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Day Trips

Nizwa - Bahla & Jabrin - CAPTURING CULTURE

Allowances: Picnic lunch, water & soft drinks
Your Views are

  • Nizwa Fort & Souq
  • Wadi Tanuf
  • Al Hamra

Nizwa the capital of interior & the birthplace of Islam & former capital of 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'.

Nizwa is renowned for its Friday livestock auction that takes place at the Souq premises.

Proceed to Al Hamra & admire the view point of ancient settlements still remains.
Returning back to Muscat in the evening.