Spend a few days basking in Oman’s magnificent mountains in style with a stay at the luxurious Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar or Alila Jabal Akhdar.
Suggested route & duration
3 nights Muscat round-trip
• Nizwa (Jebel Akhdar) 2 nights
Day 1: Muscat to Jebel Akhdar Depart Muscat for historic Nizwa, where you’ll visit the round Nizwa Fort and the souk. Continue to the village of Birkat Al Mauz, where you can enjoy a walk through the date plantations. Drive along winding roads to Jebel Al Akhdar, the ‘green mountain’ of the Al Hajar Mountains via Wadi Al Madeen. Look out over the terraces of fruit orchards and villages and take in the scent of roses in bloom (between March and April), which are used to make rose water in the village. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant before you head to your luxurious mountain resort. Stay: Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar or Alila Jabal Akhdar. L.
Day 2: Jebel Akhdar Enjoy time at leisure in the heart of the Al Hajar Mountains from the comfort of your lavish resort. Stay: Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar or Alila Jabal Akhdar.
Day 3: Jebel Akhdar to Wahiba After breakfast, set off on a drive to Wahiba Sands to see the sunrise at the top of the Wahiba dunes. Go on a thrilling dune driving experience at Wahiba Sands before visiting a local Bedouin family. You can choose to extend your stay in Wahiba Sands with a luxurious camping experience. Have lunch in a local restaurant before returning to Muscat to your chosen hotel. L.
Tailor your tour
Extend your stay with a night in Wahiba Sands. You'll spend the night in a luxury camp and explore the Omani desert, as well as meet a traditional Bedouin family.
Good to know
The hotels in this excursion-based itinerary are a suggestion only and at extra cost to the guide price.