Domestic Trips

Nizwa, Al Hamra & Mountain Village (Tourism Sand Gates)

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hajar-mountains

Trip Overview:

Nizwa the capital of interior & the birthplace of Islam & former capital in the Sultanate.

The tour starts in the morning, driving through Hajar Mountain via Fanja, protected by its 2 watch towers. The old capital boasts of 17th century built Round Tower Fort, with its impressive size (the central tower is 24 meter high and 27 meter Wide), as well as the traditional souq, where the locals trade traditional ornamentals, like hand carved Khanjars & silver jewellery “. Next visit is the Hoota cave, a beauty beneath. First tourist cave in Gulf, (225 ascending stairs, some areas may be wet & slippery) Photo stop at Wadi Tanuf. (If time permits). Proceed to Al Hamra & admire the viewpoint of ancient settlements still remaining.

Misfat Al Abriyeen is characterized by its alleys, traditional buildings, high mud buildings, and agricultural terraces that wrap around the mountain, along with the old buildings, Misfat Al Abriyeen rises a thousand meters above sea level. The homes of its inhabitants are at the top of the mountain and their farms are on the slope.

Trip highlights:

  • Nizwa the capital of interior & the birthplace of Islam & former capital in the Sultanate.

  • 17th century built Round Tower Fort

  • traditional souq
  • Hoota cave
  • Wadi Tanuf
  • Al Hamra

Activities:

  • Backpacking

Accommodations:

From 8:00 am to around 5:00pm Picnic lunch included
Entrance fees.

What's included?

Not Included

Transportation to the trip starting point. First night accommodations. Airport transfers. Shuttles to/from hotels other than our host hotel. Insurance of any kind. Optional guide gratuities. Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks. Items of a personal nature.

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Airline tickets – Please check with us before purchasing your airline tickets to ensure your trip is confirmed with the minimum number of participants required to operate.

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Trip Price

Trip Costs:

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Price p.p OMR

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