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Private Travel | General interest 11 Days & 10 Nights Lead-in price: £4695 Current prices from: £4695
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
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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 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 *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 Muscat - a GHM hotel
    The Chedi Muscat - a GHM hotel

    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. 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.

Luxury private tour extensions

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Dates & prices

OIS2021

Guideline Prices

Low season from £4695 per person

High season from £5995 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.

 
  • • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
    • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
    • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
    • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
    • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

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