21 days in Oman Itinerary

21 days in Oman Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oman travel planner

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Sur
— 2 nights
Drive
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Muttrah
— 4 nights
Fly
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Khasab
— 3 nights
Fly to Muscat, Drive to Al Hamra
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Al Hamra
— 3 nights
Drive to Muscat, Fly to Salalah
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Salalah
— 5 nights
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Sur

— 2 nights
Sur is a capital city of Ash Sharqiyah Region, northeastern Oman, on the coast of the Gulf of Oman. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sur: Muscat (Bimmah Sinkhole & Wadi Bani Khalid), Turtle Beach (in Al Hadd) and Old Castle Museum (in Al Kamil Wal Wafi). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Wadi Shab, contemplate the long history of Sunaysilah Fort, explore the historical opulence of Bilad Sur Castle, and delve into the distant past at Bibi Maryam Mausoleum.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Sur trip itinerary maker website.

Cedar Rapids, USA to Sur is an approximately 156-hour travel. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Gulf Standard Time (GST) is 10 hours. In February, Sur is warmer than Cedar Rapids - with highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Muttrah.

Things to do in Sur

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 7 — 9:

Muttrah

— 4 nights
Muttrah, administratively a district, is located in the Muscat province of Oman. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Muttrah: Muscat City Centre (in Muscat) and Majlis al Jinn Cave (in Qurayyat). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, stroll through Qurum Beach, examine the collection at Bait Al Zubair, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Muttrah tour itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Sur to Muttrah in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Muttrah can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Khasab.

Things to do in Muttrah

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 9 — 13:

Khasab

— 3 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.
Take a break from Khasab with a short trip to Bukha Fort in Bukha, about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get close to the beloved marine mammals with Oman Fjords, make a trip to Khasab Fort, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Khawr Najd.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Khasab tour site.

Traveling by flight from Muttrah to Khasab takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Al Hamra.

Things to do in Khasab

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 13 — 16:

Al Hamra

— 3 nights
Venture out of the city with trips to Nizwa ( Nizwa Fort & Jebel Akhdar), Jibreen Castle (in Jabrin) and Nakhal Fort (in Nakhl).

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Al Hamra journey planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Khasab to Al Hamra takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, car, bus, and taxi. When traveling from Khasab in February, plan for a bit cooler days in Al Hamra, with highs around 19°C, while nights are colder with lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Salalah.

Things to do in Al Hamra

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 16 — 19:

Salalah

— 5 nights
The Sultanate's second city, Salalah has become known as a southerly counterpoint to the capital in the north.
Step out of Salalah with an excursion to Mirbat Castle in Mirbat--about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museum of the Frankincense Land, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Qaboos Mosque, delve into the distant past at Sumhuram Old City, and enjoy the sand and surf at Al Fizayah Beach.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Salalah trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Al Hamra to Salalah takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Al Hamra in February, with highs in Salalah at 32°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salalah

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 19 — 24:

Oman travel guide

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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.