Luxury Hidden Delights of Oman

Take a week to explore the hidden delights of Oman – staying in luxury accommodation along the way.

Over seven nights you’ll explore the vibrant culture and history of Oman. Kick start your tour with a few nights in the capital, Muscat staying in luxury at the Chedi Muscat, exploring the city’s sights on a guided tour and cruising on a private catamaran. Head out of the city and spend days discovering traditional souks and spending an unforgettable night in the desert in a luxury private camp!

Tour highlights

    • A day on a private catamaran for you and your travelling companion/s 
    • Alila Resort in the mountains 
    • Private luxury camping in the beauty of Oman 
    • Exploring the local life of Oman 
    • Wahiba Sands: The dunes and desertscape 
    • Bimah Sinkhole 
    • Sinaw Market

Itinerary

Day 1 - Met and Escorted to the Chedi Muscat

Arrival to Muscat in Oman

Touch down into Muscat and start your week-long tour of this exotic Middle Eastern country in style as you’re escorted to the Plaza Lounge where you’ll be treated to traditional Omani hospitality. Sit back, relax and help yourself to hot and cold refreshments while our ‘lounge executive’ completes immigration formalities for you. After collecting your luggage be whisked away to your private chauffer and transferred to the Chedi Muscat for an overnight stay in at Deluxe Club Room – with all the Club Benefits including daily breakfast, afternoon tea, cocktails, canapés and complimentary alcoholic beverages in your mini bar!

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 2 - Explore the sights and sounds of Muscat

Muscat - Grand Mosque, Royal Opera House, Cultural Muscat and Leisure.

You’re full day escorted tour of Muscat will introduce you to the culture and history of the region, starting with a morning trip to the impressive Grand Mosque with its lavishly rich interiors – be awed by the Persian rug which took 600 women four years to weave! Continue on to the Royal Opera House, the premier venue for musical arts and culture in Oman. Immerse yourself in the winding streets with stops at the Fish Souk and colourful Muttrah Souk where you can pick up antiques and textiles. The tour ends with photo opportunities at the Al Alam Palace and 16th century forts of Mirani and Jalali. Return to the Chedi Muscat in the afternoon to lounge beside the pool or on the sandy beach.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 3 - Take leisure time on our Catamaran

Sail toward Daymaniyat Island for a beautiful day off of the coast.

All aboard! Breakfast early in time for your pick up from the arrival and private transfer to the Wave Marina where you’ll be met and introduced to the Oman Sail Team. Set sail on a luxury catamaran, cruising leisurely to Damaniyat Island for one of the best diving and snorkelling spots in Oman – look out for schools of colourful fish, hawksbill turtles and stingray among the reefs. Enjoy lunch on board the catamaran before returning to the marina in the evening. You’ll be staying once more at the five star Chedi Muscat.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4 - We head out of Muscat to explore further

Nizwa - Birkat Al Mauz - Wadi Al Madeen - Jebel Al Akhdar - Al Hajjar

Put on your walking shoes for today’s excursion. Leave Muscat behind as you make your way to the ancient city of Nizwa in northern Oman – here you’ll visit the Round Tower Fort and the souk filled with handicraft stalls and silversmiths. Drive on to the pretty village of Birkat Al Mauz where you’ll have time to walk through the date plantations before travelling along a winding stretch of road into the cool climate of the Hajar Mountain Ranges. Explore the terraced fruit orchards, natural springs and villages of Al Jebel Al Akhdar. Arrive at the Alila Resort, perched 2,000 metres above sea level, for an overnight stay in a Mountain View Suite.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 - Enjoy the hotel and mountains

Explore the area - Our driver and car is at your disposal.

Today is yours to spend at your leisure – relaxing or exploring as you wish! Be pampered at the Spa Alila, taking in the stunning mountain scenery as you lounge beside the pool or speak to the Leisure Concierge Team about trekking, cave exploration and canyon walks. Plus, you’ll have the exclusive use of driver and car for the whole day.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 - Private luxury camping to beat all others

Sinaw Market - Wahiba Sands - visit the Bedouins

An early departure sees you soaking up the sights and smells of the traditional Sinaw Market where goats, guns and silver are still traded on a daily basis. On your way to the incredible Wahiba Sands you’ll stop at the old village of Munziff. Experience the thrill of dune driving as you bump your way over the golden-red dunes of Wahiba Sands before experience traditional Bedouin hospitality as you meet a local family. The day ends on what is certain to be one of the highlights of your trip – an overnight stay in a private, luxury camp in the desert. Be sure to bring your camera – this is one photo opportunity you won’t want to miss!

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 - Explore the desert and Oasis sinkholes

Wahiba Dunes and their Oasis - small villages - Dhow factory - Bimah Sinkhole and the coastal drive.

Begin the day with another thrilling ride over the dunes of Wahiba Sands (don’t forget to buckle your seatbelt!) as you drive to Wadi Bani Khalid – with its mesmerising pools of water, Bani Khalid is considered one of Oman’s most spectular wadis. Here you’ll have the chance to explore the pretty villages tucked into the mountainside and make visits to the fish jetty and dhow factory. Stop at Fins Beach for a refreshing swim before heading to Bimah Sinkhole, a spectacular limestone crater. As you drive along the coast keep your eyes peeled for sharks and gazelle! Return to Muscat in the early evening for one final night in Oman, once again staying at the Chedi Muscat.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8 - Extend your stay, fly East or Home.

Transfer to the Airport for your flight Home or explore further

Transfer from the Chedi Muscat Hotel to Muscat International Airport for your reutrn flight back home.

Speak to one of our expert tailor made consultants for some fantastic twin centre holidays or consider extending your stay at the Chedi Muscat and relax for a few more days.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Hotels

Pricing

Autumn / Winter 1st October 2017 - 20th December 2017

Winter / Spring 23rd January 2018 - 30th April 2018

Supplements

  • Upgrade your stay at the Chedi Muscat and avail of one of our Luxury Club Chedi Suites from just £99 per person per night stay.
  • Why not take advantage of our specially negotiated Business Class options available on many airlines flying from London from £699 per person each way depending on your travel date.

For more details on a wide range of super priced upgrades and supplements, call one of our travel experts for more details, ideas and inspiration.

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