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A Week in Oman

 

Summary:

Visit the highlights of Oman

Duration
7 Days
Cities
3
Next Departure
17-Oct-2021
Starting at
± USD 2,344.00
Price per day
± USD 335.00

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Operator
Exodus Travel
Tour
A Week in Oman
Travel Style
Small Group Tour with More Flexibility
Group Size
4 - 15
Age Group
16 - 99 Years


Summary

Visit the highlights of Oman

Day 1.
Start Muscat; Afternoon Dhow Cruise And Visit Mutrah Souq
Day 2.
Visit Muscat's Grand Mosque; Onto Sur Via Beautiful Wadi Shab. Evening Visit To Turtle Reserve
Day 3.
Drive To Wadi Bani Khalid, Swim In The Turquoise Pools And Enjoy A Picnic Lunch. Continue To Wahiba Sands And Explore The Spectacular Dunes. Overnight In Desert Camp
Day 4.
Morning Visit To A Bedouin Family And Enjoy Omani Coffee; Visit Birkat Al Mouz And Walk Through Its Oasis And Date Plantations; Onto Nizwa
Day 5.
Transfer To Jabrin, One Of Oman's Finest Castles; Stop At Historic Bahla Fort; Enjoy A Walk And Picnic Lunch In Wadi Nakher. Visit Jebel Shams For Amazing Views
Day 6.
See Nizwa's Famous Cattle Auction Market, Fort And Souq; Continue To Nakhal Fort And Hot Spring; Back To Muscat For Final Evening
Day 7.
End Muscat

Visited cities (3): Muscat, Nizwa, Wadi Bani Khalid

 

Details

Oman, the most beautiful of the Gulf States boasts a rich culture and ancient heritage waiting to be discovered during this one week cultural adventure. Starting off in the capital of Muscat, here we gaze in awe at the Grand Mosque, wander through the colourful Mutrah Souq and see the Omani capital and coastline through seafarers eyes on a traditional dhow cruise. No visit to Oman is complete without exploring their magnificent landscapes on offer; camp and 4WD in the dunes of the Wahiba Sands; marvel at stunning views over the 'Grand Canyon of Arabia' from Jebel Shams, Oman's highest mountain; wade in the cooling, turquoise waters of some of the land's most idyllic desert oasis' and uncover the historic forts before witnessing the weekly live auction cattle market in Nizwa, an event not to be missed!

Remarks

Highlights

  • See Muscat's Grand Mosque and colourful Mutrah SouqCamp and 4WD in the dunes
    at Wahiba SandsEnjoy spectacular views from Jebel Shams over the Grand Canyon
    of ArabiaWitness the unmissable weekly live auction cattle market in
    NizwaDiscover Nizwa's 17th Century fort Swim in the turquoise, cool waters
    of Wadi Bani KhalidVisit a Bedouin family and enjoy Kahwa (Omani local
    coffee)Take a cruise on a traditional Dhow boat
  • Included in Price

    • All breakfasts, 3 lunches and 5 dinners are included.Omani cuisine is
      influenced by Arab, Persian, Indian, Asian, Eastern Mediterranean, and
      African cuisine. Rice is a staple dish and often includes a variety of
      flavours and ingredients and meat such as chicken, fish and lamb feature
      prominently. Dishes are full of rich mixtures of spices, herbs and marinades.
      Dates are much loved and are an essential part of the Omani diet.Curry,
      soups, fresh salads, and vegetable dishes are all very common. Coffee is the
      national beverage but tea is also drunk. Yoghurt drinks and softs drinks are
      also popular. Alcohol is not readily available but can be purchased in some
      hotels and likely to be quite expensive. During the tour, you will have the
      opportunity to taste and experience a variety of dishes and eat in local
      eateries and restaurants. Included lunches will be picnic lunches and other
      meals will be eaten in local cafes/eateries. The night spent at the desert
      camp will also include a BBQ with traditional dishes.Non-Muslims are
      permitted to bring in two litres of alcohol by air only. Alcohol may be
      purchased at Muscat airport after having cleared immigration. Care must be
      taken not to cause offence through the use of alcohol and should not be
      consumed in public places apart from licensed premises, such as hotels &
      restaurants. It is generally not a problem to bring your own alcohol into
      hotels but please always ask the hotel first out of courtesy.Please advise at
      time of booking if you have any dietary requirements.
    • All breakfasts, 3 lunches and 5 dinners includedAll accommodation All
      transport and listed activities Tour leader throughoutArrival & departure
      transfers for group flights

    NOT included in price

  • Travel insuranceSingle accommodation (available on request)Visas or
    vaccinationsOptional Camel ride at camp
  • Travel Package

    DescriptionComing from Going to
    Tour (Round Trip) Muscat Muscat

    This is an Organised Group Tour: the itinerary has been predefined by the tour operator. The tour destinations, duration, accommodations, departure dates and the price are fix. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

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