Your tour will start from Muscat (from the Airport or other location)
Meet your driver guide and in a couple of hours you will reach the first sightseeing of the day, the Jibreen Castle in Ad-Dhakiliyah Region. The castle, built in 1670 and inhabited by the Imam Bil’arab bin Sultan Al Yarubi, still has its original painted ceiling and beautifully carved doors.
55 rooms distributed in 5 floors, an intricate maze of rooms. Before leaving the castle don’t forget to pay homage to the Imam’s tomb located on the ground floor near the castle’s entrance.
After lunch near the UNESCO Bahla Fort, you will visit Misfat al Abreen a small village that will capture your heart. A Persian tower, old houses and green terracings with dates’ palms, mangos trees, papaya trees and bananas are irrigated with fresh water coming from the traditional falaj. After a short walk, you will stop in the old village of Al Hamra. Its architecture resembles the famous villages in Yemen, the walls of the houses are constructed with bricks made from a mixture of mud, water, and straw.
Leave the village and continue driving along a beautiful road that runs at the foot of the Hajar mountains, you will pass through small Omani villages until you reach the Wadi Nakheel.
Following the Wadi and, a mountain road will lead you near the summit of Jebel Shams (the Sun Mountain). You will stop here to look at the Grand Canyon of Oman and for the night.
Meals included: lunch and dinner.
Breakfast at Hotel. Meet our Tour Guide at Hotel Reception.
In the early morning departure to Nizwa, a city of Dakhiliyah region famous for its fort, it has a unique large round shape tower with a diameter of 36 meters. After the visit of the fort and the suq where you can see the local vegetables, fruits and fishes, and where you can taste the most famous sweet, the Omani Halwa, you will proceed to Wahiba Sands. Lunch on the road in the restaurant. As soon as you will reach one of the villages at the desert border, you should fill the tank with the fuel, put down the air pressure of your tires and be ready for the adventure.
You will suddenly leave the asphalt road for the sand dunes. Following a track, for few kilometers, you will find soon the higher dunes of Wahiba.
Relax and enjoy the dune bashing with our expert drivers, going up and down from the dunes will be for you an amazing experience.
As soon as you reach the tented camp, leave your luggage and straight go up to the dunes to enjoy the sunset and then take your dinner at the camp.
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Breakfast at Hotel.
starting in the morning from the hotel, you will reach first the city of Sur. Sur is the main city of Ash Sharqiyah region, and, in the past, it was one of the biggest port in Oman. The commercial ships sailed off from Sur into the Ocean and the East Africa harbors.
Sur is still considered the most important place for the traditional wooden ships construction. You will visit one of the last shipyards in the whole Middle East, a great opportunity to look at the handmade construction of this incredible ships.
On the road back to Muscat, you will stop in other interesting places like the ancient city of Qalhat, with the ruins of the Mausoleum of Bibi Miriam. You will have an amazing experience in Wadi Tiwi where the road, following the Wadi and its canyon, goes up and down allowing you to see hide villages, palms and mangos trees and spectacular views.
After the Wadi Tiwi, you will stop in Bimmah Sinkhole, a water-filled depression where you can refresh your tired feet and take a few minutes rests before taking your road to go back in Muscat.
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch.