The Jebel Akhdar or Al Jabal Al Akhdar romanized: Al-Jabal Al-Akhḍar,.( ’The Green Mountain’) is one of the Hajar Mountains in Ad Dakhiliyah Governorate of Oman. It rises to a height of 2,980 m (9,780 ft) and encompasses the Saiq Plateau at 2,000 m above sea level. Jebel Akhdar is famous for its labyrinth of wadis and terraced orchards, where pomegranates, apricots, and roses grow in abundance due to its mild Mediterranean climate.
Depart from Muscat and proceed to visit the Niswa Round Tower Fort and the Niswa Souq.
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.
Then drive to village of Birkat Al Mauz
Birkat Al-Mawz: Birkat Al-Mawz is a village in the Ad Dakhiliyah Region of Oman. It is located at the entrance of Wadi al-Muaydin on the southern rim of Jebel Akhdar and home to a restored fort called Bait al Redidah. Proceed to Wadi Al Mayedeen and then to Jabal Akhdar
Jabal Akhdar : Jabal Akhdar : This mostly limestone mountain is one of the highest points in Oman and eastern Arabia. Jebel Akhdar lies at the central section of the Hajar range, located around 150 km (93 mi) from Muscat and accessible only by four-wheel drive. Which is 2000 meters above sea level it is called “the Green Jewel of the Alh Ajar Mountain ranges” with this terrace plantation of fruits and vegetables and roses a truly unique spot in the Arabian Peninsula
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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