Welcome to Destination Oman
The brand DestinationOman is founded by Deepak Nair an expatriate resident of the Sultanate of Oman since 1992. The website www.destinationoman.com was founded by him in 2001 when his entrepreneurial skills came to the fore.
The idea was to create a better awareness of the Sultanate of Oman as a growing tourist destination of the middle east..
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Muscat, the capital city of Oman lies sparkling white, topped with golden minarets in the middle of a maze of brown pleated mountains reaching down to the Arabian Sea. Described as "Arabia's jewel”, this city is a blend of the old and the new. Muscat is green as green can be, and defies being classified as part of a desert country.
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Some useful Arabic phrases:
As-salaam alaykum – Peace be with you (greeting)
Wa alaykum as-salaam – And with you peace (reply)
Kayf halek ? How are you? (to a man)
Kayf halesh? How are you? (to a woman)
Al hamdu lillah, bikhair – Fine, thanks be to God
Activities at Oman
Oman's diverse terrain of mountains, deserts and seascapes, are an outdoor enthusiast's dream come true. From diving to photography to rock climbing to ice skating (!) Oman offers a variety of activities to suit the taste of any traveler.
Q: What is the commonly spoken language in Oman? Can I get by using only English?
A: Most locals are able to understand English atleast in the Muscat area. In the interiors it is best to use the services of a guide/ interpreter.