With daily flights from London to Muscat taking just over 7 hours flying time. Oman offers pristine white beaches, vast deserts with historic forts, ancient souks and beautiful Mosques.
If you love sight-seeing then there are lots to see in Oman where Muscat has the 3rd largest mosque and the Royal palace Qasr Al Alam. you can also take a visit out to the desert to the Wahba Sands, just 3 hours from Muscat, to see the Bedouin camps, take a drive in a 4×4 or a ride on a camel. Visit the former capital which is the oldest city in Oman, Nizwa, here you can see the goat and cattle market which dates back to the middle ages. Or visit the Fort, the souq and Falaj Darris.
Oman is the third largest country in the Arabian Peninsula and borders Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Weather in Oman. Best time to go
The hottest months are June through August where temperatures are over 40 degrees with the rainiest months being January to March. Winters are cooler with minimum lows of 10 degrees.
Essential Information on Oman
Capital City Muscat
Language – Arabic English
Currency – Omani Rial
Electricity – 220/240V
Flight time from london average 7 hours
Time difference – GMT +4 hours
For more information on Oman visit Oman Tourist Board
Languages spoken Arabic English
Currency Omani Rial
Visa requirements Tourist Visa on arrival