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With visits to family in Jordan amongst my first travel experiences it’s no surprise that I’ve become fascinated by the history, culture, and vibrant local lifestyles of the Middle East. The combination of my passion for the region, and a decade plus working in the travel industry means I’m perfectly placed to curate your Middle East adventure.
Middle East Specialist
- from $1,341 PP
- 4 Nights
- Mar - Apr & Sep - Nov
- 7.5 hours from London / 14 hours New York
Enjoy a mesmerizing 5-day exploration of Oman’s Musandam Peninsula, starting from Dubai Airport. Transfer to Khasab, where you’ll settle into your accommodation and prepare for an extraordinary journey. Immerse yourself in Khasab’s charm and hospitality, exploring its natural beauty and cultural heritage. Enjoy a thrilling full-day Mountain Safari, visiting Jebel Harim for panoramic views and a radar station. Experience a 4×4 adventure to 6000 feet, discovering stone-built houses and ancient petroglyphs in the Rawdah Bowl and Sayah village. Capture stunning photos from the Khawr Najid viewpoint. Embark on a Dhow Cruise, exploring fjords and snorkeling near Telegraph Island and Seebi Island. Relax or savor Omani cuisine in Khasab. Take a captivating Half Day City Tour, visiting Khasab Fort, old and new souks, and ancient rock carvings in Wadi Qadah and Tawi village.
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- 4 nights in 4 or 5 star hotel accommodation
- Private transfers throughout, with a English-speaking driver
- Daily breakfasts plus other meals as per itinerary
- Khasab City Tour
- Dhow Fjord Cruise
- Personalized itinerary that can be modified to suit your preferences
- 24/7 support from our dedicated staff
Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1 Arrival into Dubai Airport and transfer to Khasab
Your mesmerizing exploration of Oman’s Musandam Peninsula begins on arrival at Dubai Airport, where our friendly representative will warmly welcome you at the General Arrival Hall and transfer you to the captivating city of Khasab. Prepare to be enchanted as you settle into your hotel and get ready for an extraordinary journey filled with awe-inspiring landscapes and captivating adventures. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy at your leisure. Whether you choose to venture out and discover the breathtaking surroundings or simply unwind and relax at your hotel, you are sure to be captivated by the wonders that await you in Khasab.
Day 2 Khasab: Musandam Mountain Safari
Today your driver will meet you in your hotel’s lobby, and you will enjoy an exhilarating full-day Mountain Safari. Your first stop will be at Jebel Harim, Musandam’s highest peak, standing 2000 meters above sea level. Named after women seeking refuge from pirates and rival tribes, it offers stunning panoramic views and houses a radar station monitoring the Straits of Hormuz. Traveling along a winding road with sensational vistas, you’ll descend to the Rawdah Bowl, where stone-built houses called “bayt al qifl” and ancient tombstones reveal the area’s rich settlement history. Next, your 4×4 adventure takes you to 6000 feet, with stops at viewpoints and a visit to the village of Sayah, known for 3000-year-old petroglyphs and a remarkable fossil wall. The journey concludes near Jebel Harim’s summit, capturing breathtaking photos from the Khawr Najid viewpoint, overlooking the enchanting Indian Ocean. Prepare to be captivated by the natural wonders and historical treasures of this extraordinary mountain safari.
Day 3 Khasab: Fjord Dhow Cruise
Khasab, the capital of Musandam, is renowned for its stunning fjords, vibrant coral reefs, colorful fish, and playful dolphins. The crystal clear waters of the sea offer a haven for snorkeling and diving enthusiasts, as well as a bountiful seafood treasure. Today, you will enjoy a Dhow Cruise to explore the majestic fjords and the breathtaking surrounding landscapes. Your Cruise will take you to the captivating Khor Sham fjord, where you will be greeted by a natural community of dolphins, gracefully welcoming you to the tranquil sea. You will make two stops for snorkeling and swimming near the historic Telegraph Island and the Seebi Island, where you will immerse yourself in the vibrant underwater world, swimming alongside a plethora of colorful marine life. This evening relax at your hotel, or head in to Khasab to sample Omani cuisine at one of the city’s many restaurants.
Day 4 Khasab: Half Day Khasab City Tour and afternoon at your leisure
After breakfast this morning meet your private driver in the lobby of your hotel, and embark on a captivating Half Day Khasab City Tour, immersing yourself in the rich history and cultural treasures of this port city nestled in Oman’s Musandam Peninsula. Your journey begins with a scenic drive through the charming old town, where the old and new souks await exploration. Another highlight is a visit to Khasab Fort, also known as Khasab Castle, an architectural marvel constructed by the Portuguese in the early 17th century. Inside, you will discover a fascinating museum housing a collection of handicrafts and archaeological artifacts, including intricate model wooden boats that depict the seafaring heritage of the region. Next, you will venture to Wadi Qadah and the ancient village of Tawi. Here, you will be enthralled by the sight of traditional stone houses that stand as a testament to the enduring local traditions. Marvel at the ancient rock carvings adorning the cliffs, depicting camels, ships, and warriors, believed to be over 2,000 years old.
Day 5 Departure from Dubai Airport
Sadly your adventures in Oman’s Musandam Peninsula have come to an end today. Enjoy one last breakfast before checking out of your Khasab hotel – your private driver will pick you up for a transfer to Dubai Airport. If you’d prefer to extend your journey, our travel experts can help, otherwise, we wish you a safe flight home and look forward to seeing you again.
What's not Included
- As we have clients from all over the world. Our itineraries do not include flights. If you would like us to include flights in your trip, we are happy to do so. Please speak to your travel specialist at the planning stage to include them.
- Gratuities for local guides
- We strongly advise all guests purchase comprehensive travel insurance
- Visas if required
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