Heavenly oman – 10 Days
Oman is your heavenly terrain, Only a true travel lover would have a dream list of destinations that are unexplored and untouched. Oman is one such beauty that’s enveloped with beautiful beaches, picturesque mountains and golden desert sands.
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mousqe
The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is the main mosque in the Sultanate of Oman, located in the capital city of Muscat. The mosque is built on a site occupying 416,000 m2, and the complex extends to cover an area of 40,000 m2. The newly built Grand Mosque was inaugurated by Sultan of Oman on May 4, 2001 to celebrate 30 years of his reign. (P.C: women should wear Hijab and long dress, Men should wear long sleeves and Jeans)
Al Dhalam (Darkness) Souq is the local name for the Muttrah Souq. It is one of the oldest marketplaces in Oman dating back two hundred years. It is located adjacent to the harbour of Muscat and has seen immense trade in the age of sail.
In the Muttrah area of Muscat takes place a traditional fish market, not far from the Corniche and the Souq. At the moment it is still small and full of charm. This area is where you come to observe everyday life.
Bait Al Baranda museum (Bait Zubair)
Bait Al Baranda used to be the residence of a prominent merchant in the early 20th century. Exhibits include art and historical displays from across the ages. this museum details the history of Oman and the Muscat region. Covering topics from the geology of the country and plate tectonics to Oman’s military and political history.
Al Alam palace
One of six sultanic residences of the monarch, has a history of over 200 years, and was built under the watch of Imam Sultan bin Ahmed, the 7th direct grandfather of Sultan Qaboos. The existing palace, which has a facade of gold and blue, was rebuilt as a royal residence in 1972.
Royal Opera House
Is Oman's premier venue for musical arts and culture. The opera house is located in Shati Al-Qurm district of Muscat on Sultan Qaboos Street. Built on the royal orders of Sultan Qaboos of Oman in 2011, the Royal Opera House reflects unique contemporary Omani architecture.
Amouage perfumes factory
The company was founded, at the request of Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said. Amouage is an international luxury fragrance brand founded in 1983 in Oman and operated by the Oman Perfumery LLC.
Wadi Dayqah Dam
Wadi Dayqah Dam is one of the largest on the Arabian Peninsula and a source of irrigation and protection for the surrounding villages, as it reduces the number of flash floods in the area.
Wadi Al Arbeieen
Is one of the most beautiful wadis in the Sultanate, experiencing a constant flow of water from the eastern Hajar mountains and providing a source of irrigation to the surrounding villages and date palm farms.
Known as Bimmah Sinkhole in English, is a water-filled depression, structurally a sinkhole, in the limestone of eastern Muscat Governorate in the Sultanate of Oman, very close to the Al Sharqiyah region just off the highway to Sur, few kilometers before Tiwi Valley of the Arabs.
Fence is a coastal village located in the state of Qurayyat in the Governorate of Muscat in the Sultanate of Oman. The village is characterized by its mild climate, its high mountains, and its breathtaking sea and its attractive beaches.
Overnight at Wadi Shab Hotel
It is a very popular outdoor attraction for both locals and expats The main attraction of the wadi is the waterfall in the cave, which you can reach after a roughly 40 mins hike and swimming in 2-3 pools.
Ras Al Jinz turtle Reserve
The Ras Al Jinz beach is world renown for the nesting endangered green turtle (Chelonia mydas), probably the most important nesting concentration on the Indian Ocean. This is the only official place where the public can watch the nesting process of these amazing sea giants.
Overnight in Sur
Sur is located on the northern side of the eastern coast of the Sultanate, confined to the east between the Arabian Sea on one side and the Sea of Oman on the other hand. Sur was famous in the past and is still in the manufacture of marine vessels, fishing and maritime transport, and is known for its long maritime history, and in a region Al-Aijah is one of the oldest marine lighthouses in the Sultanate to guide ships to dock.
Sur Fish Market
Because of the marine location that the region is distinguished for, which helps the region's fish trade to flourish, mixed with the taste of traditional Omani character.
Sur Ships Factory
Oman was once famous for manufacturing of wooden ships that were used to transport Indian spices and products. The last wooden ship factories are still operating on the shore of the Omani city of Sur.
Al Saleel Deer Sanctuary
It is a National Park and is the most important site in the Middle East, which is considered a habitat for the Arabian deer, is the largest according to studies. The park covers an area of 220 square kilometres. This is to allow visitors to identify the reserve without adversely affecting the site, in addition to encouraging activities based on the ecotourism that increase economic benefits directly or indirectly to the community.
Overnight in Jalan Bani Bu Ali
Al Hamouda Mosque
One of the most famous ancient monuments in the state of Ja`lan Bani Bu Ali is the “Al Hamouda Mosque”, the construction dates back to 500 years ago and is characterized by the abundance of domes with an amazing Islamic architectural design and is still preserved in its ancient engineering form, as the number of domes above the mosque is 52 dome.
Al Hamouda Fort
The fort is distinguished by its construction, engineering design, and eye-catching glory, and raises many questions about the way it was built and its durability, even though it was built nearly four hundred and fifty years ago.
One of the most beautiful tourist sites frequented by tourists, as it is considered one of the best bird-watching sites in the Sultanate. Driving all the way to Al Khaloof beach to enjoy the view of the white beach.
Overnight in Duqm
Arabian Oryx Sanctuary
The sanctuary is located in the Omani Central Desert and Coastal Hills, it contains rare fauna, including a free-ranging herd of Arabian Oryx, the first since the species' extinction in the wild in 1972, and its subsequent reintroduction in 1982 at this site.
Duqm Natural Rock Garden
Visiting this geographical marvel feels like stepping onto another planet. Limestone and sandstone rock formations eroded by wind and weather cover a large area. Look closely and you might even be able to spot fossils.
Overnight in Duqm
It is known for its cattle market and its souk. Sinaw is considered to be one of the most vital markets in the eastern region of Oman. It is an urban city with some rural features, due to the surrounding desert.
Jebel Al Akhdar (Green Mountain)
This mostly limestone mountain is one of the highest points in Oman and eastern Arabia. Jebel Akhdar lies at the central section of Al Hajar range, located around 150 km (93 mi) from Muscat and accessible only by four-wheel drive. The range is mostly desert, but at higher altitudes receives around 300 mm (12 in) of precipitation annually moist enough to allow the growth of shrubs and trees and support agriculture.
Birkat AL Mouz
Birkat Al Mawz roughly translates as ‘Banana Pool’, an appropriate name as a drive through the village plantation will reveal. There are several interesting things to see, including a fort, an active falaj (irrigation channel), some interesting old buildings that are in the process of being saved from ruin, and a thick plantation of date palms that invite a quiet stroll.
Overnight in Jebel Al Akdhar
A Tour of Jabal Al Akhdar
Is one of four historic fortresses situated at the foot of the Jebel Akhdar highlands in Oman and the country's only UNESCO-listed fort added in 1987. The fort underwent massive restoration efforts and reopened in 2012.
Jabreen Castle dates back to 1670. Its design and construction were supervised by the Al Immam BilArab bin Sultan Al Y`aribi. This fort was a beautiful palace for the Immam and his family and a bastion during wartime. It was also a beacon of education and contained many study rooms.
Is a 400-year-old town in the region Ad Dakhiliyah, in north-eastern Oman. As a province it is home to a number of villages including the mountainside village of Misfat Al Abryeen. It lies on the southern slopes of the Akhdar (Green) Mountains. It is also known as Hamra Al Abryeen with reference to the Al Abri tribe who live there.
Misfat Al Abryeen
Misfat Al Abriyeen has become quite an attractive tourist destination in recent years due to the many features that make it a wonderful experience for any visitor. The village boasts amazing agricultural terraces, beautiful alleys, and old houses built on top of solid rocks.
Overnight in Nizwa
This souq lies in the vicinity of the walls of the famous Nizwa Fort. Its building embraces both traditional and modern architectural lines. Through its many alleys and divisions, Nizwa Souq has remained for hundreds of years home to a number of local industries, such as daggers, copper, spinning, livestock sale, fish, vegetables and handicrafts.
It was built in the 1650s by the second Ya’rubi ; Imam Sultan Bin Saif Al Ya'rubi. The fort's design reflects the Omani architectural ingenuity in the Ya’rubi era that witnessed considerable advancement in military fortifications and the introduction of mortar-based warfare.
Falaj Daris, Nizwa
A World Heritage Site at Nizwa and providing the town with the water that is needed for its plantations, the Falaj Daris is the largest falaj in Oman. A small section of the falaj has been turned into a park. It is said that this ancient Falaj goes back to 2500 BC.
Is a village placed almost half-way between two of the largest cities in Al Dakhiliyah region of Oman: Nizwa and Bahla. It is probably most famous for the Tanuf drinking water brand, bottled in a factory nearby from the fresh water at Wadi Tanuf, but it is also famous for the historical ruins of the village.
Al Hoota Cave
Is a cave located in Al Hamra. The cave was first discovered by locals several hundred years ago and was officially opened as a tourist destination in December 2006.
Overnight in Jabal Sharaf
Wadi Bani Awf
Is one of the largest wadis in Al Rustaq province in the South Batinah Governorate; it covers a large area with several villages worth visiting, including the famous “Snake Canyon”, is one of the largest valleys that is located among steep hillsides that provide enjoyable off-road driving experience.
Ain Al Thowarah
The al Thowarah hot spring, also called the Nakhal spring, is located a few kilometres from the Nakhal Fort in Oman. It is a green area where a spring forms a stream in a wadi (valley). It is one of the sites featured in a series of Oman landscape paintings by British artist Alan Reed.
Is a large fortification in Al Batinah Region of Oman. It is named after the Wilayah of Nakhal. The fort houses a museum, operated by the Ministry of Tourism, which has exhibits of historic guns, and the fort also hosts a weekly goat market.
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