About this trip

Explore Oman on a Budget 7D/6N

Muscat - Bimmah Sinkhole - Wadi Tiwi - Fins Beach -  Sur - Ras al Jinz - Wadi Bani Khalid - Wahiba Sands - Nizwa

Join us on a last-minute, budget-friendly adventure through Oman this February! This trip is ideal if you're up for adventure that's a little rough around the edges but full of authenticity, excitement and new experiences.

You'll stay in highly-rated, locally-owned and run boutique hotels, such as the following:

-Muscat: Al Falaj Hotel
- Sur: Sur Plaza Hotel
- Wahiba Sands: Desert Rose Camp
- Nizwa: Nizwa Heritage Inn


Trip Highlights

  What you'll experience during this trip 

  • Explore Muscat's highlights including the Grand Mosque and Muttrah Souq
  • Visit the magical Bimmah Sinkhole
  • Relax and Swim in Wadi Bani Khalid and at Fins Beach
  • Immerse in the natural beauty of Misfat Al Abriyeen, the famous mountainous village
  • Spend the night under the star-filled sky at our Bedouin Desert Camp
  • Explore Oman's famous souqs where you can buy beautiful, high-quality gold, frankinsence, natural rose cosmetics and wild honey
  • Option to go sandboarding
  • Opportunity to visit turtle nesting grounds
  • Meals made by local Omanis that support the local community

Price

From   £1150
Deposit: £100




Price


From   £735    Deposit: £60




From   £910    Deposit: £60




Price

From   £735    Deposit: £60






Trip Dates

This is a limited-edition trip that we are planning to run ONLY ONCE in 2024. There is a limited number of spaces, so if you're keen to join, reserve your space with a 100 GBP deposit today.
Dates:
Saturday 10th February - Friday 16th February 2024 


Airport Transfer Window

Recommended flights

Etihad Airways (indirect flights currently less than 500 GBP)

Arrival: Departs LHR at 19:20 and lands at 10:30 am in MCT the following morning. Layover in Abu Dhabi.
Departure: Departs MCT at 11:35

Important note: You can follow this route from multiple airports across the UK, Europe and the US, as long as you land in Abu Dhabi in time to catch the connecting flight to Muscat.

Turkish Airlines  (indirect flights currently less than 500 GBP)

Arrival: Departs LGW at 13:45 or LHR at 16:15 and lands at 07:10 am in MCT the following morning. 

Departure: Departs MCT at 08:10 am


Airport drop off and pick up times

Pick up 1: 08:00 - 09:00 am
Pick up 2: 11:00-12:00

Drop off 1: 06:00 am
Drop off 2: 08:30 am

Airport: Muscat International Airport (MCT)

This airport transfer also aligns with the Oman Air flight schedule from London, which lands at 07:15 am n arrival day and departs at 14:10 on departure day.


Arriving or departing outside of the transfer window?
Should you arrive or depart outside of the transfer window, you can choose to arrange your transfer to/from the hotel separately, or we can arrange this for you at an additional charge.


Want to pay in instalments?

If you would like to pay in instalments, let us know and we'll set this up for you! Please note:

  1. A £100 deposit is required to secure your booking. This is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  2. Full payment for this trip is due no later than 4 weeks before this trip. 50% of the payment is due 6 weeks before the trip.
  3. You can opt to pay in up to 3 equal instalments at no extra cost.


What’s included

  • Accomodation

    6 nights in total based upon twin sharing
  • Meals

    7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner at the camp in the desert
  • Daily activities

    As listed in the itinerary
  • HTG Voyage Captain

    Your group leader and point of contact throughout the trip
  • Expert local guides

    Explore this natural beauty
  • Private Airport Transfer

    During the listed airport transfer window
  • Entrance tickets

    To sites listed in the itinerary
  • Private Bus & Driver

    Transport throughout trip in private AC vehicle
  • Curated itinerary

    No need to plan your holiday or worry about logistics - we're here to take care of the details for you.
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    Flights

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    Travel Insurance

    We HIGHLY recommend purchasing this in advance of your flight booking to protect yourself from losses caused by illness or non-attendance.
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    Personal expenses

    Shopping/souvenirs, travel insurance
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    Extra meal

    Meals outside of those stated above (lunch, dinner)
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    Optional activities

    Sandboarding (5 OMR)
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    Tips

    For driver and guides
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    Covid test

    Not required for most travellers anymore, please check your local government guidance

Itinerary

Terms & Conditions of Booking

Please read these terms carefully before booking your trip. By booking, you agree to be bound by these conditions which outline, among other things, our cancellation policy, assumption of risk, and what happens in the event of an alteration to your tour itinerary.

Payments and Cancellations:

  1. A £100 deposit is necessary to secure your booking. This deposit is non-transferable and non-refundable.
  2. Full payment is due no less than 8 weeks prior to your trip departure.
  3. Upon full payment, no refunds or transfers are permitted. However, you may sell your space to someone else if you're unable to travel. The responsibility for selling your space lies with you.
  4. Cancellations made fewer than 10 weeks before the trip departure will incur additional costs. Please inform us as soon as possible if you anticipate travel difficulties.
  5. Cancellations 4 weeks before the trip incur a 50% charge; cancellations less than 3 weeks before the trip incur a 100% charge.
  6. There will be no refunds, partial refunds, or credits once the trip has commenced.

Pre-trip Requirements:

  1. We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance at the time of booking, which should cover medical issues, cancellations due to illness, COVID-19, flight disruptions, and the like.
  2. Travellers have the responsibility to understand the entry requirements of the destination, including visas and COVID-19 testing. Halal Travel Guide is not responsible for checking your visa status.
  3. All guests undergo a screening after booking. Failure to pass will result in a deposit refund.
  4. You must disclose any medical conditions when booking. This information will be kept confidential.
    Trip Experience:
  5.  The itinerary is a FLEXIBLE guide that may be adjusted by the tour leader due to various factors including, but not limited to, weather conditions, closures, or health emergencies. Please note that while we value our guests' input, the decision to alter the programme rests solely with the tour leader for the overall benefit and safety of the group.
  6. Details of accommodation will be provided in your Booking Voucher. We strongly advise you to familiarise yourself with these, especially if you've opted for a shared room.
  7. In the event of flight cancellations, you're responsible for arranging alternatives. Non-attendance for any reason does not entitle you to a refund.
  8. Solo travellers booking a twin room will be paired with another traveller of the same gender. If this isn't possible, you'll be required to accept a Single Room upgrade with an additional charge.

Liability and Risk:

  • Assumption of Risk: Participation indicates an understanding of the inherent risks, potentially including injury, illness, loss of life, or loss of personal property.
  • Liability Limitation: Halal Travel Guide shall not be held liable for any injuries, losses, or damages incurred during the trip.
  • In Case of Injury: All medical expenses resulting from injury are the participant's responsibility.
  • Waiver of Liability: By participating, you waive all claims against Halal Travel Guide, even those possibly due to our negligence.
  • Insurance: We strongly advise securing travel insurance to cover various emergencies. Your decision regarding insurance absolves Halal Travel Guide of any related liabilities.

Photographs and Media:

  • Images on our platforms are for illustrative purposes. Actual conditions may differ and may change over time.
  • Halal Travel Guide may use media taken during trips for promotional activities, without offering compensation to participants. Access to such media for personal use may incur a fee or be provided as a courtesy.

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