• Flight included
  • Accommodation included
  • Transfer included

Discover the world of Oman

  • Round trip
  • 7, 8 or 9 nights
  • Oman
price from £ 1,759.00
  • per person
  • based on 2 persons

A cultural tour of Oman, with excursions, flights and transfers

Located on the southern part of the Arabian Peninsula, and adjacent to the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Yemen, you will find the captivating Sultanate of Oman. Embracing locals and a treasure trove of natural beauty are just the start - Oman is also home to historic desert forts, green oases and stretches of scenic coastline. During this tour you will experience all of Oman's unique facets, as you journey from the capital of Muscat inland, to Oman's highest mountain - Jabal Shams. Then, it's on to the vast sandbanks and the open starry sky of the Wahiba Sands, before the paradise-like beach of Al Mussanah. You'll be catered for along the way, with all transport and private excursions included, as well as an English-speaking guide. Discover the unique world of Oman with this unforgettable trip.

Included
  • Tour of Oman: 7 nights
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch on Days 2 & 5
  • Dinner on Days 3, 4, 6 & 7
  • Private highlights of Muscat excursion (Day 2)
  • Private excursion to Nizwa and Jabal Shams (Day 3)
  • Private excursion to Bahla Fort and Wahiba Sands (Day 4)
  • Private excursion to Wadi Tiwi, Wadi Shab, Bimmah's Sinkhole and Quriyat (Day 5)
  • Private excursion to Barka, Nakhal Fort and Al Thowarah Hot Springs (Day 6)
  • English-speaking guide during the excursions
  • All transport during the journey (in passenger car, minivan and four-wheel drive vehicle)
  • Return flight from Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester, Newcastle to Muscat
  • Please note that there may be an additional night(s) in transit due to flight schedules.

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Itinerary

Day 1-2: Oman

Welcome to Oman and its capital city - Muscat. Upon arrival, you will be picked up at the airport and taken to your hotel. This historic place has plenty of exciting sights to offer, and you have the rest of the day to rest and settle in to the city.

On Day 2 you will be picked up afte... Read more

Golden Tulip Headington Ruwi

Day 3: Nizwa and Jebel Shams

On Day 3, you will wake up to a day full of new adventures. The old trading town of Nizwa is first on the list - this historic city is one of the oldest in Oman and often referred to as Oman's cultural capital. In the city, visit the cattle market in the souk, the 1650 fortress and the rou... Read more

Jabal Shams Resort

Day 4: Bahla Fort and Wahiba Sands

After breakfast on Day 4, continue down to the foothills of the Jabal Mountains to the mud fort Bahla, which has been listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1987. In the area you can experience a maze of ancient alleyways and the city wall that extends for a total of 13 kilometres - th... Read more

Arabian Oryx Camp  or similar

Day 5: Wadi Tiwi, Wadi Shab and return to Muscat

Day 5 begins after breakfast, with a drive to the village of Wadi Tiwi and to Wadi Shab, both of which are popular excursion destinations due to the natural lakes, waterfalls and green vegetation. After about an hour's hike, it's time for a refreshing swim. Then you'll visit Bimmah... Read more

Golden Tulip Headington Ruwi

Day 6-7: Al Mussanah and departure on Day 8

Today, it's time to head for the final stop of your trip, Al Mussanah. On the 200-kilometre drive (approx.) you'll stop at Barka to visit the fish and vegetable market by the beach, and you'll see a number of fortresses along the river valley Wadi Bani Awf and along the lush plains... Read more

Millennium Resort Mussanah
Optional excursion

If you want to make your trip even more memorable, you have the opportunity to purchase the following optional excursion. The excursion can be booked and paid for in the booking process.

• Dhow Cruise in Muscat (Day 2) •
Experience Muscat from a different perspective as you sail gently and quietly from Muscat Marina on a traditional Arabian dhow boat. Juice and snacks await you on board, and you can enjoy the sunset over Muscat fro the water. The trip lasts approximately two hours and includes transport to and from your hotel. Please note that the boat departs on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday only.

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Excluded
  • Visa expenses (£42 approx. per person)
  • Gratuities for drivers/guides (it is recommended to give about £10 per day)
Payment

If you book this deal before 42 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.

Additional Information
Conditions

Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Ltd. for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.

Secret Escapes Limited is a company registered in England & Wales under number 07026107, registered office 120 Holborn, London, EC1N 2TD, United Kingdom.© Secret Escapes 2020

Price changes

Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.

Occupancy

Maximum 3 people per room (3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child).

Single supplement

The single supplement is based on travel dates and duration of travel. You will see the final price in the booking process.

Children’s discount

Based on two full-paying adults per room, travellers will receive a discount on hotel stays for children 12 years and younger. This is dependent on the chosen travel period and whether the child sleeps in a separate bed. Please note: children up to 12 months old receive a discount on the plane ticket, but will not receive a seat or baggage allowance.

Infant bed

Unfortunately, cots are not available throughout this trip.

Flight times

Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. Don't forget to check the actual flight times before departure on the website of the airline or the airport to avoid inconvenient surprises.

Travel documents

You will receive your travel documents 5 days prior to departure at the latest

Currency

The national currency of Oman is the Omani rial (OMR).

Passport

Your passport must be valid for six months upon arrival in Oman. For up-to-date information, visit the official gov.uk website or the relevant embassy.

Visa

British nationals need a visa to enter Oman. You should apply for an e-visa before you travel. For up-to-date information, visit the official gov.uk website or the relevant embassy.

Vaccinations

All travellers should be up to date with primary courses and boosters. No additional vaccinations are usually recommended for travel to Oman. Consult your doctor or the NHS travel advice website for more information.

Group travel

This trip is an individual tour and you will not be travelling with a group. However, the optional excursion may be shared with other travellers.

Travel schedule

The specified itinerary is subject to change in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

Transport between the airport and the hotel

At the airport in Oman, your driver will be waiting for you with a sign with your names. You will receive more information about the transport along with your travel documents.