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Please observe the social customs of the Omani society and dress decently. · Do not make any noise and keep music volume to a minimum when passing. Map of Muscat and travel information about Muscat brought to you by Lonely Planet. ALBUSTAN. This city tour of Muscat will open your eyes to the sights and stunning scenery around Oman's capital. Dominated by dramatic.
Best Travel Binoculars. If you don't mind a longer day tour with a lot of driving you can reach Wadi Bani Khalid and the sand dunes of Wahiba Sands. Oman Day Tours from Muscat. National Museum. I also like to have my tickets beforehand to save time. Active early morning you can see the boats arriving, the fish being sold and then prepared.
If you have reached this Travel Guide, you are probably already thinking of traveling to Oman. If you are still unsure or if you just want to day dream, below are some general articles to show you how incredible Oman is: Discover my favorite places to visit and things to do in Oman with photos and videos, the best of the Oman Tourist places.
I am also sharing stories when I met the welcoming Omani people and, as always, sunrise and sunset photos. Videos of Oman. Best of photos from Oman. People of Oman. Sunrises and Sunsets. To help you plan your tour of the country, below is an Oman map with the different touristic destinations of the Sultanate of Oman. All have different landscapes and sites to offer. Exploring Muscat and the Northern region is very easy by car. You can make your own road trip. Don't worry, Oman is very safe and you will have a blast discovering all those points of interest.
For each of those touristic regions, my eBook includes detailed maps with all the things to do in order to facilitate the planning of your trip.
Learn More about the Experience Oman eBook. Now that you have decided to go to Oman, you need some general information to start planning and preparing your trip. In the articles below you will learn about visa, language, regions, weather, transportation options, accommodations Do not miss my recommended packing list and suggested itineraries.
For those wondering if they should do a self drive tour, have a look at the Driving in Oman article. And for the more adventurous, consider wild camping during your trip! Driving in Oman. Oman Hotels and Accommodations. Oman Day Tours from Muscat. Wild camping in Oman. Muscat is the capital city of Oman. It is a beautiful white and vibrant city contrasting with the bare brown hills and the turquoise waters. There is much to do for tourists within the city itself. Plus, it is conveniently located, if you don't want to go itinerant.
Many places to visit are reachable on a day tour from Muscat. Below are articles dedicated to specific locations and things to do. They include many photos and planning tips. The cheaper options are in the Ruwi area. It is an architectural masterpiece both from the outside and from the inside. It is the absolute top thing to do in Muscat. Another recent building in Muscat is the Royal Opera House.
With handcrafted decors all around, you might not even notice how technical the building is, but is it also a masterpiece in that sense. This is why the Opera is one of the main places to visit in Muscat either as a tourist or for a performance. Discover many more photos and Information to plan your visit in the Royal Opera House article.
They are not open to the public but you can admire them from outside. Discover many more photos and information to plan your visit in the Forts and Palace article.
There are many more mosques in Oman. Most of them are not opened to the non-muslims. However you can go to Mohammed Al Ameen Mosque, well rated in trip advisor.
And you can check out the list of Muscat Mosques by OmanTripper. Qurum beach or by its full name Shatti al-Qurum is the main beach in Muscat. It is a long stretch of Golden sand where locals come relax during the weekend. From the Al Rowdha Marina, you can take 2 or 3 hour tours including dolphin watch, snorkeling, or just enjoying the work of erosion during daytime or at sunset.
Or you can already book a Snorkeling tour to the islands. The Mazara dam is just outside of Muscat in the mountains. It is not always flowing but people say the lake is beautiful. There are many other attractions in Muscat you should consider, some are touristic others are less, but here there are:.
If you want to glimpse at the life of Omani people, the Fish market is a must place to visit. Active early morning you can see the boats arriving, the fish being sold and then prepared. It is one of my favorite activities in Muscat but wear closed shoes!!! Discover many more photos and information to plan your visit in the Muscat Fish Market article. Not far from the Fish Market you can walk through the old city and the Souq, especially the gold section.
Discover many more photos and information to plan your visit in the Muscat Corniche and Souq article. If you want to move a little and capture some great views of the city, you can hike above Riyam. It is an original activity in Muscat to get away from the crowds. The Riyam park is great for a stroll. There are also a great playground for children.
Another classic is the Qurum Natural Park located in the Qurum residential area. A well maintained park in the heart of the city.
I had only 2 days in Muscat and was not in the mood for museums having just lost my brother. However, I have researched them instensively and collected a list of you. First some notes:. Relics of ancient civilizations: If you have some more days in Muscat but don't want to go on a round trip one of the things to do in join a day trip.
Many are possible and below is a selection of the best ones. For guided day trips from Muscat, I wrote a dedicated article to help chose with my selection of the best destinations. Wadi Shab is one of my favorite locations in Oman.
You can hike one hour through the canyon and finish by swimming. Absolutely stunning! If you have time this is a must do! On the way back you can stop at the Sink hole; which is very easily accessed from the main road down to Sur. It is a hole in the ground filled with beautiful water and bordered by the sea on one side and moutains on the other. Discover many more photos and information to plan your trip with dedicated articles to the Bimmah Sink Hole and Wadi Shab.
A classic among tourists stopping one day in Muscat on their cruise, is to get up to Jebel Shams, also known as the grand canyon of Oman. Discover many more photos and info to plan your trip in the Jebel Shams article.
Nizwa is another large city in Oman. The drive will be 1h30min. In the center of the city, you can discover a beautiful Souq, the castle with many cultural displays and climb to the top of the fort for breathtaking views of the oasis.
Discover many more photos and information to plan your trip in the Nizwa fort and Nizwa Souq articles. Or book a day trip from Muscat to Nizwa and Jabreen. If you don't mind a longer day tour with a lot of driving you can reach Wadi Bani Khalid and the sand dunes of Wahiba Sands.
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