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Try omani traditional food with locals
Get ready for a heavenly journey to find the secrets of delicious Omani food. You will have the opportunity to learn more about Omani culture from a native's point of view This visit serves as a full meal, so come with an empty stomach! and enjoy the talk and story with us! This experience will be in one of the best local restaurants in the town or even on the beach if the guest wants to. To let the guest feel free to see the typical Omani way of eating! Note# we can provide free transportation if there are 2 people or above!
Trip to Ibra and Bidyah Sands
Starting the trip from Alsahwa tower. Meeting there and after that we will go to Ibra one of the most historical places in Oman , we will go to my grand grand father castle as we will have amazing historical perspective in that castle . After that we will go to have coffee in one of the historical houses in Ibra .. you will see local people there as you will have a great pictures .. after that we will go to bedyah sands one of the most amazing sands hills in Oman
Omani BBQ and Horseback Riding on Muscat beach
Join me for a lovely evening in one of the most beautiful beaches in Muscat and create memories that you will not forget. We will go on the beach with horses and will enjoy the sunset and good weather. We will also have a tasty Omani Food and BBQ on the beach after horse back riding. We will meet in front of Al Naseem Park @4:30 PM and I will drive you to the stable. We will go to the beach by horses until sunset. After that will go to Manuma beach and have our BBQ and drinks and will enjoy chatting with sound of sea waves. You can bring a swimming clothes if you would like to swim in the sea at night
Snorkeling with turtles at Daymaniat Island
I will meet you at Al seeb sea-port at 8AM. There we will start our trip to Daymaniat island . The boat trip will take around 1 hr and if we are lucky we will see Dolphins on our way. We will reach to the island on the First snorkeling point where you can see several sea creatures including the turtles and colorful fishes. We will visit 3 snorkeling points, each one has different amazing environment. Then we will go to the white sandy beach and enjoy amazing swimming, while you eating summer watermelon or enjoy your best drink. After finishing these activities we will come back to the city again at around 1 PM. - For transportation from your stay in Muscat to the port extra fees will be charge (please contact us) - Water, Juices and fruits will be provided. If you want other food or drinks please contact.
Authentic Walks around old Nizwa
Pickup time at 08:00 AM in the morning. I will pick you up at any location near Nizwa city before we start I will give you a piece of brief inform about the city history. We will then start our journey from the public square to the traditional market “Souq ” where we will see farmers selling their fresh products like dates and vegetables where I can communicate with locals to sell you best fruits and dates. The next thing is the Friday cattle market where you can see the live livestock auction and hold the small sheep before starting the auction. After finishing at the souq we will visit my favorite place Nizwa fort to see the beauty of Islamic architecture and to see the whole city from the top of the fort watch tour. We also have a photo stop for the traditional music folklore to watch and join the dance while trying some of the local Omani food. Last but not least, we will explore falaj Algantaq , which refers to water that runs through a channel dug in the earth. I will give you my personal recommendation for the best restaurants in the city to try Omani food Other things to note The pickup Time of this tour is at 08:00 AM, tour duration is 3.5 hours. Please be aware of the dress code. Transportation from Muscat to Nizwa is Not included.
Muscat life and culture
This experience will give the tourists an outstanding journey in Muscat city. Meeting point is provided accordingly as I can meet the tourist anywhere in Muscat. The journey begins from the location preferred by the visitor. The schedule of visits is very flexible and the tourist can choose the options he/she prefers. Generally, there are two pathways of the journey plan. The first path is heading towards the east of the city to discover the historical areas. The most attractive landmarks in the city are as following: - Muttrah Heritage Market - Muttrah Corniche - Al-Alam Palace - Visiting a cafe to eat Omani meals, which is (Karak tea with milk and sugar + Omani bread + cheese + Omani chips) - Royal Opera House The second path is heading towards the west of the city to discover the ancient and modern Omani village and get to know the Omani society closely, vis visiting the following: - Al-Khoud village - the city life - the Seeb market - a cafe to eat Omani meals, which is (Karak tea with milk and sugar + Omani bread + cheese + Omani chips) - a Mosque - Al-Seeb Beach This trip is a comprehensive and brief glimpse of the most important features of the capital city, Muscat, besides the social aspects of the city. Through the journey, I describe the cultural and social fabric of Oman.
Wadi Shab and Bimmah Day Tour
Discover the incredible oasis of Wadi Shab - one of the last places in Oman where you can chill in fresh blue water surrounded by mountains. Enjoy a rewarding full-day experience as you explore this spectacular waterfall in a cave. Start the tour with pick up from your hotel in Muscat. Hop into an air-conditioned vehicle and set off on a 2-hour scenic drive through the otherworldly landscapes of Oman. Along the route, stop at a local coffee shop to try an energizing Omani tea. When you arrive at your destination, hidden away in the canyon of the dry river Wadi-Shab, take a very quick boat ride to the other side of the bank. From here, embark on your 40-minute hike. During the walk, experience the awesome power of nature which has forged the rock formations of this impressive canyon. Observe how the local farmers live and work, maintaining their crops in rough, rocky lands using the old irrigation system as their water supply. Be sure to bring along your waterproof cameras and shoes so that when you reach the lake you can snap some photos and walk around through the magnificent site. Admire the cascade of the waterfall and take a refreshing dip in the beautiful blue water to cool off from the heat. On the way back, stop to see a beautiful lake located in the Bimmah Sinkhole. Finally, return to the vehicle and begin the drive back to Muscat where you will be dropped off at Hotel
Bimmah sinkhole and wadi shab
Join us on wadi Shab, you can be picked up where are staying around Muscat, through driving between the mountains and old village, passing sinkhole and take beautiful photos and listening the two stories behind the sinkhole. the next stop will be wadi shab, it is one of the most wadis in Oman. the water has carved its way through the rock over centuries, creating deep gorges and fresh water pools. from the parking lot starts a 45-minutes hike along the wadi until reaching the deep aquamarine pools at the back of the valley. please be aware that you will have walk through the water towards the end of hike, so appropriate footwear is recommended. you will enjoy an afternoon of swimming in the pools. Final thing we will do in our way back is stop in coffee shop for karak tea or coffee before reaching muscat
Discover the beauty of Muscat with me
Well, first of all, for me as an Omani, the first thing would be welcoming the guest in the Omani way.. By knowing each other we would start the program with a couple of visits to a different places around Muscat.. These places would like The Grand Mosque, Royal Opera house, Old souq (Muttrah) and there is is some other interesting places that we could visit such as the museums, palaces, forts and old castles.. Other things to note The only thing I would like to mention is, When we visit the Grand Mosque all guests must be dressed with a long dresses and well covered.. And for visiting all the other places, guests has the freedom to dress as they want !!
Refresh in Wadi shap and Bimah sink hole
We will meet you in muscat where you stay. Then we will drive through the north coast road with amazing views of different beaches. We will reach to Wadi shab enterance after around 1.5 hrs driving. We will take a boat to cross the river the view is so stunning qt that point. After the boat we will start hiking for 2 km , between the local farms and amazing views of the wadi. Until we reach to the start of the swimming place. We will start swming between pools until we reach the the amazing cave enerance, you will enter the cave swimming and you will end with majecal pools where you will take alot of memories, the veiw and the place cant be forgotten its just amazing After the cave we will back between the farms and take omani coffee with dates Then we will hike back to the boat area and then back to the car Then we will visit the bimah sink hole also you can swimm there Or you can enjoy one of the white sandy beachs which is famous in that area Before sunset we will drive back to muscat taking with us amazing memories which cant be forgotten
Khasab Musandam Full Day Dhow Cruise
Full Day Dhow Cruise (10 Am to 4 pm) Secure your place in advance to save time while in Oman. Join our Full-day Khasab dhow cruise to explore the historical Telegraph Island and view of breath-taking Musandam Fjords in a traditional Omani Dhow. Sail in the azure waters witnessing the stunning Fjords, Go cruising into the fjords and discover the neighboring fishing villages. Snorkeling and swimming in the clear waters are exciting and watch jumping dolphins on your way. Fishing villages like Nadifi, Qanah, Maqlab, Sham and Seebi, in the backdrop picturesque mountains with serene remote white sand beaches. Dolphin is natural phenomenon during the cruise and you will be impressed with their hopping, Naturally!!! In the historical Telegraphic Island we anchor you for snorkeling and swimming activities. You will be overwhelmed to see yourselves in a natural aquarium. Proceed to Seebi Island, unwind and rejuvenate with yourselves. To add to your appetite enjoy a delicious traditional lunch with the choice of the day. Tour Highlights • Full Day Dhow Cruise • Sail among Fjords • Dolphin watching • Telegraphic Island Visit • Snorkeling • Swimming • Discover the Fishing Villages • Seebi Island Visit • Soft Drinks & Water • Fresh Fruits • Buffet Lunch • Tea & Coffee • Snorkeling Kits • Life Jacket • Towels • Dhow has the facility for toilet and dress changing room
Wadi Shab Adventure
Begin the day early morning heading outside Muscat. First stop will be the Sink hole (a big hole made by a meteor fell and hit the ground). Then we drive along the white beach until we get to Wadi shab. 45 minutes of hiking between the mountains until we get to the swimming pools where you can swim in blue, clear and fresh water. After relaxing you may have lunch there or we head back to the city for lunch at a local restaurant. Finally we drive back to Muscat or we continue to Sur city for the next day tour. #Note; A minimum of two people are required for this tour.
Nizwa & Al Hamra Guided Historical Tour
This shared historical and cultural tour gives an insight into Omani life. Visit the impressive Nizwa Fort, haggle a bargain at the local souq and end the day seeing a traditional village. The tour starts with a spectacular drive through the Hajar Mountains via Fanjah for photo stop. Then, you'll arrive into Nizwa City to see the Nizwa Fort — the most attended monument of Oman. Next up is a visit Nizwa souq, the market where you can buy traditional knives, pots and other unique items. Al Hamra with Bait Al Safah museum where we get to experience how the locals create a lifestyle in the older times.
Historical city of Nizwa
We drive towards Nizwa (the former capital city of Oman and home of history). Visiting Nizwa fort, castle and the markets surrounding where you can browse and purchase souvenirs, Omani dates and sweet. Then head to the oasis of birkat al mouz, a village which has falaj al khatmin( one of the irrigation system was added to the UNESCO world heritage site ). After that you will have the option whether we drive up to jabal al akhdar( green mountain) or go to Misfah al abryeen the unique old village which was built into the mountains. #Notes: × A minimum of two people are required for this tour. × There is an entrance fee to Nizwa fort of $13 each.