Oman Culture & Nature Tour

TOM06: 9 Days Private Tour of Muscat - Sur - Wahiba Sands - Nizwa - Jebel Shams - Al Hamra - Muscat
Tour Type: Private Tour, any parts of the itinerary can be customized
Guide: English-speaking driver guide, experienced and knowledgeable
Vehicle: Air-conditioned car, spacious and comfortable
Accommodation: 3 to 5-star hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: Authentic local cuisines and western-style food for your choice
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Day 1 Arrival in Muscat, Airport Pick-up
Our English speaking driver guide will pick you up at the Seeb International Airport according to your flight arrival time, and then send you to the hotel for check-in.

Accommodation: Al Falaj Hotel
Day 2 Muscat City Tour
Today we will visit the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, the largest mosque in Oman, and then go to the Bait Zubair Museum which is the best place to learn about Oman's history, culture and life. Lunch is self-paid. Next, we will head to Al Alam Palace and make a short stop for you to take some pictures of the palace. In the end, we will stop at Mutrah, one of Oman's oldest bazaars selling various souvenirs.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Al Falaj Hotel
Day 3 Transfer to Sur, Visit Bimmah & Raz Al Jinz
Your driver guide will pick you up at the hotel this morning and transfer you to the Bimmah Sinkhole famed as the most beautiful sinkhole in the world. The water surface of the sinkhole is 40 meters wide and 20 meters deep, in an intoxicating green. You can swim here and enjoy some relaxing time. After that, we will drive to Sur, taking 1.5 hours. You can have lunch at a local restaurant. Then visit Dhow Building Factory where you can see the amazing shipbuilding technology. Raz Al Jinz, a turtle reserve, is our next stop. After ending today's Oman guided tours, we will spend the night at a hotel in Sur.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Sur Plaza
Day 4 Transfer from Sur to Wahiba Sands and Visit the Desert
After enjoying Oman's beautiful waterfront yesterday, we will visit the famous Wahiba Sands. We will pass Wadi Bani Khalid, a beautiful oasis where you can relax and swim after two-hour drive. In the afternoon, continue driving for 1 hour to arrive at the desert camp and spend the night here. The magnificent sunset and the brilliance of the desert starry sky will definitely shock you. It will be one of the most memorable experiences of your Oman escorted tours.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Desert Nights Camp
Day 5 Transfer from Wahiba Sands to Nizwa
In the morning, we will drive 2.5 hours to Nizwa, a city with a long history and brilliant culture. On arrival, visit the Bahla Fort and Jabreen Castle. The two places see the glorious history of Old Oman. Check in the hotel in Nizwa.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Golden Tulip Hotel
Day 6 Nizwa Tour
Today we will tour Birkat Al Mawz Village which is famous for a world-famous traditional irrigation system. The guide will explain the irrigation system to you in detail. Then drive for about 1 hour to the Sayq plateau. There, you can see beautiful terraced fields of Al Aqor and Al Ayn. After the visit, the driver guide will escort you back to the hotel. 

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Golden Tulip Hotel
Day 7 Nizwa - Jebel Shams - Al Hamra - Nizwa
Today we will drive 2 hours to the highest mountain in Oman - Jebel Shams. The highest peak is 3,009 meters and the view from the top is very beautiful. On the way, we will pass the small town of Al Hamra with a history of more than 400 years and the oasis village of Misfat Al Abriyyin. You can learn about the traditional way of life of the Omanis. Return to the hotel after the visit.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Golden Tulip Hotel
Day 8 Transfer Back to Muscat
Your Oman guided tours in Nizwa comes to an end. Today we will escort you back to Muscat. After driving for 2 hours, we will tour the village of Billad Sayt surrounded by mountains. The next stop is the town of Nakhal where the Nakhal Fort is well preserved. The scenery around the fort is also very beautiful. Finally, we will arrive in Muscat in another 2.5 hours. 

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Al Falaj Hotel
Day 9 Depart from Muscat, Airport See-off
So far, all the scenic pots packed into the Oman escorted tours are paid visits. Your driver guide will pick you up in the hotel lobby at the appointed time and send you to the Seeb International Airport. Wish you a happy journey home!

Meals: Breakfast
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