Heavenly Oman– 5 days
Oman is your heavenly terrain, Only a true travel lover would have a dream list of destinations that are unexplored and untouched. Oman is one such beauty that’s enveloped with beautiful beaches, picturesque mountains and golden desert sands.
Duration5 days tour
Day 01: arrive muscat
Pick up at the General arrival lounge by our friendly & efficient chauffer who will drive you to the hotel where you will have the overnight stay.
Day 02: half-day city tour of muscat
The tour begins in the morning with a visit to one of the largest mosques in the Middle East the beautiful Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. Then visit the Bait Al Zubair Museum, a private collection exhibiting the wealth ofoman’s history,where the visitors get knowledge about the country’s rich culture and traditions. Later you will be allowed to click photos at the residence of his Majesty Sultan Qaboos, the Al Alam Palace, which is adorned by the 16th century Portuguese forts Mirani and Jalali. And then, drive along the picturesque Corniche to the once walled district Muscat. You will then be taken to the shoppinzones strolling through muttrahsouq, where you can get precious handicrafts and silver items and many more, before returning to the hotel.
Day 03: full day excursion to batinah region
Morning we will drive to Nakhal, en route visit Seeb fish market and Fanja farms. You reach Nakhal which has a 350 years old magnificent fort and is dramatically located at the top of rock mountain cliff. The area is surrounded with dates plantations. The narrow road through the town winds up to the Hot Springs, which is a popular picnic, spot. After spending some time at Nakhal we will continue for Rustaq (about 55 kms Southwest of Nakhal), once the capital of this area and always a major trading center of Oman, Later we will drive back to Muscat via Al Hazam (Only Photo stop, Closed for renovations).
Overnight in Muscat Hotel.
Day 04: nizwa fort-al hamra-misfah-bahla-jabreen
Visit the historic town of Nizwa, Oman’s cultural capital, and then go to see the powerful Fort with its massive Circular Cannon Tower, one of the most impressive forts in Oman and the traditional Souq. Then we drive to Al Hamra to see one of the oldest villages of this region, where you will find the traditional mud houses dated back from 400 years. Thefalaj system used in this village one of the oldest of this kind (UNESCO site). Post lunch with Omani Family we will move to Bahla, one of the oldest small towns of Oman and in the 12th century the capital of the tribe living in the region. Bahla is also famous for its pottery. Then you proceed to Jabrin castle built in 17th century is one of the finest of its kind. Its magnificent plasterwork, the carved doors and the painted wooden beams of the ceilings makes this castle amazingly different and a must visit place
then we move back to the hotel
Day 05: departure transfer
Departure transfers to Airport to connect the flight back home.
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