The Sultanate of Oman is a country in Southwest Asia on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Travel through the light and shade of a divergent terrain from the golden desert of Wahiba Sands to the lush green of the Frankinscene Coast in Khareef (monsoon) season.
Experience the contrasts of traditional and modern Muscat, chosen as the second best city to visit in the world in 2012 by Lonely Planet and also as the Capital of Arab Tourism in the same year. The port capital is Oman’s most visited destination but tourists are also attracted to the long coastline: softy sandy beaches, numerous resort hotels, world-class kitesurfing conditions and the opportunity to dive in unpolluted waters.
Nizwa, a two hour drive inland from Muscat, is the second biggest tourist destination. An ancient town and gateway to the historic sites of Bahla and Jabrin and for excursions to Jebel Akhdar and Jebel Shams.
Things you may like to do: cruise through Khor Ash Sham and the fjords of Musandam, camping and trekking around Oman's Grand Canyon Wadi Nakhr, Turtle watching at Ras al-Hadd (turtle reserve), bargaining in the souqs, camel riding, bird watching, caving or sand-driving, lunch with a Bedouin family or even spend a night in the desert!
Oman offers a myriad of attractions, activities and alluring landscapes, aromatised with Frankinscene, a tranquil Arabian oasis in the Middle East.