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4.5 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

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  • Location: Muscat, Oman
  • Duration:  9 hours (approx.)
The tour starts with a spectacular drive through the Hajar mountains via the oases of Fanjah and Birkat Al Mauz, to reach Nizwa and the impressive 17th century fort.

Highlights

  • Privately explore the enchanting forts of Nizwa
  • Drive through the spectacular Hajar mountains
  • Visit one of Oman's most beautiful forts
  • Experience some of the city's markets

What You Can Expect

Private Day Tour to the Enchanting Forts of Nizwa

See Nizwa Souk on your shore excursion from Muscat!

Nizwa is located about 1.5 hours drive from Muscat, and is today of the most popular tourist attractions in Oman, with its historical buildings and imposing fort built in the mid 17th century by Imam Sultan Bin Saif Al Ya'ribi. Nizwa's palm oasis stretches for 5 miles (8 kilometers) along the course of two wadis.

After a tour of Nizwa you will continue on to the cattle market and the souk, famous for its Bedouin silver jewelry.

The drive continues via Tanuf and Bahla to Jabreen, to visit one of Oman's most beautiful forts, famous for its wall and ceiling murals, before returning to your hotel in Muscat.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2012

This is the third time I've done the tour and I can;t recommend it highly enough to anyone who wants the real Oman experience.

4 star rating: Recommended November 2012

We had a very interesting and informative day touring the mountainous region of Oman. Our tour guide and driver for the day, Rasheed was excellent and extremely courteous. A great day.

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