Dubai & Oman Multi-Country Tours: Explore the Gems of Middle East
Dubai & Oman Multi-Country Tours: Explore the Gems of Middle East
Ancient civilizations, the origin of the world's most prominent religions and home to a standout assortment of ancient and modern architecture, Dubai and Oman are fascinating travel destination that offers both rich history and modern culture. With endless deserts, white sandy beaches oceans and striking salt lakes, stunning skylines, and the largest and biggest man-made attractions make a vacation in Dubai and Oman a memorable one.
05 Days in Sultanate of Oman
The Sultanate of Oman is a destination for all travelers who love outdoors. Set amidst the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea, the Middle East peninsula is known for its picturesque desert, historic forts, and spectacular mountain ranges. Arguably one of the most underrated destinations in the Middle East, Oman has many hidden gems to be discovered for those who seek them. Stunning deserts, ancient forts, and a pristine coastline all add to the charm of Oman.
Oman is a unique destination that offers unparalleled sightseeing and cultural experiences, from the stunning Sultan Qaboos Mosque with its massive chandelier, intricately detailed blue mosaic tiles, and the second-largest handmade Iranian rug to Muttrah- a lovely seafront where white buildings and mosques are backed by rocky mountains. Bimma Sinkhole- a unique natural phenomenon connected to the ocean through a small underground tunnel. Wadi Tiwi with Emerald pools, old villages, and lush green plantations awaits you and this is as close to a rainforest you can get in the Gulf. The Wahiba Sands will give you the real desert experience and Sur is the place where the desert meets the sea. This is for outdoor lovers, and you will get to experience the best of nature with our Oman Tour.
06 Days in the Land of Skylines - Dubai
The Stunning architecture, man-made wonders, beautiful beaches, and modern lifestyle await you in Dubai. Your Dubai city tour will be a memorable one with the best of Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Discover both the present and past of the United Arab Emirates. The multi-country tour of Oman and Dubai is for those who like to experience the best of nature and man-made wonders.
"Explore the best and most authentic attractions of Oman and Dubai, The most popular destinations in the Middle East."
Day- 01 Monday- Arrive in Muscat
Arrive in Muscat, the ancient capital of Oman and one of the oldest cities in the Middle East, characterized by a unique civilization that reflects both Arabic and Islamic influences. Transfer to the hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure to rest, relax and acclimate to the new time zone
You may join our Traditional Dhow Cruise Dinner in Muscat if you wish to admire the city at night while enjoying a delicious buffet dinner on board.
DAY 2, Tuesday - Sultan Qaboos Mosque, Muttrah Quarter, Welcome Dinner & Discussion
Breakfast at your hotel and meet our tour manager who will guide your city’s popular attractions. The city tour of the white-walled city of Muscat starts with a visit to Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, also known as the grand mosque of Muscat, which is the only mosque in Oman which is open to non-Muslims. With its unique architecture and the main highlight of the mosque is the huge carpet and chandelier. The chandelier is in the center of the men’s prayer hall and measures a staggering 14 meters and weighs 8,5 tons. It holds 600,000 shining bright Swarovski crystals, 24-carat gold plating, and the carpet measures over 70 by 60 meters (230 by 200 feet), and covers the 4,343 m2 (46,750 sq ft) area of the praying hall. The Grand Mosque of Muscat It is truly a one-of-a-kind piece of architecture and this mosque is a glorious piece of modern Islamic architecture.
Your next stop will be Al Alam Palace, the stately royal residence of His Majesty the Sultan in the core of the Old Muscat, encompassed by two sixteenth-century Portuguese strongholds, Al Jalali and Al Mirani. Lunch at a neighborhood café before continuing to the Beit Zubair Museum that praises the way of life and legacy of Oman with broad timeless assortments and gems and outfits from various areas of Oman. A drive along the corniche takes you to Muttrah, a great quarter of the city with old structures, tight winding streets, Arabesque doors, and beautiful engravings, inspiring a special medieval appeal.
You will be then guided to souks, the beautiful limited rear entryways of the souk loaded up with locals and tourists engaged with day by day shopping, wearing run of the mill Omani style, and enjoying the air loaded up with fragrances of sandalwood.
After the city tour, come back to the hotel and take part in an informative lecture and conversation on the legacy, culture, and status of ladies in Omani society. At night, join your Tour Manager and co-travelers at a welcome dinner and an orientation meeting on the exceptional excursion that lies ahead. Later in the night, you can enjoy Oman Opera at the Royal Opera House Muscat and overnight will be in your hotel.
DAY 3, Wednesday - Bimmah Sinkhole, Wadis of Oman, Visit a Bedouin House
Breakfast at your hotel and depart Muscat city for your day trip to Bimmah Sinkhole and Wadis of Oman. Stop at the unique Bimmah Sinkhole, one of the most beautiful natural pools in the just an hour-and-a-half drive south of the capital, Muscat. As a result of a meteorite that hit the ground causing a deep hole in the ground (The legend of Bimmah Sinkhole) But the Sinkhole actually formed naturally due to underground water carving away the rocks and caving in the waters.
You will then visit Wadi Tiwi, which is named after Tiwi village at the coast, is an absolutely beautiful wadi with the lush plantations giving it a more greener feel than many other wadis. Wadi Tiwi with its string of emerald pools and thick manors, known as the "Watercourse of Nine Villages". From here, drive to Sur for lunch at a nearby ranch house. A short time later, the drive takes you between the twisted inclines to the dessert heaven of Wadi Bani Khalid, One of Oman's must-see 'wadi' river canyons and a desert garden of concealed palms and shocking water pools. Continue to your desert camp. In transit, stop to visit a real Bedouin house in the desert and meet the proud tribespeople who embrace their old Bedouin conventions and culture.
Arrive in the stark desert wilderness of the Wahiba Sands, an ocean of red and white dunes that seem to stretch out endlessly. After settling in at your delightful desert camp, enjoy the glowing sunset and traditional barbecue dinner under the starry skies accented by sweeping vistas across the golden sands
Overnight: Wahiba Sands Desert Camp
DAY 4, Thursday - Nizwa Souk and Fort, Jabreen Castle, Al Hamra
Breakfast at your hotel and meet our guide who will escort you for the city tour, your tour will start with a visiting Birkat Al Mouz. one among the famous Muscat attractions which are situated close to the mountain Jebel Akhdar. This surprising scene causes us to move back to the former time. While exploring, you can discover the remaining parts of the tribes who lived here. also, this place is home to a traditional irrigation system known as the Falaj irrigation system. Birkat Al Mouz is now has been recognized as UNESCO’s world heritage site.
Your next stop will be Falaj Al Khatmayn, A falaj is a channel that is dug in the earth like drainage through which water runs. An ancient irrigation system that existed in Oman since 500 AD. Oman has more than 11,000 falajes and the most popular one is Falaj Al Khatmayn and this has been added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.
You will then visit Nizwa Fort, one of the most popular tourist attractions in Oman for being an amazing example of old Omani architecture. The oldest part of Nizwa Fort was originally constructed in the 17th century. Nizwa tower has a Unique cylindrical shaped main tower which also happens to be the biggest to tower in a fort in Oman and has seven wells, a number of prisons, and prosecution ground.
You will then move on to the final part attraction of today, Al Hamra. One of the best-preserved old towns in Oman. A rough stoned alleyway lined with endless traditional mudbrick houses tumbling down the hillside makes Al Hamra one of prettiest villages.
At the end of your visit, you will be transferred back to your hotel and Overnight in Muscat.
Day-5- Friday- Nizwa Souk Visit and Transfer to Al Ain- UAE
Breakfast at your hotel and Meet your driver by 7 am and he will escort you to Nizwa Souq, An authentic Arabian souq (Market) made up of the main entryway and a series of old-styled buildings that house date market, a fresh produce market, and other stalls. Most of the shops, however, are dedicated to pottery, antiques, textiles, and other paraphernalia.
After the Nizwa Souq visit, you will be transferred to Jabreen Castle, constructed in the late 17th century and is located in Bahla about 175 KM away from Muscat. The castle is three stories tall, features two towers, numerous reception halls, dining areas, meeting rooms, a courtroom, a library, and classrooms. You will be given a photo stop at Bahla Fort- Oman’s only UNESCO listed for before crossing the border to Al Ain. You will be transferred to Al Ain hotel for check-in, the rest of the day is at leisure.
Overnight will be in Al Ain Oasis in the United Arab Emirates, Dinner will be in your Hotel.
Day-6 Saturday- Garden City Al Ain City tour – A UNESCO World Heritage Site
Breakfast at your hotel and checkout to meet our guide and drive to Al Ain after the brief introduction of Al Ain city. The city is the best place to learn about the history and culture of United Arab Emirate. We will start the city tour by visiting Al Ain Museum. Built-in the year 1969 under the leadership of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. The oldest museum in the Country was established to chart the history of Al Ain from the stone age through the foundation of UAE. The museum is home to artefacts recovered from the many archaeological sites scattered across the region, the notable artefacts include flint tools and arrowheads dating to the sixth millennium BCE.
The next stop in your city tour will be Qasar Al Ain also known as the Al Ain Palace Museum. The Bedouin-style architecture dated back to 1937 was the residing place of late Sheikh Zayed and his family. The fort was later converted into a museum in the year 1998. Stop local restaurant for lunch before heading towards your next destination.
Our visit to the Camel Market after lunch will be something you will remember for a long time. Al-Ain Camel Market gives you one a kind experience to get a closer look at the animal that enjoys a special place in the traditions of Emiratis. We will then move on to your next stop Al Ain Oasis; The UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2011 spread across 3000 acres and provides a unique sight into the inhabitants of the region who began taming the deserts 4000 years ago. The oasis area has more than 147,000 date palm trees with different varieties. It’s also defined by its traditional Aflaj irrigation systems, which carry fresh spring water from the Hajar Mountains. The new addition Eco-Centre helps the visitors to understand the sites Ecosystem, historic evolution and the lifestyle of the people.
Your next stop will be Zahili Fort; Established to protect the palms tree’s in the region the fort is one of the largest in the UAE. The notable displays are the rare collections of photographs by British adventurer, desert explorer, and writer Wilfred Thesiger with a focus on his journeys into the Empty Quarter during the 1940s.
You Al Ain city tour will come to an end with by visiting the emirates highest and UAE second highest peak, Jebel Hafeet Mountain. More than the destination the drive to the mountain is the experience that you cannot miss, the road is among the world’s greatest driving roads. The view of Al Ain City from the top of this is something to stay with you for a long time. After the city tour, you will be transferred to Hotel and overnight stay in Abu Dhabi.
Day-7 Sunday- Abu Dhabi City Tour with Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Louvre Museum
Breakfast at your hotel, meet our guide who will escort you a city tour of Abu Dhabi covering the popular attractions including Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Louvre Museum.
The guided city tour of Abu Dhabi will start by 09.00 am, Our Guide will meet you and A brief introduction about the tours and activities will be given before starting the city tour. Explore the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque the most important landmarks of the Abu Dhabi city. Admire the mosque’s unique structure with white marble that consists of 82 domes, chandeliers, and flower-pattern. Named after the Late President Sheik Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the grand mosque is visited by millions each year.
After the mosque visit, the guide will take you for a drive along the Abu Dhabi Corniche to experience scenic views of the Arabian Gulf. Stop at the corniche to admire the clean water of the harbour. The well planned eight-kilometre stretch of waterfront with a clean beach, children’s play area, cafés and restaurants has made the corniche is a popular hangout area in the city. You will then continue to the lavish Emirates Palace Hotel for a photo stop.
You will then visit the Heritage village of Abu Dhabi, where you will have the chance to experience the traditional aspects of the desert way of life. The complex includes all the elements of a traditional Emirati lifestyle: A fort that defends the invaders, a souk where the day to day trade of goats, camels and other livelihood took place, A mosque which shows the religion of Islam plays a significant role in the lifestyle.
Before reaching your last stop Louvre Museum Drive through the Al Bateen area, where you will see the presidential Place, royal family palaces, high-rise Iconic hotels overlooking the Persian Gulf. Louvre Museum is in Saadiyat district of Abu Dhabi, Designed by Pritzker-prize winning architect Jean Nouvel. An impressive 9,200 sq. m of galleries which includes the permanent gallery and a Temporary Gallery that showcases the collection from many notable French museums including Musee du Louvre, Musee d'Orsay. After the city of Abu Dhabi, transfer back to your hotel.
Day-8 Monday- Abu Dhabi City Tour with Qasar Al Watan, Masdar City, Falcon Hospital and Etihad Towers and Dubai Marina Dinner Cruise.
Breakfast at your hotel, Our Guide will pick you up from your hotel in Abu Dhabi and escort you on your Abu Dhabi’s top five-city tour.
The city tour will start with a visit to Qasar Al Watan- The presidential palace of Abu Dhabi. The new cultural landmark in Abu Dhabi helps you discover the legacy of knowledge and traditions that shaped the journey of the nation. The visitors will have the chance to learn about the formation of Emirates, the system of governance in this country. Qasar Al Watan is not just a traditional Palace, but a tribute to the Arabian heritage and artistry. The palace of the nation was constructed over seven years from 2010 to 2017.
Continue your city tour Masdar City, the city of the future located 17 kilometers (11 mi) east-south-east of the city of Abu Dhabi. Built on the pillars of innovation and research, the City is a living testament to how fresh innovative ideas and collaboration can help mold a distinctive and inspiring urban ecosystem.
Our guide will escort you to Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital, the world’s first and largest hospital dedicated to the Falcon, the UAE’s national bird. Learn about this magnificent bird of prey as your tour include visits to the falcon museum, the examination room – including intimate glimpses into coping procedures – and the free-flight aviary. If you are up for it you can brave an arm, the well-behaved raptors will even perch for a photograph. Your next stop will be Abu Dhabi Union Square also known as Canon Square, It displays the heritage of the UAE through various sculptural objects, such as an oversized Arabic coffee pot.
The last stop on your tour will be Etihad Towers, the impressive 5 tower township is the perfect example of modern Abu Dhabi. Your tour includes a ticket to the observation deck on the 74th floor of tower 2 which offers Panoramic view of Abu Dhabi cityscape and Arabian Gulf. Your city tour will be concluded with Etihad tower visit and you will be transferred to Dubai.
Arrive in Dubai and check in to your hotel, by 7.30 pm you will be picked up from your hotel for a unique dining experience in Dubai Marina. A two-hour sightseeing cruising in Dubai Marina and Followed by Delicious five start buffer Dinner and Onboard Entertainment Shows. Back to your hotel in Dubai by 10.00 pm and overnight stay.
Day-9 Tuesday- Full Day Dubai City Tour with Emirati Lunch
Breakfast at your hotel, meet our guide at your hotel and he will be accompanying your city tour of Dubai. You will be guided to the old part of Dubai and you will have the chance to learn about the city’s history and heritage and the lifestyle of the people before the discovery of oil. You will be guided to Dubai Creek-Once the center of activities in old Dubai, at present Dubai Creek is a heritage site consisting of the traditional souks preserved on its banks. Get aboard a traditional water taxi called Abra and cross the creek to reach Dubai famous gold Souk and Spices Souks (Markets). The best place in Dubai to buy good quality spices and If you love gold jewelry then Dubai Gold Souk is the best place for you. A mecca for gold lovers Dubai Gold Souk is known for the quality and purity of gold sold here.
You will be guided on a heritage tour of Dubai, visit Al Bastakiya Quarter, A place where you can still find some parts of the town which existed over 40 years ago. Al Fahidi's historical district which is commonly known as ‘Al Bastakiya’ still holds the memories of an era that existed even before the union of Emirates. Al Bastakiya quarter is the oldest standing residential area of Dubai. You can visit ‘Al Fahidi Fort’ a center to learn about the culture and history of the city. Built-in late 1700’s this fort is the oldest functioning building in Dubai and in 1971 the fort was converted into Dubai Museum. At the end of your Bastakiya tour, you will be escorted to Mohammed bin Rachid Culture Centre for a traditional Emirati Lunch.
After lunch, your modern city tour will start, and you will be guided to Jumeirah Beach where you will have the best view of the iconic sail-shaped luxury hotel Burj Al Arab Hotel. The world’s most luxurious hotel Burj Al Arab is an example of Dubai’s Architectural excellence. You will be given enough time to relax and takes the photos of Burj Al Arab, touch the tip of Burj Al Arab and capture it on camera.
Within a few minutes’ drive, you will reach Madinat Jumeirah, built to recreate the enchanting beauty of ancient Arabia. Roosted directly by the Arabian Gulf and flaunting its private seashore, Madinat Jumeirah is a city within the city and the newest attraction in Dubai. A luxury destination within a destination Madinat Jumeirah is home to three hotels five-star hotels ‘Jumeirah Al Qasr’, ‘Jumeirah Mina A’Salam’ and ‘Jumeirah Al Naseem’. Souk Al Madinat is a recreation of traditional middle eastern shopping culture. With a mix of boutique brands, souvenir gift shops, luxury fashion, and jewelry this will be a unique shopping experience for you. If you need to take a quick bite, there are more than 25 restaurants offering cuisines from all over the world.
The city tour will then take you to another man-made wonder Palm Jumeirah Island, a palm-tree shaped artificial archipelago which features most wanted residential complexes, Iconic Hotels. We will give you a glimpse of the island and we will stop at Atlantis The Palm Hotel for a photo stop. It cost more than US$1.5bn to build in 2008 and now became one of the most famous hotels in the world. The Ocean themed hotel is a must-see attraction in Dubai. We will take you to The Pointe, to get a better view of Atlantis The Palm. The pointe is your best choice for shopping in Palm Jumeirah. It’s a place where you can buy the best brands at the best price. Preferred by all and loved by Men, Women, and kids The pointe has something to offer for everyone.
The next stop is a very special one, Bluewaters a new lifestyle destination in Dubai and home to Ain Dubai- The largest ferry wheel in the world. Bluewater is a new destination with 200 retail and dining concepts, surrounded by water and detached from the hustle and bustle of the city. Bluewater is a perfect hangout place for family and kids.
You will then visit the Dubai Marina. The Largest man-made marina in the world Dubai Marina is the new hang out hub of Dubai. The stunning area is filled with skyscrapers, more than 300 retailers, restaurants, department stores, cafés, and gyms. The Marina Walk is a place where your photos will look and rich and beautiful.
You will be guided to the largest shopping mall in the world Dubai Mall, the water promenade of Dubai is the best place to admire the iconic Burj Al Arab. The man-made Burj Lake, largest shopping mall on the side, and traditional souk al Madinat on the other side and glimpse of Dubai downtown’s skylines make the perfect place to capture the best of Dubai on camera. You will have the unique chance to enjoy the largest performing fountain Dubai Fountain.
Our next stop will be an attraction which is not only the tallest building in the world but the most popular tourist attraction in Dubai. Burj Khalifa the tallest and visited by more than 1.87 million each year. The entrance and exit of the Burj Khalifa are from the famous Dubai Mall. The largest shopping destination in the world Dubai Mall is your one-stop place for shopping, leisure, and entertainment. Our guide will guide you to the water promenade of Dubai mall for the best view of Burj Khalifa next to Burj Lake.
After the photo stop of Burj Khalifa and Dubai fountain show, Your Dinner will be arranged in Oriental Restaurant Dubai, After dinner, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Dubai. Overnight stay at your hotel.
Day-10 Wednesday- Sharjah and Ajman City tour & Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner
Breakfast at your hotel, your city tour of cultural capital of you the UAE ‘Sharjah’ will start with a pick up from your hotel by 08.00 am. Our guide will escort you to Sharjah and we will start with a photo stop at Cultural Square of Sharjah. Designed by the Spanish sculptor Carlos Marinas Rubias, aimed to represent the spiritual heart of the city. Head to Al Majarrah Souk. The golden roof souk building attracts many travellers each year. Once a popular shopping place now the Souk building is converted into the Sharjah Museum of the Islamic Civilization. The museum is home to some of the best collections of exquisite Islamic artefacts from all around the world.
Your next stop will be Al Hisn Fort, known as the most important heritage village in Sharjah. Al Hisn Fort was built in 1823. Sharjah Fort was converted into a museum in the year 1997. The next stop will be central souk popularly known as ‘The Blue Souk’. It is an authentic Arabic market, compared to the luxury souks in Dubai the shops in the Blue Souk are more authentic and there is a greater variety of traditional goods from the region. King Faisal mosque will be the last attraction in your Sharjah City Tour, spread across 12,000 -square-metre, named after the King Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, the former Ruler of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. You will also drive through the ‘Pearl Monument’ dedicated to the union of seven Emirates.
Your City tour will continue by visiting Ajman, the tour will start with Ajman Museum. The museum has an interesting collection of artefacts of different era kept in a beautifully restored fort, Ajman Museum house is one of the most visited historical attractions in the emirate. There is a section in the museum which is dedicated to the pearl trade that once dominated the economy of the region. One of the most notable display is the pottery and funeral jewellery dating back as far as 3000 BC. The fort itself the best example of traditional Emirati architecture.
The half-day city tour of Sharjah and Ajman will end with a lunch at a local restaurant. You will be transferred back to Dubai hotel and Free afternoon. Dinner will be in Dubai Hotel.
Day-11- Thursday- Depart United Arab Emirates.
Breakfast at your hotel, meet our driver who will be accompanying you to Dubai International Airport for your return flight home. Flyback home with the best memories of Oman and Dubai with Surprise Tourism.
- 04 Nights in Oman Hotel with Breakfast
- 01 Night in Oman’s Wahiba Sand Desert Camp
- 01 Night in Al Ain Hotel with Breakfast
- 02 Nights in Abu Dhabi Hotel with Breakfast
- 03 Nights in Dubai Hotel with Breakfast
- Guided City Tour of Muscat- Oman
- Visit Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
- Visit Mutrah Quarter
- Guided tour to Bimmah Sinkhole and Wadis of Oman
- Guided tour to Nizwa Fort, Jabreen Castle
- Visit Al Hamra and Birkat Al Mouz
- A guided city tour to Nizwa Souk
- Full-Day Al Ain City Tour
- Full-Day Abu Dhabi City Tour
- Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Visit
- Louvre Museum Visit
- Visit Heritage Village of Abu Dhabi
- Guided City tour to Masdar City, Qasar Al Watan, Falcon Hospital
- Etihad Observation Deck 300 ticket with a visit
- Dubai Marina Dinner Cruise with Transfers
- Full-Day Dubai City Tour
- Visit Bastakiya Quarter and Dubai Museum
- Lunch at Sheikh Zayed Cultural Centre
- Visit Dubai Marina
- Visit Palm Island
- Photo Stop at Atlantis The Palm Hotel
- Photo Stop at Burj Al Arab Hotel
- Blue Water Island Visit
- Dubai Mall and Dubai Fountain
- Burj Khalifa Photo Stop
- Half-Day City Tour of Sharjah and Ajman
- Tourism Dirham.
- Dubai Entry Visa.
- Any Lunch or dinner not mentioned in the program.
- Extras and personal expenses.
Accommodation based on a twin basis. We book the hotel of your choice or choose the hotel provided by us at a discount rate.
Your booking will be confirmed only after receiving the advance amount and the balance amount needs to be paid before starting the trip.
Any payment is done online through our website or direct will get a receipt and booking vouchers with 48 hours of booking.
Upon arrival, you need to carry the e-vouchers or Printed voucher's original passport, etc.
If any changes in the date of arrival, the same should be communicated well in advance, and rescheduling without prior notice will come under cancellation policy. Certain activities are subject to availability. Hotels booked, if not available in rescheduled dates then we will book other hotels as per your preference. Changes if any in the room rates will be applicable according to the selected hotel.
A moderate dress code should be used during Mosque visits if applicable.