We will leave Muscat towards Wadi Bani Khalid, one of the biggest and most beautiful Wadis in Oman. you have reached there, Just a short walk approximately 10 to 15 minutes (walking shoes are required) you’ll see sparkling, blue, clear water pools 9 meters in depth perfect for a long swim, relax sunbath, in the beautiful scenic Wadi Canyon.
In the afternoon we continue our journey to the desert (Wahiba Sands) this spectacular Desert has an area of 12,500 Square K.M they called also Al Sharqiya Sands, formerly known as “The Wahiba Sands” its a region of desert in Oman the region was named for the Bani Wahiba tribe, divided between the northern and southern Governorates in the eastern region, the area is defined by a boundary of 180 K.M (110 mi) north to south and 80 K.m (50 mi) east to west, relax in the camp or take part in an adventurous 4×4 drive in the sand dunes, then we’ll watch the stunning sunset of the desert on one of the big sand dunes. We finish the day with dinner at the camp.
Overnight in the Desert (Safari Desert Camp or similar)
Day 2 Wahiba Sands- Sur- Wadi Shab- Sinkhole- Muscat
In the morning after breakfast in the camp, we leave the desert towards Sur, we’ll take you on a small city tour in Sur, the famous Omani Dhow Factory, where you can see traditional wooden Dhows being built, and we take you to the old part of Sur where most of the houses there designed with wooden doors and windows.
From there we continue our journey to Wadi Shab, this Wadi is an enormous canyon gorge that is lined with palm trees and impressive indications of what the power of the water coming down from the mountains can do in nature. With a 45 minute hike up through the canyon Wadi (walking shoes are required), we arrive at one of the crystal clear water pools, tourists can swim through the warm waters from pool to pool. eventually, we come to the last pool where an opening among the enormous rocks allows us to swim into an incredible crevice cave with a small waterfall inside, the sunlight filters in from the outside, turning the water into a beautiful turquoise blue whilst water showers down one side of the cave from the Wadi beyond.
After visiting Wadi Shab we stop at Bimmah sinkhole (swimming in the sinkhole lake is possible) Bimmah Sinkhole a water-filled depression, structurally a sinkhole, in the limestone of eastern Muscat Governorate in the Sultanate of Oman, a lake of turquoise waters, it is 50 m by 70 m wide and approximately 20 m deep, it’s 600 m away from the sea, between the coastal towns of Dibab and Bimmah village, the sinkhole was formed by a collapse of the surface layer due to the dissolution of the underlying limestone, to preserve the sinkhole, the local municipality developed a park there.