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OST-15 Explore Dubai & Oman [ 08 Nts / 09 Days ]

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What To Expect

Travel with Oman Safari Tours 08 Nts/09 Days. Take a quick tour around Dubai and discover the city's rich mix of cultural traditions and cosmopolitan living with visits to some of its most important historic sites and popular modern landmarks. Embark on a cruise reminiscent of the Arabian tales of Sinbad's voyages of the seven seas. Enjoy a feast of Arabic and international cuisine as you sail along the scenic Dubai Creek aboard a traditional dhow. Visit Beautiful pleases of Muscat, Oman forts & Jabel Safari (Mountains) Explore beautiful Salalah and visit most famous areological sites & Land of frankincense visit museum of frankincense & areological sites

Guaranteed Tour Dates 2018

Calendar Week Best Time to visit in Winters from Oct to April

Specifications

Product Code: OST-15
Type: Dubai & Oman Round Trip
Departs From: Muscat/dubai/salalah International Airport
Meeting Point: Muscat/dubai/salalah International Airport
Duration: 08 Nts/09 Days Tour
Availability: As Per Request
Everyday Drive: 500-600 Km
Language: English
Special Request For Language Speaking Guide: Italian/french/german/spanish/chinese Etc

Tour Description

Days

Tour highlights-Sightseeing

Overnights

DAY 01

ARRIVAL DUBAI

Dubai

DAY 02

HALF DAY DUBAI CITY TOUR & DINNER IN DHOW CRUISE

Dubai

Day 03

ARRIVAL MUSCAT-HALF DAY MUSCAT CITY TOUR

Muscat

Day 04

NIZWA FORT & SOUQ- JABREEN & BAHLA FORT

Nizwa Hotel

Day 05

NIZWA-AL HAMRA & MISFAT AL ABRAYEEN-JABEL SHAMS (GRAND CANYON)

Jabel Shams

DAY 06

JABEL SHAMS-BILAD SIYT-SNAKE CANYON-WADI BANI AUF-NAKHAL FORT-MUSCAT

Muscat

Day 07

ARRIVAL SALALAH AIRPORT-HALF DAAY SALALAH CITY TOUR-TRANSFER TO HOTEL

Salalah

Day 08

FULL DAY EAST & WEST SALALAH

Salalah

DAY 09

FINAL DEPARTURE TO SALALAH AIRPORT

 

 

Itinerary

Day 01 - Your Arrival at Dubai

Your first day of Explore Dubai & Oman Tour with Oman Safari Tour starts with your arrival at the Muscat International Airport. After arriving there, you will proceed straight to the Immigration. Then, you meet our friendly and professional chauffeur at the general arrival lounge and drive to the hotel in the comforts of our luxury vehicle. 

You will check-in hotel at 15:00Hrs. 

Day 02 - Half Day Dubai City Tour & Dinner Dhow Cruise 

You will be picked up from hotel at 9:00 am and start your day with a Half Day Dubai City Tour. Your city tour starts with a drive along the Dubai Creek - the Natural saltwater inlet located in the historical part of the city, divides through Bur Dubai and Deira. Then, explore Gold & Spice Souks - traditional market with hundreds of trade retailers available for a wide variety of shopping.

Then make a stop at Dubai Museum - situated in the Bastakia Area - an interactive museum at Fahidi Fort built in 1971, Burj Khalifa - the world’s tallest structure boasts 828 meter protruding the skyline of Downtown Dubai with over 160 floors, including the Armani residences and hotel resort. After that, you will take a trip to Jumeirah Mosque - an evidence to modern Islamic architecture and a magnificent stone structure constructed in the medieval Fatimid tradition, Burj Al Arab - well-known sail-shaped building and also the fourth tallest hotel around the world based on an artificial island, The Jumeirah Palm Island - a group of man-made islands built in the palm tree shape comprising of luxury hotels like the Atlantis Resort, beachside villas, apartments, marinas, water parks, shopping malls, restaurants, sports facilities, health spas and much more.

After a Half Day Dubai City Tour, you will be dropped off at the hotel.

Dinner Dhow Cruise

Pickup : 7:00 PM

Drop Off:  Up to 11:00 PM

Immerse yourself in the aesthetics, luxury, spectacular beauty of Dubai while onboard a traditionally decorated wooden dhow (also known as cabin cruise).Generally, the wooden dhow sails along the Dubai Creek under the moonlight. The splendid Dubai landmarks sparkle through the moonlit sky while wooden vessel slippingpeacefully around the Dubai Creek.

While taking a Dinner Dhow Cruise with Oman Safari Tour, indulge in the beauty of sightseeing attractions like the National Bank of Dubai, Sheikh Saeed's house, Dubai Chamber of Commerce, and the Heritage Village. No matter, we’ll make a unforgettable romantic evening cruise - followed by a buffet dinner of either continental or oriental cuisine whatever you choose, along with soft drinks, traditional coffee, and mineral water. Our Dinner Dhow Cruise in Dubai general comprises of several various entertainment and traditional Arabic background music, soft drinks &mineral Water, international buffet dinner, as well as Tanura Show.

Day 03 - Arrival at Muscat - Half Day Muscat City Tour 

You will check out hotel and will be transferred to Dubai Airport for your departure to Muscat. Your standard check out time from the hotel is 12:00hrs.

Upon your arrival at the Muscat International Airport, you will be taken for simple and easy immigration and customs procedure. After that, you will reach the general arrival lounge. There, you will meet our professional chauffeur - responsible for driving youfor a Half day Muscat City Tour in the comforts of a luxury vehicle.

Your Half Day Muscat City Tour starts with a trip to the magnificent Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque - well-known as one of the largest mosques across the Middle East. After you visit Bait Al Zubair Museum and enjoy taking photographs at the Al Alam Palace - the residence of his Majesty Sultan Qaboos.

In the evening,take a stroll through Muttrah Souq and enjoy bargaining for handicrafts as well as silver accessories. Your overnight will be arranged in Muscat hotel.

Day 04 - Nizwa Fort & Souq - Jabreen & Bahla Fort 

This tour offers a great insight on incredible Omani history and glorious heritage. Every fort is preciously restored, and has its own story. Actually, they were serve for military defense but were used for social as well as community gatherings.

Before reaching Nizwa Fort, you will stop at old village of Birkat Al Mawz, and take a walk along the plantation and small streets with old crumbling houses. Continue your journey to Nizwa, - once the capital city of Oman, and visit the traditional and craft Souk to buy some souvenirs before reaching the Nizwa. You will see large circular tower and know the lifestyle inside the Nizwa Fort in the 17th century.

After exploring Nizwa, you will start your journey to Bahla, a pretty little town surrounded by an old 12 kilometer long wall. You will visit the place where the inhabitants make pottery and also the old fort of Bahla - one of the oldest ones in Oman (Now it’s under renovation and only visiting outside is permitted).

Then, you will reach Jabrin, for a visit of the fort - once the home of the Imam and was built as a palace earlier, but used for military purposes. It has been believed that the Jabrin Fort isone of the first schools in Oman.

Your overnight will be in Nizwa hotel.

Day 05 - Nizwa- Al Hamra & Misfat Al Abrayeen- Jebel Shams (Grand Canyon)

 

After taking a breakfast at 8:00 am in the morning,we take you to see the old mud houses in Oman. Then, you stop at Al Hamra and Misfah to see one of the oldest villages of this region. 

However, the traditional mud houses were dated back from 400 years - but are still occupied. The falaj system used in this old village one of its kind and is a UNESCO site.  Thereafter, take a drive to reach Wadi Gul and Wadi Nakhar as well as the remote villages - the drop point of great canyon.    

Then you visit the Jebel Shams. Along the road, you explore Wadi Nakhar, a narrow canyon and a very beautiful place, even geologically spectacular. It’s even considered as one of the deepest canyons across the planet.

You will go deep inside to the village to know their main activity weavingOmani rugs. Your journey continues to atop Jebel Shams, well-known as the “Sun Mountain”, and the highest peak in Oman. From there, you will be able to get a spectacular view of the “Grand Canyon”.

Your overnight will be in Jabel Shams High Resort.

Day o6 - Jebel Shams - Bilad Siyt - Snake Canyon - Wadi Bani Af - Nakhal Fort - Muscat

You will meet our tour guide at 8:00 am and will offer you a comfortable 4 wheel drive to embark on an adventure-filled trip. Your first stop will be at the quaint mountain village - Bilad Sayt surrounded by the dramatic mountains. We then drive along the spectacular Wadi Bani Af . This stretch is veryadventurous and is for the physically fit only as it includes several steep bends and usually bumpy roads.

Your journey continues to Nakhal Fort - a 17th Century fort built on the peak of a mountain, Jebel Akhdar Mountains. You will find there an area with healing warm springs, the most notable being Ayn A’ Thowarah. Its waters at 45°C and are considered as a cure for diseases like rheumatism and skin-related diseases due to the presence of sulfur content.

After that, you will return to Muscat and your overnight will be at Muscat Hotel.

Day 07 - Arrival at Salalah Airport - Half Day Salalah City Tour - Hotel Transfer 

After checking out hotel at 12:00Hrs, you will transfer to Muscat International Airport for your departure to Salalah. After arrival at the Salalah international airport, you will go for Immigration & customs. Then you will reach general arrival lounge and meet by our friendly, efficient chauffeur to drive you across Salalah in the comforts of our vehicle.

First, your visit starts with the Al Baleed museum of the Frankincense land. The museum is the home to an impressive collection of Omani archaeological and maritime history. The museums opens Sat - Wed at 8:00 -14:00 & 16:00 - 20:00, Thu - Fri 16:00 - 20:00) .

While visiting Heritage Souk, you will get different types of Omani crafts as well as incense burners. Even, you will have an incredible view of the Arabian market after visiting the new souk.

Then, just drive to the Gold souk - the home to modern and olden style Dhofari ornaments. However, Haffah Souk looks very appealing with its small shops aligned up with straight piles of incense boxes, clay incense burners colorfully decorated with traditional patterns as well as bags of incense crystals.  

On your way to Haffah Souk, you can able to see some of the common Dhofari houses featuring caravan windows and doors. You will walk past the Sultan Residential palace - Al Husn, reach the Old Souk - where you will find Frankincense, Dhofari traditional clothes and cosmetics.

Visit the ancient city of Zufar, the ancient ruins of Al Balid, earlier visited by Ibn Batuta and Marco Polo. They describes it as a striking, huge and noble city in the Sultanate of Oman.

You will head to Salalah Hotel (B) for overnight.

Day 08 - Full Day East & West Salalah Tour 

Our Full Day East & West Salalah Tour excursion starts in the morning with a visit to the old fishing village of ‘Taqah’, - famous for manufacturing the‘Dried Sardines’ & its traditional yet old ‘Dhofari Houses’. You will visit the century-old ‘Taqah Castle’,- the former official residence of the ‘Wali’ (Governor) of the region offers an incredible glimpse into the rich history of Oman.

Then, you will continue your journey to the ancient ruins of the famous city - Sumharam, also known as Khor Rohri. The city was well-known as the easternmost outpost of the Hadramawt Kingdom, located on the ancient incense route in between the Mediterranean Sea, Persian Gulf as well as India. However, Khor Rori was even a port on the Dhofar Coast, and was one of the major trading cities with frankincense. It’s been believed that, the city was the hub and harbor for the shipping of Frankincense ( the UNESCO World Heritage site).

You will back to West Salalah and discover the ‘evergreen Wadi Darbat’ while taking a relaxing stroll along the Wadi bed. It’s been surrounded by huge herds of Camels, Goats and Cattle. In the Khareef Season - falls usually in the monsoon period, you can witness arounf an 100m natural waterfall, stretching its ‘tentacles’ into several lakes as well as lush green vegetation.

Thereafter, proceed to the “Qara Mountains”in order to explore the most of West Salalah. Along the road, the herds of camels and cattle are the common sightsoffering a scenic view of a traditional Dhofari rural beauty like nowhere else. You will visit the ancient tomb - the ‘Prophet Job’ located in the scenic greenish mountains of the Salalah Plains.  

Then, you will proceed to the beach of Mughsail - the place where the white sand touches the deep blue colors of the ocean. At a high tide, its waves burst through the natural titanic ‘Blow Holes’, at the far-end of the ‘Rocky beach’ featuring a cave-like entry.

You will continue your trip along the ‘Hair-pin-bend’ road - taking you towards the Western Border of Oman. Along the road, seethe breathtaking cliffs on either side, the historical ‘Frankincense trees’ growing in their natural habitat, - deep down in the valleys, dotting the dry as well as craggy countryside. You can take a short walk into the valleys to get a beautiful fragrance of the ‘Holy Incense’ amidst the serene view of the region.

After that, you will return to the Salalah Hotel for overnight stay. 

Day 09 - Final Departure from Salalah Airport

We provide departure transfers from the Salalah Airport to catch the flight back home best suiting your flight schedule. 

 

Know Before Tour Start

Per Person cost is based on group of 04 person minimum

Tour Inclusions -    

  • Return airport transfer from Muscat & Salalah Airport (Both Way)
  • 02 Nights Accommodation in City Max, Bur Dubai or Similar Hotel
  • 02 Nights Accommodation at Tulip inn or Similar in Muscat
  • 01 Night Accommodation at Hotel Al Diyar Nizwa or Similar Hotel in Muscat
  • 01 Night Accommodation at Jabel Shams High Resort or Similar Hotel in Jabel shams
  • 02 Nights Accommodation at Marriot resort or Similar in Salalah
  • Daily Breakfast in Hotel
  • Day 05 Dinner in Jabel Shams
  • Day 02 Dinner in Dhow cruise
  • All Sightseeing Options in 4WD & Mini-Van
  • Italian Speaking Tour Guide
  • All Entrance Costs 

 Tour Exclusions -

  • Any air fare
  • VISA charges
  • All meals other than specified
  • All personal expenses
  • Anything specifically mentioned in tour inclusions 

Please Note - 

  • Our Explore Dubai & Oman Tour is a guided and private tour itinerary.
  • Booking will be available on first cum first service basis.
  • If any changes in the supplements will be applicable by hotel for any special occasion then the same will be informed and applied beforehand. It’s especially for Christmas and New Year period.
  • If quoted hotel for the tour will not be confirmed, alternative hotel will be booked and either supplement or reduction will apply.
  • Costs will be according to the ROE for the date amount is being deposited or handed over in our account.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Fees -

  • Less than 15 Days in advance - 50% of the total amount
  • Less than 10 Days in advance - 70% of the total amount
  • Less than 07 Days in advance - 100% of the total amount 

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