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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.

Suggested Itinerary

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

This is just one of the main options that we can offer and revolves around desert camping. If this is not quite what you were looking for please call us and speak to our specialist with your requirements.

Day 1
Arrival in Muscat

Day 1
Arrival in Muscat

This Air & Space adventure begins the moment you touch down in the capital of Muscat and are whisked away to your first desert camp in 4 x 4s. Lunch is served en-route by a crystal clear pool, perfect for a refreshing dip, giving you time to relax into your desert surroundings and get your first hit of Omani culture. Upon reaching the camp by sundown you'll enjoy a night in comfortable & chic 'safari' style tents.

Day 2 
Desert Adventure

Day 2
Desert Adventure

The second day involves either a mini adventure more off the beaten track involving some scrambling and walking in the steep riverbeds or alternatively for a less physical option, the 4 x 4s are on hand to transport you to Wadi Bani Khalid to the natural pools for a spot of swimming.

Day 3
Meet with the Bedouin's

Day 3
Meet with the Bedouin's

The adventure continues as you visit a local Bedouin family and enjoy camel rides and more 4 x 4 action, this time with you at the wheel!

Day 4
Beach Camp

Day 4
Beach Camp

From the empty quarter, you will be taken towards the coach to Bar Al Hickman. Choose from a host of activities including; fishing, beach driving, snorkelling, and trips to the local towns nearby.

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. Another day or two, enjoying the extensive facilities on offer for all the family and 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.

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.

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. 

Jabrin Fortress
Dolphin & Whale Watching
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.     

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 temp.
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, private transfers between destinations and any english speaking guides that you'll need along the way.   

From
From
From
£3,421
per person
for a 6 day desert adventure
based on 5 people travelling in May 2015
£3,446
per person
for a 6 day desert adventure
based on 4 people travelling in April 2015
£2,519
per person
for a a 4 day desert adventure
based on 4 people travelling in April 2015

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