SALMAH PLATEAU & VIA FERRATA
Arrive in Muscat and drive directly to the craggy arid heights of the Salmah Plateau. Enjoy the views from the quaint mountain village of Balad Saut while savoring a freshly prepared picnic lunch.
Back on the road and drive into higher elevations still, passing ghost villages and shady gorges before you reach your luxury camp at Wadi An Nakjur—home for the next two nights.
Clamber across the exhilarating Via Ferrata as you discover Oman’s highest point—Jebel Shams. Afterward, wash off the sand and sweat in the secluded wadis, these luminous desert pools a delightfully refreshing contrast with the arid environment.
HISTORIC NIZWA & MICROLIGHT
With a guide, mountain bike across the Al Hajar mountain range pausing to spot its gorgeous resident butterflies. Explore Nizwa’s historic streets before shopping the souks ahead of a private Omani cuisine cooking class.
With a blanket of stars overhead, search the universe with telescopes, with an astronomer on hand for guidance.
Climb into a microlight and go for a spectacular flight above the undulating expanse of Wahiba Sands.
Explore deeper into the Empty Quarter—the world’s largest sand desert—and appreciate this one-off wilderness’s otherworldly quiet. See the UNESCO-listed Wadi Dawkah and discover its prized Frankincense resin.