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Oman is the third-largest country in the Arabian Peninsula, notable for its unlimited miles of coastline, high mountain spines, rugged canyons, lush oases, and expansive deserts. It's also famous for the warm welcome offered to visitors.

With its great variety of landscapes and beautiful vistas, Oman has been attracting many travelers for years. Beyond Oman's natural beauty, you'll find powerful traditions, rich heritage, and cities that combine history and practice with a modern outlook.

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The capital city of Oman blends both natural and architectural beauty. Scenically wedged between mountains and ocean, with old forts and excellent museums, an opera house, and flower-filled parks, the gentle city of Muscat is a charm. Its name means ‘safe anchorage,’ the sea plays a vital role in city life today, sustaining the fishing industry and providing opportunities for visitors to swim from sandy beaches or dive with turtles in nearby lagoons.


Cradled along the fresh shores of the Arabian Sea, Salalah will surprise you with its unique blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and historical value. This gorgeous coastal city in the southern region of Oman delivers travelers an exquisite exploration gateway. Al Hallaniyat Island is a prime spot for sport fishing enthusiasts and those yearning for the thrill of whale-watching experiences. With its overgrown green landscapes, aromatic frankincense groves, and peaceful ambiance, Salalah stands as an oasis in the Arabian Desert. 

Best things to do in Oman

Embark on a captivating journey through Muscat, the heart of Oman. As the capital city, Muscat beautifully weaves the richness of ancient Arabic architecture and cherished monuments. Admire the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, a masterpiece of world architecture. You will see the diplomatic quarter on your way to Old Muscat with its colorful Al Alam Palace, flanked by two Portuguese forts: Al Mirani and Al Jalali. Visit the Bait Al Zubair Museum with ethnologic exhibits from private collections. Don't miss the panoramic corniche to Muttrah Souk, the oldest market in Oman. Here, you find time to stroll around and hunt some bargains.

The Royal Opera House is Oman's premier music, arts, and culture destination. The complex has a theatre, auditorium, landscaped gardens, an art center, and cultural markets and can accommodate up to 1100 people. The Royal Opera House was ordered to be built in 2001 by Sultan Qaboos of Oman, a massive classical music and art enthusiast. The house officially opened in 2011 and serves as a center for excellence in the arts and enriches its heritage through culturally diverse programs and events.

The Musandam Governorate drives up the northernmost part of Oman, sequestered from the rest of the country by the UAE. With the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Gulf covering most of the area, it has many stunning white-sand beaches. Khasab Beach is one of the most famous stretches of sand in Musandam.

Explore the south coast from Muscat in a traditional dhow. The scene is mesmerizing, with majestic mountains in the background. This area is known for its wildlife; dolphin pods often swim and play alongside the boats. Whales are also a common sight in season.

Oman has a remarkable heritage, and you can learn about and relish its ancient history and culture through its diverse forts and castles. Must-visit sites include Nakhal Fort, Nizwa Fort, Jibreen (Jabreen) Castle, Al Hazm Fort, Al Rustaq Fort, and many others in every corner of Oman.

This walk takes you above the ophiolite mountains behind Muttrah, where you have a breathtaking view of Muscat's old town, Muttrah Bay, and the mountains. 

It is one of the best experiences you can have in Muscat. The coast of Oman is blessed with a variety of Dolphins & whales, which consist of about 21 different species, including the blue whale, which is seldom seen anywhere else in the world. While it is not guaranteed that you will spot dolphins on every trip, this is an enjoyable experience aboard the sea, where you will search to find the dolphins and, if you're lucky enough, even spot a whale.  

Also named the adventure playground of Oman, the Wahiba Sands is one of the best things to do in Oman; it holds the Middle Eastern desert sand views as far as the eye can see. Several desert safaris in Oman can take you here on a lavish filled with tower-shaped dunes, approximately 300 feet high. You can also try the private camel ride here too! This place is all you can imagine about the pure amber shades of sand and more.

Visit the ancient abandoned oasis of Birkat al Mouz (UNESCO World Heritage). In the village of Al Hamra, you will find the Bait Al Safah museum and walk through the town. Before continuing to the Wadi Nakhar valley, you will stop in the mountain village of Misfat Al Abriyeen.

Jabal Shams "Mountain of Sun", it is another fantastic mountain in the Al Hajar mountain range. At 3,028m (9,934ft), it’s the highest point in the field and offers sensational sunrise views, inspiring its name. The mountain also has excellent hiking trails. 

If you love parasailing, you can enjoy it on a trip to Muscat's beautiful beach. 

Mugsail is a long stretch of clear blue water with white sand and beautiful cliffs on either side of the water. It's a magnificent and picturesque landscape! Perfect for a picnic and a quick swim, you can even drive through the beach! There are also many cute traditional huts at the beach where you can have your barbequed lunch.

Sultan Qaboos Mosque is the largest mosque in Salalah and is in the city center. It's a colossal structure with an elegant mix of Arabic and Modern architecture. Its interiors are designed to instill a sense of purity and humbleness in believers during prayers. It is adorned with massive chandeliers, green carpets, and wall patterns.