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Private Travel | General interest 11 Days & 10 Nights Lead-in price: £4,975 Current prices from: £4,975
Discover Oman’s highlights while enjoying the comfort and superb facilities of luxury accommodation high in the mountains, deep in the desert and by the sea in Muscat. Snorkel in crystal-clear waters, drive through desert dunes in a 4x4, walk through the dramatic scenery of the Al Hajar mountains and relax in the tropical southern region of Dhofar.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Private full-day cruise to the Daymaniyat islands
  • Experience the excitement of Nizwa’s cattle market
  • Sleep under the stars in the desert
  • Spend three nights by a private beach in the tropical south
  • Enjoy the thrill of dune bashing in the desert

Khasab

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2373 2475 2781 3290 3799 39102 38100 38100 3799 3493 2984 2577
Min temp (C)(F) 1457 1457 1763 2272 2577 2882 3086 3086 2781 2373 1966 1661
Sunshine hours 8 8 8 9 10 11 9 9 10 10 9 8
Daylight hours 11 11 12 13 13 14 14 13 12 12 11 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 261 422 361 141 40 0 10 20 10 30 70 211
Rainy Days 4 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Humidity M H VH E E E E E VH VH H M
UV 5/M 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 8/VH 6/H 5/M
Sea temp (C)(F) 2475 2373 2373 2679 2984 3290 3391 3391 3290 3188 2882 2577

Musandam

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2068 2170 2475 2984 3391 3595 3697 3595 3391 3086 2679 2272
Min temp (C)(F) 1050 1152 1457 1864 2170 2475 2679 2577 2373 1966 1457 1152
Sunshine hours 8 8 8 9 10 11 10 10 10 10 9 8
Daylight hours 11 11 12 13 13 14 14 13 12 12 11 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 321 482 371 141 40 10 30 20 20 20 100 271
Rainy Days 3 4 6 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3
Humidity H VH VH E E E E E E VH H M
UV 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 6/H 5/M
Sea temp (C)(F) 2475 2373 2475 2679 2984 3290 3391 3391 3290 3086 2882 2577

Muscat

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Avg temp (C)(F) 2170 2272 2475 2984 3493 3595 3493 3290 3188 2984 2577 2272
Sunshine hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Daylight hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainfall (mm)(in) 10 10 40 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Rainy Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humidity
UV
Sea temp (C)(F)

Nizwa

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Avg temp (C)(F) 1864 2170 2577 2984 3391 3697 3493 3493 3290 2984 2475 2068
Sunshine hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Daylight hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainfall (mm)(in) 0 0 20 0 10 10 10 10 10 0 0 0
Rainy Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humidity
UV
Sea temp (C)(F)

Sur

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Avg temp (C)(F) 2272 2373 2679 3188 3595 3697 3493 3391 3290 3086 2679 2373
Sunshine hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Daylight hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainfall (mm)(in) 10 10 20 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Rainy Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humidity
UV
Sea temp (C)(F)
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Luxury Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Muscat

Fly to Muscat and transfer to the The Chedi for 3 nights. (N)

Day 1: Fly to Muscat

Fly to Muscat and transfer to the The Chedi for 3 nights. (N)

Day 2: Muscat

This morning take a private tour of Muscat including visits to the Royal Opera House, the fish market, Muttrah souk, Bait Al Zubair museum and the Grand Mosque. Photo stops will be made at Al Alam Palace and the forts of Mirani and Jalali. Afternoon at leisure. (B)

Day 3: Daymaniyat islands

Board your own private catamaran and sail north of Muscat towards the marine nature reserve of the Daymaniyat islands. Swim and snorkel in the clear waters with lunch served on board. Later, sail along the coastline to enjoy the sunset and return to your hotel. (B, L)

Day 4: Wadi Shab • Sur • Sharqiya Sands

Drive to the desert via the fishing village of Quriyat; a limestone crater filled with turquoise water; and Wadi Shab, a palm-fringed lagoon. After lunch at Sur, continue to Sharqiya Sands for Omani coffee in a Bedouin camp and experience dune bashing. Stay overnight at the Desert Nights Camp*. (B, L, D)

Day 5: Jabal Akhdar

Drive into the cooler climates of the Al Hajar mountains, stopping en route at an uninhabited village to explore its orchards and brick houses. Continue to the Alila Jabal Akhdar or Anantara Jabal Akhdar for a 3-night stay. Perched at 2,000 metres above sea level, these luxury resorts are a tranquil base from which to explore the area. (B)

Day 6: Nizwa

Early morning visit to Nizwa’s cattle market† before exploring the round fort and the souk. Continue to the 17th-century Jabrin fort and have lunch near to Jabal Shams, the highest peak in the mountains. Afternoon at leisure. (B, L)

Day 7: Jabal Akhdar

Day at leisure. Relax in the infinity pool, go for a gentle hike, take in the spectacular views and enjoy the spa facilities (payable locally). (B)

Day 8: Fly to Salalah

Transfer to Muscat airport and fly to Salalah. Transfer to Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara for 3 nights. (B)

Day 9-10: Salalah

Two days at leisure. Relax by the pool or wander along the private beach. Alternatively, book an excursion to experience some of the local sights like the frankincense trail, Bin Ali’s tomb, the lost city of Ubar or tropical farms. (B)

Day 11: Fly home via Muscat

Transfer to the airport for your flight home. (B)

Meal basis

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information

Transfer to Muscat airport and fly to Salalah. Transfer to Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara for 3 nights. (B)

*Accommodation in Sharqiya Sands:

Desert Nights Camp may be closed between June and August.

†Nizwa cattle market

The cattle market in Nizwa is on a Friday only and finishes around 11am.

Luxury tour

Featuring some of the most luxurious accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are based on the standard category, unless indicated otherwise.

Single supplement

Available on request.

Tailor-made travel:

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Luxury private tour accommodation

  • The Chedi
    The Chedi

    The Chedi Muscat, designed in traditional Omani architectural style, offers breathtaking views of the Gulf of Oman and the mountain ranges of Muscat. The hotel has a choice of modern rooms and private villas, offering access to two swimming pools, a water-garden, and a private stretch of beach. All 129 guest-rooms feature a mini-bar, individually controlled air-conditioning, satellite television, two independent telephone lines, international direct dial service, electronic safe, hair dryer and bathrobe. The main restaurant is located adjacent to the lobby lounge overlooking the water garden and offers contemporary Mediterranean and Asian cuisine served brasserie-style. There are also two poolside cabanas serving an extensive range of hot and cold snacks. Evening meals at the Chedi are served in 2 sittings at 1930 and 2130. The restaurant is very popular and we strongly recommended reserving a table in advance.

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  • Desert Night Camp
    Desert Night Camp

    The Desert Nights Camp site is set over 10 acres in the vast Sharqiya Sands desert. The camp has 30 luxurious air conditioned Bedouin style ‘tents’ with separate living room, en suite shower and toilet facilities. The camp has an air conditioned dining area or there is the option to eat 'al fresco'. A range of facilities are on offer for guests including camel rides through the desert.

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  • Alila Jabal Akhdar
    Alila Jabal Akhdar

    Set 2,000 metres above sea level, Alila Jabal Akhdar, which means 'the green mountain' in Arabic, is set in part of Oman's Al Hajar mountain range. Overlooking a dramatic gorge, the hotel is just a couple of hours' drive from Muscat. All suites and villas have outstanding views of the surrounding mountains, and are decorated with Omani-inspired furnishings. The restaurant serves international cuisine with Middle Eastern influences and the Alila Spa has Asian-inspired treatments that feature Omani fragrances. The region's rugged landscapes are a haven for lovers of nature and those seeking an escape from the desert heat. Features: 78 suites and villas, restaurant, lounge, outdoor heated infinity swimming pool, spa, gym, Wi-Fi. Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, minibar, tea & coffee facilities, balcony or terrace.

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  • Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara
    Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara

    Located between the beach and a freshwater lagoon, the Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara is the first hotel complex in Salalah with the option of villa accommodation. The Middle Eastern design philosophy throughout the hotel reflects Dhofar's rich heritage, inspired by the region's coastal fortresses. Rooms are luxurious and comfortable with decor that reflects the Omani style, offering beach, sea or garden views. The villas all have a private pool. The hotel is surrounded by palm tree-lined walkways, manicured gardens and serene water features that lead to a private beach. The hotel's dining options all offerf equisite Middle Eastern flavours, including barbecue and gourmet dishes as well as Asian specialities. Features: 40 rooms, 96 villas, 3 restaurants, bar, spa, hammam, kids club, beach club, outdoor swimming pool. Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, safe, minibar, hairdryer.

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Dates & prices

OIS2020

Guideline Prices

Low season from £4,975 per person

High season from £5,445 per person

 

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • • 5-star accommodation*
    • Flexible - extensions, room & flight upgrades available
    • International flights
    • Travel in air-conditioned vehicles
    • Experienced local guides
    • Guided sightseeing & entrance fees included

Destinations on this tour

    https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/middle-east/oman/muscat
  • Muscat

    Muscat enchants visitors in a way that no other city in the Gulf can even begi...

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  • https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/middle-east/oman/jabal-akhdar
  • Jabal Akhdar

    The area of Jabal Akhdar, meaning 'Green Mountain', forms part of the Al Hajar...

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  • https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/middle-east/oman/sharqiya-sands
  • Sharqiya Sands

    The spectacular landscape of Sharqiya Sands, home to the Bedu (Bedouin) and...

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  • https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/middle-east/oman/salalah
  • Salalah

    Salalah is the capital of Dhofar province, which is the southern region of the...

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