) & Al Ain dot the landscape. The villages overlook a spectacular landscape of dramatic peaks, gorges and wadis. The roses of Jabal Al Akhdar fill the air with fragrance when in full bloom (March / April). Rose water is distilled in the homes of the villagers. (It is advisable to wear light comfortable clothing and walking shoes).

Overnight: Jebel Akhdar

2

Day 2 Jebel Akhdar - Wahiba Sands

Activities:

  • Breakfast at the hotel. Proceed this morning to the Wahiba Sands. The Wahiba sands is home to the traditional
    Bedouin tribe who are known for their hospitality and knowledge of the Sands. The everchanging patterns of
    the dunes are a photographers delight.
  • In stark contrast to this is Wadi Bani Khalid. It comprises of small pretty villages embedded in the mountains.
    The Wadi has clear deep blue water.
  • Dinner & Overnight stay in tents at the 1000 Nights Camp in the desert.

Overnight: Wahiba Sands – (B, D)

3

Day 3 Wahiba Sands - Muscat Via Sur

Activities:

  • Experience the thrills of dune driving before departing for Sur.
  • Stop at Fins beach for a swim .
  • Our next stop is the Bimah Sinkhole, a spectacular limestone crater with blue green water at the bottom. On clear sunny days while driving along the coast one might chance to see sharks in the deep blue water or fleet footed Gazelle sprint across the landscape.
  • Proceed to Wadi Arbayeen which has refreshing deep pools of water set among the date palms.
  • Return to Muscat. – (B)

Meals as per itinerary: (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)


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Location Name: Oman, Middle East
Area (SQ KM): 309,500
Population: 3,286,936
Capital: Muscat
Language(s): Arabic (official), English, Baluchi, Urdu, Indian dialects
Religion: Islam: Ibadhi, Sunni, Shi'a; Hindu
Currency: Omani rial - OMR
Time Zone: UTC +4
Electricity: 240 V
Phone Country Code to Call (Oman, Middle East): 968


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