Turtles By Night

Visit Ras Al Jinz, the easternmost point of the Arabian Peninsula, an important nesting site for the endangered green turtle. This tour is a wonderful opportunity to see these beautiful and fascinating creatures in their natural habitat.

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Turtles By Night

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2 days / 1 night $815*

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INCLUDES:1 night hotel accommodation, meals as indicated, transfers and sightseeing as specified with entrance fees and an English speaking driver/guide.

DEPARTS 2014:Daily 

TRAVEL SYTLE:Independent Tour

TRAVEL SCALE:Active

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • The tutle sanctuary at Ras Al Jinz

  • Dune driving in Wahiba Sands

Tour Details

  • Day 1: Muscat – Ras Al Jinz

    Take the scenic coastal road by 4WD to Ras Al Jinz, home to five different species of turtle. Stop at the limestone crater at Bimah Sinkhole before continuing to Wadi Arbayeen with its deep pools set among the date palms and Bibi Miriam's ancient tomb. Check-in to the Ras Al Hadd hotel. Mid-evening drive a short distance to the turtle sanctuary and observe nesting green turtles under a starry sky.  (L)(D)

  • Day 2: Ras Al Jinz – Muscat

    Proceed to Wadi Bani Khalid with its quaint villages embedded in the mountains. Continue to Wahiba Sands, a vast mass of undulating sand dunes rising up to 200 metres and host to a variety of flora and fauna. The dunes are a photographers delight. Revel in the adventure as your guide masters the red desert dunes before stopping by a Bedouin family in their traditional habitat. Return to Muscat. (B)(L)

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