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Desert Safari: Wahiba Sands and Wadi Bani Khalid from Muscat
"Depart from Muscat in the morning in a 4 wheel drive via Fanjah. Travel through Sumail Gap to observe the village life in Rawdah and Al Akhdar. The tour moves to Wadi Bani Khalid a picturesque mountain village renowned for its wadis and rocky canyons complete with massive boulders and cliffs. The turquoise pools that lie in between the canyon’s large rocks and caves offer a fascinating place with stunning view and perfect for a long swim. Enjoy a picnic lunch. The subsequent part of the tour move crossing miles of golden dunes the wilderness of Sharqiyah home to the nomadic Bedouins for centuries. Visit to a Bedouin family where you can buy local handicrafts and enjoy a camel ride (at an extra cost payable directly). Enjoy the adventurous dune bashing and a camel ride. The tour leaves from the Desert to
From $213.00
 
"Private Inspiring Interior Tour of Nizwa Souq and Fort
Inspiring Interior"You will be picked up from your hotel residence or Muscat International Airport at 08:30am to board the saloon car and start your journey back in time to the Sumail Gap that divides the Western and Eastern Hajars. En route you will get a spectacular view of the mountains. Continue onto the O Nizwa famous for its silver souq and a big round fort. After visiting the souq and the fort you move to Bahla for a photo opportunity at the huge fort. Bahla is also known as the pottery capital of Oman and because of its cultural value Bahla is placed in the UNESCO’s list of heritage monuments. Lunch will be in a local restaurant. After lunch the next visit is to Jabrin fort
From $415.00
 
Desert Safari to Wahiba Sands and Wadi Bani Khalid from Muscat
"At 08:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel or residence in Muscat city. Board your 4x4 and head towards Fanjah where you stop at the roadside to take photos of an abandoned village. You then make a turn near Bidbid which continues on the route to Ibra. Visit the ruins of an abandoned village at Al Mansfah near Ibra. Much of the charm and character of this old mer known as the lost Shangri-La. Reach the magnificent Wadi the pools are cool deep and absolutely stunning surrounded by palm trees and vast orangey-red rocky outcrops with silky water. After spending some time there
From $517.00

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Nakhl Fort

About an Hour and a half drive from Muscat enroute to Dubai you will find the Nakhl fort.Nakhl Fort a history which dates back to the pre-Islamic period. Over the centuries, it underwent many...
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samitbabu
Aug 23, 2015

Beaches around Muscat

If you have a rent car, you can find peaceful isolated beaches around Muscat. We were lucky that our friends took us to their favorite beaches with their car. It is fun when you are the only one in...
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muratkorman
Apr 15, 2015

Oman Dive Center

Don't let the name give you the wrong impression, Oman Dive Center has a grand beach and a nice restaurant to provide you all the comfort and relaxation you need. It is a family-friendly facility to...
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muratkorman
Mar 28, 2015

Visit the Natural History Museum

Given my interest in all things to do with the natural world a short visit to the Natural History Museum in Muscat seemed a sensible and interesting thing to do. I'd been told the Museum was not large...
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MikeBird
Jan 15, 2015

Qurum Natural Park

Despite its name the Qurum Natural Park is a real mixture of man-made gardens, children's play areas, lakes, funfair and novelties to amuse and entertain the family. It's not what I would call...
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MikeBird
Jan 09, 2015

Go Diving from Bandar Al Rowdha

My main motivation for visiting Muscat was to continue with my diving. I qualified with PADI Openwater in 2013 and I'd done a few dives in Spain since then but I wanted to maintain the experience so...
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MikeBird
Dec 31, 2014
 
 
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Birders: make sure you visit Al Ansab Wetlands

Now most people visiting a foreign city for the first time would not usually include a trip to the main sewage and water treatment works as part of their itinerary but if your interest is in the birds...
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Dec 18, 2014

Go Dolphin watching

I booked a two hour dolphin watching trip from my hotel. The company collected me from my hotel at the designated time and took me by minibus along with my fellow travellers to the marina at Bandar al...
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MikeBird
Dec 15, 2014

Wadi Shab :Ideal getaway and day trip from Muscat

Wadi Shab, about one and half hours drive from Muscat, is one of the must see attractions from the city.This is an ideal getaway and a day trip from Muscat.The route is to take the Muscat Expressway...
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samitbabu
Oct 20, 2013

Oman Dive Center, Not Only for the Diver

It’s a beautiful place located in Bandar Jissah. The place is deserted, quite and beautiful. It has nice beach, barasti huts, restaurant and camping ground. The place now has been taken over by German...
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Rinjani
Apr 04, 2011

Muscat International Airport

Muscat airport is one of the largest and finest airports in the world with very large terminals and facilities.Muscat International Airport formerly Seeb Airport is the main airport in Muscat, Oman....
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goutammitra
Nov 10, 2010

The Desert City of Muscat.

Muscat, the official capital of Oman, is only a small part of a larger grouping of cities and towns strung some 40kms along the coast of the Gulf of Oman, which is known locally as the "Capital Area"...
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goutammitra
Nov 09, 2010

Gulf Of Oman From Air

The Gulf of Oman or Sea of Oman , is a strait (and not an actual gulf) that connects the Our first view of Oman & Muscat was great. We had read in the Geography book about gulf of Oman so much and...
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goutammitra
Nov 09, 2010

Enlightened water fountain

An enlightened water fountain is located halfway between Mutrah and Old Muscat. The area is like a picnic area. This is a romantic place in the nights and you can see young Omani couples sitting...
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georeiser
Jul 18, 2010

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