8 days in Oman Itinerary

8 days in Oman Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oman holiday planner
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Muscat
— 2 nights
Fly
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Khasab
— 2 nights
Fly
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Nizwa
— 2 nights
Drive to Muscat International Airport, Fly to Lisbon

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Snake Canyon and Shark Diving. Explore hidden gems such as Sultan's Armed Forces Museum and Ghalya's Museum of Modern Art. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Illusions, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pebble Beach, play a few rounds at Al Mouj Golf, and contemplate the waterfront views at Wadi Al Arbeieen.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Muscat online trip planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Muscat is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Gulf Standard Time is 4 hours. Traveling from Lisbon in May, expect Muscat to be warmer, temps between 45°C and 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can fly to Khasab.
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Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Museums
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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): make a trip to Khasab Fort and then race across the water with a speed boat tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Festung Cacapo and then explore the activities along Khawr Najd.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Khasab planning website.

Traveling by flight from Muscat to Khasab takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Muscat in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Khasab: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 34°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time 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 2nd (Thu): admire nature's extreme beauty at Empty Quarter and then take in breathtaking views at Wadi Nakhr Canyon.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nizwa trip app.

Traveling by flight from Khasab to Nizwa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, car, bus, and taxi. In June, Nizwa is slightly colder than Khasab - with highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C. On the 3rd (Fri), 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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