Oman
Oman
Oman

Oman

Oman

A taste of Arabia at its most exotic and enticing, offering an intoxicating fusion of glamorous resorts and timeless Islamic tradition. A ribbon of coastal villages with Old Muscat at its heart, Oman is an enthralling blend of ancient sights and Islamic customs, sprinkled with a touch of eastern glamour. The turquoise waters of Al Jissah Bay glint and dazzle…the fjords and vertiginous cliffs of the Musandam Peninsula take the breath away. Stalls glitter with ceremonial daggers; the spicy scents of cardamom, saffron, frankincense and turmeric assail the senses. Out of the city, the desert blooms with feathery palms and citrus groves, the traditional reed houses evocative of an old Arabian way of life...the whitewashed desert forts still standing proud. On the horizon, a mirage turns out to be a wadi with a deep, inviting pool. Bump over the endless dunes of the Wahiba desert on an off-road safari to visit a traditional Bedouin camp. Stride up a high dune as the sun dips behind exquisite undulations of ever-shifting land. Enjoy a spectacular drive through the Hajar Mountains to reach the impressive 17th Century fort of Nizwa, set majestically in a palm oasis explore the historic buildings of one of Oman’s oldest forts, Welcome to Oman.

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Need to know

The best months to visit are Mid-October to Mid-March, April is also good, Avoid the scorching summer during June, July and August. If you wish to experience the monsoon locally known as Khareef season - a tropical monsoon travelling from India, head to the Salalah in southern Oman. Watch in amazement as the desert transforms into a lush green verdant oasis.

Fly to

Muscat

Flying time 7 hours 45 mins direct

Visas

For British Passport holders stays below 14 days do not require Visa.

Time difference

GMT + 4 hours

Official language

Arabic is the official language of Muscat, with many differet dialects of vernacular Arabic are spoken. English, Persian, and Urdu are also spoken, and there are a number of Swahili-speaking Omanis born in East Africa who returned to Oman after 1970.

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What our clients say

I just wanted to thank you and your colleagues for arranging our holiday. All the transfers were accomplished quickly and easily. Everything went according to plan and all the reps and guides were brilliant and made our holiday stress free and relaxing. Khajuraho was an amazing experience and again our rep was waiting for us at the airport. The airport looks brand new and is…

A Davis - India Holiday