NIZWA AND JABEL AL AKDHAR TOUR

NIZWA AND JABEL AL AKDHAR TOUR
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$409
Duration: 8 hours
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Description

This Tour will cover five main tourist attraction in Nizwa:

  • Nizwa souq
  • Birkat Al Mauz
  • Wadi Al Arbeieen
  • Jebal Akhdar

Depart from hotel at 0830 hrs and proceed to visit the Nizwa round tower fort and Nizwa souk. Drive to Birkat Al Mauz. Enjoy a walk through the lush green dates plantations. Then proceed to Wadi Al Arbeieen. From here a 36 km stretch of winding road leads us to Jebal Akhdar (2000m above sea level) the green jewel of the Al Hajar mountain ranges, a truly unique spot in the Arabian Peninsula. Enjoy the cool climate up in the mountains. A Jebel Al Akhdar is famous for its fruit orchards, laid out terrace style along the slopes of mountains, which are endowed with natural springs and a falaj. A large variety of fresh fruits such as peaches, apricot, fig, grapes, apple, pears, plums, almond, walnuts are grown here. The region is well known for the pomegranate fruit which is of a very superior quality. The villages of Saiq, wadi Bani Habib (the village of the old houses) & Al Ain dot the landscape. The villages overlook a spectacular landscape of dramatic peak, gorges and wadis. The roses of Jabal Al Akhdar fill the air with fragrance when in full bloom (March/April). Rose water is distilled in the homes of the villagers.   (It is advisable to wear light comfortable clothing and walking shoes).

This Tour will cover five main tourist attraction in Nizwa:

  • Nizwa souq
  • Birkat Al Mauz
  • Wadi Al Arbeieen
  • Jebal Akhdar