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4 Day Oman Mountains, Deserts, and Beaches Tour from Muscat

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What to Expect
DAY 1: Your guide will pick you up at Muscat International Airport and you directly start to explore the highlights of the capital of Oman, Muscat.The Sultan Qaboos Mosque, the 5th biggest Mosque in the world (please consider the dress code) is the first stop. Pass the embassy quarter and stop at the beautiful Royal Opera House (photo stop only). Continue to Al Alam Palace, which is flanked by two Portuguese Forts, called Al Mirani and Al Jalali. Visit the Bait Al Baranda Museum. After this you drive along the corniche to Muttrah Souk, the oldest souk in Oman.  Leave Muscat in the early afternoon and the old town of Al Hamra in the interior of Oman. Its beautiful town centre with old mud houses surrounded by evergreen gardens invites for a small walk. From there you proceed to Jebel Shams. Enjoy the view over the Omani Grand Canyon and check-in at your hotel.  Dinner and overnight at Jebel Shams Resort.

DAY 2:  In the morning you will discover the old capital of Oman, Nizwa. Walk around the souq and get to know about the cities long history while walking through the fort. After Nizwa, reach Birkat al Mauz, an old village with one of the UNESCO world heritage sites: a water irrigation system supplying the houses with water from the mountains for many decades. After that drive to the magical desert Sharqiyah Sands. Meet a Bedouin family at their home and enjoy the traditional khawa (Omani coffee) with dates before reaching the top of the dunes for sunset and a traditional dinner at the camp. Dinner and overnight at Sama al Wasil Camp.

DAY 3: Leave the desert and proceed to a beautiful wadi, called Wadi Bani Khalid, which invites you to have a swim or just to enjoy the beautiful scenery. From there continue to Sur, in former times one of the most important trading cities in the Arabian Sea, nowadays a more silent but still beautiful city. You visit the dhow factory where traditional wooden ships are made and the open air dhow museum. Evening visit Turtles. Dinner and overnight at Ras al Hadd Beach Hotel


After leaving Sur you will drive alongside the coastline to Muscat. Take the chance to walk through Wadi Shab which will take approximately two hours including swimming or to explore the evergreen Wadi Tiwi by car.

Stop at Bimah Sinkhole and proceed to Muscat International Airport for your departure flight.
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Important Information
Departure Point
4 days
  • 1 night at Jebel Shams Resort (chalet)
  • 1 night at Sama al Wasil Desert Camp (standard room)
  • 1 night at Ras al had Beach hotel on HB basis.
  • Buffet breakfast at the hotel on day 2,3 & 4
  • Buffet dinner at the camp/hotel on day 1, 2 & 3
  • 4days roundtrip as per itinerary with English speaking driver cum guide in an air conditioned 4WD
  • Water during the tour
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Oman visa
  • Any personal expenses
  • Entrance fees for sights which are not mentioned in the program
  • Tips for guides, drivers and hotel staff
  • Meals which are not mentioned in the itinerary
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • We are not holding any bookings, confirmation is subject to availability at the time of booking
  • Check-in 1400 Hrs & Check-out 1200 Hrs; Early check-in & late check out charges will be applicable if requested by guests
  • Program might has to be changed due to natural circumstances
  • Prices are valid from 01st October 2019 to 30 Sep 2020 (excluding Christmas eve, peak season, New Year’s eve, Easter and local holidays)
  • Note:
  • Entrance fee at the Nizwa fort USD 13 Per person.
  • All Museum / forts visits are subject to change without notice. Museums are normally closed on, Fridays, Saturdays and Public Holidays. Similarly visits to forts may be changed without notice since certain forts are often closed temporarily for renovations on a regular basis.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


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Key Details
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Arabic
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