GOLDEN TOURS OMAN
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DISCOVER OMAN                             Code: FID - 01  

5 Days/ 4 Nights

Day1: Coast – Wadi Shab and Turtles    

A guide will pick you up at your hotel at 8h30 AM and take you for an incredible journey. Start the tour by going towards Bimah sinkhole, a spectacular limestone crater with inviting blue-green water ….. Continue to Wadi Shab which means a “wadi between the cliffs”, if you wish, enjoy a walk through the wadi. Going up the wadi you will soon see pools appearing before you and you may enjoy a refreshing swim in those pools. ….. enter Wadi Tiwi with its green pools and lush plantations. We head onto Qalhat famous for its history of exports to and imports of spices from India, where you can see Bibi Mariam Tomb (closed for archeological searches).
Your next stop is in Sur, famous for its trading and Dhow Building Yard. The sheltered lagoon is a perfect picture ……
The turtles come to lay their eggs at night and this experience is a memorable one.
Night at Turtle Beach Resort

Day 2: Wadi Bani Khalid - Wahiba sands desert
Early birds will have a second chance if they wish to see the turtles, sometimes you can even see the babies coming out of the sand and start a race to the ocean. (To be booked in advance)
After breakfast, you will start by a drive to the Wadi Bani Khalid, one of the most picturesque wadis in Oman where water flows all year round. ….. more pools with waterfalls. Your journey continues to Wahiba sands, with its golden sand dunes. Meet a Bedouin family, do some dune bashing which consists in going up and down the dunes like a roller coaster with your 4x4. Enjoy the tranquility of the desert …… The night in the desert will be a memorable one.
Night in a desert camp


Day 3: Wahiba - Nizwa – Bahla
After a nice breakfast, leave the golden sand dunes behind you and after a stop in Ibra head towards Nizwa. Nizwa was once the capital of Oman, go through the traditional and craft Souk …… before visiting the Fort of Nizwa with its large circular tower …...
Continue your journey to Bahla, a charming little town surrounded by an old 12 km long wall; visit the place where they make pottery and the old Fort of Bahla, one of the oldest in Oman. (At present, closed for renovation)
Night in a hotel in Nizwa

Day 4: Nizwa - Jebel Shams – Wadi Nakhr
Meet your guide after breakfast to travel to Jebel Shams. Along the road, Wadi Nakhar, a narrow canyon. It is a stunning beautiful place, and is geologically spectacular, being one of the deepest canyons on the planet. Go deep inside to visit the village where the main activity is weaving, especially Omani rugs …… Your journey continues to the top of Jebel Shams, “Sun Mountain”, Oman’s highest peak, 3009 m. ….. get a spectacular view of the “Grand Canyon”.

Night in Jebel Shams Resort

Day 5: Misfat Al Abreen - Wadi Bani Awf - Bilad Sayt – Muscat
A nice breakfast will prepare you for this big journey in the mountains and villages. Head first towards Misfat Al Abreen, set in a stunning landscape above terraced plantations …. This is a rare sight in Oman as most palms are grown on the plains.The track to Wadi Bani Awf is an exhilarating trip over the mountains. …… Bilad Sayt, a tranquil mountain hamlet tucked away in the mountains. The road or should I say track is steep to go on the other side but worth the trip.
Return to Muscat.

For an exact price quote, please contact, Myriam.




                   









 

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