This sultanate is one of the most developed, stable countries in the Arab world. Muscat, its capital, is among the oldest cities in the Middle East—which is saying a lot when you’re talking about a part of the world that dates about as far back as recorded time. In the 1400s, following Vasco de Gama’s voyage around the Cape of Good, the Portuguese arrived and occupied Muscat for 143 years. Remnants of the colonial era endure.
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Middle East (Oman, United Arab Emirates)
Season: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Type: Custom Journeys
Come explore Oman and the United Arab Emirates. Muscat, Oman, is our suggested starting point, a blend of old and new. Then to the old market in Nizwa, Jabreen's ancient castle, the craftsmen of Al Hamra, and scenic Wadi Nakhar. Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.,...View Journey »
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