When Is The Best Time To Travel To Oman For A Holiday?

A quick guide powered by Qatar Airways Holidays

The best time to visit Oman is from October to April, when the weather is cooler than high summer (which can easily hit the high 30s to the low 40s°C), and you’re unlikely to have your holiday interrupted by rain.

Wadi Shab, Oman

Not only is the temperature sitting pleasantly in the high 20s°C, but you’ll also be able to catch some of the country’s best festivals and events, such as the Muscat Music Festival in February. Oman is famous for its roses, and the blooms are at their best during March, and there’s plenty of fresh food to enjoy, including walnuts, pomegranates, and olives.

Which are the best places to visit in Oman?
From the russet beauty of the Sharqiya Sands to the imposing walls of Nakhal Fort, the rugged mountain beauty of Jebel Shams or the noise and excitement of Muttrah Souq, there’s so much to see and do in Oman. The country has more than its fair share of natural highlights, so if you love the outdoors and want to spend your time hiking or getting close to nature, then our top pick has to be the untouched beauty of Jebel Shams. Rising over 3,000m above sea level, it’s the highest point in the country.

If you prefer luxury hotels, premium quality entertainment, and some of the finest restaurants in the Middle East, your base has to be the bustling city of Muscat. Even here, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to historical sites and cultural treats.

Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara, Oman

What are the best tour packages in Oman?
Whether it’s a long weekend in the Great Outdoors hiking and swimming in Wadi Shab, or a luxury stay at the InterContinental Muscat hotel, the best way to pack in as much as possible during your holiday to Oman with Qatar Airways Holidays is to book a package break. Take the whole family to Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa, or have the adventure of a lifetime canyoning in the dramatic Snake Gorge.

If you and your loved one have just got married, why not pick Oman for your honeymoon? Treat yourself to the luxurious surroundings of the stunning Millennium Resort in Salalah, or take the whole family for a beach break at the Crown Plaza Resort.

Bait al Bahar Restaurant, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa.

Why go on holiday to Oman with Qatar Airways Holidays?
From powder-soft, sandy beaches to the very latest in luxury accommodation, package deals for the whole family or that secret escape with a loved one for a romantic honeymoon, Qatar Airways Holidays make sure your holiday to Oman is perfect from start to finish. We’ve carefully put together packages that give you excitement, relaxation, glamour and that all-important ‘you’ time, all in one perfect bundle.

Our package holidays to Oman mean that you don’t have to worry about a thing – let us take care of every aspect of your holiday, including flights and accommodation. Visit for more information.

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