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Oman

Overview

  • Flight Time: 7 Hours
  • Time Zone: UTC +4:00
  • Best Time to Travel: November - May

Oman is mountain, sea, desert and wadi, plus world class hotels. But more importantly, Oman is brimming with hospitable and friendly people. And that is what makes it so irresistibly attractive and different. A country that is far removed from the Rat Race in the region and is unique in providing interactive experiences to the visitor.

A world of fascinating diversity coupled with awesome beauty the Sultanate of Oman is as diverse as nature could possibly be and safe, colourful and hospitable. Stretching from the Eastern edge of the Arabian Peninsula, Oman is the second largest country in the region, spreading over an area of 300,000 square kilometres. On the East, the country is washed by the Arabian Sea and the Strait of Hormuz. In the West it shares its boundaries with the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and in the South with the Yemen Republic.

Visitors can explore the souqs, harbour and Grand Mosque of Muscat, head into the interior to discover the ancient historic forts, the castellated walls of which hide intricate paintings, hidden passageways and secret rooms. Guests can see camel racing in the desert, deep canyons, medieval hilltop villages and the Queen of Sheba's palace. The history and diversity of this country will leave a lasting memory on any traveler.


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Regions & Cities of Oman

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  • Muscat
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    Muscat

    Muscat means ‘safe anchorage’, and the sea continues to constitute a major part of the city: it brings people on cruise ships and goods in containers to the historic ports of Old Muscat and Mutrah. It contributes to the city’s economy through the onshore refinery near Qurm, and provides a livelihood for fishermen along its beaches.

  • Salalah
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    Salalah

    Salalah, the second largest city within Oman, is famous for its history, culture and natural beauty. Experience the beautiful beaches and coastline along with the natural attractions of the nearby mountains and abundant frankincense trees lining mountain wadis.

Resorts & Hotels of Oman VIEW ALL

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  • Muscat

    Al Bustan Palace

    This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Set against Al Hajar Mountains overlooking the Sea of Oman, this 5-star luxury resort offers a unique palace experience, showcasing the art of Omani hospitality.

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  • Ramada Muscat
    Muscat

    Ramada Muscat

    Whether traveling for business or pleasure, enjoy a relaxing stay at the Ramada Qurum Beach hotel. The hotel is just a short walk from the beautiful Qurum beach, and within easy driving distance of area attractions and restaurants.

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  • The Chedi Muscat, Oman
    Muscat

    The Chedi Muscat, Oman

    Occupying a prime beachfront location, this exclusive 21-acre, 5-star beach resort is located 20 minutes north of old Muscat, the capital of The Sultanate of Oman, at Al Ghubra.

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Oman Multi Centre Holidays VIEW ALL

Let us sculpt your multi-centre experience, for a holiday that's as unique as you are. See some examples of our hand-crafted multi-centre tours or browse our destinations
  • Asia & Middle East Discovery
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    Asia & Middle East Discovery

    First, explore the Arabian, cosmopolitan city of Dubai. Then visit Malaysia where Kuala Lumpur remains one of Asia's most modern and thriving cities. Finally travel to Langkawi with its beautiful sweeping coastline and tropical sandy beaches.

    3 holiday destinations

    14 nights

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  • Middle East & Asian Journey
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    Middle East & Asian Journey

    Undertake an Arabian adventure and immerse yourself in the world famous, cosmopolitan city of Dubai. Then visit Singapore, South-east Asia's most modern and vibrant city. Then travel to Bali where you will find the worlds most picturesque beaches.

    4 holiday destinations

    12 nights

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  • Oman & Sri Lanka Explorer
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    Oman & Sri Lanka Explorer

    Start by experiencing an Arabian adventure by visiting Muscat, Oman's capital and explore their surrounding mountains and desert. Then travel to the words best golden beaches of Sri Lanka and lose yourself in its natural beauty.

    2 holiday destinations

    10 nights

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