Oman is a Middle Eastern destination that offers you the chance to immerse yourself in the beauty and tradition of the region. Striking landscapes combine picturesque coastline and rugged mountains, while traditional cities showcase historic architecture and come with friendly hospitality. Despite being less travelled, there's a bevy of activities, tours and expeditions that unveil the charm and adventure of Oman, while offering you a truly unique experience.
Don't miss these Oman attractions
- Wahiba Desert excursions
- Nizwa Fort and the castles of Oman
- Wadi Shab and Bimah day trips
- 4WD safaris through the Hajar Mountains
- Dhow cruises
Muscat's man-made beauty
Muscat is an experience in itself. This capital city is defined by traditional architecture demonstrated in every single building that lines the streets. It is a strikingly beautiful destination that offers endless opportunity in the way of exploring the culture of Oman.
Walking tours through the streets are a great way to get to know the history of the city. Alternatively, double-decker hop-on hop-off buses frequent the streets, making the rounds of some of the city's most notable sites. Dhow cruises are also available and are perfect for viewing the stunning coast, villages and historic forts.
The natural beauty of Oman
Outside of its cities, the landscape of Oman is something to behold. From the nearly deserted beaches and hidden turquoise sea lakes, to the mysterious desert sands, this country boasts natural beauty that is worth seeing more than once.
A plethora of tours and trips are available to view the Oman landscape in all its glory. An overnight 4WD desert expedition is a great way to view the impressive golden dunes and starry night skies of the Wahiba Desert. Alternatively, you can take in the rugged beauty of the Hajar Mountains while driving to a number of key sites, including the forts of Nizwa.