Your Hotel accommodation planned for this trip
Tulip Inn Muscat the newest hotel in the area Located in the heart of Al Khuwair district welcomes you and your family in a truly relaxed atmosphere. Excellent location in the heart of Al Khuwair opposite all Ministries and Embassies few minutes away from Muscat Grand Mall and few minutes to Royal Opera House and Qurm shopping center. Special weekend rates are available between Wednesdays to Fridays on request. High standard family rooms.
Day1 – 29 Dec : MUSCAT - ARRIVAL
Arrival transfer – Overnight in MUSCAT
Day 2- 30 Dec : MUSCAT – NIZWA (175 KM) - MUSCAT
Breakfast, Forts and castles are Oman’s most striking cultural landmarks and together with its towers and city walls, they have historically been used as defensive bastonsor look-out points. It is estimated that there are over 500forts, Castles and towers in Oman, our visit today would include a few of them which are more remarkable & striking in their Architecture & style. The ancient capital of Oman, Nizwa was a seat of learning and the birthplace of Islam in Oman. The 17th century Round fort and the souq famous for the silver jewelry are the major attraction of Nizwa, not to mention the popular & interesting cattle auction, which takes place on every Friday. Built on a scold base of rock, the huge tower was designed to with stand the vibration of 24 cannons . We move on to Bahla famous for its handmade pottery. Bahla is listed in UNESCOS world heritage sites however the fort here is now under renovation and is not open to public. Built as a defensive stronghold, the Jabreen is perhaps the finest of Omani castles. The castle has dungeons, passages, rooms and ceilings decorated with fine carvings & paintings. Overnight in MUSCAT
DAY 3: 31 Dec - MUSCAT CELEBRATIONS
Breakfast, the we Drive through the beautiful embassy quarter enroute the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque that has a remarkable architectural achievement. As a contemporary place of worship it serves as a spiritual landmark for modern Oman, as an edifice, it maintains a perfect balance between aesthetics, culture and deeply rooted Islamic tradition. Lunch will be served in the city. After lunch, we will visit Old Muscat, surrounded by steep mountains and flanked by twin 16thcentury forts ‘Jalali’ & ‘Mirani’, also see the Al Alam Palace. In the evening we will then innovate you for a drink to end the last hours of the year then it is time to move to our gala dinner.
GALA DINNER IN MUSCAT – An evening to remember:
Unlimited soft drinks
Unlimited standard alcoholic drinks Champagne
After dinner we will wait for the last moment for the 2018 year, Overnight in MUSCAT
DAY 4: 01 Jan - MUSCAT
Breakfast.this morning you will enjoy Dolphin cruise and evening sunset cruise would offer you such panoramic view of the coast of Muscat.this short trip would take you all along the beautiful promenade of Muscat and would provide you with ample opportunities to film some of the landmarks of the city going past the port, Al Bustan Palace Hotel and the Al Aalam Palace with its twin Portuguese forts Lunch is free, Evening we will take you to Sunset cruise.. Overnight in MUSCAT
DAY 5: 02 Jan – MUSCAT - DEPARTURE
Breakfast. Free time and depending on your time of flight transfer to Muscat airport for departure.