Al Mintaqah ash Sharqiyah Travel Guide

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Sur

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Tiwi

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Qalhat

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Sur

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  • SUR DOORS

    Sur Favorites

    All doors in old Sur are really pieces of art.It is sometimes reflecting the origin of the family

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  • Sur Plaza Hotel

    Sur Hotels

    This is pretty much the only hotel in the area... Supposedly a 4 stars hotel, I still don't know...

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  • Corniche

    Sur Things to Do

    One of the best things to do in Sur during the winter season is to go for a walk down on the revamped waterfront that the government is finally putting some money into. It is one of the only places I know of that you can walk around in the evening and view the Arabian Sea and stars by yourself. It is an awesome feeling to listen and see the Arabian...

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Tiwi

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  • Old tomb

    Tiwi Things to Do

    During the journey along the rugged coastal gravel road to Tiwi, you will come across this structure in the photograph which is actually an old tomb of the local people. Apparently, there used to be many of these tombs around here, but many are demolished to make way for the new talmac road which will replace the gravel road soon. The view of the...

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  • Entrance to the coastal road from Muscat...

    Tiwi Things to Do

    The entrance to the rugged coastal road from Muscat to Sur where Tiwi, Qalhat etc are located is somewhere after the town of Qurayyat which is south of Muscat. From the main talmac road, this gravel road is rather discrete and the initial part goes along a dry wadi between two hills. After that, the gravel road goes up and down through several...

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  • Stunning views of the Eastern Hajar...

    Tiwi Things to Do

    There are many stunning views of the rugged Eastern Hajar Mountains during the journey from Muscat to Tiwi. This mountain range dominates the coastal area south of Muscat all the way to the Wahiba Sands desert.

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Qalhat

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  • Tiwi, Wadi Shab and Wadi Tiwi

    Qalhat Things to Do

    There is a beautiful small coastal town called Tiwi on the way from Muscat to Qalhat on the coastal road. Near to Tiwi are two very beautiful wadis (rivers) known as Wadi Shab and Wadi Tiwi which are a must to visit and have a relaxing time there. More information are at my VT Tiwi page.

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  • 4 wheel drive

    Qalhat Transportation

    In order to travel to Qalhat and the coastal areas between Muscat and Sur, you need to have a 4 wheel drive as the road is rather rugged. They are now constructing a proper road which should be ready in about 2 years time, but in the meantime only a 4 wheel drive is possible to reach here.

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  • Liquefied Natural Gas Plant

    Qalhat Things to Do

    There is a huge liquified natural gas plant along the coastal road to Qalhat. Three hundred over kilometres of pipeline carry dry gas from central Oman to this plant for liquefication progess. Apparently, the first successful shipment was sent to South Korea and further developlement is underway for this new technology.

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