Desert, sea, mountains, history… a trip to the land of the Sultan to appreciate the characteristics of this land still to be discovered. Oman is still a destination unspoiled by mass tourism where ancient traditions are still very much alive and the population which has remained far away and closed to tourism for many years, is rather shy and extremely nationalist. 1700 kilometers of practically deserted coasts that stretch from the Strait of Hormuz to the Indian Ocean enchanting fjords and bays, markets with captivating charm, the scent of incense, ancient fortifications, deserts that turn pink at sunset. With this itinerary you can (on request) make extensions in the Musandam peninsula and in Salalah, in the Dhofar region
Departure from Italy with scheduled flight. Arrival in Dubai and handling of the entry formalities. Transfer and accommodation in the hotel. Free time available. Dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel. Meeting with the local assistant and transfer to collect the rented motorcycles. Your two-wheeled itinerary to discover Oman begins entering Khasab in the wonderful Musandam, an Omani enclave in the territory of the United Arab Emirates, also called the "Norway of Arabia". Arrival and accommodation in hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel. You take the ferry that will take you to the Omani coast to Soha and then descend to Muscat. Upon arrival accommodation in hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel. Free time to discover Muscat founded in the first century and a crossroads between the Arabian peninsula, Asia and Africa. The great mosque of Sultan Qaboos, a true architectural masterpiece, the palace of Al-Alam, residence of the Sultan, with photographic stop of the external part only. The two Portuguese forts, Mirani and Jilali, dating back to the 17th century. Visit to the old city to explore the Baïy Al Zubair museum (which houses several collections of objects representative of Omani culture) before arriving in Mutrah, fishing port and important center of local trade. In the afternoon we will continue along the coastal road to reach Sur passing through Fins with a stop at the crater of Bamah, a spectacular submerged limestone crater, where the blue water of the sea can be glimpsed at the bottom. Arrived at Fins Beach, a wonderful white sand beach, swimming and time for a little relaxation. Continue to the Wadi Tiwi with a crossing in shallow water to admire this wonder of nature return to Muscat, admiring the beautiful surrounding panoramas. Photo stop in Bibi Mariam Mausoleum, one of the few remaining buildings of the ancient city. After lunch you will continue to Sur, a particular fishing village. Visit to a dhown factory, the typical boats used by fishermen, and walk to the souk and along the corniche. Accommodation in hotel and dinner. After dinner excursion to Ras Al Jinz beach to observe the Green Turtles.
In Oman the beach of the Ras al Hadd peninsula, which stretches between Ras Ar Ruwais and Khuwr Jarama, is one of the few places in the entire Indian Ocean, where large groups of sea turtles go to nest. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast continue to Wadi Bani Khalid, an oasis with a natural basin located in a narrow and very green valley. Possibility to swim in turquoise warm water with a magnificent landscape of mountains and desert. Once in Al Mintrib, you will find the drivers with their 4x4s who will accompany you to the camp through the desert. Accommodation at the Desert Camp in Al Wasil. At the camp the Bedouins will welcome you with Omani coffee, fresh fruit and soft drinks. Dinner under the stars and night in the camp.
Breakfast in the tented camp. Return by 4x4 jeep to Al Mitrib to resume our motorcycles. You will continue to Jabrin and you will visit the castle built in 1675 by Imam Bil'arab bin Sultan as his secondary residence and later Nizwa, the capital of the interior and the cradle of Islam in the Sultanate of Oman. It was the capital of many imams and enjoyed a period of prosperity during the reign of the Ya'ruba dynasty, in power in the country from 1624 to 1744. It has one of the oldest mosques in the world (cannot be visited). Visit of the fort and its watchtower and visit of the livestock market where you will enjoy the effervescent environment and where you can live a unique experience in the very animated atmosphere that reigns there. From the walkway, you will enjoy a view that extends over the region and its palm groves, on the first floor, the blue and gold dome of the mosque. Continue to Bahla where we will spend the night. Dinner and overnight stay.
After breakfast, you continue to Jebel Shams to see the Grand Canyon of Oman. Dinner and overnight stay at the resort located on top of the Canyon from which you could enjoy the show.
Breakfast at the hotel. You return to the coast to Al Musannah for your last night in Oman. Arrival and accommodation in the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel. In the early morning departure to return to Dubai where you will arrive in the afternoon. Release of motorcycles and hotel accommodation. Rest of the day at leisure. Free dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel. Free day available for visiting Dubai. Free dinner. Overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for the return flight to Italy with scheduled flight. End of services.
Tariff per person, starting from:
|From 15 February 2020 to 25 February 2020||€ 3,680|
Indicative flights operational
EK 102 15FEB MXP / DXB 1025/1920
EK 91 25FEB DXB / MXP 1540/1935
Hotel expected category Standard (3/4 *)
Dubai: Villa Rotana (4 *)
Kashab: Diwan Alamir Hotel (3 *)
Muscat: Ramada Qurun Beach Hotel (4 *)
Sur: Sur Plaza Hotel (3 *)
Al Wasib – Wahiba Sand: Didiya Desert Camp
Bahla: Antique Inn (3 *)
Jebel Shams- Dar Hal Bayda: Hotel Shorfet (4 *)
Al Musannah – Barkà: Al Nahda Resort & SPA (4 *)
Dubai: Villa Rotana (4 *)
Departure MINIMUM 6 PARTICIPANTS
|In the indicated hotels||
In double room
|Motorcycle driver share in double room||€ 3,680|
|Quote Passenger in double room||€ 2,380|
|Suppl. Single||€ 640|
|Airport taxes subject to change||€ 360|
|Subscription fee||€ 65|
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