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Private Day Trip to Nizwa & Jabal Shams (Grand Canyon)

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Overview


You'll spend a day exploring some of Oman's history and culture, Nizwa was the capital of Oman 500 years ago, and it was the capital of Islamic culture in 2015, drive up to Jabal Shams (The Grand Canyon of Oman) 3009 Meters, offering an exciting off-road experience and fantastic view.

Highlights


  • You'll spend a day exploring some of Oman's history and culture
  • Nizwa was the capital of Oman 500 years ago, and it was the capital of Islamic culture in 2015
  • Nizwa is the beating heart of Oman
  • we'll take you on a tour between the ancient market of Nizwa
  • Nizwa fort and castle the fort its been build in 1649 and the castle been build in 888
  • Jabal Shams (Grand Canyon) 3009 Meters, offering an exciting off-road experience and fantastic view
Private Day Trip to Nizwa & Jabal Shams (Grand Canyon)

Description


Private Day Trip to Nizwa & Jabal Shams (Grand Canyon)

The tour starts in the morning we’ll leave Muscat towards Nizwa, Nizwa was capital of Oman during Al Yaruba dynasty we’ll visit the famous Nizwa Souq, a wide variety of vendors offering their goods in the streets of the souk, from here you can find, vegetables, pottery, jewelry, handicrafts Omani sweets (Halwa) dates, spice, and souvenirs which are sold in authentic old market halls that few places can boast, Especially interesting is the Friday cattle market when the locals come to sell their, goats, cattle, sheep, and chickens in a circus style open marketplace.

Next to the Souq is Nizwa Fort and Castle the Fort been built in 1649 and the Castle has been built-in 888, the Fort is a museum today and offers splendid views of this ancient town and the surrounding mountains, you can walk around in this impressive Fort and Castle with many passages rooms, the fort is an architectural testimony to the economic and military achievements of the early Yaruba dynasty from the mid-17th century, it was a military stronghold designed to withstand even the strongest of attacks at the time even along the corridors, many traps were laid to deter any intruders that might have penetrated the defenses.

Then we drive towards Jabal Shams Mountain (The Grand Canyon of Oman) this mountain road drives up to the Jebel Shams 3009 meters this mountain is one of the most adventurous Mountains in Oman, offering existing off-road experience and fantastic views, you reach canyon view which is 2000 meters stop there and enjoy the view and photo.

From the Grand Canyon, we drive back to Muscat

What's included


  • Inclusions:
  • Hotels, Port, Airport, Residence Pick up and Drop off
  • Transportation By Air-Conditioned Vehicle 4WD
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Bottled Water
  • Private Tour
  • Taxes
  • Exclusions:
  • Nizwa Fort entry fees
  • Lunch

Itinerary


  1. Visited Places:
  2. Nizwa Souq
  3. Nizwa Fort
  4. Jabal Shams

In the morning our tour guide will Pick you up from your hotel at 08:00 AM First you'll visit Nizwa Market, then you'll visit the fort which is next to the market, from Nizwa our guide drive you to Jabal Shams (The Grand Canyon of Oman) on the way our guide will stop by Wadi Ghul Village, then drive up Jabal Shams, spend some time there, and then back to Muscat, this tour usually takes 9 to 10 hours

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Private Day Trip to Nizwa & Jabal Shams (Grand Canyon) duration is 9 hours.

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