Oman 5 Night Self-Drive Adventure Tour

Join us for the ultimate self-drive holiday in

Oman: deserts, mountains, sabkah and seaside. 3 nights hotel accommodation with 2 nights wild camping.  approx 1800kms over varied terrain taking you to some of the most beautiful and remote spots. 

Tours Starting on

  • Friday 19th October 2018
  • Monday 5th November 2018
  • Saturday 17th November 2018
  • Thursday 6th December 2018
  • Thursday 10th January 2019
  • Saturday 9th March 2019

*all tours subject to minimum 3 cars/6 guests signing up.  Maximum 5 guest cars for October departures.

  • Arrive at Muscat Airport any time before 1300hrs*
  • Collect hire car – Nissan Patrol Y62 – either 4.0 litre or 5.7 litre
  • Travel to Ibri (3 hours from Muscat)
  • Welcome dinner
  • Safety briefing
  • Overnight stay at Ibri Oasis Hotel
  • Food  – dinner, pack of dates, welcome soft drink*note – if your flight arrives later than 1300hrs, we suggest you travel one day before and overnight in Muscat**Note – direct flights from the UK to Oman are operated by Omanair and British Airways

 

    • Travel to the Rub Al Khali
    • Cross the enigmatic Umm As Sameem
    • Accommodation – camp overnight 200kms from the nearest town!
    • Food – hotel breakfast, snack lunch, camp supper

 

There’s nothing here apart from the sign! Well it does say we are in The Empty Quarter!

Entering the Rub Al Khali via sandtrack

 

The wonderful red dunes of the Rub Al Khali in Oman

Sabkah Driving

Our campspot in the Rub Al Khali

  • Return to road at Al Ghaba, then onwards to Khaluf
  • Beach drive (approx 15kms, subject to tidal conditions)
  • Accommodation – camp overnight at the Sugar Dunes
  • Food – camp breakfast, picnic lunch, camp supper

    • Camels graze near the Sugar Dunes

    • These old landcruisers are part of the fishing fleet!

    • Chilling out on the beautiful sands of Khaluf

    • Scaring the seagulls on the 15km beach drive to the Sugar Dunes

 

sugar dunes camp

 

  • Drive through Wahiba Sands to reach Ras Al Hadd
  • Accommodation – overnight at the Ras Al Hadd Turtle Resort
  • Food  – camp breakfast, picnic lunch, dinner at resort

    • Camels grazing on the Wahiba Sands

    • Cruising along a sandtrack in the Wahiba

    • Turtle tracks

    • A turtle heads back into the Indian Ocean after laying her eggs on the beach

  • Return to Muscat via road
  • Stop off and swim in Muqal Pools, Wadi Bani Khaled
  • Visit Sur Dhow Shipyard
  • visit Wadi Tiwi (lower section)
  • Visit Dayqah Dam
  • Accommodation – Crowne Plaza OCEC, Muscat
  • Food – hotel breakfast, restaurant lunch, dinner at hotel

    Muqal Pools

    • Wadi Tiwi mountain road

    • Dayqah Dam

Tour Price
  • 5,875 AED per person, based on 2 persons in one car/sharing a hotel room (single supplement 4,000 AED)
  • Please enquire for rates if 3 or 4 persons in car
  • Maximum 5 guest cars on all itineraries
  • Children should be a minimum of 10 years old except for departures on 28 december and 6 april.
  • Tour is a guaranteed departure once 3 cars are booked with deposit paid.
  • Payment
  • 10% deposit to secure your booking
  • 20% interim payment, 60 or more days before stated commencement of tour
  • Balance payable 35 or more days before stated commencement of tour.
  • Payment  by
    • Bank Transfer
    • Visa*
    • Mastercard*
    • *proof of address may be requested
  • Gulf residents with their own 4×4 are welcome to join our trips – from 3600aed per person or 4 nights or from 3900aed for 5 nights. (Car hire and petrol are not included in this package)

Included:

  • 3 night’s hotel accommodation
    • 4* Crowne Plaza Muscat OCEC
    • Ras Al Jinz Turtle Resort
    • Ibri Oasis Hotel
  • All breakfast, lunch and dinner,
  • Hire of Nissan Patrol Y62 4.0 litres or 5.7 litres, or similar
  • Petrol
  • Services of a guide throughout the trip

Excluded

  • Flights to Muscat
  • Holiday insurance
  • Online visa Oman 5 OMR (10 GBP)
  • International driving permit (not required for UK guests as UK licence valid for 90 days)
  • Alcohol, premium soft beverages (water, cola, lemonade included in package)
  • Cigarettes, shisha (where offered)
  • At leisure activities in Muscat,

Omantel Simcard (2 OMR) and data package (3 OMR for 1 GB per week) if you wish to have this

Terms and Conditions, including cancellation policies, which apply to Adventure Tours  here

Registration form can be downloaded here