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Camping in Oman 2023

If you're looking for a unique and unforgettable camping experience, look no further than Oman. With its natural beauty and breathtaking landscapes, Oman offers a plethora of camping options for adventure seekers from all over the world. However, before you plan your trip, it's important to note the new regulations related to camping. Muscat Municipality has issued a circular on regulations and requirements for camping in the Governorate of Muscat in order to regulate this aspect in terms of technical, health, and environmental aspects, comply with safety and security, public etiquette, and preserve the aesthetic appearance of the city.  Muscat Municipality has issued a circular on regulations and requirements for camping in the Governorate of Muscat in order to regulate this aspect in terms of technical, health, and environmental aspects, comply with safety and security systems, public etiquette, and preserve the aesthetic appearance of the city. The circular states that "

Quriyat 2023

Quriyat, a beautiful province in Oman, is ready to welcome tourists with its stunning natural landscapes, historic landmarks, and diverse culture. With a variety of attractions to offer, visitors can enjoy exploring the following: Quriyat Fort This stunning 17th-century fortress is one of the most well-preserved forts in Oman. The fort served as a defense against Portuguese invasion and is a great place to learn about the history of the town and the region. Bimmah Sinkhole This natural wonder is a must-visit destination in Quriyat. The sinkhole is a large water-filled crater that is surrounded by stunning rock formations. Visitors can swim in the crystal clear water and enjoy the surrounding beauty. Quriyat Beach This picturesque beach is known for its soft white sand and turquoise waters. Visitors can enjoy swimming, sunbathing, and relaxing while taking in the stunning views. Wadi Dayqah Dam This impressive dam is located just a short drive from Quriyat and is a great

Musandam 2023

Musandam is a beautiful and remote region located in the northernmost part of Oman. We are excited to take you on a virtual tour of some of the must-visit attractions in Musandam and provide you with some travel tips to help you make the most of your trip.  Zipline Oman Adventure Centre ( New Attraction in 2023 ) According to a recent announcement by Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran Group), visitors to Musandam can now enjoy the exciting and unique experience of the 1,800m dual zip-line project in Khasab. The project is part of the larger Oman Adventure Centre, which is designed to offer visitors a combination of adventure and exploration. The zip-line is the world's longest over water and provides an unforgettable bird's-eye view of the stunning Musandam landscape. In a tweet from the Ministry of Tourism, they described the zip-line as the "ultimate and exciting adventure" that awaits visitors to the Oman Adventure Centre. Zipline Opening Tweet It is wor

Rustaq 2023

Welcome to Rustaq, Oman! Rustaq is a historical city in the Al Batinah Region of Oman, famous for its hot springs, forts, and traditional souqs. If you're looking for an off-the-beaten-track destination with plenty of cultural and natural attractions, Rustaq is the perfect place to explore. Here are some of the top things to do in Rustaq, Oman: 1.       Visit Rustaq Fort: Rustaq Fort is one of the most impressive and well-preserved forts in Oman, with a history dating back over 400 years. The fort was built during the reign of the Ya'aruba dynasty and served as a residence for the ruling Imams. The fort has been restored and is now open to visitors, who can explore its many courtyards, towers, and halls. 2.       Visit Ain Al Kasfa Hot Spring: Ain Al Kasfa is a beautiful oasis in the heart of Rustaq, which is said to have healing properties and is a popular destination for locals and tourists alike. Visitors can relax in the warm, mineral-rich waters and enjoy the beauti

Al Hamra 2023

Welcome to Al Hamra, a beautiful town located in the heart of Oman that offers a unique blend of traditional Omani culture and modern amenities. Al Hamra is a great destination for those seeking a peaceful retreat in the midst of stunning natural landscapes, and an opportunity to learn about the rich history and culture of Oman. One of the must-see attractions in Al Hamra is the village of Misfat Al Abriyeen, which is situated on a hillside surrounded by lush green plantations. The village is known for its traditional mud houses and narrow alleys, which are a true testament to the rich cultural heritage of Oman. Visitors can take a leisurely walk through the village and explore the ancient irrigation system known as falaj, which is still used by the villagers to irrigate their crops. Another popular attraction in Al Hamra is the Jabal Shams Mountain, also known as the “Mountain of the Sun.” The mountain offers breathtaking views of the surrounding valleys and is a popular spot for

Nizwa 2023

Nizwa is a historic city located in the Ad Dakhiliyah region of Oman, known for its ancient forts, traditional souks, and stunning natural beauty. Here are some of the top things to see and do in Nizwa Nizwa Fort This 17th-century fort is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Nizwa, and for good reason. Its massive walls and towers are a testament to the city's rich history, and the views from the top are simply breathtaking.  The fort was built to protect the city and served as the seat of power for the local ruler. Visitors can explore the fort and learn about its history and significance to the local community. The fort features a number of rooms and courtyards, including a museum that showcases traditional Omani artifacts and crafts. There is also a watchtower located on site, which offers stunning views of Nizwa and the surrounding mountains. Nizwa Souq No trip to Nizwa would be complete without a visit to the city's bustling souq. Here, you'll find ve

Salalah 2023

Salalah is part of the Dhofar region, and it is a coastal city located in the southern region of Oman. It is known for its natural beauty, lush greenery, and unique climate, which is different from the rest of the country. Salalah is a year-round travel destination with a unique climate and natural beauty. However, if you want to experience the lush greenery and cooler temperatures that the Khareef season brings, the best time to visit is from June to September. During these months, you can witness the stunning monsoon rains and enjoy a range of outdoor activities in the region. Here are some tips and recommendations for traveling to Salalah Do your research and choose a reputable guide. Before hiring a local tour guide, do your research to ensure that they are knowledgeable and experienced. Look for reviews and recommendations from other travelers, or ask your hotel or tour operator for recommendations. It's also important to ensure that the guide is licensed and insured. Getting