8 days in Oman Itinerary

8 days in Oman Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Muscat
— 2 nights
2
Nizwa
— 1 night
3
Salalah
— 3 nights

2
nights
Muscat

Muscat ©
The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
Muscat is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Bait Al Zubair, get a sense of history and politics at Al Alam Palace, steep yourself in history at Mutrah Fort, and kick back and relax at Qurum Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Muscat route planner.

Adana, Turkey to Muscat is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Adana to Muscat. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Muscat when traveling from Adana in August, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nizwa.

Things to do in Muscat

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Muscat Governorate
Highlights from your plan
Bait Al Zubair ©
Bait Al Zubair
Qurum Beach ©
Qurum Beach
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque ©
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Bahla Fort, thenhunt for treasures at Nizwa Souk, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Nizwa Fort.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nizwa route planning app.

Explore your travel options from Muscat to Nizwa with the Route module. Traveling from Muscat in August, things will get little chillier in Nizwa: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Salalah.

Things to do in Nizwa

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
 Nizwa Fort ©
Nizwa Fort
Bahla Fort ©
Bahla Fort
Nizwa Souk ©
Nizwa Souk

3
nights
Salalah

Salalah ©
The Sultanate's second city, Salalah has become known as a southerly counterpoint to the capital in the north.
On the 6th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Al Fizayah Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Al Mughsail Beach, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Marneef Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Teeq Cave and Tawi Ateer Sinkhole, thenhead outdoors with Wadi Darbat, thendelve into the distant past at Sumhuram Old City, and finally examine the collection at Museum of the Frankincense Land.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Salalah driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Nizwa to Salalah in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Nizwa in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Salalah, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salalah

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Wadi Darbat ©
Wadi Darbat
Al Mughsail Beach ©
Al Mughsail Beach
Marneef Cave ©
Marneef Cave

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