What to do in Oman this week?
July 11, 2018 | 2:54 PM
by Times News Service
Salalah, Oman

Thursday 12.07.2018

10.00am Go to Salalah

The Khareef Salalah season has kicked off. Go to Dhofar and visit some of the most breathtaking places in the country, full of greenery and spring water.

Friday 13.07.2018

10.00pm Watch Turtles

Drive to Ras Al Jinz turtle reserve and watch turtles lay eggs and crawl back to the ocean. You can also spend the night at nearby hotels and guesthouses, as the drive is quite long.

Saturday 14.07.2018

6.00pm Plan a Picnic

Sometimes, it’s best to visit a park in the evenuing that’s outside the city, away from traffic and honking noises, and the best one is Naseem Park, located 30km from the Muscat International Airport.

Sunday 15.07.2018

04.00pm Spend a Day by the Wadi

Do you know that one of the largest valleys is located here in Muscat? Yes, Wadi Al Khoudh is only a stone’s throw away and has some of the most interesting looking grasses.

Monday 16.07.2018

4.00pm Explore Bait Al Baranda

The Bait Al Baranda Museum covers a wide range of topics including the history of Oman, the geology of the country as well as Oman’s military and political history. It’s a must-visit.

Tuesday 17.07.2018

8.00pm Try Omani Cuisine

There are plenty of restaurants that serve authentic Omani dishes. Pick your favourite and have a pleasant dining session with your loved ones. You can enjoy upscale dining restaurant, or more traditional, hole-in-the-wall eateries.

Wednesday 18.07.2018

04.00pm Stop by a Planetarium

If you haven’t stopped by the PDO Planetarium, then you are missing out. The place serves as a unique attraction for both kids and adults. There are informative shows that brings about an engaging experience for all.

Stream online:

Beirut (Film)

Genre: Drama, Thriller

Cast: Rosamund Pike, Jon Hamm, Mark Pellegrino

Synopsis: Caught in the crossfires of civil war, CIA operatives must send a former US diplomat to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind.

Ismael’s Ghosts (Film)

Genre: Thriller, Drama, Romance

Cast: Mathieu Amalric, Marion Cotillard, Charlotte Gainsbourg

Synopsis: The story follows a filmmaker whose life is sent into a tailspin by the return of a former lover just as he is about to embark on the shoot of a new film.

7 Days in Entebbe (Film)

Genre: Drama, History, Crime

Cast: Rosamund Pike, Daniel Brühl, Eddie Marsan

Synopsis: Inspired by the true events of the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight en route from Tel Aviv to Paris, and the most daring rescue mission ever attempted.

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