If you are a first time or a seasoned traveller interested in seeing the authentic Arabia, Oman and Muscat are must see destinations.
The Sultanate's beaches, mountains, sweeping deserts, forts, castles and oases are breathtaking, and Omani hospitality is legendary. Oman Air, Oman's Ministry of Tourism and participating resorts and hotels make a stopover so easy with 1 Free Night in Oman* when you book your 2 or 3 night stopover.
Book One or Two nights at these special rates and receive a FREE Night in Oman*. See below for full terms and conditions.
* Rates per PERSON including accomodation, breakfasts and all taxes.
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*Terms and Conditions
Visa Requirements: Single entry visas valid for 1 month are issued on arrival at Muscat International Airport for nationals of over 40 countries.
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What to do in Muscat
Sightseeing: Visit the impressive sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, a religious Landmark of Muscat showcasing the splendor of unique Islamic architecture. A trip to Muscat is not complete without visiting the Al Alam Palace flanked by the 16th Century Portuguese forts of Mirani and Jalali.
Outdoor Adventures: Snorkel or dive in the pristine waters of Bandar Khairan. Go dolphin watching or relax on a dhow cruise off Muscat's rugged coast.
Beaches: Among Muscat's attractions are a number of magnificent beaches such as Qurum Beach, Bandar Al-Jissah, Yitti, Al-Khairan and Al-Bustan.
Museums: the Bait Al Zubair Museum, Natural History Museum, children's Museum and the Omani-French Museum are ideal places to catch up on the history of Muscat.
Shopping: The old souq of Muttrah is an ideal spot for tourists to buy authentic Omani souvenirs and treasures.
Places of Interest:
Ras Al Jinz
Nizwa - Drive through the Hajar mountains via the oases of Fanja and Birkat Al Mauz, to reach Nizwa and tour the impressive 17th century fort of Nizwa.
Al Hoota Cave - One of the largest cave systems in the world, Al Hoota cave is located at the foot of Jebel Shams and is home to breathtaking stalactites, stalagmites and rare blind transparent fish.
Jebel Akhdhar - Known as the 'Green Mountain' in /arabic, the 3000m high Jebel Akhdar's beauty comes as a collage of tall date palm groves, verdant valleys and picturesque villages.
Oman - Khasab
What to do in Khasab
Sightseeing: Khasab has some of Oman's stunning sceneries. Take a breathtaking 4WD trip to Jebel Harim at an altitude of over 2,000 m and enjoy the panoramic views.
Visit Khasab fort which is a picturesque stronghold built in the 17th century by the Portuguese seeking dominion over the maritime trade in the Strait of Hormuz.
Or cruise spectacular fjords on a local dhow, passing small fishing villages and encountering dolphines.
Oman - Salalah
What to do in Salalah
Sightseeing: Beathtaking Scenery, traditional souks,floweing springs and wadis, rustic villages, abundant wildlife, picturesque green countryside during the summer monsoon season and Frankinsense trees.
Attractions include the blowhole at Mughsayl, the natural springs at Air Horman, the Tawi Attir "hole of the birds" sinkhole, the Queen of Sheba's famed ruins at Samhuram and historical sites at Mirbat.