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  • 1. COUNTRY OF COLOR (16Days)
    • Attractions:
      Sultan Qaboos Mosque, Nakhal fort, Jebel Akhdar, Jebel Shams, Jabrin castle, Bahla fort, Rub Al Khali desert, archaeological site Al Balid and Awbar, archaeological site of Khor Rori, Indian Ocean coast, Wahiba desert, turtles of Ras Al Hadd, dhow construction yards of Sur, Qalhat, Old Muscat, Portuguese forts of XVI century – Al Jalali and Al Mirani, Bait al Zubair Museum, Mutrah suq, the Sultan’s Palace.

      Locations:
      Muscat, Wadi Bani Awf, Al Hamra, Misfat Al Abriyeen, Nizwa, Rub Al Khali desert, Salalah, Shisur, Wadi Darbat, Wadi Dukkah, Taqa, Mirbat, Wadi Salafan, Shuwaimia, Al Khaluf, Al Hikman, Masirah, Ras Al Hadd, Sur, Wadi Tiwi.

      Days: 16
      Tour Highlights: Wadis, mountains, desert, coast
      Accommodation: nights in 3-4 * hotel (9 nights), camping (8 nights)
      Transport: 4X4 car & ferry

      DAY 1: Arrival in Oman
      Welcome at the Seeb International airport Oman by the representative of Misfar Tourism and transfer to the hotel in Muscat. Depending on the arrival time, undertake a city tour in Muscat.

      DAY 2: Muscat - Jebel Shams
      After being picked up from the hotel, we spend the morning visiting the spectacular Grand Mosque, famous for its Islamic architecture, richly decorated interior and the second largest Persian carpet in the world. Following this, we leave Muscat and enter the Al Hajar mountain range, via off road dirt tracks, weaving up canyons and through small villages via Wadi Bani Awf. After a picnic lunch we continue our journey until reaching Jebel Shams, the highest point in the Arabian Peninsula, where we spend the night at a hotel close to the summit.

      DAY 3: Jebel Shams - Nizwa
      After breakfast proceed to Nizwa considered as the “Pearl of Islam”. The local souq offers a diverse range of traditional products, including incense, ceramics, local knives (known as Kanjars) and locally made silver jewellery, while the Nizwa Fort is one of the most iconic in the Sultanate. We continue to explore the Dakhiliya region with a visit to the two oasis of Al Hamra, with its fascinating and unspoiled houses built of dried mud and stone, and Misfat Al Abriyeen precariously perched on a mountain face. After lunch in a local restaurant, we explore the unique Castle of Jabreen and Bahla fort from the exterior (the fort is currently being restored). The evening is spent in a hotel in Nizwa.

      DAY 4, 5, 6, 7: Nizwa - Rub Al Khali
      Today we enter the Rub Al Khali desert, also known as the Empty Quarter and classified as the largest sand desert in the world. With dunes soaring to over 300 meters and a sea of sands as far as the eye can see, it is one of the most unique areas in the Arabian Peninsula. Space and light take on an almost other worldly aspect as the topography and landscape’s vastness become almost incomprehensible. A picnic lunch and dinner are provided, and accommodation is at a camping site.

      DAY 8: Rub Al Khali - Salalah
      We gradually leave the desert, until reaching an asphalt road that takes us back to Salalah.
      Salalah, a modern city with lot of archeological sites and an old harbour for traders of spice incense and cloth. The city tour involving a beautiful museum with the history of Oman. Thereafter, visit to the 7th century village though in ruins KHOR ROURI an ancient hub for the incense traders. A memorable journey to a beautiful wadi Darbat with its lush green mountains and a green wadi filled with camels, cows and Bedouins. Picnic lunch stop under the shade of the trees and the gentle breeze brushing ourselves. After a good relaxation we head to the souk of Salalah the amazing part though the incense souk. A healthy dinner in a local restaurant taking us back to our hotel for a gentle rest.
      Dinner and the evening spent at a hotel in Salalah.

      DAY 9-SALALAH – WADI SHUWAYMIYA
      After a Memorable stay in frankincense land, we drive towards another ancient but splendid Wadi. The Wadi meaning a valley between two great mountains forming a stream for rain water.

      Wadi shuwaymiya a gold mine for archeologists in search for fossils and rock formation, a 600 million year old calcifies canyon with rock formations that we can only Marvell at their beauty.

      Overnight stay in the canyon bringing us calm and relaxed under the beautiful glittering night.
      Overnight stay in the Tents

      DAY 10-WADI SHUWAYMIYA – KHALOUF
      A Refreshing morning in the fabulous white wadi and its nature delightful panorama, we head towards the pristine coast of Oman.
      We cross a mass salt lake arriving to the village of Ras Al Khalouf. Another fishing village where we could have a glimpse of the days catches. Thereafter, inland through the white sand beaches of Al Khalouf arriving at the amazing white dunes complimenting the Ocean from a few meters we stop for a relaxing afternoon.
      Overnight stay in the Tents under the stars, the dunes and the Gail of the ocean.

      DAY 11 & 12-MAHOUT –ISLAND MASIRAH
      After the breakfast, we leaving from Ras El Khalouf towards a ferry point taking us to the Island of Masirah after a fantastic 2 hours journey by a ferry.
      Masirah is a paradise for birds, sailors and fisherman also harboring and presently an Air Force base of Britain. As the ferry glides towards Masirah, we head into the beautiful beaches of Masirah thus touring the Island in a complete circle enjoying a day of swim and sun bathing.
      Overnight stay at a tent in the Island.

      DAY 13-ISLAND MASIRAH – RAS AL RUWAIS
      After breakfast, come back by the ferry and drive off-road to the famous fishing village of Ras al Ruwais. After the experience of charming fishing village, we drive on the trail of the majestic Wahiba desert dunes gliding in open arms embracing the vast Indian Ocean with delight. It is interesting to see and cherish where the dunes fall right in to the sea.
      Overnight stay in the tents

      DAY 14 - RAS AL RUWAIS - RAS AL HADD
      Driving along the beach towards Khuwaima heading towards Al Askhara stopping for lunch in a local restaurant. As we arrive in Ras Al Hadd famous for the gentle Green turtles nesting in its pristine beaches .Evening relax at the hotel and enjoy an early dinner. Later visiting Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve for watching green turtles nesting on the beach.
      Hotel Offered – Turtle Beach Resort or similar hotel in Ras Al Hadd

      DAY 15-RAS AL HADD – SUR – MUSCAT
      A winding road leading us through the beautiful mountains towards one of the first Dhow (Arabic ship) building ports in the world specialized in manually adorning. After visiting the Dhow factory, we continue our journey towards Muscat through Wadi Shaab, Wadi Tiwi and Sink Hole.
      Hotel Offered – Ramee Guest Line 4*

      DAY 16 - MUSCAT – CITY TOUR -AIRPORT
      Muscat offers the visitor a unique opportunity to witness a modern commercial center existing in harmony with its traditional culture. With its Natural Harbour, Muscat means 'Anchorage' and lies in natural volcanic bowl. Our tour of the Grand mosque*(except Friday) and Bait Al Zubair Museum (except Friday) is a brief introduction that traces Oman's history and development. Drive along the waterfront cornice visiting the Fish market and the colorful Mattrah Souq. We proceed for photo stop to magnificent Al Alam Palace, official palace of his Majesty Sultan Qaboos, flanked by the 16th century Portuguese forts Mirani & Jalali. 

      *Dress code for Grand Mosque: long sleeves and full-length trousers for men and women. Ladies to be fully covered with scarf.

      *A dinner at a local traditional Arabic restaurant with flavors of the Arabian Peninsula lightening our heartfelt memories with not only the panoramic landscapes of Oman but also the generosity and hospitality of the country.
      Overnight stay in a 4 star hotel or depending on the departure flight time, a quick refreshing in the hotel and drop off to the airport.

      TYPE OF VEHICLE - Toyota land cruiser vehicles, 3/4 passengers in a car and driver

      CAMPING MATERIAL - Igloo tents large, 2PAX in one tent, Camp beds, Mattresses, Camp shower
      Camp toilet, Chairs and tables, Dishes, glasses and cutlery, Basins, Scottex-type rolls, torch
      Neon-type lamps, Portable fridges to conserve food, Our technical equipment foresees the use of GPS and satellite telephones.

  • 2. OMAN SOFT (7 days)
    • Attractions:
      Sultan Qaboos Mosque, Bait al Zubair Museum, Mutrah suq, The Sultan's Palace, Jebel Akhdar, Jebel Shams, Jabrin castle, Bahla fort, Nizwa suq, Nizwa fort, Wahiba desert, turtles of Ras Al Hadd, dhow construction yards of Sur, Indian Ocean coast, the runs of Qalhat.

      Locations:
      Muscat, Al Hamra, Misfat Al Abriyeen, Nizwa, Mintrib, Wadi Bani Awf, Wadi Bani Khalid, Ras Al Hadd, Sur.

      Days: 7
      Tour Highlights :Wadis, mountains, desert
      Accommodation: nights in 3-4 * hotel (4), camping (3)
      Transport: 4X4 car

      DAY 1: Arrival in Oman
      Welcome at the Seeb International airport Oman by the representative of Misfar Tourism and transfer to the hotel in Muscat. Depending on the arrival time, undertake a city tour in Muscat.

      DAY 2: Muscat - Nizwa
      After breakfast, visit to the spectacular Grand Mosque, famous for its Islamic architecture, richly decorated interior and the second largest Persian carpet in the world. Continue our journey to Al Hajar mountain range, via off road dirt tracks, weaving up canyons and through small villages via Wadi Bani Awf. After a picnic lunch we continue our journey until reaching Jebel Shams, the highest point in the Arabian Peninsula, where we spend the night at a hotel close to the summit.

      DAY 4: Nizwa - Sharqiyah Sands
      We begin day four at Nizwa, the Pearl of Islam. The local suq offers a diverse range of traditional products, including incense, ceramics, local knives (known as Kanjars) and locally made silver jewellery, while the Nizwa Fort is one of the most iconic in the Sultanate. In the late morning we leave Nizwa, stopping to have lunch in a local restaurant, before leaving the asphalt and entering the pink and orange sand dunes of Sharqiyah Sands. The evening is spent in a Bedouin style camp, providing an authentic experience of desert life, while still maintaining a high level of luxury and comfort.

      DAY 5: SHARQIYAH SANDS – WADI BANI KHALID – RAS AL HADD
      Departing the camp, we continue the journey over sand dunes and desert scenery to reach the asphalt road once again, in direction to Wadi Bani Khalid. The blue waters and cool pools, lush greenery and soaring canyon walls make this Wadi a spectacular place to have a refreshing swim. Lunch in a local restaurant, we continue towards Ras Al Hadd, the most Eastern point of the Arabian Peninsula and famous for variety of sea turtles nesting on the beach. The evening is spent in a bungalow resort on the beach. After an early dinner, we will visit the Ras Al Jinz Nature Reserve to witness turtles laying eggs, baby turtles and a diverse selection of adult turtles right on the beach.

      DAY 6: RAS AL HADD – MUSCAT
      We begin day six by continuing towards the city of Sur, where we explore the building docks of the Arabic Dhows, one of the few places left in the region where traditional techniques are still utilized. Following this, we wind our way in a Northern direction along the coast, making a stop to view the ancient ruins of the city of Qalhat, before reaching Wadi Tiwi. Famous of its imposing canyon-like walls of rock, this Wadi contains picturesque traditional villages, farm terraces and pools of crystal clear water. After lunch in a local restaurant, we continue to Muscat, where guests spend the night in a hotel.

      DAY 7: MUSCAT – DEPARTURE
      After six days of travel, guests can spend the time as they wish. In the afternoon we explore the old area of Muscat, containing the forts Jalali and Mirani, and the Sultan’s Palace (Al Alam Palace), before continuing on to the Muttra souq where the guest could buy all sorts of local products, including spices, incense, pashminas, wood products and jewellery, and makes for the perfect place to purchase local items.
      Thereafter, we head to the airport to take the flight back to home.
  • 3. Rub Al Khali Comfort (8 Days)
    • Attractions:
      Sultan Qaboos Mosque, archeological sites of Al Balid and Awbar, the Rub Al Khali desert, archeological site of Khor Rori, Bait al Zubair Museum, Muttra suq, the Sultan's Palace.

      Locations:
      Muscat, Salalah, Muqsin, Rub Al Khali, Shisur, Wadi Darbat, Wadi Dukkah.

      Days: 8
      Tour Highlights: Wadis, mountains, desert
      Accommodation: nights in 3-4 * hotel (4 nights), camping (3 nights)
      Transport: 4X4, airplane

      DAY 1: Arrival in Oman
      Depart from country of residence and arrive in Muscat, the capital of Oman, in the late afternoon or evening. Pickup and transfer from the airport to the hotel.

      DAY 2: Muscat - Salalah
      After breakfast at the hotel, visit the spectacular Grand Mosque, famous for its Islamic architecture, richly decorated interior and the second largest Persian carpet in the world. Thereafter, transfer to the airport for flights to Salalah, found in the Dhofar region in the south of the Sultanate. The museum of Al Balid provides a unique insight into the cultural and historical developments of this region, while a visit to the local souq gives guests a chance to purchase a range of local products, including incense and perfumes.
      Dinner and the evening is spent at a hotel salalah.

      DAY 3, 4 & 5: SALALAH – RUB AL KHALI – SALALAH
      Today we enter the Rub Al Khali desert, also known as the Empty Quarter and classified as the largest sand desert in the world. With dunes soaring to over 300 meters and a sea of sands as far as the eye can see, it is one of the most unique areas in the Arabian Peninsula. Space and light take on an almost other worldly aspect as the topography and landscape’s vastness become almost incomprehensible. A picnic lunch and dinner are provided. Accommodation is at a camping site.

      DAY 6: SALALAH
      We gradually leave the desert, until reaching an asphalt road that takes us back to Salalah. Dinner and the overnight spent at a hotel in Salalah.

      DAY 7: SALALAH – MUSCAT
      In the morning we visit the ruins of the archaeological site of Khor Rori, a UNESCO world heritage site. An ancient port of traffic and commerce, it was known as Sumhuran in 200AD. We continue onwards towards Wadi Darbat, where the seasonal river supports a diverse range of fauna and flora, and is the perfect spot to enjoy a picnic lunch. We then transfer to the airport for return flights to Muscat. Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in Muscat.

      DAY 8: MUSCAT
      We explore the old area of Muscat, containing the Forts of Jalali and Mirani, and the Sultan’s Palace (Al Alam Palace), Continue to the Muttra souq where the guests could buy all sorts of local products, including spices, incense, pashminas, wood products and jewellery, and makes for the perfect place to purchase local items.
      After dinner in a local restaurant, we head to the take a flight back to home.
  • 4. The White Dunes (8 Days)
    • Attractions:
      Sultan Qaboos Mosque, Wadi Bani Awf, Nizwa fort, Nizwa suq, Wahiba desert, Indian Ocean, Turtles of Ras Al Hadd, Dhow construction yards of Sur, the ruins of Qalhat, Wadi Tiwi, Bait al Zubair Museum, Muttra souq, the Sultan’s Palace.

      Locations:
      Muscat, Al Hamra, Misfat Al Abriyeen, Nizwa, Mintrib, Wahiba, Mahoot, Al Khaluf, Ras Al Hadd, Sur.

      Days: 8
      Tour Highlights : Wadis, mountains, deserts
      Accommodation: nights in 3-4 * hotel (4), camping (3)
      Transport: 4X4

      DAY 1: Arrival in Oman
      Welcome at the Seeb International airport Oman by the representative of Misfar Tourism and transfer to the hotel in Muscat. Depending on the arrival time, undertake a city tour in Muscat.

      DAY 2: MUSCAT – NIZWA
      After breakfast at the hotel, visit to the spectacular Grand Mosque, famous for its Islamic architecture, richly decorated interior and the second largest Persian carpet in the world. Following this, we proceed towards Al Hajar mountain range, via off road dirt tracks, weaving up canyons and through small villages via Wadi Bani Awf. After a picnic lunch will be served en-route. After lunch, continue journey to the oasis of Al Hamra, with its fascinating and unspoiled houses built of dried mud and stone. We then reach Jebel Shams, the highest point in the Arabian Peninsula, where we spend the night at a hotel close to the summit.

      DAY 3: NIZWA – SHARQIYAH SANDS
      We begin day 3 at Nizwa, the Pearl of Islam. The local souq offers a diverse range of traditional products, including incense, ceramics, local knives (known as Kanjars) and locally made silver jewellery, while the Nizwa Fort is one of the most iconic in the Sultanate. In the late morning, we leave Nizwa, stopping to have lunch in a local restaurant, before leaving the asphalt and entering the pink and orange sand dunes of Sharqiyah Sands. The evening is spent in a camp, providing an authentic experience of desert life.

      DAY 4: SHARQIYAH SANDS
      Day 4 marks the first real day of the Sharqiyah Sands traverse. We continue onwards, with the possibility of getting stuck in the sand at various points. The dunes become even larger and their pink-orange hues are truly mesmerizing. We enjoy a picnic lunch in the afternoon before finding a suitable location to set up camp. The sun set could be enjoyed at the top of the dunes which is one of the most fascinating moments the desert has to offer.

      DAY 5: SHARQIYAH SANDS –AL KHALUF
      We continue crossing the desert, passing several locations where there is a high possibility of encountering nomadic encampments of the Bedouins living in the Sharqiyah Sands. Eventually, we arrive at the deserted coast, bordering the Indian Ocean. The unspoiled white sands, traditional fishing boats make this a particularly picturesque spot, which proceed to Al Khaluf. We spend the night camping in the white sand dunes that lead into the ocean.

      DAY 6: AL KHALUF – RAS AL HADD
      Day 6 begins with the possibility of a swim in the blue ocean, before we continue driving along the coast. We stop for a picnic lunch on the beach and in the afternoon reach Ras Al Hadd, the most eastern point of the Arabian Peninsula. After an early dinner, proceed Ras Al Jinz Nature Reserve to see green turtles laying eggs on the beach, baby turtles and a diverse selection of adult turtles right on the beach. Overnight stay at a resort on the beach.

      DAY 7: RAS AL HADD
      Day 7 is a free day, giving guests the opportunity to enjoy the beach and relax.

      DAY 8: SUR – WADI TIWI – MUSCAT
      We begin day six by continuing towards the city of Sur, where we explore the building docks of the Arabic Dhows, one of the few places left in the region where traditional techniques are still utilized. Following this, we wind our way in a Northern direction along the coast, making a stop to view the ancient ruins of the city of Qalhat, before reaching Wadi Tiwi. Famous of its imposing canyon-like walls of rock, this Wadi contains picturesque traditional villages, farm terraces and pools of crystal clear water.

      After lunch in a local restaurant, we continue to Muscat, where we explore the old area of Muscat, containing the forts Al Jalali and Al Mirani, and the Sultan’s Palace (Al Alam Palace), before continuing on to the Muttra souq where the guests could be able to buy all sorts of local products, including spices, incense, pashminas, wood products and jewellery, and makes for the perfect place to purchase local items.

      After dinner in a local restaurant, proceed to the airport to take the flight back to home.