Oman, Middle East
Location
7 Days
Duration

Private Cultural Roundtrip of Oman

Welcome to Oman, Middle East!

ROUTE: Muscat, Al Nahda, Nizwa, Muscat, Wadi, Arbayeen, Muscat

DURATION: 7 Days

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit to historical sites/monuments
  • Photostop of the magnificent Al Alam Palace
  • Visit the Bait Al Baranda a new interactive museum and stop at Muttrah Souq
  • Tour of the Grand Mosque
  • Visit to Seeb Fish Souq located by the seaside
  • Stop at the Nakhl springs and walk through village with its date palms and Falaj system
  • Visit the Nakhl fort
  • Enroute visit to the Amouage Perfumery
  • See the famous Round Tower Fort, explore the village and the neighbouring Souq
  • Photostop at the Bahla Fort
  • Visit the Bait Safah museum, the Al Hoota Caves and ruins of a village at Tanuf
  • 4WD vehicles to the specatacular Wadi Arbayeen
AIRFARE: International Airfare Upon Request
ACCOMMODATIONS:  Hotels used (or similar)
FIRST:
  • Muscat: Crowne Plaza Hotel
  • Al Nahda: Al Nahda Resort
  • Nizwa: Birkat Al Mauz
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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Terms & Conditions

1

Day 1 Arrive Muscat

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.

Overnight: Muscat

2

Day 2 Muscat

Activities:

  • After Breakfast, morning is at leisure.
  • 15:00 drive through the elegant residential Shatti Al Qurum Area.
  • Continue for a photostop of the magnificent Al Alam Palace, residence of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos flanked by the 16th century Portuguese forts, Mirani & Jalali.
  • Visit the Bait Al Baranda a new interactive museum.
  • Also stop at the colorful Muttrah Souq.

Overnight: Muscat – (B)

3

Day 3 Muscat - Al Nahda

Activities:

  • 08:30 tour of the Grand Mosque. (Ladies fully covered with scarf and shorts not allowed for men).
  • Proceed to the Seeb Fish Souq located by the seaside.
  • Later drive through the date palms and stop at the Nakhl springs and enjoy a walk through the village with its date palms and Falaj system. At the springs one can observe the local folk .
  • Visit the Nakhl fort perched on a rocky outcrop.

Overnight: Al Nahda – (B, D)

4

Day 4 Al Nahda - Nizwa

Activities:

  • 08:30 depart in the direction of Nizwa visiting en route the Amouage Perfumery. Now, in its 26th year, the House of Amouage creates some of the most expensive perfumes in the world for both men and women.
  • 10:00 depart for Nizwa visiting Birkat Al Mauz village via Fanja.
  • Check-in and 15:00 depart for the famous Round Tower Fort, built in the 17th century. Explore the village and the neighbouring Souq, popular for its intricately hand-carved” khanjars” (daggers) & ornamental silver jewellery.

Overnight: Nizwa – (B)

5

Day 5 Nizwa - Muscat

Activities:

  • 08:00 en route to Jabrin, have a photo stop at the Bahla Fort which has been declared as a World Heritage site. Jabrin, the finest of Oman’s castles built in the late 17th century, became a seat of Omani learning. The castle displays the highest achievement in Omani ceiling painting & beautifully executed woodcarvings.
  • Proceed to the charming Al Hamra village positioned on the slopes of the mountains.
  • Visit the Bait Safah museum, visit the Al Hoota Caves famed for its stalactites and stalagmites.
  • Visit the ruins of a village at Tanuf before returning to Muscat.
  • 14:00 drive from Nizwa to Muscat for overnight stay.

Overnight: Muscat – (B)

6

Day 6 Muscat - Wadi - Arbayeen

Activities:

  • 08:00 depart by 4WD vehicles to the specatacular Wadi Arbayeen.
  • We proceed towards the fishing town of Quriyat through the stark mountain terrain. Drive through this fishing village visiting the 400 year old Quriyat Fort before heading for the Fish souk where a variety of fish is traded for local consumption as well as export.
  • Drive along the picturesque waterfront . There is a good chance of spotting Flamingoes and Eagles at an inland stream.
  • We then start on an adventurous route cutting through the mountains.
  • At the end of the route Wadi Arbayeen awaits with its deep pools of water set among the date palms.
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch here.
  • Drive back via Wadi Mazara.

Overnight: Muscat – (B, L)

7

Day 7 Depart Muscat

Departure: 12:00 check-out of hotel and transfer to the Seeb International airport for your flight back home. – (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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