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Splendors of Oman

from $1865
Duration
Duration:
8 Days / 7 Nights
Type
Type:
Private Tour
Run
Run:
Everyday
Overview

Have a fantastic 8-day tour of Oman and discover the enchanting forts, high mountians, desert safari and colorful souqs in Muscat and Nizwa. You will be able to visit all of the different regions of Oman: Muscat, Nizwa, Jabreen, Al Hamra, Wahiba Sands and Sur.

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 7 nights Daily buffet breakfast.
  • Picnic lunch or lunch in local restaurant provided on Day 3 – 7
  • 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 at 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: Nakhl - Wadi Bani Auf - Bilad Sayt - Al Hamra

Breakfast at hotel and check out. You will be picked up at 8:00am. Have a short stop to visit Amouage Factory. The next stop is Nakhl which also has the highest fort in Oman. Stop at Wadi Bani Auf where the main attraction is the old houses. This Wadi is also well known as the snake gorge because of the wide variety of desert snakes that live here. Proceed to Bilad Sayt, a village that is famous for its clay houses and the Oasis in which the village population lives.
After this visit, enjoy a picnic lunch on top of the mountain. Continue driving to Al Hamra a 400-year-old town in the region of Ad Dakhiliyah. Then proceed to Misfat Al Abryeen which is one of the prettiest traditional villages in Oman. Go down to Nizwa and check in to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Bahla - Jabreen - Wadi Maeeden - Jebel Akhdar

Breakfast at hotel and check out. Youwill be picked up at 8:00am. Drive to Oasis of Tanuf springs. Head to the small town of Bahla, famous for its gigantic fort. Proceed on to the Jabreen Castle, which became a seat for Omani education and learning. Lunch in local restaurant. Proceed to the Wadi of Maydeen. This Wadi is located at the foot of the Jabals and has a beautiful natura spring water source. And then Proceed to drive up to the Jabal Akhdar, or Green Mountain in Arabic. Then check in to the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5: Saiq Plateu - Wadi Bani Habib - Wahiba

Breakfast in the hotel and check out, pick up at 8:00am and drive down to Nizwa. There are many short walks and long hikes to do in Jebal Akhdar. Then drive to Wadi Bani Habib - a green and photogenic but deserted village on top of Saiq Plateau, Jabal Akhdar. Drive to Birkat Al Mauz or village of clay. Lunch in local restaurant and proceed to Wahiba. The camp’s serene environment and simplicity is a wonderful experience after our daily urban lives in the city. Stop to visit a Bedouin home (Camel ride optional). Enjoy a traditional Arabic meal, Omani coffee and dates. Overnight at Arabian Bedouin Camp.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Wadi Bani Khalid - Sur

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!) Continue to Sur and visit the fishermen’s harbor where you can witness the fishermen in action. Lunch in local restaurant. After lunch, continue towards to Ras Al Hadd. Check in to the hotel and short rest. After a refreshing shower, drive to Carapace Centre and assemble in the main lobby of Carapace.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Note: Light clothing and walking shoes may be more suitable on this trip

Day 7: Coastal Road To Muscat

Breakfast in the hotel and check out, pick up at 8:00 AM. 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

Day 8: Departure Transfer

After breakfast, transfer to Muscat International Airport for final departure.

Prices
  • Majan Hotel Muscat
  • Jebel Akhdar hotel
  • Falaj Daris hotel
  • Arabian Oryx Bedouin Camp

Prices
MAY _ SEPT
$ 2320 2 Persons
$ 1865 3 Persons
$ 1285 4 Persons
$ 4070 Solo
OCT _ DEC
$ 2370 2 Persons
$ 1905 3 Persons
$ 1320 4 Persons
$ 4245 Solo
Prices

Tour price currency is set to USD but you can pay in AUD, Euro or British pound. The prices quoted per person per tour all inclusive based on twin/double share accommodation and prices are always updated to ensure you receive the lowest price possible. Prices valid until 30 April 2020, except during the high periods i.e Xmas, Holidays and New Year.

Children Policy
  • Child up to 2 years old totally free of charge
  • Child between 2 and 6 years old pay 25% of adult rate.
  • Child between 6 and 12 years old pay 50% of adult rate.
  • Child from 12 years old is considered as adult person and pay same rate.
Payment Policy

We are offering you to pay a low down payment of just 10% to keep your place on the tour including hotel room, cruise cabin, domestic flight ticket, and other travel-related services. The remaining balance can be paid only two days prior to your arrival date or in cash upon arrival at the destination to your tour guide. This will give you the chance to book your tour with no risk or any loss.

Flexible Cancellation Policy

Memphis Tours offers a very flexible cancelation policy in case the government or the airline issues a travel warning from/to your departure country and destination. In the event that this happens, we will be refunding you the amount paid in full. Here at Memphis Tours we prioritize your well-being and safety above anything else and aim that our cancellation policy reflect that.

Know Before You Go
  • Entry visa to Oman for American, Canadian, Australian, European Union can be obtained upon arrival, for more information please visit our website and FAQ section.
  • Passports must be valid for at least six months after the date of travel, and contain at least two blank visa pages.
  • Official language: Arabic
  • Currency: Omani rial (OMR)
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