Explore Saiq Plateau in Oman – A gem in the desert

The Saiq Plateau is located in the north eastern side of Oman and is 6,500 feet above sea level. The plateau can be found within the mountain range of Al Hajar Mountains, which are known to be the highest in the country, with the tallest peak, known as Jebel Shams measuring to approximately 10,000 feet….

Sohar Fort – A prominent landmark in Omani history

Sohar has been named the home of legendary, but largely fictional character, Sinbad the Sailor. It was a beautiful beachfront town, which had an intriguing history. In ancient times it went by the name of Majan, meaning ‘seafaring’, which was appropriate given that it was key seaport. It grew prosperous from the copper mines; the…

Wadi Shab – Delving into unsalted waters

A favourite of locals and expats alike to explore nature, swim in the freshwater pools and enjoy a barbeque, Wadi Shab is located in the Al Sharqiyah Region in Oman. Located a drive of about two hours from the city of Muscat, Wadi Shab is within easy distance from your Sur hotel. The main attraction…

Visit to Nizwa Souq – The Oldest and Most Popular Market in Oman

Although not as popular as Abu Dhabi or Dubai, the Middle Eastern nation of Oman is one of the region’s most fascinating tourist destinations. With a rich heritage and culture and a thriving economy, Oman is one of the most developed Middle Eastern nations, and is home to fascinating attractions such as the Muscat Royal…

Jebel Shams Mountain – The Highest Peak of Oman

Oman, one of the most developed nations in the Middle East, is a destination like no other. Known for its rich heritage, vibrant culture, and profound sense of identity, the Sultanate of Oman doesn’t boast opulent attractions like many of its neighbors, despite its thriving economy. Instead, Oman offers a fusion of the Bedouin traditions…