Muscat - Jebel Akhtar
You will meet with your guide, followed by your 4x4 tour which will start at to the Grand Mosque, one of the most famous religious buildings in the world. You continue on to view the impressive collections at Bait Zubair Museum, followed by a photograph opportunity outside Al Alam, the official palace of His Majesty, Sultan Qaboos. After lunch you visit the old village for a guided tour before dinner and an overnight stay at the stunning AlIla Resorts.
Jebel Akhtar - Nizwa - Wahiba
After breakfast, you leave for the historical city of Nizwa where you explore Nizwa Souk and Fort before setting off on a 4x4 sand dune adventure in The Wahiba Sands. After lunch you arrive at Desert Nights Camp for dinner and your overnight stay.
Wahiba - Wadi Bani Khalid - Sur
After breakfast, you leave the desert with an en route stop at a traditional Bedouin House. Your journey continues on to Wadi Bani Khalid, an oasis of lush green palms, where you can take a walk or a swim in the wadi’s cool waters. After lunch you drive on towards Sur for dinner and an overnight stay at Ras Al Jinz Hotel (Turtle Reserve). After dinner enjoy an evening excursion to the beach where greenback turtles are known to come ashore.
Please note that the Ras Al Jinz Hotel is very popular and fills up quickly. Advanced booking is recommended for this Tour.
Turtles visit Oman and lay their eggs all year round, the peak season for turtle nesting is May-October.
Ras Al Had - Sur - Wadi Tiwi - Wadi Arbyn - Muscat
After breakfast you travel past the local Souq and Dhow building yard of Sur, en route to Wadi Tiwi with its small villages surrounded by orchard trees. Visit Fins beach, where you enjoy a picnic lunch and a swim before continuing to Sink Hole, the spectacular clear blue water-filled limestone crater. Continue on to Wadi Arbyn, for an exciting 4x4 drive through the shallow waters of the Wadi’s river followed by a visit to the large fishing village Quriyat Village before returning to Muscat in the evening to check in at hotel you have booked or to the Airport.