Spectacular mountain ranges, desert landscapes, glorious forts and golden dunes of Oman attract travellers from across the globe. Nestled on the Arabian Peninsula, this country is known for breathtaking wadis, turquoise waters, mind-blowing architecture and unique culture.
Inspired? Planning to holiday in Oman? Well, there’s good news! Now, you can get a 10-day Oman visa. Indians with a valid visa to the US, UK, Canada, Australia, Japan and Schengen States can apply for an e-visa.
If you don’t hold a valid visa to the above countries, you can apply for Oman visa here. Oman offers tourist visa for 3 durations - 10 days, 30 days and a year.
Documents required for Oman Visa
Scanned colour copy of the first and the last page of your passport
Confirmed return air tickets
Scanned copy of your passport-size photograph taken against a blue background
Aadhar card / Voter ID card
Hotel confirmation details with contact number mentioned
If the applicant has a family / friends in Oman:
Colour passport & visa copy of the invitee
Places of interest that you can explore on your vacation in Oman:
Also known as ‘Wadi of Nine Villages’, Wadi Tiwi is blessed with emerald waters and lush plantations.
Ayn Khor Waterfall
Plan your visit between June and September to experience this natural wonder. Pictures of turquoise pool, lush green mountains and misty pastures are sure to get you many likes on Instagram.
Nestled amidst palm orchards, the Nakhal Fort is a popular historic monument in Oman. Visit the fort museum to catch a glimpse of historical guns.
Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve
At this reserve, approximately 20,000 green turtles lay eggs every year. Travellers flock to this place to experience the rare sight of turtles - creating their nests and preparing for the nesting season.
According to a legend, this natural sinkhole aka ‘Hawaiyat Najm’ which translates to ‘The Falling Star’ was formed by a meteorite. This splendid wonder is a great place to enjoy a swim.
Author : Vijaylaxmi Thakur