The great Wahiba sands are longitudinal dunes 200 km long and 100 km wide running south from the Eastern Hajars to the Arabian Sea. The dunes are 100-150 metres high in shades of colour from orange to hues of amber. Bedouin camps can be found along the tracks and trails in this isolated desert. In sporadic areas can be found stands of single-species woodlands. Where the sands meet the ocean, outcrops of aolianite (sand compressed into rock) can be found displaying unusual and attractive abstract shapes. Here the beaches mellow into soft shades of yellows and whites.
To the west of the Wahiba of the small towns of Rawdah, Samad Ash Shan, Al Akdar and Lizq. Rawdah and Samad Ash Shan contain ruins and reconstructions of old forts while Al Akdar is the home of Omanis pit weavers who design elegant textiles from their looms dug into the ground. At Lizq can be found remains of structures that date back to Bronze Age. South of Lizq are the prosperous towns of Al Mudaybi and Sinaw where you can find almost every day the bustling Bedouin souq at the centre of town.
|4:30 PM||Dune Driving (Dune Bashing)|
|5:30 PM||Sunset Watching
Relaxing Time and Entertainment
|7:30PM - 8:30PM||Dinner|
|8:30PM - 10:00PM||Omani Songs|
|7:30AM - 8:30AM||Breakfast|
|8:30AM - 9:00AM||Camel Riding|
|30 minutes Camel Riding||5 OMR Per Person|
|30 minutes Motor Bike Rent||5 OMR Per Person|
|1 hour Motor Bike Rent||8 OMR Per Person|
Optional Activities (Depending on the Number of Group/Visitors)
-Bedouin Traditional Handcrafts
-Traditional Omani Dresses
-Tents available for Coffee and Dates
Head Office :
Steps National Co.
5,6 Zakher Mall
P O 415, PC 130 Azaiba.
Sultanate Of Oman
Tel: + 968 24488891
Fax: + 968 24488894