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This itinerary is designed to give you a flavour of what is possible

  • We can tailor this trip to suit your specific requirements
  • Any aspect of the itinerary can be altered, from excursions to accommodation

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Oman Self-Drive

Itinerary Route Map - 9 Days

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Our Tailor-made suggestions for this itinerary:

  • Stay longer in Muscat to shop in the souks and sample one of the luxurious spas
  • Relax on the beach and explore the Frankincense Trail in southern Salalah
  • Enjoy unrivalled luxury and world class diving in the remote Musandam Peninsula.
  • Fly on to India to discover the varied delights of the Subcontinent
  • Break up your journey home with some shopping and relaxation in Dubai

Highlights of this itinerary

  • Wander Muscat's charming old city
  • Discover Nizwa's mountains & forts
  • Wake up to sunrise over the Wahiba Sands
  • Shop for spices in the city souks
  • Watch turtles nest at Ras Al Junaiyz

Day by Day Legend Legend
  • Outbound Flight
  • Transfer
  • Accommodation
  • Excursion
  • Cruise
  • Train Journey
  • Return Flight

Day 1 London

You have an overnight direct flight to Muscat.

Day 2 Muscat

You will be met on arrival and taken to your hotel where you have the rest of the day to relax.

Day 3 Muscat

You`ll be picked up by a guide this morning to discover the sights of Muscat, including a visit to the Grand Mosque.

Day 4 Muscat Nizwa

Your car hire starts today - you will be driving a 4x4 vehicle. Today you head off on your first drive to the interior of Oman. You might want to visit Seeb, Nakhl and Wadi Bani Auf en route to Nizwa, where you will stay for two nights.

Day 5 Nizwa

A day at leisure to explore Nizwa and the mountains and forts of the surrounding area.

Day 6 Nizwa The Wahiba Sands

En route to the desert you can visit Izki and Sanaw, or maybe you'd like to take the most direct route to the camp. The drive is an adventure in itself, and your 4x4 will earn its keep on the sandy tracks on the way to the desert camp.

Day 7 Wahiba Sands Ras Al Jinz

Today you can stop at the beautiful Wadi Bani Khalid as part of your journey from the desert to the coast. You stay at the Ras al - Jinz Centre and have time to rest before your evening excursion to the Green Turtle beach.

Day 8 Ras Al Jinz Muscat

Today you'll return to Muscat along the coastal road. There are plenty of scenic places to stopping for a picnic lunch, including the fascinating town of Sur. You spend your last night in the city.

Day 9 Muscat

You'll drive to the airport today and drop your vehicle off in time for your flight back to London, arriving on the same afternoon.

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