Oman

Oman provides travellers with a glimpse into an undiscovered part of the Middle East. Located on the Southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, Oman’s boasts dramatic mountains, beautiful golden-sand shores dotted with palm trees and groves of citrus trees. It’s diversity makes it a fantastic destination for a variety of travel.

With over 5,000 years of rich history Oman’s capital Muscat offers a glimpse into the traditional culture of Arabia and the Middle East from the hustle and bustle of the marketplace to its incredible, historic architecture. Particular points of interest include the famous Al Alam Palace by the sea and the magnificent structure of Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque.

Oman also offers some of the best diving grounds in the world, with crystal clear waters. With a variety of luxurious hotels opening Oman is becoming another middle eastern gem for travellers looking for a truly five-star experience.

Flight Time

7 hours from London

Time Difference

GMT +4

Capital

Muscat

Language

Arabic, English is widely spoken

Weather

Average temperatures range from 21ºC in January through to 35ºC in June, which enjoys 13 hours of daily sunshine. February is the wettest month, experiencing 3cm of rainfall.

Currency

Omani Rial

Visas for British Citizens

A tourist visa, is issued to UK citizens on arrival.

Top Tips

A great family destination, Oman’s cultural and historical experiences combine with relaxing beaches and adrenalin-fuelled activities to deliver a truly memorable holiday.

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