Tourist Excursions (Oman)

Tourist Excursions (Oman)

Muscat 1⁄2 Day City Tour (4WD) MUSCAT

Muscat offers the visitor a rare opportunity to witness a modern centre existing in harmony with its traditional culture. With its natural harbour, Muscat, meaning ‘anchorage’, lies in a natural bowl. Our tour of the Grand Mosque (excluding Fridays) is a brief introduction that traces Oman’s history and development. After driving along the Cornice to visit the fish market and colourful Muttrah Souq, we make a photo stop at the official palace of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, the magnificent Al Alam Palace which is flanked by the 16th century Portuguese forts of Mirani and Jalali. Read More

  • Duration : Morning Tour, 4 Hours
  • Hours of Operation: 09:00 Hours to 13:00 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 1 to 4
  • Pickup Timings: (All visitors must be fully covered to wrists and ankles; ladies must wear a scarf covering hair and neck for a visit to the Grand Mosque.)
for 1 to 4 Passengers USD 288

Muscat By Night (4WD) MUSCAT

Pickup from your hotel at 1800 Hrs and proceed to the Muttrah. Drive along the waterfront corniche and take our first stop at the bustling Muttrah souq. The colorful souq will take you at least a century back. After having enjoyed your time at the Souq, you have short walk along the corniche with lots and lots photo opportunities. The “Frankincense burner” is a delight to watch in the night with its full illumination. We proceed for a photo stop to the magnificent Al Alam Palace, official palace of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos flanked by the 16th century Portuguese forts Mirani & Jalali. Read More

  • Duration : Evening Tour, 3 Hours 30 minutes
  • Hours of Operation: 18:00 Hours to 21:30 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 1 to 4
for 1 to 4 Passengers USD 205

Dolphin Watching MUSCAT

A Morning pick up from your hotel pick-up brings you to The Marina Bandar Rhowda where the tour begins. Cruise to the open waters off Muscatand see schools of dolphins swimming alongside the boat. Various species can be seen enjoying their natural habitat. Soft drinks and water onboard. In addition to dolphin watching, we are happy to offer you a look under the water with snorkelling gear on the boat and a visit nearer to the coastline where you can see many species of fish and even turtles or small sharks. Read More

  • Duration : 2 Hours
  • Hours of Operation: 08:00 Hours to 10:00 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 1
  • Pickup Timings: pick up from 07.15 hrs from the hotel
for 1 Passengers USD 55

Muscat Dolphin Watching and snorkelling MUSCAT

"A Morning pick up from your hotel pick-up brings you to The Marina Bandar Rhowda where the tour begins. Cruise to the open waters off Muscat and see schools of dolphins swimming alongside the boat. Various species can be seen enjoying their natural habitat. Soft drinks and water on board. In addition to dolphin watching, we are happy to offer you a look under the water with snorkelling gear on the boat and a visit nearer to the coastline where you can see many species of fish and even turtles or small sharks." Read More

  • Duration :2:00 Hours
  • Hours of Operation: 08:00 Hours to 10:00 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 1
for 1 Passenger USD 72

Coastal Trip MUSCAT

Follow the coast and enter the natural harbour of Muscat, which affords a spectacular view of historical Muscat. The ancient forts of Al Mirani andJalali, the Al Ahlam Palace, the splendid official residence of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos and the beautiful coastline will stay for a long time in your memory.

  • Duration : 2 Hours
  • Hours of Operation: 16:00 Hours to 18:00 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 1
  • Pickup Timings: pick up 1515 hrs from the hotel
for 1 Passenger USD 56

Twilight Dhow Cruise MUSCAT

Transfer from the hotel to the Marina to embark on a relaxed dhow (fishermen’s boat) cruise. See Muscat coast through the eyes of ancient sea fares who plied this route for centuries. Have a brief stop at a natural cove. Photograph the spectacular Al Bustan Palace Hotel before we return back to the Marina for the transfer to the hotel. (Soft drinks, tea, coffee and dates served on board).

  • Duration : 2 Hours
  • Hours of Operation: 16:00 Hours to 18:00 Hours
  • Days of Operation: Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
  • No. of Passengers: 1
  • Pickup Timings: pickup 15:15 hrs from the hotel
for 1 Passengers USD 66

Nizwa Bahla & Jabrin (4WD ) MUSCAT

Drive through the spectacular Western Hajar Mountains to Nizwa, capital of the interior and birthplace of Islam in the Sultanate of Oman. Nizwa isfamous for its Round Tower Fort, built in the 17th century, and the souq with its Friday cattle auction, ornamental silver jewellery and intricately hand-carved ‘khanjars’ (daggers). The historic town of Bahla is encircled by a winding wall and is famous for pottery as well as a large fort which is nowincluded on UNESCO’s world heritage list. Jabrin, built in the late 17th century and the finest of Oman’s castles, became a seat of Omani learning. Thecastle displays the highest achievement in Omani ceiling painting and has beautifully executed woodcarvings. Return to Muscat. Read More

  • Duration : (08:30-17:00 Hours , 450km)
  • Hours of Operation: 08:30 Hours to 17:00 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 3
for 1 to 4 Passengers USD 442

Nizwa & Oman's Grand Canyon (4WD ) MUSCAT

Morning drive to the historic town of Nizwa, Oman's cultural capital. You visit the powerful Fort with its massive Circular Cannon Tower, one of the most impressive forts in Oman and the traditional Souq. Drive to the village of Al Hamra to see old houses and the Falaj system. The traditional mud houses dating back from 400 years are still occupied. You also stop at Wadi Ghul, the farming village in the mountains before we reach Jabal Shams, theGreat canyon of Oman. Enjoy the breathtaking view of the great Canyon. Read More

  • Duration : 10 Hours
  • Hours of Operation: 08:00 Hours to 18:00 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 1 to 4
for 1 to 4 Passengers USD 442

Nouvelle Nakhl Experience (4WD ) MUSCAT

Leave the capital Muscat area and travel west to reach the wide-open area of Batinah nestled between the Hajar mountains and the sea. Proceed to the ancient fort of Nakhl, built in the pre-Islamic era. Nakhl Fort is perfectly positioned for defence, protected among huge palm groves and the surrounding mountains. After visiting the fort, we will guide you to the hot springs and continue to Rustaq. Visit Hazam. The Hazm Fort is an outstanding example of Omani Islamic architecture and was built in 1711 AD. The fort's roof is built on columns, and contains no wooden supports. Its walls can withstand great impact, at no less than 3m thick at any point. Pay a short Visit to the old village and return to Muscat. Read More

  • Duration : 5 Hours
  • Hours of Operation: 09:00 Hours to 14:00 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 1 to 4
for 1 to 4 Passengers USD 349

Coastal Road and Wadi Shab (4WD ) MUSCAT

An ideal choice for those wanting to experience Oman’s scenic beauty. The drive along the coast offers tantalizing glimpses of the sea. Our first stopis at the Bimah sinkhole, a limestone crater with blue green water at the bottom. Proceed to the pretty Wadi Shab. For those inclined, it is possible to walk right upto the source of the Wadi through lush green plantations of lemon, banana and dates. The fairly easy walk on a rocky path is dotted with pools and waterfalls. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Read More

  • Duration : 8 Hours
  • Hours of Operation: 09:00 Hours to 17:00 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 1 to 4
for 1 to 4 Passengers USD 372

Nizwa & Jebel Akhdar Trail (4WD ) MUSCAT

We leave Muscat and proceed to visit the Nizwa Round tower Fort & the Nizwa Souk. Drive to the pretty village of Birkat Al Mauz. Enjoy a walk throughthe lush green date plantations . We proceed to Wadi Al Madeen where there is a checkpost. From here a 36 km stretch of winding road takes one to Jebel Akhdar (2000 mts above sea level) the green jewel of the Al Hajjar mountain ranges, a truly unique spot in the Arabian Peninsula. Enjoy thecool climate up in the mountains. Al Jebel Al Akhdar is famed for its fruit orchards typically laid out terrace style along the slopes of mountains, which are endowed with natural springs and a falaj. The villages of Saiq, Wadi BaniHabib(thevillage of the old houses) & Al Ain dot the landscape. The villages overlook a spectacular landscape of dramatic peaks , gorges and wadis. The roses of Jabal Al Akhdar fill the air with fragrance when in full bloom (March / April). Rose water is distilled in the homes of the villagers. (It is advisable to wear light comfortable clothing and walking shoes). Read More

  • Duration : 8 Hours
  • Hours of Operation: 09:00 Hours to 17:00 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 1 to 4
for 1 to 4 Passengers USD 442

WAHIBA WILDERNESS: (4WD ) MUSCAT

The Wahiba Sands, a vast mass of undulating red and white sea of sand and dunes rising up to 200 meters are also host to a variety of flora and fauna. The ever-changing patterns of the dunes are a photographers delight. Visit a Bedouin house in this wilderness. In stark contrast to this is WadiBani Khalid. It comprises of small pretty villages embedded in the mountains. The Wadi has clear deep blue water. (It is advisable to wear light comfortable clothing and walking shoes). Read More

  • Duration : 10 Hours
  • Hours of Operation: 08:00 Hours to 18:00 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 1 to 4
for 1 to 4 Passengers USD 420

Wadi Arbaeen (4WD ) MUSCAT

Wadi Arbaeen is stunningly beautiful, with pools of picturesque waterfalls, sapphire fresh waterpools and huge boulders. It is Located around 90 minutes outside of Muscat, in the EasternHajar Mountains. Wadi Arbaeen has deep gorges, which occasionally see the sun, and the temperature remains at comfortable levels. Take a dip in fresh water pools, and experience the serenity of walking through a wadi that is nearly untouched. Pay A visit to wadi DhaiqaDam before returning to Muscat. Read More

  • Duration : 8 Hours
  • Hours of Operation: 09:00 Hours to 17:00 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 1 to 4
for 1 to 4 Passengers USD 343

Historical Dhofar (4WD vehicle) A half Day Tour to East Salalah SALALAH

"The excursion begins with a visit to the old fishing village of ""Taqa"". Visit the century old „Taqa Castle"", the former official residence of the ""Wali"" (Governor) of the region & obtain a glimpse into the rich history of the region. Continue onto the ancient ruins of the once famous city of Sumharam (Khor Rohri). The city was the easternmost outpost of the Hadramawt Kingdom on the ancient incense route between the Mediterranean Sea, Persian Gulf and India. Khor Rori was an important port on the coast of Dhofar, and one of the major trading cities with frankincense, believed to have been the hub & harbor for the shipping of Frankincense (UNESCO World Heritage site). A picturesque drive then leads you to ""Mirbat"", the ancient capital of Dhofar and the beginning of the ""Frankincense trail"". Stroll through the streets lined with old Omani houses & visit the ""twin-domed Bin Ali's Tomb"" as a photo stop a classic example of medieval architecture. On the way back, explore the natural springs of ""Ayn Razat"" before you return to the hotel. Return to the hotel.Optional Fees :Taqa castle entrance - OMR 0.500 per person Sumharam entrance -OMR 2.000 per person" Read More

  • Duration :4:00 Hours
  • Hours of Operation: 08:00 Hours to 12:30 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 1 to 4
for 1 to 4 Passengers USD 282

Splendours of Dhofar (4WD vehicle) - A half Day Tour to West Salalah SALALAH

"Start the half-day exploration of Dhofar by driving towards the ‘Qara’ mountains. On a road steadily winding up a steep incline, herds of camels & cattle are a common sight, which gives a scenic view of a traditional Dhofari rural beauty. Visit the ancient tomb of ‘Prophet Job’ situated in the scenic green mountains of the Salalah plains. Experience the legendary story of Prophet Job and his devoutness. Proceed to the beach of Mughsail where the white sand touches the deep blue of the ocean & at high tide, where waves burst through the natural titanic ‘Blow Holes’, at the far end of the ‘Rocky beach’ with a cave-like entrance. We thereafter continue along the ‘Hairpin-bend’ road towards western border of Oman. See the historical ‘Frankincense trees’ growing in their natural habitat, deep down in the valleys, dotting the dry & craggy countryside. Take a short walk into the valleys to smell the ‘Holy incense’ amidst the scenic view of the region.Return to the hotel." Read More

  • Duration :4:00 Hours
  • Hours of Operation: 08:00 Hours to 12:30 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 1 to 4
for 1 to 4 Passengers USD 246

SALALAH CITY HIGHLIGHTS (4WD (Max 4 persons)) SALALAH

Opened in July 2007 at Al Balid Archaeological Park, a UNESCO heritage site located in Salalah, the Frankincense Land Museum is the latest addition to Oman's heritage and cultural scene. (Opened Sat - Wed 8:00 – 14:00 & 16:00 – 20:00, Thu – Fri 16:00 – 20:00) It houses two main halls,namely the History Hall, depicting the geography, history of the ancient Frank incense trail and the historica background of the Sultanate through a number of archaeological findings, and The Marine Hall, featuring displays about the development of Oman's rich marine history. A complete history of the Maritime trade & ship building industry of Oman could be experienced here, with meticulously carved replicas of the ancient boats & ships of the Omani Maritime trade. Drive through lush green plantations of vegetables & fruits. Make a brief stop to taste a fresh coconut water drink at fruit stalls (at own cost) lining the streets within the periphery of the old Salalah town (Haffah). Make a Photo stop at the impressive SultanQaboos Mosque. View the Official Palace of His Majesty the Sultan (Al Husn Palace) & stroll through the old Haffah souk, famous for the sale of high quality Frankincense & numerous other Dhofari traditional souvenirs. The smell of frankincense fills the souk. Haffah souk is very attractive with its small shops lined up with straight piles of incense boxes, clay incense burners colorfully decorated with traditional patterns and bags of incense crystals. This gives us an ample opportunity for shopping, before we return to the hotel. Read More

  • Duration : (Opened Sat - Wed 8:00 – 14:00 & 16:00 – 20:00, Thu – Fri 16:00 – 20:00)
  • No. of Passengers: 1 to 4
for 1 to 4 Passengers USD 276

THE EMPTY QUARTER AND THE LOST CITY OF UBAR (4WD ) SALALAH

Once you are in Dhofar, it is an absolute must, that you visit Al Rub Al Khali(The Empty Quarter), Dhofars most remarkable and popular site with itsun-spoilt and magical sand dunes. We leave the Hotel at 07:30 hrs by 4x4 vehicle and drive towards the 'Qara' mountain range with its spectacular view of the Salalah plains dotted with thick shrub & woodland. After having a small break in Thumrait town, which was famous as aBedouin settlement, we proceed west on graded road crossing the huge gravel desert of ' Al Nejd'. After a 175 Km journey from Salalah city wereach our first attraction in the desert, arriving at the 'Lost City of Ubar' (UNESCO World heritage site). This legendary ancient kingdom, known asUbar, was said to have existed in one of the most inhospitable places on earth - a vast and forbidding Rub Al Khali desert, appropriately known as the Empty Quarter. According to myth, the desert swallowed up Ubar. Quite literally, it sank without trace -becoming the fabled "Atlantis of theSands." This once buried city, which was spotted by satellite, gives you a glimpse of the value of work carried out by a team of explorers in 1992,led by Sir Ranulph Fiennes. After walking around the site we proceed to the Empty Quarter to experience the “biggest sand desert in the World”by rambling on fascinating sand dunes. A breathtaking overview of the vast desert awaits you on the top of the dunes. On our return to Salalah we drive into Wadi 'Dawka' (UNESCO World heritage site) known as the 'Frankincense Wadi’, which is also well-known as the biggest collection ofthe naturally grown Frankincense trees in the region. Experience the Frankincense and its use in the past as well as in the modern World. Return toSalalah by sunset. This tour is not suitable for those with injuries or conditions, which may be affected by the bumpy ride. Pregnant women and children under 12 may not participate. Read More

  • Duration : 8 Hours
  • Hours of Operation: 08:30 Hours to 16:30 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 1 to 4
for 1 to 4 Passengers USD 396

JEBEL SAFARI - A full day excursion to the Dhofar Mountains by 4x4 (4WD ) SALALAH

We leave the Hotel in the morning by 4X4 vehicles, on a full day safari into the Dhofar mountain range Driving through the scenic village of Taqawe make a photo stop at the village for a panoramic view from above a cliff, well known as Taqah Plateau. We then drive into the 'ever greenWadi Darbat' for a relaxing stroll along the Wadi bed, surrounded by herds of Camels, Goats & Cattle. In the Khareef season (monsoon period),one could also witness an almost 100m natural Water-Fall, spreading its ‘tentacles’ into numerous lakes & lush green Vegetation. Our next stop is one of the worlds largest Sink Holes (211 m deep & 150 m in diameter), situated at Tawi Attair – also known as the “Well of Birds”, who frequent this location, the year through. Continue journey into the mountain range of Jebel Samhan to a breathtaking plateau at a height of almost 1700m.This location is commonly known as the 'Grand Canyon' of Dhofar, gives one a complete view of the east coast to the one side & the vast 'Qara'mountain range to the other. We continue our journey from the plateau into the adjacent 'Qara' mountain range & drive through scenic Jebali villages & landscape, with numerous photo stops at interesting locations. Return to Salalah by evening. This tour involves walking over rough and inclined ground. Read More

  • Duration : 7 Hours
  • Hours of Operation: 08:30 Hours to 15:30 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 1 to 4
for 1 to 4 Passengers USD 360

Dhofar’s East – A Full Day Tour to East Salalah - 4WD vehicle SALALAH

"Start the tour in the morning by 4X4 vehicles, on a full day safari into the Dhofar Mountains. The excursion begins with a visit to the old fishing village of 'Taqah', famous its century old 'Taqah Castle'. Continue onto the ancient ruins of the once famous city of Sumharam (Khor Rohri). Khor Rori was an important port on the coast of Dhofar, and one of the major trading cities with frankincense, believed to have been the hub & harbor for the shipping of Frankincense (UNESCO World Heritage site). Then drive into the 'ever green Wadi Darbat' for a relaxing stroll along the Wadi bed,surrounded by herds of Camels, Goats & Cattle. In the Khareef season (monsoon period),one could also witness an almost 100m natural Water-Fall, spreading its „tentacles‟ into numerous lakes & lush green Vegetation. Next stop is one of the world‟s largest Sink Holes (211 m deep & 150 m in diameter),situated at Tawi Attair – also known as the “Well of Birds”, who frequent this location, the year through. Continue journey into the mountain range of Jebel Samhan to a breath-taking plateau at a height of almost 1700m. This location is commonly known as the 'Grand Canyon' of Dhofar, gives one a complete view of the east coast to the one side & the vast 'Qara‘ mountain range to the other. Then continue the journey from the plateau into the adjacent 'Qara' mountain range & drive through scenic Jebali villages & landscape, with numerous photo stops at interesting locations. Return to the hotel." Read More

  • Duration :7:00 Hours
  • Hours of Operation: 08:00 Hours to 15:30 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 1 to 4
for 1 to 4 Passengers USD 444

Western Dhofar - A Full Day Tour to West Salalah SALALAH

Today we are traveling all day to the west towards the very end of Western Dhofar. At Rysut, on the outskirts of Salalah enter the road to Mughsail, passing the port of Salalah. After 30km, you reach the beautiful bay of Mughsail with its lagoon and the 6 km long beach. After brief stop at beach, we continue our journey into the mountains. Just 10km after Mughsail enjoy the landscapes on a breath-taking mountain road via hairpin bends and you reach the highest plateau of Jebel al Qamar with fantastic views of the coast and the sea. The road leads us through a wide Wadi, where you can see the historical „Frankincense trees‟ growing in their natural habitat, deep down in the valleys, dotting the dry & craggy countryside.Take a short walk into the valleys to smell the „Holy Incense‟ amidst the scenic view of the region. On the stretch of the hilly plateau, we encounter herders with their camels before we drive again down through the mountains and lush vegetation. We come to the coastal area and visit the fishing village of Dhalkut. Visit a rare Baobab tree, located in Dhalkut. Experience the daily life in a remote fishing village of Oman.We drive from Dhalkut through the mountains back to the main road and continue towards Salalah, until we reach the Bay of Mughsail again at the early afternoon. Apart from the stunning views of the cliffs at both ends, the fountains (the so-called” blowholes“) and the lagoon with its many birds are the attractions. The lagoon is an inviting habitat for many migratory birds from India, Africa and Europe, including flamingos. Sure, we have time to watch the birds. We will enjoy a cozy afternoon in Mughsail Beach, before returning to the hotel. Read More

  • Duration :7:00 Hours
  • Hours of Operation: 08:00 Hours to 15:30 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 1 to 4
for 1 to 4 Passengers USD 444

Dolphin watching - Half day Dolphin watching tour in Salalah by boat SALALAH

"One of the unique activities in Dhofar is the dolphin watching tour. Oman coast is a year-round home to 21 different species of whales and dolphins (Family Page Delphinidae) and a dolphin watching tour is your ticket to viewing them in their entire natural splendour. One of the most memorable activities you will take part in while visiting Dhofar with us. Share the thrill of meeting dolphins in the wild and experience the unique bond and kinship they inspire in humankind. Spend the time touring the waters off Dhofar in search of dolphins. Learn more about dolphins- from the legends and history of their relationship with man to social dynamics, feeding habits and environment during an entertaining trip. Get to watch dolphins up close. Watch them in their natural habitat as they feed and play. Return to the hotel.Operational From Jan – Apr & Sep – Dec" Read More

  • Duration :2:00 Hours
  • Hours of Operation: 0800-1000 hrs /1000-1200 hrs /1500-1700 hrs
  • No. of Passengers: 1
for 1 Passengers USD 102

Salalah -Snorkeling – Full day Snorkeling Tour to Mirbat SALALAH

"The seas of Dhofar attract a growing number of snorkelers and divers. Divers and snorkelers are attracted to marine parks where the marine life is fully protected. Coral areas of Dhofar, including Mirbah, Sadah and sheltered bays of Raaha, put up a beautiful spectacle. Dhofar is known for highest coral diversity in the Sultanate. Immerse yourself in the fascinating underwater world of Dhofar, and you will be simply thrilled! Snorkelling trips for groups are conducted in Mirbat, Return to the hotel. Operational From Jan – Apr & Sep – Dec" Read More

  • Duration :9:00 Hours
  • Hours of Operation: 09:00 - 18:00 Hrs
  • No. of Passengers: 1
for 1 Passengers USD 212

SALALAH: SUN, SEA AND SAND - A full day excursion to the Mountains and beaches by 4x4 (4WD ) SALALAH

We start the tour in the morning after the Breakfast by 4x4 vehicles towards Ayn Sahalnoot. Ayn Sahalnoot is one of the most attractive natural sprigsin Dhofar region, surrounded by astonishing landscapes with natural rock formations. The year around active spring provides sufficient water and is a famous spot among locals for leisure. Visit the urquoise blue pools of Wadi Ayun amidst the craggy mountains.This secluded place is one of the hidden treasures of Dhofar’s Wadi landscapes. Proceed along the beach of Mughsail where the white sand touches the deep blue of the Indian Ocean. A drive along the ‘Hair-pin-bend’ road with its breathtaking cliffs on either side takes you to one of the most attractive Beaches in Dhofar,The Fizayah Beach. On the way along you can see the historical ‘Frankincense trees’ growing in their natural habitat, deep down in the valleys, dottingthedry & craggy countryside.Take a short walkin to the valleys to smell the ‘Holy Incense’ amidst the scenic view of the region. Experiencing the beach environment is the wonderful experience in everyone’s life. Beaches are the spots to just warm up your minds. Here the Fizayah Beach willadd an unforgettable memory to your Oman tour. There is golden sand at the beach and it gives a more beautiful look to the beach with the pristine turquoise watersoftheIndianOcean. The Beach is bordered with wonderful landscape of Mountain cliffs together with typical desert flora.Spend a relaxing time at Fizaya Beach. Enjoy the environment, serenity and the Sun at the Arabian Sea. Return to the Hotel by evening. This tour involves walking over rough and inclined ground -Ladies must cover their head with a scarf when visiting Job’s Tomb and all guests must remove their shoes inside. Read More

  • Duration : 8 Hours
  • Hours of Operation: 08:30 Hours to 16:30 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 1 to 4
for 1 to 4 Passengers USD 343

Full day excursion to Salalah East and West (4WD ) SALALAH

The excursion begins in the morning with a visit to the old fishing village of'Taqah', famous for the manufacture of 'Dried Sardines' & its traditional & old 'Dhofari Houses'. Visit the century old 'Taqah Castle', the former official residence of the 'Wali' (Governor) of the region & obtain a glimpse into the rich history of the region. Continue onto the ancient ruins of the once famous city of Sumharam (Khor Rohri). The city was the eastern most out post of the Hadramawt Kingdom on the ancient incense route between the Mediterranean Sea, Persian Gulf and India. Khor Rori was an important port on the coast of Dhofar, and one of the major trading cities with frank incense, believed to have been the hub & harbour for the shipping of Frank incense(UNESCOWorldHeritage site). A picturesque drive then leads you to 'Mirbat',the ancient capital of Dhofar and the beginning of the ‘Frank incense trail’. Stroll through the streets lined with old Oman houses & visit the 'twindomedBinAli’sTomb’ as a photo stop...a classic example of medieval architecture. On our way back to western Salalah, explore the natural spring of 'Ayn Razat', beautifully laid out amidst the tranquil lush mountains & nourished every day of the year by natural underground spring water. Thereafter we proceed to 'Qara'mountains to explore the western part of Salalah. On a road steadily winding up a steep incline, herds of Camels & Cattle are a common sightwhich gives a scenic view of a traditional Dhofari rural beauty. Visit the ancient tomb of 'Prophet Job' situated in the scenic green mountains ofthe Salalah Plains. Experience the legendary story of Prophet Job and his devoutness. Proceed to the beach of Mughsail where the white sandtouches the deep blue of the ocean & at high tide, where waves burst through the natural titanic 'Blow Holes', at the far end of the 'Rockybeach' witha\cavelike entrance. Wethere after continue along the 'Hair-pin-bend' road towards Western Border of Oman, with itsbreathtakingcliffs on either side, to see the historical 'Frankincense trees' growing in their natural habitat, deep down in the valleys, dotting the dry & craggy country side. We take a short walk into the valleys to smell the 'Holy Incense' amidst the scenic view of the region. On our return journey we makea photo stop at the lagoon at Mughsail where migratory birds – occasionally flamingos – are a common sight. Return to the hotel. This tourinvolves walking over rough and inclined ground. Read More

  • Duration : 8 Hours
  • Hours of Operation: 08:30 Hours to 16:30 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 1 to 4
for 1 to 4 Passengers USD 407

City tour of Khasab (4WD ) MUSANDAM

Visit to the restored Fort of Khasab; build by Portuguese in the 16th century. Drive through the town of Khasab with its old and new souk. At theend of our tour you will visit the Wadi Qadah with the old village Tawi. At the end of the deep bay you can see prehistoric rock carvingsdepicting camels, ships and warriors, said to be more than 2000 years old.

  • Duration : 2 hours
  • Hours of Operation: Any time between 09:00 Hours to 17:00 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 1 to 4
for 1 to 4 Passengers USD 180

Half Day Mountain Safari to Jebal Harim (4WD ) MUSANDAM

Mountain Safari with our 4WD to Jebel Harim. The drive encompasses spectacular scenic routes through mountain and valleys, reaching aheight of 1784 m above sea level with attendant panoramic views. You will visit centuries old village of Bait Al Qafl the old house and the lushnatural park of Khalidiya with its many acacia trees. During the way you can enjoy the beauty from the top of Khor-al-Najid, one of thebeautiful scenes in Oman. Light refreshments will be offered during the tour. Read More

  • Duration : 3 hours
  • Hours of Operation: Any time between 09:30 to 12:30 or 14:00 to 17:00
  • No. of Passengers: 1 to 4
for 1 to 4 Passengers USD 278

Half Day trekking tour to Wadi Ain (4WD ) MUSANDAM

Through mountains and valleys reaching the end of Wadi Ain, where huge waterfalls close the way. Light refreshments will be offered. You needcomfortable trekking shoes. The whole tour is suitable for normal experienced trekkers.

  • Duration : 4 Hours 30 Minutes
  • Hours of Operation: 08:00 Hours to 12:30 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 1 to 4
for 1 to 4 Passengers USD 572

MUSANDAM - Half Day Dhow Cruise Khor Sham with Dolphin Watching MUSANDAM

Half Day Dhow Cruise to Khor Sham in azure waters through a majestic fjord (Khor), surrounded by spectacular mountains and serene remote whitesand beaches. At the entrance of the fjord our guests can enjoy dolphin watching. The Dhow will anchor at Telegraph Island during the cruise forday swimming and snorkeling in pristine waters teeming with friendly colorful fish. We offer our guests soft drinks, fresh fruits, coffee & tea. Snorkelingequipments and life jackets are included. Read More

  • Duration :10:00 Hours to 13:00 Hours
  • Hours of Operation: 13:30 Hours to 16:30 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 1
for 1 Passengers USD 450

Full Day Dhow Cruise Khor Sham with Dolphin Watching MUSANDAM

Full Day Dhow Cruise to Khor Sham with our traditionally decorated Omani wooden dhows in azure waters through a majestic fjord (Khor),surrounded by spectacular mountains and serene remote white sand beaches. At the entrance of the fjord our guests can enjoy dolphin watching.The Dhow will anchor at Telegraph Island and Seebi Island during the cruise and enjoy the day swimming and snorkeling in pristine waters teemingwith friendly colorful fish. We offer our guests soft drinks, fresh fruits, coffee & tea and lunch onboard. Snorkeling equipments and life jackets will beprovided free of cost. Read More

  • Duration :6:00 Hours
  • Hours of Operation: 10:00 Hours to 16:00 Hours
  • No. of Passengers: 1
for 1 Passengers USD 528
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