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$3,685 Per person
10 days
Includes vehicle rental
Includes hotels

A fantastic itinerary aimed specifically at families, which includes a mix of exploration and relaxation. This trip is ideal for families since the central portion is self-drive, meaning that you can go at your own pace between stops. The itinerary includes plenty of time at the beach, as well as a couple of nights under the stars in the desert with some interesting excursions out of Muscat too.

Itinerary highlights

  • Enjoy a self-drive tour of this scenic Sultanate.

  • Witness the majestic green turtles laying their eggs.

  • Spend a couple of nights under the stars.

  • Relax in the sunshine as you unwind at the beach.

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


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

Day 2 Muscat


You have the morning out at sea today, as you look for dolphins along Oman's beautiful coastline.

Day 3 Nizwa

Muscat , Nizwa

Your car hire starts today - you will be driving a 4x4 vehicle which is delivered to your hotel. 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 4 Nizwa


You have the day to explore the region, and a visit to Jabrin Fort, Bahla and the beehive tombs would be recommended.

Day 5 The Wahiba Sands

Nizwa , The Wahiba Sands

You can explore the town of Nizwa this morning before heading to the Wahiba Sands desert.

Day 6 The Wahiba Sands

The Wahiba Sands

A day to enjoy this unique desert environment.

Day 7 Ras Al Jinz

The 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 Muscat

Ras Al Jinz , Muscat

Today you'll return to Muscat along the scenic coastal road. Once back in Muscat, the car is collected from the hotel.

Day 9 Muscat


Day at leisure.

Day 10 Return home


Your driver meets you to take you to the airport for your flight home.

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