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CAD5,605 Per person
8 days
Includes transfers
Includes activities
Includes hotels

An itinerary that incorporates the main sights of Muscat with the rugged mountains and boundless desert of Oman's picturesque interior. The trip begins in Muscat, one of the Gulf's most attractive and historically intriguing cities. Next you set off through the mountains to Nizwa and the impressive forts and higher altitudes of the Jebel Shams. After a night camping serenely in the desert, you move on to the coast to watch green turtles nesting on the beaches near Sur. Finally you return to Muscat along the beautiful coastline for some relaxation time at the beach.

Itinerary highlights

  • Explore the white city of Muscat.

  • Discover the mountains and forts of the interior.

  • Visit Nizwa's intriguing cattle market.

  • View the beautiful dunes of the Wahiba Sands.

  • Watch green turtles nesting in Ras Al-Jinz.

Audley Travel Specialist Ninwa

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Treat this trip purely as a starting point for your own tour to Oman. Your specialist will ask you what you want and then shape your itinerary to match.

  • Your trip will be unique
  • We work to your interests and budget
  • Advice from first-hand expertise
  • Muscat
  • Nizwa
  • The Wahiba Sands
  • Ras Al Jinz
  • Muscat

Itinerary idea in detail

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Day 1 Muscat

Muscat

Your driver will meet you on your arrival at the airport and transfer you to your hotel for check in. You then have the rest of the day to rest and relax after your journey.

Day 2 Muscat

Muscat

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

Day 3 Nizwa

Muscat , Nizwa

Today head off for the interior of the country, stopping to visit Seeb, Nakhl and Wadi Bani Auf en route to Nizwa.

Day 4 Nizwa

Nizwa

A full day excursion today, exploring the town of Nizwa as well as the mountains and forts in the surrounding area.

Day 5 The Wahiba Sands

Nizwa , The Wahiba Sands

En route to the desert visit Izki and Sanaw and stop off for a picnic lunch. This afternoon continue on to the desert and drive through the dunes to the desert camp. Here you can watch the sun set over the dunes, before a traditional dinner back at camp.

Day 6 Ras Al Jinz

The Wahiba Sands , Ras Al Jinz

In the morning visit 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, where you may see turtles hatching.

Day 7 Muscat

Ras Al Jinz , Muscat

Return to Muscat along the coastal road, visiting Sur before spending your last night in the city.

Day 8 Return home

Muscat

Your driver will meet you at the hotel and transfer you to the airport for your return flight.

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