Multi-Day Tour

Highlights of Oman (8 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Muscat, Oman To Muscat, Oman

Valid for Departures: 14 Oct 2018 - 22 Dec 2019

Highlights of Oman (8 days)

Day 4

Ras al-Jinz/Wahiba Sands

Day 5

Wahiba Sands/Nizwá

Day 6

Nizwá to Al Hamra

Day 7

Al Hamra to Muscat


Day 1
Muscat, Oman
None None
Day 1 Muscat: Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Muscat, Oman
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 2 Muscat: Explore some of the highlights of the city including the Grand Mosque, the Bait Al Zubair Museum, and the historic souk in Muttrah, before heading to Old Muscat and the 16th century Al-Mirani & Al-Jelani forts. Included Activities: Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque Visit Bait Al Zubair Museum Visit Muttrah Souq Visit Old Muscat Fort Visits
Day 3
Muscat, Oman
None Breakfast
Day 3 Muscat/Ras al-Jinz: Leave Muscat behind and drive along the coast towards the picturesque Bimmah Sinkhole. Continue to Sur, renowned in the past for its dhow shipyards, before reaching Ras al-Jinz on the coast. After an early dinner, visit the turtle sanctuary, where green turtles come from thousands of kilometres away to lay eggs at night. Included Activities: Bimmah Sinkhole Sur Dhow Shipyards Turtle Sanctuary Visit Transport: 4x4 (2.45 hour(s), 246km)
Day 4
Ras al-Jinz/Wahiba Sands
None Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 Ras al-Jinz/Wahiba Sands: Drive towards Wadi Bani Khalid, a rocky oasis nestled in the East Hajar mountains filled with natural pools. Later, begin your desert adventure through the dunes towards your desert camp, just in time for a sunset. In the evening, enjoy some traditional music over dinner, around an open fire. Included Activities: Wadi Bani Khalid Omani Bedouin Desert Camp Experience Transport: 4x4 (1.00 hour(s), 80km) 4x4 (2.00 hour(s), 124km)
Day 5
Wahiba Sands/Nizwá
None Breakfast
Day 5 Wahiba Sands/Nizwá: Leaving the desert behind, we head towards Ibra and visit the impressive Jabrin castle. Continue towards Nizwá, stopping at the historic fortress of Bahla along the way. Included Activities: Jabrin Castle Bahla Fort Transport: 4x4 (1.50 hour(s), 161km) 4x4 (1.25 hour(s), 155km)
Day 6
Nizwá to Al Hamra
None Breakfast
Day 6 Nizwá to Al Hamra: Wake up early to take part in the Nizwá cattle market. Watch locals buy and trade the best livestock, from goats to cattle directly from the herders. Continue to the town of Al Hamra and visit the renowned mud houses of Misfat Al Abriyeen. Learn about the Falaj network, Oman's ancient water supply system. Included Activities: Nizwá Cattle Market Aflaj Irrigation Systems Mud Houses of Misfat Al Abriyeen Transport: 4x4 (0.75 hour(s), 50km)
Day 7
Al Hamra to Muscat
None Breakfast
Day 7 Al Hamra to Muscat: Explore Jebel Shams and take in view of Wadi Nakhr, otherwise known as the Grand Canyon of Oman. Drive through Wadi Bani Awf and take in the beauty of the steep mountain cliffs before reaching the end point ("Snake Point") of the gorge. Continue to Muscat. Transport: 4x4 (6.00 hour(s), 180km)
Day 8
Muscat, Oman
None Breakfast
Day 8 Muscat: Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day

Tour Features


Experiences have not been selected at this time


Oman remains one of the last great undiscovered parts of the Middle East. Here, ancient heritage melds beautifully with modern living. Overnight in the dramatic Wahiba Sands desert after visiting the Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve to observe the endangered species’ nesting process. Still looking for something off the beaten path? Visit Wadi Nakhr, also known as the Grand Canyon of Oman, to get even deeper into Oman’s ethereal beauty – natural and otherwise.

About Us

G Adventures is an adventure travel pioneer offering the widest selection of affordable small group tours, safaris and expeditions all over the world. Founded by entrepreneur owner Bruce Poon Tip in 1995 and powered by an international team of passionate change makers, G Adventures was the first adventure travel company to offer 100% guaranteed departures in 2013. With nearly 700 itineraries and 110,000 travelers each year, G Adventures' award-winning trips put travelers on a first-name basis with the planet’s people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife. For more information, please visit:

Insider Tip

Help make our world a little bit better, one adventure at a time.

Terms & Conditions

Terms, conditions and policies vary depending on tour. Details will be provided upon booking.

The trademarks VIRTUOSO, the Globe Swirl Logo and SPECIALISTS IN THE ART OF TRAVEL are registered trademarks of Virtuoso, Ltd. Virtuoso, Ltd. has a U.S. copyright registration for the Globe Swirl Logo, ©2000. All rights reserved. Virtuoso CST#2069091-50. California CST# 2069091; TA# 808 - Registered Iowa Travel Agency; Washington UBI # 601 554 183. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California.

Reviews and Recommendations for G Adventures Inc.


of 5

Virtuoso Verified Traveler

All reviews are from confirmed guests sharing exclusive insights

Sort reviews by

Great tour

By: Nick G

Reviewed on: 17 May 2016

Pitched as a tour for people who hate tours--right on target. Most intellectually engaging trip I've ever done. Great sights, fun people, interesting history, immersive experience.
Travel Advisor:  Samantha Collum

Santorini to Santorini

By: Sky

Reviewed on: 19 Jul 2017

Excellent. GAdventures always delivers.
Travel Advisor:  Taylor Gadaleta

Best of everything

By: KWLamb

Reviewed on: 31 Dec 2017

G Adventures combines the best cultural, scenic, culinary, and social experiences into one trip that leaves you feeling humbled, grateful, appreciative, and eager for more. Their organization and professionalism made traveling a breeze. Our trip left us feeling fulfilled, but it took me only a couple minutes with WiFi to start researching our next G Adventure.
Travel Advisor:  Marilyn Bennett


By: Tiff

Reviewed on: 14 Feb 2018

G Adventures tours are awesome!
Travel Advisor:  Lorraine Brunzlick

Iceland Adventures

By: Buffalo Girl

Reviewed on: 02 Mar 2018

So wonderful! We will take another G Adventures Tour!
Travel Advisor:  Tracey Shara