PRIVATE DAY TRIP TO NIZWA & JABAL SHAMS (THE GRAND CANYON OF OMAN)
The tour starts in the morning we’ll leave Muscat towards Nizwa. Nizwa was the capital of Oman during Al Yaruba Dynasty we will visit the famous Nizwa Souq, a wide variety of vendors offering their goods in the streets of the souk from, here you can find, vegetables, pottery, jewelry, handicrafts Omani sweets (Halwa) Dates, spice, and souvenirs which are sold in authentic old market halls that few places can boast. Especially interesting is the Friday cattle market when the locals come to sell their, goats, cattle, sheep, and chickens in a circus style open marketplace.
Next to the Souq is the Nizwa fort and castle the fort been built in 1649 and the castle has been built-in 888. The fort is a museum today and offers splendid views of this ancient town and the surrounding mountains. You can walk around in this impressive fort and castle with many passages rooms. The fort is an architectural testimony to the economic and military achievements of the early Yaruba dynasty from the mid-17th century. It was a military stronghold designed to withstand even the strongest of attacks at the time even along the corridors, many traps were laid to deter any intruders that might have penetrated the defenses.
Then we drive towards Jabal Shams Mountain (the grand canyon of Oman) This mountain road drives up to the Jebel Shams 3009 meters this mountain is one of the most adventurous Mountains in Oman, offering existing off-road experience and fantastic views, you reach canyon view which is 2000 meters stop there and enjoy the view and photo.
From the Grand Canyon, we drive back to Muscat
TOUR TYPE: PRIVATE
TRANSPORTATION BY AIR-CONDITIONED VEHICLE 4WD
ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE
PICK UP AND DROP OFF
PRIVATE DAY TRIP
NIZWA FORT FEE ENTRANCE
PICK UP INFORMATION:
WE PICK UP TRAVELERS FROM ANY PLACE IN MUSCAT
MUSCAT HARBOR (FOR SHORE EXCURSIONS PASSENGERS)
MUSCAT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
ADULTS: 13 YEARS OLD AND OVER
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INFANTS: 0 TO 4 YEARS OLD FREE OF CHARGE
CHILDREN’S: 5 TO 12 YEARS OLD 10 USD PER CHILD
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