8 days in Oman Itinerary

8 days in Oman Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oman visit planner
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Fly
1
Muscat
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Sur
— 1 night
Drive
3
Nizwa
— 3 nights
Fly
4
Khasab
— 1 night
Drive

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Muscat — 2 nights

The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
On the 3rd (Fri), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Mutrah Souq, make a trip to Corniche, stroll through Qurum Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Muscat trip maker.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Muscat is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Muscat are 45°C, while nighttime lows are 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sur.
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Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Side Trip
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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. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Wadi Shab and then explore the historical opulence of Bilad Sur Castle.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sur trip builder app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Muscat to Sur. In June, plan for daily highs up to 47°C, and evening lows to 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nizwa.
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Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 4:

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Nizwa side-trips: Al Hamra (Al Hoota Cave & Misfat al Abreyeen). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Nizwa Fort, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jebel Akhdar, step into the grandiose world of Jibreen Castle, and hunt for treasures at Nizwa Souk.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Nizwa route builder tool.

You can drive from Sur to Nizwa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Sur in June, expect Nizwa to be little chillier, temps between 35°C and 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Khasab.
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Nature · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Side Trips
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Khasab — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Festung Cacapo and then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Khasab trip builder tool.

You can fly from Nizwa to Khasab in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, car, and ferry. In June, Khasab is a bit warmer than Nizwa - with highs of 43°C and lows of 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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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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