Overlooking the Strait of Hormuz
Overlooking the Strait of Hormuz 9 Days , 8 Nights

9 Days - 8 Nights Highlights: Dubai ?BBQ dinner with safari ? Dinner Cruise on a Dhow - Muscat ? Tiwi ? Turtle Beach ? Sur ? Wadi bani Khalid ? Nizwa - Tanuf - Misfat Abreen - Bahla ? Jabrin

  • Day 1 Dubai

    Arrival at Dubai airport, assistance and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in Dubai

    Overnight at Dubai

  • Day 2 Dubai

    Breakfast in the hotel. Free morning. In the afternoon departure for the Desert Safari with BBQ dinner included. Meeting Point hotel lobby, departure in 4x4 cars to the desert for a unique experience on the red high sand dunes: our drivers will show their best driving skills. Enjoy the magical sunset and arrive to the camp for a traditional Arabian night oriental buffet with soft drinks included, a short camel ride, henna tattoos, hookahs and belly dancing. Return to hotel. Overnight stay in Dubai

    Overnight at Dubai

  • Day 3 Dubai

    Breakfast at hotel and half day Dubai City Tour. We begin with the visit of the Palm Jumeirah , considered the eighth wonder of the world, we take photos to remember the luxury hotel Atlantis The Palm. We continue to our next stop for photos of the only 7 star hotel , the Burj el Arab and the financial center of Dubai. We continue our journey to the Jumeirah Mosque (closed on Friday), a clear and unique example of modern Islamic architecture. We follow the Palastquater Zabeel, Skyline at the Dubai Creek, admire the houses of traders and later the Dubai museum (closed on Fridays) in Al Fahidi 180 year history. After we cross the Creek of Dubai with a Abra (water taxi). Reaching the other side we will enjoy the Spice Souk and the Gold Souk. At night you will enjoy a special dinner on board of a Cruise Dhow (typical wood boat always handmade). Oriental buffet dinner followed by a walk along the creek. Return to hotel. (meeting point hotel reception). Overnight stay in Dubai

    Overnight at Dubai

  • Day 4 Dubai

    Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Dubai Airport for departure to Muscat. Arrival, assistance and full day to explore the capital. Visit the Great Mosque of the Sultan where you can admire the second largest Persian carpet in the world totally handmade and the Natural History Museum which preserves even the skeleton of a whale. The day continues with a walk in the picturesque Shatti Al Qurum , to continue along to the famous Muttrah, the old port area, the most typical and lively because the seat of the Souk (market). A tour through the stalls to discover the products of local crafts and in particular that of Khanjar, wonderful daggers carved in silver and ivory. The tour continues to the old part of Muscat: Al Alam Palace, the Sultan palace where he works, the Fortress of Jalali and Mirani of the sixteenth century. To end the fishing village of Sibad near the famous Al Bustan Palace, once the Sultan's palace and now historic hotel. Return to hotel. Overnight stay in Muscat

    Overnight at Muscat

  • Day 5 Muscat

    After breakfast, departure in 4x4 along the coast in the direction of the village of Quriat and its fortress. You will travel along the tracks that lead to the mountains of the Eastern Hajar characterized by bizarre rock formations. Near the village of Fins will be able to cross the wild herds of gazelles that populate the area. Following the trail up to Tiwi along the white sandy beach you will encounter the most beautiful of the Wadis of the entire Sultanate: Wadi Shab will fascinate you with its dense vegetation and gardens. Obligatory photo stop at the ruins of Qulhat. This leads to Ras Al Hadd through Sur. Stay overnight at the Turtle Beach Resort on a romantic beach setting. Here you will have the opportunity to observe the rare sea turtles in their natural environment and under the watchful eye of the rangers who protect them. Accommodation in bungalows with palm trees and BBQ dinner. Overnight stay in Sur

    Overnight at Sur

  • Day 6 Sur

    After breakfast visit the famous harbor of Sur. Once the heart of the routes between India and Africa and among the richest cities. Here we will visit one of the shipyards where the "dhows" are still built according to ancient traditions. Teak boats are built without nails nor floors and from the wood of the islands of Oman. We will continue to Wadi Bani Khalid where you can take a dip in the natural pools, and then resumes the road to Nizwa. Dinner in the hotel.

    Overnight at Nizwa

  • Day 7 Tanuf

    After breakfast visit to the small village of Tanuf and Al Hamra which lie at the foot of the Hajar Mountains and the picturesque village of Al Misfat Abreen built on a terrace on the mountainside. Continue to the oasis of Bahla the capital of craft ceramic, but in ancient seat of spirits and magic. On the way back to Nizwa visit the Fort Jabrin built by Imam Bal Arab bin Sultan as stronghold security later became an important center of Islamic education. Visit the Fort of Nizwa and the market.

    Overnight at Nizwa

  • Day 8 Muscat

    Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Muscat Airport for departure to Dubai. Arrival, assistance and transfer to hotel.

    Overnight at Dubai

  • Day 9 Dubai

    Breakfast , transfer to the airport for flight back.



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