Explore the Sutanate of Oman in your private vehicle with English speaking guide. Beginning in Muscat, you will be met at the airport with assistance of clearing customs and baggage retrieval (visa service included). That evening, board your Sunset cruise and take in the splendor of this country's capital city. The following day, enjoy a private city tour of Muscat - visit the Grand Mosque, Souqs of Mutrah, Sultan's Palace, forts of Jalali and Mirani, and end the day with a tour of Bait Al Zubair museum. The next day, travel outside of Muscat to Barka and Nakhl, visiting forts and the famous hot water spring of Nakhl (lunch included). Continuing with day excursions from Muscat, travel via Fanjah, Izki and Nizwa, along the Wadi Nakr (known as the Grand Canyon of Oman) making your way up to Jebel Shams, the highest peak in Oman at 3000 meters. On the return to Muscat, the final stop is at the picturesque village of Misfat Al Abrein.
Note: Dress code – Women should wear attire covering their arms and legs and should cover their head with scarf. Men should wear normal shirt and trousers.
You will be met by a Representative at immigration and ushered into the lounge, where you will be served mineral water, Omani coffee, dates etc while your visa is being processed. You'll then be taken through passport control without queuing.
Take an airport transfer with private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking guide in Muscat.
Enjoy a private transfer to Marina Bandar Rawdha and embark a traditional Omani Dhow for a 2 hours Dhow Cruise. While on board, you can enjoy some Kahwa and dates. On the cruise, you will pass the Yacht club of Muscat and fishing village of Sidab. Pass by the harbor of historic Muscat, the Sultan’s Palace flanked by Jalali and Mirani forts and then sail past Al Bustan Palace, Oman’s premium hotel. From here you go by Qantab and at Bandar Jissah you can have a glimpse of the Shangri-la Resorts before returning to Muscat where you will be transferred back to your hotel.
The Park Inn by Radisson Muscat is positioned near the commercial district and shopping areas, offering corporate and leisure travellers a convenient location. Situated nearby the main highway linking Muscat International Airport to Ruwi, the city's central business district, this hotel also boasts easy access to the Al Ghubra beach, local companies and attractions. The hotel has 175 rooms, including seven suites, decorated in bright hues and equipped with modern, convenient amenities. Every accommodation features amenities like high-speed, wireless Internet access, coffee and tea provisions and in-room safe. Guests at this hotel in Muscat can enjoy a variety of restaurants without leaving the property. In addition to stylish, modern design, Muscat visitors enjoy the hotel's high-quality amenities like a rooftop swimming pool, fitness centre, indoor parking and 24-hour front desk assistance.
Spend the morning in the company of a private vehicle, driver and English speaking Guide to explore the wonderful city of Muscat. After being picked up from your hotel, the tour will start with a visit of the Grand Mosque, standing in stately grandeur. A visit to this beautiful piece of architecture is a must for all tourists (open daily for visitors, between 0800–1100 Hrs, except Fridays) Dress code – Women should wear attire covering their arms and legs and should cover their head with scarf. Men should wear normal shirt and trousers), From here move on to the fish and vegetable waterfront markets in Muttrah. Feel free to mingle with the crowd. Visit the Muttrah Souq where you will find a mix of old and new - sights, sounds and fragrances are in abundance. Then take in the views on the drive past the Corniche and to the capital area before a photo stop at the Sultan’s Palace flanked by the 16th Century Portuguese forts of Jalali and Mirani. Enjoy a visit to the Bait Al Zubair Museum for a fine display of Omani culture and history before being returned to your hotel.
We drive past the Corniche and to the capital area to visit Bait Al Zubair Museum for a fine display of Omani culture and history. We next proceed to take a photo stop at the Sultan’s Palace flanked by the 16th Century Portuguese forts of Jalali and Mirani. Visit the Muttrah Souq where you will find a mix of old and new. Sights, sounds and fragrances are in abundance. From here, we take you to the modern shopping complex zone in Al Qurum. Feel free for some shopping at the popular “Qurum City centre” and enjoy some of the best deals and bargains. Wrap the day by taking a drive along the embassy area which gives a spectacular outlook of the Muscat city with lights.
Leaving Muscat in a private vehicle with Driver and English speaking Guide, enjoy a full day excursion (10 hrs) to The Grand Canyon of Oman passing many interesting villages en route. The first stop of the morning is at Nizwa where you can take a stroll through the Old Capital of Oman. From here, the tour continues to Al Hamra where you can stop at the old village of Ghul to see the abandoned Persian ruins. From here, drive along Wadi Nakhr, also referred to as the Grand Canyon with breathtaking views. At the end of the Wadi is a village where rugs with bright colors and designs are made by local weavers. Visit the local weaver and haggle for their wares if you feel so inclined. From here, the tour continues up to Jebel Shams, the highest peak in Oman at 3000 meters. From here you will have an outstanding view deep into the Grand Canyon of Oman. Enjoy a picnic lunch near the rim in this spectacular landscape. On the return drive to Muscat, enjoy a stop at Misfat Al Abrein, a picturesque village perched perilously on to the side of a mountain. As you walk around this beautiful village where time has come to a standstill, you will be moved by the simplicity and friendliness of the people. At days end, you'll be brought back to your hotel in Muscat (approximately 6pm).
Please note obtaining a visa is your responsibility. These requirements change often and therefore it is best that you check with the Embassy of Oman for the most up to date visa information.
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