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    EXPLORE OMAN-08 Days Tour

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    Discover the Beauty of Oman with our Eight days Oman tour package covering all the major sights and places to visit in Oman.

    muscat to sur toursTour Name:Explore Oman-08 Days Tour

    Tour Details:

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    Duration: 08 days
    Tour Operator: Go Oman
    Tour Type: Group Tour

    Group Size:  4 person (Min)

    (Private Available upon request)

    Destinations: Muscat, Sur, Wahiba Sands, Nizwa, Wadi Bani Khalid, Wadi Tiwi, Jebel Shams, Jebel Akhdar, Wadi Bani Awf, Nakhal, Misfah, Al Hamra

    3* to 4* similar Hotel & Camp

    Half board

    (Breakfast and dinner are both included in the package price)

    Toyota Land Cruiser  4WD
    sur oman toursTour Overview:Discover the best of Oman with ease on this 8-days Sur Oman tours packages. Enjoy personalized guidance from our expert guide and customize the itinerary to suit your preferences. Travel comfortably in a four-wheel-drive vehicle, with all entry fees included. Relax in seven nights of accommodation with included breakfasts and dinners.
    wadi tiwi tourTour Highlights:
    • Grand Mosque Visit: Explore the stunning Grand Mosque, home to one of the world’s largest handmade Iranian carpets and Carara marble walls.
    • Muttrah Souk: Immerse yourself in the sights and scents of Muttrah Souk, where you can find local handicrafts, spices, and more.
    • Old Muscat: Explore Old Muscat and visit the Al Alam Palace, Portuguese forts, Jalali & Mirani, and soak in the rich history of the area.
    • Coastal Expedition from Muscat to Sur: Start your coastal journey from Muscat to Sur with breakfast in Muscat. Experience the beauty of Wadi Diqa and the Bamah crater, explore the captivating landscapes of Wadi Diqa, Wadi Tiwi, and Wadi Shab. Enjoy a leisurely lunch, relax on the shores of Fins beach, and delve into the charm of Sur’s old town and dhow shipyard. Culminate your day with a comfortable overnight stay in a 4-star hotel in Sur.
    • Wahiba Sands Adventure: Experience the thrill of the Wahiba Sands, including 4×4 dune bashing and a cultural visit to a Bedouin family.
    • Nizwa Exploration: Discover Nizwa’s vibrant souq, Nizwa Fort, and the charming Al Hamra Village.
    • Jebel Shams: Journey to Jebel Shams, the highest peak in Oman, and enjoy a scenic hike along the cliffs of the canyon.
    • Cultural Immersion: Connect with local Omanis, immerse yourself in their lifestyle, and enjoy the authentic flavors of Omani tea and dates at a welcoming Bedouin camp.
    • Natural Wonders: Explore stunning natural attractions like Wadi Bani Khalid, Wadi Tiwi, and Wadi Shab, with opportunities for swimming and relaxation.
    • Omani Cuisine: Savor delicious Omani cuisine with included breakfasts and dinners throughout the tour.
    • Customizable Itinerary: Enjoy the flexibility to tailor the itinerary to your interests and preferences for a personalized experience.
    • Entrance fees to all mentioned landmarks and museums.
    • Bottled water for your convenience.
    • Air-conditioned private transportation for a comfortable journey.
    • Pick-up and drop-off from Muscat Airport
    • An experienced Omani guide proficient in English and Arabic to enhance your experience.
    • Private transportation in a 4×4 Land Cruiser Car suitable for up to 4 adults.
    • 3 Complementary Dinners will be served on Camping Sight.
    • Lodging for a 7-night stay, featuring overnight accommodation with breakfast provided at the specified hotels.
    • Personal expenses, including souvenirs and extra meals not mentioned in the provided itinerary.
    • Gratuities for your guide and driver, which are at your discretion.
    • Travel insurance, including health and trip cancellation coverage.
    • Any additional activities or excursions beyond the outlined itinerary, as well as personal expenses for souvenirs and extra meals.
    • Visa fees or any required travel permits.
    • International airfare to and from Oman.
    • Any other expenses not explicitly mentioned as included in the tour package.
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    Terms & Conditions:

    Terms and Conditions:

    • Booking Confirmation: Your reservation stands confirmed upon the reception of full payment or a designated deposit as per the specified terms.
    • Payment: To secure your reservation, kindly make payment using the provided methods before the due date mentioned in your booking.
    • Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made 30 days or more before the tour start date: 100% refund.
    • Changes to Itinerary: We reserve the right to make changes to the itinerary due to unforeseen circumstances. We are committed to ensuring your satisfaction. If unforeseen circumstances arise, every effort will be made to provide suitable alternative arrangements of equivalent quality.
    • Travel Documents: It is your responsibility to ensure you have the necessary travel documents, including passports, visas, and permits.
    • Health and Safety: Ensuring your safety is our top priority. Follow all safety guidelines and instructions provided by your guide during the tour.
    • Insurance: We recommend purchasing travel insurance that covers health, trip cancellation, and other potential risks.
    • Liability: We are not liable for any loss, injury, or damage to property during the tour, unless caused by our negligence.
    • Age Restrictions: Some tours may have age restrictions. Please inquire before booking.
    • Complaints: Should any concerns arise during the tour, kindly notify your guide or tour leader promptly so that we can address and resolve the issue to your satisfaction.
    • Photography: Respect local photography regulations and privacy. Always ask for permission when photographing individuals.

    By making a reservation, you agree to comply with the specified terms and conditions. Please read them carefully, and if you have any questions or concerns, contact us before your tour begins.

    oman tours packagesPoints to Note for European Travelers:
    • Numerous flight options are accessible from major European cities to Muscat International Airport for convenient travel.
    • The best time to visit Oman is during the cooler months, from October to April. This offers pleasant weather (around 20-25°C) perfect for outdoor activities and escaping the European winter.
    • Indulge in the tantalizing flavors of Omani cuisine, rich with Middle Eastern influences, promising a delightful culinary journey tailored for European tastes.
    • Immerse yourself in Oman’s illustrious past, tracing its ancient maritime trade routes that connecting Europe with the Middle East.
    • Rest assured with access to top-tier healthcare facilities and a range of travel insurance options, ensuring a worry-free experience during your journey.
    • Due to favorable exchange rates, Oman presents an attractive economic opportunity for European travelers. The strong Euro and other major currencies currently hold a significant advantage in Oman, making it a budget-friendly destination when compared to other popular tourist locations. This translates into significant savings on travel experiences, allowing visitors to enjoy a wider range of activities and cultural immersion during their trip.

    Overview of Sur Oman

    Sur, a coastal town situated in the northeastern region of Oman, boasts pristine beaches, rugged mountains, and historical sites that attract travelers seeking a unique cultural experience.

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    Muscat to Sur Tours: A Timeless Voyage

    Embark on a journey from Muscat to Sur, where modernity meets Oman’s ancient legacy. Our Sur Oman tours offer an immersive experience, with stops at cultural landmarks that bring history to life. Let each step recount tales of the past, making your Muscat to Sur voyage a captivating chapter in your travel diary.

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    Wadi Bani Awf Oman: Nature’s Masterpiece


    • Natural beauty: Experience the stunning landscapes and geological formations of Wadi Bani Awf, showcasing nature’s artistic prowess.
    • Adventure opportunities: Enjoy thrilling adventures such as hiking, rock climbing, and off-road driving along the canyon’s winding trails.
    • Breathtaking vistas: Take in the panoramic views of the rugged terrain, deep gorges, and dramatic cliffs that define Wadi Bani Awf.
    • Hidden gems: Discover hidden oases, caves, and water pools tucked within the folds of the canyon, offering serene spots to unwind and explore.
    • Cultural encounters: Encounter local Bedouin communities and learn about their traditional way of life, adding a cultural dimension to your Wadi Bani Awf experience.

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    Top Attractions in Sur Oman: Top Places to Visit in Sur


    • Bimmah Sinkhole: The breathtaking Bimmah Sinkhole, also known as the “Hole of the Diver,” is a popular tourist attraction. This natural wonder formed by the collapse of limestone rocks and filled with turquoise-colored water, offering a serene spot for swimming and relaxation.
    • Wadi Shab: Wadi Shab, a picturesque valley with emerald pools and cascading waterfalls, provides a perfect setting for hiking, swimming, and exploring hidden caves, making it a must-visit destination for nature enthusiasts.
    • Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve: Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve is a sanctuary for endangered green turtles, offering visitors a rare opportunity to witness these majestic creatures nesting on the beach under the moonlight, an unforgettable experience for wildlife lovers.
    • Sur Maritime Museum: Explore the rich maritime history of Sur, showcasing traditional Omani boats and artifacts.
    • Al Ayjah Lighthouse: Iconic landmark offering panoramic views of the Sur coastline and the picturesque Al Ayjah island.
    • Sunaysilah Fort: Historic fortress dating back to the 18th century, providing insights into Sur’s past and offering scenic vistas.
    • Sur Corniche: Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Sur Corniche, a picturesque promenade lined with palm trees overlooking the Arabian Sea.
    • Dhow Factory: Witness traditional dhow boat-building techniques at Sur’s renowned shipyards, showcasing Oman’s maritime heritage.
    • Bilad Sur Castle: Visit the historic Bilad Sur Castle, a restored fortress that offers a glimpse into Sur’s architectural and cultural heritage.
    • Sur Beaches: Sur is home to some of the best beaches in Oman. Relax on the sandy shores of Sur’s pristine beaches, such as Qurum Beach and Al Mughsail Beach, perfect for sunbathing and water activities.
    • Traditional Omani Souq: Immerse yourself in Sur’s vibrant market scene, where you can shop for local handicrafts, spices, and souvenirs.

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    Activities to Enjoy in Sur Oman Tours: Sur Oman Things to Do

    Embarking on Sur Oman tours opens doors to a world where pristine beaches, historic treasures, and natural wonders converge. From the iconic Wadi Bani Awf to the sun-kissed Sur Beach, each location paints a unique stroke on the canvas of your travel memoir.

    • Dhow Cruises: Embark on a traditional dhow cruise along the Omani coastline, marveling at the stunning vistas of the sea and the rugged cliffs, while enjoying the warm hospitality and delicious cuisine on board.
    • Dune Bashing in the Desert: Experience the thrill of dune bashing in the expansive desert of Sur Oman, as skilled drivers take you on an adrenaline-pumping ride over golden sands, creating unforgettable memories for adventure seekers.
    • Snorkeling and Diving: Explore the vibrant marine life of Sur Oman by snorkeling or diving in crystal-clear waters teeming with colorful reefs, exotic fish, and even the chance to encounter sea turtles and dolphins in their natural habitat.

    Cultural Experiences in Sur Oman: Sur Oman Attractions


    • Sur Maritime Museum: Immerse yourself in the maritime history of Sur Oman at the Sur Maritime Museum, where exhibits showcase the town’s seafaring legacy, traditional wooden boats, and artifacts related to fishing and pearl diving.
    • Visit to Traditional Omani Villages: Take a cultural tour of traditional Omani villages near Sur, meeting friendly locals, exploring ancient forts, and savoring authentic Omani cuisine, offering a glimpse into the rich heritage and customs of the region.
    • Sampling Omani Cuisine: Indulge in the flavors of Omani cuisine with traditional dishes like grilled meats, fragrant rice, and flavorful spices, while sipping on refreshing Omani coffee or cooling off with a sweet date dessert, a culinary delight for food enthusiasts.

    Planning Your Sur Oman Tour 


    • Best Time to Visit Sur Oman: The best time to visit Sur Oman is between October and April when the weather is pleasant, and outdoor activities are in full swing, allowing visitors to make the most of their travel experience in Sur Oman.
    • Accommodation Options in Sur Oman: Sur Oman offers a range of accommodation options from luxury beach resorts to cozy guesthouses, allowing travelers to choose the perfect stay that suits their preferences and budget, ensuring a comfortable and memorable visit.
    • Tour Packages and Itineraries: Go Oman, tour operator offers customized tour packages and itineraries for Sur Oman, catering to different interests and travel styles, ensuring a well-planned and hassle-free journey through the wonders of Sur Oman.

    Expert Advice and Guidance


    • Visit during cooler months (October to April) for comfortable temperatures.
    • Check weather forecasts, especially for wadi and coastal visits.
    • Wear lightweight, breathable, and modest clothing.
    • Bring a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen for sun protection.
    • Wear comfortable walking shoes or hiking boots.
    • Carry plenty of water and light snacks for hydration and energy.
    • Pack swimwear, a towel, water shoes, and a waterproof bag for swimming.
    • Follow tour guide instructions, especially in natural areas.
    • Be cautious of slippery rocks and uneven terrain.
    • Ask permission before photographing local people.
    • Respect local customs and traditions, particularly in rural areas.
    • Consider hiring a local guide or joining a tour for easier navigation.
    • Book reservations in advance during peak seasons.
    • Carry a basic first aid kit and personal medications.
    • Be aware of surroundings and avoid heat exhaustion.
    • Mobile phone coverage may be limited in remote areas.

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    Statistics Snapshot:


    Over 95% of travelers rate our Sur Oman tours as ‘Excellent’ for overall satisfaction.

    Wadi Bani Awf tour boasts a 85% return rate, attesting to its popularity among adventure enthusiasts.

    Sur Turtle Beach is home to more than 500 turtle nests annually, offering a unique natural spectacle.

    Closing Speech

    Sur Oman Tours offer a unique blend of natural beauty, cultural experiences, and exciting activities. From exploring stunning sinkholes and caves to snorkeling in crystal-clear waters, Sur Oman has something for every traveler. With a rich history and welcoming locals, it is a destination worth exploring.

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    Book Your Sur Adventure Today

    Don’t miss out on the opportunity to experience the magic of Sur, Oman, with our unrivaled holiday packages. Contact us today to book your adventure and embark on a journey that promises unforgettable memories. Your Sur adventure awaits – let the exploration begin.


    Frequently Asked Questions on Explore Oman-08 Days Tour

    • How long do Sur Oman Tours typically last?
      The duration of Sur Oman Tours can vary, ranging from half-day excursions to multi-day adventures. Some tours may also be customized based on the preferences of the participants.
    • What can I expect to see on a Sur Oman Tour?
      Depending on the itinerary, Sur Oman Tours may include visits to attractions such as the Sur Maritime Museum, Al Ayjah Lighthouse, Sunaysilah Fort, Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve, and scenic beaches.
    • Are Sur Oman Tours suitable for all ages?
      Sur Oman Tours can be tailored to accommodate participants of all ages and fitness levels. However, certain activities may have age or health restrictions, so it's essential to check with the tour operator beforehand.
    • What activities are included in Sur Oman Tours?
      Activities commonly included in Sur Oman Tours are sightseeing, cultural experiences, hiking, swimming, and exploring traditional villages. Some tours may also offer opportunities for snorkeling, diving, or boat trips.
    • Is transportation provided on Sur Oman Tours?
      Yes, transportation is typically provided as part of Sur Oman Tours. This may include air-conditioned vehicles, four-wheel-drive vehicles for off-road excursions, or boat transfers for coastal tours.
    • How do I book a Sur Oman Tour?
      Sur Oman Tours can be booked through tour operators, travel agencies, or online platforms. It's recommended to book in advance, especially during peak tourist seasons, to secure your preferred dates and itinerary.
    • What is the best way to get to Sur Oman?
      The most common way to reach Sur Oman is by road. You can drive from Muscat, which takes approximately 2.5 to 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus or hire a private car/taxi.
    • Are Sur Oman Tours suitable for families with children?
      Yes, Sur Oman Tours can be suitable for families with children. Many tours offer family-friendly activities such as sightseeing, beach visits, and cultural experiences. It's essential to check with the tour operator for age-appropriate activities.
    • What should I pack for a trip to Sur Oman?
      Pack lightweight, breathable clothing suitable for hot weather, swimwear, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, comfortable shoes, water bottle, camera, personal medications, and necessities. If camping or hiking, bring camping gear, insect repellent, and a flashlight.
    • Are meals included in Sur Oman Tours?
      Meal inclusions vary depending on the tour package. Some tours provide breakfasts, lunches, and dinners, while others offer only snacks or refreshments. It's crucial to confirm meal details with the tour operator before making a reservation.


    • You will arrive at the Muscat International Airport. Welcome to Oman.
    • Upon arrival you will be greeted by one of our friendly & efficient representative cum chauffeur who will assist you to take to your hotel where you have the day to spend at your leisure.
    • Overnight stay at 3*/4* Hotel in the capital, Muscat.
    • Pick up after breakfast. Upon your arrival today, you will be greeted by your guide who will provide a detailed briefing about your upcoming tour.
    • You will be touring the capital city-Muscat, halting by picturesque locations and places of interest.
    • You will finish the tour by dawn and travel back to the resort for an overnight.
    • Overnight stay at 3*/4* Hotel in Muscat.
    • After breakfast at the hotel, you will depart on an exciting 4wd journey through the mountains.
    • Your first stop will be Wadi Bani Khalid, one of Oman’s most fascinating wadis. The wadi has a natural pool with clear deep blue water. Packed Picnic lunch box or lunch at local restaurant is included on here.
    • After a satisfying lunch, your journey continues to Wahiba Sands, renowned for its kaleidoscope of sands ranging from black to honey-golden and even white. In the heart of this golden expanse, amidst the ever-shifting dunes, awaits the Arabian Oryx Camp. Here, you'll be embraced by the genuine warmth and kindness of Omani hospitality, ensuring a truly welcoming experience.
    • After settling into the camp you will be offered the amazing experience of dune bashing, with a spectacular view of the sunset. Picture yourself relishing the delightful taste of Arabic cuisine, surrounded by live entertainment under a starlit sky beside a warm campfire. It's not just a meal; it's a heartwarming experience you'll cherish forever.
    • Overnight stay at Desert Camp.
    • Start your day with an early breakfast at the desert camp, followed by an exhilarating 4WD journey through the desert.
    • Explore a local Bedouin house, where you'll have the opportunity to savor Omani coffee and dates, immersing yourself in the authentic flavors and traditions of the region. You will enjoy their traditional styles of hospitality.
    • Next you will depart for Jebel Akhdar which also known as Green Mountain. During our journey, a delightful stop awaits at Birkat Al Mauz. Take a leisurely walk amidst the picturesque palm plantation, nestled at the foot of Green Mountain, creating a serene and captivating moment.
    • After then, we will start ascending journey to Jebel Akhdar Mountains. This mountain offers discovery and adventure. As we traverse this scenic route, be ready to be awestruck by nature's majestic display—towering peaks, deep canyons, and terraced landscapes adorning the steep mountain slopes. It's a visual symphony of primordial beauty that will leave an indelible mark on your soul.
    • After then you will travel back to Nizwa for Overnight stay.
    • Overnight stay in Hotel in Nizwa-Traditional Hotel
    • After breakfast and check-out from hotel. We will start our journey to cultural capital Nizwa.
    • Your first stop will be at the spectacular Nizwa Fort with its massive Circular Cannon Tower, one of the most impressive forts in Oman. As a living testament to history, the fort, now a museum, grants visitors splendid panoramic views of the ancient town and the majestic mountains that embrace it.
    • Our journey then leads us to the lively Nizwa traditional Souq, a bustling hub where the vibrant atmosphere blends with the opportunity to acquire authentic handicrafts and souvenirs, creating lasting memories of your cultural exploration.
    • Your Next stop will be, Misfat Al Abriyeen, to see a picturesque village strapped on to the side of a mountain.
    • You will then proceed to Al Hamra, The oldest villages in Oman with clay houses dating back up to 400 years.
    • After a satisfying lunch, your adventure extends to the summit of Jebel Shams, also known as the 'Sun Mountain.' Standing tall at 3009 meters, it's Oman's highest peak. Prepare for an awe-inspiring journey to the pinnacle, where breathtaking vistas await, offering a spectacular panorama of the surrounding landscapes.
    • Overnight stay at Jebel Shams.
    • Pick up 9.00 a.m.  You will depart your hotel and proceed towards, Wadi Bani Awf taking a stunning and exhilarating trip over the mountains.
    • Deep in Oman’s countryside are many villages that still retain their traditional charm.
    • Later we drive along the Nakhal Fort. This 17th Century Fort has some stunning views from the battlements. Capture the essence of Nakhl Fort with a photo stop, situated majestically on a rocky outcrop (please note: closed for renovation).
    • Following an enriching cultural day, our journey continues as we head back towards Muscat.
    • After the tour concludes, we'll ensure a convenient drop-off at your hotel, concluding a day filled with cultural exploration and scenic delights.
    • Overnight stay at 4* Hotel in Muscat.
    • Pick up by 09.00 a.m. You will depart from hotel & you will be met by our guide and the tour starts with a visit of the beautiful Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the Middle East, standing in stately grandeur. Exploring this exquisite piece of architecture is a must for all tourists.
    • The Al Alam Palace welcomes visitors daily except on Fridays and holidays. Don't miss the opportunity to witness the grandeur and history encapsulated within. Dress code – For our visit, it's advised that women wear attire covering their arms and legs, and a headscarf is recommended. Men should opt for a regular shirt and trousers.
    • Afterward, we'll proceed to the Fish and Vegetable markets in Muttrah, where the vibrant local culture comes to life. Feel free to mingle with the crowd.
    • Explore the Muttrah Souq, a vibrant marketplace where the charm of old and new seamlessly blends, offering a unique and diverse shopping experience. Sights, sounds and fragrances are in abundance.
    • Continuing our journey, we pass by the scenic Corniche and reach the capital area. Our next highlight is a photo stop at the magnificent Al Alam Palace, the residence of His Majesty Sultan Haitham, flanked by the historic 16th-century Portuguese forts of Jalali and Mirani—a captivating blend of modern and ancient architectural wonders.
    • You visit Bait Al Zubair Museum for a fine display of Omani culture and history. End of tour and returning back to the hotel.
    • Overnight stay at 3*/4* Hotel in Muscat.
    • After amazing days tour its time for departure. Our representative will drop you at Muscat international airport for departure.
    • We hope you enjoyed your time in Oman and will let us host you when you return for more.

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