9 days in Muscat, Seeb & Nizwa Itinerary

9 days in Muscat, Seeb & Nizwa Itinerary

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9 days in Muscat, Seeb & Nizwa Itinerary

Start: Muscat
1
Muscat
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Seeb
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Nizwa
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Muscat

3
nights
Muscat

Muscat ©
The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
Muscat is known for historic sites, wildlife, nightlife, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, browse the different shops at Muscat City Centre, and explore the engaging exhibits at The National Museum of Oman.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Muscat trip itinerary planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Muscat. In July, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Seeb.

Things to do in Muscat

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque ©
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
Qurum Beach ©
Qurum Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Seeb

Seeb ©
A popular getaway for the capital's city-dwellers, Seeb gives foreign visitors a taste of a real Omani town, just a 30-minute drive west along the coast from Muscat.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Nakhal Fort, stroll around Al Naseem Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Daymaniyat Islands Nature Reserve.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Seeb online route planner .

Explore your travel options from Muscat to Seeb with the Route module. In July in Seeb, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 36°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nizwa.

Things to do in Seeb

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Nakhl
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Daymaniyat Islands Nature Reserve ©
Daymaniyat Islands Nature Reserve
Nakhal Fort ©
Nakhal Fort
Al Naseem Park ©
Al Naseem Park

3
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.
Step out of Nizwa with an excursion to Misfat al Abreyeen in Al Hamra--about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Nizwa Fort, explore the ancient world of Bahla Fort, browse the eclectic array of goods at Nizwa Souk, and steep yourself in history at Falaj Daris Park.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nizwa trip builder tool .

You can drive from Seeb to Nizwa in 2 hours. In July, Nizwa is little chillier than Seeb - with highs of 35°C and lows of 25°C. You will leave for home on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Nizwa

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Jibreen Castle, Misfat al Abreyeen
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 Nizwa Fort ©
Nizwa Fort
Jebel Akhdar ©
Jebel Akhdar
Bahla Fort ©
Bahla Fort

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