10 days in Oman Itinerary

10 days in Oman Itinerary

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Fly
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Muscat
— 4 nights
Fly
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Khasab
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Nizwa
— 1 night
Drive to Muscat International Airport, Fly to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

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Muscat

The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Yiti and Museum of Illusions. Get outdoors at Al Sifah Beach and Qurum Beach. When in Muscat, make a side trip to see Nakhal Fort in Nakhl, approximately Nakhl away. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sultan's Armed Forces Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wadi Al Arbeieen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, and examine the collection at Bait Al Zubair.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Muscat holiday planner.

Birmingham, USA to Muscat is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Birmingham to Muscat, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Birmingham in May: high temperatures in Muscat hover around 102°F and lows are around 86°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to fly to Khasab.

Things to do in Muscat

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

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2
nights
Khasab

A lively provincial capital, Khasab has been termed the "Norway of Arabia," because of its dramatic coastline, where dramatic inlets resemble the fjords of Scandinavia.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Khawr Najd, then don't miss a visit to Bukha Fort, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Festung Cacapo and then make a trip to Khasab Fort.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Khasab trip planning tool.

You can fly from Muscat to Khasab in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Muscat in May, you will find days in Khasab are slightly colder (96°F), and nights are about the same (85°F). On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nizwa.

Things to do in Khasab

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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1
night
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 26th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Jibreen Castle, then explore the ancient world of Bahla Fort, then don't miss a visit to Birkat Al Mouz Ruins, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Nizwa Fort.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Nizwa tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Khasab to Nizwa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Khasab in May, expect nights in Nizwa to be cooler, around 64°F, while days are slightly colder, around 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nizwa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Oman travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Flea Markets
Underdeveloped and largely ignored by foreign visitors until the 1970s, Oman now represents one of the region's top vacation destinations, attracting tourists with its pretty beaches, impressive dunes, and friendly mountain villages. A tour of Oman allows travelers to discover a traditional Middle Eastern way of life, authentic cuisine, and thriving urban centers where centuries-old heritage meets every modern amenity under the sun. In a country of well-maintained roads, many visitors choose to drive from one city to the next, where a typical Oman itinerary will include World Heritage Sites, historic forts, modern beaches, and an eclectic dining scene.