Beautiful nature, exciting history, friendly people, cultural traditions – Oman, the oldest independent state in the Arab World, will surprise you! Lots of adventures are waiting for you in this peaceful sultanate: Hike up to Jebel Shams, with around 3000 meters Oman’s highest mountain, go to Rub Al Khali (Empty Quarter), one of the largest sand deserts in the world, and admire the huge dunes.
Drive to the Wadis, dry riverbeds, with beautiful water pools, and often framed by date and fruit plantations. Go on dolphin and whale watching tours and visit a turtle reserve! The Sultanate of Oman currently has five UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Nowadays, Omani traditions blend seamlessly with modern life.