5 days in Muscat & Salalah Itinerary

5 days in Muscat & Salalah Itinerary

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5 days in Muscat & Salalah Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Muscat
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Salalah
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Doha

2
nights
Muscat

Muscat ©
The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
Muscat is known for historic sites, wildlife, nightlife, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, see the interesting displays at Bait Al Zubair, kick back and relax at Qurum Beach, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Muscat trip planner .

Doha, Qatar to Muscat is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. Traveling from Doha to Muscat, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Doha in September, expect nights in Muscat to be about the same, around 33°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 41°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Salalah.

Things to do in Muscat

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Muscat Governorate
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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque ©
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
Bait Al Zubair ©
Bait Al Zubair
Bimmah Sinkhole ©
Bimmah Sinkhole

2
nights
Salalah

Salalah ©
The Sultanate's second city, Salalah has become known as a southerly counterpoint to the capital in the north.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Taqah Castle, then get outside with Wadi Darbat, and then delve into the distant past at Sumhuram Old City. On the next day, explore the fascinating underground world of Marneef Cave, kick back and relax at Al Mughsail Beach, and then examine the collection at Museum of the Frankincense Land.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Salalah trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Muscat to Salalah takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Muscat in October: high temperatures in Salalah hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salalah

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Al Mughsail Beach ©
Al Mughsail Beach
Wadi Darbat ©
Wadi Darbat
Museum of the Frankincense Land ©
Museum of the Frankincense Land

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