Discover Oman

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group
  • age requirement 15-99 yrs
  • max group size 12
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-6600
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Muscat, Oman
  • Ends Muscat, Oman
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Stand on top of Oman, with the vast Grand Canyon at your feet and take the scenic route down through the mountains to Muscat.
  • Walk through remote villages, tucked between mountains and at the bottom of valleys, lush with date palms and full of friendly locals, enjoy a visit to a local bee keeper and a hearty home-cooked Omani lunch.
  • Scramble to the top of the Wahiba Sands dunes for incredible sunset and sunrise views, and experience traditional Omani hospitality over coffee and dates with a Bedouin family.
  • Discover Oman's most phenomenal castles and mosques with guided visits to the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque and Jabreen Castle.
  • Step back in time with a night in Nizwa, staying in a heritage property in the heart of the old town, and stroll the souq for souvenirs.
  • By travelling on this trip, you’ll directly support our Intrepid Foundation partner, Eden Reforestation Projects. Donations help them provide local employment opportunities and tackle climate change one tree at a time as they restore forests across 10 different countries.
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Starting and ending in Muscat, the "Discover Oman" trip is a guided 4x4, quad and atv tour that takes 8 days. You will travel through Ras Al Jinz, Nizwa and Wahiba Sands in Oman. "Discover Oman" is a small group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Adventure from portside Muscat and Muttrah into the heart of Oman's richly coloured past. Discover the awesome Islamic forts, age-old mud-brick houses, and silver- and spice-filled souqs that make this Middle Eastern jewel such a feast for the senses. The treasures aren't all man-made: trip to the blazing remote landscapes of Wahiba Sands for a desert getaway with the Bedouins, and soak up breathtaking canyon views at Jebel Shams and Wadi Bani Awf before returning to the seaside capital.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Muscat
  • Day 2: Muscat
  • Day 3: Ras al Hadd
  • Day 4: Wahiba Sands
  • Day 5: Nizwa
  • Day 6: Jebel Shams
  • Day 7: Muscat
  • Day 8: Muscat
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotel (5 nights), Heritage stay (1 night), Desert hotel (1 night)
Meals
  • 7 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 3 Dinners
Transport
  • Mini Bus , 4x4
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Muscat - Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
  • Muscat - Sidab Women's Group visit with lunch
  • Hawiyat Najim Park - Bimmah Sinkhole
  • Wadi Tiwi - Visit
  • Wadi Bani Khalid - Visit and swim stop
  • Wahiba Sands – Desert dune sunset
  • Sur - Dhow factory visit
  • Nizwa - Jabreen Castle
  • Wahiba Sands - Bedouin family visit
  • Misfat Al Abyreen - Village walk & beekeeper visit
  • Nizwa - Souq visit
  • Misfat Al Abyreen - Home-cooked lunch
  • Jebel Shams - Grand Canyon scenic drive
  • Bilad Sait - Fortress villlage visit
  • Jebel Shams - Balcony walk (1 hour)
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Muscat are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Discover Oman tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
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  • Ryann Atkins
  • From Canada
  • On Oct 28 2019
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Discover Oman tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 18 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 18 September 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 57 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Discover Oman tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Discover Oman tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Is this trip right for you
  • When visiting a mosque, it's important to show respect by dressing appropriately, even in the heat. Women must cover their heads and chest, arms and legs must be entirely covered in loose-fitting clothing. Men also need to cover their arms and legs.
  • 4x4 vehicles are used on most parts of the trip as we travel around Oman. You will travel in convoy style and due to the configuration of the vehicles there may be times when you are not travelling with your leader. It is possible your driver will not speak English.
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