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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Masirah

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Masirah with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Masirah area

This Masirah map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Masirah and surroundings

Nature and parks of Oman

The Rub' al Khali, the largest contiguous sand desert in the world, a part of which is located in Oman, only looks uninhabited. In reality, people and camels live here. Every tourist needs to visit the desert at least once – it impresses and enchants people with its grandeur and gorgeous sand dunes. There are also ruins of an ancient city, namely, ruins of one building and fragments of the walls. In accordance with a legend, this city is mentioned in the Quran. It was destroyed because of the sins of rich people who lived there. However, many believe that there was only a watchtower on this site. Nevertheless, the ruins in the desert look completely stunning. Tourists can book excursions to the desert and see everything with their own eyes. … Open

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Traditions and mentality of Masirah

One more point you have to remember is that regardless of how marvellous local mosques are, one who is not Muslim is not allowed to enter them under no circumstances. Locals are extremely hospitable. To decline an invitation into one’s house means to insult a host. Entering local houses, you should take off your shoes and then follow the orders of people who have invited you. People here eat sitting right … Open

Travel guide to Masirah

Just like many years ago, fishing remains the main occupation of local people. Dozens of fishing boats leave and return to the island every day. For a small fee, tourists can join fishermen and go fish with them. They are also welcome to rent a boat, all the necessary gear, and enjoy fishing alone. If the prospect of fishing doesn’t look appealing, simply visit local fish markets – travelers will find … Open

Masirah for children - what to visit

Masirah Island is just about to become highly popular among tourists from all over the world. Today your children and can have wonderful holidays in three- or four-star hotels. There you can easily leave your child in a playroom for a couple of hours, ask animators to take care of them or just spend time together on a playground. Besides, you can find football fields and little playgrounds in the capital as well. … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

It’s a well-known fact that Oman people like everything that smells delicious. Perhaps it explains why there is such a great variety of perfumes for every (every the most exquisite) taste. Amouage is the most popular perfume brand here. They provide quite a European aroma palette. All their products are produced from natural ingredients, so it guarantees a strong flavor as well as high prices. You can buy … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Samak fish is widely used in various local dishes, for example, fish with vegetables; wood-roasted fish; dried fish. One more peculiar local dish is shark soup. Besides, they also like to serve octopuses, mussels, and lobsters. In addition, locals often order a vegetable salad with fish. Such dishes as tikka kebab and mysterious mutabal (just simple spaghetti) – were brought here from the neighboring regions. … Open

Attractions and active leisure

Travelers who are keen on the beauty of nature and ready to spend on their time on various activities would definitely like Masirah Island. For instance, one can climb Jabal Madrub – the highest mountain on the island. The mountain is 256 high, so you can enjoy a wonderful panorama of Masirah and its surroundings from the pick. In addition, the foothills are extremely beautiful and whether you’re a … Open - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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