Oman Package Tours

Package Tours

Nomad Tours offer 7 Day 10 Day or 14 Day Package Tours. Each Tour will include a Dolphin Watching and snorkeling Tour Muscat City Tour, Dhow Cruise. Turtle watching and an Overland Tour 

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Nomad Tours offer 7 Day 10 Day or 14 Day Package Tours. Each tour will start with the first 3 nights in Muscat you can choose to stay at the Nomad Guesthouse or the Centara Hotel

We do not have a swimming pool at the Nomad Guesthouse but we do our very best to ensure a nice social atmosphere where guests can interact with other guests and we are on hand to offer all sorts of information about Oman. Please see fabulous reviews on Tripadvisor and AirB&B. The nearest beach to the  Nomad guest is only a 15-minute walk. Our B-B-Q s on the huge rooftop terrace along with “Sundowners” are legendary

Please do not be too disappointed if your first choice of accommodation is not available. We have spent over 22 tears in Oman and we sincerely believe we are offering you the best value accommodation there is. Each has different Pros & Cons

The overland Tour will start on day 4. At the end of the overland Tour we will take you directly to the airport. But if this is not possible due to the timing of your flight you might wish to book an additional night in your chosen accommodation

 

7 Day Package Tour 

Day 1  

Arrive Muscat relax at Nomad Guesthouse or Hotel 

Muscat airport operates 24 Hours so we will schedule the day depending on your arrival.

Note check in time is 1400 Hrs so if you wish to check in before there will be an extra charge 

Included: Accommodation and Breakfast

Not Included: Airport Transfer Lunch Dinner 

Day 2  

Dolphin watching & snorkeling Tour +  Muscat Old City Tour 

After breakfast, we will arrange transfer from your chosen accommodation to the Marina Bandar Al Rowdha for a 3 hour Dolphin watching and snorkeling tour. In 2016 we organized the same tour for the BBC Travel show. We return to the Marina at 1300 hrs and you can then have lunch at the Marina and even use the swimming pool there. After lunch, we will arrange the short transfer to the Old City of Muscat where you will be free to walk around and see the Sultans palace the two forts al Jalali and al Mirani and the Bait Zubair museum. Then perhaps take a walk along the corniche to visit the Mutrah Souq. Note this is a 3 Km walk so you could get a taxi if you wish. The very interesting Bait Al Baranda museum is located in Muttrah  

Included: Accommodation and Breakfast, Transfer to Marina, Dolphin watching and snorkeling tour,  

Not Included: Transfer Muscat back to Hotel, Lunch, Dinner 

Please note the Dolphin watching and snorkeling is weather dependent 

Day 3  

Muscat Tour: Grand Mosque + Opera House +  Afternoon Free *Optional evening Dhow cruise 

In the morning we will arrange transport for you to first visit the Grand Mosque and then the Opera house. The afternoon will be free for you to choose your own activity. Later in the day we can organize a Sunset dhow cruise or if there is a performance at the opera house you might like to book.

Included: Accommodation and Breakfast.

Transport to the Grand Mosque and the Opera House morning only

Not Included: Lunch Dinner Dhow Cruise or Opera House Performance

Please note the Dhow Cruise is weather dependent  

Day 4

Muscat – Nakal – Wadi Bani Awf – Over the top – Jebel Shams

Departing from your Muscat hotel we drive around 100 km to the town of Nakhal to explore the fabulous Nakhal Fort and hot springs. A quick dip in the hot springs is possible if not too crowded so bring along your swimming gear! Proceeding from Nakhal we drive towards Rustaq turning off to drive through the stunning Wadi Bani Auf.  We pass the fearsome Snake Gorge to arrive at the picturesque village of Bilad Sayt surrounded by imposing mountains. We then back track a little before turning right past the village of Al Hajir, Now, prepare yourself for the adrenaline rush you will receive when we drive up the gigantic cliff face! Please note this road is often closed after rains so an alternative route must be taken. Once the roller coaster ride is over we will stop for a picnic lunch before proceeding down the mountain and then up the other side the mountain of the sun Jebel Shams Please bring warm clothes it can get cold at the top.

Note on Tour accommodation and all meals are included 

Optional activities|- Camel riding, Dune Bashing, Paramotor flying, turtle watching tours are not included 

Fort Entry not included 

Day 5

Jebel Shams – Misfah – Jabrin – Bahla – Nizwa – Desert Camp

After what might be a chilly start we drive a short way to peer over the edge into the Grand Canyon of Oman and then we head back down the Jebel, to the quaint village of Misfah Al Abriyeen enclosed by spectacular date palms and cliff faces. We take a stroll along the Falaj irrigation channels and paths. From Misfah we drive to Jabrin Castle and the UNESCO world heritage Bahla Fort. And then to Nizwa to visit the Castle and the Souk. After lunch at a local restaurant, we head for the Desert Camp which is hidden away deep in the Wahiba sands to escape all light and noise pollution from the nearby town of Badiya, enabling you to have an authentic desert experience. We will arrive before sunset to ensure we witness the sun setting over the golden sand dunes and afterward, enjoy a traditional Bedouin dinner possibly followed by a camp fire, with a magical sky full of stars. 

Please note we use one of two camps that we have carefully selected over the years. One of the camps was chosen by the BBC travel show when Ade Adepitan and the team stayed there and filmed December 2016 It can be seen on the BBC travel show web site search for “Experiencing life in a Bedouin camp”

Day 6

Desert Camp – Wadi Bani Khalid – Turtle Beach

After an unforgettable night in the wilderness of the Wahiba sands and breakfast the camp staff will offer optional camel rides and dune bashing for an additional fee. Please inform our guide or the camp staff if you would like to participate the night before. Please be aware that dune bashing must be undertaken at your own risk. After all activities are completed we make a short drive to Wadi Bani Khalid. The Wadi has deep blue pools surrounded by spectacular mountains and date palms making it a perfect place to soak up the sun go for a swim and absorb some of Oman’s natural beauty. Wadi Bani Khalid is one of Oman’s most popular destinations and can be very busy at weekends or local Holidays. Bring your swimming gear! A swim in the rock pools is a must  After drying off we go to a local Restaurant for lunch and afterward drive to the coastal town of Sur.

Sur historically was a center of shipping trade to East-Africa it is also famous for boat building. Dhows can still be seen being built in the traditional way that has not changed for hundreds of years (Except the engine of course) From Sur we drive to Ras Al Hadd and stay at a very nice resort almost completely surrounded by the sea with some wonderful views and cooling sea breezes. O! And yes the bar is quite nice too !! The resort can arrange Optional Turtle Tours please note the Turtle watching tour is not included, Note the Peak season for turtles are the hot summer months so please do not be disappointed if you do not see turtles. The resort is just a fabulous place to stay anyway.

Day 7

Turtle Beach – Wadi Shab – Bimmah Sink Hole – Muscat Airport

After breakfast overlooking the sea, we drive north up the coast. Just after Sur, we pass one of the main economic lifelines of Oman, the LNG plant. This is where Gas is compressed under great pressure into liquid form and is transferred to giant LNG tankers and shipped to energy-hungry markets around the world. We make our first stop at Wadi Shab. A hike along Wadi Shab is not very challenging, however, it can get very slippery in the rock pools before entering the caves so please ensure you bring proper footwear that you don’t mind getting wet. To reach the beautiful waterfall at the end of the hike you must swim through two small pools and a keyhole cave! If you aren’t confident with swimming, please let us know and our guide will carry a lifejacket for you. Bring a waterproof camera if you have one! After lunch at a local restaurant, we drive to Hawiyat Najm Park where the popular Bimmah Sink Hole is located. The Sink Hole is a lovely place to swim and jump off the rocks or just dip your feet in for a fantastic free fish spa as it contains many “doctor fish”. After relaxing at Bimmah we drive back to Muscat. The tour finishes at Muscat Airport or your chosen accommodation

Price   7 Day Package Tour 
R.O. 1110/-  2 Person On tour all Food and accommodation is included
R.O. 1420/- 3 Person
R.O. 1545/- 4 Person

High Season Supplement over Christmas period per person R.O- 10/-

Fort entry, Dune Bashing, Camel Ride, Paramotor flying, Turtle Tour not included

10 Day Package Tour  

Day 1  

Arrive Muscat relax at Nomad Guesthouse or Hotel 

Muscat airport operates 24 Hours so we will schedule the day depending on your arrival.

Note check in time is 1400 Hrs so if you wish to check in before there will be an extra charge 

Included: Accommodation and Breakfast

Not Included: Airport Transfer Lunch Dinner

Day 2  

Dolphin watching & snorkeling Tour +  Muscat Old City Tour 

After breakfast, we will arrange transfer from your chosen accommodation to the Marina Bandar Al Rowdha for a 3 hour Dolphin watching and snorkeling tour. In  2016 we organized the same tour for the BBC Travel show. We return to the Marina at 1300 hrs and you can then have lunch at the Marina and even use the swimming pool there. After lunch, we will arrange the short transfer to the Old City of Muscat where you will be free to walk around and see the Sultans palace the two forts al Jalali and al Mirani and the Bait Zubair museum. Then perhaps take a walk along the corniche to visit the Mutrah Souq. Note this is a 3 Km walk so you could get a taxi if you wish. The very interesting Bait Al Baranda museum is located in Muttrah  

Included: Accommodation and Breakfast, Transfer to Marina, Dolphin watching and snorkeling tour,  

Not Included: Transfer Muscat back to Hotel, Lunch, Dinner 

Please note the Dolphin watching and snorkeling is weather dependent 

Day 3  

Muscat Tour: Grand Mosque + Opera House +  Afternoon Free*Optional evening Dhow cruise 

In the morning we will arrange transport for you to first visit the Grand Mosque and then the Opera house. The afternoon will be free for you to choose your own activity. Later in the day, we can organize a Sunset dhow cruise or if there is a performance at the opera house you might like to book.

Included: Accommodation and Breakfast. Transport to the Grand Mosque and the Opera House morning only

Not Included: Lunch Dinner Dhow Cruise or Opera House Performance

Please note the Dhow Cruise  is weather dependent  

Day 4

Muscat – Nakal – Wukan – Wadi Bani Awf – Over the top – Guest house ”at the Top”

Departing from your Muscat Hotel we drive around 100 km to the town of Nakhal to explore the fabulous Nakhal fort and hot springs. A quick dip in the hot springs is possible if not too crowded so bring along your swimming gear! Proceeding from Nakhal we drive towards Rustaq turning off soon after, to drive along Wadi Mistal. This Wadi is not so spectacular until we reach the graded road and a very steep climb to the beautiful village of Wukan. Stopping at Wukan we take a short trek up through the village and beautiful fields to reach the top where the views are just magnificent. After a picnic lunch, we re-join the Rustaq road and then again turn off to drive through the stunning Wadi Bani Auf.  We pass the fearsome Snake Gorge to arrive at the picturesque village of Bilad Sayt surrounded by imposing mountains. We then backtrack a little before turning right past the village of Al Hajir. Now prepare yourself for the adrenaline rush you will receive when we drive up the gigantic cliff face! Once the roller coaster ride is over, we make a stop for the night at the  Guesthouse”at the Top”, please bring warm clothes it can get cold at the top. Please note this road is often closed after rains so an alternative route must be taken

Note on Tour accommodation and all meals are included 

Optional activities|- Camel riding, Dune Bashing, Paramotor flying, turtle watching tours are not included 

Fort Entry not included 

Day 5

Guest House ”at the Top” – Misfah Al Abriyeen – Jabrin – Bahla – Jebel Shams

After breakfast we make our way down to the quaint village of Misfah Al Abriyeen, enclosed by spectacular date palms and cliff faces. We take a stroll along the Falaj irrigation channels and paths. From Misfah we drive to Jabrin Castle, then onto Bahla Fort (UNESCO world heritage site), After lunch at a local restaurant we head up to the Mountain of the Sun, Jebel Shams where we can look over the Grand Canyon of Oman for some awesome views. We stop for the night at a resort high on Jebel Shams.

Day 6

Jebel Shams – Balcony Walk – Nizwa – Desert Camp

After breakfast, we drive the short journey to the start of the Balcony walk. This walk is not too arduous and is suitable for most people of moderate fitness. It meanders along just below the edge of the Grand Canyon and leads to a rock pool and an abandoned village at the end of the path The scenery is truly spectacular. After gathering our breath, we drive back down the Jebel to Nizwa to visit the Nizwa Fort and the Souk After lunch at a local restaurant we head for the Desert Camp which is hidden away deep in the Wahiba sands to escape all light and noise pollution from the nearby town of Badiya, enabling you to have an authentic desert experience. We will arrive before sunset to ensure we witness the sun setting over the golden sand dunes and afterward, enjoy a traditional Bedouin dinner possibly followed by a campfire, with a magical sky full of stars. 

Please note we use one of two camps that we have carefully selected over the years. One of the camps was chosen by the BBC travel show when Ade Adepitan and the team stayed there and filmed December 2016 It can be seen on the BBC travel show website search for “Experiencing life in a Bedouin camp”

Day 7

Desert Camp – Wadi Bani Khalid – Masirah Island   

After an unforgettable night in the wilderness of the Wahiba sands and breakfast the camp staff will offer optional camel rides and dune bashing for an additional fee. Please inform our guide or the camp staff if you would like to participate the night before. Please be aware that dune bashing must be undertaken at your own risk  After all activities are completed we make a short drive to Wadi Bani Khalid. The Wadi has deep blue pools surrounded by spectacular mountains and date palms making it a perfect place to soak up the sun go for a swim and absorb some of Oman’s natural beauty. Wadi Bani Khalid is one of Oman’s most popular destinations and can be very busy at weekends or local Holidays. Bring your swimming gear! A swim in the rock pools is a must After Drying off we drive East to the coast, watch out for camels along the way, they just amble along taking no notice of a car doing 120 KM hr We hit the coast at a town called Al Ashkharah  we then turn South to drive along some of Oman’s most stunning scenery. It is a truly wonderful site to see the sand dunes of the Wahiba sands jut out into the Arabian Sea with the Indian Ocean glistening in sunlight beyond. We drive to the ferry port at Shanna and get a Ferry across to Masirah Island. On the Island, we stay at a hotel where it is possible to arrange a Turtle watching tour.

Guests, please note the Turtle watching tour is not included the turtles are critically endangered. If you wish to book a Turtle watching tour, please let us know in advance as we must book separately through the Resort

Day 8

Masirah Island – Turtle Beach

Masirah is a truly stunning Island with some white sandy beaches that contrast beautifully with black rocks, so this morning we drive around the Island before we catch the Ferry back to the mainland. After docking at the ferry port we actually follow the same coast road that we drove down yesterday. The road is so spectacular that you will certainly enjoy it a second time. We follow the coast all the way around to Ras Al Hadd to stay at Turtle Beach.

If you did not see the Turtles on Masirah Island, there is a second chance. The resort can arrange Optional Turtle Tours please note the Turtle watching tour is not included, Note the Peak season for turtles are the hot summer months so please do not be disappointed if you do not see turtles. The resort is just a fabulous place to stay anyway.

Day 9

Turtle Beach – Sur – Wadi Shab 

After breakfast overlooking the sea, we drive north up the coast. Sur historically was a center of shipping trade to East-Africa. Sur is also famous for boat building and Dhows can still be seen being built in the traditional way that has not changed for hundreds of years (Except the engine of course). Just after Sur, we pass one of the main economic lifelines of Oman, the LNG plant. This is where Gas is compressed under great pressure into liquid form and is transferred to giant LNG tankers and shipped to energy-hungry markets around the world. We make our first stop at Wadi Shab. A hike along Wadi Shab is not very challenging, however, it can get very slippery in the rock pools before entering the caves so please ensure you bring proper footwear that you don’t mind getting wet. To reach the beautiful waterfall at the end of the hike you must swim through two small pools and a keyhole cave! If you aren’t confident with swimming, please let us know and our guide will carry a life-jacket for you. Bring a waterproof camera if you have one! We will stay the night at the Wadi Shab hotel 

Day 10

Wadi Shab – Bimmah Sink Hole – Wadi Arbeieen – Wadi Dayqah Dam – Wadi Mayh – Muscat Airport

After breakfast overlooking the magnificent coastline we drive to Hawiyat Najm Park where the popular Bimmah Sink Hole is located. The Sink Hole is a lovely place to swim and jump off the rocks or just dip your feet in for a fantastic free fish spa as it contains many “doctor fish”. 

After cooling off we drive along the coast to turn off at Dibab and drive through the mountains to  Wadi Arbeieen Sssssssh 

Please do not tell anyone about this Wadi and let’s hope there are not too many other people here. The large rock pool and the waterfall are magnificent. It is great fun to jump off the rocks and swim as far as you can against the current of the waterfall

From Wadi Arbeieen we drive through a Geological Wonderland to emerge surrounded by date plantations in Wadi Dayqah. We visit the impressive Wadi Dayqah dam 

After a picnic lunch, we head back to Muscat via Wadi Mayh.  The drive through  Wadi Mayh gives a snapshot of the Omani way of life in the wadis with old houses and lush date plantations what a contrast to the modern urbanization of Muscat which is so close

The tour finishes at Muscat Airport or your chosen accommodation

Price   10 Day Package Tour 
R.O. 1840/- 2 Person On tour all Food and accommodation is included
R.O. 2300/- 3 Person
R.O. 2485/- 4 Person

High Season Supplement over Christmas period per person R.O- 10/-

Fort entry, Dune Bashing, Camel Ride, Paramotor flying, Turtle Tour not included 

14 Day Package Tour  

Day 1  

Arrive Muscat relax at Nomad Guesthouse or Hotel 

Muscat airport operates 24 Hours so we will schedule the day depending on your arrival.

Note check in time is 1400 Hrs so if you wish to check in before there will be an extra charge 

Included  Accommodation and Breakfast

Not Included Airport Transfer Lunch Dinner

Day 2  

Dolphin watching & snorkeling Tour +  Muscat Old City Tour 

After breakfast, we will arrange transfer from your chosen accommodation to the Marina Bandar Al Rowdha for a 3 hour Dolphin watching and snorkeling tour. In 2016 we organized the same tour for the BBC Travel show. We return to the Marina at 1300 hrs and you can then have lunch at the Marina and even use the swimming pool there. After lunch, we will arrange the short transfer to the Old City of Muscat where you will be free to walk around and see the Sultans palace the two forts al Jalali and al Mirani and the Bait Zubair museum. Then perhaps take a walk along the corniche to visit the Mutrah Souq. Note this is a 3 Km walk so you could get a taxi if you wish. The very interesting Bait Al Baranda museum is located in Muttrah

Included  Accommodation and Breakfast, Transfer to Marina, Dolphin watching and snorkeling tour,  

Not Included  Transfer Muscat back to Hotel, Lunch, Dinner 

Please note the Dolphin watching and snorkeling is weather dependent

Day 3  

Muscat Tour: Grand Mosque + Opera House + Afternoon Free*Optional evening Dhow cruise 

In the morning we will arrange transport for you to first visit the Grand Mosque and then the Opera house. The afternoon will be free for you to choose your own activity. Later in the day, we can organize a Sunset dhow cruise or if there is a performance at the opera house you might like to book.

Included Accommodation and Breakfast. Transport to the Grand Mosque and the Opera House morning only

Not Included Lunch Dinner Dhow Cruise or Opera House Performance

Please note the Dhow Cruise  is weather dependent 

Day 4

Muscat – Nakal – Wukan – Wadi Bani Awf – Over the top – Guest house ”at the Top”

Departing from your Muscat Hotel we drive around 100 km to the town of Nakhal to explore the fabulous Nakhal fort and hot springs. A quick dip in the hot springs is possible if not too crowded so bring along your swimming gear! Proceeding from Nakhal we drive towards Rustaq turning off soon after, to drive along Wadi Mistal. This Wadi is not so spectacular until we reach the graded road and a very steep climb to the beautiful village of Wukan. Stopping at Wukan we take a short trek up through the village and beautiful fields to reach the top where the views are just magnificent. After a picnic lunch, we re-join the Rustaq road and then again turn off to drive through the stunning Wadi Bani Auf.  We pass the fearsome Snake Gorge to arrive at the picturesque village of Bilad Sayt surrounded by imposing mountains. We then backtrack a little before turning right past the village of Al Hajir. Now prepare yourself for the adrenaline rush you will receive when we drive up the gigantic cliff face! Once the roller coaster ride is over, we make a stop for the night at the  Guesthouse”at the Top”, please bring warm clothes it can get cold at the top. Please note this road is often closed after rains so an alternative route must be taken

Note on Tour accommodation and all meals are included 

Optional activities|- Camel riding, Dune Bashing, Paramotor flying, turtle watching tours are not included 

Fort Entry not included

Day 5

Guest House ”at the Top” – Misfah Al Abriyeen – Jabrin – Bahla – Jebel Shams

After breakfast, we make our way down to the quaint village of Misfah Al Abriyeen, enclosed by spectacular date palms and cliff faces. We take a stroll along the Falaj irrigation channels and paths. From Misfah we drive to Jabrin Castle, then onto Bahla Fort (UNESCO world heritage site), After lunch at a local restaurant, we head up to the Mountain of the Sun, Jebel Shams where we can look over the Grand Canyon of Oman for some awesome views. We stop for the night at a resort high on Jebel Shams.

Day 6

Jebel Shams – Balcony Walk – Nizwa  or Jebel Akhdar

After breakfast, we drive the short journey to the start of the Balcony walk. This walk is not too arduous and is suitable for most people of moderate fitness. It meanders along just below the edge of the Grand Canyon and leads to a rock pool and an abandoned village at the end of the path The scenery is truly spectacular. After gathering our breath, we drive back down the Jebel to Nizwa to visit the Nizwa Fort and the Souk. Tonight we will stay in Nizwa or drive up to Jebel Akhdar we leave both options open it is often difficult to find good value accommodation in Nizwa. If we drive up to Jebel Akhdar we will stay at the Jebel Akhdar hotel ( all the other hotels are extremely expensive)

Day 7 

Nizwa  or Jebel Akhdar – Wadi Bani Khalid   Desert Camp

If we stay at Nizwa we first drive up to Jebel Akhdar to admire the views before driving to Wadi Bani Khalid. The Wadi has deep blue pools surrounded by spectacular mountains and date palms making it a perfect place to soak up the sun, go for a swim and absorb some of Oman’s natural beauty. Wadi Bani Khalid is one of Oman’s most popular destinations and can be very busy at weekends or local Holidays. Bring your swimming gear! A swim in the rock pools is a must, after drying off we head for the Desert Camp which is hidden away deep in the Wahiba sands to escape all light and noise pollution from the nearby town of Badiya, enabling you to have an authentic desert experience. We will arrive before sunset to ensure we witness the sun setting over the golden sand dunes and afterward, enjoy a traditional Bedouin dinner possibly followed by a campfire, with a magical sky full of stars. 

Please note we use one of two camps that we have carefully selected over the years. One of the camps was chosen by the BBC travel show when Ade Adepitan and the team stayed there and filmed December 2016 It can be seen on the BBC travel show website search for “Experiencing life in a Bedouin camp”

Day 8

Desert Camp – Duqm 

After an unforgettable night in the wilderness of the Wahiba sands and breakfast, the camp staff will offer optional camel rides and dune bashing for an additional fee. Please inform our guide or the camp staff if you would like to participate the night before. Please be aware that dune bashing must be undertaken at your own risk  After Drying off we drive East to the coast, watch out for camels along the way, they just amble along taking no notice of a car doing 120 KM hr We hit the coast at a town called Al Ashkharah  we then turn South to drive along some of Oman’s most stunning scenery. It is a truly wonderful site to see the sand dunes of the Wahiba sands jut out into the Arabian Sea with the Indian Ocean glistening in sunlight beyond. Today is a fairly long drive to the new Port of Duqm but at the end of the drive, there is a fabulous Hotel right on a glorious beach. We will stay here two nights 

Day 9

Duqm – Ras Madrakah – 3 Palm Tree Lagoon – Duqm

Today we will explore some stunning scenery we will first drive to Ras Madrakah a fishing village with beautiful white beaches contrasted by black rocks. We will then drive further down the coast to what we call 3 Palm tree lagoon. This is a very little known place as the new road bypasses it completely. On the old graded road ( o those were the days !!)  the turnoff to the Lagoon was marked by 3 old Palm trees.  Today we must use GPS. The lagoon which remarkably is fresh water is separated from the sea by beautiful Sand dunes. After a swim in either the sea or the lagoon, we will return to our Hotel in Duqm 

Day 10

Duqm – Sugar Dunes – Masirah Island

From our Hotel, we drive through the rapidly expanding port town of Duqm  Along the way up the coast we turn off to explore the famous Sugar Dunes called so because the sand is like white sugar. we will explore the coastline before heading north to the small ferry port at Shanna and get a Ferry across to Masirah Island. We will stay two nights on the Island

Day 11

Masirah Island 

Masirah is a truly stunning Island with some white sandy beaches it is very popular with surfers and kite surfers in the summer months. Today we drive around the Island and then in the afternoon relax on a beach. We will ask the locals where the best place is to see Turtles  

Day 12

Masirah Island – Turtle Beach

After breakfast, we catch the Ferry back to the mainland. from the Ferry port at Shanna, we actually follow the same coast road that we drove down before. The road is so spectacular that you will certainly enjoy it a second time. We follow the coast all the way around to Ras Al Hadd to stay at Turtle Beach.

If you did not see the Turtles on Masirah Island, there is a second chance. The resort can arrange optional Turtle Tours please note the Turtle watching tour is not included. Note the Peak season for turtles are the hot summer months so please do not be disappointed if you do not see turtles. The resort is just a fabulous place to stay anyway.

Day 13

Turtle Beach – Sur – Wadi Shab 

Today we drive north up the coast. Our first stop is at Sur. which historically was a center of shipping trade to East-Africa. Sur is also famous for boat building and Dhows can still be seen being built in the traditional way that has not changed for hundreds of years (except the engine of course). Just after Sur, we pass one of the main economic lifelines of Oman, the LNG plant. This is where Gas is compressed under great pressure into liquid form and is transferred to giant LNG tankers and shipped to energy-hungry markets around the world. We then drive to the very popular Wadi Shab. A hike along Wadi Shab is not very challenging, however, it can get very slippery in the rock pools before entering the caves, so please ensure you bring proper footwear that you don’t mind getting wet. To reach the beautiful waterfall at the end of the hike you must swim through two small pools and a key hole cave! If you aren’t confident with swimming, please let us know and our guide will carry a life-jacket for you. Bring a waterproof camera if you have one! We will stay the night at the Wadi Shab hotel. 

Day 14

Wadi Shab – Bimmah Sink Hole – Wadi Arbeieen – Wadi Dayqah Dam – Wadi Mayh –Muscat Airport

After breakfast overlooking the magnificent coastline we drive to Hawiyat Najm Park where the popular Bimmah Sink Hole is located. The Sink Hole is a lovely place to swim and jump off the rocks or just dip your feet in for a fantastic free fish spa as it contains many “doctor fish”. 

After cooling off we drive along the coast to turn off at Dibab and drive through the mountains to  Wadi Arbeieen Sssssssh Please do not tell anyone about this Wadi and let’s hope there are not too many other people here. The large rock pool and the waterfall are magnificent. It is great fun to jump off the rocks and swim as far as you can against the current of the waterfall. From Wadi Arbeieen we drive through a Geological Wonderland to emerge surrounded by date plantations in Wadi Dayqah. We visit the impressive Wadi Dayqah dam After lunch we head back to Muscat via Wadi Mayh. The drive through  Wadi Mayh gives a snapshot of the Omani way of life in the wadis with old houses and lush date plantations what a contrast to the modern urbanization of Muscat which is so close

The tour finishes at Muscat Airport or your chosen accommodation 

Price   14 Day Package Tour 
R.O. 2890/- 2 Person On tour all Food and accommodation is included
R.O.3600/- 3 Person
R.O. 3835/- 4 Person

High Season Supplement over Christmas period per person R.O- 10/-

Fort entry, Dune Bashing, Camel Ride, Paramotor flying, Turtle Tour not included