6 days in Oman Itinerary

6 days in Oman Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oman sightseeing planner
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Fly to Muscat International Airport, Drive to Nizwa
— 1 day
— 2 nights
— 3 nights


Nizwa — 1 day

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 25th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Jibreen Castle and then delve into the distant past at Bahla Fort.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Nizwa trip itinerary planner.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Nizwa is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dammam to Nizwa is 1 hour. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Dammam in July: highs in Nizwa hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Salalah.
Historic Sites
Side Trip
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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 (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museum of the Frankincense Land, then get outside with Wadi Darbat, and then delve into the distant past at Sumhuram Old City. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of The Frankincense Trail, then kick back and relax at Al Mughsail Beach, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Marneef Cave.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Salalah journey tool.

You can fly from Nizwa to Salalah in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Nizwa in July, expect nights in Salalah to be somewhat warmer, around 29°C, while days are slightly colder, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Muscat.
Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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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.
Muscat is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Bait Al Zubair, meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, get a sense of history and politics at Al Alam Palace, and walk around Qurum Natural Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Muscat trip builder app.

Fly from Salalah to Muscat in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salalah in July, expect Muscat to be a bit warmer, temps between 43°C and 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks
Side Trip
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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.