14 days in Oman Itinerary

14 days in Oman Itinerary

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14 days in Oman Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Muscat
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
2
Salalah
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  3 h 30 min
3
Nizwa
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Sur
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  27 h
End: Brisbane

5
nights
Muscat

Muscat ©
The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
Go for a jaunt from Muscat to Qurayyat to see Majlis al Jinn Cave about 1h 55 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, see the interesting displays at Bait Al Zubair, make a trip to Mohammed Al Ameen mosque , and have fun and explore at The National Museum of Oman.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Muscat day trip planning website .

Brisbane, Australia to Muscat is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Muscat is minus 6 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in June; daily highs in Muscat reach 45°C and lows reach 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Salalah.

Things to do in Muscat

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Muscat Governorate, Majlis al Jinn Cave
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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque ©
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
Qurum Beach ©
Qurum Beach
Mutrah Souq ©
Mutrah Souq

3
nights
Salalah

Salalah ©
The Sultanate's second city, Salalah has become known as a southerly counterpoint to the capital in the north.
Salalah is known for historic sites, beaches, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Al Mughsail Beach, see the interesting displays at Museum of the Frankincense Land, get outside with Wadi Darbat, and delve into the distant past at Sumhuram Old City.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Salalah trip planner.

You can fly from Muscat to Salalah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, Salalah is slightly colder than Muscat - with highs of 37°C and lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nizwa.

Things to do in Salalah

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Al Mughsail Beach ©
Al Mughsail Beach
Wadi Darbat ©
Wadi Darbat
Museum of the Frankincense Land ©
Museum of the Frankincense Land

2
nights
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.
On the 28th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Nizwa Fort, then steep yourself in history at Falaj Daris Park, then steep yourself in history at Bahla Fort, and finally hunt for treasures at Nizwa Souk. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Al Hoota Cave and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jebel Akhdar.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nizwa trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Salalah to Nizwa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Salalah in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Nizwa, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sur.

Things to do in Nizwa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Al Hoota Cave
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Jebel Akhdar ©
Jebel Akhdar
 Nizwa Fort ©
Nizwa Fort
Bahla Fort ©
Bahla Fort

2
nights
Sur

Sur ©
Sur is a capital city of Ash Sharqiyah Region, northeastern Oman, on the coast of the Gulf of Oman. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Bilad Sur Castle, then take in the dramatic natural features at Wadi Shab, and then contemplate the long history of Sunaysilah Fort. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Sur Maritime Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sur online road trip planner .

You can drive from Nizwa to Sur in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Nizwa in June; daily highs in Sur reach 47°C and lows reach 35°C. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sur

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Wadi Shab ©
Wadi Shab
Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve ©
Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve
Bilad Sur Castle ©
Bilad Sur Castle

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