Activities in Middle East

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Diving Oman

Middle East > Oman

Oman has some excellent and – relatively – unspoilt diving along long stretches of its coastline, and there are sure to be new dive sites discovered in the coming years. Read more


Middle East > Dubai

You can witness displays of falconry if you are staying in one of the two excellent desert hotels, Bab al Shams or Al Maha. Read more

Desert Safari

Middle East > Dubai

Explore wadis and the desert in a 4x4 expedition with an expert guide. Read more

Driving Safari

Middle East > Jordan

After seeing the sites of Amman, explore the King’s Highway with a knowledgeable driver or guide. Read more


Middle East > Jordan

One of the finest preserved Greco - Roman cities in the Middle East and within easy reach of Amman, it truly is a place to let your imagination run wild and to lose yourself in history. Read more

Floating on the Dead Sea

Middle East > Jordan

The lowest point on Earth lies at 1,200 feet below sea level, where the Jordan River empties into the Dead Sea. Read more

Wadi Rum

Middle East > Jordan

Explore the vast, hugely romantic swathes of desert made famous by 'Lawrence of Arabia'. Read more


Middle East > Jordan

Petra was carved from pink sandstone cliffs by the Nabataeans some two millennia ago, and left undisturbed until its rediscovery in 1812. Read more

Tel Aviv Art Tours

Middle East > Israel

In celebration of Tel Aviv’s flourishing art scene our Expert-Led Art Tours take travellers off the typical tourist trail on an intimate exploration of the city’s underground art scene and emerging cultural offerings. Read more

Dolphin and Whale spotting

Middle East > Oman > Muscat

The waters of the Arabian Gulf are home to a staggering number of dolphins and migrating whales. Read more

Dhow ride

Middle East > Oman > Muscat

Spend an afternoon and overnight on a traditional dhow for the perfect romantic getaway from Muscat’s hotels. Read more


Middle East > Oman > Musandam Peninsula

Only available at the Six Senses Hideaway Zighy Bay, and quite some way to arrive into the hotel. Read more

4x4 Adventure

Middle East > Oman > Nizwa, the Mountains & the Wahiba Sands

A tailor-made guided desert safaris is the ideal way to take in the very best scenery that Oman has to offer, and Original Travel can personalise an itinerary to suit your exact requirements. Read more

Explore the Saiq Plateau

Middle East > Oman > Nizwa, the Mountains & the Wahiba Sands

Now that there is some seriously comfortable accommodation in the Hajar Mountains, we recommend extending your stay in the region to explore more of the extraordinary mountain scenery. Read more

Nizwa & the Livestock Market

Middle East > Oman > Nizwa, the Mountains & the Wahiba Sands

Friday sees the ancient Omani capital of Nizwa come to life for the weekly livestock market where farmers and traders arrive from as far afield as Salalah with their animals to barter and trade at one of the finest traditional markets in the Middle East. Read more

Empty Quarter 4x4 Adventure

Middle East > Oman > Salalah & the Empty Quarter

A four-wheel drive tour into the breathtaking Empty Quarter, of Wilfred Thesiger fame, where a mobile camp awaits. Read more


Middle East > Oman > Salalah & the Empty Quarter

Original Travel has exclusive access to the private camps on the beach near Salalah and the Empty Quarter. Read more

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