OMAN - MUSCAT CITY
Oman, officially the Sultanate of Oman, is a country in Western Asia. It is situated on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, and spans the mouth of the Persian Gulf. Oman shares land borders with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen, while sharing maritime borders with Iran and Pakistan.
Day 01 AIRPORT ARRIVAL.
Arrive at Muscat international Airport. Meet & greet by a Tour Oman representative
Transfer to the hotel in Muscat – (40 mnts drive) Check in at hotel. (Standard check in time 1400)
Day 02 HALF DAY MUSCAT CITY TOUR. – (03 – 04 HOUR)
Breakfast at hotel.
The tour starts with a visit to Royal Opera House. From here proceed for a visit of the GRAND MOSQUE (open for visitors from Sat to Thur 8-11 AM only, except the holidays) which is one the largest mosques in the world with beautiful art works, chandelier & a one piece carpet covering the entire prayer hall measuring approx 4300 square meters. After that visit to NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUMS with flora & fauna which boasts of a giant fossil. After the visit continue your drive to the “AL ALAM PALACE” (visit stop only
– photography is not permitted) flanked by the two Portuguese Forts of “JALALI &
MIRANI”. Continue your drive along the Corniche waterfront to the “MUTTRAH SOUQ”, one of the oldest markets in Oman. The narrow alleys of the souq and the smell of the mystic frankincense and sandalwood in the air are typical of this souq.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03 WAHIBA SANDS (DESERT)/ WADI BANI KHALID (RIVER/LAKE)
Breakfast at Hotel.
Enjoy the drive through the stunning dunes. a vast mass of undulating red and White Sea of sand and dunes rising up to 200 meters, which are, also host to a variety of flora and fauna. After arrival in the camp you climb up on the lonely dune to watch the miraculous sunset.
Visit the ever-green Wadi Bani Khalid which is one of the most famous ones of the entire Sharqiyah region. The river never dries out completely throughout the year there is a continuous water current. (Clients are requested to bring swim wear and their own towels.)
Transfer back to Muscat. Overnight stay at Muscat.
Day 04 Dolphin watching – (1000 – 1200 – SIC tour.)
Breakfast at Hotel.
Step aboard to explore the hidden treasures of Oman’s magic coastline. This 2 hour cruise will give you a fascinating experience and its rare to miss the swimming dolphins. Chances of seeing dolphins (usually common, spinner, bottlenose or Indo-Pacific species) are high at any time of the year. A dolphin in flight is a wonderful sight that thrills onlookers.
Overnight stay at hotel
Day 05 AIRPORT DEPARTURE
Breakfast at Hotel. Free for shopping.
Transfer to the Muscat international airport.
|Muscat Plaza / Secure Inn / Ibis||03 star||Muscat|
|Alfalaj / Best Western / Swiss Bell Inn||04 star|
|Sheraton / Similar||05 star|
|03 Star||04 Star||05 Star|
|2||USD 348.00||USD 368.00||USD 435.00|
|4||USD 275.00||USD 298.00||USD 365.00|
|8||USD 270.00||USD 293.00||USD 360.00|
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