Oman is a hidden gem located within the wide dessert terrains of Arabia. Home to mighty breathtaking mountains and white sand beaches, Oman is an ideal vacation spot for a traveling enthusiast looking for an all-natural getaway. Contrary to the neighboring countries with modern infrastructure and sky-high buildings, this small country across the sea offers vintage vibes of Arabia with locals being the epitome of hospitality.
Here is what makes Oman worthy of a visit!
- Trekkers Paradise:
Oman is home to the Al Hajar Mountain range, the highest mountain range in the eastern Arabian Peninsula. Jabal Shams (The Mountain of Sun) is the highest peak in the country with a maximum elevation of 3000 meters above sea level. There are various trekking paths all along the Al Hajar Mountains with spectacular viewpoints. The night sky is mesmerizing in the area and there are perfect spots for stargazing.
- Pristine Coastline:
Oman’s coastline stretches along the Arabian Ocean with a distance of 3,165 km, comprising of white sand beaches and islands overlooking the Straits of Hormuz in the North. There are more than twenty-two islands located across the Omani coastline with various diving spots for snorkeling and scuba diving. The Omani waters have rare species of fishes along with different types of sharks such as Bull sharks, Reef sharks and Tiger sharks and healthy coral reef.
3. Natural Sites:
Oman is blessed with rare natural sites situated all across the country. From deep water wadis (river channels) to mysterious caves, Oman has it all. The Majlis Al Jinn chamber in the city of Quriyat is the second largest known cave chamber in the world. Moreover, there are sites such as the Bimmah Sinkhole located near Sur, which is a naturally occurring 20-meter deep water-filled depression in a sinkhole structure with doctor fishes offering a natural pedicure if you dip your feet in the water.
Indulge yourself in nature’s getaway and discover Oman, the pearl of Arabia!
If you are keen to visit Oman, TailorGo’s local Itinerary Planner Rahma K., born and bred in the country, can design a personalised travel plan for you based on your interests.