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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Muscat, Oman

The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is the main mosque in the Sultanate of Oman. It is in the capital city of Muscat.

Muscat, Oman’s port capital, sits on the Gulf of Oman surrounded by mountains and desert.

With history dating back to antiquity, it mixes high-rises and upscale shopping malls with clifftop landmarks such as the 16th-century Portuguese forts, Al Jalali and Mirani, looming over Muscat Harbor.

Nizwa is an ancient city in the Ad Dakhiliyah region of northern Oman

It sits on a plain characterized by seasonal rivers and palm plantations. It's known for Nizwa Fort, a castle with a huge cylindrical tower built in the 17th century to defend the city's position on a major trade route.

Sur is a port city on Oman’s eastern tip

Its shipyards, which still produce traditional wooden vessels, played a pivotal role in Oman’s maritime past. In the city center, Sunaysilah Fort has 4 defensive towers around a courtyard. Exhibits at the Maritime Museum include ship models. .

The Dhofar Governorate

Dhofar Governorate is the largest of the eleven Governorates in the Sultanate of Oman in terms of area. It lies in Southern Oman,.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Arabian Nights Desert Safari & Camping

Arrival in Muscat Arrival at Muscat International Airport Meet & Greet service at the airport and transfer to the hotel Check-in at the hotel - Muscat Overnight at Hotel in Muscat

Day 2: Day in the Desert

Early Breakfast at hotel check-out and board the 4WD for sightseeing and transfer to the amazing  Wahiba Sands Your scenic tour begins through the mountains passing through Sumail Gap and across the desert plains through the townships of Bidbid, Al Qabil, and Ibra - gateway to the Region. Many watchtowers on the surrounding hills pay silent tribute to its past strategic importance. Remains of grand fortified houses and forts abound. Visit the abandoned village of Al Mansfah near Ibra. Much of the Charm and character of this old mercantile town has not been washed away. Continue the drive to the undulating golden sands. The great Wahiba Sands are longitudinal dunes 200 km long and 100 km wide running south from the Eastern Hajars to the Arabian Sea. Indulge in Dune Bashing on the golden sand dunes and visit the local Bedouins to understand their lifestyle in this harsh environment before check-in at Camp

  • Experience the sunset on top of the dunes
  • Dinner at Camp
  • Overnight at a Camp in Wahiba

Wadi Bani Khalid | Muscat

  • Early Breakfast at the Camp
  • Camel ride in the morning (1hour)
  • Check-out and proceed to Wadi Bani Khalid which is one of the most beautiful Wadis with its endless   date palms and crystal clear pools
  • Hike and swim in the inviting pools before continuing to Muscat
  • Reach Muscat by 1400 Hrs
  • Check-in Hotel
  • Overnight at the Hotel in Muscat