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OM08: 7 Days Muscat - Sur - Wahiba Sands - Nizwa - Muscat

Tour Type: Private Tour, flexible and customized
Guide & Driver: English-speaking driver guide & air-conditioned car
Accommodation: 3 to 5-star well selected hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: A mix choice of local cuisines and western-style food

Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Arrival in Muscat, airport pick up
According to the arrival time of your flight, the English-speaking driver guide will meet you at the Seeb International Airport on time and transfer you to the hotel. In the rest free time of the day, you can enjoy a good rest to recover from the jet lag for our following 7 days Oman tour packages.

Accommodation: Al Falaj Hotel (4 stars)

Day 2: Muscat city tour and transfer to Sur
First, the driver guide will accompany you to one of the largest mosques in Middle East – Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. The decorations inside the mosque is quite luxurious and gorgeous. Then set out to Sur. After 1.5 hours' driving, we will arrive at Bimmah sinkhole, a natural limestone hole with clear water in the bottom. You can walk down to the bottom along the stairs and enjoy a swimming there. The lunch will be dealt by yourself. In the afternoon, we will drive 1.5 hours to Wadi Tiwi. On both sides are the villages with various plantations which are luxuriant and green all year round. Then continue driving 2 hours to get to Sur. After checking in, the driver guide will lead you to see the green turtles in Raz Al Jinz.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Sur Plaza (3 stars)

  • Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
    Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
  • Bimmah Sinkhole
    Bimmah Sinkhole
Day 3: Transfer from Sur to Wahiba Sands and visit the desert
The first stop of today's Oman tour packages is Wadi Bani Khalid which is about 2 hours' driving away. It is an oasis located among barren and dry mountains. There are many natural pools whose water is cool and clean. It would be a great experience to go swimming there. The next stop is Wahiba Sands. Here, you will visit the Bedouin house, ride a camel in the dessert, and climb up to a sand dune to appreciate the sunset. In the evening, we will stay overnight in the camp.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Desert Nights Camp (5 stars)

Day 4: Transfer from Wahiba Sands to Nizwa
In the morning, we will leave for Nizwa by 2.5 hours' driving. Upon arrival, visit the Bahla Fort first, a large and well-preserved world cultural heritage. Then stroll around in the local market nearby. Afterwards, our Oman package tour will continue to Bahla village 30 minutess drive away. It is well-known for the Arabian pottery, so a tour to Bahla Pottery Factory will be arranged here. Followed by is the famous Jibreen Castle in Jabrin. The exquisite mural paintings on the ceilings will definitely amaze you. Finally, head to the hotel in Nizwa for check-in and have a good rest.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Golden Tulip Hotel (4 stars)

  • Local Market, Nizwa
    Local Market, Nizwa
  • Pottery in Nizwa
    Pottery in Nizwa
Day 5: Nizwa tour
After about 2 hours' drive, we will reach Jebel Akhdar. Here, you will see the charming scenery of the valley and mountains. Next, enjoy a tour in a remote village Wadi Habib where has plenty of fruit plantations. At night, we will return to Nizwa.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Golden Tulip Hotel (4 stars)

Day 6: Transfer to Muscat
After breakfast, the driver guide will transfer you to Muscat, taking about 1.5 hours. In today's Oman package tour, you will first visit the Zubair Museum. It displays the private collections of one of the most influential families in Muscat. Then you will be accompanied to take a walk around the Sultan's Palace to take some photos and view the Al Jalali Fort and Al Mirani fort from a distance. After it, stroll leisurely by the seaside and visit the local Muttrah market to experience the local daily life.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Al Falaj Hotel (4 stars)

  • The Sultan's Palace, Oman
    The Sultan's Palace
  • Al Jalali and Al Mirani Fort
    Al Jalali Fort and Al Mirani Fort
Day 7: Depart from Muscat, airport see off
At the appointed time, the driver guide will pick you up at the hotel and escort you to Seeb International Airport. Wish you a pleasant journey home!

Meals: Breakfast

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What's Included
  • Pick-up and drop-off service at airport.
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Services of English-speaking driver guide.
  • Transfers in private A/C vehicle with driver guide.
  • Entrance fees for mentioned sights visited.
What's Excluded
  • International flight into and out of Oman.
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.).
  • Tips for driver guide.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Oman Visa Fee.
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