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Glimpses of Oman

4 Days / 3 Nights

TOUR DESCRIPTION

Experience Oman like never before…​​

Ancient towns, archaeological structures, historic ruins, picturesque water bodies, white-sand beaches, golden dunes of the desert, Bedouin traditions, and a lot more does this land of Arab has to offer to its visitors! ​

Oman, a country in the middle-east, is an amalgamation of nature’s beauty and cultural abundance. Located at the south-eastern coast of Arabian Peninsula, the Sultanate of Oman represents the most strategic desert location to explore the nature’s divine beauty, where the lush mountains and the breath-taking beaches will rejuvenate your soul. Oman is enriched with the beauty of nature’s abundance. You are bound to get mesmerized by the most spectacular forts that speak some ancient glory through their architectures. On a 4-day expedition into the Arabian land with us, discover the rich heritage and culture of the ancient country, Oman.​

Most exciting features of the tour:​

  • Experience the serene turquoise water-pool wedged between the rocks​
  • Go on city tours and explore the ancient forts​
  • Immerse yourself in the serenity of the rippled sandwaves of desert​
  • Go shopping in Oman’s largest traditional souk, Mutrah​

A heritage-rich Arabian land is calling you with​ Open arms

Marhaba! Welcome to Muscat, the capital city of Oman! We’re sure you’ll be left awestruck by the low-rise buildings as you pass through the well-planned streets of this largest city in Oman. The beautiful city encompasses some of the world’s ancient heritages and attractions, that transport you to another world as you take a lazy walk through its. Its now time to breathe in some fresh sea air whilst being surrounded by some enchanting hills in this magnificent city of Oman! ​

​You will be received at Muscat International Airport by our driver and then driven to the hotel. Check In to the hotel. Overnight in Muscat. ​

The first leg of this expedition starts by touring around the city of Muscat. You would leave the hotel and reach for the Grand Mosque, a famous mosque in the town. Following this, you would be taken to the Mutrah souq, a market that sells a lot of eye-grabbing artefacts and other goodies that lure you into purchasing a thing or two. You end today’s tour by visiting a private museum called the Bait Al Zubair Museum. Finally, get back to the hotel to enjoy a good night’s sleep. ​

City tour duration: 4 hours​

Place of Visit Description Additional Information​
Muscat Kick-start early from the hotel to take a tour around the city of Muscat. You’ll leave early to go on a half-day city tour of the Muscat city.​
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque The Mosque of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said is one of the major landmarks of Oman. Pay attention to the intricate details of the exotic prayer carpet and the huge chandelier inside.​ Closed on Fridays.​

Dress code needs to have adhered by visitors, both men and women.

Women visitors must dress up in an attire that cover legs, arms, and shoulders and they should also cover their heads.​

Men must wear long trousers and also ensure that their shoulders are covered before entering the premises.

If required, you could borrow rented outfits at the entrance of the mosque.

Al Alam Palace​ Continue your tour. Stop by for taking some pictures at Al Alam Palace, the official palace of his Majesty Sultan Qaboos, & the Twin Forts of Jalali and Mirani.​ Click some attractive photographs that talk memories of a lifetime’s experience!​
Bait Al Zubair Museum The next stop will be at Bait Al Zubair Museum, a privately-owned museum that exhibits a rich culture of Oman through a display of traditional handicrafts, stamps, furniture, and coins. ​ Closed on Fridays. Observe a fine display of Omani culture and history.​
Mutrah Souq​ This Oman's largest traditional Souq is the place for artefacts lovers.​ Take home a few Omani artefacts, garments, jewels, spices, and oils. Don’t forget to bargain!​
Muscat​ Get back to the hotel in Muscat to re-energize yourself for the next part of the tour!​ Spend the rest of the day in leisure or by getting involved in activities of your own. Later, get a sound sleep at night in the hotel!​​

Overnight stay at Muscat: Enjoy your night stay at the hotel in Muscat as the Day-2 of the trip comes to a close.​

Your day will start on a beautiful note, by paying a visit to the Wahiba Sands where you could relish the beautiful waves of the desert sands and get a taste of the Bedouin values as well. The day ends on a blissful note by a visit to Wadi Bani Khalid, one of the most popular wadis of Oman before you head back to Muscat. ​

The duration of today’s journey: 8 to 10 hours.

Place of Visit Description Additional Information​
Muscat Enjoy a widespread breakfast at the hotel before setting off to explore Wahiba Wilderness. Kick start the day by setting off to the ​Wahiba Sands. ​​
Wahiba Sands The Wahiba Sands is known for its exotic desert beauty. It is located at a distance of about 250 km from Muscat. You will travel from the hotel to the Wahiba Sands for a mesmerizing experience. You would go on a jeep-tour through the white, black, orange and golden dunes of the desert. Sit back and enjoy your ride as our skilled driver manoeuvres through the ever-changing colours of the desert sand!​ You’ll enjoy a scenic drive through the shining, ​golden sand dunes of Wahiba Sands.
Visit a Bedouin settlement Visiting the Wahiba Sands calls for a stopover by a Bedouin family. Bedouins are the group of nomadic Arabic people who consider themselves as ‘true Arabs’!​ This stopover comes as an OPTIONAL one. ​If need be, you would halt for 30 min before ​proceeding to the next destination.​​
Wadi Bani Khalid Travel about 120 km further to reach Wadi Bani Khalid. Wadi Bani Khalid, a picturesque wadi surrounded by green palm trees, sets the perfect example for a true oasis. The wadi comprises of small pretty villages embedded in between the mountains.​ Stop for 30 min here. Carry your swimsuit as the Wadi has clear deep blue, cool water that ​tempts you into diving right in!​​
Muscat Travel an approximate distance of 250 km to get back to Muscat, and enjoy a good night’s sleep in the hotel.​ Overnight stay​​

Night stay: Overnight stay at the Muscat hotel.​

Its now time to bid adieu to the beautiful Arab land as you will be headed back to Overnight stay our home town!​

Place of Visit Description Additional Information​
Muscat Hotel Today, you will be driven to Muscat International Airport to take a flight back to your hometown.​ Breakfast and hotel check-out.​​

TOUR ENDS

* The timings mentioned in the itinerary are indicative it may vary according to the prevailing situation at that moment and other weather conditions.​

Inclusions

  • Meet and greet service by our English speaking drivers from Muscat International Airport
  • 03 night's accommodation at Muscat Hotel of your choice with breakfast
  • All sightseeing tours on private basis with English speaking driver as mentioned in the above itinerary
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated in the itinerary
  • 01 bottled mineral water per day

Exclusions

  • International Airfare
  • Personal Expense
  • Lunches & Dinner
  • Oman tourist visa charges
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

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