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Jebel Shams and Treasures of the Interior Tour from Muscat

Product ID: 104012
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Discover the treasures of Oman a full-day tour from Muscat. You’ll visit the oasis at Nizwa and enjoy a panoramic mountain drive to Jebel Shams, the Mountain of the Sun and the second-highest peak in the Arabian Gulf region.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Pick-up at your hotel or the port in Muscat
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover ancient Nizwa, the stunning oasis and the dense date plantations
  • Marvel at local craftsmanship as you explore bustling markets
  • Enjoy the breathtaking views from Jebel Shams
Full description
Experience the sights and sounds of Oman during this 8-hour tour from Muscat. You’ll begin with a drive to the Dakhalia region via the Samail passes and the abandoned villages of Birkat Al-Mouz.

Visit Nizwa, the ancient capital in the interior of the country. Enjoy a walk through its famous souq, where silver and coppersmiths produce exquisite ornaments in front of your eyes. Souvenir hunters will treasure the famous Omani khanjar, coffee pot and copper vessels.

Next you’ll head to the historic Nizwa Fort for a visit before continuing on to the Jabrin Castle.

Enjoy the panoramic mountain drive to Jebel Shams or Mountain of the Sun, which is the second-highest peak in the region, rising to over 2,000 meters. From Jebel Shams you’ll have stunning views of the area’s rugged landscape.
Includes
  • Guided full-day tour
  • Transfers with pick-up and drop off at your hotel or the port in Muscat
  • Soft drinks and water
What’s Not Included
  • Other expenses

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Pick-up at your hotel or the port in Muscat

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Product ID: 104012