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Oman is a wonderfully friendly Arabian country located in south west Asia on south east coast of the Arabian Peninsula easily accessed from nearby Gulf States like Dubai, Bahrain or Qatar. Man has a statically important position at the mouth of Persian Gulf. Centuries of proud history have produced a self-reliant but gentle people who have happily embraced the most modern infrastructure and international tourism while maintaining an often traditional lifestyle based on Islam and on centuries of seafaring and desert living.
A vast gravel desert plain covers most of central Oman with spectacular mountains range along the north (Al Hajar Mountains) and unspoiled Coast line south east where the main cities of oman are located : the capital city Muscat, Sohar and Sur in the north, and Salalah in the south, tropical vegetation in the south and at oases elsewhere and the dramatic fjords of Musandam.
Forts and Castles are Oman's most striking cultural landmarks, there is an abundance of marine life in the coastal waters and Souqs are found in every major Omani town selling jewellery, foods, animals, clothing, handicrafts and traditional products such as frankincense, daggers and perfume.
Muscat, the capital, where city gates were once locked between dusk and dawn, now has a modern airport, freeways, world class hotels, clean beaches and a great variety of local and international foods.
Outside the capital there are world heritage sites, magnificent wadis with clear fresh water springs, massive sand dunes, ancient caves, sinkholes and nature reserves. There are opportunities for different kinds of activities and adventures, chance to dive, sail, trek, 4 wheel drive and climb.
Still unspoiled by mass tourism but with everything needed for a great holiday, with an enviable infrastructure securely in place, a wide range of international hotels and a wealth of things to see and do, Oman is ready to offer its traditional hospitality to visitors from around the world. Oman and her people provide the perfect destination of unforgettable holidays.