7 days in Oman Itinerary

7 days in Oman Itinerary

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7 days in Oman Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly + taxi:  4​h
1
Nizwa
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Muttrah
— 2 nights
4
Salalah
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Kuwait City

1
night
Nizwa

Nizwa ©
Once the capital of the sultanate, Nizwa stands as one of the longest-established urban areas in the country, and has retained its traditional core.
On the 23rd (Sun), don't miss a visit to Birkat Al Mouz Ruins and then get to know the fascinating history of Nizwa Fort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Falaj Daris Park, explore the ancient world of Bahla Fort, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jebel Akhdar.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Nizwa vacation planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Nizwa is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Gulf Standard Time (GST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Kuwait City in June, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Nizwa: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sur.

Things to do in Nizwa

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Jebel Akhdar ©
Jebel Akhdar
 Nizwa Fort ©
Nizwa Fort
Bahla Fort ©
Bahla Fort

1
night
Sur

Sur ©
Sur is a capital city of Ash Sharqiyah Region, northeastern Oman, on the coast of the Gulf of Oman. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Bilad Sur Castle, then explore the striking landscape at Wadi Shab, and then get advice or help at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sur road trip website .

You can drive from Nizwa to Sur in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, Sur is somewhat warmer than Nizwa - with highs of 47°C and lows of 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Muttrah.

Things to do in Sur

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Wadi Shab ©
Wadi Shab
Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve ©
Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve
Bilad Sur Castle ©
Bilad Sur Castle

2
nights
Muttrah

Muttrah ©
Muttrah, administratively a district, is located in the Muscat province of Oman. On the 26th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Mohammed Al Ameen mosque , then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, then kick back and relax at Qurum Beach, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Corniche, then get a sense of history and politics at Al Alam Palace, then examine the collection at Bait Al Zubair, and finally hunt for treasures at Mutrah Souq.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Muttrah planner .

Traveling by car from Sur to Muttrah takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 45°C in June, and nighttime lows around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salalah.

Things to do in Muttrah

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Side Trips

Muscat, Muscat Governorate
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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque ©
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Qurum Beach ©
Qurum Beach

2
nights
Salalah

Salalah ©
The Sultanate's second city, Salalah has become known as a southerly counterpoint to the capital in the north.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Qaboos Mosque, get outside with Wadi Darbat, and then delve into the distant past at Sumhuram Old City. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Al Fizayah Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Al Mughsail Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of the Frankincense Land.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Salalah road trip planning app .

You can fly from Muttrah to Salalah in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, Salalah is a bit cooler than Muttrah - with highs of 37°C and lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salalah

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Al Mughsail Beach ©
Al Mughsail Beach
Wadi Darbat ©
Wadi Darbat
Museum of the Frankincense Land ©
Museum of the Frankincense Land

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