Oman Tours 2 Days

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2D-1 Oman Mountain Crossing

Overnight

Day 1:  Start your adventure tour of Oman.  Leaving in the morning we will visit Nakhl - Wadi Bani Awf (walk and swim through the wadi).  Next, travel across the Western Hajar Mountains to the fascinating and hidden mountain village of Bilad Sayt.  Then we will travel to Al Hamra and then continue up the mountains to the peak of Jebel Shams - Sun Mountain.  Here we will stay overnight at a mountain resort and enjoy the fantastic atmosphere of being at the very top of Oman.

Day 2:  After breakfast we will continue the tour and travel through Wadi Ghul to Nizwa, at Nizwa we will visit the traditional Souq where there will be an opportunity to purchase and see many traditional Omani things.  After this you will take a tour of the famous Round Fort - one of the finest forts in Oman and take a walk around the old part of Nizwa.  Then we will drive through the mountains back to Muscat.

On return to Muscat you will have memories of hidden mountain villages, wilderness and the history of Oman.

Cost 400RO (US $1040) - for 2 persons / private vehicle100 RO for additional 2 persons.

Tour includes all meals, refreshments, accommodation, entry fees & Experienced Omani Guide.

 

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2D-2 Extreme Oman Wadi Hike

Overnight

Day 1:  Your tour begins by driving along the magnificent Batinah coastline.  From Barka heading south to the Oasis of Nakhal.  Here you will visit the 17th Century Fort and the hot spring.  Next, travel across the mountains to the fascinating and hidden mountain village of Bilad Sayt.  This is an amazing village of winding pathways. There are great photo opportunities and you will have a chance to meet with the local people. From here we will travel to our campsite which is at the mouth of Snake Canyon. 

Day 2:  Next morning after breakfast we will commence our hike through the canyon.  Snake Canyon is by far the most diverse and challenging wadis. Every bend is a photo opportunity. Jumps into the crystal pools range from two to six meters into deep waters. The caverns add fun and extra challenges to the trek.  Snake Canyon is an awesome hike although definitely not considered to be easy but, having completed it you will feel inspired. 

The name "Snake Canyon" refers to the serpentine effect created by the water cutting through the mountains and the wadi snaking through.  Snake Canyon is cut into the mountains and offers a fantastic trip past waterfalls, through rocks pools and over boulders. Our hike of approximately 5 hours will have you jumping into pools of water and swimming in caves under the mountains. At places, it is so narrow that you can barely swim between the sides of the mountain. 

This canyon is for the adventurous spirit and requires a level of fitness.  You will need to be good swimmer in addition to being capable of climbing and jumping from boulders. Snake Canyon offers a sense of discovery within the winding gorge which will keep you occupied for many hours.

Cost 400RO (US $1040) - for 2 persons / private vehicle100 RO for additional 2 persons.

Tour includes all meals, refreshments, accommodation & Experienced Omani Guide.

 

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2D-3 Oman Grand Canyon Trek

Overnight

Day 1:  Your tour commences by travelling through the Hajar Mountains to the township of Nizwa, the ancient capital of Oman. At Nizwa you will visit Nizwa Fort and the Traditional Souq. 

From here we will continue to the beautiful old village of Misfah. The village of Misfah is perched on the side of a mountain where narrow ancient stone pathways lead you into the valley below. 

Next, we will travel to Jebel Shams,"Sun Mountain" which is the highest peak of the Jebel Al Akhdar mountain range, soaring 3,000 meters above sea level. Spectacular scenery and remote villages - this is Oman's Grand Canyon.  This is where we will sleep for the night in a mountain resort and enjoy dinner and conversation. 

Day 2:  Next morning after an enjoyable breakfast we will start our hike.  The Jebel Shams mountain hike will have you walking along the cliff face on goat trails, narrow ledges and passages. It is one of the most popular treks in Oman and is known as the "Jebel Shams Rim Walk". From this amazing vantage point you will enjoy incredible views of the mountains and the rugged landscape.  The views from the trail are spectacular and offer unparalleled vistas of Wadi Nakhr. 

This hike has all the ingredients of high adventure. Commencing from the village of Al Khateem situated on the edge of the mountain at a height of 2,000 meters, you will hike approximately about 5 hours depending on the length of time you stop and enjoy this incredible location.  You will pass an abandoned village of al-Saab and terraces perched on the mountain side, people used to bring water through falaj system from a secluded lagoon balanced on the cliff face.

You will find that the views are unsurpassed throughout Oman and will leave a lasting image of this incredible "Grand Canyon".

Cost 400RO (US $1040) - for 2 persons / private vehicle100 RO for additional 2 persons.

Tour includes all meals, refreshments, accommodation, entry fees & Experienced Omani Guide.

 

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2D-4 Beach & Wadi

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Day 1:  Starting in the morning you will travel through the mountainous and desert landscape arriving at the coast.  We will continue travelling through the coastal road and by the villages of Dibab and Finns and arrive at Wadi Shab - wadi meaning "gorge between cliffs". Your guide will take you for a visually breathtaking, easy walk through the Wadi. A long walk past the green grass, banana and mango trees along the narrow winding, old rock paths will bring you to a series of streams and pools.  You will have the opportunity to swim through a pond of crystal clear water and swim through a narrow keyhole, surfacing inside a magnificent cave filled with crystal clear water and an inspiring waterfall. 

After you are refreshed you will travel to the white sands of Tiwi Beach where we will set our camp for the night.  It is a magnificent site to have a camp fire and a BBQ dinner. 

Day 2:  Next morning after breakfast we will travel to the dramatic Bama Sinkhole. There will be time to visit the Sinkhole and enjoy a refreshing swim in the pristine water.   On your return trip you will travel through the township of Quriyat and mountains back to Muscat with a lasting memory of Oman.

Cost 360RO (US $940) - for 2 persons / private vehicle100 RO for additional 2 persons.

Tour includes all meals, refreshments, accommodation & Experienced Omani Guide.

 

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2D-5 Turtle Beach & Wadi Shab

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Day 1: Your adventure begins in the afternoon when you commence your tour to Ras Al Hadd, the nesting beach of the Giant Green Turtle. To begin you will drive through the townships of Quriyat, Tiwi and arriving at the ancient seafaring township of Sur where we stop for visit and lunch.  From here you will travel on to Ras Al Hadd, this is where we spend the night at a beautiful beach resort. At night we will drive to Ras Al Jinz, The famous Turtle Beach to have a guided tour to experience the giant green sea turtles lay their eggs in the light of the stars. 

Day 2:  Next morning after breakfast, we head off again, this time we are heading towards the famous village of Tiwi.  At Tiwi, we will visit Wadi Shab which is considered one of the most beautiful wadis in Oman.  You will have ample time to hike through this wadi and enjoy exploring and swimming.  Again, the scenery is spectacular and certainly, an experience you will remember forever.  After walking and swimming in the Wadi we will drive to the spectacular Bama Sink Hole.  The water is crystal clear and the setting outstanding.  After enjoying some time there we will travel through the mountains back to Muscat.

Cost 400RO (US $1040) - for 2 persons / private vehicle100 RO for additional 2 persons.

Tour includes all meals, refreshments, accommodation, entry fees & Experienced Omani Guide.

 

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2D-6 Oman Desert & Wadis

Overnight

The Wahiba's are desert in the romantic sense of the word. Rolling sand dunes, varying from deep red to a rich honey color, stretching as far as the eye can see. This is the traditional home of the nomadic Bedouin. 

Day 1:  Starting in the morning you will travel into the Al Hajar mountains through Wadi Al Aqq across the desert plains through the townships of Ibra and Al Qabil. Your destination is the Golden Sea Sands of Wahiba Desert - Rimal Ash Sharqiyyah. 

At Wahiba you will experience 4WDriving on the sand dunes as well as a visit to a Bedouin community.  Experiencing the sunset at the top of the Wahiba dunes is inspiring. We will spend the night in a comfortable permanent camp where we will enjoy the hospitality of the Bedouin around the camp fire. 

Day 2:  After breakfast, there will be the chance for you to ride a camel and the opportunity to meet with the Bedouin women and purchase their traditional handicrafts.  From here you will travel to Wadi Bani Khalid for an easy walk along the riverbed with ample time to cool down in the crystal clear waters of the rock pools.  As we travel back to Muscat there will be many memories and experiences of Oman returning with you.

Cost 400RO (US $1040) - for 2 persons / private vehicle100 RO for additional 2 persons.

Tour includes all meals, refreshments, accommodation, entry fees & Experienced Omani Guide.