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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

Jour 1

Mascate à Sur

La route côtière qui mène à Sur comporte plusieurs attractions qui méritent un petit détour, dont l’un des plus grands barrages d’Arabie.

Hiking – Riyam Walk

Starting opposite Riyam park, the Riyam Walk begins with a steep climb at the end of which hikers are rewarded with spectacular views over the sea and surrounding area. The path gradually descends into an old abandoned village and takes you through to Muttrah, a great way of exploring the old part of Muscat first hand.

Wadi Dayqah Dam

Wadi Dayqah Dam is one of the largest on the Arabian Peninsula and a source of irrigation and protection for the surrounding villages, as it reduces the number of flash floods in the area. A picnic area has been built atop the dam with great views for all to enjoy.

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.

Al Alam Palace, Al Jalali and Al Mirani Forts

The ceremonial palace of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, Al Alam Palace was rebuilt as a royal residence in 1972 and is located in the heart of Old Muscat. It is flanked on either side by the impressive twin Jalali and Mirani Forts originally built by the Portuguese in the 16th century. Both of these majestic buildings are still in use, and although they are not open to the public, tourists can admire the architecture from the yard and at the gates.

SUR RAS JINZ

Jour 2

Sur et Ras Jinz

Une journée consacrée à l’histoire maritime de Sur et à l’observation des tortues.

Oman Natural History Museum

Located at the Ministry of Heritage and Culture, the Oman Natural History Museum provides a fascinating insight into the geological heritage of the Sultanate and its impressive flora and fauna, with displays of mammals, insects and birds as well as a beautiful botanical garden outside.

Stal Gallery

This art gallery was created to promote modern visual arts and aims to bring local talent into the spotlight and provide a platform for internationally acclaimed artists. Visitors can find the gallery in Madinat Sultan Qaboos, close to the British Council.

Hiking – Riyam Walk

Starting opposite Riyam park, the Riyam Walk begins with a steep climb at the end of which hikers are rewarded with spectacular views over the sea and surrounding area. The path gradually descends into an old abandoned village and takes you through to Muttrah, a great way of exploring the old part of Muscat first hand.

Al Alam Palace, Al Jalali and Al Mirani Forts

The ceremonial palace of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, Al Alam Palace was rebuilt as a royal residence in 1972 and is located in the heart of Old Muscat. It is flanked on either side by the impressive twin Jalali and Mirani Forts originally built by the Portuguese in the 16th century. Both of these majestic buildings are still in use, and although they are not open to the public, tourists can admire the architecture from the yard and at the gates.

SHARQIYAH

Jour 3 – 4

A’Sharqiyah Sands

Le désert vous attend en partant de Raz al Jinz, mais arrêtez-vous toutefois pour une baignade rafraîchissante dans l’un des wadis les plus connus du Sultanat d’Oman.

Jalan Bani Bu Hassan

In the past Jalan Bani Bu Ali and Bani Bu Hassan were neighbouring rivals, today both settlements flow into each other amongst the date palm plantations. Jalan Bani Bu Hassan Fort is one of the oldest in the region and a must-visit when in Ash Sharqiyah.

Al Mudayrib Village

This traditional village is home to an old centre, complete with aflaj (waterway) system, watch towers and mud brick buildings. The village is surrounded by date palms and its heritage souq has recently been restored.

Bidiyah

Located 233km from Muscat, Bidiyah is a collection of villages at the edge of the Sharqiyah Sands. Home to Bedouin people from the desert, it is the perfect place to experience traditional camel or horse races or visit its famous Eid market.

Sharqiyah Sands

The Sharqiyah Sands allows visitors to experience the desert first hand, with dunes reaching as far as the horizon and the area teeming with wildlife. Dune bashing is one of the many favourite activities for visitors to the Sharqiyah Sands.

Jebel Al Akhdar

Jour 5

Jebel Shams

Les plus hautes montagnes d’Oman offrent des vues inoubliables.

Ibra

Once a trading hub at the gates to the Sharqiyah Sands, Ibra today is a modern city complete with university, hospital and hotels. Its many forts and mosques are some of the oldest in Oman, with Al Minzifah and the Wednesday Women’s Market just some of the must-see highlights.

Ubar – Lost City

This fabled lost city, also known as the Atlantis of the Sands, is tucked away in the Rub Al Khali (Empty Quarter) and rumoured to have been found near the oasis of Shisr. Ubar once played a vital role as frankincense trade hub and was mentioned in “A Thousand and One Nights” -a collection of Middle Eastern and South Asian stories and folk tales.

Wadi Darbat

Darbat Lake at the heart of Wadi Darbat is a favourite picnic spot, with visitors taking short boat rides or barbecuing nears its shores. A 30-metre waterfall feeds the lake during monsoon season (Khareef).

Place and People Museum

Place and People Museum is located along Muttrah’s beautiful waterfront – or corniche – and divided into three different exhibits: an old Omani house showcasing living in the Sultanate in the 1950s to 1970s, a museum highlighting Omani clothing and a modern art gallery.

WADI BANI AWF

Jour 6

Grotte d’Al-Hoota et Wadi Bani Awf

Toute la famille appréciera la visite de la grotte d’Al-Hoota, suivie par le franchissement de la montagne en 4×4.

Village of Al Roos

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Al Hillah Castle

Overlooking Al Khandaq Castle, Husn Al Hillah used to be the residence of the local governor. Its walls reach up to six metres, and these high walls with intricate adornments make it unique in Oman and well worth a visit when in Al Buraimi.

Rub Al Khali Mega Dunes

Located in the Wilayat of A’Sunaynah, Ramlat Duhayth is a part of the Rub Al Khali (the Empty Quarter) known for some of the largest mega sand dunes in the world. Exploring the area is only possible by 4WD vehicle. It is recommended to go as part of a group with more several cars just in case one gets stuck in the sand.

Prophet Ayoub’s Grave

Tucked away on Jebel Qara, the tomb of Prophet Ayoub (Job) is a popular attraction. The prophet is said to have left a footprint outside the building after being commanded to strike the ground for a spring to appear.

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Jour 7

Mascate

Une journée consacrée à la détente et à la visite de la capitale du Sultanat d’Oman.

Yiti Beach

The Yiti Beach, located beyond the village of Yiti, is a small beach – about one kilometre long – that can be easily reached by car. Frequented by locals as well as tourists, it is a great spot to enjoy barbecues, camping, and fishing.

Salmah Plateau

For a real off-road adventure, a trip to Salmah Plateau offers a great mix of panoramic views, traditional villages and sights such as the Beehive Tombs of Al Jaylah/Shir or the entrance to Majlis Al Jinz, one of the largest cave chambers in the world.

Royal Opera House Muscat

A beautiful example of modern Omani architecture, the Royal Opera House Muscat hosts world-class shows and brings artists from around the world to Oman, including ballet, operas, musicals and more. Luxury shopping and fine dining is available at the Opera Galleria next door.

Muscat Gate Museum

One of the most photographed landmarks in the Sultanate, this museum is set over a road that marks the entrance into Old Muscat. Visitors can view general and historic information about Oman and enjoy stunning views of Muttrah corniche from the terrace.

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