Highlights Of Oman Trip

from $1765
Duration:
7 Days / 6 Nights
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
Everyday

Enjoy this Oman 7-day trip visiting the best highlights of Oman like Sultan's Palace in Muscat, Bait Al Zubair Museum, Muttrah souk, Nakhl, Rustaq, Al Hazm Fort, Nizwa market, Nizwa fort, Wadi Bani Khalid, Sands of Wahiba, Sur, Wadi Tiwi, Bimah Sinkhole and more.

Included:
  • Meet and greet service by our drivers at airports
  • English speaking driver and guide during the tours
  • All transfers by a modern air-conditioned vehicle
  • Accommodation in selected hotels for 6 nights Daily buffet breakfast.
  • Picnic lunch or lunch in local restaurant provided on Day 3 – 6
  • Dinner at the Camp on day 5
  • Water on board during the roundtrip
  • All sightseeing private tours as mentioned in the above itinerary
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated in the itinerary
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All service charges and taxes
Excluded:
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Sultanate Oman
  • Personal spendings
  • Optional activities
  • Tipping
Itinerary:
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Day 1: Arrival Muscat

Upon arrival you will be met and assisted by our Memphis Tours representative at Muscat International Airport. You will be transfered to your hotel in Muscat.

Day 2: Muscat By Night City Tour

Breakfast at hotel. Afterwards, head to see the Sultan's Palace. The next stop is the Bait Al Zubair Museum. From here you will drive to the Corniche. The Corniche is near the main Mina Al Sultan Qaboos port of Oman and the Muttrah souk. At night, all the ships in the harbor are also illuminated, you will drive to the Grand Mosque for a photo stop. And then drive back to the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3:Muscat - Grand Mosque - Nakhl - Rustaq

The first stop is the Grand Mosque, a most beautiful architectural piece of work. Proceed to visit Rustaq. Rustaq fort is famous for its hot water springs. Then head to visit Al Hazm Fort in Rustaq. The fort is known far and wide for its beautiful gates which are adorned with verses from the Holy Koran and flower etchings. A picnic lunch box / lunch at local restaurant en route. The next stop is Nakhl which also has the highest fort in Oman. Proceed to the Al Thowara Oasis where one can witness the source of the natural springs. Drive back to the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Muscat - Bahla - Jabreen - Nizwa

Breakfast and check out. Depart from Muscat and head to Nizwa region. You will have a short stop to visit Amouage Factory, the Nizwa market and Nizwa Fort. Spend some time in this traditional city and visit the interesting fort with the round tower and the museum and stroll thru the Souq. Halt the Bahla fort (photo stop), the oldest and first Omani fort to be built in the Islamic style.
A picnic lunch box / lunch at local restaurant en route. We proceed on to the Jabrin castle, which became a seat for Omani education and learning. The tomb of Imam Bil'arab remains within the fort. Overnight at your hotel in Nizwa.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5: Nizwa - Wadi Bani Kahlid - Wahiba Sands

Breakfast at hotel. Then drive to Wadi Bani Khalid, where the pools has clear deep cool waters and the shade of the palm trees are inviting for a relaxing siesta! Catch a glimpse of the pretty villages scattered all over Wadi Bani Khalid. (Please bring along your swim- wear, the clear waters of the Wadi are very inviting!)
Picnic lunch will be served. Later on, drive to Al Wasil Petrol Station. A 4x4 will pick you up and drive to undulating golden sands of Wahiba. These apparently lifeless sands have sustained the Bedu tribes for over 5000 years. In the middle of the desert stop to visit a Bedouin home. Enjoy bashing and the dramatic sights of the sunset while based on a high dune (Camel ride optional). Enjoy a traditional Arabic meal, Omani coffee and dates.Overnight at hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Note: Light clothing and walking shoes may be more suitable on this trip

Day 6: Wahiba - Sur - Coastal Road - Muscat

After Breakfast, Start your journey back to Muscat. In Sur visit the fishermen's harbor and witness the fishermen in action. Proceed on to the Dhow building yard. Dhows are traditional Omani wooden fisher boats that are even today, built by hand. Continue via Qalhat where Bibi Miriam’s tomb (photo stop).
Drive to Wadi Tiwi. Proceed to the white beaches of Finns and picnic lunch will be served. Also see the Bimah Sinkhole, a natural hole in the round created by a collapsing mountain. The hole is filled with blue-green sea water. Finally we pass through the village of Quriyat, guarded by its 18th century fort and return to Muscat.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7: Departure

Departure Breakfast at the hotel and check out. Drop off at Muscat International Airport for departure.


Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation :
  • Golden Tulip Seeb Hotel
  • Falaj Daris hotel
  • Arabian Oryx Camp
MAY _ SEPT
$ 1765 2 Persons
$ 1440 3 Persons
$ 1350 4 Persons
$ 3075 Solo
OCT _ DEC
$ 1815 2 Persons
$ 1485 3 Persons
$ 1395 4 Persons
$ 3250 Solo
Prices

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid until September 30.2018, except during Easter, Christmas 2018 and New Year 2019 holidays.

Children Policy

- 0 - 2.99 Free of Charge.

- 3 - 5.99 pay 25% of tour price.

- 6 - 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.

Payment Policy

Reservations should be made as early as possible to book your desired Oman Packages tour, spaces will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 50 %. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wire transfer and or the Western Union, and the balance of payment to be paid one week before tour start date.

Oman Entry Visa

You need to have a valid passport at least 6 months beyond your scheduled return date to enter Oman. The cost of single entry visa is OMR5 (around £8) for 10 days obtained upon arrival at the airport.For more info on entry visa to Oman please check with the Oman consulate or embassy at your country.

Tipping

It is a customary attitude for expressing one's satisfaction of good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.

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