Official Name:Capital: Muscat
Capital:PopulationÂ 2.9 million
Population: Area 309,500 sq km (119,500 sq miles)
Area: Major languageÂ Arabic
Major Languages: Major religionÂ Islam
Major Religions: Life expectancyÂ 71 years (men), 76 years (women)
Life expectancy: CurrencyÂ Rial
Wadi Shab is the best thing to experience during your Oman route. The wadi (gorge) is a beautiful quite easy 45-min walk along with many emerald green water pools. Perfect to cool down during your hike. After the walk, you will reach the last part where you can swim through the cave and see a waterfall at the end. Book a day trip here.ž³ Also read: 10-day Oman Travel Itinerary Wadi Shab is located a 1.5-hour drive from the capital Muscat. It€™s easy to reach since it is on the side of the highway. At the parking spot, you have to get a 2-min boat ride to get to the starting point of the small hike. The boat ride costs 1 OMR.
In 2001, The Sultan Qaboos Mosque was opened in Muscat. Nowadays Oman€™s most important spiritual site. Its beauty defined by architecture and detail is getting attention from all over the world. Though it definitely isn€™t crowded compared to other spiritual sites around the world. Book a Muscat City Tour.
Camping or Glamping in the desert (Wahiba Sands) has quickly become a very popular thing to do all over the world like in the Sahara Desert of Morocco. The Oman desert is enormous and is part of an area called The Empty Quarter. Which is also part of the U.A.E., Yemen, and Saudi Arabia.ž³ Find all: Desert Camps in Oman