Enroute to Jabel Shams, proceed to visit the 17th Century Round Tower Niswa Fort and souk famous for traditional silver jewelry
Niswa: Nizwa is an ancient city in the Ad Dakhiliyah region of northern Oman. It sits on a plain characterized by seasonal rivers and palm plantations. It’s known for Nizwa Fort, a castle with a huge cylindrical tower built in the 17th century to defend the city’s position on a major trade route. The adjoining marketplace, Nizwa Souk, is lined with handicraft stalls and silversmiths working in small shops.
Visit Nizwa one of the oldest cities of the Sultanate of Oman to get a natural view of the magnificent round tower fort known for its architectural marvel followed by a visit to Nizwa Souk.
Nizwa Souk is famous for antiques, and traditional silver jewelry.
Wadi al Ghul: After which proceed to Wadi Gul & fields of farming. Wadi al Ghul refers to an abandoned village that is found at the base of her tallest mountain, which is Jebel Shams. The scenery is spectacular since the entire area features exceptionally mountainous terrain.
Jabal Shams or Jebel Shams : ‘Mountain of Sun’) is a mountain located in northeastern Oman north of Al Hamra town. It is known as Jabal Shams because it is the first place to receive sunrise in Oman due to its high peak. It is the highest mountain of the Hajar range and the country. The mountain is a popular sightseeing area located 240 km (150 mi) from Muscat. In the summer, the temperature is around 20 °C (68 °F) and in the winter it drops to less than 0 °C (32 °F).
Misfat Al Abriyeen: Driving through winding roads reach Misfah. Misfat Al Abriyeen is a unique mountainous village located 1,000 m above sea level on the mountain foothills surrounding wilayat Al Hamra in Al Dhakhiyla Governorate. The village derives its name from the Al Abri tribe, who originally come from Misfat Al Abriyeen and Al Hamra.
Timing: It is best to start early in the day.
Days: 7 Days a Week
Special Note– It is advisable to wear light comfortable clothing and walking shoes.
1. Pick up and Drop off as per itinerary
2. Services of an experienced English/Arabic speaking chauffeur
3. Entry tickets as per itinerary
4. Water during the excursion
1. Any personal shopping
3. Additional areas you may wish to visit
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