23 days in Oman Itinerary

23 days in Oman Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oman journey planner

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Salalah
— 4 nights
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Khasab
— 3 nights
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Dibba Al Bay Ah
— 1 night
Drive
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Al Hamra
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sur
— 2 nights
Drive
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Al Sharqiyah
— 1 night
Drive
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Muscat
— 7 nights
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Salalah

— 4 nights
The Sultanate's second city, Salalah has become known as a southerly counterpoint to the capital in the north.
Take a break from the city and head to Al Fizayah Beach and ABT Divers. Explore hidden gems such as Al Balid Archeological Site and Al Hosn Palace. There's lots more to do: soothe aching muscles at Anantara Spa at Al Baleed Resort Salalah, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Qaboos Mosque, see the interesting displays at Museum of the Frankincense Land, and head outdoors with Wadi Darbat.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Salalah trip itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Salalah is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Melbourne to Salalah due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in March, with highs in Salalah at 34°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Khasab.

Things to do in Salalah

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 8:

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Speed Boats Tours and Bassa Public Beach. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Khawr Najd, make a trip to Khasab Fort, and explore the historical opulence of Festung Cacapo.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Khasab trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Salalah to Khasab takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You will leave for Dibba Al Bay Ah on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Khasab

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 11:

Dibba Al Bay Ah

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Dibba Al Bay Ah trip builder website.

Getting from Khasab to Dibba Al Bay Ah by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Khasab in March since evenings lows in Dibba Al Bay Ah dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Al Hamra.

Things to do in Dibba Al Bay Ah

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Al Hamra

— 3 nights
Get outdoors at Desert Camels Adventure Tours and Track Wadi Bani Awf. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wadi Nakhr Canyon and Birkat Al Mouz Ruins. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Al Hamra: Nizwa (Nizwa Souk & Nizwa Fort).

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Al Hamra trip planning app.

Drive from Dibba Al Bay Ah to Al Hamra in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car. Traveling from Dibba Al Bay Ah in March, you will find days in Al Hamra are colder (22°C), and nights are slightly colder (12°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sur.

Things to do in Al Hamra

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 12 — 15:

Sur

— 2 nights
Sur is a capital city of Ash Sharqiyah Region, northeastern Oman, on the coast of the Gulf of Oman. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Snake Canyon, take in the dramatic natural features at Wadi Shab, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Turtle Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Sur Maritime Museum and then get a dose of the wild on Coastal Trip Tourism.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sur trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Al Hamra to Sur in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Al Hamra in March: highs in Sur hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Al Sharqiyah.

Things to do in Sur

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 15 — 17:

Al Sharqiyah

— 1 night
On the 18th (Fri), head off-road at Wadi Tiwi.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Al Sharqiyah online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sur to Al Sharqiyah in 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Al Sharqiyah are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Muscat.

Things to do in Al Sharqiyah

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Adventure
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 18:
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Muscat

— 7 nights
The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
Visiting Extra Divers Sifah and Daymaniyat Islands Nature Reserve will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Climbing Tours and Wadi Dayqah Dam. Change things up with a short trip to Al Naseem Park in Seeb (about 44 minutes away). There's much more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, explore the activities along Wadi Al Arbeieen, tour the pleasant surroundings at Qurum Beach, and learn about all things military at Sultan's Armed Forces Museum.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Muscat route builder tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Al Sharqiyah to Muscat. Traveling from Al Sharqiyah in March, you will find days in Muscat are little chillier (34°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Muscat

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 18 — 25:

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.