Getting There & Away
- Oman Air (www.omanair.com) has daily flights into Duqm Airport, a desert airport with few amenities. Car hire is available from the tiny terminal building, and a courtesy shuttle bus operates to and from the hotels.
- Mwasalat buses run from Muscat’s Azaiba Bus Station (630km, OR6) daily at 11.10am, returning at 12.45pm in the afternoon. The journey from Muscat takes 7¼ hours, including a short stopover in Sinaw. The bus continues on to Haima (180km, 2 hours).
- Happy Line Oman (www.happylineoman.com) has modern, air-conditioned buses covering the same journey from Muscat (OR10, 8¼ hours), departing at 7am and arriving at 3.15pm. The return service leaves at 6am, reaching Muscat at 1.15pm.