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7 Tage Familienreise

If you have a bit more time, why not head to Oman’s far south and explore Salalah – the gulf’s only tropical destination.

SUR

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Muscat nach Sur

Entlang der Straße nach Sur sind einige Sehenswürdigkeiten zu finden, die einen kleinen Umweg wert sind, darunter einer der größten Staudämme in Arabien.

Öl- und Gas-Ausstellungszentrum

The Oman Oil and Gas Exhibition Centre highlights the journey of the discovery, extraction, and use of fossil fuels in Oman through interactive displays.

Bird Watching in Quriyat

The fishing village of Quriyat, en route to Sur, is a favourite with bird watchers. Species such as kingfishers and grey herons are known to frequent the surrounding lagoons.

Majlis Al Jinn Cave

One of the largest underground caves in the world, Majlis Al Jinn is a natural wonder located on the Salmah Plateau. In 2007, Austrian sky diver Felix Baumgartner based jumped into the cave, a distance of about 120 metres. Exploring this cave requires a special permission from the Ministry of Tourism Oman.

Omanisch-Französisches Museum

Honouring the close relationship Oman and France have enjoyed for centuries, the Omani French Museum was established by His Majesty, Sultan Qaboos bin Said and former French President, the late François Mitterrand in 1992. It is housed in Bait Faransa, the former residence of a French consul in Old Muscat.

SUR RAS JINZ

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Sur & Ras Jinz

Ein Tag für die maritime Geschichte von Sur und für die Schildkrötenbeobachtung.

Daymaniyat-Inseln

Located off the coast between Barka and Al Seeb, the Daymaniyat Islands are surrounded by turquoise waters that are perfect for snorkelling and diving. The islands are a protected area, home to endangered sea turtles, untouched coral reefs, and exotic fish.

Bait Al Zubair

Once a private residence, the owner’s family have since turned Bait Al Zubair into a prominent landmark of Old Muscat. From art to photography and traditional artefacts from daily life, the museum is a must for everyone interested in learning more about the Sultanate’s heritage.

Souk von Seeb

Located along the coastal road in Seeb, this souq is a sprawling market selling anything from stunning traditional jewellery and luxurious perfume oils, to livestock and locally grown fruits.

Bait Al Baranda

Bait Al Baranda is located in Muttrah in what used to be the residence of a prominent merchant in the early 20th century. Exhibits include art and historical displays from across the ages.

SHARQIYAH

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A’Sharqiyah Sands

Lassen Sie Ras al Jinz hinter sich – die Wüste ruft. Doch nicht vor einem erfrischenden Bad in einem der bekanntesten Wadis in Oman.

Schifffahrtsmuseum in Sur

Showcasing Oman’s maritime history and traditional boatbuilding craftsmanship, the Sur Maritime Museum bears testament to the trade that marks Oman’s rich seafaring heritage. The famous, original Fatah Al Khair dhow is displayed here.

Kamelmarkt von Sinaw

Fridays is camel market at Sinaw Souq, located at the edge of the Sharqiyah Sands and just a two-hour drive from Muscat. This bustling souq is mainly visited by Bedouins, who come from the entire region to buy and sell live stock and everyday items.

Qalhat – Mausoleum von Bibi Maryam

Once the first capital of Oman, Qalhat’s history traces back to the Bronze Age. The Portuguese occupied the city until being expelled in the late 16th century. Since then, the settlement has slowly fallen to ruin, with only the tomb of Bibi Maryam remaining as testament to Qalhat’s former importance.

Masirah Island

Oman’s largest island can only be reached by ferry from Shannah and is a bird watcher’s paradise as well as an important hatching site for a vast number of migrating sea turtles. It is also a great place to enjoy fishing, as well as many water sports such as kitesurfing and sailing due to the winds close to the shore.

Jebel Al Akhdar

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Jebel Shams

Omans höchster Gipfel beeindruckt mit unvergesslichen Panoramablicken

Daymaniyat-Inseln

Located off the coast between Barka and Al Seeb, the Daymaniyat Islands are surrounded by turquoise waters that are perfect for snorkelling and diving. The islands are a protected area, home to endangered sea turtles, untouched coral reefs, and exotic fish.

Jebel Samhan – Naturschutzgebiet

A special permission is required to visit the Jebel Samham Nature Reserve, which is home to some of the last wild Arabian Leopards and other rare species such as the Arabian Wolf and Striped Hyena. The road leading to the reserve, however, is rewarding on its own right, passing large baobab trees and traditional Jeballi settlements to Jebel Samham’s breath-taking escarpment.

Umm Al Samim – Rub Al Khali (Das Leere Viertel)

„The Empty Quarter“ – Located on the eastern edge of the Rub Al Khali desert, Umm Al Samim is a stretch of saltmarsh that has been seen by few. The solid-looking crust can be deceiving because beneath lies quicksand, so visitors are better off travelling with a guide.

Bilad Sayt

Widely regarded as one of the most beautiful mountain villages in the Sultanate, Bilad Sayt is nestled within the Hajar Mountains and reachable only by 4WD vehicle from Al Hamra or Wadi Bani Awf. Villagers still practice the traditional terrace farming that has served the community for centuries.

WADI BANI AWF

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Al Hoota Cave & Wadi Bani Awf

Ein Besuch der Al Hoota-Höhle ist für die ganze Familie interessant. Anschließend kann der Berg mit dem Geländewagen überquert werden.

Al Hoota-Höhle

Nestled at the foothills of the Al Hajar Mountains, the two-million-year-old Al Hoota Cave recently opened to visitors. Guided tours are provided throughout the day along ramps that run alongside the stalactites and stalagmites that cover the expanse of these large caves. The caves also support an ecosystem comprising of several lakes and cave-dwelling wildlife.

Burg Al Hazm

Just 17km from Al Rustaq, Al Hazm Castle was built as a residence for a local Imam. The castle has been recently restored and visitors can explore its intricately-carved doors, secret passageways and intact water system.

Qalhat – Mausoleum von Bibi Maryam

Once the first capital of Oman, Qalhat’s history traces back to the Bronze Age. The Portuguese occupied the city until being expelled in the late 16th century. Since then, the settlement has slowly fallen to ruin, with only the tomb of Bibi Maryam remaining as testament to Qalhat’s former importance.

Vogelbeobachtung auf der Halbinsel Barr Al Hikmann

Located 500km south of Muscat, Barr Al Hikmann is a great location for bird watching, as this is where many species rest on their migration. The waters just off the peninsula are home to abundant sea life and coral reefs, making it a prime spot for fishing and diving.

muscat alternative

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Muscat

Zeit für Entspannung – die Erkundung der Hauptstadt Omans steht an.

Camping – Fins

Only a short drive from Bimmah Sinkhole, Fins is a coastal village mainly known for its hidden beaches and coves framed by white sands, turquoise waters and the Al Hajar Mountains as backdrop. Perfect for a memorable camping experience.

Wadi Mayh

Wadi Mayh is recognised as a unique Omani geological site, due to its lime stone cliffs and interesting rock formations. The wadi features numerous date palm plantations and irrigation channels as well as water pools where visitors can take a dip and cool off.

Sumpfgebiet Al Ansab

Set in the middle of Muscat, the Al Ansab Wetlands are a protected area and an ornithologists dream. Over 293 species of birds stop over at different times throughout the year, with over 80 resident species.

Bait Al Baranda

Bait Al Baranda is located in Muttrah in what used to be the residence of a prominent merchant in the early 20th century. Exhibits include art and historical displays from across the ages.

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    One day may not feel long to experience everything Oman has to offer but with some careful planning and clever selections you can certainly make the most of every minute.