Oman Tours 5 Days

Oman Experience

5D-1 Oman Experience

5 days and 4 nights

Day 1:  Start your adventure tour of Oman.  Leaving in the morning we will visit Nakhl Fort and the hot spring at the oases of Nakhl - Wadi Bani Awf (walk and swim in the wadi) - travel across the Western Hajar Mountains to the hidden village of Bilad Sayt.  Then we will travel on to AL Hamra and continue up the mountains to the peak of Jebel Shams - the 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 set off on an incredible hike around the rim of the cliff.  The views are fantastic and considered some of the best in Oman.  This canyon is known as the Grand Canyon of Oman.  After the hike we will continue the tour and travel to Wadi Ghul, visiting Misfah village an incredible mountainside village. Spending the night at a hotel in Nizwa. 

Day 3:  After breakfast we will visit the traditional Nizwa 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 city of Nizwa.  Next we will travel to the golden Wahiba Sands Desert arriving in the afternoon in time to watch the sunset across the dunes.  We will stay overnight at a comfortable and permanent Bedouin camp. 

 Day 4:  After breakfast we will visit a Bedouin family for you to experience their traditional lifestyle.  Then travel on to Ras Al Hadd and to Turtle Beach where we will spend the night at beach resort and enjoy the hospitality of the Omani people. At night we drive to Ras Al Jinz which is one of the few nesting places of the giant green sea turtle to have a guided tour to see these majestic creatures come ashore and lay their eggs by the light of the stars. 

Day 5:  After breakfast we head off again, this time we are heading towards the coastal city of Sur. At Sur we will visit the shipyard to watch the making of the traditional wooden Omani Dhows. Then to 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.  After enjoying the crystal clear water at this sink hole, we will travel through the mountains back to Muscat.  This tour will leave you with lasting memories and a complete experience of Oman. 

Cost 1150 RO (US $2990) - for 2 persons / private vehicle. 400 RO for additional 2 persons.

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

 

Oman Adventure

5D-2 Oman Adventure

5 days and 4 nights

Day 1:  Starting from Muscat in the morning you will travel through the mountainous and desert landscape arriving at the dramatic Bama Sinkhole. There will be time to visit the Sinkhole.  Next, you will continue travelling 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. Your walk will take you past dates, banana and mango trees.  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, which contains 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:  After breakfast we will drive along the coast arriving at the ancient seafaring township of Sur.  Sur is where the traditional wooden Omani Dhows are made.  It also features many fine old homes with carved doors and arabesque windows.  It offers great photo opportunities and we will stop in Sur for lunch before continuing our journey to Ras Al Hadd and to Turtle Beach where we will spend the night at a beautiful beach resort in Ras Al Hadd. At night we will drive to Ras Al Jinz Scientific Centre to have a guided tour to see the giant green sea turtle come ashore and lay their eggs by the light of the stars. 

Day 3:  Next morning after breakfast we continue our adventure, this time heading the brilliant Wahiba Sands Desert - Rimal Ash Sharqiyyah.  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. 

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 and at night you will enjoy the hospitality of a desert camp. We will spend the night in the permanent Bedouin camp where we will enjoy dinner and conversation around the camp fire.  

Day 4:  After breakfast we continue our tour to the township of Nizwa, the ancient capital of Oman.  We travel through Nizwa to the village of Bahla with its rich tradition of pottery, weaving and magic.  We will continue to Jebrin Castle which was constructed in 1670.  Jebrin Castle was once a centre of learning for the study of Islamic Law, History, Arabic, Medicine and Astrology.  Then travel through Al Hamra to the village of Misfah, which is an ancient village perched on the mountainside.  We will walk down winding paths into the heart of the village with fantastic views of the wadi below and the terraced gardens of lime, banana and date trees.  After this we return to Nizwa and stay overnight in a hotel. 

Day 5:  After breakfast we will explore Nizwa visiting 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 built in 1660.  Next, we will walk through the old part of Nizwa discovering the history and seeing one of the oldest Mosques in Oman.  Then, we will enjoy a delicious Omani meal served in the traditional style.  After lunch we will drive through the mountains back to Muscat.  You will take with you a very rich experience of the land of Oman, the nature, Omani people, customs and culture. 

Cost 1150 RO (US $2990) - for 2 persons / private vehicle. 400 RO for additional 2 persons.

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

 

Oman History & Desert

5D-3 Oman History & Desert

5 days and 4 nights

Day 1:  Beginning in the morning we will drive through the magnificent Hajar Mountains via Fanja, Sumail and Izki. From here you continue your tour to the township of Nizwa, the ancient capital of Oman.  Next, we travel through Al Hamra and visit Bait Al Safa, a traditional Omani house where you will see how Omanis used to live.  Next we visit the village of Misfah, which is an ancient village perched on the mountainside.  You will walk down winding paths into the heart of the village with fantastic views of the wadi below and the terraced gardens of lime, banana and date trees.  From here, we continue to Nizwa where we will stay overnight at a hotel. 

Day 2:  After breakfast we will explore Nizwa visiting 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 built in 1660.  Next, we will walk through the old city of Nizwa discovering the history and seeing one of the oldest Mosques in Oman.  From here we will travel through Ibra and Badiya to the Wahiba Sands.  There will be enough time for you to visit a Bedouin family and experience very traditional hospitality arriving in the afternoon in time to watch the sunset across the dunes.  We will stay overnight at an eco-friendly permanent camp.  We will enjoy the evening in the desert with good food, entertainment and conversation around a camp fire.  

Day 3:  After breakfast, we will cross Rimal Ash Sharqiyyah Desert from the north to the south.  There will be many opportunities to enjoy the natural beauty of this landscape, especially when the dunes meet the Arabian Sea it is visually stunning.  Once we arrive on the coast we will continue along the coast to the fishing village of Qurun.  From there we will drive into the sands once more to an amazing natural forest of Gaph Trees.  We will drive through this natural desert forest to Jaalan passing many Bedouin settlements on our way.  We will set our own camp amongst the trees. 

Day 4:  Next day after breakfast we will continue the drive to Ras al Hadd and to Turtle Beach where we will spend the night at a beach resort and enjoy the hospitality of the Omani people.  Ras Al Jinz is one of the few nesting places of the giant green sea turtle and at night you will have a guided tour to see these majestic creatures come ashore and lay their eggs by the light of the stars. 

Day 5:  After breakfast, we head off again, this time we are heading towards the coastal city of Sur. Sur is where the traditional wooden Omani Dhows are made. It also features many fine old homes with carved doors and arabesque windows. Then, travel to 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.  After enjoying the crystal clear water at this sink hole, we will travel through the mountains back to Muscat.  On returning to Muscat you will bring with you fantastic memories and experiences of Omani history, traditional culture, unique landscapes and natural wonders.  

Cost 1150 RO (US $2990) - for 2 persons / private vehicle. 400 RO for additional 2 persons.

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