OMAN CUISINE & SAIL TOUR

Set sail on this perfect food lovers tour into the heartland of Omani produce.

Enquiry for OMAN CUISINE & SAIL TOUR

Your details:
Where are you from?
I'd like to start travelling on this date:
Who will be travelling:
  • + -
  • + -
  • + -
Tell us more about your trip

DAY 1MUSCAT

On arrival at the Muscat airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Muscat: Overnight at the Intercontinental Hotel or similar

DAY 2MUSCAT

A morning visit to the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque which was opened in 2001. Lunch will be in

Qantab, a local village with a cooking lesson from Omani ladies to let you discover the spices used in traditional recipes. Then you will visit the historical museum of Bait Al Zubair and the Al Alam palace of the Sultan. At this point you will be able to see two important forts of Oman: Al Mirani and Al Jalali fort These forts were built by the Portuguese in the 16th century during their existence in Muscat Continue to Muttrah souq, the oldest souq providing local Omani products.

Muscat: Overnight at the Intercontinental Hotel or similar

DAY 3MUSCAT

This morning you will transfer to Marina Bandar Al Rowdha and join the magnificent SY Azzura for an exhilarating sail and snorkel trip to Bandar Khairan to explore the coral reefs and sandy beaches. Lunch at a local restaurant and dinner at your hotel.

Muscat: Overnight at the Intercontinental Hotel or similar

DAY 4MUSCAT TO JEBEL AKHDAR

After breakfast this morning you will depart for Nizwa via Wadi Bani Awf, stopping enroute at a local honey farm where you will learn about the integral part of honey in Arabic cuisine. Reach Sahtan Bowl which is called also mandoo – The Chest of Oman because of its isolation. Enjoy local lunch on the way as you drive up the mountain of Jabal Akhdar – the Green Mountain. Dinner in your hotel.

Jebel Akhdar: Overnight at Alila Jabal Akhdar Resort or similar

DAY 5JEBEL AKHDAR

Following breakfast you will visit the villages at Jabal Akhdar Mountain and take a short trek to see a rose or pomegranate farm depending on season. After lunch at a local restaurant you will return to the resort to have time at leisure. Dinner in your hotel.

Jebel Akhdar: Overnight at Alila Jabal Akhdar Resort or similar

DAY 6JEBEL AKHDAR - NIZWA - MUSCAT

This morning you will travel to Nizwa to visit the local fort and souq that showcase many Omani handcrafts. After lunch at a local restaurant you will continue to Al Hamra one of the most atmospheric traditional towns and Misfat Al Abryeen a picturesque hillside village. Reaching Muscat late afternoon where you will enjoy dinner at your hotel.

Muscat: Overnight at the Intercontinental Hotel or similar

DAY 7MUSCAT

The tour ends after breakfast at the hotel.

ITINERARY INCLUDES

  • 6 nights accommodation in superior hotels
  • 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Transfers and transportation by 4WD vehicle with English-speaking guide/driver
  • Bottled water
  • Cooking lesson with Omani Spices
  • Sail and snorkelling including snorkel equipment
  • Entrance fees

NOTES

Vehicle Type: 4WD on tour and/or Sedan Car in Muscat
Touring Style: Private tour with your own dedicated Omani Guide/Driver