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Luxury Holiday to Oman

  • TAILOR-MADE HOLIDAY IDEA

Duration

10 Days

Prices Start from

£10,295pp (ex. flights)

This holiday idea to Oman offers high levels of exclusivity that would suit a honeymoon couple or families who enjoy meticulous planning and bespoke services. Stay in the best accommodation, sail to remote islands and camp in ultimate luxury. Superior guiding and tips for the extra luxuries, all ensure an absolutely memorable trip.

Key Highlights of this Itinerary

Wahiba Sands, Oman 1

Luxury Camping

Stargazing in the great comfort of a Hud Hud luxury camp.

Chedi Muscat garden, Oman, hotel image 2

Ultimate Hotels

Handpicked properties showcase Oman at its best, provide the ultimate comfort for this holiday.

Musandam, Oman 3

Discover Dimaniyat

Board a private yacht and sail to the magical and deserted Dimaniyat Islands.

Beach, Six Senses Zighy Bay, Musandam, Oman 4

Zighy Bay

Spend a few days at the luxurious Six Senses Zighy Bay.

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  • Day 1

    Arrive Muscat (The Chedi Muscat)

  • Day 2

    Muscat

  • Day 3

    Jebel Akhdar (Alila Jebal Akhdar)

  • Day 4

    Jebel Akhdar

  • Day 5

    Jebel Akhdar - Wahiba Sands (Hud Hud Camp)

  • Day 6

    Wahiba Sands

  • Day 7

    Wahiba Sands - Muscat - Dimaniyat Islands (Private boat)

  • Day 8

    Dimaniyat Islands

  • Day 9

    Dimaniyat Islands - Muscat - Musandam (Six Senses Zighy Bay)

  • Day 10 - 11

    Six Senses Zighy Bay

  • Day 12

    Musandam - Dubai

Day 1

Arrive Muscat (The Chedi Muscat)

VIP Meet & Greet on arrival followed by a transfer to your chosen hotel.

Day 2

Muscat

Spend some time in Muscat to explore the forts and museums, wander along the corniche and haggle in the lively souq.

Luxury Extra – upgrade to a suite at the Chedi to enjoy a private terrace.

Day 3

Jebel Akhdar (Alila Jebal Akhdar)

Driven away from Muscat to the towering heights of the Jebel Akhdar mountain range.

Luxury Extra – while at the Alila stay in the Jebal Villa, home to a steam room, terrace and private butler.

Day 4

Jebel Akhdar

Spend the day walking with a private guide, exploring hidden towns and visit the fort of Nizwa.

Day 5

Jebel Akhdar - Wahiba Sands (Hud Hud Camp)

Experience the desert peace and majesty of Wahiba Sands.

Luxury Extra – staying at the sublime Hud Hud offers an unpreceded desert experience.

Day 6

Wahiba Sands

Full day under the expert desert guiding of Hud Hud.

Day 7

Wahiba Sands - Muscat - Dimaniyat Islands (Private boat)

Driven to Muscat to board a boat for time in the Dimaniyat Islands.

Luxury Extra – charter a luxury yacht with full crew.

Day 8

Dimaniyat Islands

Based on board your private boat, snorkel explore these less-visited islands.

 

Day 9

Dimaniyat Islands - Muscat - Musandam (Six Senses Zighy Bay)

Return to Muscat and fly up to the Musandam Peninsula and spend time at the Six Senses Zighy Bay.

Luxury Extra – arrive at the resort via paraglider.

Day 10 - 11

Six Senses Zighy Bay

Day 12

Musandam - Dubai

Driven back to Dubai for your onward travel.

Luxury Extra – extend in Dubai for a few days at one of the incredible hotels.

Our travel experts can tailor this itinerary to suit you.

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Decorative lamps, Muttrah Souq, Muscat, Oman
Muttrah Souq, Muscat, Oman
Muscat at Dusk, Oman
Oman

Highlights Of Muscat

Discover the modern, developing city of Muscat. Recover from your flight with a dip in the Indian Ocean and a treatment at the Balinese spa at The Chedi, one of the most stylish properties in Oman. Venture out to downtown Muscat, explore the medieval souqs and sites. Take a stroll along Muscat’s seafront, passing the merchants houses, medieval Portuguese forts and the Sultan’s Palace. By night, experience a bespoke Omani dining experience where dinner can be enjoyed al fresco, lit by a thousand candles.

Bedouin Tent, Hud Hud, Wahiba, Oman
Hud Hud Wahiba, Wahiba Sands, Oman
Wahiba Sands, Oman
Wahiba Sands, Oman
Hud Hud, Wahiba, Oman
Hud Hud Wahiba, Wahiba Sands, Oman

Hud Hud at Wahiba Sands

Reminiscent of a traditional, yet luxurious Arabian camp, Hud Hud’s desert camps offer luxurious tents. Raised beds, scatted with cushions, candles and private bathrooms are your desert home. Delicious food, ranging from traditional Omani to Sri Lankan curries and BBQ’s, all served beside a crackling fire in the company of experts guides. It is these guides who set Hud Hud apart. Telling stories and showcasing the best of Oman’s culture with a focus on the positive impact of travel, is at the heart of what Hud Hud do.

Diving, Oman
Oman
Whale Shark, Oman
Oman

Dimaniyat Islands

Dimaniyat Islands, Oman’s only marine National Reserve is abundant with birds, fish and turtles. Diving here is spectacular with 12 dive sites offering beautiful coral reefs, turtles, leopard sharks and the whale shark is a frequent visitor. The islands feature stunning beaches and rocky cliffs. The addition of a private yacht makes this experience all the more special and bespoke.

Beach, Six Senses Zighy Bay, Musandam, Oman
Six Senses Zighy Bay, Northern Oman and Musandam, Oman
Pool, Six Senses Zighy Bay, Musandam,
Six Senses Zighy Bay, Northern Oman and Musandam, Oman
Zighy Bay Six Senses, Kayaking, Musandam, Oman
Six Senses Zighy Bay, Northern Oman and Musandam, Oman
Oman, Musandam, Six Senses Zighy Bay, Paragliding
Six Senses Zighy Bay, Northern Oman and Musandam, Oman

Six Senses Zighy Bay

Sitting pretty in North Musandam, Zighy Bay is hidden away in a secluded fishing village. It is a villa only property with private pools and a pretty marina. For absolute peace, stay in the Private Retreat, ideal for families. During a stay at Six Senses Zighy Bay it is possible to design and customise activities to suit all activity levels, from cycling and walking to diving. The diving is out of this world and a short drive up the coast is perfect for lunchtime picnics and snorkelling in remote bays beneath imposing limestone cliffs.

Accommodation

Below you can see some of the wonderful places we have recommended for this journey.

The Chedi Muscat £££££

  • Oman
  • Beach and Island Escapes

The Chedi Hotel offers spectacular views over the Gulf of Oman to one side and Muscat’s mountains on the other. The hotel combines traditional Omani architecture with comfort and luxury to create a wonderful retreat with all 158 rooms decorated to the highest standard.

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Six Senses Zighy Bay £££££

  • Oman
  • Beach and Island Escapes

Six Senses Zighy Bay is hidden away in a secluded fishing village on the Sultanate of Oman’s Musandam Peninsula. The setting is dramatic with mountains as a backdrop for the near two-kilometre sandy beach. It is a villa-only property with private pools at every turn, and home to a pretty marina.

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Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara £££££

  • Oman
  • Beach and Island Escapes

Between a beach and freshwater lagoon, Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara offers refreshing luxury in Oman’s southern region of Dhofar. Experience a beachfront oasis that is the first luxury villa resort of its kind in Salalah.

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Hud Hud Wahiba £££££

  • Oman
  • Tented Camps

In the Wahiba Sands, Hud Hud camp is set up on a tailor-made basis, using authentic handmade Bedouin tents, carefully selected for the environment and sited to ensure privacy and fantastic views. Hud Hud exclusive camps evoke a traditional, luxurious Arabian ‘encampment’ and is designed in Hud Hud’s inimitable style, in keeping with the ambience of the environment and the region.

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A note on price

Prices will vary depending on the time of year you are travelling. Prices do not include international flights. Please ask one of our Travel Experts for an accurate quote. Flights purchased through Steppes Travel departing from the UK are ATOL protected.

This Itinerary
Price
From £10,295 Per person

When to travel

Oman in January

Oman will generally experience cooler temperatures and occasional rainfall, making both January and February an ideal time to visit for comfortable sightseeing but as a result, some regions may become busier.

Oman in February

February is an ideal month to travel to Oman with over 10 hours of daily sunshine and average temperatures of 24°C, perfect for some winter sun.

Oman in March

As temperatures start to rise, March is a preferred time to travel to Oman in order to experience a warm climate, but without the intense humidity, that summer can bring.

Oman in April

Slightly warmer than March but cooler than the peak summer months of July and August, April can be a good time to travel to Oman with the country experiencing average temperatures of 35°C.

Oman in May

As May brings the start of summer, temperatures will be high throughout the country with marginally lower levels of humidity than the peak summer months.

Oman in June

Frome June through to August, the southern region of Dhofar catches the Indian Ocean monsoon rains, known as Khareef. This can be a welcome break from the intense summer heat, but makes Salalah, the capital city of Dhofar, very busy during this time.

Oman in July

Due to the high temperatures experienced in Oman during the months of July and August, this can be a less comfortable time to travel to the country unless you visit the Southern regions.

Oman in August

With Oman experiencing Khareef, the country’s monsoon season, visit the South of the country where the monsoon rains have created lush, green vegetation across the landscapes.

Oman in September

With both the monsoon season over and as summer draws to a close, September experiences high temperatures with very little rainfall.

Oman in October

The best time to visit the country is from late October through to mid-March with Oman experiencing temperatures ranging from 25°C to 35°C, with cooler balmy evenings.

Oman in November

The best time to visit the country is from late October through to mid-March with Oman experiencing temperatures ranging from 25°C to 35°C, with cooler balmy evenings.

Oman in December

December is the coolest time to visit Oman with a maximum average of 26°C. Mountainous regions, however, can experience considerably lower temperatures at night.

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