Highlights of Oman STARTING FROM £1,949
Oman (2nts) & Desert Camp (1nt) & Oman (2nts)
- Visit The Grand Mosque in Muscat & The Muttrah Souk (a traditional Omani market)
- Experience the beauty of Wahiba Sands, the undulating masses of red and white dunes
- Get back to nature with a night out under the stars at a Desert Camp
Day 1 :
Depart from London Heathrow for your flight to Oman (Muscat airport). On arrival, you will be met and transferred to the Radisson Blu for 2 nights stay on BB basis.
Day 2 :
After breakfast start you day with a visit to the Grand Mosque, completed in 2001, it is the highlight of Muscat City. Kindly note, ladies should be fully covered and carry a head scarf with them and men should wear trousers. Proceed to the Bait Al Zubair Museum for an introduction into Oman's history and development, then drive along the waterfront Corniche and visit the bustling Muttrah Souq. End the day with a photo stop at the magnificent Al Alam Palace then return to the hotel for an afternoon at leisure.
Day 3 :
Moring drive to the famous Round Tower Fort, built in the 17th century and its Souq renowned for its Friday cattle market, hand made crafts and ornamental jewellery. Travel east to the vast sea of red and white that make up Wahiba Sands, with some dune reaching as much as 200 meters high. Transfer to 1000 Nights Camp for 1 nights stay on HB basis.
Day 4 :
After breakfast and a morning pick up travel to Wadi Bani Khalid, comprising of small and charming villages embedded into the mountains. Whilst here visit the fishing jetty and dhow factory. Next stop is the Sanseela Fort, then onto the ruins of Bibi Miriam's Tomb which can be seen at the village of Qalhat. Take a short break at Fins beach for a afternoon swim and finish the day with a visit to Bimah Sinkhole a spectacular limestone crater. Transfer to the Al Waha for 2 nights stay on BB basis.
Day 5 :
Free time at leisure.
Day 6 :
Transfer to Muscat airport for your flight back to London Heathrow.
- Return flights from London Heathrow with Oman Air
- 5 nights’ accommodation in standard rooms / camp based on 2 adults sharing a twin/double room on BB & HB basis
- All transfers as per itinerary
- Visa entry
- Expenses of a personal nature and tips
- Optional excursions and entrances fees
Shangri-La - Al Waha Hotel
The name Al Waha means "The Oasis", and has been designed such that the hotel's several swimming pools form an oasis incorporating many date palm trees.
Flights are based on economy class seats with Oman Air, operating daily flights from London Heathrow to Muscat. There are a range of pre-departure facilities such as online check-in or choose your seat.
Flight Upgrades & Supplements:
Business Class - luggage allowance 40kgs; electrically-controlled backrest, leg rest and seat depth.
First Class - fully flat bed, luggage allowance 50kgs; mini suite offers direct aisle access, eight point massage system built in, storage, dedicated space to hang a coat and 23” video monitor and a la carte dining.