Mountain view of Jabal Akhdar, Oman

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From spectacular mountains, wind-blown deserts and a pristine coastline, Oman is the obvious choice for those seeking out the modern face of Arabia while still sensing its ancient soul.


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Best Things to Do

Oman is the third-largest country in the Arabian Peninsula, famed for its long coastline, high mountains and rugged canyons. Here are the top things to do.

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Things to Know

Travelers to Oman will appreciate this for practical advice on social etiquette, safety, weather, cultural practices and more.

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Visitors can enjoy travel between and among the stunning landscapes of Oman by plane, boat and car. Here’s our guide to getting around the country.

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Visa Requirements

Wondering if you need a visa to go to Oman? Here’s the lowdown on the latest visa rules to get you into this desert sultanate with the minimum of fuss.

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Money and Costs

With some planning – and our expert guide – it’s not a challenge to enjoy the natural beauty and hospitality of Oman on a limited budget.

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Best Road Trips

From coastal drives past fishing villages and white sand beaches to journeys to see historic forts, these are the best road trips in Oman.

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