Example Itinerary

Khasab Mountain and Fjord City Break

Duration
3 days / 2 nights
Price Per Person
Extension: Optional add-on to your itinerary.
Interests
Amazing Landscapes, Open Spaces
Destinations
Oman
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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. 

This itinerary is an example. It’s designed to inspire you and provide you with thoughtfully curated ideas. You can choose to do this exact itinerary or completely personalize it. All trips are 100% bespoke.

Highlights

• 4x4 to Jebel Harim: Jump in a 4x4 for a half-day mountain safari to Jebel Harim and back through the acacia trees in Birkhat Khalidiya Park, which remain green all year round.

• Dhow Cruise: Take a dhow through the aquamarine waters of the Musandam Fjords; here the water is clear, the views are striking, and the dolphins are playful.

• Tawi Petroglyphs: Travel back in time more than 5,000 years to view some of humanity’s early artworks with the Tawi Petroglyphs found on the Musandam islands.

Day-by-Day

Day 1 Khasab

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 Khasab

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.

Khasab

Day 3 Departure

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.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Price is based on double or twin hotel room occupancy and includes accommodation, transfers, car/driver, English-speaking guide, activities and entrance fees, breakfasts and some casual lunches while touring.   Flights and optional special activities will be quoted separately.  Most personal expenses, including dinners, alcoholic beverages, spa treatments and gratuities can be paid on the spot while traveling.  Prices may vary depending on season, choice of accommodation and other factors.

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With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, in the continent that our north American founders Catherine and Jay have adored and explored for decades, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.

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