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Discover another side of the Middle East on this amazing adventure through spectacular Oman. Uncover magnificent wadis, stunning deserts and traditional Omani culture. Wonder at the dramatic mountain scenery contrasted with pure white sand beaches. Experience the warmth of traditional eastern hospitality, ancient ruins and bustling markets, where life has remained unchanged for centuries.
Enjoy some 4WD dune bashing
Take a dip in the crystal clear waters in the mountains at Wadi Bani Khalid
Go bargain hunting in the Muscat market
Learn about the nesting habits of the green turtles

Itinerary Discover Oman

Itinerary

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Inclusions Discover Oman

Inclusions

Sightseeing

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  • Time to explore Muscat, the capital of Oman, including the Grand Mosque and lively markets. Described as "Arabia's jewel”, this city is a blend of the old and the new
  • Take a fun 4WD journey along the scenic coastal road to Fins Beach where you will enjoy a picnic lunch
  • Explore the archaeological ancient city of Qalhat, an important trading city in the 14th and 15th centuries and now a World Heritage site
  • Visit the old African port of Sur, a placid sea coastal town with striking traditional dwellings
  • Learn about the nesting habits of the green turtles on the beach of Ras Al Hadd where every year about 30,000 turtles come to lay their eggs
  • Swim in the enchanting Wadi Bani Khalid, one of the best-known wadis of the Sharqiyah region
  • Wake up to the magnificent desert sunrise of the Wahiba Sands
  • Explore the oasis city of Nizwa with its blend of the modern and the ancient. Here you will experience old Omani culture and traditions
  • Visit the picturesque village of Misfat Al Abrien with its ancient houses dramatically perched on top of the mountain slopes
  • Shop for authentic pottery in Bahla, the home of myths and legends that have carried through the centuries

Travel

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

Accommodation

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  • 5 nights in 3-5 star hotels
  • 1 night at a Bedouin-style desert camp with shared facilities in magnificent Wahiba Sands

Meals

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  • 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 2 dinners

Tour Guides

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  • English-speaking locally based driver/guide

Some things to note

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Accommodation listed is based on the standard package price. Deluxe and superior  accommodation packages are also available. 

Please Note: Ramadan is observed from 23 April to 23 May 2020, and 12 April to 12 May 2021

Prices are per person based on twin share. Single supplement on request. Seasonal surcharges apply. Hotel upgrades are available. Please contact our office for details.

Accommodation Discover Oman

Accommodation

City Season Hotel

Oman flag Muscat

Located on Al Sultan Qaboos Street, City Seasons Hotel Muscat is situated in the heart of the city’s diplomatic area and CBD.The guestrooms are designed for comfort and feature modern décor. The property boasts an outdoor pool, health club and sauna, as well as 6 restaurants.

Facilities: air-conditioning; free wifi; fridge/minibar; safe deposit box; outdoor swimming pool; tea & coffee making facilities

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Ras Al Jinz Scientific Research Centre

Oman flag Ras Al Jinz

Located in Ras Al Jinz, the nesting site for the green turtles, the lodge offers a private beach area, 24 hour front desk and guided tours to view the turtles. Each room boasts warm décor with an en-suite and desk. The property features a restaurant offering traditional foods as well as a gift shop.  

Facilities: free wifi (public areas); fridge; tea & coffee making facilities

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Safari Desert Camp

Oman flag Wahiba Sands

This Safari desert camp is a permanent Bedouin-style camp located in the remote, quiet desert landscape of Wahiba Sands, 25km from Al-Ghabbi in the city of Bidiyah. The camp consists of widely scattered tents and huts all decorated in traditional Arabic style and equipped with authentic carpets and luxury bedding. After sunset gazing you can retire to the majlis. Built in Omani style with carpets, pillows, handrests, low tables and more. Beverages including tea, coffee, cooled water and soft drinks available here at all times.

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Golden Tulip Hotel

Oman flag Nizwa

Golden Tulip Nizwa Hotel is a deluxe property built in charming traditional Omani style. The hotel is furnished with care and beautiful taste, and all guestrooms have a panoramic view over the swimming pool, the mountains or the courtyard. The relaxing and comfortable setting awaits you after a busy exploring day in the region.

Facilities: air-conditioning; free wifi; fridge/minibar; safe deposit box; outdoor swimming pool; tea & coffee making facilities

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Information Discover Oman

Information

Let's Talk Fitness

 In the itinerary, this symbol indicates 2+ hours of walking, often across uneven ground and in areas of high altitude or heat and humidity.

At Bunnik Tours we don’t put specific age limits on our tours, but we also recognise some travellers may find our itineraries challenging.

We have a duty of care to all tour participants and the tour guides, so we do impose a firm policy on the level of fitness required by all our clients to attempt to ensure your safety and the safety of other travellers on our tours.

At Bunnik Tours our goal is for all our travellers to enjoy their tour, not struggle through it! Which is why we want to work with you to ensure you are on the best possible trip for your fitness level. We do reserve the right to refuse bookings if we feel that the requirements of the tour are too demanding.

Bunnik Tours are for independently minded travellers with good levels of mobility.

Our tours include:

  1. Generous amounts of free time
  2. Lots of walking
  3. Local and authentic experiences including various modes of transport and accommodation

In some regions travellers can also expect:

  1. Long days of travelling, at times on dirt and gravel roads in Africa
  2. Extended periods at high altitude (3,000-4,000 metres) in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Ethiopia
  3. Extended periods of walking/hiking through humid forest areas in Rwanda, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico and Costa Rica
  4. Limited medical facilities in remote areas

Bunnik Tours travellers are required to at least:

  1. Be able to walk 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  2. Walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  3. Stand for 20 minutes without needing to sit down, often in hot/humid climates
  4. Carry their own luggage
  5. Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats

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