Excursions

From awe-inspiring natural wonders to stunning architecture, and amazing nature and Omani culture. Discover some of the best day tours and excursions in Oman with Zahara Tours.

Ubar Excursions

Lost City Ubar

9 Hours

Proceed on a full day tour to Ubar. The ruins of the fabled city of Ubar, chronicled in classical works as the “Atlantis of the sands” are among a series of exciting archaeologists excavations currently underway along the route. In the Rub-Al Khali (The empty quarter) area we experience dune driving before returning to the hotel

Starts From:
OMR 170

East Salalah Excursions

Fabled Castles

4 Hours

Visit the fishing village of Taqa, an old town with an interesting castle surrounded by watchtowers and Taqa stone houses. Proceed onward to Khor Rori creek, the site of the ruined city of Samhuram and capital of ancient Arabia’s frankincense trade. Excavations have produced evidence of an ancient city with trade links by sea to Far Eastern destinations and with even distant Greece. Mirbat, the ancient capital of Dhofar, was an important town as early as the 9th century for it’s trade in frankincense, horses and slaves. See some of the old houses famous for its woodcarvings. If lucky see boatloads of fish arriving into the harbor. One of Dhofar’s best-known historic sites is Bin Ali’s Tomb. The twin domed structure; tomb of Mohamed bin Ali who died in 1135 AD is a fine example of medieval architecture. Return via Ayn Razat, (THU - FRI ONLY) manicured gardens fed by natural underground springs.

Starts From:
OMR 80

Wahiba Sands Excursions

Wahiba Wilderness

10 hours

If you’re looking to get a feel of and explore the desert of Oman the Wahiba Wilderness Tour is must do. We will visit the Al Sharqiya Sands of Oman, also known as the Wahiba Sands or Ramlat al Wahiba and explore the desert and the Bedouin houses there. Then proceed to the Wadi Bani Khalid tour.

Starts From:
OMR 170

Coast of Oman Excursions

Wadi Arbayeen

8 hours

Experience a scenic day tour from Muscat where we we will drive down to the seaside town of Quriyat, exploring the fort and Fish Souk there, before visiting the Bimah Sinkhole and Wadi Arbayeen.

Starts From:
OMR 170

Muscat Excursions

Twilight Dhow Cruise

3 hours

Experience the beauty of the Gulf of Oman, on a relaxed Twilight Dhow Cruise as you sail along Oman's spectacular coast on a traditional wooden boat. Enjoy the cool sea breeze and take in the spectacular scenery as you cruise past the sights of the coast including the spectacular Al Bustan Palace and Al Alam Palace before we head back to the marina.

Starts From:
OMR 25

Al Batinah Excursions

Batinah Bash

8 hours

One of the most popular day trips from Muscat this involves a drive along the coast of Al Batinah in Oman. We will visit the fishing village of Seeb, then head to Nakhl before finally ending the tour at Wadi Abhyad.

Starts From:
OMR 150

Salalah Excursions

Serene Salalah

3 hours

On the Serene Salalah Sightseeing Tour we will explore the "Garden City" of the south as we visit all the popular places to visit in this a tropical paradise. From the beautiful Shanfari Mosque and Al Husn Palace to colourful Souks(marketplaces), Museums, farmlands and village ruins, we will experience all the attractions of Salalah on this tour.

Starts From:
OMR 70

Wadi Al Nakhr Excursions

Oman's Grand Canyon

10 hours

On this tour we visit the Nizwa Souk(marketplace) and Fort before visiting the Wadi Al Nakhr, situated in the deepest canyon of Oman and stone dwellings at the Misfah village.

Starts From:
OMR 170

Muscat Excursions

Mystical Muscat

4 hours

A tour of the capital of Oman offers visitors a unique opportunity to experience firsthand the multifaceted nature of Oman with the traditional peacefully coexisting with the modern in this beautiful city. Visit the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Bait Al Zubair Museum, Mattrah Souq, Al Alam Palace and much more.

Starts From:
OMR 60