14 days in Oman Itinerary

14 days in Oman Itinerary

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Salalah
— 2 nights
Fly
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Nizwa
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sur
— 1 night
Drive
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Muscat
— 5 nights
Fly
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Khasab
— 2 nights
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Salalah

— 2 nights
The Sultanate's second city, Salalah has become known as a southerly counterpoint to the capital in the north.
Salalah is known for historic sites, beaches, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Al Mughsail Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Marneef Cave, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Qaboos Mosque, and explore the ancient world of Sumhuram Old City.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Salalah trip planner.

Doha, Qatar to Salalah is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Doha to Salalah. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Doha in September: highs in Salalah hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can fly to Nizwa.

Things to do in Salalah

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:

Nizwa

— 3 nights
Once the capital of the sultanate, Nizwa stands as one of the longest-established urban areas in the country, and has retained its traditional core.
Venture out of the city with trips to Al Hamra (Wadi Nakhr Canyon & Al Hoota Cave). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Jebel Akhdar, appreciate the extensive heritage of Nizwa Fort, steep yourself in history at Bahla Fort, and explore the historical opulence of Jibreen Castle.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nizwa sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Salalah to Nizwa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Salalah in September, things will get a bit cooler in Nizwa: highs are around 31°C and lows about 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sur.

Things to do in Nizwa

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 25 — 28:

Sur

— 1 night
Sur is a capital city of Ash Sharqiyah Region, northeastern Oman, on the coast of the Gulf of Oman. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Wadi Shab and then step into the grandiose world of Bilad Sur Castle.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sur trip planner.

You can drive from Nizwa to Sur in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Nizwa in September: highs in Sur hover around 45°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Muscat.

Things to do in Sur

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:

Muscat

— 5 nights
The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
Change things up with a short trip to Daymaniyat Islands Nature Reserve in Seeb (about 44 minutes away). On the 4th (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Qurum Beach, browse the different shops at Muscat City Centre, brush up on your military savvy at Sultan's Armed Forces Museum, and hunt for treasures at Mutrah Souq.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Muscat journey planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sur to Muscat. Traveling from Sur in September, you will find days in Muscat are a bit cooler (41°C), and nights are about the same (33°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can fly to Khasab.

Things to do in Muscat

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 4:

Khasab

— 2 nights
A lively provincial capital, Khasab has been termed the "Norway of Arabia," because of its dramatic coastline, where dramatic inlets resemble the fjords of Scandinavia.
On the 5th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Festung Cacapo and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Bassa Public Beach and then explore the activities along Khawr Najd.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Khasab road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Muscat to Khasab takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in October, and nighttime lows around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Khasab

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:

Oman travel guide

4.4
Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Flea Markets
Underdeveloped and largely ignored by foreign visitors until the 1970s, Oman now represents one of the region's top vacation destinations, attracting tourists with its pretty beaches, impressive dunes, and friendly mountain villages. A tour of Oman allows travelers to discover a traditional Middle Eastern way of life, authentic cuisine, and thriving urban centers where centuries-old heritage meets every modern amenity under the sun. In a country of well-maintained roads, many visitors choose to drive from one city to the next, where a typical Oman itinerary will include World Heritage Sites, historic forts, modern beaches, and an eclectic dining scene.