Get out of the city and see the cultural sights outside of Muscat on this full-day tour. Depart from your Muscat hotel or port in a private vehicle with a driver-guide and make your way through the Hajar Mountains to the town of Nizwa. Take in the views from the Nizwa Fort and stroll through the stands at the Nizwa Souq. Pause in the town of Bahla before continuing to see Jebrin Castle.
Venturing into the vast desert and dunes of Oman’s Empty Quarter isn’t advisable unless by guided tour. This private full-day trip from Salalah lets you visit this untouched region with a driver-guide to handle off-road trails, show you the sights, and avoid you getting lost. Take in the massive dunes and ruins of the ‘lost city’ of Ubar, absorb the remote emptiness, and more; all without transport or navigational worries.
This tour takes you first to Nizwa, the old capital of Oman. The Nizwa Souq is among the largest of its kind in the country.
Next to the Souq is Nizwa Fortress. The fort is a museum today and offers splendid views of this ancient town and the surrounding mountains.
Then we drive to Al Hamra, to visit the old village and see the tradition homes their .
Then we move on towards Misfath al Abreen. This picturesque village lies on a steep slope at the foot of Jebel Shams, a few kilometres from the village of Al Hamra and consists of old homes and narrow streets. It has a large Falaj system which supplies water for many orchards, date palms and vegetables. There are marked footpaths through the village and surrounding area. In the late afternoon we drive back to Muscat.