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From Muscat: Green Mountain & Jebel Al Akhdar Day Tour

Product ID: 222435
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Explore the scenic sights of the Green Mountain of Jebel Akhdar with this 1-day tour. Travel through the Hajar Mountain ranges and immerse yourselves in spectacular natural scenery.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Pickup from Muscat city center hotels or cruise Port terminal. Please make sure to share the cruise details and updates in case of any changes to the operator to enjoy a smooth pick-up .
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Behold the sights of the Green Mountain and Nizwa
  • Pass by the Hajar Mountains and enjoy the drive through the steep roads
  • Take in the vibes of scenic villages on the way
  • Enjoy a splendid photo-stop at Fanjah
Full description
Following a timely pickup from your hotel or preferred location, meet your guide who will take you to Nizwa, the first destination of the tour. Make your way to Nizwa Fort, the iconic landmark characterized by its height and fortification. After this, proceed to the Nizwa Souk to explore the elegant collection of silver jewelry, antiques, leather goods, and utensils. Later, enjoy the drive to Fanjah for an amazing photo-stop. Get some splendid clicks in the backdrop of this mesmerizing countryside.

Now it's time to head to the oasis of Birkat al Mouz, situated at the foot of Jebel Akhdar. The Green Mountain is popularly known as the green jewel of the Al Hajar Mountain ranges. Take in the cool breeze of the mountains, 2000 meters above the sea level. Enjoy the sights of numerous villages shattered over the Saiq Plateau, noted for its ancient irrigation channels. Witness the little gardens having a wide arena of fruits including pomegranates, apricot, lemon, and walnuts.

Stroll along the Wadi Bani Habib enjoying it’s unique, cool as well as dry weather. Get transferred back to your hotel or selected location once the tour service ends.
Includes
  • Pick up and drop-off from Muscat hotels or the port (if option booked)
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Transportation by 4WD vehicle
  • Lunch
  • Mineral water
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• Tour duration may vary depending on city traffic
• Please dress smartly and respectfully
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• This tour operates with a worry-free policy so that you are guaranteed to return on-time
• The duration of the tour includes the pick-up and drop off times
• This is a moderate activity that includes some short walks
• Pick up and drop off at cruise port Muscat is available if option booked
Organized by

OceanAir Travels

Product ID: 222435