Right now, Oman is so hot. Don’t think it’s boiling; but hot at specific times when the mercury touches 40C. But thanks to the tourism industry of Oman, as it has earned a growing appreciation for its natural and cultural offerings.
Located on the Arabian Peninsula, Oman is a spectacular country with widespread deserts, miles of empty beaches, amazing mountains and many more natural sights to explore. Though it has an extensive list of alluring places to visit; so it’s very confusing to pick a destination for your holiday vacation.
A Phenomenal Tour in Muscat
Most worldwide visitors love to visit Muscat, a capital city of the Sultanate of Oman. However, it’s worthwhile to spend a few days in this marvelous capital before heading for experiencing the real adventure and romance in the deserts, beaches and mountains.
Muscat is a splendid city with a perfect blend of contemporary and traditional aesthetics. This city comprises of vibrant towns like Ruwi, Mutrah and Old Muscat, plus a small area stretches approximately 50km along the Arabian Sea. If you are out of time, then you can see the sights on a guided Muscat city tour with Smart Oman Tour. Now we are providing unique Oman tour packages to enjoy seeing the amazing sights perfectly within a limited time period.
What To Do in Muscat
Built as the mark of Sultan Qaboos’s reign, the Grand Mosque is the splendor landmark in Muscat. With the restrained exterior, which was built from 300,000 tonnes of Indian sandstone, this mosque is the must-visit destination throughout Oman. In the main prayer hall, there is a sparkling 14 meter tall chandelier which stands out as the second largest handloom Persian carpet.
Besides the Grand Mosque, the Royal Opera House is considered as the cultural centerpiece of Muscat as it hosts a wide range of cultural programs like opera, ballet, Islamic and Arabic music and other entertaining events. If you don’t want to watch the shows, then go on a tour to the magnificent building, which is open to the public for a couple of hours in the morning, seven days a week. Take your camera and don’t forget to click pictures.
Explore the Mountains
Want to give a true test of nerve? If yes, then head over to Jebel Shams (the highest mountain of Oman, 3075m), Wadi Ghul (it’s the answer of the Arabian Gulf to the Grand Canyon) and Jebel Akhdar. With a 4WD, enjoy seeing the dramatic scenery of the mountain ranges and memorable panoramas of the nature.
Witness the Nestling of Turtles
Five out of seven amazing species of sea turtles are found in the spectacular Omani waters. Among the five, two of them are green and loggerhead turtles who come to the shore for breeding purposes. Ras Al-Jinz, situated in the Arabian Peninsula is the hot spot for watching turtles.
Like our choices? If yes, then hurry up and book the Oman adventure tour from Smart Oman Tour. With the available Oman trip packages, be sure to witness the magical ambiance of nature and take part in adventurous activities. For more details, follow us on @smartomantour!