Oman

The Sultanate of Oman, where old blends with new, offers enticing traditional souks, ancient imperial forts and ornate mosques sat amid bustling shops, luxury resorts and modern architecture, in an unexpected but attractive juxtaposition.

Be enchanted by the beauty and diversity of Oman, with its wondrous beaches, unrivalled views, rugged mountain landscapes, arresting desert scenery and the vibrant capital city of Muscat. Beyond the Hajar Mountains, touched by the gentle warm waters of the Arabian Gulf, emerges 1,000 miles of sublime coastline perfect for dolphin watching, scuba diving and a diverse array of watersports. Experience the desert with a magical dune driving adventure, open your eyes to the fascinating cultural artefacts on show in the Bait Al Zubair Museum, or visit the Muscat Aquarium showcasing Oman’s rich and unique marine life. Feast on a blend of Middle Eastern, African and Asian delights, from speciality coffees to aromatic dishes fused with local herbs and spices. A discreet and gentle population, proud of their rich cultural heritage, provide a warm and genuine welcome to this remarkable country, as you embark on a fascinating journey into the mystery and wonder of traditional Arabia.Ramadan This is a Holy Month therefore there are restrictions on alcohol, outdoor dining and entertainment during this period.
Ramadan 2014: 28 June to 27 July. Ramadan 2015: 18 June to 16 July.