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Coastal landscape in Oman

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Coastal landscape in Oman

Oman has plenty to offer visitors looking to experience Arabian culture, and with the help of our dedicated specialists you can explore the stylish streets of Muscat, the sweeping sands of the Empty Quarter and the country’s pretty coastline in a variety of ways.

Our itinerary ideas work as a starting point when planning your route and each can be tailored to your interests to create a bespoke tour, whether you wish to camp under the desert stars, hike through the mountains or cruise in a traditional dhow. Self-driving is an excellent way of exploring at your own pace and our specialists can make all the necessary arrangements for you.

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Our recommended tours in Oman

These itineraries are designed to give you some suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Oman, and they showcase some of the routes that we’ve found work particularly well. Treat them simply as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely for you by one of our specialists based on your particular tastes and interests.

  • Jebel Akhdar, Oman

    Discover Salalah tour

    • Spend a night camping under the stars in the Empty Quarter desert.

    • Go snorkeling in the Indian Ocean.

    • Explore the beautiful coastline surrounding Salalah with your private driver.

    8 days from €3,205pp

  • Aerial view, Shangri-La Bar Al Jissah, Muscat

    Shangri-La Al Husn Resort & Spa break

    • Direct views over the gulf of Oman from all rooms and suites.
    • Dine by Design concept allows guests to enjoy dinner, afternoon tea or cocktails in a private location of their choice.
    • Shahrazad restaurant offers exceptional Moroccan dishes with live Arabic entertainment.
    • Access to the stunning L'Occitane Hareer Spa for a wide variety of relaxing French inspired treatments.

    5 days from €3,250pp

  • Salt water pool, Six Senses at Zighy Bay , Musandam

    Six Senses Zighy Bay break

    • Villas complement the natural landscape and have beachside access or their own private pools.
    • Sense on the Edge offers delicious Andalucian dishes and sweeping views over Zighy Bay.
    • Detox from modern life at the spa with two hammams, an ice cave and soothing treatments.
    • Join the signature Dhahab Dhow cruise along the coastal fiords and villages.
    • Recline in total seclusion with a private cinema set up at your villa.

    6 days from €3,925pp

  • Nizwa Mosque

    Grand tour of Oman

    • Enjoy the architecture of Muscat's Grand Mosque.

    • Watch villagers barter at the cattle market.

    • Peer into Oman's Grand Canyon, the Wadi Ghul.

    • Visit the impressive Jabreen fort.

    • Watch Green Turtles nesting on the beach.

    14 days from €5,265pp

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