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OMAN'S NATURAL SPLENDOUR (9 days from £1,545 per person including flights) (Ref. ONS)

Indicative cost including flights from the UK (2 people): 

  • £1,545pp. Low season, standard hotels, self-driving.
  • £2,035pp. High season, superior hotels, self-driving (our most popular option).
  • £2,595pp. High season, superior hotels, guided.

 

Dramatic mountainscapes, white-sand beaches, arching sand dunes, burrowing turtles and leaping dolphins are all common sights in Oman and this holiday aims to bring them altogether for you. The history of the country is not forgotten either, as you take dramatic mountain roads to visit ancient villages and imposing forts.

 

This is just a suggested itinerary; please contact us so we can tailor the perfect holiday exclusively for you.

 

Day 1: Fly from the UK to Muscat, where you’ll be met and transferred to your Muscat hotel, chosen from our selected portfolio, for a stay of three nights.

 


 

Day 2: You have a private tour of the city, including the Sultan’s Palace, The Grand Mosque and Muttrah souq.

 


 

Day 3: Head out for a boat trip today to try and spot some dolphins and enjoy the coastal scenery around Muscat.

 


 

Day 4: If you’re self-driving, your 4x4 will be delivered to the hotel today; otherwise you’ll be collected by your driver. Head north to the Batinah Plain to visit the forts of Rostaq and Nakhl before traversing the Hajar Mountains through the dramatic Wadi Bani Awf. Spend two nights in one of our preferred hotels in Nizwa / Jebel Shams region.

 


 

Day 5: Spend the day in the mountains, marvelling at Wadi Ghul, Oman’s “Grand Canyon”, visiting dramatically-perched mountain villages like Misfah and taking a trip underground at Al-Hoota Cave.

 


 

Day 6: You head for the desert today, cresting dunes in the stunning landscape of the Wahiba Sands, where you spend the night in one of our recommended desert camps.

 


 

Day 7: The day begins with a visit to the small but fascinating villages of Jalaan Bani Bu Ali and Jalaan Bani Bu Hassan, before you head to Sur and Ras al-Jinz where you spend the night in one of our portfolio of local hotels. In the evening you venture onto the beach with a local guide to watch turtles nesting.

 


 

Day 8: Today you hit the coastal road from Sur back to Muscat, passing palm-lined rivers in steep canyons at Wadi Shab and Tiwi, as well as taking the time to peer over the rim of the sinkhole at Bimah. Spend your final night in a Muscat hotel.

 


 

Day 9: Self-drivers drop their car at the airport today; otherwise you have a private transfer to the airport in time for your flight home.

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