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Exclusively Private, Tailor Made, Personalized Travel Services in Oman. We specializing in day tours, multi-days history and culture tours, hiking & trekking tours, 4WD customized adventures with an experience local tour guides fully licensed from...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Valentina Zagvozdina was a wonderful guide explaining in detail every destination we visited. The tour included the Grande Mosque, the famous Opera House, the old suke, the Sultans Palace and two personal stops we requested. She was an excellent driver and her car was very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Nancy15reef
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

What an amazing itinerary Valentina set up for me. Not only did she organize my trip, but she was my guide too. Her knowledge of the best places to visit and stay made my trip one I will always remember. There are other companies doing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank lbarrs
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We went to Oman in September and came across company through a TripAdvisor search. I emailed Valentina and received an immediate reply. She is very easy to get hold of and helpful with any queries. We did not book a tour but organised all our...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Did the Nizwa, Jabrin and Bahla tour. The guide picked us up on time at our hotel in Muscat and after close to 2 hour drive we visited the Nizwa souk and the fort with the guide. We then moved on to the Jabrin castle,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Seat_13c
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Thanks Valentina. Your warmth and knowledge of the city made for a great tour. We appreciate you customizing your tour for us and sharing your favorite local places with us.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank rayp812
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Valentina helped us plan an intriguing two days where we learned so much and had a taste of Oman. She was very responsive to emails and negotiations for a fair price. Because she is a Russian expat who has lived in Oman and the UAE...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank eschindler
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Valentina is kind, warm and caring. An amazing lady with knowledge and depth. At the end my 3 day trip, I feel that I have earned a friend.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank yunjixu
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Valentina has been our guide twice in Oman: to Nizwa & Wadi Shab. On each occasion she excelled in driving skills, shared local knowledge along the journey & participated in our activities. Also, her fresh fruit snacks & cold water provisions were greatly appreciated! She...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Graeme B
Reviewed 7 June 2018

We intensely enjoyed our five-day private tour for the two of us with Mohammed in the new 4WD safe and comfy vehicle. Mohammed was genuine and forthcoming and very knowledgeable. Valentina was excellent in working with us before the trip to scope the tour and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Chip K
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

We got off the ship and Valentina was waiting for us. In a beautiful 4x4 she drove us out of Muscat and toward Wadi al Shab. She is an open, caring and warm lady with tons of knowledge of the country. After about 1.5 hours,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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