15 days in Oman Itinerary

15 days in Oman Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oman tour itinerary planner

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Fly
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Muscat
— 4 nights
Fly
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Khasab
— 2 nights
Fly
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Salalah
— 3 nights
Fly to Muscat, Drive to Al Hamra
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Al Hamra
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sur
— 1 night
Drive
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Nakhl
— 1 night
Drive to Muscat International Airport, Fly to King Fahd International Airport

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Muscat

— 4 nights
The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
On the 13th (Sun), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Qurum Beach, don't miss a visit to Corniche, get a sense of history and politics at Al Alam Palace, and buy something for everyone on your list at Muscat City Centre.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Muscat trip builder app.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Muscat is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Gulf Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Dammam in June, plan for slightly colder days in Muscat, with highs around 45°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Khasab.

Things to do in Muscat

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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.
On the 17th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Festung Cacapo and then see what you can catch with Musandam Sea Adventure Travel and Tourism. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Khawr Najd and then don't miss a visit to Khasab Fort.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Khasab holiday planner.

Getting from Muscat to Khasab by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in June, and nighttime lows around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Salalah.

Things to do in Khasab

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Salalah

— 3 nights
The Sultanate's second city, Salalah has become known as a southerly counterpoint to the capital in the north.
Salalah is known for historic sites, beaches, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Al Mughsail Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Marneef Cave, examine the collection at Museum of the Frankincense Land, and soothe aching muscles at Anantara Spa at Al Baleed Resort Salalah.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Salalah trip maker tool.

Getting from Khasab to Salalah by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Khasab in June, with highs in Salalah at 37°C and lows at 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Al Hamra.

Things to do in Salalah

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Al Hamra

— 3 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Al Hamra side-trips: Nizwa (Nizwa Souk, Nizwa Fort, &more) and Jibreen Castle (in Jabrin).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Al Hamra trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Salalah to Al Hamra in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Salalah in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Al Hamra, with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sur.

Things to do in Al Hamra

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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 25th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Bilad Sur Castle, explore the striking landscape at Wadi Shab, and then explore the ancient world of Bibi Maryam Mausoleum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sur online route planner.

Traveling by car from Al Hamra to Sur takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Al Hamra in June, things will get a bit warmer in Sur: highs are around 47°C and lows about 35°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Nakhl.

Things to do in Sur

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Nakhl

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Al Thowarah Hot Springs and then steep yourself in history at Nakhal Fort.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Nakhl online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Sur to Nakhl takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Sur in June, expect Nakhl to be little chillier, temps between 35°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nakhl

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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.