Adventure Camping

camp-aventure

 

4×4 Self-Drive Tour with Supervision by Experienced Drivers – 8 days / 7 nights

 

 

Day 1 

 Muscat – Sinkhole – Wadi Shab – Wadi Tiwi – Fins Beach 

 

Depart from Muscat in the morning towards Sinkhole. Stop at Wadi Shab (30-40-minute walk) for lunch and swimming in the wadi. Continue to Wadi Tiwi and walk through villages surrounded by mountains. Arrive at Fins Beach in late afternoon.

  • Accommodation: Camping at Fins Beach
  • Meals: Picnic lunch at Wadi Shab
  • Dinner prepared by our team

 

 Day 2

Fins Beach – Slema Plateau – Jabel Abiyad – Majalis al Jinz – Dima Tayeen – Wahiba Sands 

 

Climb the Selma Plateau, at 1500 meters, to Jabel Abiyad. Visit the Majalis al Jinz cave and cross the mountain. Stop at the site of ancient “hive” tombs  before descending to Dima Tayeen. Leave the landscape of the wadis to enter the Wahiba Sands desert.

    • Housing: Double at SAMA Al Wasil Camp
    • Meals: Breakfast at campsite
    • Lunch at a local restaurant
    • Dinner at the desert camp site

 

 Day 3
 Wahiba Sands 

 

Full day in the desert led by our expert driver (a former rally champion) along with two other drivers for assistance.

  • Lodging: Camping in the dunes
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner at campsite

 

 Day 4 
 Wahiba Sands – Ras al Hadd 

 

Return to the coast and visit Ras al Hadd. In the evening, visit the turtle sanctuary and lay under the stars.

    • Housing: Turtle Beach Resort, Ras Al Haad, Double Hamoor Sea View room
    • Meals: Breakfast at campsite
    • Lunch at a local restaurant
    • Dinner at the hotel

 

 Day 5 
 Ras al Hadd – Sur – Wadi Bani Khalid – Wadi Al Qabil 

 

Enjoy some late-morning beach and snorkeling time. Visit the dhow factory at Sur, where traditional boats are built, and continue on to Wadi Bani Khalid. Swim in Wadi Al Qabil.

    • Housing: Double rooms at Al Qabil Guesthouse, Al Qabil.
    • Meals: Breakfast at the hotel
    • Lunch at a local restaurant
    • Dinner at the hotel

 

 Day 6 
 Wadi Al Qabil – Nizwa – Jabel Ahkdar 

 

Head north to Nizwa. Visit the fort and walk through the souk. Continue to Jabel Ahkdar, the green mountains, where you will see the famous plantations of roses (in bloom in April / May) and fruit.

    • Lodging: Camping in the Jabel Ahkdar mountains
    • Meals: Breakfast at campsite
    • Lunch at a local restaurant
    • Dinner at the hotel

 

 Day 7 
 Jabel Ahkdar – Jabreen – Al Hamra – Misfat Al Abrieen – Jabel Shams 

 

Visit Jabreen Castle, one of the architectural marvels of Oman. Pass through the town of Al Hamra and learn about Omani traditions during a visit the Bait Al Saffah Museum. Visit the typical village of Misfat Al Abrieen, then continue on to Jabel Shams, the highest mountain in Oman, with its Grand Canyon.

  • Housing: Arabic Tents, Sunrise Resort, Jabel Asar’h
  • Meals: Breakfast at campsite
  • Lunch at a local restaurant in Misfat
  • Dinner at the hotel

 

 Day 8 
 Jabel Shams – Bilad Sayt – Wadi Bani Awf – Canyon Village – Muscat 

 

Visit the agricultural village of Bilad Sayt and continue to Wadi Bani Awf. Take the short walk to Canyon Village’s “Little Snake Canyon.” Return to Muscat around 5 p.m.

  • No housing
  • Meals: Breakfast at the hotel
  • Picnic lunch

 

 

This trip includes:

    • 1 experienced English-speaking driver/guide with his 4×4 and 2 accompanying drivers (including vehicle, gas, insurance)
    • Meal and housing expenses for driver/guide and accompanying drivers
    • 3 nights of camping with supply of equipment and meals mentioned in the campgrounds
    • All mentioned housing or similar, depending on availability at the time of confirmation
    • All meals mentioned in the program
    • Unlimited water and soft drinks in coolers
    • All museum and fort entrance fees mentioned in the program

This trip does not include:

  • Holiday 4×4 vehicles and gasoline costs
  • Tips for guides and drivers (recommended 5 $ per guide/driver per person)
  • Personal expenses and all expenses not mentioned in the program.