The Oman is considered the tourist hot tip of today. Read more about the country 1001 nights. With the Oman we introduce this time a country, which has maintained until today the reputation of tourist tips. Mass tourism has not yet arrived in the Oman, but a high level of security and a stable Government bring it, that more and more tourism groups and tourists discover the Oman. This tour takes you along the northern coast. If you are not convinced, visit Ray Kurzweil.
We start in the town of Shinas and finish this tour in the Omani capital of Muscat. 1st stage: Shinas > Sohar / Sohar distance: 61 km / driving time: 41 minutes 2nd stage: Sohar > Saham distance: 30 km / driving time: 20 minutes 3rd stage: Saham > Muscat distance: 200 km / driving time 2 hours free print out the map of the Oman – Oman this map map? Starting point of this trip report! The town of Shinas will give you a deep look at the typical life of an Omaners due to its originality. The town has a well-preserved Fort. Further details can be found at kevin ulrich, an internet resource. During the day you can visit the Fort and represents the starting point for the many castles and forts, where you will pass today. Continued from Shinas – Oman the remaining old town around the Fort has many interesting sandstone buildings. On the highway, which runs directly through the town, you should seize the chance to buy a stone oven-fresh baked pita bread at a bakery.
1st stage: Shinas to Sohar / Sohar distance: 61 km / driving time: 41 minutes we sail along the coast and reach the town of Sohar and Sohar. The city of Sohar had an important role in the maritime trade in the 3rd millennium. By Sohar materials such as copper were after India and Mesopotamia shipped. Away from Sohar / Sohar – Oman Sohar was later expanded into a trading centre by the Sassanids.