Oman 5 Days, 4 Nights
Day 01 : Muscat Arrival
Arrival at Muscat Airport. You will be met on arrival by hotel representative and transferred to the hotel.
Overnight at the hotel in Muscat.
Day 02 : Half Day Muscat City Tour
Morning, you will be met at the hotel for a half day City Tour. The tour begins with a visit to the beautiful Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque one of the largest mosques in the Middle East. Drive past the Royal Opera House. Visit the Bait Al Zubair Museum, exhibiting the wealth of Oman’s history and thus imparting knowledge about the country’s rich culture and traditions to the visitor. Later you drive along the picturesque Corniche to the once walled district Muscat. You will have photo stops at the residence of his Majesty Sultan Qaboos, the Al Alam Palace, which is flanked by the 16th century Portuguese forts Mirani and Jalali. You will be strolling through Muttrah Souq, where you will be bargaining for handicrafts and silver items. Overnight at the hotel in Muscat.
Day 03 : Full Day Nizwa & Jabal Akhdar
Morning drive to Jabal Akdhar. We drive on to the pretty village of Birkat al Mauz and enjoy a walk through the lush green date plantations. Enjoy the cool climate up in the mountains and see Al Jebel al Akhdar which is famous for fruit orchards typically laid out in terraces along the mountain slopes and irrigated by ‘falaj’, traditional water systems. A wide variety of fruit including peaches, pomegranates, apricots, figs, grapes, apples plums and pears are cultivated here from July to September and almonds and walnuts are included in the crop. The villages of Saiq, Wadi Bani Habib (a village of old houses) and Al Ain dot the landscape and overlook a spectacular landscape of peaks, gorges and wadis. The roses of Jebel al Akhdar fill the air with fragrance from March to April when they are in full bloom and rose water is distilled in the homes of the villagers. Afternoon drive to the historic town of Nizwa, Oman’s cultural capital. You visit the powerful Fort with its massive Circular Cannon Tower, one of the most impressive forts in Oman and the traditional Souq. Later drive back to Muscat. Overnight at the hotel in Muscat.
Day 04 : Leisure Day
Full day leisure and overnight at hotel at Muscat.
Day 05 : Muscat Departure
Checkout from the hotel and transfer to Muscat Airport.