Muscat is a city dominated by the Hajar mountain ranges and deserts. As the city quietly sits on the shores of the gulf of Oman, boasting a history, which dates backs to thousands of years. It is an amalgamation of high rises, glitzy shopping malls and historical attractions such as the 16th-century Portuguese forts, Al Jalali and Mirani. But amidst the modern development, the town still managed to retain its tradition architecture, which is visible while exploring the city, and in their modern architecture designs like the famous marble-clad Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Royal Opera House, Ruwi Mosque, Saeed bin Taimoor and Zawawi Mosque. With an abundance of museums, Muscat has emerged as a promising international tourism destination.
The western Hajar Mountain rules the landscapes offering various adventurous activities to indulge and enjoy in. These includes rock climbing, trekking, mountain cycling and more. The gulf of Oman’s soft sand beaches is incredible to stroll. Great city with its rich history making the place great for an unforgettable holiday. Tybros Holiday offers a range of customised holiday packages to Muscat.
A wide range of activities is available for the tourist ranging from visiting the historic and modern monuments, exploring rich culture and customs. Enjoy nature with a desert safari ride, and a trip to the Hajar Mountain enjoying hiking, rock climbing and more. The city has some of the finest museums and a modern opera house.
0800 Hrs: We depart by 4WD to Ras Al Junaiz via the scenic and rugged coastal route. This tour offers breath-taking glimpses of the blue waters of the Gulf of Oman offset by pristine white beaches. We drive past the fishing village of Quriyat. There is a good chance of spotting Flamingos and Eagles at an inland stream. Visit the picturesque Wadi Arabayeen with its deep pools of water set among the date palms. We then proceed to the Bimah sinkhole, a spectacular limestone crater with blue green water at the bottom. On clear sunny days while driving along the coast one might chance to see sharks in the deep blue waters or fleet footed Gazelles sprint across the landscape. Photo stop of the mausoleum of Bibi Miriam at Qalhat stands as testimony of a bygone era. As we continue from here the road winds through mountain terrain offering breath-taking glimpses of the blue waters of the ocean enroute. Check into the hotel.
1930 Hrs: We proceed to the Ras Al Jinz Scientific Centre where we are escorted to the beach by trained guides to watch the turtles coming into nest on the sands.Return to Resort Ras Al Hadd. Overnight stay at Resort Ras Al Hadd.