Oman What to Pack

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Oman What to Pack

  • Omani musts

    Carry a mid range backpack because you can fit these size bags in baiza buses meaning you will save a lot on transportation costs. Women should have a scarf for the conservative areas, cargo pants that zip away are perfect for men(should be mid calf in length). Women should wear shirts past their elbows and past their calf despite what people tell...

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  • Fly Swatter

    One thing Oman is not short of is flies. Even out in the driest desert, an attempt at a nice picnic can be thwarted by their attention. The fly swat can be treated like an executive toy when sunbathing by simply waving it around to exercise the wrists. Then, of course, there is the "thrill of the kill" and there will be plenty!Steve

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  • Take some Deet

    Light clothing, light shoes and scarf for women if going into the villages.Don't forget your swimming togs! Deet mosquito repellent is always a must in the Middle east.Also Sun block is necessary Snorkel, mask and Fins

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  • A must pack by family travelers.

    Backpacks and trolley bags. In summer (April-October): light cotton everywhere, except in the western hilly Salalah town for which light jackets and sweaters may be added. In winters (November-March), light jackets and sweaters would be needed even in the plains, especially during evenings. Raincoats are necessary in Salalah region during the...

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  • Packing List

    Are there any safety precautions I should take?You will be visiting one of the hottest countries in the world. Consequently, when you go outdoors, always make sure that you are wearing a high protection sunscreen which should be re-applied regularly (this can be purchased in any of the local supermarkets). If you are travelling in remote areas,...

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