34 days in Oman Itinerary

34 days in Oman Itinerary

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34 days in Oman Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Drive:  24​h
1
Qurayyat
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Sur
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Nizwa
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Salalah
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
5
Ar Rustaq
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
6
Khasab
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
7
Muscat
— 10 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

3
nights
Qurayyat

Qurayyat ©
Qurayyat is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the engineering at Wadi Dayqah Dam and Head underground at Majlis al Jinn Cave.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Qurayyat holiday builder app .

Los Angeles, USA to Qurayyat is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Gulf Standard Time is 12 hours. You will leave for Sur on the 24th (Tue).

Things to do in Qurayyat

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Wadi Dayqah Dam
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:
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Wadi Dayqah Dam ©
Wadi Dayqah Dam

4
nights
Sur

Sur ©
Sur is a capital city of Ash Sharqiyah Region, northeastern Oman, on the coast of the Gulf of Oman. Get out of town with these interesting Sur side-trips: Turtle Beach (in Al Hadd), Wahiba Sands (in Jalan Bani Buhassan) and Al Kamil Wal Wafi (Old Castle Museum & Al Saleel National Park). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Wadi Shab, examine the collection at Sur Maritime Museum, identify plant and animal life at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve, and explore the ancient world of Bibi Maryam's Tomb Qalhat.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sur trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Qurayyat to Sur by car takes about 1.5 hours. September in Sur sees daily highs of 102°F and lows of 82°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nizwa.

Things to do in Sur

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Al Kamil Wal Wafi, Turtle Beach, Wahiba Sands, Bibi Maryam's Tomb Qalhat
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 28:
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Wadi Shab ©
Wadi Shab
Wahiba Sands ©
Wahiba Sands
Turtle Beach ©
Turtle Beach

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Al Hamra (Al Hoota Cave, Wadi Ghul - Oman's Grand Canyon, & more). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Nizwa Fort, take in the awesome beauty at Jebel Akhdar, explore the ancient world of Bahla Fort, and contemplate the long history of Tanuf Ruins.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Nizwa attractions website .

Traveling by car from Sur to Nizwa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Sur in September, you will find days in Nizwa are colder (80°F), and nights are little chillier (65°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Salalah.

Things to do in Nizwa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Al Hamra, Jibreen Castle
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 2:
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Jebel Shams ©
Jebel Shams
 Nizwa Fort ©
Nizwa Fort
Bahla Fort ©
Bahla Fort

5
nights
Salalah

Salalah ©
The Sultanate's second city, Salalah has become known as a southerly counterpoint to the capital in the north.
Step out of Salalah to go to Mirbat and see Mirbat Castle, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Wadi Darbat, stroll through Al Mughsail Beach, Head underground at Marneef Cave, and contemplate the waterfront views at Al Balid Archeological Site.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Salalah trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Nizwa to Salalah by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, Salalah is a bit warmer than Nizwa - with highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Ar Rustaq.

Things to do in Salalah

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mirbat Castle
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 7:
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Al Mughsail Beach ©
Al Mughsail Beach
Wadi Darbat ©
Wadi Darbat
Museum of the Frankincense Land ©
Museum of the Frankincense Land

3
nights
Ar Rustaq

Ar Rustaq ©
Explore Ar Rustaq's surroundings by going to Snake Gorge (in Bima) and Nakhl (Al Thowarah Hot Springs & Nakhal Fort).

Make your Ar Rustaq itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Salalah to Ar Rustaq by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Salalah in October, expect Ar Rustaq to be slightly colder, temps between 75°F and 58°F. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Thu) before leaving for Khasab.

Things to do in Ar Rustaq

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nakhl, Snake Gorge, Ain Al Kasfa
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Al Thowarah Hot Springs ©
Al Thowarah Hot Springs
Nakhal Fort ©
Nakhal Fort
Al Hazm Castle ©
Al Hazm Castle

3
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.
When in Khasab, make a side trip to see Bukha Fort in Bukha, approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, race across the water with a speed boat tour, explore the historical opulence of Festung Cacapo, and contemplate the waterfront views at Khawr Najd.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Khasab itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Ar Rustaq to Khasab takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Ar Rustaq in October, expect nights in Khasab to be much warmer, around 83°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 93°F. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Muscat.

Things to do in Khasab

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Bukha Fort
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Festung Cacapo ©
Festung Cacapo
Khasab Fort ©
Khasab Fort

10
nights
Muscat

Muscat ©
The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
Take a break from Muscat with a short trip to Daymaniyat Islands Nature Reserve in Seeb, about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, examine the collection at Bait Al Zubair, make a trip to Corniche, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Qurum Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Muscat trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Khasab to Muscat in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. October in Muscat sees daily highs of 95°F and lows of 80°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Muscat

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Muscat Governorate, Murtada A.K. Trading, The Currency Museum of Oman, Daymaniyat Islands Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 23:
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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque ©
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
Qurum Beach ©
Qurum Beach
Mutrah Souq ©
Mutrah Souq

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