The sultanate of Oman is considered the” true Arabia”. The ancient culture is beautifully preserved. It has an array of natural attractions, and an enthralling culture with a history which spans back 6000 years. Steeped in ancient culture with amazing scenery and beautiful relatively untouched beaches. Here you will find souks selling frankincense and silver, cattle and pottery. Produced and sold in the same way as has been customary for thousands of years.
What to do
Set off on a full tour of Muscat and learn about the history and culture that this city has to offer. Take in the narrow alleys and enjoy the aromas of exotic smells including coffees, ancient remedies and beautiful perfumes. Visit the grand mosque the city’s most famous landmark and stop off at Bait Al Zubair Museum. It contains an exhibit of Omani culture and history. Take your time to explore this mystic city and learn about the civilisation that created and continues to live in it.
For nature lovers there are white sandy beaches that extend as far as the eye can see, often modulating into shimmering golden sand dunes surrounding refreshing oasis that are a welcome surprise to the wandering traveller.
You simply have to explore Oman’s spectacular land and seascapes. Enjoy a 4WD adventure into the mountains and deserts, swim in the wild, go canyoning, caving or climbing. There’s even kite boarding or mountain biking all found here.
Oman’s tourism development is managed carefully to preserve the natural environment. Eco-experiences like turtle and dolphin watching, seeking rare Arabian oryx and leopards, and exploring unforgettable wildlife encounters are not to be missed..
There are many cultural journeys to take and there are few places that blend ancient and modern so seamlessly. Where thoughtful modern development has focused on preserving the country’s unique cultural identity. Follow the ancient paths through the legends of Sinbad, the queen of Sheba, frankincense and immerse yourself in the real essence of Arabia.
Oman has emerged as one of the finest honeymoon destinations, exotic, delicious and romantic. Oman has all the magic ingredients to be the perfect place to visit after you say “we do”.
When to go
The best time to visit Oman is between October through till March the temperatures are cooler than the sweltering heat in the summer months.
Oman is a great place for a family holiday with a difference. Ranked as one of the safest and most peaceful countries in the world, families can journey together here and explore a fascinating country unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before.