14 days in Oman Itinerary

14 days in Oman Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oman visit planner
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Fly
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Khasab
— 2 nights
Fly
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Salalah
— 3 nights
Fly
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Nizwa
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Sur
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Muscat
— 3 nights

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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.
Khasab is known for wildlife, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, explore the historical opulence of Festung Cacapo, don't miss a visit to Khasab Fort, and explore the activities along Khawr Najd.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Khasab trip planner.

Muscat to Khasab is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Muscat in May, expect nights in Khasab to be about the same, around 34°C, while days are little chillier, around 41°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Salalah.
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Salalah — 3 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: stroll through Al Mughsail Beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at Nabi Ayoub's Tomb, explore the fascinating underground world of Marneef Cave, and head outdoors with Wadi Darbat.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Salalah trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Khasab to Salalah takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from Khasab, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Salalah, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to fly to Nizwa.
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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 (Misfat al Abreyeen & Al Hoota Cave) and Snake Canyon (in Wadi Bani Awf). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Nizwa Fort, hunt for treasures at Nizwa Souk, look for gifts at Nizwa Grand Mall, and step into the grandiose world of Jibreen Castle.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nizwa sightseeing planner.

Getting from Salalah to Nizwa by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, Nizwa is a bit cooler than Salalah - with highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sur.
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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. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Wadi Shab and then explore the historical opulence of Bilad Sur Castle. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Ras al Hadd Castle, stroll through Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve, and then kick back and relax at Turtle Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Sur trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nizwa to Sur takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Nizwa in May; daily highs in Sur reach 48°C and lows reach 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Muscat.
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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.
On the 25th (Wed), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Mutrah Souq, race across the water with a speed boat tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Qurum Beach, and step into the grandiose world of Al Alam Palace.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Muscat trip itinerary maker app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sur to Muscat. May in Muscat sees daily highs of 45°C and lows of 35°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
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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.
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