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Archaeological Tour

Travel designed specifically for archaeology enthusiasts who want to explore ancient Oman with a professional guide who will lead a journey through the archaeological sites of Oman.

9 Days

Muscat, al Ayn, Jabreen, Nizwa, Salut, al Hamra, Salalah, Rub al Kali, Shisr,, Nejd, Sumhurram.

5429$

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What is Included?

4x4 air-conditioned vehicle with specialized driver (safety seats for children available on request); 7 nights’ accommodation at 5 stars hotels; 1-night accommodation at Khadaf Bedouin Camp; all meals (lunch, dinner and breakfast); guided visits at Muscat, archaeological sites; all entrance tickets; English speaking expert guide (other languages available on request - supplement required); gift bag; water, tea and snacks.

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Description

A journey to admire the most interesting archaeological sites of northern and southern Oman. Starting with a visit of the capital Muscat and the National Museum, which houses the most important collection of ethnographic objects and archaeological finds in the country. The tour goes in the Dakhiliyya Region, through the plantations of dates, where the characteristic falaj flow, ancient water engineering works that are still used to irrigate the oases. We will turn around the peak of Jabal Shams to reach the wadi where the funerary structures of Al Ayn mark the land. We will visit the Iron Age fortress of Salut, the rock art of Hasat bin Salt and the elegant castle of Jabreen. We will follow the sites of the frankincense trail, in the southern province of Dhofar, from the shore of the Arabian Sea to the desert of Rub al Khali.

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Route

The route goes from Muscat around the northern Jabal Akhdar, reaches the interior piedmont by the town of Nizwa and back to Muscat. From Muscat to Salalah on a domestic flight. From Salalah to Rub al Khali, and east to Sumhurram

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