Oman, a nation on the Arabian Peninsula, has terrain encompassing desert, riverbed oases and long coastlines on the Persian (Arabian) Gulf, Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman. Wahiba Sands is a region of dunes inhabited by Bedouins. The port capital, Muscat, is home to the massive, contemporary Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, and the old waterfront Muttrah quarter, with a labyrinthine souk and busy fish market.
Oman. The Climate of Oman can be described as subtropical dry, hot desert climate with low annual rainfall, very high temperatures in summer and a big difference between maximum and minimum temperatures, especially in the inland areas. Summer (June to September) is very low rainfall.
Omani rial is the currency of oman average conversational rate
1RIAL= INR 169.
Experience shopping in Oman the local way by going to any of Oman's vibrant souqs! The souqs offer you a glimpse of traditional Oman, with traders and shop owners sitting on the floor with their goods stacked from the floor up to the ceiling. The souqs are the best place to shop for souvenirs like the Bedouin jewellery, silver khanjars, incense burners and frankincense. The musky smell of Arabian incense will follow you through all the souqs in Oman, as will the collection of beautiful dates and sweet halwa. Don't forget to haggle, as it is part of the souq culture! Compare prices with other shops in the souq before negotiating with your favourite trader! Indulge yourself in household goods, traditional clothing, textiles and more as you navigate through the mazes that are the Omani souqs.
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