31 days in Oman Itinerary

31 days in Oman Itinerary

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Salalah
— 4 nights
Fly
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Nizwa
— 4 nights
Drive
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Al Sharqiyah
— 1 night
Drive
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Muscat
— 14 nights
Drive
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Ar Rustaq
— 2 nights
Drive
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Dibba Al Bay Ah
— 1 night
Drive
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Khasab
— 4 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Al Fizayah Beach and Salalah Gardens Mall. Get outdoors at Al Mughsail Beach and Wadi Darbat. There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at Anantara Spa at Al Baleed Resort Salalah, get close to the beloved marine mammals with ABT Divers, examine the collection at Museum of the Frankincense Land, and admire the natural beauty at Al Balid Archeological Site.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Salalah travel route planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Salalah is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in July: highs in Salalah hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight 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.
Get in touch with nature at Jebel Shams and Desert Camels Adventure Tours. Head to Nizwa Souk and Nizwa Grand Mallfor plenty of shopping. When in Nizwa, make a side trip to see Misfat al Abreyeen in Al Hamra, approximately Al Hamra away. The adventure continues: soak in style at Anantara Spa at Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort, get to know the fascinating history of Nizwa Fort, contemplate the long history of Bahla Fort, and explore the historical opulence of Jibreen Castle.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nizwa trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Salalah to Nizwa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Salalah in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Nizwa, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Al Sharqiyah.
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Al Sharqiyah — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore the activities along Wadi Tiwi.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Al Sharqiyah trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Nizwa to Al Sharqiyah takes 4.5 hours. In July, Al Sharqiyah is somewhat warmer than Nizwa - with highs of 47°C and lows of 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Muscat.
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Muscat — 14 nights

The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
Head to Murtada A.K. Trading kadok and Mutrah Souqfor plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sultan's Armed Forces Museum and Amouage. Spend the 28th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at Oman Avenues Mall, examine the collection at Museum of Illusions, kick back and relax at Qurum Beach, and tee off at Al Mouj Golf.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Muscat visit planner.

Explore your travel options from Al Sharqiyah to Muscat with the Route module. While traveling from Al Sharqiyah, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Muscat, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 36°C. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ar Rustaq.
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Ar Rustaq — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Al Hazm Castle and then steep yourself in history at Nakhal Fort. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Snake Gorge and then take in breathtaking views at Snake Canyon.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ar Rustaq trip itinerary planning app.

Explore your travel options from Muscat to Ar Rustaq with the Route module. Traveling from Muscat in August, things will get slightly colder in Ar Rustaq: highs are around 34°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dibba Al Bay Ah.
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Dibba Al Bay Ah — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dibba Al Bay Ah online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Ar Rustaq to Dibba Al Bay Ah takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. When traveling from Ar Rustaq in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Dibba Al Bay Ah, with highs around 44°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Khasab.
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Khasab — 4 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Festung Cacapo and Bukha Fort. Visiting Speed Boats Tours and Bassa Public Beach will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Khawr Najd and don't miss a visit to Khasab Fort.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Khasab trip builder tool.

Drive from Dibba Al Bay Ah to Khasab in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 44°C, and evening lows to 38°C. You will leave for home on the 14th (Sun).
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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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