34 days in Oman Itinerary

34 days in Oman Itinerary

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Qurayyat
— 3 nights
2
Sur
— 4 nights
3
Nizwa
— 4 nights
4
Salalah
— 5 nights
5
Ar Rustaq
— 3 nights
6
Khasab
— 3 nights
7
Muscat
— 10 nights

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.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Qurayyat trip itinerary planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Qurayyat is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Gulf Standard Time, which is usually a 12 hour difference. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel to Sur.

Things to do in Qurayyat

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Wadi Dayqah Dam
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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: Al Kamil Wal Wafi (Old Castle Museum & Al Saleel National Park), Wahiba Sands (in Jalan Bani Buhassan) and Turtle Beach (in Al Hadd). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Wadi Shab, explore the historical opulence of Bilad Sur Castle, see the interesting displays at Sur Maritime Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sur day trip planning tool.

Drive from Qurayyat to Sur in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 102°F, and evening lows to 82°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nizwa.

Things to do in Sur

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Al Kamil Wal Wafi, Wahiba Sands, Turtle Beach, Bibi Maryam Mausoleum
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Wadi Shab ©
Wadi Shab
Wahiba Sands ©
Wahiba Sands
Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve ©
Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Nizwa side-trips: Al Hamra (Al Hoota Cave, Wadi Ghul - Oman's Grand Canyon, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Jebel Akhdar, step into the grandiose world of Jibreen Castle, steep yourself in history at Tanuf Ruins, and delve into the distant past at Bahla Fort.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Nizwa driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Sur to Nizwa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Sur in September: highs in Nizwa hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Salalah.

Things to do in Nizwa

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Al Hamra, Jibreen Castle
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 2:
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Jebel Shams ©
Jebel Shams
Jebel Akhdar ©
Jebel Akhdar
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 5 min away. The adventure continues: stroll through Al Mughsail Beach, stroll the grounds of Nabi Ayoub's Tomb, walk around Al Balid Archeological Site, and kick back and relax at Al Fizayah Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Salalah online visit planner.

You can fly from Nizwa to Salalah in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Nizwa in October; daily highs in Salalah reach 88°F and lows reach 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ar Rustaq.

Things to do in Salalah

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mirbat Castle
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Al Mughsail Beach ©
Al Mughsail Beach
Sultan Qaboos Mosque ©
Sultan Qaboos Mosque
Al Fizayah Beach ©
Al Fizayah Beach

3
nights
Ar Rustaq

Ar Rustaq ©
Get out of town with these interesting Ar Rustaq side-trips: Snake Gorge (in Bima) and Nakhl (Al Thowarah Hot Springs & Nakhal Fort).

For photos and tourist information, you can read our Ar Rustaq trip builder site.

You can fly from Salalah to Ar Rustaq in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Salalah in October, with highs in Ar Rustaq at 75°F and lows at 58°F. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Khasab.

Things to do in Ar Rustaq

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nakhl, Snake Gorge, Ain Al Kasfa
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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.
Step out of Khasab to go to Bukha and see Bukha Fort, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Festung Cacapo, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, kick back and relax at Bassa Public Beach, and don't miss a visit to Khasab Fort.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Khasab vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Ar Rustaq to Khasab takes 4 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 hotter, around 83°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 93°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Muscat.

Things to do in Khasab

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Bukha Fort
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 13:
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Speed Boats Tours
Festung Cacapo ©
Festung Cacapo
Khawr Najd ©
Khawr Najd

10
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 Seeb to see Daymaniyat Islands Nature Reserve about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, explore the engaging exhibits at The National Museum of Oman, don't miss a visit to Bimmah Sinkhole, and learn about all things military at Sultan's Armed Forces Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Muscat day trip planning site.

Getting from Khasab to Muscat by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 95°F, and evening lows to 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Muscat

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Muscat Governorate, Murtada A.K. Trading, 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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