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Desert Safari: Wahiba Sands and Wadi Bani Khalid from Muscat
"Depart from Muscat in the morning in a 4 wheel drive via Fanjah. Travel through Sumail Gap to observe the village life in Rawdah and Al Akhdar. The tour moves to Wadi Bani Khalid a picturesque mountain village renowned for its wadis and rocky canyons complete with massive boulders and cliffs. The turquoise pools that lie in between the canyon’s large rocks and caves offer a fascinating place with stunning view and perfect for a long swim. Enjoy a picnic lunch. The subsequent part of the tour move crossing miles of golden dunes the wilderness of Sharqiyah home to the nomadic Bedouins for centuries. Visit to a Bedouin family where you can buy local handicrafts and enjoy a camel ride (at an extra cost payable directly). Enjoy the adventurous dune bashing and a camel ride. The tour leaves from the Desert to
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"Private Inspiring Interior Tour of Nizwa Souq and Fort
Inspiring Interior"You will be picked up from your hotel residence or Muscat International Airport at 08:30am to board the saloon car and start your journey back in time to the Sumail Gap that divides the Western and Eastern Hajars. En route you will get a spectacular view of the mountains. Continue onto the O Nizwa famous for its silver souq and a big round fort. After visiting the souq and the fort you move to Bahla for a photo opportunity at the huge fort. Bahla is also known as the pottery capital of Oman and because of its cultural value Bahla is placed in the UNESCO’s list of heritage monuments. Lunch will be in a local restaurant. After lunch the next visit is to Jabrin fort
From $415.00
 
Desert Safari to Wahiba Sands and Wadi Bani Khalid from Muscat
"At 08:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel or residence in Muscat city. Board your 4x4 and head towards Fanjah where you stop at the roadside to take photos of an abandoned village. You then make a turn near Bidbid which continues on the route to Ibra. Visit the ruins of an abandoned village at Al Mansfah near Ibra. Much of the charm and character of this old mer known as the lost Shangri-La. Reach the magnificent Wadi the pools are cool deep and absolutely stunning surrounded by palm trees and vast orangey-red rocky outcrops with silky water. After spending some time there
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Most Viewed Nightlife in Oman

Along the beach.

You can find some cafes in golden village. But mostly of the pubs and clubs are in the best hotels.Hyatt regency has a good English pub and Sheraton has a good nightclub and the best arabic bar of...
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JAVATO
May 04, 2008

Numerouse Turtle Beaches!

If you get the chance go watch the turtles lay their eggs! These fantastic animals come into certain beaches at night, dig a couple of huges holes (one to confuse the desert fox!) and then lay large...
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dansc0tt
Jun 05, 2007

Clubs, Bars & Hedonism

So hopefully you read this before you booked your ticket for a period of bar hopping, pub crawling or general drunkeness. Oman is not a 'dry' country and alcohol is available (outside times of...
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dansc0tt
Jun 05, 2007

Intercontinental

The only true place in the country to dance, drink and meet other expats is at this 5 star hotel. The dance music is sub par but occasional nights they seem to get away from the 80s music not to...
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JohnniOmani
Oct 12, 2006

Stars

One of the absolute best things you can do at night in Oman is to take in the stars. You dont have to go far and if you do make it out of the cities you will be rewarded with some spectacular views....
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JohnniOmani
Oct 12, 2006

Marina Hotel

If you get the chance to spend some time in Muscat you should really take the opportunity to relax on the top of the Marina hotel near the corniche. It probably has the best view of old Muscat in the...
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JohnniOmani
Oct 12, 2006
 
 
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Roadside views

We were told by our Omanese friends that being an Islamic country, Oman does not have open pubs, discos, cabarets and bars. The best thing to do is to enjoy all such facilities within the hotel...
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Faiza-Ifrah
Nov 20, 2004

Muscat

As an Australian living in Muscat for 3 years, I've searched for all the bars and clubs in muscat.. They include Safari(grand Hyatt),Sinor Picos and English Pub(intercontinental) The Lounge...
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simon_m75
Nov 20, 2004

Dunes Internet Cafe

Here I am in Muscat forced to use an Internet cafe as the PC at work won't let me log on to Yahoo! What can I say - Dunes typifies Oman: smart interior, slightly outdated computer hardware, the frying...
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Ali&Steve
Oct 19, 2004

silent nights

Oman is a very traditional islamic country. I saw no place for a nightlife activation. Maybe there are some in bigger tourist hotels, i don't know.Oman is not the place to make a party in the night....
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Mahoud
Jun 01, 2004

Kargeen Restaurant & Bar

The Kargeen is a bit hard to categorize: It's a restaurant, it's a tea & coffeehouse, and it's a place to come to smoke a waterpipe. Sometimes it has live Arab music, sometimes not. But...
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DesertRat
Dec 23, 2002

If all your knowledge of...

If all your knowledge of Nightlife in the Arab world comes from time spent in Saudi Arabia or Kuwait, you're in for a treat. Alcohol is allowed in Oman. The western hotels usually have a bar and...
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frankcanfly
Sep 12, 2002

Desert

Is there any better thing then to experience an arabic desert night, typical arabic dance with camel meat and lots of traditional music and dances. Nothing specific for foreignors.
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oppositeset
Jun 13, 2003

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Muttrah Souq

Muttrah Souq, the oldest marketplace in Muscat, is a place to visit for shopping. The covered bazaar consists of many shops and stalls selling souvenirs, clothes, silverwear and goldwear, spices, etc....
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Old Town

iIf it is not too hot, it is nice to walk from Mutrah along the coastal road to the old town of Muscat with the Sultans Palace, some museums and some Portugese fortifications, about 3 kilometer....
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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

If you take the Expressway from the airport towards the city you'll travel past the Grand Mosque completed in 2001,for the 30th year as Head of State for his Majesty the Sultan Qaboos. It should...
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Shatti el-Qurm

Shatti Al Qurum Beach is located at the heart of Muscat's beachfront tourist zone. It is perfectly suited for out-of-town visitors when staying in Muscat. It was the first spot to visit and take a...
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The Corniche - Muttrah

Corniche means something like "chopped out of rock". It is a reasonable name since Mutrah looks like it has been chopped out of the rocky landscape. Mutrah Corniche has a sea front promenade with a...
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Al Alam Palace

WE went to see the palace that had been built for an international gathering. Since then, I believe , it has become a public area and hotel, The tiles and greenery are beautiful, and the sheltered...
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"Oman - The Essence of Arabia"
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"Oman"
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"Oman . . My Home of Three Years"
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"Beautiful Oman"
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"Oman"
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