DAY 01: Arrival at Muscat
Arrival at Muscat airport, Transfer you to the hotel at Nakhal, check in at hotel. The Day is at leisure. Overnight in Muscat.
DAY 02: Nakhal - Bilad Sait - Al Hamra - Jabal Shams
After breakfast you will board for a soft adventure tour. You proceed the tour by visiting Nakhal. Arrive at Nakhal and visit the Nakhal Fort. This fort once served the Imams of Bani Kharous and the Ya'arubah dynasty. After recent restoration work carried out, it is refurbished with the traditional furniture, handicrafts and historic relics. The ceilings, the doors and the windows are decorated with beautiful carvings. The view from the roof-top is very impressive and offers a panoramic view of the surrounding landscape. The old village of Nakhal, which nestles below the fort, gradually leads to the famous warm springs of Nakhal situated at the end of an attractive Oasis. Relax by the side of the shallow waters of the springs surrounded by lush green date plantations and steep mountain peaks. After the visit proceed to Bilad Sait through the foot hills of Jabal Akdhar Mountain. Cross the mountain and arrive at Al Hamra and proceed to Jabal Shams. Overnight at the Jabal shams camp site. ( basic camp with basic facilities).
Day 03: Jabal Shams - Nizwa - Ibra - Wahiba Sands
After breakfast you will explore the various villages scattered around on the mountain and proceed to Nizwa. You will drive to the Oasis city of Nizwa and then continue on a tour of the Nizwa fort with its enormous round tower built in the 17th century built by Imam Sultan Bin Saif Al Ya'aruba to defend the route to the interior. Access to the top is possible only by means of a narrow, twisting staircase barred by heavy wooden doors, studded with metal. From the top of the tower one can get a bird's eye view of the Nizwa city. From here you will proceed to the Nizwa Souq which is renowned for its intricately hand-carved Khanjar and ornately designed silver Jewelry. Here on a Friday a unique goat and cattle auction is held. The atmosphere here is electric. Continue your drive to the Jabrin castle en-route to Nizwa. This castle has extremely well planned layouts with rooms for the wali, the ladies room, the kitchen, the majlis etc. Most of the ceilings are decorated with beautiful paintings with Islamic motifs. The view from the top of the castle is really mesmerizing. You will stop en-route at the Bahla Fort for a photograph of the fort which is listed under the UNESCO’s list of world heritage site. Later in the afternnon proceed to Wahiba Sands which is the home of Bedouins. The 'Wahiba Sands' often described as a perfect example of Sand Sea consists of large ranges of dunes running from North to South, some attaining a height of about 100 meters and orange in colour. Our experienced drivers will take you on a dune bashing tour through the undulating sand dunes to experience the thrills of dune driving. Arrive at the pre - arranged camp site for overnight. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 04: Wahiba Sands - Wadi Bani Khalid - Sur - Ras Al Jinz - Ras Al Haad
Break fast at the camp site. Proceed to Wadi Bani Khalid, which stands out like an oasis in the desert with clear green natural spring water pools, before continuing to the Wahiba Sands which stands out in stark contrast to Wadi Bani Khalid. After spending some time here, Proceed to Ras Al Jinz and check in at the pre arranged camp site, Later at night around 22:00 hrs leave for the famous turtle beach to watch turtles laying their eggs and nesting. Overnight at Ras al Hadd Beach Hotel or Turtle beach resort.
Day 05: Ras Al Jinz - Wadi Shaab - Quriyat - Muscat
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for the tour along the coast line to Sur offers breath taking glimpses of the blue waters of the Gulf of Oman offset pristine beaches. Short visit of Sur town & Dhow Building Yard. Thereafter proceed to Wadi Shaab. Shaab in Arabic literally means 'Ravine between Cliffs "shallow green pools and abundant shade give wadi Shaab a perfect setting for a picnic. Continue on the bumpy track, sometimes touching the sea following a creek or overlooking superb white beaches hundreds of metres long. Arrive at Fins beach (White beach) stop. After spending some time proceed for Muscat en-route visiting Quriyat, a very large fishing village between the lagoon and the sea. The port of Quiriyat is still guarded by a watchtower. By evening return back to Muscat.
Day 06: Muscat - Departure
Breakfast at hotel. Checkout from the Hotel. Transfer to the Airport for the departure. Board a Scheduled flight back to your Home town.