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kanan budhiraja Sep 04 2015

Which are some of the best Oman experiences?

Kanika Nevatia Sep 04 2015
3 people found this answer useful Useful ?Yes

Planning a trip to Oman? Check out these Oman experiences and visit this beautiful land very soon. Make sure you take out ample time for this trip as there is so much to do and see in the country!

Bask in royalty as you visit the Al Alam Palace in the city of Muscat. Known for a 200 year old rich heritage, the place gives a glimpse into the historical past of Oman.

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Take a spellbinding trip to the Musandam Peninsula Oman as you embark on a scenic journey on the Dhow Cruise. You can choose from day or overnight options.

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What’s a visit to the Middle East if you haven't indulged in some sand dune bashing? Visit Sharqiya Sands where you can enjoy an unforgettable desert safari experience.

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And while you’re at it, there is no way you can miss out on an authentic camel ride experience right in the middle of the desert.

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Looking for a unique experience? Make sure to indulge in some turtle watching. Witnessing these migrating turtles lay their eggs on the shores of Oman is an absolute delight.

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In the mood for some adventure? One of the best Oman experiences is that of spending some time underwater in complete solitude amidst the sea life as you enjoy scuba diving.

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And if you love the mountains, Oman will simply not let you down! Take a trip to the Musandam Mountains. Engulfing a peninsula within, the picturesque beauty is a must see!

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The best way to explore these mountains is by a mountain safari that will take you through the winding roads, high atop the peaks. You can choose from half or full day safaris from Khasab.

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If you want to soak in the true beauty of Oman, there is no way you can skip taking a stroll down Muscat Corniche. This seafront promenade is the pride of Muscat.

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And of course, you can’t leave without going on a shopping spree. Start with the Muttrah Souk. Known to be one of the oldest marketplaces in the Arab world, you can get steal deals here!

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Another market you must explore is the Nizwa Souq, which is known to have on display a wide array of spices, food items, antiques, silver and local craftsmanship at its best. Also, use the opportunity to relish a luxury filled stay in one of the hotels in Nizwa and relish the authentic hospitality of Oman.

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These are just some of the Oman experiences that you have to try out! Indeed a trip to Oman is an experience of a lifetime and a-must for an avid traveler. There are a few Delhi to Muscat flights that fly directly to the capital of Oman, taking a little more than 3 hours. If you know of any other things to do in Oman, leave a comment and add to the list. Happy travels!

Photographs Courtesy:

Oman Tourist Office, India
Phone no: +91-22-29256965
Email id: info@tourismoman.co.in
Website: www.omantourism.gov.om

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