31 days in Oman Itinerary

31 days in Oman Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oman trip itinerary planner

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Khasab
— 3 nights
Drive to Ras al Khaimah, Bus to Muscat
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Muscat
— 11 nights
Drive
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Qurayyat
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sur
— 1 night
Drive
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Nakhl
— 1 night
Drive
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Nizwa
— 5 nights
Drive
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Salalah
— 5 nights
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Khasab

— 3 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.
Go for a jaunt from Khasab to Bukha to see Bukha Fort about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, contemplate the waterfront views at Khawr Najd, stroll through Bassa Public Beach, and explore the historical opulence of Festung Cacapo.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Khasab trip itinerary builder site.

Manama, Bahrain to Khasab is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Gulf Standard Time (GST) is 1 hour. In March in Khasab, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Muscat.

Things to do in Khasab

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Muscat

— 11 nights
The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
Change things up with these side-trips from Muscat: Yitti Beach (in Yiti) and Daymaniyat Islands Nature Reserve (in Seeb). On the 5th (Fri), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Spend the 9th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Bait Al Zubair, take a memorable tour with Tours, explore the engaging exhibits at The National Museum of Oman, and kick back and relax at Qurum Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Muscat online itinerary maker.

Fly from Khasab to Muscat in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. In March in Muscat, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Qurayyat.

Things to do in Muscat

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Qurayyat

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Majlis al Jinn Cave and then see human ingenuity at work at Wadi Dayqah Dam. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Extra Divers Sifah and then play a few rounds at Jebel Sifah Golf Course.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Qurayyat online tour planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Muscat to Qurayyat. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sur.

Things to do in Qurayyat

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Tours

Side Trips

Sur

— 1 night
Sur is a capital city of Ash Sharqiyah Region, northeastern Oman, on the coast of the Gulf of Oman. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Bilad Sur Castle, explore the striking landscape at Wadi Shab, and then delve into the distant past at Bibi Maryam Mausoleum.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sur online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Qurayyat to Sur in 1.5 hours. In March in Sur, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Nakhl.

Things to do in Sur

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Nakhl

— 1 night
On the 20th (Sat), take in the natural beauty of Al Thowarah Hot Springs and then contemplate the long history of Nakhal Fort.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Nakhl vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Sur to Nakhl in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Sur in March, things will get much colder in Nakhl: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nizwa.

Things to do in Nakhl

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Nizwa

— 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nizwa: Al Hamra (Misfat al Abreyeen, Wadi Nakhr Canyon, &more). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Nizwa Fort, browse the eclectic array of goods at Nizwa Souk, explore the historical opulence of Jibreen Castle, and steep yourself in history at Bahla Fort.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Nizwa travel site.

Traveling by car from Nakhl to Nizwa takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in March, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Salalah.

Things to do in Nizwa

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Salalah

— 5 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: examine the collection at Museum of the Frankincense Land, explore the fascinating underground world of Marneef Cave, explore the historical opulence of Taqah Castle, and enjoy the sand and surf at Al Mughsail Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Salalah trip website.

Traveling by flight from Nizwa to Salalah takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Nizwa in March: highs in Salalah hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salalah

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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.