This is an absolute delight, an evening dinner with an Omani family who will welcome you with warm hospitality and a delicious gastronomic treat of authentic local cuisine.
It took 600 women four years to weave the gorgeous Iranian carpet gloriously laid in this magnificent mosque that was built to mark 30 years of Sultan’s Qaboos’ reign. Visit this beautiful and breathtaking mosque and be mesmerized by its architecture and grandeur.
Visit the impressive Portuguese forts, Al Jalali Fort (East) and Al Mirani Fort (West) overlooking the sparkling blue waters of the Gulf of Oman. The forts were built by Portuguese settlers who colonized Oman to increase their influence on trade routes in the region. Perched high on the mountain rocks, the place offers amazing views.
Visit the private museum from the House of Zubair, a family which opened its doors to the public in 1998 when they converted their home to showcase Oman’s culture and heritage. Bait Al Zubair displays a collection of Omani artefacts that spans centuries and is considered to be the finest that is privately owned. The artefacts reflect highly specialized inherited skills that define Oman’s society, both past and present
The Royal Opera House celebrates Omani architecture at its best and can accommodate up to 1,100 people.. An impressive complex with year round productions from all over the world staging musicals, plays and orchestras to sold out audiences.
Visit the Mutrah Souq which retains its traditional market ambiance selling Omani and Indian artifacts, with antiques jostling among traditional textiles, hardware and jewelry stores. Wander through the maze of these old shops, bargain for discounts and take home a bit of Oman ,whether fabrics, incense, souvenirs or Halwa, the Omani dessert. Stroll through Nizwa , famous for Omani handcrafts and silver jewelry .
Visit Amouage, a state of art perfumery and producers of the world’s most expensive perfume. Be welcomed by the friendly staff serving Omani coffee and dates before a walk through this expansive factory and learn the story behind each fragrance, A beautiful afternoon smelling different fragrances and learning the art of Arabic perfumes .
Reach the unique Wahiba Sands and visit a Bedouin family still residing in the desert and head to the top of desert dunes to enjoy a picturesque scenery worth every moment. A Bedouin woman will join us and share secrets of Henna as she applies this traditional decorative dye before dinner. Spend the night here enjoying a starry sky while Bedouins narrate desert fables from their ancestors
Visit this UNESCO World heritage Site which is one of the most famous villages in Oman. This is a traditional village in Nizwa region and it is an enchanting oasis that will transport you back in time. You can find the ruins of the Tribes that lived here in the mountains
Falaj Al Khatmayn lies in Birkat Al Mawz village in Nizwa and is fed by Wadi Al Muaydin that flows heavily during the rainfall and distributes water flow throughout the year. This type of irrigation is popular all over Oman and you get to witness some of these irrigation processes during your visit.
This is one of the prettiest traditional villages in Oman, a picturesque huddle of old house with wonderful terraces, beautiful alleys built on top of solid rocks. Stroll through the village, meet the locals and enjoy the greenery of this wonderful place.
Dip in the freshwater pool of Wadi Bani Khalid and relax amongst its tranquil and serene atmosphere
Watch sea turtles lay their eggs and if you are lucky you probably will get to see them as they find their way into the Indian Ocean.