Through this content you will know about the top 10 best tourist places in Oman. Oman is one of the Arab countries in the south-west Asia. There are lots of mountains, wide ranged desert and some beautiful green parts. The city of Muscat and Nizwa is the most important contributors to the Oman tourism sector. Day by day people are getting interested to this spectacular Arabian Sultanat. Though this is an Arabian part, people of all religions find here.
10. The Frankincense Coast, Oman
The southeast monsoon between July and September makes the climate of the Frankincense Coast different than other parts of the Oman. This season is named as “Khareef”. You can catch the green land with flowing rivers, waterfalls, lush pastures here in the Frankincense Coast. You will get all these things nowhere in the Arabian region. It is located at the southern in Dhofer Oman, away from Muscat of some thousands of kilo-meters.
9. Wahiba Sands, Oman
If you are desert lover and love to experience the tough situation of deserts and the sands temperature and color, Then Wahiba Sands would be the best place for you. Its color varies from red to dark honey. You can enjoy the rolling sand dunes and romantic sand driving. Its spread 180 km towards south from north and 80 km towards west from east. There are arrangements of having a lunch with the Bedouin family.
8. Musandam Fjords, Oman
Once you take a trip to Oman and you want to enjoy some natural beauty and mountains, then Musandam Fjords are there for you. The cruise through the Khor ash Sham may be the most pleasant experience including the exploring of the fjord. The crystal clear water and the sheer cliffs are there to calm your mind. You can enjoy the amazing mountain scenery, swimming and the dolphins. The Musandam Fjords is known as the “Norway of Arabia”.
7. Jebel Shams, Nizwa
You can catch Jebel Shams at Nizwa which is located about 280 km away from Muscat. This is 9000 feet high from the sea surface. The winter here being very cold here and some time you may enjoy the snowfall. Jebel Shams. The meaning of the name “Jebel Shams” means Mountain of the Sun. But you can go on a tour at Jebel shams in the summer to enjoy the 250 temperatures. The canyon at Jevel is the second biggest canyon after the Arizona, the Grand Canyon. This place is perfect for camping or trekking.
6. Ras al- Hadd, Al- Hadd
Ras al-Hadd is one of the main tourist spots of Oman. There are several things that every traveller can enjoy there. The Ras al-Hadd is the nest of lots of turtles, that’s why it’s called the turtle beach resort. This place if the contributes a lot to the Oman tourism. Couples can make their trip to Oman and come to this beach to enjoy the first raising sun in the entire Arabian Peninsula. There comes 6000- 13000 turtle every year.
5. Salalah, Dhofar Governorate
Salalah is located on the Arabian Sea. This city is the administrative capital of the Dhofar Governorate. This beautiful and almost green city actually attracts people with its beautiful weather. While the entire Arabian region suffering with tremendous hot air, the climate of Salalah helping people to keep calm and cool. The average temperature of Salalah is 250 from June to September.
4. Nakhal Fort, Al-Batina
If you are planning to make a tour to Oman, then the Nikhal Fort is waiting for you there at Al-Batina. This is one of the most beautiful castles in the world. It has got a very balanced spectacular on the rocky surface of the Western Hajar. This fort is standing at 200 meter up at the Hajar Mountains from the 3rd to 10th century. The view of Nikhal countryside and the palm farms make it more attractive to the travellers.
3. Nizwa Fort, Nizwa
Nizwa castle is the reminder of unbeatable Nizwa town during the Oman’s historical turbulent periods. Nizwa was Oman’s capital in the 17th century. The Imam Sultan Bin Al-Ya’arubi was the leader of this Sultanat. During his time The Nizwa castle was built. Then it was used as his headquarters. The central tower is the most attractive part of Nizwas fort. This 150 foot circular tower will blow the tourist’s mind anytime. There are false doors, wells, secret shafts, turrets etc. in the castle.
2. Jebel Akhdar Villages, Nizwa
Whenever any tourist comes to Oman, he cannot help to visit this beautiful village. Al- Jabal Al- Akhter means the green mountain. It is the highest pick of the Hajar Mountain in the eastern region and the highest pick in the entire Sultanat with an altitude of 2000 meters. The climate of this high mountain makes it perfects as tourism sector. The location of Jebel Akhdar villages is a little tricky. This is the easiest way to get on the “four villages”.
1. Muscat City, Muscat
Muscat is the capital and the largest city and the trade center of Oman. It was declared as the capital between the years of 1779- 1792.First the capital was the Rustaq but Hamad bin Said did this job. Now Muscat is an enriched city with lots of attractive places, hotels and restaurants. Tourists are now more interested to visit Muscat for the Royal Opera House, Oman Oil and Gas Exhibition center etc.
All these places are most favorite spot for tourism, but there are lots of castles and mountains which can be visited as well. So make your trip to Oman in this vacation and enjoy the part of Arabian Sultanate.