TOUR FARAH | 4 Day Tour
Wadi Bani Awf – Nizwa – Wahiba Sands – Turtle Beach – Sur – Wadi Shab
drive towards Nakhal. visit the famous Nakhl Fortress. It lies at the foothills of the mountains i.
You can stroll around the inside of this restored fortress and visit all the rooms which have been nicely decorated in the original old style. The view from the top of the fortress over the mountains and green date plantations is outstanding.
after visiting the fort drive into the Wadi Bani Awf. The road leads us through the Wadi for one hr then drive up to reach the magnificent Jebal shams mountain which Provides fantastic views. In the evening we reach Nizwa the old capital of oman , where we spend the first Night of the tour.
Overnight in Nizwa Hotel.
We will visit the famous Nizwa Souq. It is among the largest of its kind in Oman. A wide variety of vendors offer their goods in the streets of the souk from 05:00 am to about 10:00 am each morning. Here you can find fish, meat, vegetables, pottery, jewellery, handicrafts and souvenirs which are sold in authentic old market halls that few places can boast. Especially interesting is the Friday cattle market, when the locals from the nearby Villages come to sell their donkeys, goats, cattle, sheep and chickens in a circus style open market place.
visit Nizwa souq at early morning one of the largest souq in Oman A wide variety of vendors offer goods in the souk(05:00 am to about 10:00 am) each morning. Here you can find fish, meat, vegetables, pottery, jewellery, handicrafts and souvenirs .the most interesting is the Friday cattle market, when the locals come to sell their donkeys, goats, cattle, sheep and chickens in The souq
head to Nizwa Fortress. The fort is a museum today and you can have magnificent views to the surrounding area .visit inside the fort and see its towers . The fort is an architectural testimony dates back to mid-17th century. It was a military stronghold designed to withstand even the strongest of attacks at the time.
In the late afternoon we continue to our desert camp in the Wahiba Sands where our guide will show his experience in riding over the huge dunes . Then we will watch sunset of the desert on one of the big sand dunes. We finish the day with a Dinner at the camp .
Overnight in Desert Camp.
After having breakfast in the Desert Camp, drive to Wadi Khalid, Here you can swim , relax and have a picnic in the beautiful scenic Wadi .
head to the City of Sur with some old fortresses and the famous Arabian Dhow Factory, where you can see traditional wooden Dhows being built.
continues to Ras al Hadd and overnight at the hotel . In the evening visit ras al jinz turtle reserve , have a guided walking tour on the beach at night where we have a high chance of seeing Omans great sea turtles stumbling on to the beach to build a nest and lay the eggs.
Overnight in Ras al Hadd Hotel/Camp.
Today we reach Wadi Shab.T his Wadi very famous and one of the beautiful wadis in Oman
With a 45 minute hike up, we arrive at one of several crystal clear water pools. the wadi is a Perfect place to swim with many small pools and warm water , we reach the last pool with its beautiful color then it leads to a cave with a small waterfall.
In the late afternoon we drive back to Muscat.
- breakfast/dinner (depending on hotel)
- english speaking driver/car
- entrance fees