Meet and assist on arrival at Muscat Airport in the morning by our representative. Limousine transfer to the Deluxe Hotel of your choice. Arabic welcome on arrival and express check-in to Specialty Suite room. Buffet Lunch at Sultana Restaurant. Later in the afternoon you will be met at the hotel for a ‘Muscat by Night’ tour. You drive along the Corniche, passing the port of Muscat, continue on the road through the coastal mountains to Qurum and on to the Grand Mosque. The tour ends at Kargeen restaurant, where you will be invited for an exclusive Arabic theme dinner. Return to the hotel after dinner. Overnight at Hotel.
Early in the morning, you will be met at the hotel for a half day city orientation tour. You visit the Grand Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the Middle East, followed by the Natural History Museum, Drive along the picturesque Corniche with a photo stop at Al Alam Palace, the residence of his Majesty Sultan Qaboos. The palace is flanked by the 16th century portuguese forts Mirani andJalali. Before winding up the tour you will be strolling through MuttrahSouq and then return to the hotel. Enjoy the Lunch at Capri Court restaurant. Evening transfer to Bait Al Zubair Museum for a visit followed by a Private Arabic Cuisine dinner with music. Later transfer back to hotel.
After check-out at the hotel you start your fascinating roundtrip with the first leg taking you in South eastern direction along the coast to Sur. The road leads through scenic countryside and rugged mountains to the WadiDhaiqa DAM. Stop at the limestone Sinkhole inBimah and then continue to Fins. At Fins Beach with its white sand you will be served an exclusive Lebanese Cuisine Lunch. You visitWadiTiwi, an oasis well known for its lemon and date plantations and then proceed to the coastal town of Sur, where you will check in to a suite room at the Sur Plaza Hotel. After an early dinner at the Sur Plaza Hotel you will visit the turtle sanctuary at Ras Al Jinz. Return to Sur for the overnight at Sur Plaza Hotel.
After check out at the hotel you will first be taken on a short tour of Sur, renowned in former times for its shipyard, where the dhows, the traditional wooden Omani boats were built. Later we proceed to WadiBani Khalid – an oasis spot in the middle of the barren and dry mountains and picnic lunch will be served here.. The afternoon is reserved for your desert experience. You drive into the Wahiba Sands, a vast mass of undulating red and white sea of sand. After some exciting sand dune driving with your experienced drivers, You may want to go on a camel ride or do some sand skiing before visiting the home of a Bedouin Family in the desert. You will experience traditional Arabic hospitality with coffee and date you will arrive and check-in at the Desert Nights Camp. Enjoy a BBQ dinner with Omani music and a dance show. Overnight at Desert Nights Camp.
After breakfast proceed to the historic town of Nizwa, Oman’s cultural capital. Nizwa’s main places of interest are the Souq and theNizwa Fort, one of the impressive forts in Oman and .then to Jabrin castle. Later proceed to Al Hamra; one of the oldest villages in Oman and enjoy an exclusive Arabic Theme Lunch at Bait Al Safa, a historical Omani house, and amuse yourself witnessing an Omani Mock Wedding. Later drive up to Jabel Shams, which literally means Mountain of the Sun. Experience an untamed and rugged countryside at Oman’s highest peak at 3000 meters, often hailed as the Sultanate’s own version of the Grand Canyon, Later drive back to the View camp at Hail Al Shas for dinner &over night stay.
After leisurely breakfast drive back to Muscat. Check in at the Deluxe Hotel of your choice in Muscat. In the late afternoon you will be met at the hotel for a Private Yacht Cruise along the picturesque Muscat coastline, followed by a Sea-food Dinner at the beach of the fishing village of Qantab. Overnight at Hotel.
Day at your own leisure. A limousine with driver will be at your disposal. Maybe you feel once again like experiencing the special ambiance of MuttrahSouq and to do some last minute shopping. Evening transfer to the airport for your flight home