10 days in Oman, Al Ain & Abu Dhabi Itinerary

10 days in Oman, Al Ain & Abu Dhabi Itinerary

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10 days in Oman, Al Ain & Abu Dhabi Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Muscat, Oman
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h
2
Sur, Oman
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Nizwa, Oman
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Al Hamra, Oman
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Nizwa, Oman
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
7
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Muscat, Oman

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nights
Muscat, Oman

Muscat ©
The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bimmah Sinkhole, Al Rustaq Fort, Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, and other attractions you added. On the 9th (Sat), see a show at Royal Opera House and then make a trip to Corniche. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Al Rustaq Fort, explore the historical opulence of Al Hazm Castle, steep yourself in history at Nakhal Fort, then don't miss a visit to Mirani Fort, then explore the historical opulence of Al Alam Palace, and finally take an in-depth tour of Al Jalali Fort.

To find out how to plan a trip to Muscat, use our trip itinerary maker.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Muscat is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a bus. In November in Muscat, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Sur.

Things to do in Muscat

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Muscat Governorate, Ar Rustaq, Nakhal Fort, Wadi Tiwi
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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque ©
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
Royal Opera House ©
Royal Opera House
Al Alam Palace ©
Al Alam Palace

1
day
Sur, Oman

Sur
Sur is a capital city of Ash Sharqiyah Region, northeastern Oman, on the coast of the Gulf of Oman. For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sur holiday planner .

You can take a bus from Muscat to Sur in 3 hours. In November in Sur, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. You'll set off for Nizwa on the 12th (Tue).

Things to do in Sur

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Nizwa, Oman

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Birkat Al Mouz Ruins.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nizwa road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Sur to Nizwa in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Sur in November, things will get much colder in Nizwa: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Al Hamra.
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Birkat Al Mouz Ruins ©
Birkat Al Mouz Ruins

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night
Al Hamra, Oman

Al Hamra
You've added Misfat al Abreyeen, Al Hoota Cave, Wadi Ghul - Oman's Grand Canyon, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 13th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jebel Shams, take in breathtaking views at Wadi Ghul - Oman's Grand Canyon, then gain insight with Bait Al Safah, then Head underground at Al Hoota Cave, and finally contemplate the long history of Misfat al Abreyeen.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Al Hamra tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nizwa to Al Hamra takes an hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nizwa.

Things to do in Al Hamra

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Wadi Ghul - Oman's Grand Canyon
Wadi Ghul - Oman's Grand Canyon
Jebel Shams ©
Jebel Shams
Al Hoota Cave ©
Al Hoota Cave

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Nizwa, Oman

Nizwa ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nizwa Souk as well as Nizwa Fort. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Bahla Fort, steep yourself in history at Jibreen Castle, make a trip to Nizwa Fort, then admire the striking features of Tanuf Ruins, and finally hunt for treasures at Nizwa Souk.

To see maps and tourist information, go to the Nizwa travel app .

Getting from Al Hamra to Nizwa by car takes about an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Al Ain.

Things to do in Nizwa

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Jibreen Castle
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Jibreen Castle ©
Jibreen Castle
 Nizwa Fort ©
Nizwa Fort
Bahla Fort ©
Bahla Fort

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day
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Al Ain ©
If you need a break from the U.A.E's two mega-cities, take a trip to Al Ain, a refreshing oasis of green amid the harsh desert.
Jebel Hafeet has been added to your itinerary. The adventure continues: stroll around Oasenstadt Al Ain.

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Getting from Nizwa to Al Ain by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. On the 17th (Sun), you're off toAbu Dhabi.

Things to do in Al Ain

Parks Nature
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Oasenstadt Al Ain ©
Oasenstadt Al Ain
Jebel Hafeet ©
Jebel Hafeet

3
nights
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi ©
Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Louvre Abu Dhabi has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bur Dubai Grand Mosque, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Qasr Al Hosn, then steep yourself in history at Heritage Village, then buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mall, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Abu Dhabi.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Abu Dhabi online holiday planner .

You can drive from Al Ain to Abu Dhabi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Bur Dubai Grand Mosque ©
Bur Dubai Grand Mosque
Safaris
Heritage Village ©
Heritage Village

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