10 days in Oman Itinerary

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Dibba Al Bay Ah
— 1 night
Ar Rustaq
— 2 nights
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— 2 nights


Khasab — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the activities along Khawr Najd. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Khasab travel route planner.

Amman, Jordan to Khasab is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Amman to Khasab. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Amman in August; daily highs in Khasab reach 44°C and lows reach 38°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dibba Al Bay Ah.
Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Dibba Al Bay Ah — 1 night

On the 20th (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Dibba Al Bay Ah travel route app.

Traveling by car from Khasab to Dibba Al Bay Ah takes 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 44°C, and evening lows to 38°C. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ar Rustaq.
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Ar Rustaq — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Al Hazm Castle and then steep yourself in history at Nakhal Fort. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Al Rustaq Fort and then explore the stunning scenery at Snake Canyon.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ar Rustaq day trip site.

Getting from Dibba Al Bay Ah to Ar Rustaq by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. While traveling from Dibba Al Bay Ah, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Ar Rustaq, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Muscat.
Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Muscat — 3 nights

The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of Illusions and Oman Oil and Gas Exhibition Centre. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Photography Tours. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Ghalya's Museum of Modern Art, take a stroll through Yiti, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Muscat travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ar Rustaq to Muscat. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Ar Rustaq in August; daily highs in Muscat reach 42°C and lows reach 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Salalah.
Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Al Fizayah Beach. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Taqah Castle and then explore the ancient world of Sumhuram Old City.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Salalah driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Muscat to Salalah in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Muscat in August, things will get little chillier in Salalah: highs are around 32°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Oman travel guide

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.