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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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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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Best of Muscat by Night Tour
"Start your experience visiting Bait Al Zubair Museum which is a wealth of information of the country's structure tradition and heritage. In the end you will have a far deeper understanding of this incredible capital city before parting ways to continue exploring on your own.The visit continues at Al Alam Palace the ceremonial palace of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos whose flamboyant columns simply have to be caught on camera. Listen as your guide tells you more about the palace and the two 16th-century Portuguese Forts of Jalali and Mirani that flank either side of the monument. The twinkling sights of Muscat by nig
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Shandiz Muscat Restaurant

Keep in mind, always try Persian foods sin the best place..... You will never ever be disappointed! The best ingredient being used to get the best result in taste, smell, sight and memory which you...
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Lobnan Al Akhdhar

One of the greatest food experiences we had. Everything was extremely good: from starters to main dishes. Staff was very friendly and prices reasonable. Everything :) but haloumi and meat pies gain...
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Aug 18, 2012

Kargeen Cafe

Good tasting food in a very pleasant outdoor setting, cusioned benches around glass-topped coffee tables surrounded by plants and trees (fine in April, but apparently gets very hot after April and too...
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Apr 24, 2009

Sheraton hotel restaurant

On wendesday, the restaurant of the Sheraton Hotel of Oman offers a really good seafood dinner buffet for only 20 €. Seafood.In the other sites of the city you can eat for a few money.You can go to...
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JAVATO
May 04, 2008

Fisherman's Lodge

Located in Qurm near the Crown Plaza hotel. It was the concierge who indicated us the adress.Food is plentiful: take starters if you're hungry only. They are a whole meal in itself!We had 2 starters :...
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erabsoy
Nov 26, 2007

Woodlands

Those familiar with the name 'Woodlands' might associate it to a chain of south India vegetarian places. Well this place has all the veggie options plus some great meaty ones also! According to the...
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Apr 01, 2007
 
 
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Doesnt Matter

Oman has some amazing hole in the wall type restaurants and most travellers would rather choose something from a guide book and that is their choice but I have eaten at dozens and dozens of wee shops...
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JohnniOmani
Oct 29, 2006

Seafood

The Sheraton Beach Resort near Shatti Al Qurm in Muscat has an amazing seafood buffet for about $25 US but worth every cent. It is in the most beautiful area in Muscat and the food is excellent. After...
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JohnniOmani
Jan 26, 2006

Camel's Milk

This tip is not about a restaurant, but about a food staple among the nomadic Bedu (sometimes called Bedouin) of the Arabian Peninsula. Historically, the camel has been the most important animal to...
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traveldave
Jan 11, 2006

any street vendors

for some reason i enjoy street fast food more often that i should... most times it's safe and it's always very tasty and very cheap- fast food places are either arab foods or indian foods and are...
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malihas
May 25, 2005

Mumtaz Mahal; Golden Oryx

Mumtaz Mahal is still one of the best expensive Indian food restaurants. Nice view and has a bar/lounge area at the bottom.Golden Oryx- one of the finest chinese/mongolian restaurants- excellent...
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malihas
May 25, 2005

Buffet at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Muscat

The buffet at the cafe located at the basement of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Muscat (Qurum area) is a very good experience with delicious food and a very good ambience. It cost about 8 Omani rial per...
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victorwkf
Mar 04, 2005

Kargeen Cafe (at Madinat As Sultan Qaboos Complex)

The Kargeen Cafe at Madinat As Sultan Qaboos Complex (in Muscat) is one of Oman's finest restaurant with a very good ambience of the old world charm. This is essentially a coffee shop with delicious...
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victorwkf
Mar 04, 2005

The pink coloured drink at Mutrah Souq

When you are entering the famous Mutrah Souq in Muscat at the entrance of the Cornicle, there is a stall selling various drinks (see photo) and one of them is a pink coloured drink (cannot remember...
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victorwkf
Mar 04, 2005

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Top Things to Do in Oman

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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 . . My Home of Three Years"
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"Beautiful Oman"
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