Dhofar is the southernmost province of Oman and is a tranquil area away from the industrious Northern Province. The area is famous as a historic port and for the trade of frankincense, an excellent atmosphere and wonderful beaches. The area is wonderful to visit especially during khareef or the monsoons.
Popularly called as the Fjord of Arabia, the Fjord of Oman is a fjord located in the Musandam Peninsula. Separated by the Northern Emirates, the fjord is incomparable in beauty. Traditional Arabian dhows take visitors on a ride around the fjord. The harbour town of Khasab is the point from…
The King’s Palace in Muscat or the Al Alam Palace serves as one of the residences of Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said. Featuring a modern gold and blue Islamic façade, the palace was built in 1972. The palace has a central building with two long extended wings. The roof…
Oman has a number of sinkholes that have attracted the attention of locals as well as travellers. The most popular sinkholes in the area include the Taiq sinkhole, the Tawi Atair sinkhole and the Bimmah sinkhole.
A small village and oasis in northern Oman, Bahla is best known for its Bahla Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The entire town is enclosed by an extensive wall spanning over a distance of 12Km. the town is also popular for it’s pottery making, which is also one of…
Oman is an Arab state which borders the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf between Yemen and United Arab Emirates. Oman covers a total land area of approximately 300,000 square kilometers and most of them are Valleys and Deserts.
A population of close to 3.6 Million. Muslims account for about 67% of the population.
Hot and dry. In summer the temperature could reach 54 °C while in winter the temperature range between 18 °C and 26 °C.
Arabic is the official language. English is widely used as well.
GMT+4 hrs throughout the year
Government: 8 AM to 2 PM General: 8 AM to 5 PM (Saturday to Wednesday are the working days of the week. Thursday & Friday are considered as weekends) HOLIDAYS
National Day: November 18th Renaissance Day: July 23rd New Year's Day: January 1st
Muslim Festivals (Based on the lunar calandar): Id-ul-Fitr Id-ul-Adha Milad-un-Nabi Islamic New Year