Soak in Oman’s untouched beauty on a full-day trip by 4x4 from Muscat. Cruise by mountains, beaches, and bays, and stop to see and swim at Bimah Sinkhole, a natural underground pool. Walk along the palm-filled ravine of Wadi Shab, choose to bathe in its pools, and visit beachside villages such as Tiwi, Finns, and more. A delicious picnic lunch, transport, and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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.
Get your bearings in Muscat and check out its highlights on this 4-hour city tour. Explore the best of this charming city, one of Arabia’s prettiest capitals, and soak in its setting wedged between the Al Hajar Mountains and Gulf of Oman. Visit Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, shop at Muttrah Souk, explore the Bait Al Zubair Museum, see the Sultan’s Palace, and more. Hotel pickup and drop-off, and entrance fees included.
North Oman boasts a string of mud-brick late-medieval forts, but visiting them independently means renting a 4x4 or negotiating with cabs. This full-day tour from Muscat eliminates the fuss: with trips to Nizwa and Jabreen Forts—two of Oman’s best-preserved. Explore Nizwa Souk and admire its fort exterior before roaming 17th-century Jabreen, replete with Moorish arches and turrets. Return transport, Jabreen admission, and lunch in Bahla is included.
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.
Discover the delights of Muscat with ease on this Big Bus hop-on hop-off tour. With your 1- or 2-day ticket, explore the city at your own pace aboard an open-top, double-decker bus. Enjoy 360-degree views of the sights as you hear the entertaining onboard audio commentary, and hop on and off at any of the stops as you please. See top Muscat attractions such as beautiful Muttrah Corniche and the Royal Opera House; hop off to enjoy Muttrah Souk; admire the picturesque forts of Muscat Old Quarter, and much more.
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).
Going on a Dhow Cruise is a fantastic way to see the spectacular Fjords and the surrounding scenery. Our Dhow Cruise takes you to the Khor Sham fjord where the natural community of dolphins are welcoming you to the silence of sea and we do have two anchoring for snorkel and swimming near to the historical Telegraph Island also known as Jazrat al Maqlab and the Seebi Island. Swim and snorkel among the colorful sea life and under water life in Telegraph and Seebi is one of the best ways to make yourself happy in the present is to recall happy times from the past. The experience of witnessing the parade of big marine life finning along the edge of a reef wall tends not limited during your Full Day Khasab Cruise with us. The guests will be offered safety jackets,snorkeling kit and towels as a part of the tour and indeed you will have mouthwatering lunch on dhow.
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.
Take in the sights of stunning Muscat—Oman’s history-packed capital—on this evening city tour, which includes dinner and soft drinks. Tick off some of the standout sights after-hours, from centuries-old Portuguese forts to the Mohammed Al Ameen Mosque, illuminated by nighttime lights. Then, dig into a local specialty: Omani grilled fish.
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.
Secure your place in advance to save time while in Oman with this 'dhow' (Arabian boat) cruise along the Musandam Peninsula from Khasab. Settle aboard a dhow and sail to Khor Sham, a mountain-framed fjord with white beaches and azure waters. Watch for dolphins, swim and snorkel, and enjoy lunch, sodas, and water on board. Snorkel gear and return transfers from your Khasab hotel are provided for your convenience.
Timings: Morning: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Afternoon: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Using 4 wheel drive vehicles, we go on a panoramic drive into the barren interior; we drive to Jebel Harim (2087 metres above the sea level), the highest mountain Peak of Musandam. This tour will give you an opportunity to enjoy the dramatic scenery of Musandam's mountains, speckled with fossils dating back several million years. On the way we pass the Bedouin village of Sayhe situated at 1100 metres above sea level. This is a calm and peaceful village where one can cherish the beauty of Musandam in the plateau of the village. Drive to Khor Najd, a stunning view overlooking to Indian Ocean side, you will be surprised at the scenery here. This is the most panoramic view of the region. Then we will drive to see the natural park of Acacia trees at Khalidiya and return back to Khasab. Soft drinks and water would be provided during the trip.
city packages are the most convenient and smart option to explore a city. These packages are carefully curated to offer the maximum experience with minimum pricing. The packages are complimented with some great choice of hotels, private transfers, daily breakfast and a city tour which is available in 5 languages. Should you wish to extend your stay we have some great prices for extension nights and also a plethora of additional tours, activities and attractions to keep you engaged. Please follow the instructions below to extend your stay or to add more tours and excursions.
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!!
A'Dakhiliyah Governorate occupies a distinctive location on the western slopes of Al Hajar Mountains (the slopes of Al Jabal Al Akhdhar) towards the desert in the south.
A'Dakhiliyah Governorate has played a role of great significance in Oman’s history, particularly with regard to the spread of Islam in Oman. Nizwa, the capital of Oman in the early days of Islam, was the cradle of ardent intellectual activity and produced generations of Omani scientists, scholars and historians. That’s why it has been called “the egg of Islam”. Its towering historic castle still stands today as well as many forts, castles, ancient mosques and other beautiful tourist sites. Nizwa District is also famous for its many old houses.
Get to know Muscat at night on a private 4-hour evening tour and enjoy the wonderful weather and atmosphere, with a knowledgeable local driver-guide. Sightseeing by foot and air-conditioned vehicle, hear about the Omani capital’s history as you absorb the twinkling buildings, waterfronts and souks set against the dusky mountains. See the illuminated domes of Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, witness the beautiful views along Muttrah Corniche, browse Muttrah Souk and view Al Alam Palace before having dinner at a local restaurant.
This half day city tour will show you the tombs of Prophets in Salalah.
1. The tomb of Prophet Umran in the City
2. The tomb of Prophet Hood in Zeek, Al Qara Mountain
3. The Tomb of Prophet Ayub / Job in Ittin Mountains
4. In addition to the tombs, the sight of Prophet Saleh's camel footprint is also covered on this tour
The drive to these tombs is amazing too as these are on mountains
At Grayline, we have designed the Fly & Drive programs in 2 countries (UAE & Oman) , where safety and comfort of roads are almost superior to European networks. We welcome the guest at the airport, deliver them the self-drive car the next day . We have designed a well planned itinerary with overnight stays in premium hotels. Our 24 hours assistance team is always at your disposal for any questions or queries, while you are on road.
Experience our regular coastline journey also discover special captivating sunset by us upon board our speedboats. At the same time as the Portuguese architecture throughout old Muscat. Yourself move sure to have a pleasant trip with this incredible view of unique Omani coastline passing by as we cruise over the blue waters. Of the sea, your hearts will follow the spectacular sunset until the red round ball disappears in the golden mountains. Besides the mountains being completely the sea turns golden and we begin to turn towards the marina ended with amazing pictures. The sunset journey does an excellent opportunity to complete the day in a peaceful plus relaxing way.
Here we travel from Muscat to Nizwa- The Ancient Capital of Oman to get a stunning view from the Round Tower of 17th century Fort and Visit to Nizwa Souk famous traditional Jewelry Antiques and the move forward to Bahla to view the art of traditional post making .Then proceed to Jabrin castle, one of the most beautiful fort of Oman which is famous for its unique painting and Ancient Utensils.