Things to Do in Oman

Oman has a great range of things to do for all, no matter your interests. In Muscat get lost in the souqs or embark on a boat trip off the coast and either spend a day on the azure waters or a morning searching for dolphins. In the mountains there is a fort town called Nizwa which has a market every Friday, it is a proper market in the sense that animals are there to be sold and bartered over, a popular experience in Oman.

Things to do

There is of course also an abundance of beautiful hiking in the mountains, our experts can recommend the best ones to suit your abilities. In the desert you can understand more about the Bedouin way of life as well as heading up to the top of one of the majestic dunes and sitting back in time for sunset to enjoy a stunning show across the sky. For those with more time there are other things to do in Oman, there is also a chance to visit a turtle hatchery along the coast or head to the south of the country and explore the Empty Quarter which truly does feel like the most remote place on earth. Our experts can guide you and work with you to ensure you experience the best of Oman in your style.

Bait Al Baranda

Bait Al Baranda

Muscat, Oman

Built in the 1930s, Bait Al Baranda was converted into a museum in 2006. The museum focuses on the history of Muscat, offering interactive displays and exhibitions.

Coffee with The Curator - Bait Adam Museum

Coffee with The Curator - Bait Adam Museum

Muscat, Oman

Enjoy a traditional Omani coffee with the Curator of the Bait Adam Museum. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn about the history and culture of Oman, as well as gain a detailed insight into the museum's collections.

Day Tour of Wadis and Hajar Mountains

Day Tour of Wadis and Hajar Mountains

Muscat, Oman

A driving tour with driver-guide taking in some of the scenic wadis and mountain villages found within a few hours of Muscat.

Day trip to Nizwa {with the Friday Market}

Day trip to Nizwa {with the Friday Market}

Nizwa, Oman

Nizwa was the capital of Oman in the 6th and 7th Centuries and is one of the oldest cities in Oman. There is a lot to see here and in the surrounding area including a bustling Friday market, the restored Nizwa Fort and date farms.

Dinner with an Omani Family

Dinner with an Omani Family

Muscat, Oman

Spend the evening with an Omani family, enjoying a delicious traditional meal and learning about local culture, history, customs and beliefs.

Game Fishing & Island Hopping

Game Fishing & Island Hopping

Muscat, Oman

Spend the day at the sea, fishing for seasonal catch such as yellowfin tuna, kingfish, grouper, dorado and sailfish. And of course take the time to enjoy the fruits of your labour with a beach BBQ, where your catch will prepared by a private chef.

Half Day Muscat City Tour

Half Day Muscat City Tour

Muscat, Oman

Half-day city tour of Muscat taking in the; Sultan Qaboos mosque, souqs, the fruit and vegetable, and fish markets.

Half-day Salalah City Tour

Half-day Salalah City Tour

Salalah, Oman

A tour of Salalah takes in a garden farm, the Shanfari Mosque, the frankincense souq as well as the cattle market. Take the opportunity to walk along the waterfront corniche, and visit the Museum of the Frankincense Land to learn about the Dhofar region.

Lunch with a Bedouin Family

Lunch with a Bedouin Family

Wahiba Sands, Oman

Whilst life in the desert may seem like a harsh environment, many people still choose this as their home. Visit the house of a Bedouin family, where you can enjoy a traditional lunch and learn more about their day to day life and culture.

Market Tour & Cooking Class at Crafty Kitchen

Market Tour & Cooking Class at Crafty Kitchen

Muscat, Oman

Accompanied by a chef, spend the morning visiting the city's bustling markets searching for fresh produce which you will then learn how to transform into delicious cuisine at Muscat's Crafty Kitchen.

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