Fjords of Khasab

  • days: 3
  • from: $845

Description

Discover beautiful Khasab on Oman’s northern peninsula, dubbed the ‘Norway of Arabia’ due to its remarkable fjord-like inlets and surrounding mountains. On this 3-day extension you will enjoy swimming in sparkling waters, magical views on a mountain safari and visiting century-old villages and sites.

Please Note: Ramadan is observed from 5 May to 4 June 2019 and 23 April to 23 May 2020.

Itinerary

Day 1. Khasab

Welcome to beautiful Khasab on Oman’s northern peninsula. Stunning Khasab has been dubbed the ‘Norway of Arabia’ due to its remarkable fjord-like inlets and surrounding mountains. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. This afternoon take a sightseeing tour of the city to see the 16th century Portuguese Fort and Wadi Qadah, then venture to the village of Wadi Tawi to view its famous 2000-year-old rock carvings.

Day 2. Khasab

Spend the morning on a traditional dhow cruising the fjords of the Musandam Peninsula with an opportunity to swim or snorkel in the sparkling sea. This afternoon take a scenic 4WD mountain safari to Jebel Harim for magnificent views over the Gulf of Oman and visit centuries-old villages. [B]

Day 3. Khasab

Transfer to the airport for your onward journey. [B]

Inclusions

Travel

  • Meet & greet on arrival and private airport transfers
  • All touring in a private air-conditioned vehicle

Accommodation & Meals

  • 2 nights at the Atana Hotel, Khasab (4 star)
  • 2 breakfasts

Tour Guides

  • English-speaking locally based driver/guide 

Sightseeing

  • Tour the Khasab Fort and Wadi Qadah
  • Explore to rock paintings at Wadi Tawi
  • Spend the morning on a traditional dhow cruising the fjords of the Musandam Peninsula, with an opportunity to swim or snorkel in the sparkling sea
  • Enjoy a 4WD mountain safari trip to Jebel Harim offering magnificent views over the Gulf of Oman

The Small Print: Prices are per person based on twin share. Single Supplement on request. Seasonal surcharges apply. Hotel upgrades are also available. Please contact our office for details. 

Visa Requirements: For Australian passport holders, an Oman E-visa needs to be applied for prior to travel. This can be applied for here: https://evisa.rop.gov.om - Please note this visa is only valid for 30 days from the date of issue so it is recommended to arrange this visa just before you leave for Oman. For non-Australian passport holders, please check with your travel agent.