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    Places visited:

  • Muscat
  • Nizwa
  • The Wahiba Sands
  • Ras Al Jinz
  • 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.

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What our specialists say...

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.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Muscat
  • Nizwa
  • Wahiba Sands
  • Ras Al Jinz
  • Muscat

Itinerary idea in detail

Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Muscat.

Day 2 Muscat

Muscat

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

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Day 3 Muscat

Muscat

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

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Day 4 Nizwa

Muscat , Nizwa

Today you head off for the interior of the country, stopping to visit Seeb, Nakhl and Wadi Bani Auf en route. You stay in fascinating Nizwa for two nights.

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Day 5 Nizwa

Nizwa

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

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Day 6 Wahiba Sands

Nizwa , Wahiba Sands

En route to the desert you visit Izki and Sanaw, and stop off for a picnic lunch. After you'll 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.

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Day 7 Ras Al Jinz

Wahiba Sands , Ras Al Jinz

In the morning you can 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.

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Day 8 Muscat

Ras Al Jinz , Muscat

Today you return to Muscat along the coastal road, visiting Sur and stopping for a picnic lunch. You spend your last night in the city.

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Day 9 International return flight

Muscat , International return flight

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

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