38 days in Oman Itinerary

38 days in Oman Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Al Hamra
— 2 nights
2
Nizwa
— 2 nights
3
Al Sharqiyah
— 1 night
4
Wadi Bani Awf
— 1 night
5
Seeb
— 1 night
6
Muscat
— 3 nights
7
Sohar
— 1 night
8
Al Hadd
— 2 nights
9
Muttrah
— 2 nights
10
Al Kamil Wal Wafi
— 2 nights
11
Sur
— 3 nights
12
Ibri
— 2 nights
13
Barka
— 2 nights
14
Ruwi
— 2 nights
15
Jalan Bani Buhassan
— 2 nights
16
Khasab
— 2 nights
17
Salalah
— 3 nights

2
nights
Al Hamra

Al Hamra ©
Al Hamra is known for nature, historic sites, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jebel Shams, explore the stunning scenery at Wadi Nakhr Canyon, stroll through Track Wadi Bani Awf, and Head underground at Al Hoota Cave.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Al Hamra trip builder site.

Zurich, Switzerland to Al Hamra is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Zurich to Al Hamra, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in February; daily highs in Al Hamra reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Nizwa.

Things to do in Al Hamra

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Jebel Shams ©
Jebel Shams
Al Hoota Cave ©
Al Hoota Cave
Misfat al Abreyeen ©
Misfat al Abreyeen

2
nights
Nizwa

Nizwa ©
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 28th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Jebel Akhdar and then hunt for treasures at Nizwa Souk. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Jibreen Castle, thencontemplate the long history of Bahla Fort, thensteep yourself in history at Falaj Daris Park, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Nizwa Fort.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Nizwa travel planner.

Traveling by car from Al Hamra to Nizwa takes an hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Al Sharqiyah.

Things to do in Nizwa

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Jibreen Castle
Highlights from your plan
 Nizwa Fort ©
Nizwa Fort
Bahla Fort ©
Bahla Fort
Jebel Akhdar ©
Jebel Akhdar

1
night
Al Sharqiyah

Al Sharqiyah ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Wadi Tiwi.

Before you visit Al Sharqiyah, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Nizwa to Al Sharqiyah in 4.5 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Nizwa in February: high temperatures in Al Sharqiyah hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Wadi Bani Awf.

Things to do in Al Sharqiyah

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wadi Tiwi ©
Wadi Tiwi

1
night
Wadi Bani Awf

Wadi Bani Awf ©
On the 2nd (Mon), take in breathtaking views at Snake Canyon.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Wadi Bani Awf trip planning tool.

Getting from Al Sharqiyah to Wadi Bani Awf by car takes about 2.5 hours. In March in Wadi Bani Awf, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Seeb.

Things to do in Wadi Bani Awf

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Snake Canyon ©
Snake Canyon

1
night
Seeb

Seeb ©
A popular getaway for the capital's city-dwellers, Seeb gives foreign visitors a taste of a real Omani town, just a 30-minute drive west along the coast from Muscat.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): stroll through Daymaniyat Islands Nature Reserve and then walk around Al Naseem Park.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Seeb trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Wadi Bani Awf to Seeb takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Wadi Bani Awf, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Seeb, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Muscat.

Things to do in Seeb

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Daymaniyat Islands Nature Reserve ©
Daymaniyat Islands Nature Reserve
Al Naseem Park ©
Al Naseem Park

3
nights
Muscat

Muscat ©
The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Extra Divers Qantab, Lifetime Tours - Day Tours, Bimmah Sinkhole, and other attractions. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, kick back and relax at Qurum Beach, see the interesting displays at Bait Al Zubair, and get interesting insight from Tours.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Muscat trip maker site.

Explore your travel options from Seeb to Muscat with the Route module. In March in Muscat, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Sohar.

Things to do in Muscat

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque ©
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
Royal Opera House ©
Royal Opera House
Bait Al Zubair ©
Bait Al Zubair

1
night
Sohar

Sohar ©
Sohar is the capital and largest city of the Al Batinah North Governorate in the Sultanate of Oman. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take a stroll through Wakan Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Safeer Mall and then admire the striking features of Sohar Fort.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sohar vacation builder tool.

Do a combination of bus and taxi from Muscat to Sohar in 6.5 hours. In March in Sohar, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Al Hadd.

Things to do in Sohar

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wakan Village ©
Wakan Village
Safeer Mall ©
Safeer Mall
Sohar Fort ©
Sohar Fort

2
nights
Al Hadd

Al Hadd ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Turtle Beach.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Al Hadd vacation maker website.

You can drive from Sohar to Al Hadd in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Sohar, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Al Hadd, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. You will leave for Muttrah on the 10th (Tue).

Things to do in Al Hadd

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Turtle Beach ©
Turtle Beach

2
nights
Muttrah

Muttrah ©
Muttrah, administratively a district, is located in the Muscat province of Oman. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Al Alam Palace and then get engrossed in the history at Al Jalali Fort.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Muttrah online route planner.

Getting from Al Hadd to Muttrah by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Al Hadd in March, expect nights in Muttrah to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Al Kamil Wal Wafi.

Things to do in Muttrah

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Muscat Governorate
Highlights from your plan
Al Alam Palace ©
Al Alam Palace
Mutrah Souq ©
Mutrah Souq
Corniche ©
Corniche

2
nights
Al Kamil Wal Wafi

Al Kamil Wal Wafi ©
On the 13th (Fri), delve into the lush surroundings at Al Saleel National Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Al Kamil Wal Wafi online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Muttrah to Al Kamil Wal Wafi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sur.

Things to do in Al Kamil Wal Wafi

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Castle Museum ©
Old Castle Museum
Al Saleel National Park ©
Al Saleel National Park

3
nights
Sur

Sur ©
Sur is a capital city of Ash Sharqiyah Region, northeastern Oman, on the coast of the Gulf of Oman. Sur is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Wadi Shab, see the interesting displays at Sur Maritime Museum, step into the grandiose world of Bilad Sur Castle, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Sur trip planner.

You can drive from Al Kamil Wal Wafi to Sur in an hour. March in Sur sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 17th (Tue), you'll travel to Ibri.

Things to do in Sur

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Wadi Shab ©
Wadi Shab
Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve ©
Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve
Bilad Sur Castle ©
Bilad Sur Castle

2
nights
Ibri

Ibri ©
On the 18th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Ibri Castle, explore the striking landscape at Wadi Damm, and then delve into the distant past at Archaeological Sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn.

To plan Ibri vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Sur to Ibri takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 19th (Thu), you'll travel to Barka.

Things to do in Ibri

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Archaeological Sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn
Highlights from your plan
Wadi Damm ©
Wadi Damm
Ibri Castle ©
Ibri Castle

2
nights
Barka

Barka ©
On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the natural beauty of Al Thowarah Hot Springs, steep yourself in history at Nakhal Fort, and then don't miss a visit to Barka Bull Fight Arena.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Barka trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Ibri to Barka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ruwi.

Things to do in Barka

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Nakhl, Al Hazm Castle
Highlights from your plan
Nakhal Fort ©
Nakhal Fort
Al Hazm Castle ©
Al Hazm Castle
Barka Bull Fight Arena ©
Barka Bull Fight Arena

2
nights
Ruwi

Ruwi ©
One of the main commercial and business hubs in the sultanate, Ruwi has the feel of a buzzing, modern district and the architecture to match.
On the 22nd (Sun), stroll through Yitti Beach and then examine the collection at The Currency Museum of Oman.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ruwi trip planner.

You can drive from Barka to Ruwi in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, daytime highs in Ruwi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Jalan Bani Buhassan.

Things to do in Ruwi

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Yitti Beach, Majlis al Jinn Cave
Highlights from your plan
Yitti Beach ©
Yitti Beach

2
nights
Jalan Bani Buhassan

Jalan Bani Buhassan ©
Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's extreme beauty at Wahiba Sands.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Jalan Bani Buhassan online trip maker.

Drive from Ruwi to Jalan Bani Buhassan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will leave for Khasab on the 25th (Wed).

Things to do in Jalan Bani Buhassan

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wahiba Sands ©
Wahiba Sands

2
nights
Khasab

Khasab ©
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.
You've now added Khasab Sands Tours to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Khawr Najd, make a trip to Khasab Fort, explore the historical opulence of Festung Cacapo, and stroll through Bassa Public Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Khasab driving holiday planner.

Getting from Jalan Bani Buhassan to Khasab by car takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, car, and ferry. While traveling from Jalan Bani Buhassan, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Khasab, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. On the 28th (Sat), you're off to Salalah.

Things to do in Khasab

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bassa Public Beach ©
Bassa Public Beach
Khawr Najd ©
Khawr Najd
Khasab Fort ©
Khasab Fort

3
nights
Salalah

Salalah ©
The Sultanate's second city, Salalah has become known as a southerly counterpoint to the capital in the north.
Al Mughsail Beach has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Marneef Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Al Mughsail Beach, and then examine the collection at Museum of the Frankincense Land. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Taqah Castle, thenexplore the ancient world of Sumhuram Old City, and then get outside with Wadi Darbat.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Salalah trip planner.

Getting from Khasab to Salalah by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Salalah can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salalah

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sultan Qaboos Mosque ©
Sultan Qaboos Mosque
Museum of the Frankincense Land ©
Museum of the Frankincense Land
Al Mughsail Beach ©
Al Mughsail Beach

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