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Visit Wadi Ghul, Oman’s Grand Canyon

Oman is rich in natural wonders and history, from ancient stone castles in the desert to the waterfalls and lush vegetation appearing during the monsoon season (khareef) in the south. Once foreign visitors land at Muscat International Airport, there are plenty of tourism options opening up. Adventure-seekers and lovers of nature will not want to […]

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The World Heritage Sites of Oman

Oman is a country with a wealth of history stretching back to antiquity. It is not surprising that a number of its buildings, ruins, and forts have been designated as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Visitors to the Sultanate of Oman can go to each of these monuments and experience the history of the nation […]

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Turtle Nesting and Hatching in Oman

Watching turtles come ashore to dig holes in the sand and lay their eggs at night is an unforgettable experience, as is seeing the baby turtles hatch and begin their journey towards the ocean. Oman is one of the best places to enjoy turtle nesting and hatching, thousands of turtles visit the country’s beautiful beaches […]

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Salalah Tourism: a Comprehensive Guide for Foreign Visitors

The second largest city in Oman, Salalah is a unique location, different from what tourists are used to in the Sultanate and the whole Arabian Peninsula. It’s truly an unmissable Omani destination. Salalah is famous for its natural beauty made of lush vegetation, waterfalls, and stunning beaches, but also for its architectural attractions. On top […]

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When and Where to Go Diving in Oman

Home to the most diverse range of marine species in the Arabian Sea, Oman is an attractive option for scuba divers. Twenty-two species of whales and dolphins can be spotted off the coast of Oman, as well as a plethora of marine and coral life. Oman benefits from having much lower visitor numbers than the […]

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Chinese Tourism in Oman and the GCC Countries to Raise by 54% by 2023

Tourism in Oman is booming. With international arrivals consistently on the rise, the Arab Sultanate attracts millions of visitors every year. From the art in Muscat’s Grand Mosque to the natural beauty of the Hajar Mountains and the beaches in Dhofar, there are plenty of reasons why foreigners decide to spend their holidays in Oman. […]

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Guide to Muscat, the Capital of Oman

Located at the centre of an ancient trade route, Muscat, the capital of Oman, has a long and storied history which has seen the city ruled by a number of occupiers, including the Persian, Arab, and Ottoman empires. Modern Muscat stretches around 70 kilometres along the northern coast of Oman and is actually composed of […]

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Oman Dress Code for Foreigners or Expats

The Sultanate of Oman is an Arab country located on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Oman is a conservative Middle Eastern Muslim country. Omani traditions and values are reflected in the dress code of the Omani people. Tradition largely contributes to the way Omani nationals dress. The dress code for both genders is […]

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Safety and Security: Travel Advice for Oman

Just in 2018, Oman welcomed more than 3 million visitors. From the traditional mountain villages like Misfat al Abryeen to modern Muscat and the stunning beaches of Masira Island, there are plenty of reasons why increasingly more foreigners are applying for an Oman visa and traveling to the country. Oman is also a very safe […]