Oman is rapidly becoming a trendy tourist destination around the world, Discover the Majestic Mountains & Rich Heritage in one of the many Oman Private Tours. It has two coastlines, the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman, and has borders with Saudi Arabia, Yemen and the United Arab Emirates. If you like to holiday in style or have the adventure of a lifetime, then look no further than this superb holiday destination.
Oman is unique and it is how many people think the Middle East should be but with many added and hidden treasures. Here you will receive a warm and genuine welcome from the locals, and this is where you can enjoy beautiful beaches, lush oasis’s, desert sands, and with an Oman cultural tour, you will learn about the fascinating history of this country that makes it one of the oldest civilisations in the world. Discover lost cities, Arabian Forts, and you may be surprised to learn that Oman has canyons that can rival those that are in Arizona. Read More...
With an Oman adventure tour, you can go rock climbing in the Hajar Mountains or take a drive into the magnificent Wahiba Sands Desert with its massive dunes.
Visit the famous souks (markets), especially early in the morning on many of the Oman city tours, and you will be in sensory heaven as you take in the fragrances of the many spices and incense powders. If it is luxury you want, take an Oman walking sightseeing tour through some of Muscat’s shopping malls where you can buy anything from Rolex watches to products from the leading names in the world of fashion.
Oman has much to offer and has many special highlights and tours, so now everyone can enjoy a holiday of a lifetime in this exclusive part of the Middle East.
Top 10 Things to Do in Oman
Green Mountain is the direct translation of Jebel Akhdar, and it is a part of the Al Hajar Mountains. The Jebel Akhdar region is a is home the highest point in beautiful Oman. The elevation makes for cooler temperatures and has some lovely green agricultural growth than in the barren desert below with spectacular views. Now protected the area is perfect for hiking and sightseeing on the many private guided tours.
Another stunning destination is the city of Bahla, located in Northern Oman. Bahla is a not unlike a desert oasis, and it has been a stop off for travellers for centuries. Private sightseeing tours to Under the control of the Banu Nebhan Tribe The Bahla Fort dates back to the 13th century and a must see. You can also see the walls of the city, which stretches for nearly seven miles in length.
The Musandam Fjords stretch to the north of the country and offer spectacular views and perfect private sightseeing tours. If you visit the Musandam Fjords, the highlights include boat trips to explore the coasts and seeing the peaks rising from the water and spotting dolphins from a Dhow. Traditional Omani boats and scuba diving out at sea are also popular with tourists in this region.
Ras al Jinz
Located to the far east of Oman is Ras al Jinz famous for its turtle reserve and a popular destination on private sightseeing tours. May to October is the best time to see the turtle nests and watch the hatching process. It is magical to see the baby turtles make their way to the ocean right after hatching and a visit to the Turtle Visitors Center is a must.
Just off the coast of Oman is Masirah Island, a unique destination for travellers in search of sun, beaches, wildlife and history. Masirah Island is home to an Omani air base, but the towns are relatively small. That means few crowds and lots of secluded spots to explore. Regular ferries are available to get you to and from the mainland. On Masirah Island, the top pastimes include swimming, checking out the abundance of shipwrecks just off the coast and watching the more than 30,000 turtles that appear annually in
Formally the capital of Oman Nizwa is most known for its massive fort. Custom guided tours are very popular as most tourists go to see the unique tower, unusually shaped windows (perfect for shooting the enemy). The museum tour showcases how life was in the 17th century for the people of Oman. There are lovely Souk's (outdoor markets) which happens twice a week.
Muscat Oman's capital and the most visited city in the country, private guided tours are the best way to see the delights and mysteries this city has in store for tourists. From the Qasr Al Alam Royal Palace to the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque with its magnificent crystal chandelier and unique marble walls. Al Jalali and Al Mirani once stood as protection of the Grand Mosque have been converted into 2 of the best museums in Oman.
Misfat al Abryeen
Villages such as the lovely Misfat al Abryeen are perfect for tourists who want to see a more traditional side to Oman. Guided tours to this traditional mountain village will show you a landscape full of shades of browns and orange which look like a picture-perfect snapshot of an Arabian Penisula. As you walk up the steep mountain roads, you will see lovely scenery with banana trees, an ancient watchtower.
Salalah is situated in southern Oman and known as the second capital of the country. It is also the ancestral home of the reigning Sultan Qaboos and houses a uniquely beautiful residential Palace. When you go on Salalah tours, you will hear all about the cities frankincense trade and Haffa Souk (market). After the rainy season, Salalah becomes a magnificent green oasis with waterfalls that are second to none.
The Wahiba Sands are miles and miles of desert dunes located in the middle of Oman. Home to the Bedu nomadic people many escorted private tours will take you through the Wahiba Sands where you will join the tribe. Camel riding and seeing nomadic live up close and personal will change your view on this unique existence. Most tours start in the quaint but vibrant city of Ibra.