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One Day Excursions

 Dawn with Dolphin

Varieties of Dolphins are a great wealth of the Muscat Coastline. Watching Dolphins is a thrilling way to start the day. Not every trip guarantees a sighting, but you are sure to enjoy a trip out to sea and enhance your knowledge of nature’s most fascinating marine mammals. 

Half Day Muscat Moments – 4 Hours 

Depart from your hotel, proceed to Grand Mosque ( Ladies have to cover their head with  scarf and full sleeve covering their shoulders ).  After grand Mosque drive through the seaside residential area of Qurum to the National Museum. There after proceed to the busting Fish Market on the Corniche, which sweeps the entire edge of MuscatBay.  Proceed to the Royal Al Alam Palace flanked by the 16th Century forts of Jalali and Mirani (photo stops).

Visit the famous Muttrah Souq, an Old World souq with charm and choice.

 Heat of the Matter – 7 Hours 

Depart from your hotel for the Oasis City of Nizwa, the largest in the Interior province.  And one of the most popular tourist attractions with its imposing 17th Century fort and the busting souq, where especially on a Friday a goat and cattle auction is held.  Visit Bahla ( photo stop only ) famous for its pottery making, UNESCO has now placed Bahla in its World’s Heritage list.  Proceed to the Jabrin Fort, the finest of Oman's castle built in the late 17th Century, which became a seat of Omani learning.  

 Grand Canyon Tour 

08:00 hrs Depart from your hotel and proceed to Nizwa, visit the Nizwa Fort and Souq and continue driver to the 3009 mtr high Jabal Shams, known as the mountain of sun, is one of the most impressive experience of nature.  Visit Misfah, one of the few places built into the side of a mountain, and Wadi gul on the way to Jabal shams.

 Tour of Bilad Sayt Village

At 07:00 hrs after an early breakfast, depart for an exciting soft adventure drive through the Hajjar mountains. Departure from the hotel on an asphalt road along the Batinah coast through the foothills to the Wadi Bani Awf and the Wadi Sahtin. Once entering the wadi, the road runs through a narrow canyon with steep-sided cliffs. Water flows in interrupted streams along the canyon floor. The jagged hills form a backdrop to the palms and a few scattered dwellings, creating a peaceful atmosphere. 

Drive through the mountain water at the foot of the Jebel Sham (with its 3.000 meters the highest mountain of the Oman). Visit of a beautiful mountain village called the bilad Sait.

 Wadi Dayqah 

Bestowed with beautiful pools, picnic spots and gushing streams, Wadi Dayqah is a perfect day outing.  This excursion will take about 6 hours only so relax and enjoy the scenic beauty. 

 Coastal Delights – Wadi Shaab / Tiwi

This tour along the coast line to Sur offers breath taking glimpses of the blue waters of the Gulf of Oman offset pristine beaches.  The soft adventure starts from Quriyat a very large fishing village between the lagoon and the sea. Continue your drive, sometimes touching the sea following a creek or overlooking superb white beaches hundreds of meters long.  Arrive at Fins beach (White beach) stop for a photo and continue to 'Wadi Shaab', Shaab in Arabic, literally means 'Ravine between Cliffs' shallow green pools and abundant shade give wadi shaab a perfect setting for a picnic.  After lunch you may take a long walk inside the wadi, later return to your vehicles and proceed back to Muscat.

 Batinah Bravado – Nakhl / Rustq 

At 08:30 hrs depart for a full day Batinah bash experience. On your way you will pass the airport and then along the Batinah coast. Our first stop will be at the Seeb village. Watch the fishermen bring in their early morning catch to the shores or take a walk in the seaside market laden with fish, vegetables and fruit stalls.

Proceed to Nakhl visiting the hot springs and the Nakhl fort covered with a 4 kms stretch of date plantations.  Visit Rustaq (closed for renovation) fort an absolute maze of passages, staircases and rooms all at different levels. 

 Ravishing Ravines – Wadi Sahtan 

Wadi Sahtan in the Rustaq region is lined with plantations and small settlements.  There are many villages at the bottom on this mountain bowl as well as high up along the escapement.  You have the possibility to stroll and to enjoy the beautiful scenery of this area.  The day excursion includes a romantic picnic lunch.

 

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