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Khasab Mountain-and-Fjord City Break

A three-day, two-night package to Khasab, the capital of the Musandam Peninsula, this short itinerary is jam-packed with excitement and adrenaline. Drop off your bags and hit the road on a 4X4, visit local villages and a national park, and take an envy-inducing fjord cruise, all in the timespan of a weekend. The perfect add-on to a visit to Muscat, this short trip will barely let you take a breath - but will most certainly take your breath away. 

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  • Ride a 4X4 to Jebel Harim, the highest mountain in the Khasab area
  • Visit the ever-green acacia trees in Birkhat Khalidiya Park
  • Visit small fishing villages and the famous telegraphic island on a Musandam Fjord cruise
  • Explore the prehistoric rock paintings at Wadi Tawi in Khasab’s city center 
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Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1

Welcome to Khasab, unofficially dubbed the “Norway of Arabia” for its position at the tip of the Musandam Peninsula and its incredible fjords. After you have a chance to settled in at your hotel, jump aboard a 4X4 for a half-day mountain safari. You’ll drive to Jebel Harim, the highest mountain in the area, and visit local villages along the way. On your way back, enjoy a visit to the incredible acacia trees in Birkhat Khalidiya Park, which remain green all year round. You’ll stay overnight in the Atana Musandam Hotel.

Day 2

Spend the day cruising the Musandam Fjords, a spectacular journey with visits to small fishing villages and the famous telegraphic island. Enjoy lunch on board your boat, and spend some time swimming and snorkeling in the turquoise waters - if you’re lucky, you’ll even spot a dolphin or two! At the end of the day, you will return to your hotel.

Day 3

Spend the day exploring Khasab, including the former Portuguese fort and the prehistoric rock paintings at Wadi Tawi. Later, you will be transferred to Khasab airport for your onwards journey.


Suggested Accommodations

Atana Musandam

Atana Musandam

Guests can enjoy a delightful stay at Atana Musandam, a soothing hotel overlooking the sea, juxtaposed by a backdrop of the dramatic, rocky Musandam headland. Located on the northern tip of the Musandam Peninsula near Khasab Airport, this resort is less than 28 miles from the Al Darah border and easily accessible from within Oman and Dubai. Just recently opened in July 2014, the resort boasts modern rooms and facilities, including a state-of-the-art fitness center, an outdoor pool and water sport facilities, all while displaying a traditional Omani look and feel. With over 100 guest rooms and suites, each with either a sea or mountain view, the hotel provides each guest with a private dining area and balcony or terrace, as well as offering delightful Omani cuisine at the on-site restaurant and snack fare at the cafe. Guests may spend their days fishing, diving, snorkeling or exploring the local area before returning to their luxurious suite to relax and rejuvenate for the next day. 

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