Day 1: Arrival Day. Meet and Greet and transfers to the Beach Hotel. Day at Leisure.
Day 2: After breakfast we set off on the Quriyat road, offroading along the rugged coast, with mountains on one side and the ocean on the other. This is a nice drive and you will pass through small fishing villages on the way to the wadi. Wadi shaab is and amazing oasis full of palms and trees in the middle of the rocky gorge. We reach the water pools after a delightful 40 minutes walk through the wadi where we can paddle and swim to the hidden cavers and waterfalls. We finish the trip with the picnic lunch on white beach on the turquoise water of the Gulf on Oman. After lunch we drive to Ras-Al-Hadd and via the village of Sur and the Dhow Yards. In the evening the guide will guide us to Ras-Al-Jinz to see the turtles struggling laying their eggs at the beach.(night at the Turtles Resort.
Day 3: We then engage 4WD and head to the Sharqiyah Sands to the beautiful overseas at Wadi Bani Khalid. We stop for rest and swim before we move inside for a nice traditional Oman coffee the rarely Bedouin enjoying their life in the desert. After the coffee we set on the camel for the short ride and view the sunset over the sand dune. We set up our camps and enjoy the dinner prepared by the Bedouin family (Al Areesh Camp/Al-Raha Camp).
Day 4: After breakfast we positioned along side two wadis, Nizwa is a fertile sea of green with an oasis of date plantations stretching 8kms from the town. Today, Nizwa is still the largest and most important town in this area of the interior and is noted for it’s 17th century fort and atmospheric souq full of silversmiths, art, especially ornately engraved khanjars. Today is cattle market day in Nizwa and to experience the atmosphere and hustle, bustle at its best, it's wise to rise early. We then have plenty of time to explore the fort and the rest of the city before of time to explore the fort and the rest of the city before enjoying a traditional Oman lunch at the local restaurant. Night at the Falaj Daris Hotel/Similar.
Day 5: After the breakfast we Set off to the highest mountain of Jabal Akdhar, offering wonderful views of the dramatic landscape and an insight into the local way of life. Visit Diana Point, view the village surround by the mountain with green plants. Off to the village of Wadi Bani Habib, where they growth different fruit plantation like cherry, peach flowers, pomegranate and saffron create an amazing palette of colors and scent throughout the year. The area is also famed for its abundance of roses which are used for rose water, perfumes and flavor. Night at the Jabal-Akdhar Hotel.
Day 6: Today we drive back to Muscat via Barkat Mouz and Fanja. Check in 3* hotel in Muscat for afternoon leisure.
Day 7: Muscat city. We ahead out and takes a tour of Muscat city. Starting from Amouge Factory and then at Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, one of few mosques open to non Muslims tour highlights include visiting the sultan's palace, Bait Al-Zubair Museum where you’ll find out the traditional Omani weapon, jewelery, costume, household utensils and furniture, early European maps and prints of the Arabian Peninsula and East Africa, early photographs, satellite images, coins, stamps, musical instruments, documents, manuscripts and books. Then Visit Jalali & Miran Fort before stopping for the date and coffee and a walk along the corniche to explore the Muttrah souk and the fish market. Lunch at Mumtaz Al-Mahal or Kargeen before drop off at the airport for departure.
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