Information About Oman
Information and tips when visit Oman;
Oman’s coastal capital city is Muscat. Oman’s area is 309,500 square kilometers with more than 3.165 Kilometers of coastline. It is a diverse country offering visitors a unique opportunity. We invite you to experience our ancient Arabian history lying deep within the country.
Oman occupies the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It has coastlines on the Gulf of Oman to the north and the Arabian Sea to the south and the east. Inland it is bordered by the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen.
The magnificent rugged rocky mountains, Dhofar Mountains in the south and the Al Hajar Mountains which stretch more than 700km from Musandam on the north coast to Ras al Hadd on the east coast with highest peak of 10.000 feet. 
These mountains offer spectacular wadis (river beds), caves, waterfalls and cliffs. 
The golden sand of the dramatic deserts including; Rub’ Al Khali (Empty Quarter), which is the largest contiguous sand desert in the world 650.000 square km, with tallest sand dunes on earth 455 meters. Wahiba Desert (Rimaal Ash Sharqiyah) is 15.000 square km with massive sand dune rising to 200 – 300 meters. Beside Jiddat Al Harasis flat desert.
Simply breathtaking spectacular landscape and contrast of rugged mountains, dramatic desert dunes, green oasis and sandy beaches to enjoy your holiday.
Certainly, Omani people express an abundance of warmth and heartfelt welcoming which will make your visit to Oman an experience that will stay with you forever. Also the Omani people bring to life the rich Oman culture, lively traditions and as always these are accompanied with their ready smiles.


Oman tourist visa can be applied and issued online through Royal Oman Police site: Citizens from certain countries can get visa directly at the airport on arrival. (Please check online for more information about your eVisa) There is no customs duty on personal effects brought into Oman. Tourists can import up to four bottles of alcoholic beverages per person. Drugs and pornographic material is forbidden.


The weather is Ideal from October to-April. Moderate throughout the day to Cool at night upper 20s C and dry in most areas, this is the best time to visit Oman. The warmer Months is from June to September Hot 30-40C and humid on the coast. The southern region experiences monsoon rains from June to September. The mountain areas will be cool during the day and cold at night in winter and pleasant during summer, about 10 degrees cooler than other areas of Oman. The desert region is hot from May to Mid-September, during the day usually above 40 degrees.


OMAN INFORMATION Language: The official language is Arabic however; English is spoken almost everywhere. Population: Total Population more 5 million. Currency: Omani Riyal (RO) divided into 1,000 baizas, 1 USD = .38 OR or proximately 1 RO = 2.6 USD Electricity: 220 – 240 volts – 50 cycles – 3 pin British type plug. Business Hours: Government offices from 8.00 – 14.30 Sunday to Thursday.
Banks 8.00 – 14.00 Sunday to Thursday
Shops 9.00 to 13.00 and 16.00 to 22.00 Time: GMT + 4 hours.

  • Omani traditional house

Health Overview

No vaccinations are required when visit Oman. Visitors should ensure they are up to date on all routine vaccinations.

Health and medical services in every city and town and are in high standard. Food and water is considered safe, but bottled water is advised outside of the cities.
Tips when visiting Oman
when you visit Oman, there are many great locations for camping throughout Oman. When camping in Oman desert mountains, beaches or wadis Tourists should bring with them long sleeved T-shirt and long pants for the night. Also, you will need short sleeved T-shirt, shorts & swimwear. Clothing needs to be comfortable and loose. You will need sun protection, hat and sunglasses. If walking in the desert it is best to wear footwear, which covers your ankles. When walking & swimming in the wadis the best is to wear light footwear that can be used for both the walk and in the water.

Men and women need to wear appropriate clothing when walking in villages and public areas. Additionally, changing clothes for swimming in wadis or at the coast needs to be done discreetly. 

Alcohol is served in many Hotels bars and some restaurants. However, drinking in public is not permitted.
 If you are camping out and you are someone who mosquitoes love, the best thing to do is, at sunset when the mosquitoes become active, apply mosquito repellent, and put on a long sleeved t-shirt, trousers and socks.
Jabal Shams

Jabal Shams is the highest peak in Al Hajar Mountains - 3090 m high

Camel Safari

Camel Safari at Wahiba Sand Desert in the eastern region of Oman.

We want you to feel like you’re traveling with an insider, everywhere you go, every time you travel to Oman. That’s our main goal here at Tour in Oman.