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Stonehenge - The Oldest In The World

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Holy Mount Ararat

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Guaranteed Departures

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Armenia – Top Destination of the year

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ARMENIA UNESCO

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Following the Great Silk Road

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Feel The Road from Armenia to Karabakh

  Duration: 14 days / 13 nights; Tour Type: Jeeping, Historical, Adventure, Wine Best Period: May - October; Distance: ~1900 km; Countries: Armenia, Nagorno-Karabakh See more details

Pearls of Caucasus

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Oman, officially called the Sultanate of Oman, is an Arab state in southwest Asia on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It is bordered by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the northwest, Saudi Arabia to the west and Yemen to the southwest. The coast is formed by the Arabian Sea on the southeast and the Gulf of Oman on the northeast. The Madha and Musandam enclaves are surrounded by the UAE on their land borders, with the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman forming Musandam's coastal boundaries.

The best time for visiting Oman

The climate here is hot, that is why sultry dry summer experiences unprepared tourists’ firmness. And the period from September till April is the best time for visiting Oman for the first time. The average temperature in January is +20ºC. Anyway whatever period you choose for visiting Oman, you will keep the warm impressions and memories for ever in your heart, as if a fairy-tale.

Language

Arab and English. In informal conversations local Arabic dialects are used. They greatly differ from literate Arabic.

Tips for safety

Too many things in the country are subject to customs and traditions of Islamic norms, that is why you should follow definite rules of behavior. In public women should avoid excessively open or tight clothes and mini-skirts, and men should avoid shorts or T-shirts. Local clothes on Europeans is also not approved, and even though nobody will ever honestly express his or her dissatisfaction about this fact, it is not advised to dress as Arabs. It is not forbidden for not Muslims to enter a mosque. And the neat and tidy clothes are highly appreciated here.

It is forbidden to take corals and shells from the bottom, as well as trophies from shipwrecked places. It is categorically forbidden.

Oman is one of the safest countries in the world. The crime level is extremely low.

One of the natural dangers are thermal (solar) hits, high level of solar radiation (use barrier creams, sunglasses and clothes), unique composition of local water and food.

There are practically no wild animals here.

The majority of hotels and restaurants are licensed to sell alcoholic beverages, which should be used on the spot, without the right to take it out. Taking alcohol out to the street, drinking in public, driving under influence and transportation of alcohol is strictly punishable by law (including imprisonment). The prices for alcohol are quite high.

Climate

The climate is tropical and hot. The city of Muscat is reputed as the hottest city in the world. In June the middle temperature is more than +32ºC. The heat in Oman is especially exhausting in spring and at the beginning of summer, when the winds blow from the desert of Rub al Khali. The middle of October till the middle of March is the best period for visiting the country.

Religion

Islam is the state religion.

Taking and photos in Oman

It is forbidden to photo military and police objects, airports and the inner sides of mosques. You should also be careful everyday life. You should not photo and even direct the lens at men without any permission. It is especially not recommended to photo women and priests, sometimes even the police can actively prevent photography.