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From Muscat: Nizwa Full-Day Tour with Lunch

Product ID: 77629
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Visit the city of Nizwa on a full-day tour from Muscat, and discover the historic buildings and forts of one of Oman's most popular attractions and historical center of religion and culture. Marvel at the fortifications of Jabrin Fort and more.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the enchanting city of Nizwa
  • Marvel at the beautiful interior of Jabrin Fort
  • Stop at Bahla to see one of Oman's oldest and biggest forts
Full description
Following pick-up from your hotel in Muscat, journey to the oasis city of Nizwa and explore the former capital of Oman during the Julanda Dynasty of the 6th and 7th centuries AD.

Marvel at the imposing structure of Nizwa Fort, standing as a vivid reminder of the important status the city once held. Also famous for its silver jewelry and handmade daggers (khanjar), still found in the Nizwa Souq, Nizwa is one of the oldest cities in Oman and home to a number of renowned mosques.

Continue to Bahla, thought to be one of the oldest forts in Oman and best known for its pottery workshops and huge clay fort (photo stop only). Then, proceed to Jabrin Fort, built in 1675 as an important center of learning for astrology, medicine and Islamic law. Marvel at the intricately decorated interior of the 300-year old fortifications before your return to Muscat.  
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Lunch, including water and soft drinks
  • English-speaking guide/driver
  • Private transportation (sedan car for a maximum of 2 passengers or 4WD vehicle for a maximum of 4 passengers)
  • Entrance fees as per the program
  • Water on board
What’s Not Included
  • Guide in other languages

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Pick-up from the lobby of your hotel in Muscat.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that there is a cattle auction every Friday morning in Nizwa (except during the hot summer months, on public holidays and during Ramadan)
• Please note that the forts are only open until 11:00 on Friday, so it may not be possible to visit Jabrin Fort on this day of the week
• Please dress modestly and in line with Islamic dress code. Keep your chest, shoulders and legs (from the knees up) covered
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 15 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.8/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.6/5
Safety
4.9/5

Organized by

Magic Arabia -Oman

Product ID: 77629