8 days in Oman Itinerary

8 days in Oman Itinerary

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Sur
— 1 night
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Al Hamra
— 2 nights
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Salalah
— 2 nights
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Muscat
— 2 nights

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Sur

Sur ©
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 5th (Thu): kick back and relax at Turtle Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Coastal Trip Tourism. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Bilad Sur Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Wadi Shab, and then explore the ancient world of Bibi Maryam Mausoleum.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sur trip itinerary planner.

Muscat to Sur is an approximately 3.5-hour bus ride. In November in Sur, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Al Hamra.

Things to do in Sur

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Must see
Wadi Shab
4.6
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Beach
Turtle Beach
3.7
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Coastal Trip Tourism
4.6

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nights
Al Hamra

Al Hamra ©
On the 7th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Bahla Fort, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Nizwa Fort, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Al Hoota Cave. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jebel Shams, explore the stunning scenery at Wadi Ghul - Oman's Grand Canyon, and then steep yourself in history at Misfat al Abreyeen.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Al Hamra travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sur to Al Hamra in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Sur in November, expect Al Hamra to be colder, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Salalah.

Things to do in Al Hamra

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Mountain
Jebel Shams
4.6

2
nights
Salalah

Salalah ©
The Sultanate's second city, Salalah has become known as a southerly counterpoint to the capital in the north.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): kick back and relax at Al Fizayah Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Al Mughsail Beach, and then Head underground at Marneef Cave. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museum of the Frankincense Land, delve into the distant past at Sumhuram Old City, then get outside with Wadi Darbat, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Teeq Cave and Tawi Ateer Sinkhole.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Salalah trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Al Hamra to Salalah takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Al Hamra in November: high temperatures in Salalah hover around 36°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Muscat.

Things to do in Salalah

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
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Outdoor Activity
Wadi Darbat
4.5

2
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Muscat

Muscat ©
The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Amouage, stroll through Qurum Beach, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Mutrah Souq. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun and explore at The National Museum of Oman, then see the interesting displays at Bait Al Zubair, and then step into the grandiose world of Al Alam Palace.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Muscat trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Salalah to Muscat takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Muscat can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Muscat

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Must see
Qurum Beach
4.2
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
4.9
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Specialty Museum
Bait Al Zubair
4.3

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