Oman – Trekking in the desert
The thrill of desert trekking is a unique and fascinating experience, this wonderful itinerary explores the Wahiba desert with a short trek through the dunes and overnight stay in a tent, to the beach of the Ras Al Hadd peninsula, one of the few places in all over the Indian Ocean, where large groups of sea turtles go to nest.
Free departures minimum 2 participants
Arrival in Muscat in the evening. After handling the customs formalities and having collected your luggage, transfer to the hotel for the overnight stay.
Breakfast and transfer to the desert, along the way stop in the villas of Ibra, al Qabil, and Bidiyah, accommodation and overnight stay at the camp in the desert.
Full day of trekking in the desert, with a stop for lunch. Overnight stay in tent.
Last day of trekking through the dunes to the sea. Overnight stay in a tent in Ras Ruways, where the dunes meet the ocean. Fossil dunes and unique panoramas await you.
After breakfast, you will continue along the coastal road to return to Muscat, admiring the beautiful surrounding views. Photo stop at Bibi Mariam Mausoleum, one of the few remaining buildings of the ancient city (currently under renovation and therefore cannot be visited). You will pass to the next wadi, Wadi Tiwi, with a crossing in shallow water and you will make a photographic stop to admire this wonder of nature before continuing on to Wadi Shab. Lunch in a typical restaurant during the excursion (not included). After lunch, you will continue to Fins. Time permitting, stop at the crater of Bamah, a spectacular submerged limestone crater, where the blue water of the sea can be glimpsed at the bottom. Arriving in Fins, a wonderful white sand beach, swimming and short relaxation.
Arrival in Muscat and transfer to the airport.
Tariff per person, starting from:
|From 15 October 2019 to 23 December 2019||€ 3,970|
|From 5 January 2020 to 31 March 2020||€ 3,970|
(B / L / D): B = breakfast; L = lunch; D = Dinner
Proposed accommodation or similar:
Check-in at hotels is usually at 2.00 pm check out at 12.00.
Tips are not mandatory but are recommended for drivers and guides. The itinerary may vary according to weather and road conditions. Trip shared with other operators.
Sea turtles are wild and sighting is not guaranteed, it will depend exclusively on the weather and Mother Nature.
The Sultanate of Oman is considering the introduction of VAT in the tourist packages starting from 01 January 2019. If the new tariff regime is confirmed, the tour rates could change
Starting from 21st March 2018 to enter Oman you need to have a visa obtained online. The visa can be obtained by applying via the Omani police website
and clicking on the wording “tourist visa apply online” and then choosing “apply for unsponsored visa”. You will be asked to register on the portal.
Scans of the passport photo and the first two pages of the passport will be requested, scanned in high quality.
The passport must have a residual validity of 6 months from the moment of leaving the country.
The visa costs 5 OMR and must be paid by credit card.
Currency: US dollar (USD) – Exchange rate: 1.11
Changes in exchange rates with fluctuations greater than 3% will lead to an adjustment in costs and will be communicated within 20 days of departure.
Currency block: € 50 per case.
The customer has the possibility of definitively blocking the cost of ground services which will no longer be subject to currency fluctuations. The request must take place simultaneously with the confirmation.
The tariff includes
The tariff does not include
Duration: 7 days / 6 nights
from € 3970 - Flights excluded
Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
from € 420
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
from € 310
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