Travel Guide

Welcome to Oman, a country of stunning natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. With its rugged mountains, breathtaking coastlines, and vast deserts, Oman is a paradise for trail runners.

This page will provide you with all the information you need to plan your trip. Whether you are a seasoned runner or a beginner, Oman's trails offer a unique and unforgettable experience.

The easiest way to travel to Oman is by air. You can fly to Muscat International Airport, which is the largest airport in Oman. There are direct flights to Muscat from major cities around the world.

  • You may check Oman Air’s official website to see the direct flights on offer and to enjoy hospitable services.
  • A tourist visa is required to enter Oman. Check the local customs website here to see which tourist visa is suitable for your country of origin. Some visas can be obtained upon arrival.
  • If you need visa assistance, we might be able to assist. Please fill this survey
  • Vaccination: Currently there is no process required for COVID vaccination, but you may have your vaccination certificate on you mobile phone ready in case you are asked to present.

While you are in Oman, we invite you to embark on an unforgettable journey through the wonders of the country with our specially curated travel packages. From the majestic mountains of Jabal Akhdar to the pristine beaches of Salalah, our packages offer a seamless blend of adventure, relaxation, and cultural immersion.

Click here to explore the available options.

Connectivity

Oman has a reliable and affordable mobile network, and it's easy to purchase a SIM card on arrival at the airport. Most hotels and restaurants offer free Wi-Fi.

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Taxi and Mobility

Driving cars is the dominant mode of transportation in Oman while public bus transport is most efficient in the capital city of Muscat. In the airport, you may choose to rent a car to drive at ease, hire a car with a tour guide, or utilize local taxi services for short distance commute. You may opt for pre-booking before arrival for a smoother experience. 

Culture and Customs

Oman is a conservative Muslim country, and it is important to be mindful of local customs and traditions. It is important to dress modestly when in public places.

As a general guideline, attire should be loose-fitting, long-sleeved tops and pants that cover the arms and legs. While running, you may opt for  breathable options to avoid excessively revealing clothing. If you are attending the prizegiving ceremony, is scheduled on Saturday 25 November 2023 at 4 PM, the dress code is smart casual as among the attendees are local representatives and officials.