10 days in Oman Itinerary

10 days in Oman Itinerary

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10 days in Oman Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Fly:  26​h
1
Muscat
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Khasab
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2​h 45​min
3
Nizwa
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  27​h
End: Birmingham

4
nights
Muscat

Muscat ©
The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nakhal Fort and Sultan's Armed Forces Museum. Visiting Wadi Al Arbeieen and Swim with Dolphins will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Al Sifah Beach, get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, and take a stroll through Yiti.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Muscat trip itinerary builder website .

Birmingham, USA to Muscat is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Muscat is 10 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Birmingham in May, with highs in Muscat at 102°F and lows at 86°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Khasab.

Things to do in Muscat

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Nakhal Fort
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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque ©
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
Al Sifah Beach ©
Al Sifah Beach
Nakhal Fort ©
Nakhal Fort

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.
Kick 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 take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Festung Cacapo, don't miss a visit to Khasab Fort, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Khasab vacation planning site .

Fly from Muscat to Khasab in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Muscat in May: highs in Khasab hover around 96°F, while lows dip to 85°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nizwa.

Things to do in Khasab

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Bukha Fort
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Speed Boats Tours
Khawr Najd ©
Khawr Najd
Bukha Fort ©
Bukha Fort

1
night
Nizwa

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Jibreen Castle, then explore the ancient world of Bahla Fort, then make a trip to Birkat Al Mouz Ruins, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Nizwa Fort.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Nizwa planning app .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Khasab to Nizwa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Khasab in May, expect nights in Nizwa to be much colder, around 64°F, while days are little chillier, around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nizwa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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