Land of Frankincense

Land of Frankincense


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Program

  • 1

    Day 1

    Meet & assist at Muscat International Airport and proceed to the Hotel for overnight stay in Muscat. Lunch Optional and Dinner at the hotel

  • 2

    Day 2

    Breakfast at the Hotel. After Breakfast A drive through the coastal town of Barka takes visitors to a traditional fish market which is animated early morning just beside the fort of Barka. Thereafter we proceed to Nakhal, famous for an ancient fort and hot springs. The drive continues to Rostaq, a former capital of Oman where Al Hazm fort, built in 18th century, is a major attraction (Photo Stop Only). Return back the client’s will be visit the Amouage factory. In 1983, His Highness Sayyid Hamad bin Hamoud al bu Said had a desire to bring back the arabian art of perfumery to Oman, and the Amouage perfume factory in Muscat was built. The first fragrance was created by master perfumer, Guy Robert. Overnight stay in AL Falaj Hotel.
    LUNCH AT LOCAL RESTAURANT AND DINNER AT THE HOTEL

  • 3

    Day 3

    After breakfast in the Hotel, Proceed to Nizwa & Jabal Shams.
    Nizwa, capital of the interior, is the birthplace of Islam in the Sultanate of Oman. Nizwa boasts of the famous Round Tower Fort, built in the 17th century, and its Souq renowned for its Friday cattle auction, intricately hand-carved “Khanjars” (daggers) & ornamental silver jewellery. Jabrin, the finest of Oman’s castles built in the late 17th century, became a seat of Omani learning. The castle displays the highest achievement in Omani ceiling painting & beautifully executed woodcarvings. The drive then continues through graded tracks, stopping at Wadi Ghul, a fascinating village surrounded by lofty mountain ranges.
    Overnight stay at Al Diyar Hotel . Lunch in a Local Restaurant. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel

  • 4

    Day 4

    After breakfast at the camp proceed to Wahiba Sands Wahaiba Sands is one of the
    most fascinating and mysterious deserts in theArab Gulf region. Depart to Al Wasil,
    beginning the overnight journey to Wahaiba Sands, which is also home to a few
    thousand Bedouins, who are known to have inhabited this inhospitable region for at
    least 7000 years. On arrival at the campsite, guests are welcomed by Bedouins, serving
    Omani coffee, fresh fruit and mineral water. Skilled Drivers will then take guests for
    exciting dune drive. During night, Enjoy moonlit dinner at the camp under millions of
    twinkling stars. A Dune drive or camel ride offer a unique desert experience. Dinner
    And overnight stay in the Oryx Camp. Lunch at a Local Restaurant and dinner at a hotel

  • 5

    Day 5

    Early morning, enjoy sunrise in the desert and capture the scenic beauty in camera.
    After breakfast in the camp, proceed to Sur, renowned or shipyards where traditional
    Omani boats (dhows) are built. Overnight stay in Sur Plaza hotel.
    We proceed to Ras Al Jinz for Turtle Watching in the Night.
    Lunch at a Local Restaurant and dinner at a hotel

  • 6

    Day 6

    After breakfast proceed to Muscat via Wadi Shab will be followed by a swim in the
    scenic sea fringed by white sandy beaches in Fins, reaching Muscat by late evening.
    Dinner and overnight stay in the Hotel.
    Clients can enjoy a Nice trekking in Wadi Shab along with picnic lunch.

  • 7

    Day 7

    After Breakfast do a City tour of Muscat .
    This tour includes a visit to the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, an architectural monument, and Bait Al Zubair museum, which showcases Omani heritage with a vast collection of antiques, traditional Omani weaponry, jewellery, costumes, domestic utensils and recreated urban and rural environments. The drive through old Muscat, surrounded by steep mountains and flanked by the twin 16th century Jalali and Mirani forts, extends to Al Alam Palace of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos. A stop at Muttrah, the main port area, leads to explore an ancient and colorful souk.
    Note- Half Day Tour In the evening proceed to Bait Al Luban for the farewell dinner.
    The house of Omani hospitality
    Here at our humble home, we invite you to join us for a traditional Omani meal in a cultural ambience infused with the fabled scent of the nation’s ‘Al Luban (Frankincense) a source of hospitality, spirituality and pride of our rich heritage.
    Enchant your palate in an endless beautiful journey
    Taste the exotic spices and delightful ingredients. The Omani food combines flavors picked from the path taken by Omani travelers during their long year of trading. It stretched from East Africa to India, bringing home the best available spices combined to make a delectable unique meal which pleasantly showcases the national history.

  • 8

    Day 8

    Breakfast in the hotel. Day at leisure. Transfer to airport for flight
    back home.