The middle-east charm of Oman attracts tourists from all over the world. Known for a lush scenic charm in the northern coast, amid the sea and inland mountains with the country’s capital Muscat on board and Dhofar in the southern area, this place is a major commercial centre of grapes and other produce. One can surely witness the combination of modern and traditional architecture around the country in the various mosques, forts, and even some of the old ruins.
Wahiba Sands Tour
Also called as the adventure playground of Oman, the Wahiba Sands is one of the top things to do in Oman, it holds the middle-eastern desert sand views as far as the eye can see. Several desert safaris in Oman can take you here on a lavish filled with tower-shaped sand dunes which are approximately 300 feet high. Excited already? Wait till you try the private camel ride here too! This place is all you can possibly imagine about the pure amber shades of sands and more which is why it tops the list of 10 things to do in Oman!
Ever visited a beach just for the sake of finding a turtle and asking its story? Well, as dreamy as it may sound to many of you, you can spot many many turtles laying their eggs on the shore and going back to the sea right before sunrise. Not only this, you can also spot many other animals in Oman such as the oryx, leopard, desert foxes, wild cats and even the ibex. If you happen to visit a diving site, you can also find several species of corals and other parts of vibrant marine life here.
If you haven’t been to a place where you’d be spoilt for choice when it comes to beaches, well, it’s time you visit Oman! Beaches with the mountains in the backdrop, this certainly is one of the cool things to do in Oman. The original flat patches of sands and even the kind of beaches you find surrounded by a desert are the specialities of this country. One of the best ones include Al-Sawadi beach, which is located just north of Muscat and has abundant sea shells waiting to be discovered!