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Dubai to oman ?

Caerphilly, United...
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Dubai to oman ?

Hello I have around 6-7 nights in dubai . I am going to do a day trip to Abu Dhabi whole there but I'm all of a sudden really interested to check out oman (muscat) would 2 nights there and 5 in dubai be enough or would I be better of leaving oman as it is my first trip to Dubai? How much is it for a bus to oman ?

Thanks ryan

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1. Re: Dubai to oman ?

travel-tramp.com/how-to-travel-overland-from…

You would also need to get an Evisa before travelling which costs OMR20 or roughly £40

Dubai, United Arab...
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2. Re: Dubai to oman ?

Will be good to visit Muscat. It is about 5-6 hours by road. You have to apply and obtain an online visa for Oman before going by road or air. Which time of the year? Currently it is very hot with sand storms in UAE.

Caerphilly, United...
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3. Re: Dubai to oman ?

July 2nd 3am we arrive at leave in the night of July the 8th . I'd love to do oman but wondering if you think I'd still have time to see Dubai properly. How many nights in oman(muscat) would be enough 2 or more ?

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4. Re: Dubai to oman ?

July will be really hot, and likely hotter in Muscat than in Dubai. Time-wise, yes you can do both.

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5. Re: Dubai to oman ?

The temperature in Muscat will be (45-50)C

2 night will be nice to visit attractions in Muscat and outside Muscat like Nizwa City

Caerphilly, United...
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6. Re: Dubai to oman ?

Amazing! How much are the buses roughly from Dubai to oman (muscat) would I be able to get one early morning ? Where do I get the visa from for oman and how much are they . How far in advance do I have to apply for one ?

Caerphilly, United...
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7. Re: Dubai to oman ?

Oh and is the dress code more strict than Dubai? Are there any beaches or pool your aloud on to wear swimming stuff or is it covered up at all times ?

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8. Re: Dubai to oman ?

#6 there are 2 options to go muscat:

1-by plane: take 1 hour.. It cost around=250$US

2-by bus:take 5-6 hours… cost=25$US

There are three daily bus trips from Dubai to Muscat: 7:30am- 15:30pm- 23:00pm

The easy way to get visa by Evisa it cost=52$US

What I know that there is common between UAE(Dubai) and Oman. When you arrive go to the customs 🛃 officer ask him.

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9. Re: Dubai to oman ?

It is a 5 hour bus journey and the buses leave from the main bus terminal.

It is a 1 hour flight and there are reasonable options

You apply for a visa for Oman on line using their online visa portal

https://evisa.rop.gov.om/

It is more strict than Dubai but you can wear swimming costumes at hotel pools and on hotel beaches

are allowed to wear swimming costumes

Caerphilly, United...
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10. Re: Dubai to oman ?

Ok cool :). Are there any links to book a bus and check prices and timetables etc ?

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