Located at the mouth of the Arabian Sea, this middle eastern paradise is the perfect choice for travellers seeking action and excitement, with its diverse landscape providing plenty of opportunities for new experiences in inspiring and enriching surroundings.
With so much to do and see, a visit to Oman is sure to be full of spellbinding moments that will be remembered forever.
A lot of travellers will head for Muscat as a holiday destination, however, there’s much more to Oman than just sunbathing on a beach.
To experience Oman, self-driving is a fantastic option. With an absolute sensory overload regarding scenery, you’ll be able to take in the spectacular surroundings of this unique nation at your own pace and discover a host of sublime destinations along the way.
Located at the north-eastern point of the Arabian Peninsula and separated from the rest of Oman by the United Arab Emirates, Musandam offers a whole world of adventure.
Crystal-clear waters off the coast make it a great destination for scuba diving and snorkelling, with dazzling coral formations and a wonderful array of marine life waiting to be seen and underwater caves to be explored.
When visiting Musandam, you’re also guaranteed to be exposed to some of the most dramatic scenery on earth, with the 2,000m high mountains and stunning fjords a sight to behold. Those seeking an adrenaline-fuelled adventure can take a mountain bike trip along some of the rugged paths through the mountains.
For those craving culture and tradition, the region of A’Shariqiyah has a whole host adventures that fit the bill.
Indeed, you can enjoy a camel ride in the desert, sunset watching or camping, while those seeking adrenaline-fuelled escapades can experience dune driving or quad biking
Elsewhere in A’Shariqiyah, you can watch turtles in the sea, try your hand at kite surfing on Masirah Island, or explore the picturesque caves at Wadi Bani Khalid.
The Muqal Cave is ideal for those of all fitness levels and is easily accessible for those with little experience.
More competent explorers can delve deeper into the earth, exploring the world’s second largest cave chamber. Majlis Al Jinn is situated on the Salmah Plateau and is 1,380 metres above sea level. It has an overall volume of approximately 4,000,000 cubic metres.
To fully appreciate the stunning scenery of Oman, the adventurous traveller can head to the southern city of Salalah. Here you can paraglide over the incredible mountain ranges and fully immerse yourself in the beautiful views of the beaches and cliffs that can be enjoyed from the sky.
With all of these phenomenal activities to be experienced in Oman, you might need to visit more than once.