|Package Per Person – US Dollar|
|Number of Pax||10 pax||15 pax||20 pax||25 pax||30 pax||35 pax|
The United Arab Emirates, located in the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, is one of the fast growing tourist destinations in the world. Sun, sand and seas have helped to attract tourists over the years, but it is UAE's matchless shopping, splendid resorts, first-rate restaurants, remarkable events, fascinating culture and a safe and hospitable environment that appeal the visitors back time and time again.
|Applicable for||10 – 35 pax|
|Travel Period||October 2017 – April 2018|
|Hotels in Oman||As per the itinerary|
|Hotel in UAE: (Similar Hotels)
|Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet – 4*
Hilton Beach Resort Ras Al Khaimah – 5*
Crown Plaza Yas Island – 4*
Oman's history tells stories of heroism, courage, wisdom, patriotism, love and devotion to homeland. This brings us closer to understanding the richness of the Omani cultural experience which has contributed to the building of modern Oman. Oman’s strategic location has played a major role in many campaigns and regional conflicts in this region.
Arrive at Muscat International Airport. Meet and assisted by the German speaking guide and transfer by private air-conditioned vehicle to your hotel in Muscat. This short drive to your hotel would provide you the first impressions of a clean and green capital. During the drive our driver/guide would enlighten you with some basic facts about the Muscat and Oman in general. Check in to your hotel for overnight.
Explore Muscat, the clean capital city. A unique blend of the ancient & the modern, Muscat is a beautiful clean city, which lies in the middle of a maze of brown pleated mountains, lulled by the Arabian Sea. The city has undergone dramatic development in the past two or three decades, however it has never lost its pride in its heritage & culture. Your tour includes visit the Bait Al Zubair Museum. With the variety of exhibits, modern display methods and information provided, the museum serves as a real window on Oman’s rich heritage and culture. A photo stop at the magnificent Al Aalam Palace (the official residence of Sultan Qaboos) flanked by the twin Portuguese forts of Mirani & Jalali. Finally you would explore the enchanting Muttrah souq with its narrow covered alleys where the exotic smells of mounds of spices, coffees, ancient remedies and enticing perfumes fill the air.
Qalhat, is one of the oldest towns and seaports in Oman, however, only the remnants of the city walls remain here today. Photo stop at the ruins of the tomb of the holy lady, Bibi Miriam, which stands high up on the cliff top. Continue your drive and stop at the white sandy Fins beach for photos. Wadi Shaab is a wadi between cliffs and normally has water. Not far away is another picturesque wadi- Wadi Tiwi. A walk through the narrow roads leads you to lush plantations and pools with clear water.
Wadi Bani Khalid has several beautiful mountain formations and landscapes. The walk to the pools of Wadi Bani Khalid is quite interesting, along the falaj (small irrigation canals) and past mango trees and other crops. Farmers in the area, despite the rough terrains, have managed to cultivate land at the foothills of the mountains by using the water streams to irrigate the crops. The dunes rise above 100-150 meters in different shades of colour and shifting sands, is the perfect place for both the romantic and the adventurous. A roller-coaster ride over the dunes would a thrilling fun especially for those who are first time visitors to the desert
Nizwa was a seat of learning and the birthplace of Islam in Oman. Forts and castles are Oman's most striking cultural landmarks and together with its towers and city walls, they have historically been used as defensive bastions or look-out points. It is estimated that there are over 500 forts, castles and towers in Oman. Your visit today would include one of them, which are more remarkable & striking in their architecture & style. Nizwa is popular for the interesting cattle auction, which takes place on every Friday. Visit of the Nizwa fort and the Nizwa souq. The 17th century round fort and the souq famous for intricate silver jewelry are the major attractions of Nizwa. Built on a solid base of rock, the huge tower was designed to withstand the vibrations of 24 cannons.
Bahla Fort, is a UN World heritage Site also famous for its handmade pottery, was the centre of Ibadism (a branch of Islam), on which the ancient Omani Imamates were based and whose influence can be traced across Arabia, Africa and beyond. Built as a defensive stronghold, the Jabreen is perhaps the finest of Omani castles. The castle has dungeons, passages, rooms and ceilings decorated with fine carvings & paintings. This castle is distinguished by the inscriptions and frescoes that adorn its rooms. The castle’s ceilings are decorated with paintings and Islamic-era style inscriptions, and its doors are beautifully carved.
Ras Al Khaimah is a unique destination for visitors which boast of beautiful mountains, red sandy desert and lush green plains along with a series of creeks and lagoons. It has a rich heritage dating back 5,000 years, which manifests in numerous historical sites, forts and abandoned villages. The Emirati culture is omnipresent in Ras Al Khaimah and you will be welcomed with the warm Arabic hospitality wherever you go. Located just 45 minutes from the Dubai International Airport and being well connected by Airport and the National Highway, Ras Al Khaimah enables easy stopovers as well as extended holidays. With its splendid natural treasures and recreational choices, Ras Al Khaimah is a picture-perfect leisure destination that is a must for travelers, looking for the real essence of Arabia.
Ras Al Khaimah has been the site of human habitation for several millennia and its indigenous cultural traits portray the real flavor of Arabia. Ras Al Khaimah’s culture is rooted in a long tradition of literary work, camel races, falconry, traditional artwork, fishing, pearl farming and the cultural exchange brought about by trade routes. The local museums and forts provide visitors with a glimpse of the emirate’s cultural life, history and heritage. The people of Ras Al Khaimah are welcoming and friendly.
Visit Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque ♦ Grand Mosque is one the world’s largest mosques, with a capacity for an astonishing 40,000 worshippers ♦ Mosque is open from 0900 hrs to 2200 hrs every day except on Friday from 1630 hrs to 2200 hrs ♦ Islamic Dress Code to be followed to visit the Grand Mosque ♦ After the mosque visit, enjoy a drive through the Palace areas (no photo stops are allowed) ♦ Enjoy a photo stop at Emirates Palace area ♦ Optional Lunch at chosen Restaurant in Abu Dhabi ♦ Photo Stop at Corniche Area ♦ Visit Heritage Village.
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