5 Nights / 6 Days

Oman - Wadis, Desert and Historic Old Forts

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Highlights of the tour

Oman has over 600 miles of coastline and unlike Dubai, there are no skyscrapers and most larger buildings adhere to traditional Arabic designs with new buildings either white or sand coloured. Modern lifestyles are modified by the Omanis’ love and respect for tradition.

 

Day

Overnight

Meal plan

Day 1  

Muscat

D

Day 2

Wahiba Desert

B / L / D

Day 3

Wahiba Desert

B / L / D

Day 4  

Jebel Akhdar

B / L / D

Day 5  

Jebel Akhdar

B / L / D

Day 6

Depart Muscat

Hong Kong / Muscat

Day 1

Flight Time TBA

 

Be met and visit the Natural History Museum, enjoy a drive through the Capital Area and coastal roads will lead to Qurm and the Ruwi High Street to Muttrah, where you will have time to stroll around the traditional Old Souk. Visit the Muscat Old Town, before transferring to your hotel.

 

Meals: dinner

Muscat / Sur / Wahiba Desert

Day 2

Begin with the Grand Mosque of Muscat, before driving towards the coastal town of Sur, through the Eastern Hajar Mountains. Enjoy a picnic lunch and a refreshing swim, before visiting the Dhow Museum.

Travel to Wahiba Desert and check into your camp today. 

Optional Extension: For nature and wildlife lovers, spend 1 more night in Sur’s Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve before going to Wahiba Desert!  Witness the endangered Green Sea Turtles coming onshore to lay hundreds of eggs during the night. 

Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Wahiba Desert

Day 3

Visit the famous Wadi Bani– a paradisiac oasis with turquoise and sapphire coloured water pools!

Afternoon head for 4WD adventure on the dunes, ending off in a secluded area for a stunning sunset. Return to camp for a barbeque.

Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Wahiba Desert / Jebel Akhdar

Day 4

Travel to the mountains of Jebel Akhdar, and make stop at Ibra, a medieval village flanked by countless watchtowers.

Trek through the picturesque mountain village of Misfat Al Abriyeen. Take a thrilling ride across the Western Hajar Mountains. Explore Bilad Sayt, a small traditional village. Hike into the deep gorges and marvel at the dramatic rock formations of Wadi Bani Awf.

Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Jebel Akhdar - Nizwa - Jebel Akhdar

Day 5

Travel to Nizwa and explore the fort of Nizwa and the old Souq.

 

Explore Jabrin and visit the former Imams castle. Stop at Bahla well-known for its traditional pottery and its unique UNESCO listed fort. On your way back, visit farming villages of Wadi Ghul and Wadi Nakher.

Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Nizwa / Muscat / Hong Kong

Day 6

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Flight TBA.

Meals: breakfast

Extension: Six Senses Zighy Bay Retreat

+ 4 days

The design of the Six Senses Zighy Bay was inspired by a traditional Omani village, with palm-shaded laneways and sandy tracks amongst the villas. The setting of these beautiful indigenous village-style accommodations and private marina is spectacular, with the dramatic mountains on one side and the sandy beach of Zighy Bay on the other.  With its award-winning mountain-top dining venue, Sense on the Edge, the renowned Six Senses Spa, and a host of villas all with private pools, this resort delivers an experience from all corners of the property.