15 days in Oman Itinerary

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Muscat
— 4 nights
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Khasab
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Salalah
— 3 nights
Fly
4
Nizwa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nakhl
— 2 nights
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mohammed Al Ameen mosque and Snake Canyon. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, browse the different shops at Muscat City Centre, brush up on your military savvy at Sultan's Armed Forces Museum, and see the interesting displays at Bait Al Zubair.

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Sydney, Australia to Muscat is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Gulf Standard Time (GST) is minus 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Khasab.
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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.
On the 6th (Thu), explore the activities along Khawr Najd and then step into the grandiose world of Festung Cacapo. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Khasab Fort and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Khasab day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Muscat to Khasab takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Al Fizayah Beach and Teeq Cave and Tawi Ateer Sinkhole. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Al Mughsail Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Qaboos Mosque, examine the collection at Museum of the Frankincense Land, and contemplate the waterfront views at Wadi Darbat.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Salalah itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Khasab to Salalah in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Khasab in February: highs in Salalah hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to fly to Nizwa.
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Nizwa — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Bahla Fort, then make a trip to Birkat Al Mouz Ruins, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Nizwa Fort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Wadi Nakhr Canyon and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Empty Quarter.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Nizwa tour planner.

You can fly from Salalah to Nizwa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Salalah in February; daily highs in Nizwa reach 19°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Nakhl.
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Nakhl — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Al Hazm Castle and then visit Wakan Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): witness a stunning natural landmark at Al Thowarah Hot Springs and then steep yourself in history at Nakhal Fort.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nakhl road trip planner.

You can drive from Nizwa to Nakhl in 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Nakhl can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to 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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