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10 days Road Trip across Oman

I traveled in Oman from north to south within 10 days by road

the sane adventurer
by the sane adventurerAbout Me:Hi there! I'm Rahma Khan, a travel blogger and freelance writer from Pakistan, calling Oman my permanent base. I'm an engineer during the day and a writer by the night and in between I love to explore new places and cultures whenever I get... read more

AsiaOman10 days / December 2019

Highs & Lows

Omani roads are a blessing to drive on!

No fuel stations and tuck shops for long stretches at some places

Itinerary Overview

Oman is one of the most underrated countries in the Middle East. From the mountains to the ocean and the desert, the country has it all! I started my journey from the capital city of Muscat drove down South to Sur, Wahiba Sands desert, Masirah, and Nizwa before finally coming back to Muscat.

  • 3 Nights: Muscat
  • 2 Nights: Sur
    Natural sights
  • 1 Night: Wahiba Sands
    desert safari
  • 1 Night: Masirah Island
    sea life
  • 2 Nights: Nizwa
  • 1 Night: Muscat
    Rest day

Q & A

  • What would you have changed?

    Masirah Island could be skipped if you don't want to drive so further down south.

  • Anything go wrong during the trip?

    Not really but fuel stations are very few while driving from Masirah Island to Nizwa so make sure you have extra gasoline can with you

  • How was the food?

    Local restaurants and coffee shops will be your best friend on this road trip!

  • What tips would you give a friend?

    Plan the driving distance carefully and always stock yourself with snacks and extra gasoline on the road!

  • Packing tips?

    In December, the desert and the mountains in Oman get very cold so do pack some warm clothes and jackets