On the southwest coast of the Arabian peninsula, the Sultanate of Oman stands out, with its rich cities of ancient mosques and streets full of life and its heavenly oases, in the middle of the desert, full of palm trees and intermittent waters.
The white city is the capital of Oman, located on the shores of the Gulf of Oman. With a population of almost one and a half million inhabitants, it is the largest and most populous city in Oman. There you can visit the elegant residential area Shatti Al Qurum and you can not miss the old walled district of Corniche, where the Bait Al Zubair Museum is located, a private collection that exhibits the historical, cultural and traditional wealth of Oman. Other tourist attractions are the Al Alam Palacen or the Muttrah Souq, full of shops with traditional products in the country.
South is a fishing town located a few kilometers from Muscat, there you can experience in situ the magical process of the departure of the giant sea turtles to the Turtle Beach protected beach, where they bury their eggs, this process lasts half an hour and is a unique experience.
Wahiba Sands is a desert region in Oman, which extends over an area of about 12,500 km2. It has approximately 180 species of plants and 200 species of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians that coexist in the area. The Al-Wahiba tribe gave its name to this region. Wahiba Sands is characterized for being a wavy sea of red and white sand, and its immensity will leave you perplexed. The experience of living like the Bedouins during a night will be unforgettable.
One of the most beautiful cities of Oman, it preserves old mosques, picturesque alleys and traditional stops with local products. Located 165 kilometers from Muscat, the most interesting part of Nizwa is the Fort of Nizwa and the prominent tower, where you will enjoy spectacular views of the city and the market, especially famous for the quality of its silver jewelry and cattle auction .
WADI BANI AWF
“Wadi”, which in Arabic means valley, refers to paradisiacal oases full of palm trees and intermittent waters. One of the most famous is the Wadi Bani AWF, its natural pools allow you to take a dip and enjoy the idyllic landscape, formed by white rock walls and small caves that you can explore. In addition, its little influx of tourists will make the experience much more intense and relaxing.
Accommodations that we recommend:
The Chedi Muscat
1000 Nights Camp
Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort
Complete this incredible trip through this little-known Emirate with a stay at the Six Senses Zighy Bay hotel.
Located in the Zighy bay on the Musandam peninsula, between the fjords and the mountains. This idyllic corner of serenity and tranquility has villas with private pools facing the emerald green of the sea. The philosophy of Six Senses along with the Omani style is complemented by a modern style. Their villas offer all the complements and services of an exclusive and innovative hotel.