Discover Oman

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Discover Oman

As part of this tour of Oman, explore the popular as well as the hidden gems of Oman. The tour will take you on a journey across some of the fantastic places in the country. Start by exploring the capital city, Muscat. Proceed to the beautiful village Birkat Al Mauz and the ‘green mountain’ Jebel Akhdar. Explore a traditional ‘souq’ or market place and a fort in the ancient city of Nizwa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site at Bahla, and the desert scenery and a traditional women market in Ibra.

Tour Nights

  • Muscat: 1 nights
  • Nizwa: 1 nights
  • Sur: 1 nights
  • Wahiba Sands: 1 nights
  • Jebel Akhdar: 1 nights
  • Tour code: AWO01
  • Accommodation Grade
  • Private Tour

Tour At a Glance

  • Enjoy a brief day-tour of Muscat
  • Explore the Hajjar Mountains and the ‘green mountain’, the Jebel Akhdar
  • Visit amazing traditional ‘souqs’, forts and castles at Nizwa, Bahla and Jabreen
  • Enjoy swimming at the natural water pools of Wadi Bani Khalid and Wadi al Arbaeen

Itinerary details

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  • Day 1 Arrive At Oman – Muscat by Night
    Arrive At Oman – Muscat by Night

    Today, you will arrive at the Muscat International Airport in Oman. Our representative will meet you at the airport and take you on a brief tour of the capital city of Muscat before transferring you to your hotel in the city.

    Your day tour of Muscat will begin with a photo stopover at the world’s fifth largest mosque, the Sultan Qaboos Mosque. Then, you will pass the embassy quarters and reach the stunning Royal Opera House. Also, tour the Al Alam Palace and its two Portuguese Forts, the Al Mirani and Al Jalali; and enjoy a drive alo ngside the cornice that will lead you to the oldest ‘souk’ or marketplace in the country, the Muttrah Souk. After an enjoyable shopping stint at the souk, you will be transferred to your hotel in Muscat.

    Check-in to Muscat Hotel for an overnight stay.
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  • Day 2 Muscat - Amouage - Birkat Al Mauz - Jebel Akhdar
    Muscat - Amouage - Birkat Al Mauz - Jebel Akhdar

    Today, start your journey by exploring the aromatic world of the Amouage perfume factory in Muscat. Discover the wide variety of aromatic incenses at the Amouage factory before leaving for the Hajjar Mountains. Discover untouched natural and cultural beauty in the brief stopover at the charming quaint village of Birkat al Mauz. Soak in the beautiful views of the village, which is surrounded by banana and date trees. Restart your journey and drive up to the ‘green mountain’, the Jebel Akhdar, which is located about 2000 m above sea level.  ;

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  • Day 3 Jebel Akhdar - Bahla - Jabreen - Nizwa
    Jebel Akhdar - Bahla - Jabreen - Nizwa

    You will go on a day tour of the ancient city of Nizwa. Start your day’s journey with a visit to a local traditional ‘souq’ or a market place that has different speciality sections. Shop to your heart’s content at this souq, which is famous for traditional silver jewellery and handmade daggers, locally known as khanjars. Follow it up with a visit to the Nizwa Fort, which is a 17th century castle with a large cylindrical tower. Continue your journey and proceed for the mystical city of Bahla, which contains one of Oman’s four UNESCO designated World Heritage Sites. At Bahla, explore the Bahla Fort. Proceed for the day’s final destination – the beautiful historical castle in the country, the Jabreen castle. The best way to discover the beauty and history of the castle is to explore its interiors while you guider narrates the tragic story of the life of its builder, Immam Bil’arub bin Sultan.

    Check-in to Nizwa Hotel for an overnight stay.
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  • Day 4 Nizwa - Ibra - Wadi Bani Khalid - Wahiba
    Nizwa - Ibra - Wadi Bani Khalid - Wahiba

    Today, you will travel out of the ancient city of Nizwa and proceed towards the desert. During the journey, notice the dramatic change in the scenic views of the surroundings from Nizwa to the desert.

    Your first stopover for the day will be Ibra. At Ibra, explore the town’s oldest part and its traditional local ‘souq’ – the traditional women’s market that is held every Wednesdays. As you drive further towards the desert, have a short stopover at the Wadi Bani Khalid, which is popular with tourists for its scen ic views and its natural pools. Drive further to reach the top of the sand dunes.

    Check-in to the Camp for the overnight stay.
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  • Day 5 Wahiba - Al Kamil - Sur
    Wahiba - Al Kamil - Sur

    Post breakfast, start the day’s journey with a trip to the hidden desert city of Al Kamil. After visiting the stunning renovated fort of Al Kamil, continue your journey and drive along the coast to the former trading city of Sur. Sur was considered one of the most important trading cities in the ancient times. Take a look at the traditional wooden ships called ‘Dhows’ that are still made by hand by the locals. Explore the dhow factory and the dhow museum.

    Check-in to Hotel in Sur for the night.

  • Day 6 Sur - Wadi Tiwi - Wadi Al Arbaeen – UK Departure
    Sur - Wadi Tiwi - Wadi Al Arbaeen – UK Departure

    Today, you will start the day by departing Sur and driving along the coast to reach Muscat. On the way, enjoy a stroll through the Wadi Tiwi and take a small detour to soak in the magnificent scenic views and the cool natural water pools of Wadi Al Arbaeen. Thereafter, reach the Muscat International Airport and board your onward flight to UK with sweet memories.


  • City Seasons Hotel
    City Seasons Hotel
  • Golden Tulip Nizwa Hotel
    Golden Tulip Nizwa Hotel
  • Sur Plaza Hotel
    Sur Plaza Hotel
  • Desert Nights Camp
    Desert Nights Camp
    Wahiba Sands

City Seasons Hotel

  • City Seasons Hotel

City Seasons Hotel is situated in the Diplomatic area of Muscat close to Muscat International Airport and all the city’s main business and leisure centres. The hotel enjoys a stunning location with views of the Gulf of Oman,

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Golden Tulip Nizwa Hotel

  • Golden Tulip Nizwa Hotel

The former capital, Nizwa, with its colourful souq and imposing fort are 20 minutes drive away. Other major attractions include the ancient mud houses of Birkat Al Mawz village, the pottery town of Bahla, fascinating Jabreen

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Sur Plaza Hotel

  • Sur Plaza Hotel

220 km from Muscat, in the picturesque town of Sur, well-known for its old fishing village and traditional manufacturing of dhows, sits one of Oman’s top hotels – Sur Plaza Hotel.

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Desert Nights Camp

Wahiba Sands
  • Desert Nights Camp

The Desert Nights Camp in Oman is only a two hour drive away from Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman. The camp is sprawled across 10-acres of silken sands, secluded 11km within the vast isolation of the Omani desert

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What's Included?

  • Meet & greet services.
  • 5 days roundtrip as per itinerary with English speaking driver cum guide in an air conditioned 4WD.
  • Muscat by night tour as per itinerary with an English Speaking Driver cum Guide.
  • Buffet breakfast at the hotel from day 2 to day 6 .
  • Buffet dinner at the camp on day 2 and 4.
  • 5 days’ local lunches at local restaurant.
  • Vat and all taxes

What's not Included?

  • International flights and applicable airport taxes.
  • Visa fees.
  • Entrance fees for all the sights included in theprogram.
  • Any personal expenses such as telephone calls, laundry, drinks, mini bar.
  • Tips to guides, drivers hotel staff.
  • Prices for Christmas, New Year and Easter period.
  • Any other services not mentioned in the itinerary and inclusions.

Additional Information

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£) based on twin sharing.

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