Muscat : Al Murooj + Wahiba : Arabian Oryx Camp + Jabal Akhdar : Sama Jabal Akhdar
Muscat : Muscat : Golden Tulip Headington + Wahiba : Arabian Oryx Camp + Jabal Akhdar : Sama JabalAkhdar
Three Nights’ accommodation in Muscat at suggested or similar hotel.
One Night accomodation in Arabian Oryx Camp on Half Board Basis.
One Night accomodation in Sama Jabal Akhdar on Half Board Basis.
Daily breakfats except day 1.
Private 03 Days in a 4wd with the services of English-speaking chauffeur as per the itinerary.
Private Half Day Muscat City Tour with English speaking chauffeur.
Dolphin watching Tour. (Group Basis)
Return airport transfers on Private basis.
Entrance fees as per the Itinerary.
Day 1 : ARRIVE MUSCAT –
Arrive at Muscat International Airport. After Immigration clearance, baggage collection & customs proceed
to the arrival hall to meet the chauffeur and proceed to the Hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Muscat.
Day 2 : HALF DAY MUSCAT CITY TOUR –
Pickup from the hotel and proceed to visit the Grand Mosque (not possible on Friday & other public
holidays), highlight of the Muscat city. Completed in 2001, Grand Mosque is a beautiful building which
looks modern but shows that modern craftsmen have retained the skills necessary to create this
wonderful traditional environment. It is impossible not to take more and more pictures. The handmade
carpets, the chandeliers, the ceiling of the great dome in the main prayer room are absolute ‘must sees’.
Kindly note, ladies to be fully covered and to carry a head scarf and men should wear trousers. Drive
along the waterfront Corniche visiting the colourful Muttrah Souq. We proceed for a photo stop to the
magnificent Al Alam Palace, official palace of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos flanked by the 16th century
Portuguese forts Mirani & Jalali. Proceed to visit Bait Al Zubair Museum to have a glimpse of Oman’s
history. Proceed back to the Hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Muscat.
Day 3 : DOLPHIN WATCHING (GROUP TOUR) –
Transfer from the Muscat hotel to the Marina to embark on a boat as we search the seas for Dolphins and
Whales. Watching wild dolphins is a thrilling way to start the day and the lucky may even come across
one of the many species of whales that can be found just a few kilometres from Muscat’s rugged coast.
Not every trip guarantees a sighting, but you are sure to enjoy a trip out to sea and enhance your
knowledge of nature’s most fascinating marine mammals. 1200 Hrs: Return to the Marina and proceed
back to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure on your own to explore the city or enjoy hotel facilities.
Overnight at the hotel in Muscat.
Day 4 : MUSCAT – WAHIBA –
We depart by 4WD vehicles to Wahiba Sands via the scenic and rugged coastal route. This tour offers
breath-taking glimpses of the blue waters of the Gulf of Oman offset by pristine white beaches. We drive
past the fishing village of Quriyat . There is a good chance of spotting Flamingos and Eagles at an inland
stream. Visit the picturesque Wadi Arabayeen with its deep pools of water set among the date palms. We
then proceed to the Bimah sinkhole, a spectacular limestone crater with blue green water at the bottom.
On clear sunny days while driving along the coast one might chance to see sharks in the deep blue
waters or fleet footed Gazelles sprint across the landscape. Arrive Sur and visit the traditional dhow
factory, as we continue from here the road winds through mountain terrain offering breath- taking
glimpses of the ocean. We continue our drive on to the Wahiba Sands, a vast mass of undulating red and
White Sea of sand and dunes rising upto 200 meters, which are, also host to a variety of flora and fauna.
The ever-changing patterns of the dunes are a photographers delight. Experience a roller coaster like
feeling over the dunes. Dinner & Overnight at Arabian Oryx Camp.
Day 5 : WAHIBA – JABAL AKHDAR –
Enjoy Breakfast at the camp. Wahiba Sands is also home to the traditional Bedouin tribe who are known
for their hospitality and their knowledge of the Sands. We will visit a Bedouin family in their traditional and
simple habitat. In stark contrast to this is Wadi Bani Khalid. It comprises of small pretty villages embedded
in the mountains. The Wadi has clear deep blue water. It is advisable to wear light comfortable clothing
and walking shoes. Proceed to Al Jebel Al Akhdar is famed for its fruit orchards typically laid out terrace
style along the slopes of mountains, which are endowed with natural springs and aflaj. The villages of
Saiq, Wadi Bani Habib (the village of the old houses) visit to village roose & Al Ain dot the landscape. The
villages overlook a spectacular landscape of dramatic peaks, gorges and wadis. The roses of Jabal Al
Akhdar fill the air with fragrance when in full bloom (March / April). Rose water is distilled in the homes of
the villagers. (It is advisable to wear light comfortable clothing and walking shoes). Overnight at Sama
Jabal Akhdar Hotel.
Day 6 : DEPART JABAL AKHDAR – NIZWA- MUSCAT –
Proceed to Nizwa, capital of the interior, is the birthplace of Islam in the Sultanate of Oman. Nizwa
boasts of the famous Round Tower Fort (photo stop), built in the 17th century, and its Souq
renowned for its Friday cattle auction, intricately hand-carved “Khanjars” (daggers) & ornamental
silver jewellery. Drop at Muscat International Airport.
International Flight tickets Applicable Airport taxes. Singapore Visa Charges Tips to driver and guides locally. All surcharges for Airport transfers after the Scheduled Seat in coach
timings. Guaranteed early check in / late checkout charges (Standard check in
1400hrs and Check out 1200 Hrs). Any expenses of personal nature. Travel Insurance charges.