Day 1: Muscat - Nakhl – Wadi Bani Auf - BiladSayt - Al Hamra
Nakhal: It has the highest fort in Oman located on top of a hilltop surrounded by a mountain. The fort was rebuild by The Ya ́arubi Imam in the 17th century. It is 350 years old and is set in a gorge, enclave. In addition, Nakhl has amazing natural hot springs and they are considered as natural treatment.
Wadi Bani Auf: Amazingly, the old houses are built on the slopes of the mountain. In addition, it is well known as the snake gorge because of the wide variety of desert snakes live there.
Bilad Sayt: A village, which is famous for its clay houses and the oasis where people lives. Moreover, it has panoramic view on top of the mountain.
Al-Hamra: A 400 years old town in the region of Ad Dakhiliyah. It is a town where people are still living in Clay Houses. It is called Al-Hamra in Arabic, which means The Red, respecting to the color of the clay that the houses were made of.
Day 2: Bahla – Jabreen – Jabel Shams
Bahla: One of the big oases of the interior Oman. The impressive fort, a masterpiece of clay architecture, has been inscribed in Unesco ́s World Heritage List since 1987. There are, also, the remains of a fortified wall, up to five meters high and over ten kilometers in length, with many watchtowers built in. The wall surrounds the extensive date gardens and fields. Bahla was the capital of Oman during the Nabahina dynasty for more than five centuries from mid-12th to the 17th.
Jabreen: Another oasis surrounded by date plantations. The importance of Jabreen is the fort built by Imam Sultan bin Saif Al Ya'arubi in 1670 as a defensive stronghold and as living accommodation for the
Imam. It has two huge towers with walls two meters thick. Inside the fort is like a palace with its elegance and elaborately decorated ceilings.
Jabel Shams: A mountain located in northeastern Oman north of Al Hamra town. It is the highest mountain of the country and part of Al Hajar Mountains range. It is a popular sightseeing area.
Day 3: Nizwa – Falaj Daris – Birkat Al Mauz – Jabel Al Akhdar
Nizwa: It was the chief town of the interior and Oman ́s capital for many centuries. Oman was divided during many times in two identities: Muscat and the interior, which used to be Oman back then.
Nizwa fort: It is dominated by its vast circular tower and it is one the oldest and largest forts in Oman. It was built in the 17th century to protect its strategic position at the crossroads of the caravan routes. Nizwa was the central point to communicate the interior (Oman) with the coast (Muscat).
Nizwa Mosque: Built between the fort and the souq. It has an importance until now. It is used not only for the prayers but also for local people gathering and build strong community. In Oman, Non-Muslims
aren`t permitted to enter any Mosque; the only exception is the Grand Mosque in Muscat.
Nizwa Souq: With its distinctive blue and gold dome Nizwa souq has been totally renovated with many crafts shops. It was until now the central commercial point to connect Nizwa with the rest of Oman.
Falaj Daris: One of the largest Falaj in Oman inscribed in the Unesco ́s World Heritage. In general, the falaj is a system of channels for water that leads from its source, usually an underground spring in the mountains, to the fields where irrigation is required.
Birkat Al Mauz (Or village of clay): There is a full settlement of clay ruins (ancient houses) which still partially inhabited. It was famous for banana plantations. The traditional irrigation system, which was
people using centuries ago, is still functions until today. The village still uses it to nourish the oasis.
Jabel Al Akhdar: It means “Green Mountain” in Arabic. It is more than 2,000 meters (6,560 feet) high above sea level where it receives enough rainfall to support local agriculture such as crops of pomegranates, apples, apricots, figs, pears, plums, almonds, walnuts, and olive trees.
Day 4: Wadi Bani Kahlid - Wahiba Sands
Wadi Bani Kahlid: A pool, which has clear deep cool water. At the Wadi, the shade of the palm trees is inviting for a relaxing siesta! Amazingly, the villages scattered all over Wadi Bani Khalid as they cling precariously to the slopes of the rugged mountainside.
Wahiba Sands: Stunningly sculpted by the wind, the Wahiba red- gold sands sprawls over 15,000 sq km. These apparently lifeless sands have sustained the Bedouin tribes for over 5,000 years. In the middle of the desert, a stop to visit a Bedouin home is a good chance to see how they live. Enjoy bashing and the dramatic sights of the sunset while based on a high dune (Camel ride is optional). Taste a traditional Arabic meal, Omani coffee and dates; they will be a great valuable experience to add.
Day 5: Qahad - Ras Al Hadd
Qahad: Small village in the desert. It is located in the desert of Wahiba. Some Bedouin families still live there.
Ras Al Hadd: Beautiful and peaceful beach close to Sur. It a perfect place to enjoy the holiday and play some sports. Its specialty is turtles are destining Rad Al Hadd and it is possible to watch them.
Day 6: Coastal Road to Muscat
Dhow buildings yard in Sur: They are traditional Omani wooden fisher boats that are even today, built by hand.
Qalhat: Where Bibi Miriam’s tomb (photo stop from the main highway) is located.
Wadi Tiwi: A spectacularly deep and narrow gorge carved out of the mountains, running between towering cliffs right down to the sea.
Wadi Shab: Amazingly, between mountains, this Wadi is crossing. The balm trees in both sides of the Wadi give it the real nature beauty.
Finns: it is called white beaches. One of the beautiful beaches in Oman. It is a destination for local and foreigners to enjoy the sea.
Bimah Sinkhole: A natural hole in the round created by a collapsing mountain. The hole is filled with blue-green seawater.
Quriyat: It is a village Guarded by its 18th century fort.