Highlights of Oman

2N Muscat , 1N Al Hadd , 1N Sharqiya Sands , 2N Nizwa and 1N Muscat
8 days


US$ 1,655

per person

Operated by G Adventures

About the tour

Oman remains one of the last great undiscovered parts of the Middle East. Here, ancient heritage melds beautifully with modern living. Overnight in the dramatic Wahiba Sands desert after visiting the Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve to observe the endangered species’ nesting process. Still looking for something off the beaten path? Visit Wadi Nakhr, also known as the Grand Canyon of Oman, to get even deeper into Oman’s ethereal beauty — natural and otherwise.


  • Time to explore the city highlights of Muscat, visit a turtle sanctuary, watch the sunset from a desert camp, Visit the cattle market in Nizwá, Marvel in the canyon views of Jebel Shams


7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner


Hotel (6 nts), desert camp (1 nt).

Included in the price


  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group. Muscat city tour. Bimmah Sinkhole and Sur dhow shipyard visit. Ras al-Jinz turtle sanctuary night walk (seasonal). Wahiba Sands desert camp. Nizwá cattle market. Mud houses of Misfat al Abyreen walk.

Day-wise Itinerary


Day 1: Muscat

Arrive at any time.

Day 2: Muscat

Modesty is mandatory for everyone when visiting the Grand Mosque. Men must wear long pants and shirts must cover shoulders (if you have tattoos, they must be fully covered by your clothing). Women must be fully covered including heads, full arms and full legs. We recommend not wearing jewelry unless it is fully covered by your clothing. Proper Omani outfits for men and women can be rented should you wish, and our CEO will be happy to answer any questions or assist in preparing the correct outfits to visit the mosque.

Day 3: Muscat/ras Al-jinz

Leave Muscat behind and drive along the coast towards the picturesque Bimmah Sinkhole. Continue to Sur, renowned in the past for its dhow shipyards, before reaching Ras al-Jinz on the coast. After an early dinner, visit the turtle sanctuary, where green turtles come from thousands of kilometres away to lay eggs at night.

Day 4: Ras Al-jinz/wahiba Sands

At Wahabi Sands we will stay at a desert lodge with restaurant and cafe. We will overnight in comfortable tents with beds and private bathrooms, there is no A/C in the tents.

Day 5: Wahiba Sands/nizwá

Leaving the desert behind, we head towards Ibra and visit the impressive Jabrin castle. Continue towards Nizwá, stopping at the historic fortress of Bahla along the way.

Day 6: Nizwá

Wake early to take part in the Nizwá cattle market. Watch locals buy and trade the best livestock, from goats to cattle directly from the herders. Continue to the town of Al Hamra and visit the renowned stone houses of Misfat Al Abriyeen and learn about the Falaj network, Oman's ancient water supply system. Return to Nizwa via Jebel Shams and take in view of Wadi Nakhr known as the Grand Canyon of Oman.

Day 7: Nizwá/muscat

Drive through Wadi Bani Awf and take in the beauty of the steep mountain cliffs before reaching the end point ("Snake Point") of the gorge. Continue to Muscat for the evening.

Day 8: Muscat

Depart at any time.

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US$ 1,655

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