The tour starts from Muscat to Nizwa, driving through the small gap. Arrive in the old capital of Oman, and visit the Nizwa fort and the Souq. Proceed with a short drive to Jabrin Fort and the Bahla pottery factory. Lunch at the local restaurant. Drive later to Ibra after a short Stop, and proceed towards the Wahiba Sands. The camp will be set up in the desert. Enjoy the amazing experience of sunset by climbing the sand dunes. Set up the campfire while the dinner is served.
Enjoy the camping with no phone calls, no emails just the “sounds of silence”
After a memorable night in the wilderness of the Wahiba sands and a morning breakfast, you can enjoy the optional activities like camel rides, Paramotor flight, and quad biking across the desert. The same can be arranged upon request to our guide one night before.
After enjoying the desert, proceed to one of Oman’s most popular and picturesque spots Wadi Bani Khalid. Enjoy swimming in the pools and soaking up some sun with a short walk in the wadi.
Lunch at the local restaurant in the nearby village.
After lunch head for Al Ashkarah on the coast, turn north to drive along a majestic coastline to Ras al Hadd and the Turtle Beach Camp. The guide will assist in setting up tents, and campfires and preparing the BBQ dinner.
The guide can organize an Optional Turtle watching Tour, which is not included as the turtles are critically endangered.
Breakfast at the camp. Drive then to Sur, historically was a center of shipping trade to East Africa and is also famous for its shipyards. Dhows can still be seen being built in the traditional way that has not changed for hundreds of years except for the engine. From Sur drive along a splendid coastline to WadiShab. Enjoy the fascinating trek with the waterproof camera and proper footwear and reach the beautiful waterfall at the end of the hike. You need to swim through two small pools and a keyhole cave!
Lunch at the restaurant in Tiwi.
Head back to Muscat with a final stop at the popular Bimmah Sink Hole. It is a beautiful place to swim or just dip your feet in for a fantastic free fish spa as the water contains many “doctor fish”!
3 DAYS / 2 NIGHTS Camping Tour (Nizwa +Jibreen+ Bahla+Ibra+Wahiba Sands/ Desert Camp- WadiBani Khalid – Ras Al Hadd /Turtle Beach Camp – Sur- WadiShab – Bimmah Sinkhole)
Nizwa Fort is famous for its massive circular cannon tower, antiques and silver jewelry. This ancient fort's history dates back to the 12th century. It was built by Sultan Bin SaifYaruba, the first imam of the Yaruba Dynasty. When inside the fort, you’ll be thrilled to pass through its ancient doorways, narrow staircases and corridors, high-ceiling halls, and a maze of rooms.
Nizwa Souq is a place where you find hand-carved ceremonial daggers, called the ‘khanjars’, and ornate silver jewelry.
Jabreen Castle is one of the whimsical and well-preserved castles in Oman that was built in the 1600s. Observe the fine calligraphy etched into the walls, hand-painted ceilings, hand-carved door frames, decorative arches, windows, and balconies.
Famous for Bahla Fort, one of four historic fortresses situated at the foothills of Jebel Akdhar and the only fort in Oman listed in UNESCO World Heritage.
The town is also famous for Bahla Pottery Factory
Ibra Village is one of the oldest cities in Oman and was once a center of trade, religion, education and art. You can walk around the village which is built with mud and limestone.
This spectacular Desert stretches over 200 kilometers from the Eastern Hajar Mountains to the Arabian Sea, the Wahiba Sands are also known as Oman’s adventure playground. The desert offer activities like an adventurous 4x4 drive in the sand dunes, camel rides, and zipping through the dunes on a sandboard or quad bike. You can also watch the stunning sunset on one of the big sand dunes.
One of the biggest and the most picturesque wadi in Oman surrounded by green palm trees sets the perfect example for a true oasis. Enjoy swimming in the deep blue cool water, sunbathing, and a short walk.
Enliven your night while you watch the real Green Turtles LIVE! These turtles come from thousands of miles to this shore to lay their egg. You will get a chance to see these creatures without endangering or disturbing their lives and birthing cycles. Also, you can visit the interactive museum, and research laboratories and explore the plethora of information available.
The town is famous for its shipyards whereas the Dhows, the typical Omani boat, are still built with traditional methods. Visit the lighthouse and the fishermen's houses which carries the legacy of Africa with the doors of the carved houses.
An enormous canyon gorge that is lined with palm trees and crystal clear water pools. A tourist can enjoy swimming, trekking through these pools and gorge, and once you come to the last pool, you can find an opening among the enormous rocks which allows us to swim into an incredible crevice cave with a small waterfall inside, the sunlight filters in from the outside, turning the water into a beautiful turquoise blue whilst water showers down one side of the cave from the wadi beyond.
A sea water-filled depression which is 30m deep is structurally a sinkhole, It's only 600 m away from the sea, between the coastal towns of Dibab and Bimmah village. Locally known as “PLACE OF POWER”. Witness the most picturesque beauty in the desert. As the limestone mountain rocks fill the water and the cool breeze splashes you with freshness.