8 days in Oman Itinerary

8 days in Oman Itinerary

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8 days in Oman Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Muscat
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
Salalah
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
Nizwa
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Ash-Sharqiyah Governorate
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Muscat

Muscat ©
The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): make a trip to Corniche, examine the collection at Bait Al Zubair, then step into the grandiose world of Al Alam Royal Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Mohammed Al Ameen mosque . Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, kick back and relax at Qurum Beach, and then play a few rounds at Al Mouj Golf.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Muscat online tour planner .

New Delhi, India to Muscat is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Gulf Standard Time (GST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Muscat when traveling from New Delhi in February, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Salalah.

Things to do in Muscat

#Outdoors, #Golf, #Historic Sites

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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque ©
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
Qurum Beach ©
Qurum Beach
Bait Al Zubair ©
Bait Al Zubair

1
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Salalah

Salalah ©
The Sultanate's second city, Salalah has become known as a southerly counterpoint to the capital in the north.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): stroll through Al Fizayah Beach and then kick back and relax at Al Mughsail Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Salalah itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Muscat to Salalah takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nizwa.

Things to do in Salalah

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Al Mughsail Beach ©
Al Mughsail Beach
Sumhuram Old City ©
Sumhuram Old City
Museum of the Frankincense Land ©
Museum of the Frankincense Land

1
night
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 19th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Bahla Fort, then make a trip to Nizwaa, and then pause for some photo ops at Nizwa Fort.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nizwa attractions 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ash-Sharqiyah Governorate.

Things to do in Nizwa

#Historic Sites
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Bahla Fort ©
Bahla Fort
Nizwa Fort ©
Nizwa Fort
Nizwaa ©
Nizwaa

3
nights
Ash-Sharqiyah Governorate

Ash-Sharqiyah Governorate ©
Tourism in Ash-Sharqiyah Governorate focuses primarily on the coastline and the sand dunes, with some particularly notable natural features to explore in each of the main environments.
On the 20th (Tue), look for gifts at Ibra Ladies Souk and then explore the striking landscape at Wadi Shab. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Ras al Hadd Castle and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Turtle Beach.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ash-Sharqiyah Governorate journey planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nizwa to Ash-Sharqiyah Governorate. You'll set off for home on the 22nd (Thu).

Things to do in Ash-Sharqiyah Governorate

#Parks, #Nature, #Shopping
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Wadi Shab ©
Wadi Shab
Turtle Beach ©
Turtle Beach
Ras al Hadd Castle ©
Ras al Hadd Castle

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