With pristine beaches, magnificent deserts, rugged mountains and a history that spans over 7,000 years, the Sultanate of Oman will refresh, engage and inspire you.
Oman is home to some of the most welcoming people in the world. Here are a few helpful pointers and tips to help you make the most of your visit to the Sultanate and gain a better understanding of the country’s culture, customs and laws.
Hidden beaches, lapped by the Arabian Sea, abound throughout the Governorate of Dhofar. The city of Salalah is blessed with kilometre after kilometre of soft white sand, the main beaches including those at Dahariz, Al Baleed and Haffa, near Al Husn Palace.
Situated between the Sea of Oman and the Eastern Hajar Mountains, Muscat's beautiful natural scenery is matched by the style and atmosphere of its townscape.
A’Dakhiliya governorate embraces some magnificent natural attractions which includes the highest peak in the Sultanate (Jebel Shams), not to mention the ancient forts and castles.
Marhaba Al Wusta
Al Wusta governorate is located between sea and desert. From east, the Arabian Sea stretches along high mountains. And to the west, lays the Empty Quarter which is considered to be the largest desert in the world with its soft sand dunes.
Musandam governorate is distinguished with its diverse geographical nature, combining between high mountains, deep sea water, rocky beaches, beautiful bays and marine islands.
Marhaba Al Buraimi
Al Buraimi governorate, located at the north-western part of Oman, is a semi-desert land that descends from the southern slopes of the West Hajar Mountains. Its discovered archeological monuments indicates the existence of ancient civilizations in history.
Marhaba North A’sharqiyah
A’Sharqiyah North governorate is characterized by varied terrain and extraordinary scenery. Mountains gaze down onto a sea of golden sinuous sand dunes, scattered date oases surrounding ancient mud brick settlements.
Marhaba South A’sharqiyah
When visiting A’Sharqiyah South governorate you will be overwhelmed by its natural and environmental diversity including towering mountains, golden desert sands, serene wadis and majestic ancient forts.
Marhaba North Al Batinah
The North Al Batinah governorate has a fertile agricultural land that runs along the coast and spreads agricultural fields and population centers on its lands. In this governorate, many castles, forts, fences and old villages are distributed.
Marhaba South Al Batinah
The south Al Batinah governorate has an ideal geographical location, bordered by the West Hajar mountains. It has number of magnificent wadis and beautiful villages that run parallel to the Hajar mountain range.
Geoheritage Tour Guide
The Sultanate of Oman displays an outstanding array of Geoheritage phenomena, many of which are world class.