Two days tour package, where we will get an opportunity to drive down the coast of Oman, visit the seaside villages, the spectacular Wadis, awe-inspiring sinkhole, dazzling desert sands, and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to go turtle spotting at Ras Al Junaiyz sanctuary.
- Turtle Watching
- Gulf of Oman
- Wahiba Sands
- Quriyat Village
- Sur City
- Wadi Bani Khalid Villages
Duration: 2 Days.
- English-speaking local driver-guide
- Transportation by a/c vehicle
- Pick-up and drop off
- Meals according to the itinerary
- Entrance fee
Please note: Minimum 2 people. The tour with English speaking Guide. Any inquiries for a different language (Italian, French) available with extra charge 100 USD. For customized trips please request a quotation. Carry light pullovers in dark colors only. Available around the year except for May.
At 08:00 am, we depart by 4WD to Ras Al Junaiz via the scenic and rugged coastal route. This tour offers breathtaking glimpses of the blue waters of the Gulf of Oman offset by pristine white beaches.
We drive past the fishing village of Quriyat. There is a good chance of spotting Flamingos and Eagles at an inland stream. Visit the picturesque Wadi Arabayeen with its deep pools of water set among the date palms. We then proceed to the Bimah sinkhole, a spectacular limestone crater with blue-green water at the bottom. On clear sunny days while driving along the coast one might chance to see sharks in the deep blue waters or fleet footed Gazelles sprint across the landscape.
Arrive Sur and visit the traditional dhow factory. As we continue from here the road winds through mountain terrain offering breathtaking glimpses of the blue waters of the ocean route.
Arrive Sur and visit the fish jetty and dhow factory. After a set menu lunch at Sur Plaza Hotel, we continue our drive to Ras Al Junaiyz, a sanctuary for the green turtles. Check into the hotel.
Dinner at the hotel. At night we have a short walk to the beach escorted by trained guides to watch the turtles coming into the nest on the sands.
Overnight stay Ras Al Jinz Scientific and Visitor center.
At 08:00 am, we proceed to visit Wadi Bani Khalid. It comprises of small pretty villages embedded in the mountains. The Wadi has clear deep blue water. It is advisable to wear light comfortable clothing and walking shoes.
The Wahiba Sands, a vast mass of undulating red and white sea of sand and dunes rising up to 200 meters are also host to a variety of flora and fauna. The ever-changing patterns of the dunes are a photographers delight. Experience a roller coaster like feeling as our experienced drivers drive you over the dunes. The Wahiba Sands is also home to the traditional Bedouin tribe who are known for their hospitality and their knowledge of the sands. We will stop by a Bedouin family in their traditional and simple habitat. Set menu lunch will be served at Al Sharqiyah Sands hotel before returning to Muscat at approximately 17-30hrs.