10 days in Oman Itinerary

10 days in Oman Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oman sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Salalah
— 3 nights
Fly
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Nizwa
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Nakhl
— 1 night
Drive
4
Muscat
— 3 nights
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Salalah

— 3 nights
The Sultanate's second city, Salalah has become known as a southerly counterpoint to the capital in the north.
Kids will enjoy Museum of the Frankincense Land and Sumhuram Old City. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Al Mughsail Beach, delve into the distant past at The Frankincense Trail, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Qaboos Mosque, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Al Fizayah Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Salalah trip site.

London, UK to Salalah is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Gulf Standard Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from London in October, things will get much hotter in Salalah: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Nizwa.

Things to do in Salalah

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

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 26th (Tue): stop by Nizwa Grand Mall and then get to know the fascinating history of Nizwa Fort. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Jibreen Castle, then explore the ancient world of Bahla Fort, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Nizwa Souk.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nizwa road trip planning app.

Fly from Salalah to Nizwa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Salalah in October; daily highs in Nizwa reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nakhl.

Things to do in Nizwa

Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nakhl

— 1 night
On the 28th (Thu), witness a stunning natural landmark at Al Thowarah Hot Springs and then contemplate the long history of Nakhal Fort.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Nakhl trip planner.

Getting from Nizwa to Nakhl by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Muscat.

Things to do in Nakhl

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Muscat

— 3 nights
The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Qurum Beach and The National Museum of Oman. On the 31st (Sun), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Mutrah Souq, see the interesting displays at Amouage, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Muscat itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nakhl to Muscat. When traveling from Nakhl in October, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Muscat: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Muscat

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Oman travel guide

4.4
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.