Wahiba Sands

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The 'Wahiba Sands' often described as a perfect example of a Sand Sea consist of large dunes running from North to South, some attaining a height of about 100 metres. Made famous by the exploits of Wilfred Thesiger, the Wahiba Sands are an opportunity to experience the sheer vastness of the desert wilderness and a night to remember with a sumptuous dinner while seated on Bedouin carpets and under the star-studded sky.



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Our experts can tailor-make the perfect holiday to suit your individual requirements, however, if you need inspiration or a starting point, below are some of our suggested trips and experiences:

Highlights of Oman

Nights: 5 | from £1,495pp

Visit mystical Muscat and learn about its history, explore the rustic villages of the Jebel Shams Mountain range and adventure into the red dunes of the... Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

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Classic Oman

Nights: 7 | from £2,295pp

Oman’s interior undulates with velvety dunes, serrated peaks and terraced orchards, with the sparkling coast to the east and a fertile region in the south... Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

Adventure & Culture

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Family Omani Arabia

Nights: 9 | from £3,590pp

A fabulous 9 night family getaway with a difference exploring Oman's rich culture and wildlife where you'll search for dolphins, go dune bashing and visit... Find out more

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Family Holidays

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Below are some of our suggested places to stay:

1000 Nights Camp

Enjoy hearing nothing but the sound of silence. No racing cars, no dune buggies, no electricity generators and no mobile phones. Experience the desert... Find out more

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Canvas Club

Considered the most magnificent camping option in Oman, the Canvas Club offers stylish camping in the Wahiba Sands. The portable accommodation is set... Find out more

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Desert Nights Camp

The luxurious Bedouin styled tents are ready for those seeking the ultimate desert adventure. They are equipped with a bedroom and sitting room, individually... Find out more

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Honeymoons

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Al Husn, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat

Oman

Complimentary NIGHTS 2017
Stay 4 nights for the price for 3 nights. Offer must be booked by 30th June 2017.  Blackout dates – 25th- 30th June & 1st-5th September 2017. 

Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.

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Al Husn, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat

Oman

Up to 40% discount 2017
Enjoy the following discounts in 2017 40% for travel 1st May - 30th September 2017 25% discount for travel 1st – 20th October 2017 & 30th October - 23rd December 2017 20% discount for travel 21st – 29th October 2017 & 24th December – 2nd January 2018

Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.

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Alila Jabal Akhdar, Oman

Oman

Complimentary Nights 2017

Stay 3 nights for the price of 2 nights for travel until 31st October 2017 
Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.

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The Chedi, Muscat

Oman

Up to 30% Discount

Enjoy the following discounts in 2017

30% discount for travel 1st – 31st October 2017 for bookings made by 15th August 2017 
20% discount for travel 1st November – 23rd December 2017 for bookings made by 31st August 2017

Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.
 

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The Chedi, Muscat

Oman

HIGH SEASON EARLY BOOKING OFFER - plus exclusive complimentary private transfers and private Muscat tour.

Save £650pp

Travel 1st -31st October 2017: Seven nights from £1595pp.
Travel 1st November - 23rd December 2017: Seven nights from £1775pp.
Based on two sharing. Including breakfast, international flights, private transfers and private Muscat tour.
Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.

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Best time to be there

Oman's climate differs from one area to another. It is hot and humid in the coastal areas in the summer between May and August, while it is hot and dry in the interior with the exception of the higher mountains, which enjoy a moderate climate round the year. The climate is best from September through to April.

Fly to

Muscat (British Airways - daily: Oman Air - daily)

flying time

7 hrs 50 minutes direct

time difference

GMT +4 hours

Visas

Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival

Health Requirements

No mandatory vaccinations

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