Oman Extensions and excursions:

Extension Salalah

Day 01    Arrive at Salalah

Arrive at Salalah and transfer to your hotel.  Rest of the day at leisure.  

Day 2opinion of the Geysir in Salalah at Oman  EAST AND WEST SALALAH TOUR
Breakfast at the hotel and full day tour of East and West Salalah. You will drive past the Royal Farm and the Mamura Palace to arrive at Taqa. Here you will see some old houses elegant in their looks and the Taqa Castle before proceeding to Samhuram. Samhuram is a famous port from where the frankincense trade used to take place. Excavations here have found coins and manuscripts in Arabic. You will see the remains of Queen Sheba's Palace on top of a small hill overlooking the Khor Rawri. The drive along the coastal road takes you to the old city of Mirbat where the Arabian Horses & slaves trade used to take place. You will see as well the Mirbat Castle overlooking the sea. A walk into the town shows you some old and beautiful merchant houses with carved doors and windows. Afterwards you will return to your vehicle to drive back to Salalah. En-route stop at the beautiful garden of Ain Arzat from where the Royal Farm is still supplied with water.  A tour of West Salalah visiting Job's tomb also known as the mosque & tomb shrine of " Nabi-Ayuob" marks the place where the remains of the Moslem Prophet possibly identified as Job of Old Testament are enshrined.  Drive on to Mughsail Beach, which stretches over four kms with high cliffs on either side.  You can also see the blowholes, which are worn into slabs, and during high tides you see the water bursting out of these holes. Khor Mughsail has an abundance of bird life in the season for  e.g. flamingos, pelicans, storks etc. The tour ends with a visit to the tree known as the "Holy Incense".
Overnight at the hotel

Day 3 Salalah – Muscat

After breakfast proceed for a city tour of SALALAH. This tour will give you a variety of the old and modern culture of the region.  We drive through the greenery of Coconut and Banana plantations.  Visit the footprints of Prophet Saleh’s Camel and the tomb of Nabi Omran. Proceed to the Heritage souq where you can find different types of Omani crafts and incense burners. A visit to the New souq will give you an exact view of the Arabian market.  Drive to the Gold souq offers modern and old style Dhofari ornaments.  On the way to Al Hafa you can see some typical Dhofari houses with carved windows and doors.  Walking by the sultan’s residential palace Al Husn, you reach the old souq where the Frankincense, Dhofari traditional clothes and cosmetics are available. Before returning to the hotel visit the ancient city of Zufar.  Departure transfer to Salah Airport.  Arrive at Muscat and connecting flight to your onward destination or transfer to your hotel in Muscat

Rates per Person in USD Based on min. 2 pax

Supplement for Muscat – Salalah - Muscat Air fare   USD 220.00 per person

PRICE INCLUDES:

-       2 nights accommodation in standard room on twin sharing basis as per chosen hotel

-       Daily breakfast

-       Arrival and departure transfer at SALALAH only

-       East and West SALALAH tour + one half day city tour of SLL with English speaking driver

-       Entrance fee to Museum

PRICE EXCLUDES:

-       Any items of personal nature such as alcohol, laundry, telephone, mini bar etc.

-       Any other meals & services mentioned other than above.

-       Domestic airfare

Please note air fares are subject to change and the quoted fare includes currently applicable taxes. 

BASED ON MARRIOTT SALALAH

 

 

01 OCT 11 - 21 Dec 2011

07 Jan 12 - 31 Apr 2012

01 Oct 12 - 31 Oct 2012

01 May 2012 - 14 Jun 2012

22 Jul 12 - 30 Sep 2012

 

22 Dec 2011 -
06 Jan 2012

Peak season

 

01 Jul 2012 -
21 Jul 2012

Khareef season

 

1 PAX

1,019.00

1,068.00

1,195.00

2 PAX

470.00

482.00

524.00

3 PAX

391.00

404.00

446.00

4 PAX

400.00

413.00

454.00

PRICE INCLUDES:

-       2 nights accommodation in standard room on twin sharing basis as per chosen hotel

-       Daily breakfast

-       Arrival and departure transfer COMPLIMENTARY by Marriott

-       East and West SALALAH tour + one half day city tour of SLL with English speaking driver

-       Entrance fee to Museum

PRICE EXCLUDES:

-       Any items of personal nature such as alcohol, laundry, telephone, mini bar etc.

-       Any other meals & services mentioned other than above.

-       Domestic airfare

 

MUSCAT-KHASAB-MUSCAT - 2 NIGHTS / 3 DAYS PACKAGE BY AIR

 

HOTEL

 

Min. 2-4 pax

 

Min.5-10 pax

SGL ROOM
SUPPLEMENT

 

Golden Tulip

Resort

 

 

USD 476.00

Per person

 

USD 459.00

Per person

 

Usd 93.00

Per room

Per night

The Package Includes :

Transfer - Khasab airport – Hotel – Khasab airport

2 night stay at Golden Tulip Resort on sharing & BB basis

HD city tour of Khasab on day 1 from 11 hrs

HD 4 WD safari to Jebel Harim on day 1 from 1400 hrs

FD dhow cruise with lunch on day 2 from 0900 hrs-1600 hrs

English Speaking driver cum guide during tours

Excluded :

Airfare Muscat - Khasab – Muscat  ( usd 161.00 per person) return fare

 

EXCURSIONS FROM MUSCAT 

HALF DAY MUSCAT MOMENTS – 04 HRS

Depart from your hotel, proceed to Grand Mosque ( Ladies have to cover their head with  scarf and full sleeve covering their shoulders ).  After grand Mosque drive through the seaside residential area of Qurum to the National Museum. There after proceed to the busting Fish Market on the Corniche, which sweeps the entire edge of Muscat Bay.  Proceed to the Royal Al Alam Palace flanked by the 16th Century forts of Jalali and Mirani (photo stops). Visit the famous Muttrah Souq, an Old World souq with charm and choice.

(max 3 persons per car)                      
PRICE IN USD per vehicle                                  91.00

HEART OF THE MATTER FULL DAY EXCURSION – 08 HRS

 

NIZWA / BAHLA / JABRIN / TANUFDepart from your hotel for the Oasis City of Nizwa, the largest in the Interior province.  And one of the most popular tourist attractions with its imposing 17th Century fort and the busting souq, where especially on a Friday a goat and cattle auction is held.  Visit Bahla ( photo stop only ) famous for its pottery making, UNESCO has now placed Bahla in its World’s Heritage list.  Proceed to the Jabrin Fort, the finest of Oman's castle built in the late 17th Century, which became a seat of Omani learning. 

(MAX 3 persons per car)                     
PRICE IN USD per vehicle                                  243.00

(Includes local / picnic lunch)

WADI DAYQAH – 6 HOURS

FULL DAY EXCURSION

Bestowed with beautiful pools, picnic spots and gushing streams, Wadi Dayqah is a perfect day outing.  This excursion will take about 6 hours only so relax and enjoy the scenic beauty.

(Max 3 persons per car)                        
PRICE IN USD                                     136.00 PER VEHICLE (No lunch)

BATINAH BRAVADO - NAKHL/RUSTQ/– 06 HRS

FULL DAY EXCURSION

At 0830 hrs depart for a full day Batinah bash experience. On your way you will pass the airport and then along the Batinah coast. Our first stop will be at the Seeb village. Watch the fishermen bring in their early morning catch to the shores or take a walk in the seaside market laden with fish, vegetables and fruit stalls.
Proceed to Nakhl visiting the hot springs and the Nakhl fort covered with a 4 kms stretch of date plantations. 
Visit Rustaq fort an absolute maze of passages, staircases and rooms all at different levels. 

(Max 3 persons per car)                        PRICE IN USD                                     213.00 per vehicle

(No lunch)

BEDOUIN WAY - WAHIBA SANDS & WADI BANI KHALID – 08 HRS

4 X 4 FULL DAY EXCURSION

Depart from your hotel by 4 x 4 vehicle to Wahiba Sands described as a perfect specimen of a sand sea is a 10,000 Sq.km. desert comprising a great variety of dune formations representing stages of its evolution over millions of years. The home of the flery Bedouins, the Wahiba truly impresses the first time visitors with its shifting sand dunes and changing colours.

Max 4 persons per vehicle)                   
PRICE IN USD                                       414.00 PER VEHICLE
(Includes local / picnic lunch)

COASTAL DELIGHTS - WADI SHAAB / TIWI – 08 HRS

 

FULL DAY 4 X 4 EXCURSIONThis tour along the coast line to Sur offers breath taking glimpses of the blue waters of the Gulf of Oman offset pristine beaches.  The soft adventure starts from Quriyat a very large fishing village between the lagoon and the sea. Continue your drive, sometimes touching the sea following a creek or overlooking superb white beaches hundreds of metres long.  Arrive at Fins beach (White beach) stop for a photo and continue 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.  After lunch you may take a long walk inside the wadi, later return to your vehicles and proceed back to Muscat

(Max 4 persons per vehicle)                 
PRICE IN USD                                     344.00 per vehicle
(Includes local / picnic lunch)

RAVISHING RAVINES – WADI SAHTAN FULL DAY

 

4 X 4 VEHICLE
Wadi Sahtan in the Rustaq region is lined with plantations and small settlements.  There are many villages at the bottom on this mountain bowl as well as high up along the escapement.  You have the possibility to stroll and to enjoy the beautiful scenery of this area.  The day excursion includes a romantic picnic lunch

(Max 4 persons per vehicle)                 
PRICE IN US DOLLAR                      363.00 PER VEHICLE
Picnic /local lunch included

GRAND CANYON TOUR – Full day

 

4 x 4 VEHICLE
08:00 hrs Depart from your hotel and proceed to Nizwa, visit the Nizwa Fort and Souq and continue driver to the 3009 mtr high Jabal Shams, known as the mountain of sun, is one of the most impressive experience of nature.  Visit Misfah, one of the few places built into the side of a mountain, and Wadi gul on the way to Jabal shams.

(Max 4 persons per vehicle)                 
PRICE IN US DOLLAR                      393.00 PER VEHICLE
Picnic /local lunch included

TOUR OF BILAD SAYT VILLAGE – FULL DAY EXCURSION in a 4 x 4 WHEEL VEHICLE

 

At 07.00 hrs after an early breakfast, depart for an exciting soft adventure drive through the Hajjar mountains. Depart from the hotel on an asphalt road along the Batinah coast through the foothills to the Wadi Bani Awf and the Wadi Sahtin. Once entering the wadi, the road runs through a narrow canyon with steep-sided cliffs. Water flows in interrupted streams along the canyon floor. The jagged hills form a backdrop to the palms and a few scattered dwellings, creating a peaceful atmosphere. Drive through the mountain water at the foot of the Jebel Sham (with its 3.000 meters the highest mountain of the Oman). Visit of a beautiful mountain village called the bilad Sait.

(Max 4 persons per vehicle)                 
PRICE IN US DOLLAR                      423.00 PER VEHICLE
Picnic /local lunch included

SUNDOWNER CRUISE - DHOW CRUISE – 02 hrs

 

(Selected days only)
Transfer to the pier to board a traditional Dhow (boat) for a 2 hour (1530 hours to 1730 hrs ) cruise along the magnificent coastline of Muscat.

PRICE IN USD                                     55.00 PER PERSON

DAWN WITH DOLPHIN – 03 HRS

 

Varieties of Dolphins are a great wealth of the Muscat Coastline. Watching Dolphins is a thrilling way to start the day. Not every trip guarantees a sighting, but you are sure to enjoy a trip out to sea and enhance your knowledge of nature’s most fascinating marine mammals.

PRICE IN USD                     67.00 PER PERSON

All Museum visits are subject to change without notice. Museums are normally closed on Thursdays, Fridays and Public Holidays.  Similarly visits to forts may be changed without notice since certain forts are often closed temporarily for renovations on a regular basis.    

** The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Muscat can be visited only till 1100hrs on working days from Saturdays to Thursdays and it remains closed on Friday and public holidays.

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