Mountains & Castles


Mountains-and-CastlesDepartures: Daily

Duration: 2 days 1 night

 

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DAY 1

Depart for Seeb. The first stop is at Seeb Fish Market by the seaside. Drive through the date palms to the sparkling springs and Fort at Nakhl. Depart for Nizwa the capital of the interior and the birthplace of Islam in Oman.

Enroute to Nizwa, visit the pretty village of Birkat Al Mauz situated at the foothills of Jebel Akhdar – the Green Mountains. Enjoy a walk through its oasis and dense date plantations. Overnight stay at the Golden Tulip Nizwa Hotel.

DAY 2

Nizwa is famous for the Round Tower Fort and the Souq renowned for its Friday cattle auctions, intricately hand –carved daggers and ornamental silver jewellery. Drive past the village of Bahla and onto Jabrin, the finest of Oman’s castles built in the late 17th Century. The castle displays the highest achievement in ceiling painting and wood-carvings. Visit the ruins of an old village at Tanuf, with its mud walls and serene atmosphere. Drive back to Muscat.

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