You can't leave Oman without a little detour to the desert. The Rimal Al Wahiba, a 12.500km² desert, located in the east of Oman, is suited best for such an excursion. Rest your head on the sand and watch the galaxies trying to outshine each other.
In March 2017 I had the pleasure of visiting Oman and was blown away by the amazing and varied landscapes… Read about the top 10 experiences in this unknown and peaceful country in the Middle East, but be warned, you may find yourself booking a trip to Oman when you finish reading this article.
Mountainous Dhofar is the largest of Oman’s Governorates with a modern capital city combining traditional Omani heritage and an international lifestyle. Once the land of many ancient tribes, it is now home to many expatriates and a diverse Arab tribal community.
As an adventurer I truly believe that you don't need to be in the air conditioned safety of the shopping mall or maxing out a credit card to have fun. Being outside, exploring and experiencing life whilst making memories is what life is all about.
The Sultanate of Oman is full of adventures prime for thrill seekers like rock climbing, via ferrata, scuba diving, off-road driving, kite-surfing, and hiking. However, visitors might be looking to switch off, slow down, and escape the well trodden paths of others.
Extremely safe and populated with friendly, hospitable people, Oman is a fascinating and mysterious nation, much easier to visit than one may expect. Its capital, Muscat, exhibits an architecturally rich historic district with its many markets, museums, forts, mosques and seaside areas.