Explore Oman

12 Days 11 Nights Round trip in Oman. On this exciting journey in Oman, discover diverse attractions while enjoying your holiday with local hospitality. Explore the best places to visit with this classical round tour in North and South Oman

EXPLORE OMAN

All in One round trip in Oman

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Muscat – Sunset Dhow cruise
Transfer to the hotel. Afternoon you will be picked up for a romantic sunset cruise in a traditional boat called Dhow. (D)
Hotel: Al Falaj hotel****, Muscat or similar

Day 2: Muscat City – Batina Region
Start a short city tour in the morning and visit the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. Nakhal fort, located at the foot of Al Hajar Mountains is one of the most spectacular stone castles in the world. Visit the hot spring Ayn Thowara between the countless date and banana plantations. Drive back to Muscat (B)

Day 3: Jebel Shams – Al Hamra
Drive to the Jebel Shams (Mountain of the Sun). It is the highest mountain in the country you can enjoy a fantastic view of the “Grand Canyon” of Oman. On the way, visit centuries old village of Al Hamra. Drive to Nizwa (B L)
Hotel: Golden Tulip****, Nizwa or similar

Day 4: Nizwa – Jabreen – Bahla
Nizwa is one of the oldest cities in Oman. Visit the traditional souq and the Fort of Nizwa.  The old Bahla Fort with its 12km wall is the oldest fort in Oman. Visit the three-storied castle of Jabreen. (B)

Day 5: Jebel Akhdar
Drive to the green mountains of Jebel Akhdar. Visit several small traditional villages and terraced farms. Enjoy the stunning views of the valley and gardens below. (B L)

Day 6: Wadi Bani Khalid – Muscat
Continue your journey to one of the most visited Oasis in the region; Wadi Bani Khalid. The large natural pools are often a cordial invitation to take a dip. Return to Muscat. (B L)

Day 7: Flight to Salalah – Salalah city
In the morning drive to the airport to catch the domestic flight to Salalah. Arrival in Salalah and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon start the city tour and visit the highlights of Salalah city. (B)
Hotel: Intercity hotel***, Salalah

Day 8: Spend a night in the desert
Morning at leisure. Start the tour in the afternoon hours and drive towards Ar Rub Al Khali (The Empty Quarter), Dhofars most remarkable and popular site with its untouched and magical sand dunes. Visit the legendary ‘Lost City of Ubar’. A breathtaking sunset awaits you on the top of the dunes. (B D)

Day 9: Return to Salalah
On the way back to Salalah, drive into Wadi ‘Dawka’ (UNESCO World heritage site) known as the ‘Frankincense Wadi’, which is also well-known as the biggest collection of the naturally grown Frankincense trees in the region. Afternoon at leisure. (B) 

Day 10: Western Dhofar
Travel to the West of Salalah and visit the highlights of the area including Ayn Sahalnoot, Wadi Ayun, Mughsail beach and Fizaya beach. Enjoy the beach stay at Fizaya. Drive back to Salalah (B L)

Day 11: Eastern Dhofar
Start the tour in the morning and visit the eastern Dhofar. Taqa castle, Khor Rori ruins, Wadi Derbat, Tawi Attir sink hole, Jebel Samhan plateau and Mirbat are today’s highlights. Drive back to Salalah (B L)

Day 12: Departure
Say goodbye to Oman and departure transfer to the Airport. Conditions apply. (B)

KEY: D Dinner  L  Lunch   B Breakfast 

RT13D_mapHighlights of this tour

  • Muscat Short city tour
  • Batinah region including Nakhl fort and Ayn Thowara
  • Jebel Shams and old village of Al Hamra
  • Nizwa and surrounding including Jabreen castle and Bahla
  • The green mountains of Jebel Akhdar
  • Wadi Bani Khalid and its natural pools
  • Salalah city tour
  • Spend a night in the Rub Al Khali desert. Visit Ubar and wadi Dauka enroute
  • Western Dhofar including Ayn Sahalnoot, Wadi Ayun, Mughsail beach and Fizaya beach
  • Eastern Dhofar including Taqa castle, Khor Rori ruins, Wadi Derbat, Tawi Attir sink hole, Jebel Samhan plateau and Mirbat

Services included:

  • Airport transfers as per the program
  • Sunset Dhow cruise in Muscat including transfers
  • 11 nights accommodation in selected hotels/camps with Breakfast
  • Entrance fees according to the program
  • Domestic return flights Muscat – Salalah in economy class
  • Overnight camping in Al Hashman camp. Basic camping facilities with Double tents
  • Air-conditioned vehicle with English speaking driver cum guide
  • Still drinking water on boardIncluded Meal Plan
  • 11 breakfasts
  • 5 lunches (At restaurant or as picnic)
  • 2 dinners

Minimum number of participants: 6

Maximum number of participants: 26

Info:

  • This tour can be tailored to your travel requests. Please send us your inquiry along with your travel details to get the customized rates for this tour!
  • Book a beach resort for your holiday extension. We offer selected beach hotels for perfect relaxation. Please inquire!
  • Want to book a Guide in your preferred language? German, French, Italian and Russian speaking guides are available! Please inquire! (subjected to the availability)
  • Please pay attention to the local customs of taking photographs. No photography/filming allowed at the Museum. Your guide will advise you the particulars.
  • Guests should wear comfortable but decent cloths (No sleeveless or No shorts) by visiting religious places. All guests must remove their shoes before visiting religious places inside. Please pay attention to the specified dress code by visiting Grand Mosque from inside.
  • This tour involves walking over rough and inclined ground
  • Separate guide for groups above 10 participants. 4×4 Jeep tours from day 2  to 11

Tour code: CR112

Duration: 12 days / 11 nights

Departure dates and prices (per person in US$)
from September 2017 – May 2018

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