Private Day Trip to Nizwa, Jabal Akhdar (Green Mountain) & Birkat Al Moz

Private Day Trip to Nizwa, Jabal Akhdar (Green Mountain) & Birkat Al Moz

Visit Nizwa the old Capital of Oman 500 years ago, stroll between the old market, spicy market, dates market, handcraft market, silver market, you have an option to visit Nizwa fort and castle to live the local life.

From Nizwa visit the green Mountain and walk between the terrace garden visit the old part from the green mountain Wadi Bani Habib village1000 years old it's abandoned now, this village been made from stones and clay.

From Green Mountain visit Birkat Al Moz and walk through the old water Channel listed to the world heritage and culture UNESCO.


Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Nizwa Souq, City Center Close to the fort, Nizwa 611 Oman

The tour starts in the morning, we'll drive towards Nizwa, Nizwa was the capital of Oman during Al Yaruba Dynasty we'll visit the famous Nizwa Market (Souq), a wide variety of vendors offer 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.

Please Note: if you stay in Muscat and you want
to catch the cattle market on Friday you have to start at 05:45 AM, so please get in touch with us after you make the booking or mention it in the special request form, and we'll message you back.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Nizwa Fort Oman, Nizwa Oman

Next to the Souq is the Nizwa Fort and castle the Fort it’s been built in 1649 and the Castle been build 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.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jebel Akhdar, Al Hajar Mountains Range, Nizwa 611 Oman

From Nizwa we drive up to (Jebel Akhdar) which is known as “Green Mountain” It is considered one of the most scenic areas in Oman, it's a part of Hajar Mountain Range, Jebel Akhdar is so-called because of the presence of green terraced gardens surrounding the villages you precede to the Saiq Plateau; this place can be reached only by Donkey for hundreds of year’s a variety of fruits like pomegranates, apricot, apple, olives, Grape, Rose, Peaches, and Walnut. Are grown here There are interesting walks in Wadi Bani Habib, Shrejah, Al Ain, and Al Aqur.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Birkat Al Mouz Ruins, Nizwa Oman

From Green Mountain we'll visit Birkat Al Moz, It has a large Falaj system that supplies water date palms, and vegetables for many orchards; it's listed by UNESCO World Heritage and Culture organization, it's worth spending some time walking and discovering the old part of the village then drive back to Muscat.


Duration: 45 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Not stroller accessible"
"Infants must not sit on laps"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Hora de Inicio: 08:00 AM
Duración: 8 To 9 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up travelers from any place in Muscat
- Muscat harbor (for shore excursions passengers)
- Muscat International Airport
- Residence
- Hotels


Airports

  • Seeb Airport, Oman


Ports

  • Sultan Qaboos Port


Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • Hotels, Port, Airport, Residence pick up and drop off
  • Transportation by Air-Conditioned Vehicle 4WD
  • English speaking guide
  • Bottled water
  • Private tour
  • Taxes

No Incluye

  • Nizwa Fort entry fees
  • Lunch

Instalaciones


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