To sum up our Oman trip in one word:
We’ve spent only 3D+3N and sure wasn’t enough to see everything Oman has to offer, yet we undeniably enjoyed every bit of our stay.
Here’s the wrap up of our beautiful Oman Experience, 🙂
27 Oct (Sat)
12:30 AM checked in @ BIA
02:40 AM depart BAH via Turk Hava Yollari (Turkish Airlines)
It was a transit flight from Istanbul with Muscat as final destination. Some areas were a bit messy, but the seat widths and leg room were highly appreciated. 🙂
Smooth flight. Buboy slept like a baby. See photo evidence below. = p
05:10 AM Touchdown Seeb Airport. Marhaba Muscat!
Being Bahrain Residents we were entitled VOA good for 30 days stay @ OMR 5 and extendable further.
06:00 AM wasted no time. Had breakfast at the nearest Mc Donald’s and headed for our Seeb to Ibra, Ash Sharqiyah Roadtrip
11:00 AM Mesmerized by the mystical Wadi Bani Khalid & Muqal Cave
Nature goodness overload!
02:00 PM depart Wadi and back to Muscat
04:30 PM arrive, check in & rest to charge batteries @ Al Maha International Hotel
28 Oct (Sun)
08:30 AM Let’s start our Muscat Day Tour!
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
Sultan Qaboos Port & Muttrah Corniche
along the Corniche
Al Alam Palace
Boating in Qantab
01:30 PM Pinoy Lunch @ Palayok Resto
We were supposed to have after lunch nap / siesta prior to our evening tour, but then Buboy was able to reach Andy,
03:00 PM Coffee with cousin Andy @ Qurum Beachfront
long time, no see lah
Therefore, no more chance for siesta, we freshened up for our next sked, 🙂
05:00 PM Let’s continue with our lovely Muscat Evening Tour
08:00 PM We asked Sir Roger to drop us at MGM to do grocery for our picnic tomorrow and some other stuff.
Muscat Grand Mall
10:00 PM back to hotel, rest and sleep
29 Oct (Mon)
07:30 AM on the road via Qurayat-Sur Highway for our first destination: Bimmah Sinkhole @ Hawiyat Najm Park
Would ya dare jump? 🙂
10:30 AM Moved on to our next destination and highlight of our trip,
04:30 PM back at the hotel and rested, Buboy went to swim a bit more @ the roof top pool.
07:00 PM met with Andy for more catching up and dinner
09:00 PM back at the hotel, fixed and prepped stuff and bags
30 Oct (Tue)
05:00 AM check in @ Seeb Airport
06:55 AM depart Muscat via Turkish Airlines
07:30 AM arrrived Bahrain, cleared Immigrations, made duty free purchases, took trolley from carousel, jumped in the car transport back to the flat & slept whole day. 🙂
There’s still so much to return to in Oman, i.e. the turtles in Ras Al Hadd, camping by the beach, Nizwa Fort, Jebel Shams, Al Hoota Caves, et al. I can’t wait for our next chance to go back! 🙂