Nizwa

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The oasis city of Nizwa, the largest in  the interior province, was the capital of Oman in the 6th and 7th centuries. Today it remains one of the most popular tourist attractions, with its historical buildings and imposing fort built in the mid 17th century by Imam Sultan Bin Saif Al Ya'ribi and its backdrop being the Rocky Mountains ("Jebal alHajar").  The town's immense palm oasis stretches for eight kilometres along the course of two wadis. It has a bustling souq where one can buy exquisite copper and jewellery amongst other crafts and the locals, being as friendly as all Omanis are, will welcome you happily.



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Our experts can tailor-make the perfect holiday to suit your individual requirements, however, if you need inspiration or a starting point, below are some of our suggested trips and experiences:

Highlights of Oman

Nights: 5 | from £1,495pp

Visit mystical Muscat and learn about its history, explore the rustic villages of the Jebel Shams Mountain range and adventure into the red dunes of the... Find out more

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Classic Oman

Nights: 7 | from £2,295pp

Oman’s interior undulates with velvety dunes, serrated peaks and terraced orchards, with the sparkling coast to the east and a fertile region in the south... Find out more

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Adventure & Culture

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Family Omani Arabia

Nights: 9 | from £3,590pp

A fabulous 9 night family getaway with a difference exploring Oman's rich culture and wildlife where you'll search for dolphins, go dune bashing and visit... Find out more

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Family Holidays

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Golden Tulip Nizwa

The Golden Tulip Nizwa Hotel is surrounded by rugged Hajar Mountain ranges and is ideally located for exploring Oman's exciting nature. The range of... Find out more

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Al Husn, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat

Oman

Complimentary NIGHTS 2017
Stay 4 nights for the price for 3 nights. Offer must be booked by 30th June 2017.  Blackout dates – 25th- 30th June & 1st-5th September 2017. 

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Al Husn, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat

Oman

Up to 40% discount 2017
Enjoy the following discounts in 2017 40% for travel 1st May - 30th September 2017 25% discount for travel 1st – 20th October 2017 & 30th October - 23rd December 2017 20% discount for travel 21st – 29th October 2017 & 24th December – 2nd January 2018

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Alila Jabal Akhdar, Oman

Oman

Complimentary Nights 2017

Stay 3 nights for the price of 2 nights for travel until 31st October 2017 
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The Chedi Muscat

Oman

HIGH SEASON EARLY BOOKING OFFER

Plus exclusive complimentary private transfer and private Muscat tour - Save £650pp

Travel 1st -31st October 2017: Seven nights from £1595pp.
Travel 1st November 2017 - 23rd December 2017: Seven nights from £1775pp.
Based on two sharing. Including breakfast, international flights, private transfers and private Muscat tour.
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The Chedi, Muscat

Oman

Up to 30% Discount

Enjoy the following discounts in 2017

30% discount for travel 1st – 31st October 2017 for bookings made by 15th August 2017 
20% discount for travel 1st November – 23rd December 2017 for bookings made by 31st August 2017

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We particularly appreciated the friendly staff, who got the professional/casual balance just right; the magnificent breakfast spread; the wafts of frankincense; the sunsets; the sheer relaxation provided by the spa; the library; the open fire; the gym that made room for breakfast and, not least, the alcohol licence!

- JD, London


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Best time to be there

Oman's climate differs from one area to another. It is hot and humid in the coastal areas in the summer between May and August, while it is hot and dry in the interior with the exception of the higher mountains, which enjoy a moderate climate round the year. The climate is best from September through to April.

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Muscat (British Airways - daily: Oman Air - daily)

flying time

7 hrs 50 minutes direct

time difference

GMT +4 hours

Visas

Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival

Health Requirements

No mandatory vaccinations

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