“People don’t take trips, trips take people.”

John Steinbeck

Oman, 10 Days 

____ - ____ 2020

$6,880 AUD*


Standard occupancy 2 persons, inclusive

Optional Extras listed below

"A desert jeweled with emerald pools, wadis, and sparkling canyons...this is truly a desert paradise.

frequently overlooked; largely unexplored/has not yet truly opened up to the western world; small but welcoming population"

The allure of the Sahara has called to writers and artists for generations. From the colours to the expanse to the mysterious rolling sand dunes, the Sahara and its people have been a source of curiosity and inspiration. It is now an UNESCO World Heritage Site that Camel Treks Australia has the privilege to explore.

We will travel on camel back to desert dwellings with Berbers, the indigenous people of North Africa that make up nearly half of population of Morocco. They refer to themselves as "Amazighe" or "free people" and continue to reside in the desert's interior, living simply, and sharing stories with travellers. 

Once guests arrive in Morocco, they will be met at the airport by a crew member. We provide multi-lingual guides and private transportation for the duration of the entire journey. Languages you can expect to hear during your time with us are English, French, Darija Arabic, and several Berber dialects.

Guests will experience the incomparable luxury style of riad accommodation throughout the trip. Riads are comfortable bed and breakfast style hotels that frequently overlook the city with courtyards or gardens in the interior. In the desert, we will stay in well-established and fully furnished tent dwellings as well as wild camp sites where there will always be evening entertainment and chances to explore "The Great Desert."

Day 1: DAY, DATE - MUSCAT

Summary: Arrive in International Airport where you will be picked up by Camel Treks Australia crew and transported to your hotel where you can relax and recover from the long travel with an orientation and Moroccan tea.

Casablanca is the capital of Morocco and home to The Hassan II Mosque or Grande Mosquée Hassan II. This architectural feat is a relatively recent accomplishment, as the mosque was declared completed in 1993, after seven years of around the clock construction and art installation. It is believed that the mosque has the tallest minaret (at over 200 metres) and the mosque itself is the largest in Morocco and 13th largest in the world. At the very top, a light shines towards Mecca. Depending on individual flights, guests may have the opportunity to visit the site.

Meals Included: Dinner (D) this evening will be at Rick's Cafe...just like in Casablanca!

Accommodation: TBD

Day 2: DAY, DATE - From MUSCAT to ___

Summary: We meet for breakfast (07:00-08:30) and go over the day's itinerary before departing for Chefchaouen at 09:00. Once a great fortress and now a colourful spectacle, Chefchaouen is an unmissable city renowned for its blue hues that adorn everything from the houses, to government buildings, public spaces, and more. It’s no wonder why its name translates to “Blue Pearl!”

Along the way, we will drive through the Rif Mountains, the first of two ranges we will experience, and make various stops throughout the day for photos, lunch, and a chance to see the Royal Palace in Rabat.

Meals Included: B, D

Accommodation: TBD

Day 3: DAY, DATE  - __ to __

Summary: Today is an exciting day of independent or guided exploration. We take a leisurely breakfast that is available from 07:30 to 10:00

We meet up again at the riad at 17:00 to walk together to the Spanish Mosque for sunset.

Meals Included: B, D

Accommodation: TBD

Land Price includes:

Tour cost inclusions:

 

  • Stay in single / double sharing rooms as per the requirement.

  • Traditional welcome at hotels

  • All breakfasts, lunches, and dinners

  • All airport pick-up's and drop-off's 

  • All private drivers and multi-lingual guides for trip's duration

  • Bottled water

  • All monument entrance fees

  • Cooking demonstration

  • All ground transportation

  • Luxury taxes and government service tax of 5% as additionally mentioned in the tour quotation. ​

Land Price does not include:

 

Tour cost exclusions:

  • International flights

  • Personal expenses such as tips, laundry, telephone bills, camera fees, porterage, etc.

  • Camera charges at applicable monuments.

  • Extra meals if desired.

  • Activities outside the tour's itinerary

  • Personal insurance

  • Any change in the service tax slab from Government of India.

  • Any unavoidable changes during the actual run of the tour e.g. unlikely weather conditions during camel safari requiring guests to seek accommodation.

  • Tips for drivers and tour guides. If you enjoyed your experience, let our India team know at the end of the trip!

What to Know About This Trip

Who is Travelling With Us? 

Our ground crew for this tour will include the following...

Karen
Sam
Nat

Are you ready for your next adventure? Make your reservation today!

Before You Go

Did you remember...

  • To review the packing list?

  • To email Camel Treks Australia your flight details?

  • To print a copy of your waiver form to give to the crew in Oman?

  • To print copies of your passport details page?

  • To alert your bank that you will be travelling overseas?

  • To obtain health and travel insurance? 

Booking Office

Back Track Adventures

222 Barry Parade, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

cta@backtrack.com.au

Phone 07 3850 7651

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