Introduction to Oman (to include Mountains)

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An introduction to Oman with time to unwind by the beach and experience an overnight in the Jebel Akhdar Mountains; one of our most popular Oman holidays.

Please note the itinerary is only a suggestion as all itineraries are tailored to the client’s requirements.

Travel Itinerary

Day 1

P.M: Oman Air non-stop service to Muscat

Heathrow Terminal 3.

Day 2

A.M: Arrival in Muscat

Private transfer to the Al Bustan Palace Hotel.

Day 3

Spent at leisure.

Day 4

Spent at leisure.

Day 5

Check out of the Hotel for a private tour.

(It is advisable to wear light comfortable clothing and walking shoes)

Set of from Muscat to visit theNizwa Round tower Fort and the Nizwa Souk. Drive to the pretty village of Birkat Al Mauz. Enjoy a walk through the lush green date plantations, on to Wadi Al Madeen.  From here a 36 kilometer stretch of winding road takes one to Jebel Al Akhdar (2000 meters above sea level) the green jewel of the Al Hajar mountain ranges, a truly unique spot in the Arabian Peninsula.

 

Jebel al Akhdar is known for its fruit orchards typically laid out terrace style along the slopes of mountains. The villages of Saiq, Wadi Bani Habib and Al Ain dot the landscape. The villages overlook a spectacular landscape of dramatic peaks, gorges and wadis.

Overnight accommodation at the Falaj Daris Hotel, Nizwa

Day 6

After breakfast at the hotel, head off for the Wahiba Sands. The Wahiba Sands is home to the traditional Bedouin tribe, who are known for their hospitality and knowledge of the Sands.
In stark contrast to the desert is Wadi Bani Khalid. The Wadi has clear deep blue water and is an idea spot for a swim and picnic lunch. Return to Muscat.
Check in to the Al Bustan Palace Hotel.

Day 7

Muscat city tour, to include a visit to the Grand Mosque, Bait al Zubair museum and Muttrah souq.

Day 8

Spent at leisure.

Day 9

Private transfer to the Airport.

13.10 pm Oman Air non-stop service to London.

17.50 pm Arrival at Heathrow Terminal 3.