Nizwa and Jebel Akhdar Full Day Private Tour from Muscat
You will depart your hotel and proceed towards the spectacular Nizwa Fort with its massive Circular Cannon Tower, one of the most impressive forts in Oman. You will also visit the Nizwa traditional Souq. The Souq is a lively place and an ideal location to purchase handicrafts and souvenirs.
After completing your Souq experience, we will proceed and drive to the foot of Jebel Akhdar, an old village called Birkat Al Mauz. From there we go up to Jebel Akhdar. Also known as the Green Mountain, Jebel Akhdar houses many fruit plantation and rose gardens. Take the time to walk through the hills and cherish the valley views. There is a lot Jebel Akhdar has to offer. After an impressive cultural day it will time to travel back to your hotel. Lunch will be served en route.
- Muscat to Nizwa.
- Nizwa Fort with its massive Circular Cannon Tower.
- Nizwa traditional Souq.
- Birkat Al Mauz
- Wadi Bani Habib
- Green Mountain, Jebel Akhdar
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will meet you at your hotel or cruise terminal.
End location: Back to your hotel or cruise terminal.
Duration: 8 hours
Variables like sudden change in weather, unavoidable traffic etc might affect the duration.
4 Wheel Drive
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 Omani Rial - To be used for the personal use.
I can guide in 2 languages only - English and Arabic
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This tour, and its guide, Ali, are a must for anyone who want to spend a day exploring Oman's cultural heritage and natural beauty. A short ride away from Muscat, where Ali picked me up from my hotel, we went to the dates exchange market place and the fort. We then went up the mountain to explore some of the most beautiful scenery in the Arabian peninsula which included the Grand Canyon of Oman. After a hearty lunch, we stopped at 400 years old sites, then we drove back to Muscat. PERFECT!