Oman is full of interesting cities to visit if you’re interested in touring the country. The majority of our users (357%) visit Muscat more than other cities in the country, but other popular cities in Oman include Salalah and Sohar.
Muttrah Souq is the most popular place of interest in Oman. Many travelers make it a point to stop there while traveling to Oman. Other popular landmarks and places of interest in Oman would be Ras Al Hadd Mosque, Al-Qurm Park, or Nakhal Fort.
When visiting Muttrah Souq in Muscat, the closest airport is Muscat Airport.
The best prices found on momondo for flights to Oman are:
$77 per person with Salam Air
$78 per person with Oman Air
$81 per person with Gulf Air
Oman has extended the suspension of all commercial flights, except for humanitarian and repatriation flights. Oman has restricted the entry of all travelers except for Omani citizens and residents, who must have prior approval before returning to the country. Residents of Oman should contact their nearest Oman Embassy for advice. Alternatively, their sponsors can email the Omani Ministry of Foreign Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org. Nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates must enter with a passport are allowed to enter Oman. All permissions to return to Oman are subject to the Government of Oman’s approval. When checking in at the airport, residents returning to Oman must present either proof of their accommodation (such as a rental agreement) or have a letter from their sponsor confirming that they have accommodation. Effective Monday, March 29, 2021, all passengers arriving in Oman must book accommodation in hotels and institutional isolation via the (Sahala) platform "here". All passengers must confirm their booking prior to check in to avoid being turned away.Entry requirements
Travelers must have a valid visa prior to travel. Visas cannot currently be issued on arrival. All travelers arriving into Oman must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours prior to arrival. All arriving travelers over the age of 15 from any country will be required to undergo another COVID-19 PCR test on arrival, must pre-book the PCR test through https://covid19.emushrif.om/traveler/travel, and pay OMR 25 for the test fee. Travelers must complete a "Traveler registration form" and must present before boarding. Travelers must download Tarassud+ phone app before arrival. All foreign nationals must have valid health insurance. On arrival in Oman travelers will have their temperature checked. Those who show symptoms of coronavirus may be sent to a testing center and/or a quarantine facility.Quarantine requirements
All travelers are subject to 7-day quarantine upon arrival. Compulsory institutional health isolation for all arrivals is mandatory and at their own expense. There is no longer an option to isolate in a private home setting, until further notice. Arriving travelers may be given a tracking bracelet to wear for the period of their self-isolation and a passenger locator form to complete, and may be asked to download Hmushrif app if they are staying for more than 7 days. There is a charge (also payable through the Tarassud+ application) of OMR 6 for the bracelet. Bracelets must be returned once you have completed your self-isolation. Travelers, regardless of the result of the PCR test taken at the airport, must continue to self-isolate until day 7 of self-isolation. On day 8 from their arrival they must undertake another PCR test. If the result is negative, they can have their tracking bracelet removed and end their self-isolation. Children under the age of 15 are exempt from the PCR test and Tarrasud+ bracelet requirements. Travelers arriving in Oman for a period shorter than 7 days are no longer exempt from the isolation requirements.All other info
On April 5, the Supreme Committee extended the closure of all commercial activities and the curfew between 8pm and 5am until the morning of the first day of Ramadan (April 14). On April 14, therefore, the closure of commercial activities and the curfew will be in effect from 9pm to 4am. Taraweeh congregational prayers in mosques will be prohibited and all types of gatherings such as iftars will also be banned during this period.