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CLASSIC OMAN


High seasons supplements might be applicable 

From USD 775 * | from £ 565.75*

per person

Discover the capital city Muscat and other unusual places around Oman and come away with an amazing but different experience altogether.

Day 1
Seeb - City Hotel (Muscat)
Welcome to Oman. Upon arrival at the Airport you will be met by our local representative who will transfer you to the City hotel.Half Day free time in Muscat (No Services included) (Muscat)
There is no service included, you may spend time, as per your interests.

Day 2
Half Day Muscat City Tour ( Muscat )
0830hrs: You will be met by our guide at the hotel for a half day tour of Muscat City. The tour begins with a visit to the beautiful Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the Middle East. Visit the Bait Zubair Museum, exhibiting the wealth of Oman‟s Cultural history and thus imparting knowledge about the country‟s rich culture and traditions to the visitor. Later you drive along the picturesque Corniche to the once walled district of Old Muscat. You will have photo stops at the residence of his Majesty Sultan Qaboos, the Al Alam Palace, which is flanked by the 16th century Portuguese forts Mirani and Jalali. You will be strolling through Muttrah Souq, where you will be bargaining for handicrafts and silver items.

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque:

Dress code: A dress code is applicable to visit Grand Mosque. Ladies should wear full sleeves shirt & head should be covered with scarf. Men can wear half sleeve shirt. And both Ladies & Men should wear full pants (not allowed to wear shorts).
Opening timings: Saturday – Thursday from 0800-1100hrs
Inclusions:

Half-day city tour as per above mentioned itinerary (04 hours duration).
English speaking driver guide.
02 bottle mineral water per person.
Entrance fees

Day 3
Half Day Muscat Sunset Cruise ( Muscat )
Transfer from your hotel to the pier side to embark on a boat for a cruise through the Muscat coast. Enjoy the many scenes that reflect Omani history and Portuguese architecture around old muscat. Watch the sun setting behind the spectacular golden mountain backdrop of Muscat City from the sea. Just as the waters turn gold, we retrace our journey towards marina with lots of memories for ever. Your sunset cruise is a fabulous way to end the day.

Inclusions:

Tour as per above mentioned itinerary (02 hours duration from 1600-1800hrs).
Return transfers from the hotel (sharing).
Light refreshments on board.

Day 4
City Hotel - Seeb (Muscat)
Check out from hotel and get transferred Airport for your further journey.
Salalah - City Hotel (Salalah)
Welcome to Salalah. Upon arrival at the Airport you will be met by our local representative who will transfer you to the City hotel.Half Day free time in Salalah (No Services included) (Salalah)
There is no service included, you may spend time, as per your interests.

Day 5
Half Day tour of East Salalah Fabled Castles ( Salalah )
The excursion begins with a visit to the old fishing village of 'Taqah', famous for the manufacture of 'Dried Sardines' & its traditional & old 'Dhofari Houses'. Visit the century old 'Taqah Castle', the former official residence of the 'Wali' (Governor) of the region & obtain a glimpse into the rich history of the region.
Continue onto the ancient ruins of the once famous city of Sumharam (Khor Rohri). The city was the easternmost outpost of the Hadramawt Kingdom on the ancient incense route between the Mediterranean Sea, Persian Gulf and India. Khor Rori was an important port on the coast of Dhofar, and one of the major trading cities with frankincense, believed to have been the hub & harbour for the shipping of Frankincense (UNESCO World Heritage site).
A picturesque drive then leads you to 'Mirbat', the ancient capital of Dhofar and the beginning of the „Frankincense trail‟. Stroll through the streets lined with old Omani mud houses & visit the 'twin-domed Bin Ali‟s Tomb‟ as a photo stop …a classic example of medieval architecture. On our way back to the hotel, explore the natural spring of 'Ayn Razat', beautifully laid out amidst the tranquil lush mountains & nourished every day of the year by natural underground spring water.
Return to the hotel by late noon.

Inclusions:

Half-day excursion as per above mentioned itinerary (4 hours duration).
English speaking driver.
Entrance fees


Day 6
City Hotel - Salalah (Salalah)
Check out from hotel and get transferred to the airport for your journey to further destination
 

**End of trip** 

Includes:

  • 3 Nights accommodation in Muscat at the Ibis Muscat
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Salalah at the Salalah Gardens Hotel
  • Sightseeing tours and airport transfers as per the itinerary will be on private basis
  • Inclusive of all current applicable taxes

Excludes:

  • Flight tickets (Muscat - Salalah)
  • Peak/festival period surcharge
  • Beverages NOT included in the quotation
  • Visas & Airfare
  • Entrance Fee (unless specified)
  • Driver & Guide Tipping
  • Early Check-in
  • Late Check-out
  • Luggage truck & Porter
  • If City / Resort Fees / Tourist taxes are applicable then the same will be payable directly at Hotel /Apartment.
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