- Travel Info
The Sultanate of Oman has the most dramatic sections of the Al Hajar mountains which run the length of Oman’s northern coastline, rising above the blue waters of the Gulf to a height of 3000 meters. Starting amongst the Western Hajar Mountains, we follow rugged trails between picturesque mountain villages, each with its groves of date palms and intricately terraced fields. We visit the high point of Oman at Jabal Shams and enjoy far-reaching views across a landscape of jagged ridge-lines and intervening canyons. A night in a comfortable hotel at the former capital of Nizwa, with time to explore the town’s forts and market Our well-paced desert exploration crosses unbroken dunes, some of them up to 100m high. When the sun is high we stop to enjoy the tranquillity of the desert environment before following ancient trading routes to our desert camps and enjoy hot sweet tea the Omani way before we complete – which ends conveniently at a camp on the beach.
We have different programs and each program has a name; first of all ”private Majan Views “ Trip for Adventure more walk-in Mountain and visit a lot of places in Oman Start from Muscat North to Nakhal Town. Then, Drive to Off-Road to see the beautiful green mountain village in Bilad Sait and continue to Jebal Shams for cold overnight. Then we walk in Grand Canyon, after that, we drive down to wadi Tanuf before drive up to Jabal Akhdar stay for two nights. Nizwa old capital you will see Craft souq and animal market after that drive to the desert. You see turtles laying their eggs on the beach.
5 nights hotels, 5 nights camping,
MEAL PLAN: All breakfasts 10 lunches and 9 dinners included
Day 1 : Arrive in Muscat
Arrive in Muscat at the hotel in Muscat. Majan Views package services begin with the transfer to the hotel. This transfer is normally evening and a representative of our local guide will accompany the group on a short journey to the hotel. If you are arriving before this time, please note there will be a meeting point in the hotel.
Meals included: Lunch, dinner (L, D)
Day 2 : MUSCAT City Tour – Hotel
At 8:00 Am, you will be picked up from the hotel and taken by our guide for a tour of the Grand Mosque. (Women must wear headscarf which covers the hairline and neck and a long sleeve top and trousers which covers the ankles. Men also must dress respectfully wearing long trousers and top). After the mosque our guide will take us to the Sultan’s Palace after which we will walk to Bait al Zubair museum then onto Kalbou Park for a picnic lunch, Then we walk along the corniche back to the hotel around 3:00 pm and have some time to relax before dinner at the hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast ,Lunch, dinner (B,L, D)
Day 3 : Muscat – to – Jebal Shams
At 08:00 AM we start our adventure leaving Muscat and heading to Nakhal where we will make a stop to view the
fort. We continue off-road through Wadi Bani Auf driving we park near the terraces and make a 30-minute walk through the georgette and into the beautiful green mountain village Bilad Sait. After picnic lunch continues our drive over the mountain and up to Jebal Shams for a night camping at 2000m. Meals included: Breakfast ,Lunch, dinner (B,L, D)
Day 4: Jebal Shams – Jebal Akhdar
This morning, after breakfast we will set off on the 4-hour ‘Balcony walk’ which leads us on an old donkey path around the rim of Oman’s Grand Canyon and to the abandoned village Sap Bani Khamis. The return journey back to the cars is along the same path and more stunning views over the canyon and the villages below.
Meals included: Breakfast ,Lunch, dinner (B,L, D)
Day 5 : Jebal Akhdar
After breakfast, we break camp and start our 4hour track across Oman’s beautiful ‘green mountain’ Jabal Akhdar. The walk starts from Jarira to the abandoned village of Bani Habib, where we will take lunch under the shade of walnut trees, after lunch we will meet the 4WD take an hour’s walk through the terracing and farms on the side of the mountain finish walk terracing we return to camp. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner (B, L, D)
Day 6 : Jebal Akhdar – to – Nizwa
This morning we walk to the edge of the mountain down through an abandoned village then through a cleft in the
mountain to a small village where are cars will be waiting to take us down to the old town of Nizwa, the old capital of
Oman. Check into our hotel, Dinner in the restaurant. Meals included: Breakfast ,Lunch, dinner (B,L, D)
Day 7: Nizwa city tour – Desert
After breakfast visit Old town Nizwa and fort and the souq lunch in the restaurant then drive to dunes (3hours) have a little Nap Mat a Bedouin family have Omani date’s coffee and ride a camel. Dinner: with Bedouin.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner (B, L, D)
Day 8 : Department Desert – to Turtle beach Resort
This early morning we walk in the dunes (2hours) after drive to Wadi bani Khalid have a picnic lunch then depart to Ras al Jinz for a night stay turtle beach Resort. After dinner at around 9:00pm we will depart to see turtles laying their eggs on the beach (NO Photo’s).we finishes around 11:00pm.drive back to Resort. Meals included: Breakfast ,Lunch, dinner (B,L, D)
Day 9 :Turtle beach Resort – to – White beach
At 8:00 departing to Sur stops to view the dhow making yards and explore the fish souk. We then continue to wadi Shab enjoy (45 minutes’ walk) and some swimming back the same way to the Parking .Then drive to camp at White beach. Meals included: Breakfast ,Lunch, dinner (B,L, D)
Day 10 : White beach – to – Muscat
Enjoy the sunrise from the Arabian see relax and swimming before we start breaking our camp to be ready back to Muscat check into our hotel. We will eat dinner in a restaurant. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner (B, L, D)
Day 10 : Hotel – to – Airport
Department To the AIRPORT .11:30 HRS
Meals included: Breakfast, (B)