14 days in Oman Itinerary

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Fly to Muscat International Airport, Drive to Nakhl
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Nakhl
— 1 night
Drive
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Sur
— 1 night
Drive
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Muscat
— 4 nights
Fly
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Salalah
— 3 nights
Fly
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Nizwa
— 4 nights
Drive to Muscat International Airport, Fly to Bologna

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Nakhl — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): witness a stunning natural landmark at Al Thowarah Hot Springs and then contemplate the long history of Nakhal Fort.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Nakhl planner.

Bologna, Italy to Nakhl is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Gulf Standard Time (GST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bologna in October, with highs in Nakhl at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sur.
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Sur — 1 night

Sur is a capital city of Ash Sharqiyah Region, northeastern Oman, on the coast of the Gulf of Oman. On the 4th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Sur Maritime Museum, explore the striking landscape at Wadi Shab, and then step into the grandiose world of Bilad Sur Castle.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sur online journey maker.

You can drive from Nakhl to Sur in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Nakhl in October, expect Sur to be much hotter, temps between 43°C and 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Muscat.
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Muscat — 4 nights

The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
On the 8th (Sun), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, have fun and explore at The National Museum of Oman, explore the historical opulence of Al Alam Palace, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Muscat trip builder app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sur to Muscat. In October, daily temperatures in Muscat can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to fly 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, nature, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Museum of the Frankincense Land, explore the activities along Wadi Darbat, step into the grandiose world of Taqah Castle, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Al Mughsail Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Salalah trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Muscat to Salalah takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, Salalah is slightly colder than Muscat - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can fly to Nizwa.
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Nizwa — 4 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 (Jebel Shams & Wadi Ghul - Oman's Grand Canyon). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Nizwa Fort, explore the ancient world of Bahla Fort, browse the eclectic array of goods at Nizwa Souk, and step into the grandiose world of Jibreen Castle.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Nizwa online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Salalah to Nizwa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Salalah in October; daily highs in Nizwa reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. On the 15th (Sun), you're off to 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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