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Best Oman itineraries

"Oman is one of the most naturally diverse countries in the Middle East."teacaketravels.com
"Oman is a wonderful place to visit, and the Grand Mosque is just one of many fascinating things to see in Muscat."albomadventures.com
"Oman is one of the oldest places existing on the planet which makes it home to centuries-old cities, forts, and sites."travelphotodiscovery.com
"Oman is one of the easiest countries to travel around."saltinourhair.com
"Oman is one of the greatest countries to explore and I have seen a lot of it."losethemap.com
"Oman is one of the countries I'd be curious to see after this trip!"alexinwanderland.com

Day Tours & Multi-Day Trips

Great day tours and multi day trips within the whole country for very fair prices. Also possible to design your own trip with their help!

Oman location

Western Asia

Located

Land borders

Saudi Arabia

United Arab Emirates

Yemen

Oman at a glance

Sul Rial (OMR)

Currency

Arabic

Language

Average (3 of 5)

Level of costs

None (3 of 5)

Tourism trend change

Very safe (76 / 100)

Safety index

Modern (83 / 100)

Human development index

Best itineraries

This itinerary proceeds through Oman, Western Asia, and it is a roundtrip from Gwadar.
it is possible to go to many nature. Often you can take a bath. That is possible at
Muscat and Sohar. Do you like museums? Then you will enjoy Muscat. The climate is warm. As a Pakistan (plan Pakistan itineraries) citizen you must get the valid visa before for Oman. During your travel you have to speak Arabic but english should be enough for communication everywhere. You can pay with Sul Rial everywhere. There are two flight connections. These are Gwadar - Muscat and Muscat - Gwadar. If your passport is from Pakistan (Pakistan itineraries) and you use the power sockets type C/D, then you would still need: G.
At Eastern Europe, more precisely Czechia, the itinerary will begin. After that the itinerary proceeds Austria (visit Austria itineraries). Most popular part is Vienna.
If you love to visit museums you will be happy at
Prague and Vienna. Safe countries are chosen. Many cities are snowy in December. As a Oman citizen you must get the valid visa before for Czechia and Austria (see itineraries). Koruna and Euros are necessary to pay. There are two flight connections. These are Salalah - Prague and Vienna - Salalah. As a Oman citizen you use electronic with power sockets of the type G. For the journey you need: C/E or/and C / F. During your travel you have to speak Slovak and Austro-Bavarian German but english should be enough for commu
This itinerary proceeds through Oman (Western Asia).
The itinerary visits mainly small cities. It is possible to go to many nature. Often you can take a bath. That is possible at
Muscat, Khasab, Sur and Muttrah. If you love to visit museums you will be happy at Muscat. The climate is warm. During your travel you have to speak Arabic but english should be enough for communication everywhere. You can pay with Sul Rial everywhere.
This itinerary brings you through Oman. Next to Nizwa and next to Bahla are the highlights.
The itinerary visits mainly small cities. It is possible to go to many nature. You can take a bath in
Muscat (plan Muscat itineraries). You find a lot of museums, theaters and galleries at Muscat (more about Muscat itineraries). The climate is warm. For in Oman it is possible to request the visa on arrival. If your passport is from Austria and you use the power sockets type C/F, then you would still need: G. During your travel you have to speak Arabic but english should be enough for communication everywhere. You can pay with Sul Rial everywhere.
This itinerary brings you through Oman in Western Asia. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities. If you prefer other holiday destinations you can look at this highlight. By Nizwa and by Ibri are the highlights.
it is possible to go to many nature. You can take a bath in Khasab and
Muscat. If you love to visit museums you will be happy at Muscat. For in Oman it is possible to request the visa on arrival. Many cities are warm in March. You can pay with Sul Rial everywhere. During your travel you have to speak Arabic. English should be enough for communication everywhere. As a Austria citizen you use electronic with power sockets of the type C/F. For the journey you need: G.
This itinerary brings you through Oman, Western Asia. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
Often you can take a bath. That is possible at
Muscat and Duqm. If you love to visit museums you will be happy at Muscat. For in Oman it is possible to request the visa on arrival. These flight connections are taken during this itinerary: Muscat - Duqm and Duqm - Mirbat. During your travel you have to speak Arabic but english should be enough for communication everywhere. If your passport is from Austria and you use the power sockets type C/F, then you would still need: G.

Things to do

Compared to its neighbouring Gulf countries like the UAE and Qatar, Oman is pretty conservative and has been lying low on the radar among most holidaymakers. That is where one of its attractions lies. And despite the conservativeness of much of the country, the locals are friendly and very welcoming towards visitors.

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, and I keep recommending it when people ask for somewhere ‘off the beaten path’ to go. But just because you won’t find Oman inundated with tourists doesn’t mean that it’s any less stunning than other nearby destinations. It’s less commercialized than other countries in the region, making it a more authentic-feeling ...

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. was how it has been able to maintain its own identity and balance and not get influenced by its two mighty neighbors – the UAE and Saudi Arabia. I love how much pride they take in their own culture but at the same time are so liberal and tolerant of everyone else around them. After two weeks of exploring Oman, which ...

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When you think of Oman, you won’t directly think of a travel destination. Well, Oman is actually one of the easiest countries to travel. Because of the country’s size, you can easily spend two to three weeks here. At the parking spot, you have to get a 2-min boat ride to get to the starting point of the small hike.

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Eat & drink

Before coming to Oman, I’ve done research on the best restaurants in Muscat and I found Kargeen. Kargeen has both internal and external spaces and in my opinion, the external one is the best. The food was delicious and the surroundings were dreamy – that’s the place where I celebrated by 27th birthday! Make sure to ...

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Situated at the at the Arabian Penninsula, you would actually have to leave Oman and enter the UAE as you drive for some time before entering Oman again! They offer the best flight deals for Oman. You would be able to take on all the view alongside Oman’s coastline. In addition you would be able to experience the joys ...

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There are some really excellent restaurants in Muscat. Two of our favorites were the local institution known as the Kargeen Caffe ...

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I spent my last day wandering around the Muttrah area, eating horrible fast food and trying to meet locals other than taxi drivers. ...

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Worth to visit

Budget Travel in Oman: Meeting locals enables you to save money and get off the beaten path. ...

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Let's start with a short video where you can discover the bottom of Wadi Nakhr and its high vertical cliffs, snapshots of the road up to the plateau and the views of the Jebel Shams Oman canyon from the top. A great place to include in your Oman itinerary ...

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Yes, 100% yes! I wrote this post while sitting at Muscat airport. I was very sad to leave, as I had such a great time in Oman and found it difficult to say goodbye. ...

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General

Locals enjoy their coffee served strong and often flavoured with cardamom. Turkish coffee is a popular option too. Be sure to order a small Arabic sweet with your coffee, the sweets here are sensational. Dates are usually served with coffee and it’s traditional to greet a guest with both.

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You may be wondering: where is Oman? Oman is a beautiful country located in the Middle East. Not many people visit Oman, which is probably due to the fact that the country is relatively unknown. That’s a real shame though because there are plenty of reasons to visit Oman. It’s a spectacular country with beautiful ...

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Oman is one of the most beautiful countries that I have ever visited. Picture developed highways, malls and restaurants of the city of Muscat alongside the beautiful mosques against a mountainous backdrop. Head into the desert for Arabic style camping or the mountains and wadis for fantastic hikes.

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Sun setting over the city Sur located on the south shore of Oman After travelling around Oman for 10 days we realised more and more that this country is truly ahidden treasure of the Arabian Peninsula. It’s also quite interesting how little most people actually know about Oman and its people.

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Itinerary

Oman, as a destination, wasn’t really on my radar until this opportunity arose and I began doing some research. I, initially, assumed I wouldn’t need more than a week, but I eventually ended up spending 2 weeks there, and that too just wasn’t enough. Ideally, I recommend spending at least 8-10 days to truly explore ...

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We explored the Northern part of Oman on a 7-day self-drive trip. Our itinerary included impressive forts, stunning mosques and an overnight stay in the desert. We enjoyed cool swim stops in the wadi’s dotted around the country, spent an evening watching green turtles nesting on the beach and ..

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In this Oman travel blog I share with you my experience of self drive in Oman and my Oman road trip itinerary for 10 days. We traveled as two girls mostly in the North of Oman. We had a chauffeur for our transfer. Unless you live in the UAE and his is the best option as car rental is very expensive if you wish to ...

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More suggestions for your Oman road trip itinerary

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. isn’t a very well known country and there aren’t many tourists visiting Oman. In fact, when I announced Frank and I would be making an Oman road trip many people asked: why are you going there, isn’t Oman just a big desert? Having explored Oman for 2 weeks by car I can safely say it most definitely is not.

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2 weeks in Oman: our road trip itinerary

road trip was 2 weeks in total

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Costs

. but worried about the cost? This part of the Middle East has a reputation for being expensive—but Oman can be surprisingly budget-friendly, provided you follow a few tips. Check out my money saving advice for visiting Oman on a budget. , the Sultanate of Oman is a wonderful place to visit in the Middle East.

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Oman on a budget: 11 easy ways to save money

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. is a beautiful country in the Middle East, overlooking by most travelers. I spent 2 weeks in Oman and can say from experience: Oman is stunning! Perhaps one of the reasons not many people visit Oman is they are deterred by the Oman travel cost. You may be wondering: is Oman expensive? The answer to this question isn’t ...

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How expensive is Oman: Oman travel budget

Oman on a budget

an average daily budget of €123 for a couple

an average daily budget of €65 for a couple

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Mention Oman and the mind of a traveler will conjure up images of Arabian Palaces, impenetrable forts, stunning mountains, lush oasis’ and hospitality that is deeply rooted in Omani culture. One thing that the average traveler won’t think of is cheap Oman travel. Oman is definitely possible to travel on a strict ...

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Costs of Food in Oman

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It’s not a secret that Oman is not the cheapest destination, but for those willing to get a little dirty and sleep under stars you can stretch your money a lot further here. With that said, the sky is the limit in Oman with it’s plethora of luxury resorts. ...

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Accommodation

Best Resorts and Family Hotels in Oman – I lived in the Middle East for a time when I was a child and loved it there. I am keen to return and take my children on a trip through Oman, Abu Dhabi . The opulent hotels, fabulous attractions and friendly locals really appeal to me. Have a look at some of our suggestions for ...

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Wondering where to stay in Oman? All you need to find where to stay during yourroad trip in Oman Where to stay in Oman to get closer to nature and history? Check it out in the suggestions below - You can find listings, but most are to stay with expatriates living in Oman. - Near the beach, in the desert, or in the ...

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Oman Hotels - AL BATINAH

Where to stay in Oman - Sur accommodations

Where to stay in MUSCAT - accommodations

Where to stay in WAHIBA SANDS - Camps

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Of course, you’ll want to peruse a few Oman Hotels and book a hotel that will enhance your stay in the country. ...

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As one of the most popular destinations in the Middle East, Oman attracts visitors from all over the world due to its ancient culture and awe-inspiring natural beauty. People who have a taste for luxury are sure to be satisfied by the accommodation options here as many of the leading hotels are fit for a visiting ...

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