Oman has much to offer those taking time to explore this Middle Eastern country be it rich culture or spectacular landscapes. Here are some highlights that await.
Visit the Grand Mosque
One of the country’s grandest attractions, the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque will leave you in awe when sightseeing in Muscat, Oman. Hotels can be found within easy reach of this site that can accommodate up to 20,000 people; amongst the highlights are its massive chandeliers and a huge Persian carpet that took around four years to complete!
Enjoy Dolphin Watching
A fun activity for the whole family, dolphin watching in Oman is also worth experiencing. Properties the likes of Al Falaj Hotel, Muscat offer excursions to spot these playful marine mammals. Common, spinner or bottlenose dolphins are amongst the species you have a chance of seeing on your voyage.
Have a Dip at Wadi Shab
The area where one can begin the hike at Wadi Shab is accessible via a short boat ride and is part of the experience. The hike itself can be tiring for some, but the backdrops are stunning; at the end, you will come across idyllic pools where you can enjoy a well-deserved dip and some great Instagram shots too!
Explore Jabal Akhdar
Known as the Green Mountain, Jabal Akhdar in Oman is also known for its breathtaking natural beauty. Rock climbing and hiking are amongst the popular activities here, while on your expeditions you will encounter charming villages, idyllic rose plantations and of course, utterly awe-inspiring panoramas.