Classic Oman

Discover Classic Oman in a 7 days unforgettable trip! Find out the day-by-day program and fill the form to book.

Day 1 – Arrival in Muscat

 

On arrival at Muscat International Airport, meet & greet by our representative and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure for own activities. Check-in time is 1400hrs.

 

Overnight at Muscat | Meals included: None

MUSCAT, CAPITAL OF OMAN
MUSCAT, CAPITAL OF OMAN

Day 2 – Full day City Tour of Muscat

 

09:00 hrs. – Highlights of the tour: The tour begins with a visit to the beautiful Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the Middle East. Visit the Bait Zubair Museum, exhibiting the wealth of Oman’s Cultural history and thus imparting knowledge about the country’s rich culture and traditions to the visitor. Drive along the picturesque Corniche to the once walled district of Old Muscat with photo stops at the residence of his Majesty Sultan Qaboos, the Al Alam Palace, which is flanked by the 16th century Portuguese forts Mirani and Jalali. Visit to Muttrah Souq and by evening, transfer to sunset cruise along the Muscat coastline on a Traditional Omani Dhow (only on Mon, Thu, Fri & Sat). The tour ends at Kargeen restaurant, for an Arabic theme dinner. Return to the hotel after dinner.

 

Overnight at Muscat | Meals included: Breakfast, & Dinner

MUSCAT - SULTAN QABOOS GRAND MOSQUE

Day 3 – Muscat & Sur

 

09:00 Hrs. – After Breakfast, a fascinating roundtrip in south eastern direction along the coast to Sur: the town on the Arabian Peninsula, where until recently the famous Omani Dhows were built. Dhow building in Sur dates back centuries and is closely linked with the maritime heritage of Oman. From Sur too, in the old days, the Omanis were sailing the seas, mainly to India. The road leads through scenic countryside and rugged mountains to the Wadi Dhaiqa Dam. Stop at the limestone Sinkhole in Bimah and then continue to Fins. Enjoy the white sandy beach at Fins, proceed to visit Wadi Tiwi, an oasis well known for its lemon and date plantations. Then coastal town of Sur, check in at the Hotel, dinner and overnight.

 

Overnight at Sur | Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner

SUR - OMAN

Day 4 – Desert & Oasis

 

SUR– WADI BANI KHALID – WAHIBA SANDS – NIZWA
09:00 hrs. – Check-out & leave Sur. Not too far away is Wadi Bani Khalid, one of Oman’s most beautiful Wadis – an oasis spot in the middle of the barren and dry mountains. Continue driving to Al Sharqiyah region. Now the nature of the landscape will change dramatically – we reach the Wahiba Sands, a vast mass of undulating dunes rising up to 200 meters and stretching as far as the eye can see.
It is also host to a variety of flora and fauna and one of the largest areas of pure sand desert in the world and the traditional home of the nomadic Bedouin.
After a short dune drive, proceed to Nizwa – the cultural capital of Oman.

 

Overnight in the Reserve | Meals included: Breakfast, & Dinner

WAHIBA SAND DESERT

Day 5 – Nizwa & Al Hamra

 

09:00 hrs. – After breakfast proceed to the historic town of Nizwa, Oman’s cultural capital. Visit the round tower Fort of Nizwa, probably the best fort architecture in Oman and Nizwa Souq where potteries, gold & silver wares are sold. There after proceed to visit Jabrin Castle built in 17thcentury, with magnificent plasterwork and wooden carvings. Later proceed to Al Hamra, one of the oldest villages & up to 400 years old mud houses is still occupied. Lunch at a local restaurant and later drive up to Jabel Shams, Oman’s highest peak at 3000 mtrs, the Grand Canyon.

 

Overnight at Al Hamra | Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

FORT OF NIZWA
FORT OF NIZWA

Day 6 – Al Hamra & Muscat

 

09:00 hrs. – After leisurely breakfast visit the hidden and remote village of Misfat Al Abriyeen. Embark on a heritage walk through the many plantations in the village to learn about the Falaj system. Drive back to Muscat. Check in at the Hotel in Muscat. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.

 

Overnight at Muscat | Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner

MISFAT AL ABRIYEEN VILLAGE
MISFAT AL ABRIYEEN VILLAGE

Day 7 – Departure Muscat

 

Breakfast in the hotel and free time in the city (according to slight schedule). Transfer to the airport for flight back home.

MUSCAT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

The price of the package is USD 1900 per person. This travel package is subject to availability and subject to price change at time of booking. Fill the form to send your booking request!

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