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Day 01 Muscat – Nizwa visit – Bahla – Jabreen – Birkat Al Maouz – Overnight at Jabal Akhdar – (Private vehicle) (280 KM)

Meet your guide and proceed to the Nizwa city, the former capital of Oman. It rises around the walls of the famous Fort. Its construction embraces both traditional and modern architectural lines. Visit the Souk, which has remained for hundreds of years and home to many local industries. Omani daggers (khanjar), copper, silver jewelry, sale of livestock, fish, vegetables, and handicrafts can be found at the souk.

Photo stop at the imposing Bahla Fort (UNESCO site). It was built in the third millennium BC. The length of the south facade is approximately 112 meters, while the east facade is approximately 114 meters

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Visit of Jabreen Castle, a large rectangular building consisting of five floors and containing 55 rooms. This castle stands out for the inscriptions and frescoes that adorn its rooms. The castle’s ceilings are decorated with Islamic-era paintings and inscriptions, and its doors are beautifully carved. A Falaj runs through the centre of the castle.

 

Photo stop at Birkat Al Maouz, one of the most famous ruined villages in Oman. With a large banana plantation and picturesque surroundings, the site is also home to the traditional Falaj irrigation system listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s a lovely stop that will transport you back in time.

 

Overnight at a hotel in Jabal Akhdar. 

Day 02 Hotel in Jabal Akhdar – Visit Jabal Akhdar - Overnight at Jabal Akhdar - (Private vehicle) (30 KM)

Breakfast at the hotel in Jabal Akhdar.

Jabal Al Akhdar ‘The Green Mountain’, is part of Al Hajar Mountains range in Ad Dakhiliyah Governorate of Oman.

Visit the Saiq Plateau at 2,000 m above sea level. Jebel Akhdar is famous for its labyrinth of wadis and terraced orchards, where pomegranates, apricots and roses grow in abundance due to its mild Mediterranean climate.

Overnight at a hotel in Jabal Akhdar. 

Day 03 Hotel in Jabal Akhdar – Al Hamra – Misfat - Al Manzifat – Al Sharqiyah Sands (Wahiba Desert) – Overnight at Wahiba - (Private vehicle) (350 KM)

Breakfast at the hotel in Jabal Akhdar.

Visit the village of Al Hamra, one of the best-preserved ancient cities in the country and home to the living museum of Bait Al Safah. Walk among the old abandoned buildings and the old mud houses. Visit the museum to discover Omani traditions with local men and women showing the ancient practices.

Photo stop at Misfat Al Abreen, the village boasts wonderful agricultural terraces, beautiful alleys and old houses built on massive rocks. The old dwellings of Misfat Al Abreen are traditional mud houses with palm roofs and are unique in that they are built on solid rock foundations. Here you will also see the traditional Omani irrigation canals (Falaj system) where water is channelled from underground sources to support agriculture and domestic use.

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Visit of Al Manzifat, a ruined village. The narrow alleys enhance the traditional architecture of the village where it was necessary to protect oneself from tribal raids and wars during the Middle Ages.

Arrival at the beginning of the Wahiba Desert. The dunes reach 200 km in length and 100 km in width to the Arabian Sea and have been the land of the Bedouins for 7,000 years. Possibility to venture into the high dunes and watch an unforgettable sunset in the desert, and then safely reach the camp.

Overnight in a camp in the Wahiba desert.

Day 04 Camp in Wahiba Sands – Wadi Bani Khalid – Sur – Wadi Tiwi - Muscat - (Private vehicle) (350 KM) Breakfast at the camp.

Breakfast at the camp.

Visit the enchanting Wadi Bani Khalid, past the village with its endless date plantations. You reach the magnificent Wadi. The pools are cool, deep and absolutely breath-taking. Free time to dive and try the crystal-clear waters.

Visit Sur, a placid seacoast town with its striking traditional dwellings, is a pleasant getaway and one of the most important towns in the Eastern region. A trip through Sur’s labyrinth of streets reveals many fine old houses with carved doors and arabesque windows. From the corniche, the dhows in the harbour can be seen against the scenic backdrop of the Gulf of Oman.

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Visit Wadi Tiwi. It has been visited by explores for centuries. Ibn Battuta described its following streams, which still course through the valley today as carefully controlled Aflaj (the plural for Oman’s Falaj water system). Several small villages are overlooked by the valley’s cliffs; their inhabitants have carefully managed the water to create small farms with date palms, papaya, banana and more. Return to Muscat around 17:00 Hrs and drop off at your hotel in Muscat or at Muscat Airport.

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Per person sharing a double / twin room

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Inclusions & Exclusions

INCLUDES:

Guide:
  • English, Italian, German, French, Spanish speaking guide during all the excursion days.

Hotels and meals:

  • Accommodation in selected hotels on Bed & breakfast, Half board or Full board basis.  

Air-condition transportation with professionals drivers:

  • Airport transfers with English speaking drivers
  • Saloon Car/4x4/Van/minibus/Coach as per the program (vehicle according to the number of pax and the locations) 
  • 4x4 Jeep Shuttles if required

Others:

  • Supply of drinking water in the vehicle  
  • All entrance fees as per the program 

NOT INCLUDES:

  • International flights  
  • Visa charges  
  • Early check-in & Late check-out.
  • Any other meals not mentioned as included  
  • Any item of personal nature.
  • All beverages unless stated otherwise.
  • Tips and porterage (if the service is good, we recommend clients to tip as follows):

Guide:   6-8 usd/pax/day

Drivers: 3-4 usd/pax/day

Availability at hotels is subject to confirmation of the tour and travel dates

Payment Policy

Please note we require 50% of the payment on confirmation and the balance 4 weeks prior to arrival or the full payment can be settled on confirmation.

Payment Methods                                                         

Bank transfer.

Cancellation Policy
  • 45 days prior to the arrival = 60% of the total amount
  • 44 – 30 days prior to the arrival = 80% of the total amount
  • 29 – 00 days prior to the arrival = 100% of the total amount

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