Take a day trip south from Muscat to visit the beautiful coastal oasis of Wadi Shab. There you will be able to see traditional Omani life in the beautiful setting of the valley. Along the way you will also visit the Bimah Sinkhole and Fins Beach.
Your guide will meet you at your hotel at 07:30 to drive south toward Wadi Shab. On the way you will stop at Quriyat, a seaside fishing village, and visit the Bimah Sinkhole for a swim in this beautiful and unusual rock formation formed when an underground cavern collapsed. Continuing on to Wadi Shab, you will enjoy a picnic lunch provided by your guide and take in the beautiful scenery of this coastal oasis. The village of Tiwi is full of traditional Omani buildings that date back centuries. Visit the small fort guarding the entrance to the wadi, which means ‘valley’ in Arabic. Once in the valley, you will be able to admire the beautiful landscape that fresh water springs have created there. Walking through banana plantations and date palm groves and admire the terraced fields that have supported people here for centuries. After finishing your exploration of Wadi Shab you will begin the trip back to Muscat. On the way you will make a final stop to see the stunning white sand at Fins Beach and the village of Dibab. The tour will last approximately 8 hours, returning you to your hotel in Muscat in mid-afternoon.
- Pick up from and return to your hotel
- All transfers in an air-conditioned 4x4 vehicle
- English speaking driver and guide during tours
- Entrance fees at all the mentioned sites
- Picnic lunch
- All taxes & service charge
- Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
- Personal Spending
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Children Policy:0 - 1.99 Free of Charge
2 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
If your sightseeing tours include domestic flights or ferry boat, an extra supplement for your child may apply.
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Best Time to Visit Oman
Oman’s climate is typical of the Arabian Peninsula with blisteringly hot summers and Mediterranean winters. During the summer months almost the entire country is hot; the thermometer can often nudge up into the 40°C. The winter months are pleasantly temperate, daytime temperatures rarely climbing much above 30°C. Temperatures are considerably cooler in the mountains than on the coast
Flying to Oman
Oman Air (Scheduled Airlines only)
14 Hours, 38 Minutes from New York
15 Hours, 35 Minutes from Washington
Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival for non-restricted nationalities
No mandatory vaccinations
Conservative dress is advisable for both men and women - More relaxed clothing in the Gulf of Oman like Muscat and Salalah