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Simply Oman

Steeped in Bedu tradition and home to some of the most sensational natural landscapes imaginable, Oman is, without doubt, one of the Middle East’s most alluring destinations.
SIMPLY OMAN

ABOUT THE ITINERARY

On this Simply Oman holiday you’ll uncover some of the country’s greatest highlights, from the stunning 18th-century architecture of Old Muscat to the monumental mountains of the Al Hajar. In between, you’ll journey into the depths of the Wahiba Sands where you’ll find yourself amongst an endless expanse of red sand and dunes over 200 metres in height. You’ll also visit Ras Al Jinz where you’ll be able to watch endangered green sea turtles amble onto the beach to lay their eggs.

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DESIGNED BY SPECIALISTS

Bear in mind, these are just a starting point as all holidays are customised to the specific requirements of our guests. Whether you prefer a different style of accommodation, a greater focus on a particular interest or to go to a different destination all together, every itinerary is created individually around your preferences.

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DAY 1 – 2

MUSCAT

On arrival in Muscat, you will be met and privately transferred to your luxury hotel situated in the city’s prestigious Qurum Heights district. Relax after your flight amongst the hotel’s landscaped gardens.

Stay: One night in a standard room at Crowne Plaza Muscat – bed & breakfast

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DAY 3 – 4

AL HAJAR MOUNTAINS

Today you will be picked up by your driver and driven two and half hours to your luxury resort in the Al Hajar Mountains. From here you can explore attractions like the Al Hoota Cave, historic Nizwa Fort, ancient town of Al Hamra and impressive Jebel Shams – the highest mountain on the Arabian Peninsula.

When you’re not soaking in the breathtaking mountain scenery you can fill your days with trekking, mountain biking and hiking expeditions, plus visits to isolated villages tucked into the mountainsides.

Stay: Two nights in a superior room at The View – half board

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DAY 5

WAHIBA SANDS

The stunning Wahiba Sands – an endless ocean of golden sand with dunes that rise up to 200 metres – is your next stop. You’ll be staying in a traditional Bedouin-style tented camp at the heart of the desert where you’ll really be able to appreciate the silence and splendour of your surroundings. Activities on the menu range from camel riding to trekking and sensational star gazing. At night, the inky sky, brilliant stars and deafening silence are incredible.

Stay: One night in a Sheikh tent at 1000 Nights Camp – half board

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DAY 6

RAS AL JINZ

Today you will make your way to Oman’s eastern coast to reach Ras Al Jinz, the point where the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea meet. The beach here is a protected turtle-nesting site where endangered green sea turtles come ashore at night to lay their eggs. Guided excursions are led each night to allow visitors to view this magical process.

Stay: One night in a Carapace room at Ras El Jinz Turtle Reserve – half board

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DAY 7 – 9

MUSCAT

You’ll reach Muscat by day seven, and have ample time to soak in the city’s intriguing blend of the old and new which features the ancient port of Muttrah, Portuguese colonial buildings and iconic 21st-century landmarks. Your hotel, a five-star retreat set on a glorious stretch of beach, puts you within easy reach of the city’s historic tombs, monuments, forts and museums.

You can also enjoy adventure activities like abseiling and caving, or make the most of the hotel’s temperature-controlled swimming pool, whirlpool bath or tennis courts.

Stay: Three nights in a grand room at Grand Hyatt Hotel – bed & breakfast

DAY 10

FLY HOME

From your hotel you’ll be driven to Muscat Airport for your flight home.

THE PRICE BREAKDOWN
10 days from £2,975 per person

PRICE INCLUDES

  • Private transfers
  • 4WD vehicle + driver for five days (self drive in Toyota Land Cruiser or similar reduces price by c. £545 per person)
  • B&B at Crowne Plaza and Grand Hyatt in Muscat
  • Half board at The View, 1000 Nights Camp and Ras El Jinz Turtle Reserve
  • Based on two people travelling

PRICE EXCLUDES

  • International flights
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