Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Muscat1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Muscat 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 Muscat areaThis Muscat map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Muscat and surroundings
Nature and parks of OmanIn Oman, there are many protected national reserves that are open to visitors. Wadi Al Arbaeen is not only a river and surrounding mountains, but also lakes, rocks, palm trees, desert, and villages. Visitors can swim, try hiking, and enjoy the diverse nature of the region. Wadi Bani Khalid is perfectly suitable for fans of rock climbing. Besides rocks, there is a waterfall, caves, pools open for swimming, and popular Snake Canyon that is really a place where snakes live. The Ad Dimaniyat Islands are the location of a beautiful nature reserve that is suitable for sunbathing, boat riding, and snorkeling or scuba diving. Lucky tourists can swim with turtles and harmless sharks. … Open
Photogallery of Muscat sights
Our guide to Muscat
Cultural excursion through Muscat - things to see
The territory of the wadi features magnificent lakes, palm groves as well as vast meadows. These places will be of perfect heaven sent entertainment and leisure for tourists in the heat of the day. Muscat hosts the largest mosque in the world – the Sultan Qaboos Mosque. The height of its main cupola is 50m. The snow white building of ultimate beauty featuring elegant arches and carved windows looks impressive. … Open
Attractions and active leisure
Muscat amazes the visitors with its unique nature attractions. Hiking enthusiasts and open air recreation fans will love the Wadi Bani Khalid reservation. Its area serves as habitats for the rarest birds species. The reservation features a huge variety of exotic plants and flowers. Visitors of the Wadi Bani Khalid reservation are offered interesting and informative excursions. One may spend the whole day enjoying … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
Fish dishes are as well gaining popularity in the restaurant specializing in ethnic cuisine. Muscat imports various sea foods. Traditional treat is samak meshwi being fish grilled on charcoal. Those wishing to try more exotic treats should order dried fish “laham”. Various sea foods platters are of immense popularity too. These commonly include calamari, mussels and other seashells. As meat treats, sea foods are … Open
Traditions and mentality of Muscat
The local folks are rather decent towards alcohol consumption. Alcohol drinks can be consumed only in specialized places. Appearance in public places in the state of alcohol intoxication is considered to be one of the rude offences which definitely carry a penalty. A few remarks should be made on the city residents outfits. Muscat as other cities of the country does not accept bright and revealing clothes. Surely … Open
Travel guide to Muscat
In the vicinity of Muscat, there is an ancient Nakhal Fort. It was built in the 17th century on the site of earlier fortifications, which were completely destroyed. This fortress is notable for the fact that throughout its history, it has never participated in battles. Thanks to this, it managed to preserve not only a unique exterior, but also a beautiful interior decoration. During the tour, tourists will have the … Open
Muscat for children - what to visit
Nearby is a standout amongst the most excellent and well-maintained parks of the city – Qurum Natural Park. This park is covered in an abundance of greenery. On the domain of this park, colorful play areas are prepared for children. There are also extensive green yards ideal for active games. In the recreation center, there are beautiful alleys and an artificial pond in which birds swim. Visitors will have the … Open