Al Bateena Expedition

 (1)

Tour Number

Activity Level

131324


Categories

Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Russian (fluent), French (basic), English (fluent)

Full day tour to Rustaq, Nakhal and Wadi bani Kharus


Today our tour is a great combination of ancient history, wildlife and nature. We start from Muscat and lead to Bateena, the northern territory of the country.
Our first visit is Al Hazm Castle, one of the finest and intriguing in Oman. It has the unique architectural structure with lots of secrets and the best collection of cannons in the country.
We then move to Rustaq, once upon the time been the capital of Oman, and visit Rustaq Fort and hot springs on the foot of the mountains.
Al Awabi little castle with winding towers, ancient rock arts dated back 1500 years, beautiful traditional village deep in the mountains - we explore all of these before before visiting Nakhal Fort, oasis and springs.
Return to Muscat by afternoon time.

Itinerary

The highlights of this tour:
- Al Hazm castle
- Rustaq Fort
- Nakhal Fort
- Ancient rock arts
- Traditional Omani village deep in the mountains

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Sea Port terminal, Airport or Main lobby of the hotel in Muscat.

End location: Sea Port terminal, Airport or Main lobby of the hotel in Muscat.

Duration: 9 hours

This tour does not operate on Fridays.

Transportation

This tour operates with 4WD car
Toyota Land Cruiser".

What’s Included

Other: - Air-conditioned vehicle with fuel
- Entrance tickets to the forts and castle
- English speaking tour guide service
- Taxes

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 OMR - You may need this money in order to buy some souvenirs on a local market in Rustaq.

What’s Extra

Other: Any personal expenses.

A Recent Review of this tour

Valentina was warm, flexible and happy to share her love of Oman with us. We really enjoyed all the places Valentina showed us. So many interesting spots to see and explore. A wonderful guide.
Geetha Singam

Read More Reviews For This Tour
Private tour guide Valentina

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Valentina

Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/Al-Bateena-Expedition

Tours by Valentina

See more of the tours offered by this guide.

Muscat Shore Excursion

Muscat Shore Excursion

Discover the secrets of Muscat with a knowledgeable local guide.

230 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

5 hours

learn more
The Gift of Kings Tour

The Gift of Kings Tour

Ful day Muscat City tour with "Amouage" factory visit

340 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

8 hours

learn more
Al Bateena Expedition

Al Bateena Expedition

Full day tour to Rustaq, Nakhal and Wadi bani Kharus

460 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

9 hours

learn more
Coastal Tour and Wadi Shab

Coastal Tour and Wadi Shab

Full day tour to East Coast, Wadis and Sink Hole

390 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

8 hours

learn more
Cultural and Heritage tour to Nizwa

Cultural and Heritage tour to Nizwa

Full day tour to Nizwa, Jabrin, Al Hamra and Misfat Al Abryeen

450 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

8 hours

learn more
Oman Best Fortresses

Oman Best Fortresses

Full day tour to Nizwa Fort, Bahla Fort, and Jabrin Castle

440 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

8 hours

learn more
Wadi Bani Awf adventure

Wadi Bani Awf adventure

Full day tour to Wadi Bani Awf, Nakheel, Snack canyon and Al Hamra

420 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

9 hours

learn more
The Sun mountain

The Sun mountain

Full day tour to Nizwa and Jebel Shams

390 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

8 hours

learn more
The Green Mountain

The Green Mountain

Full day to Nizwa and Jebel Al Akhdar mountain

390 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

9 hours

learn more
The True Bedouin Experience

The True Bedouin Experience

Full day tour to Wahiba Sands and Wadi Bani Khalid

420 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

8 hours

learn more
Salalah Highlights

Salalah Highlights

3 nights / 4 days tour in Salalah and Dhofar

2660 USD per tour

(for up to 2 people)

4 days

learn more