Highlights of Oman
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Overview

Oman offers visitors a truly authentic Arabian experience. Its people are extremely friendly, welcoming and proud of their carefully preserved culture and way of life. In recent years, Oman has embraced tourism whilst still retaining much of its traditional architecture and customs.The Highlights of Oman Tour gives a marvellous snapshot of many aspects of the Sultanate and is an ideal as an add-on to a luxurious beach holiday in the Muscat area.

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Highlights & Inclusions

English speaking guide, suitable vehicle, entrance fees if and where applicable, taxes and service charges and accommodation and meals (food only) as specified. Kindly note some sites are subject to closure due to religious festivals, Government holidays, weather conditions and seasonality. Excludes international flights. All travelling times are estimated and can be influenced by traffic volumes, road conditions, local events and weather.

Your Itinerary

Day 1

Explore Muscat with a morning city tour. Highlights include, Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Mutrah, fish and vegetable souqs as well as Oman's largest traditional souq.

Continue on to Jebel Akhdar in the Green Mountains, via the village of Birkatal Mawz following the road to Saiq Plateau and walk down the steps into Wadi Bani Habib with its crumbling abandoned houses or pay a visit to Al Ayn village to see the traditional houses stacked on the mountainside surrounded by pomegranate trees.

Hotel: Anantara Jaba Akhdar Resort

Meals included: Lunch and Dinner

Itinerary

Day 2

Hail Al Shas – Wahiba Sands

Visit the Nizwa Fort, overlooking the ancient city with its colourful domes and bustling Souq.

Hotel: Desert Nights Camp

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Itinerary

Day 3

Wahiba – Ras Al Jinz

Leave the desert and visit Wadi Bani Khalid, a beautiful Wadi with clear deep blue waters. Continue towards to Ras Al Hadd for an afternoon of relaxation. After dinner take a short drive to view the nesting green turtles on the calm beaches of Ras Al Jinz, a truly memorable experience.

Hotel: Turtle Beach Resort

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Itinerary

Day 4

Ras Al Jinz – Muscat

Continue to Sur and visit the fishermen’s harbour and the dhow building yard to see the traditional Omani wooden fishing boats being built by hand. Continue via Qalhat where Bibi Miriam’s tomb is located and then onto Wadi Shab.

Stop at the white beach of Fins, followed by a visit to Bimmah Sinkhole, finally, pass through the village of Quriyat, guarded by its 18th century fort before being dropped off at a Muscat.

Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch

Climate

Average sun hours per day
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
Average daily temp (c)
  January
10
1
19
  February
10
0
20
  March
10
6
22
  April
10
6
24
  May
12
8
27
  June
10
8
27
  July
8
22
25
  August
8
25
24
  September
9
10
24
  October
10
5
23
  November
10
0
22
  December
9
5
20