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This tour provides a good insight on Omani history and glorious heritage. Tour Starts with powerful Fort with its massive Circular Cannon Tower and imagine life inside the Fort in the 17th Century, one of the most impressive forts in Oman and the traditional Souq. Preciously restored, each Fort has its own story. They were first built for military defense but were also used for social and community gatherings. Before reaching Nizwa, which was once the capital of Oman, go through the traditional and craft Souk where you can buy some souvenirs before visiting the Fort of Nizwa.
Then proceed tour to Jebel Shams. Along the road, Wadi Nakhar, a narrow canyon. It is a stunning beautiful place, and is geologically spectacular, being one of the deepest canyons on the planet. Go deep inside to visit the village where the main activity is weaving, especially Omani rugs. Your journey continues to the top of Jebel Shams, “Sun Mountain”, Oman’s highest peak, 3009 m, get a spectacular view of the “Grand Canyon”. Head back to Muscat.
- Full day tour as per above- mentioned itinerary
- Picnic lunch box, Refreshments etc.
- Experienced driver with English speaking guide
- There are free transfers from hotels in Muscat City.