Fly-drive holidays (also known as self-drive itineraries) in Oman are easier than you might think: roads are often new and congestion-free (sometimes empty), hire vehicles are comfortable, road signs are generally in English and petrol prices are cheap. It’s an ideal way to get around the country, entirely at your own leisure.
Our suggested itinerary is ideal for first-time visitors to Oman but this can be tweaked to suit your requirements. Alternatively, we can tailor-make an itinerary specifically to your needs.
Driving in Oman is surprisingly
straightforward, with many new,
often almost empty and wide roads,
comfortable vehicles, and road signs
that are generally in English. The price of
We have highlighted the standard of accommodation featured on a tour immediately above the tour itinerary.
In some cases, tours include some departures in one category and some in another: you can see and select the different tour types under ‘tour variations’. For these tours, the itinerary is generally the same and just the standard of accommodation varies. However, if there are any variations in the excursions included, these are shown within the itinerary.
Superior: Most Cox & Kings tours fall under this category and are based in 4- or 5-star accommodation, or the best available.
Luxury: These tours will usually feature 5-star de luxe accommodation throughout.
Standard: Simpler in emphasis, these itineraries typically feature 3- and 4-star accommodation throughout.
Discovery: This type of holiday is best suited to the hardier traveller, as it will typically include some quite basic accommodation, possibly longer and rougher road journeys and, in some cases, more arduous activities, such as trekking.