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Discover the wonders of Oman with an action-packed Arabian adventure holiday for all the family. Stay in beautiful locations, learn to drive 4x4s across the dunes and camp under the desert stars in luxury private tented camps.

Highlights

Drink sundowners on top of sand dunes, explore spectacular landscapes, rivers, lagoons and caves well off the beaten track. Visit a Bedouin family, ride camels and quad bikes and end the week exploring the mysterious souks of Muscat. From the crystal waters of the gulf coast, with its beautiful beaches and teeming sea life to the deserts and mountains of the untamed interior, you’ll be looked after by our handpicked team, with your own vehicle and driver to guide you through this enchanting country on your epic Oman holiday.

Read more about this enchanting destination in our blog, STORIES.

Suggested Itinerary

Oman Air & Space can cater for all families of all ages, from trips into the desert and hotel hopping to ocean cruises.

This is just one of the main options that we can offer and revolves around explorations in the desert and time at the gorgeous beaches. If this itinerary is not quite what you are looking, for please call us and speak to our specialist Travel Consultants about your requirements.

Day 1
Arrival in Muscat

Day 1
Arrival in Muscat

Your Air & Space adventure begins in the capital of Muscat, where you will be greeted by your own English-speaking guide. Explore the old town and enjoy some souq shopping before embarking on your adventure to the desert. En route you will have the chance to see the bright turquoise waters of Wadi Shab and the Bimah Sinkhole, as well as visit the famous fishing town of Quriyat, before settling into your desert camp hotel.  

Day 2 - 3
Exploring the Desert

Day 2 - 3
Exploring the Desert

The next few days will be spent admiring the spectacular surroundings. There are a variety of activities to be enjoyed whilst in the Desert, including quad biking, sand boarding, camel rides and 4x4 dune tours. 

Day 4
Heading for the beach

Day 4
Heading for the beach

After your desert adventure, you will visit the ancient city of Ibra. This beautiful city is home to the famous Ibra Souq, which sells everything from fish to gold. Alternatively, you can stop off in Al Hamra and enjoy the stunning view of Jebel Shame: Oman's highest mountain.

Day 5 - 6 
Rest and Relaxation

Day 5 - 6
Rest and Relaxation

From the desert you'll wind your way north to the 5 star Shangri La's Barr Al Jissah Resort for some rest and recuperation. Be sure to check out the spa here. It's the most extensive and well-appointed private spa in Oman. Spend another day or two, enjoying the extensive facilities on offer for all the family before your Air and Space adventure comes to a close.

Personalise your adventure

Because our adventure itineraries are completely bespoke we can tailor the experiences you'll enjoy to your exact specifications. Below you'll find just a few suggestions to personalise this itinerary.

Ras Al Jinz - Turtle Reserve
Ras Al Jinz - Turtle Reserve

Ras Al Jinz - Turtle Reserve

The Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve offers a truly unique opportunity. With eco-tourism at the forefront of travel trends, spend the day with your specialist naturalist guide viewing turtles on the beach and learning about the different species that come to lay their eggs in the state of the art visitor's centre. For the full experience, why not stay at the resort in their on-site luxury eco-tents so that you can be the first people out on the beach in the morning?

SCUBA Diving

SCUBA Diving

The warm and clear waters of Oman give all levels of diver a great experience. From beginners wanting to learn to expert drivers looking to visit the underwater caves, take this opportunity to see rays, parrotfish, and a great variety of other aquatic life.

SCUBA Diving
Jabrin Fortress
Jabrin Fortress

Jabrin Fortress

Considered to be the finest in Oman dating back to 1670 the fortress was a centre for study of Islamic Law Medicine, Astrology, Arabic and History. 

Dolphin & Whale Watching

Dolphin & Whale Watching

Why not take the opportunity see whales and dolphins in their natural habitat. With you expert guide along side to look after you throughout that is a great one for the whole family.     

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Muscat City Tour
Muscat City Tour

Muscat City Tour

Spend time being shown around this Unique city. Visit the old town to see the Palace, museums and incredible souq.

Destination Facts

Approx. flight times
Approx. flight times
LHW - MCT: 8 hours
Time difference
Time difference
GMT +4
Currency
Currency
Omani Rial
When to travel
When to travel
October to March
Language
Language
Arabic
Average temperature
Average temperature
28°C

Pricing

Our dedicated Adventure consultant will be able to put together a bespoke quote for your perfect adventure holiday. The prices below include accommodation, a complete itinerary of activities, luxury transfers between destinations and any english speaking guides that you'll need along the way.   

From
From
From
£2,550
per person
for a 7 day desert adventure
in October 2017
£3,775
per person
for a 10 day desert adventure
in April 2018
£2,675
per person
for a 7 day desert adventure
in May 2018

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