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Oman Adventure

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Discover Omani landscapes and treasures on an adventure that packs in wadis and coast, smooth sands and rugged mountains, rustic villages and modern cities.
Oman Adventure is your perfect opportunity to experience the country and its culture in one incredible week.

Day 1 - Welcome to the Sultanate of Oman!

You will be met at the main arrival hall of Muscat International Airport and then driven to Ramada Hotel, your centrally located hotel. For the rest of the day you can relax at the hotel or explore the local area , where you can find the beach and local restaurants within a walking distance.

Stay overnight at Ramada Hotel

Day 2 - Highlights of Muscat

Today you will visit the 5th largest mosque in the world, the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Built by the Sultan on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of his accession.
After visiting the mosque, you will be taken to the oldest and largest market in the country, Muttrah souq, passing on your way by the diplomatic quarter.
Next stop is the Al Alam Palace and Bait Al Zubair museum.
Finally, see Muscat at sunset on a boat cruise while sipping your first ever Omani kahwa - traditional Omani coffe.

Stay overnight at Ramada Hotel

Day 3 - Coast, Wadis and Turtles

Today's journey will take you to the coastal side. Your guide will help you with your chosen activity for the day, be it a jeep ride through Wadi Dayqah or foot walk through the twin wadis of Shab and Tiwi. You will pass by Bimah Sinkhole with its azure saltwater pool on your way and also get the possibility of swimming.
Later on this day you will arrive to Sur, the home of Omani traditional Dhows (boat), where you will visit the dhow factory.
At night you will be able to observe sea turtles coming to the shore and laying their eggs, which is one-of-a-kind experience.

Stay overnight at Turtle Beach Resort

Day 4 - Sand & Stone

Morning coastal drive will take you to the village of Jalan Bani Bu Ali, where the remarkable Umayyad Mosque is located. Another marvel on the way is Wadi Bani Khalid where water flows all year round, featuring large pools of turquoise and emerald coloured water, lined with lush green palm trees inviting you to jump in to refresh.
The main destination of the day is Wahiba desert, where you will stay at the authentic desert camp which offers local cuisine and entertainment and is an experience everyone has enjoyed.

Stay overnight at Sama Al Wasil Camp

Day 5 - The Green Mountain

Get in your 4wd and drive visit Minzfah village with its retro appearance, Sinaw which features a lively Thursday souq, Jebel Al Akhdar what literally means "The Green Mountain" and is the home of Omani rosewater.
Your guide will show you the Diana's Point, named after the Princess of Wales whose helicopter landed on that spot.
Just at the foot of the mountain is Birkat Al Mauz, which becomes gorgeously beautiful during sunset. Wander through the deserted ruined village, surrounded by date plantations and aflaj, the ancient irrigation system that is UNESCO heritage site. Continue to Nizwa for the night.

Stay overnight at Nizwa Hotel Apartments

Day 6 - Nizwa, The Cultural Capital

On your 6th day you will explore Nizwa - the cultural capital of the country.
Should your visit fall on Friday, you will have the opportunity to watch the bargaining at the animal market where the herders bring their cattle to be auctioned once a week.
After the market you will explore Nizwa Fort - the most visited national monument, Jibreen - the beautiful castle, and Bahla Fort - another UNESCO site.
Stop for your lunch break at Bait Al Safah in the old village of Al Hamra, where the local women will demonstrate old practices such as milling, colouring, cooking and more.
Enjoy breathtaking views in the afternoon while driving up to the top of Jebel Shams, the mountain of the sun. It is the highest mountain of the Arabic world and reaches 3075 m above sea level.

Stay overnight at Jebel Shams Resort

Day 7 - Wadi Bani Awf, Mount to Muscat

Start your early morning with a picturesque „balcony" walk to the old village of As Sab on top of the mountain.
On your way back to Muscat you will stop at the charming village of Bilad Sayt followed by the visit to hot springs of Nakhl and stroll around its fort before your trip in Muscat comes to its end.

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Oman Adventure

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  • Day 1Welcome to the Sultanate of Oman!
  • Day 2Highlights of Muscat
  • Day 3Coast, Wadis and Turtles
  • Day 4Sand & Stone
  • Day 5The Green Mountain
  • Day 6Nizwa, the Cultural Capital
  • Day 7Wadi Bani Awf, Mount to Muscat

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