Explore the little-known Middle Eastern country of Oman on an eight-day excursion offered by G Adventures. The tour begins in Muscat, the capital, with a visit to the Grand Mosque and the souk at Muttrah.
Participants will have an opportunity to watch endangered green turtles hatch at the Ras al-Jinz turtle sanctuary, swim in mountain wadis (streams), go off-roading through the desert and wander through ancient forts and castles.
Other highlights include spending one night at the Wahiba Sands desert camp and a visit to Wadi Nakhr, the Grand Canyon of Oman.
Dates: 2018 departures on Sept. 23, Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Dec. 9
Price: From $2,299 per person, double occupancy. Includes six nights in hotel and one night in a desert camp; seven breakfasts, one lunch and one dinner, transportation in air-condition minivan.
Info: G Adventures, (888) 800-4100