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Musandam is separated from the rest of Oman by the UAE, and is home to some of Oman’s most spectacular scenery like the Fjords of Arabia that plunge into waters teeming with colourful fish & coral.
The Batinah governorate runs parallel to the northern coast for some 320 km all the way to the border with the United Arab Emirates. It is home to forts, hot springs, and island nature reserves.
Muscat is Oman’s confident, low-rise capital, home to the breath-taking Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, wonderful Mutrah souq, 16th century forts and the Royal Opera House. Muscat is the heart of Oman.
Al Dhahirah is a vast desert plain on the southern slopes of the western Hajar Mountains. Archaeological treasures lie at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Bat, where beehive tombs date to 4000 BC.
Dakhiliah consists of 8 districts nestled around the western Hajar Mountains. Important agriculturally, the region grows grapes, pomegranates, nuts & rock roses around Jebel Akhdar, at 3000m altitude.
Al Sharqiah translates literally as the ‘east of Oman’. The divided into three distinct areas: the Indian Ocean coastal stretch, the desert and the city of Sur.
The Al Wusta region boasts a breathtaking coastline stretching for around 170 Km. The coastline is rich with wide bays, dramatic headlands, rocky caves and inlets.
The Arabian Peninsula is typically associated with arid, rolling deserts but the southern region of Oman offers a stark contrast.
Oman is a great place for a family holiday with a difference. Ranked as one of the safest and most peaceful countries in the world, families can journey together here and explore a fascinating country and culture unlike anything they’ve ever experienced before.
With world-class resorts and retreats in truly stunning, secluded locations, Oman has emerged in recent years as one of the world’s finest honeymoon destinations.
Oman’s spectacular land and seascapes simply beg to be explored. If you’re looking for a 4WD adventure into the mountains and desert, wild swimming, canyoning, caving, climbing, dolphin watching, kiteboarding or mountain biking, our tour companies are geared up to get you out there.
Oman’s tourism development has been carefully managed to preserve its natural environment. Eco-experiences like turtle and dolphin watching, seeking rare Arabian Oryx and Leopards, and exploring marine reserves provide unforgettable wildlife encounters whilst minimising the impact upon it.
There are few places that blend ancient and modern so seamlessly, where thoughtful modern development has focused on preserving the country’s unique cultural identity.
With an abundance of unique experiences on offer, Oman represents the perfect destination for conferences and events.
Omani cuisine reflects rich ethnic and tribal influences, blending flavours from Arabia and the Indian sub-continent in dishes that have become typically Omani.
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