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.
Ideas for your trip to 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.
Wander Muscat's charming old city.
Discover Nizwa's mountains and forts.
Wake up to sunrise over the Wahiba Sands.
Shop for spices in the city souks.
Watch turtles nest at Ras Al Junaiyz.
Enjoy a self-drive tour of this scenic Sultanate.
Witness the majestic green turtles laying their eggs.
Spend a couple of nights under the stars.
Relax in the sunshine as you unwind at the beach.
Explore the white city of Muscat.
Discover the mountains and forts of the interior.
Visit Nizwa's intriguing cattle market.
View the beautiful dunes of the Wahiba Sands.
Watch green turtles nesting in Ras Al-Jinz.
Spend a night camping under the stars in the Empty Quarter desert.
Go snorkelling in the Indian Ocean.
Hike in the Jebel Samhan mountains.
Explore the beautiful coastline surrounding Salalah by self-drive.
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.
Enjoy stylish architecture at Muscat's Grand Mosque.
Imagine days gone by in the evocative forts.
Swim the turquoise waters of the Musandam Peninsula.
Explore Musandam's mountains and fjords.
Take a dhow cruise around the northern coast.
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Oman makes an ideal destination for a self-drive vacation. You can travel at your own pace and the roads are well-maintained, with signs in English.View this travel guide