Oman is one of the few countries around the world that really has it all; a peaceful atmosphere for a perfect family holiday, a warm exotic scenery fit for a honeymoon, a spectacular range of activities for the adventurous, an amazing eco-friendly tourism environment and a rich cultural heritage.
From its mountains to its beaches, its deserts to its islands, Oman is home to an endless list of outdoor activities that will leave you gratified. Its forts, museums, religious sites and souks accentuate its whimsical charm while its high end resorts, spas and hotels extend you the luxury and comfort you are looking for when you're looking to enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating vacation.
3 Main Attractions: Mutrah Souq, Khasab Fort, Grand Mosque
Culture Norms: Foreigners are generally made to feel very welcome in Oman, although in return you’ll be expected to abide scrupulously by Omani cultural norms. Dressing appropriately is perhaps the single most important thing to remember. Women should wear loose clothing, with arms and shoulders covered. Skirts, if worn, should reach at least beneath the knee, although wearing trousers is probably a better option.
Prices of Necessities: Bottle of water - 0.3 $, coffee – 4 $, average restaurant meal for 2 persons – 22 $
Emergency Numbers: Police, Ambulance & Fire Brigade 999
Vaccinations: The risks to health whilst travelling will vary between individuals and many issues need to be taken into account, e.g. activities abroad, length of stay and general health of the traveller. It is recommended that you consult with your General Practitioner or Practice Nurse 6-8 weeks in advance of travel.
Name: Omani Rial
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