The drive then continues on to the Wahiba Sands, where adrenalin junkies will enjoy thundering up and down the sand dunes in your desert safari.There is also the chance to visit a local village where the kids can dress up in local traditional costumes and try their hand at camel rides – perfect for family holidays!During your holiday in Oman, you simply must not miss an off road safari across the famous wadis (a wadi is a dry river bed) in a private 4 x 4.
Unlike many of the other Gulf States, tourism in Oman is still relatively new, and it retains a pleasing authenticity that is hard to find elsewhere.
This, combined with the ultimate 5 star hotel resorts and the exceptional Arabic hospitality makes Oman a luxury holiday haven, as yet undiscovered by most.
From fine dining and international cuisine in the resorts, to traditional Omani restaurants where you sit cross-legged on woven rugs and share platters tasty local dishes – there are many options that will keep even the most demanding foodie satisfied.
Although the market gets very little natural light, it’s an atmospheric place to hunt out some bargains.
Muttrah Souk itself is full of colour and life, with a great range of stalls, from those selling eastern spices to handicrafts exquisitely fashioned from silver, gold and mother of pearl.