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Rocks and Fossils Oman 2 Night Adventure

Our two night adventure starts with us being entertained (and fed!) at a traditional Omani farm by a most interesting and genial host.   The following two days will see us pilot our 4x4s through the amazing Al Huqf Escarpment; the driving is easy and the rocks are spectacular – think of it as a 180km long geology lesson!

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  • Approx 430 kms including 200kms offroad 
  • Estimated 11 hours behind the wheel, two third’s of it offroad
  • 1 night “glamping” at a traditional camel farm
  • 1 nights wild camping
  • No previous offroad driving experience is required.
  • Maximum 7 guest cars.

Package A : 2 Nights

Includes

  • Car Rental Nissan Patrol Y62 4.0L Auto
  • 1 night glamping, 1 nights camping, 
  • Camping Equipment Hire
  • Breakfast/lunch/dinner
  • Soft drinks

Package B : 2 Nights

As for package A, but excluding

  • Rental Car

Aimed at GCC Residents

  • Using their own 4×4 OR
  • Independently rented 4×4

 

Tour Dates*

 

 

We have no definite dates for this 2 night adventure; they will probably happen on a Thursday-Saturday, but other dates are available upon request.

When we ran this trip back in early 2019, a number of people from Dubai and Abu Dhabi joined us; all who joined us enjoyed the trip tremendously but be aware it is a very very long drive – you will cover about 1800kms in total.

For those of you who are touring already, the distance we will cover will be approximately 440kms, of which 50% is offroad.

 

 

 

 

Day One

  • Package A: Collect hire car from Muscat after between noon and 2pm, drive to the old City of Adam (2 hours’ drive).
  • Package B: meet us at Adam
  • Coffee and pre-trip briefing.
  • Historical Oasis Tour
  • Overnight at a genuine Omani Camel Farm (toilet & shower available)

Guests can arrive anytime after 3pm, and if they wish to join the historical oasis tour they should be with us by 4pm

 

Day Two

  • 200kms drive to our  desert entry point
  • This area, known as the Al Huqf (al Hoof) Escarpment is exceptionally remote
  • Discover some amazing 60 million year old Rudist fossils (note, take only photos, do not remove any fossils)
  • Dark skies at night ensures, subject to weather conditions, an amazing starscape.
  • 100km offroad wadi/plain driving til we reach our campspot

 

Day Three

  • Early breakfast at camp,
  • 100kms or so of offroad driving, including easy rock crawling, until we reach the road at Duqm.

 

What’s Included/Pricing Tables

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