Relax and watch beautiful sunset at Shatti Al Qurm
Touchdown the capital city of Oman, Muscat over a 3 hour 40 mins flight from Delhi. Relax on your first day here as the following day you embark your journey to discover Oman. Muscat has a great night life, our Travel Engineers recommend exploring the famous Club Copacabana or Trader’s Vic known for its cocktails ! If you want to admire beautiful sunset on the beach, head straight to the Shatti Al Qurm area!
Drive to Sur and stop en-route for a swim in Bimmah Sinkhole, a natural swimming pool
Today you will drive along the beautiful coastline to Sur over 2 hour drive covering 210 kms from Muscat. Sur is a beautiful town where you are surrounded with old architecture and can experience the local Oman culture.
Our Travel Engineers recommend a definite visit to Bimmah Sinkhole 90 mins enroute Sur from Muscat, a natural swimming pool with turquoise blue waters. It’s one of the most incredible natural formations and history says that a meteor created a hole that formed the sinkhole.
From Sur you can discover different Wadis which is a gorge like formation between the cliffs.
Cave waterfalls of Wadi Shaab, popular beach of Wadi Tiki and desert oasis and pools of Wadi Bani Khalid
If you’re looking for an adventurous hike and swimming through pools to discover stunning waterfall in a cave, you can reach Wadi Shaab over a 20 mins drive from Sur. You could even spend a day unwinding at Wadi Tiki a popular beach or spend an afternoon at the stunning desert oasis swimming in the emerald pools surrounded with vibrant date palms of Wadi Bani Khalid.
Observe number of species of Turtles at Ras Al Jinz a reserve near Sur
Another great attraction about 35 mins from Sur is the Ras Al Jinz Turtle reserve where you can spot holes and turtles inside. Our Travel Engineers recommend exploring this in the morning as they do not allow photography in the evening.
Discover history of Nizwa and indulge in its modern flip side
After discovering the Wadis in Sur, its time now to continue your Oman’s journey to Nizwa over 3 hour 30 mins drive from Sur covering 290 kms. Nizwa will take you back in time to its Ancient civilization complimented with modern entertainment facilities. On your first day explore the iconic historic fort of Nizwa with stunning courtyards. The drive to the Nizwa is beautiful as you pass by a few towns, mountains and palm groves.
Explore the ancient ruins , waterfalls and steep mountainside of old village Tanuf
The following day set out to discover old village of Tanuf known for its ancient ruins, seasonal waterfalls and steep mountainside just short drive of 20 mins from Nizwa. Our Travel Engineers recommend dining at Al Musharef, a popular Turkish restaurant known for its delicious kebabs.
Escape from Modern life in to the solitude of Oman’s highest mountains in Al Hajar
Today you will drive through steep windy roads into rugged mountainous region with stunning landscapes of Jebel Akhdar 1 hour drive from Nizwa with great view points enroute. Jebel Akhdar, a part of Hajar Mountain range is an escape from bustle of modern life in to solitude, nature, fresh air and most amazing panoramic views of stunning landscapes that include Jebel Shams, Oman’s highest mountain and Jebel Akhdar which means Green Mountain in Arabic, considered as the fruit bowl of Oman.
Relax and immerse yourself in the panoramic views from your resort on the rim of deep canyons and spend your evening star gazing
Our Travel Engineers will check you into your hotel surrounded by mountain, small hamlets,caves and canyons as well as countless small roads connecting to new valleys and views. Over the next few days its your time to relax and enjoy these panoramic views from your resort on the rim of the deep canyons and spend your evening star gazing and indulging in great food.
Take a tour to admire the beauty of Jebel Akhdar whuch means the Green mountain in Arabic
You could opt for tours to admire the beauty of Jebel Akhdar , The green mountain with unique Mediterranean climate that produces a variety of fruits, such as apricots, plums, figs, grapes, apples and pears, as well as almonds, walnuts and saffron. The pomegranate that grows here is classified among the finest of its kind in the world.
Take tour to highest peak in Arabian Peninsula Jebel shams and Hike up Al Nakhr Balcony
You could also visit the Jabal Shams, the Sun Mountain. This is the highest peak in the Arabian Peninsula. Hike up the popular Al Nakhr Balcony for most spectacular and breathtaking views of the rock formations from the top.
On your last day you drive back 4 hour 30 mins to Muscat to catch your flight back home!