45 days in Oman Itinerary

45 days in Oman Itinerary

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Muscat
— 14 nights
Fly
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Khasab
— 5 nights
Fly
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Salalah
— 8 nights
Fly to Muscat, Drive to Al Hamra
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Al Hamra
— 5 nights
Drive
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Nakhl
— 4 nights
Drive
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Sur
— 5 nights
Drive
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Qurayyat
— 3 nights
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Muscat

— 14 nights
The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
Venture out of the city with trips to Seeb (Daymaniyat Islands Nature Reserve & Al Naseem Park), Yitti Beach (in Yiti) and Jebel Sifah Golf Course (in As Sifah). On the 15th (Thu), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Spend the 5th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Qurum Beach, examine the collection at Bait Al Zubair, explore the striking landscape at Bimmah Sinkhole, and have fun and explore at The National Museum of Oman.

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

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Muscat. July in Muscat sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 36°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can fly to Khasab.

Things to do in Muscat

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Khasab

— 5 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: see what you can catch with Musandam Sea Adventure Travel and Tourism, make a trip to Khasab Fort, step into the grandiose world of Festung Cacapo, and explore the activities along Khawr Najd.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Khasab online travel planner.

Fly from Muscat to Khasab in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. July in Khasab sees daily highs of 44°C and lows of 38°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for the flight to Salalah.

Things to do in Khasab

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Salalah

— 8 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Al Mughsail Beach, see the interesting displays at Museum of the Frankincense Land, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Qaboos Mosque, and head outdoors with Wadi Darbat.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Salalah vacation maker website.

You can fly from Khasab to Salalah in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Khasab in July; daily highs in Salalah reach 32°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Al Hamra.

Things to do in Salalah

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Al Hamra

— 5 nights
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Al Hamra: Jibreen Castle (in Jabrin), Nizwa (Nizwa Souk, Nizwa Fort, &more) and Anantara Spa at Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort (in Jabal Akhdar).

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Al Hamra journey app.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Salalah to Al Hamra takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Salalah in July since evenings lows in Al Hamra dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nakhl.

Things to do in Al Hamra

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

Nakhl

— 4 nights
Step out of Nakhl to go to Sohar and see Wakan Village, which is approximately 44 minutes away.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Nakhl itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Al Hamra to Nakhl in 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Nakhl can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. You'll set off for Sur on the 6th (Fri).

Things to do in Nakhl

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sur

— 5 nights
Sur is a capital city of Ash Sharqiyah Region, northeastern Oman, on the coast of the Gulf of Oman. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sur: Snake Canyon (in Wadi Bani Awf), Al Hadd (Turtle Beach & Coastal Trip Tourism) and Wahiba Sands (in Jalan Bani Buhassan). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Wadi Shab, explore the historical opulence of Bilad Sur Castle, stroll through Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve, and get engrossed in the history at Old Castle Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sur day trip planning site.

You can drive from Nakhl to Sur in 3.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Nakhl in August; daily highs in Sur reach 45°C and lows reach 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Qurayyat.

Things to do in Sur

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Qurayyat

— 3 nights
Qurayyat is known for nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the engineering at Wadi Dayqah Dam and Head underground at Majlis al Jinn Cave.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Qurayyat using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sur to Qurayyat takes 1.5 hours. You will leave for home on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Qurayyat

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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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.