Wadi Shab is a very popular popular outdoor attraction in Oman for both locals and expats, and people go there for nature, to swim in the fresh water pools or just to have a barbecue. The main attraction of the wadi is the waterfall in the cave, which you can reach after a roughly 40 mins hike and swimming in 2-3 pools. People love going to this wadi as it is not very far from Muscat, it is easily accessible even with a saloon car and because the pools are always full of clear blue water! The wadi is definitely very popular and it gets very busy during public holidays with many families having a picnic at the entrance of the wadi.*Pick up and drop-off from any place in Muscat*Travel comfortably in a new private vehicle with Wi-FI*Hike in the company of a professional tour guide and swimming in a cave*Lunch and water included
A sightseeing tour around Muscat, the capital of Oman, is a great chance to soak up the Arabic atmosphere and explore the city where the ancient architecture and monuments are combined with the modern life.*Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque*Royal Opera House *Muttrah Souq *Mutrah Fort. *Al Alam Palace
Oman’s most scenic spots are out of reach of most travelers, unless you have your own transportation. During this in-depth, multi-day tour, you’ll cover the top sights in the desert, from towering dunes to picturesque wadis, or valleys. Travel between locations in a sturdy, comfortable vehicle, guaranteeing access to off-road attractions. Enjoy a night under the stars around a desert campfire and swim in a real-life oasis.
On this trip you will explore the most fascinating natural sites in Dhofar mountains. You will be astonished by the green nature of Wadi Darbat where you can see cascades, huge waterfall and also camel herds crossing the azure waters of Darbat river. Then you will proceed higher to the Jabal Qara mountains to a site of of an impressive Tawi Attair (Well of Birds) sinkhole. Over the rim of the abyss you can look down to the depth of 211 metres. Next stop on the route will be the huge canyon-like sinkhole Tayq which is one of the largest sinkholes in the world. Afterwards you will arrive to the stunning viewpoint on the edge of Samhan mountains escarpment. From the elevation of 1340 m you will have the opportunity to view the vast Dhofar plain and the sea coast. Last stop will take you to the fascinating valley Wadi Hinae where you can admire the forest of giant baobab trees.
Timing of the trip: 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.Enjoy an unforgettable day cruising to the “Fjords of the Musandam” on board our traditionally decorated Omani dhow, where you can sit comfortably on cushions and carpets while feasting your eyes on the striking scenery. A dhow trip offers an insight into the fantastic landscape. Discover ancient villages and swim and snorkel in the clear waters off Telegraph Island and Seebi Island, visiting Khor Shem, Qanaha and Maqlab along the way. There is a strong possibility you may see dolphins. Buffet lunch and refreshments are served on board. Life jackets and towels are provided.
Exploring Oman’s rugged natural sights takes expert navigation—and a sturdy vehicle. During this hassle-free private tour, you’ll enjoy comfortable pickup from Muscat. Settle back and relax as you make your way to Oman’s own Grand Canyon: Jebel Shams, the country’s highest peak. Stop at other interesting sights along the way, from Persian ruins and Oman’s ancient capital to a talented local textile weaver, with the option to shop.
Timing of the trip:Morning: 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.Afternoon: 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.Khasab has something for everyone, whether you're a historian, a cultural enthusiast or an international explorer. Fjords of Musandam also known as the "Norway of Arabia" has unique landscapes, mountains and sea-life. Enjoy an unforgettable day cruising through the “Fjords of Musandam” on board our traditionally decorated Omani dhow, where you can sit comfortably on cushions and carpets while feasting your eyes on the striking scenery. You can enjoy the dhow ride with natural dolphins chasing the dhow during the trip. Snorkeling at Telegraph Island is also an attraction of the trip.
Visit three of rural Oman’s historical must-sees on this private day trip from Muscat, all without having to worry about self-drive or finding your own way. Travel in air-conditioned comfort and check off 17th-century Nizwa Fort, exploring its tower and ramparts with a guide to help uncover its history. Then, visit Nizwa souk, the pottery town of Bahla, and Jabreen Fort— another of Oman’s mud-brick castles—before returning to Muscat.
The Dimaniyat Island is consider one of the most beautiful nature reserve in Oman that is located 70 KM west of Muscat (the capital) , it is considered from the Jewels of OmanYou will be transferred from your location inside Muscat to the Marina ( Pick up from Any place or hotel in Muscat before Al Sieb Area )Enjoy snorkeling in the island where we will take you to two different spots, where you can see turtles.If you are lucky you may see more as sharks, nemos , eels , corals, dolphins and different kind of colored fish .Also you will be able to enjoy the beauty of Muscat through the coastline view .
This 4 hours tour will take you to a magical journey to the Eastern side of Salalah, where one of best landscape of the Middle East awaits you. The most popular valley of the Dhofar Region, Wadi Darbat will be your first stop. Here you will be seeing the seasonal waterfall (if its there at the time of your visit), a spring where you can do boating (kayaking, paddle boat, motor boat) overlooking the mountain of Jabal Qara series. A trip to Salalah is incomplete without visiting this beautiful valley.Sumharam Archeological site is a place where you can see the remains of an old city and a small museum is on site - Sumhuram Archeological Gallery. Taqa Castle is one of Dhofar’s most distinguished landmarks, which was built in the 19th century. Its walls were constructed from solid blocks of ‘Taqa Stone’, a local limestone material composed chiefly of fossilized shells and corals. Taqa Beach and Taqa city will also be covered in this tour, which is a great place to visit.
Venture away from the capital city and into the desert for a full-day safari. First, your driver will take you to Wahibi Sands, which is known for its many colors of dunes ranging from golden brown to black. Then check out Wadi Bani Khalid, a scenic valley with pools, waterfalls, and flowing waters.
The vibrant capital of Muscat is packed with standout sights, but knowing where to go—and how to get there—takes local knowledge. During this insider’s guide to the city’s main attractions, you’ll head to the Grand Mosque of Oman, Portuguese forts, and traditional marketplaces. The tour also includes admission tickets to the Bait Al Zubair Museum, where you’ll get key context on Omani history and culture with impressive displays.
The region west of Salalah beckons with natural and historical sights that promise a rewarding half-day’s sightseeing. Book this private tour to discover its attractions without transportation hassles. Traveling by private vehicle with a driver-guide, experience the views and ancient tomb of the Prophet Job at Jabal Qara mountain; and call at white-sand Mughsayl Beach to see its blowholes—through which waves burst. A range of start times adds flexibility.
Khasab Musandam region is a natural habitat of the lovely dolphins. With our carefully measured times and reliable routes, the chances of you missing the lovely Dolphin watch are bleak. Watch them play around your Dhow Cruise Khasab in their own playful manner and record the whole activity to share with your loved ones.The Telegraph Island presents the best opportunity for snorkeling in the Fjords of Musandam. Have a nice experience of your life and see the beautiful untouched corals in the crystal clear waters around the whole peninsula. Half day dhow cruise package includes all this along with wonderful sightseeing's.
Jebel Harim, which translates as the ‘mountain of women’ and at 2000m the highest peak in Musandam. The mountain takes its name from the days when local women would retreat to caves up here in order to avoid being carried off by pirates or rival tribes while their menfolk were away on extended fishing or trading expeditions. The actual summit is home to a radar station monitoring shipping way below in the Straits of Hormuz and is out of bounds, although there are superb all-round views from the road, with breathtaking views back to Khasab and onwards towards Dibba. Many of the rocks up here are also studded with superbly preserved fossils, offering the remarkable sight of ancient submarine creatures – mollusks, fish, clams and numerous trilobites – now incongruously stranded near the summit of one of Arabia’s highest mountains.
With its colorful sea turtle population, Oman is one of the world’s best locations for snorkeling, but underwater excursions require costly gear. During this fun-filled day out on the ocean, you’ll plunge into Oman’s sparkling bay of Bandar Khiran—with all equipment provided. Enjoy time for dolphin-watching as you cruise the waters. The boat captain will be on-hand to point out different species, like the acrobatic bottlenose.
Indulge in a little Omani luxury with a boat cruise down Muscat’s coastlines. You’ll ride aboard a traditional sailing vessel, known as a dhow. Fresh dates and kahwa tea guarantee an atmospheric setting as you glide past the city’s luxury waterfront, getting a peek at the Sultan’s former palace and a fleet of high-end hotels. Round-trip hotel transfer is included, so you can relax and enjoy the ride.
Although excursions around the cities are very popular, still, some people prefer to get back to nature to experience the outstanding views. If you want to recharge your batteries and return completely refreshed, a Jebel Al Akhdar Tour can provide you that!
With some Omani snacks and refreshments this amazing combination trip will head first to the Royal Opera House of Muscat, then Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, The Fish Market (Mutrah) OR Mutrah Traditional Souk , and then to Al Alam Palace. At the end of this trip you will be familiar enough with Omani culture, some of Omani history, and you will have a good memory of the how Mutrah Souk is amazing!!
Explore the regions surrounding Salalah on this day trip. Your tour takes you to many of the historically significant sites in the area as you hear the history and legends that have helped shape the region. Visit the village of Taqah, the archeological site at Khor Rori, the ancient town of Mirbat, the natural springs at Ayn Razat, the Qara Mountains, and the white sand beach at Mughsail.
See the rural beauty of the Dhofar mountains and the sandy beaches of Mughsayl. Visit the final resting place of the Islamic prophet, Job, and smell the rich scent of frankincense as you drive towards the coast. See the true splendours of the East on a half day tour to Taqa village, Khor Rori, and Mirbat. Visit ancient villages, ruins, and immerse yourself in Eastern tradition.
Oman’s name is closely associated with desert. The desert in Oman is an extension of the Bedouin lifestyle with its ancient associations of traditional culture and authentic original customs.The Omani desert is characterided by the diversity of its plants and animals. And wadis (valleys) form a unique environmental system characterised by variety, diversity, and a wealth of natural attractions.
DESCRIPTION An excursion to the most characteristic and traditional corners of Muscat, from souks to museums, to discover the true heart of the city. WHAT WE WILL SEE • The Grand Mosque (open from 8 am to 11 Pm-we will visit from 8:30 am to 10:30 am) • Packed lunch on the beach (from 12 pm to 01 pm) • Royal Opera House Photo Stop (Photo stop from 2 pm to 2:30 pm) • The Muttrah suk (from 4 pm to 10 pm-we will be visit from 4 pm to 5 pm) • Al-Alam Palace (Photo stop at 5 pm) • Exterior of the fort of Al-Jalali
This half day city tour will show you the rich diversity of the city with lovely beaches, historical sites, museum, Palace, fruit farms and markets. The places will be Sultan Qaboos Mosque (the largest mosque in Salalah named after the King of Oman), Al Baleed Archeological site (an open air Archaeological site across the Arabian Sea and a UNESCO World Heritage site), The Museum of Frankincense Land (an indoor musuem at the Archaeological park, which hosts Artifacts excavated from archeological sites, Governorate of Dhofar's historical and archaeological heritage and Superb models of Omani boats from 3000 BC to current), Haffa Souq (traditional market which sells perfumes, clothes, souvenirs and the famous Frankincense), Al Hosn Palace (Palace of King - Sulan Qaboos), Haffa Beach (white sand beach with coconut trees), Fruit Huts (Have a coconut drink from nearby farms and fruit huts, cost of drink on your own), and Salalah Gardens Mall (Largest Mall in Salalah).