Great views, impressive mountain views and endless twisty roads. This one-day trip is fantastic for the first time off road rider and gives an excellent glimpse of what Oman has to offer. The the tour sweeps through the foot hills of the Hajar mountains, through an endless series of bends, to the coastal town of Quriyat. The majority of the tour is road based with some detours along well maintained gravel roads. Along the way we will pass through palm plantations and spectacular scenery and natural rock pools. If you’ve always wondered what’s down that gravel track, but have always been too nervous to find out, then this is the trip for you.
- Driving through the foot of the Hajar mountains
- Wadi Dayqah Dam
- Natural water pools of Wadi Al Arbeieen
Difficulty level – 2
Novice – First time Off Roader
The majority of this tour is on good quality tarmac roads. There are some graded tracks along the way but all very manageable. To help make sure your transition to off-road is a pleasurable one, instruction and assistance will be provided.
Part 1: Departure
We will meet early morning for a brief introduction to the tour and to set up the bikes to your personal preference. Once kitted up, your mini adventure begins. As soon as we leave Muscat, we hit the twisty mountain passes on the way towards Dayqah Dam.
We will travel along the foot of the Hajar Mountain range with its’s magnificent views and vistas. Once we reach the Dam, it’s time for a well-earned coffee and a snack while you while you enjoy the views over the vast lake.
After your break, we’ll take the back roads to Wadi al Arbeieen for your introduction to off-road riding. The roads are partly graded tracks but nothing too challenging. Once reaching this hidden treasure, there is the opportunity to have a swim in the natural pools before heading back to Muscat.
- Motorcycle Rental
- All Accommodation
- Breakfast every day
- Snacks, water and soft drinks while on the road
- Support and Safety vehicle (can accommodate up to 3 passengers)
- Spare bike for breakdowns
- Tour guide
- Entrance fees and admin for entry into national parks
- Gift pack
- Access to satellite phone, pay per minute
What’s not included
- Visas – VIP visa processing can be arranged. Please see optional extras section
- Personal items
- Personal travel and medical insurance
- Meals and beverages excluding breakfast
- Hotel stay the night before departure. If you require hotel accommodation the night before the tour, please see the optional extras section.
Additional Tours of the Wester Hajar region – 190 OMR/day
The region is as vast as it is beautiful. Addition tours will be based out of Nizwa. Additional activities such as cave diving, rock climbing and hiking can be added or we can simply get out and ride.
Riding equipment – 15 OMR/day
Lost luggage or didn’t want to bring your own? No problem. Just let us know beforehand what you require and we will make sure we have it in stock.
Additional passengers – Free
The majority of the tour would be unsuitable for a pillion passenger, but we do have room for up to 3 passengers in our support truck. In addition, there are several sections of paved coastal road which are breath taking when seen on the back of a motorcycle.
Route changes – Free
This is your tour, based on your wishes. If you have something you would like to see that isn’t included in the tour, just let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you. Changes can also be made mid tour if the difficulty level doesn’t suit you.
VIP visa clearance – 30 OMR
VIP visa clearance services are available through the Muscat airport authority and can be arranged by ourselves on your behalf. See the list of nationalities that qualify for VIP visa on arrival here. You will be met by an airport representative before immigration and can relax whilst your paperwork is processed.
Airport pick up and drop off – Free
Navigating your way through a strange airport in a city you haven’t been before can be stressful. We can arrange for you to be met at the arrivals hall and taken to and from your hotel.
Additional Hotel accommodation – 60 OMR / day
Would you like to arrive early or stay longer? Let us know and we can arrange your hotel stays at excellent rates.
Motorcycle luggage and packs. – See our web shop
We carry an extensive range of Kriega motorcycle equipment. See our web shop section.