Oman Packages : Tour Aladin | 11 Days Oman Tour
The tour departs from Muscat early in the morning, heading toward Sur. After a short stop to photograph Sur’s Bamah Sinkhole (swimming in the lake of the sinkhole is possible) and the wide white Beach of Fins We arrive at Wadi Shab. The Wadi is a huge canyon that is surrounded with palm trees and stunning evidence of the power of the waters that flow out of the mountain ranges could create in the natural world.
After a 45-minute hike through the canyon Wadi and we reach one of the many clean waters pools. Tourists are able to swim in the warm water across the pools. Then we arrive at the final pool, with an opening between the huge rocks allows the swimmer to enter an incredible crevice cave containing the small waterfall. Inside, sunlight is filtered through from the outside and turns the water stunning turquoise blue while water falls down the other part of the cave, separating it from the wadi to the left. The tour continues on to Sur where we’ll spend the night for the first time.
Overnight in Sur Hotel.
In the morning, we’ll take you to our City of Sur with some older fortresses, as well as the famed Arabian Dhow Factory, where you can observe the traditional Dhow made of wood being made.
After lunch we’ll continue to the south, along the coast until Ras Al Hadd. In the afternoon, you can stroll around the Village or lounge on the beach. In the evening, we will guide you to the Turtle sanctuary in Ras Al Jinz. There we’ll take a beautiful walk along the beach in the evening under the stars, and there is a great possibility of seeing Oman’s amazing sea turtles coming onto the beach to build nests and lay eggs. If you’re lucky there are babies hatching from the nests.
Overnight in Ras al Hadd Hotel/Camp.
The morning is spent enjoying the beach before heading towards Wadi Bani Khalid which is one of the largest and most stunning Wadis within Oman. You can relax, sunbathe or relax, and enjoy picnics in the stunning picturesque wadi canyons.
In the afternoon, we travel to our campsite at Wahiba Sands Desert. Wahiba Sands desert in which you can participate in an exciting Sanddune driving experience in a 4×4 SUV. we’ll be watching the spectacular sunset over the desert on one of the Sand dunes. The day is concluded by having dinner in the camp and the opportunity to relax in front of a beautiful campfire.
Overnight in Desert Camp.
In the morning , we travel to the city of Ibra. In Ibra, we’ll take a trip to the colorful Ibra local Market (Souq) as well as the ancient village of Ibra. After lunch, we head towards Nizwa the capital city in Oman. Arriving there in the afternoon. After the Hotel check-in, you will have leisure time throughout the remainder of the day.
Overnight in Nizwa Hotel.
It is early in the morning to go to the Nizwa Souq. It is one of the biggest of its type in Oman. Many vendors sell their products in these streets between at least 05:00 to around 10:00 am every morning. There are seafood, meat, vegetables jewelry, pottery as well as souvenirs and handicrafts that are offered in authentic market halls that only a handful of places are able to boast. The most interesting part is the cattle market on Fridays where the people from the villages nearby visit for the sale of their donkeys cattle, goats and chickens at an open market style area.
Next to the Souq is Nizwa Fortress. The fortress is now a museum, and has stunning views of the city as well as the mountains surrounding it. It is possible to wander around the impressive fortress and tour the many rooms, passageways, and towers.The fort is a evidence of the economic and military accomplishments of the first Yaruba dynasty that ruled from the middle of the 17th century. It was a stronghold for military that was designed to stand up to the most powerful of attacks at the time. In the corridors too there were numerous traps to stop any invaders who might have entered the walls.
Then from Nizwawe travel towards Misfath al Abreen. The village is situated on a slope that is steep near the foot of Jebel Shams, just a just a few kilometres away distant from Al Hamra and consists of older homes along with narrow, narrow street. It also has a vast Falaj system that provides water to numerous orchards, dates palms and vegetables. It’s worth spending at least 1 1/2 hours strolling through the village. There are marked walking paths throughout the village and the surrounding area.
As for the next destination, you could choose to visit either the Al Hoota Caves (This cave is among the largest system of caves in the world, and is nowadays a popular tourist destination in Oman. It is made up of several large underground rivers, with caves like the Al Hoota cave as the entry point into the system of caves) or Jabrin Castle (the castle was initially built as a palace for residents built in the year 1670 Sultan bin Saif Al in the Ya’arubi Dynasty. The castle was renovated extensively in 1984. The interior is furnished with a variety of furnishings and traditional kitchen utensils to offer visitors an experience of the old castle life. The castle itself is decorated with intricate ceiling paintings, wood carvings and stuccowork. The castle is accessible to the public.)
Overnight in Nizwa Hotel.
Today we will drive up Jebel Shams Mountain. While we are there, we stop in the old community in AL Hamra to visit a adorable little museum that has opened in one the houses that were once restored within the village. A local Omani woman will take you the traditional 7 bedroom home. They will also show you how they made pottery, food, and coffee in the past. After the short tour, you will be led into an Majilis (Omani Living room) where you can enjoy Omani tea and coffee as well as dates.
We then begin the journey up Jebel Shams Mountain to the Resort where we stay the night. After check-in, we can relax throughout the day. It is possible to spend the afternoon wandering around Oman’s world-renowned Grand Canyon of Oman. There are a variety of paths for walking to pick from (easy short or challenging as well as long). The Canyon Edge offers stunning panoramas of the Wadis as well as valleys below.
Overnight in Jebel Shams Resort.
In the morning, we drive down the mountain to the opposite side (east) to Wadi Bani Awf. Wadi Bani Awf. The mountain road is among the most adventurous drives in Oman and offers an unforgettable off-road experiences and breathtaking views. When we arrive at Wadi Bani Awf Valley (Wadi Bani Awf) The road takes to the Wadi for approximately 1 hour as we pass through a variety of small villages. At the end of the Wadi it’s a one hour drive to return to Muscat.
Overnight in Muscat.
You fly in the morning towards Musandam(1 12 hours) The rest of the day you can use to relax.
Overnight in Crown Plaza Hotel.
You’ll be taking the Arabic Dhow tour. The boat is an wooden Dhow which can hold around 20 passengers. There are places to sit with cushions and carpets either in the sunlight or in the shade. The cruise travels along the stunning cliffs that rise up to the Musandam Peninsula. In one of the many hidden bays, there is the chance to snorkel and swim. Then , we will go dolphin watching in a different part of the Bay. Lunch and coffee/tea aboard the boat. The boat will bring you back later in the afternoon.
Overnight in Musandam Hotel.
We will first take you to first the City of Khasab. The town is small, quiet and laid back. Take a short tour of Khasab Castle. Khasab Castle. The Portuguese built the fortress at the early 17th century before their departure out of the region. The castle, which was home to the Wali and his family during the past centuries and that once held prisoners was restored and turned into a museum for the region. Within the park of the castle are boats as well as houses that represent the distinct tradition of Musandam.
We’ll then accompany you on a breathtaking tour through the barren interior. This trip will provide you with an opportunity to experience the stunning landscape of the Musandams Mountains which are covered with fossils dating back a few million years. We will drive through Jebel Harim (2087 meters) the highest mountain in Musandam. We pass through The Bedouin town of Sayh located at 1100m above sea-level. This is a serene and tranquil village that allows one to appreciate its beauty. Musandam on the valley in the middle of the village.
Then we travel to Rowdah village which is where we can view the graveyard of the pre-Islamic period, as well as go to Khawr Najid, a place with an amazing view of the Indian Ocean side. We then visit the natural park consisting of Acacia trees in Khalidiya and return to Khasab.
Overnight in Musandam hotel.
Leisure Day. After lunch, you’ll return to Muscat.
What is included in Oman Packages : Tour Aladin | 11 Days Oman Tour ?
- Breakfast or dinner (depending on the hotel)
- English speaking driver/car
- water/soft drinks
- All entrance fees
- Air tickets (Muscat-Khasab)