Nizwa & Jebel Shams - Full Day

Tour Detail

This tour combines the very best of Omani culture and nature into one adventure-packed day. Explore Nizwa’s formidable fortress and fascinating traditional market, walk through the narrow windy streets of mudbrick houses in the old town of Al Hamra, and stand atop the highest mountain in Oman. Go from eating dates, Halwa (a traditional dessert made from dates and spices) and drinking cardamom coffee with charming local people, to staring in awe at Oman’s very own grand canyon.

  • Leave Muscat at 8.30 am
  • Visit Nizwa Fort, Museum & Souq.
  • Visit Al Hamra Old Town.
  • Visit Jebel Shams.
  • Return to Muscat before 7.00 pm.

Departure & Return Location

Departure Point

Any Hotel/ Mall in Muscat

Dubai Port/ Airport

Return Detials

Returns to original departure point

Departure Time

0830 AM

Price Includes
  • Pick-up and drop-off from a hotel in Muscat City.
  • The services of an English speaking Omani guide cum driver in a 4WD vehicle for 1 Day.
  • Lunch in a local restaurant or a picnic.
  • All applicable entrance fees and taxes
  • Drinking water during the trip.
Price Exclude
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Tips
  • Personal Expenses


If this tour is booked on Friday, visitors can attend the Cattle market in Nizwa (with a departure from Muscat at 6.00 am).

Please note that the climate at Jebel Shams can be very cold. As such, we recommend that you bring warm clothes, as well as comfortable shoes with decent grip, for this trip.


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