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Desert Safari: Wahiba Sands and Wadi Bani Khalid from Muscat
"Depart from Muscat in the morning in a 4 wheel drive via Fanjah. Travel through Sumail Gap to observe the village life in Rawdah and Al Akhdar. The tour moves to Wadi Bani Khalid a picturesque mountain village renowned for its wadis and rocky canyons complete with massive boulders and cliffs. The turquoise pools that lie in between the canyon’s large rocks and caves offer a fascinating place with stunning view and perfect for a long swim. Enjoy a picnic lunch. The subsequent part of the tour move crossing miles of golden dunes the wilderness of Sharqiyah home to the nomadic Bedouins for centuries. Visit to a Bedouin family where you can buy local handicrafts and enjoy a camel ride (at an extra cost payable directly). Enjoy the adventurous dune bashing and a camel ride. The tour leaves from the Desert to
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"Private Inspiring Interior Tour of Nizwa Souq and Fort
Inspiring Interior"You will be picked up from your hotel residence or Muscat International Airport at 08:30am to board the saloon car and start your journey back in time to the Sumail Gap that divides the Western and Eastern Hajars. En route you will get a spectacular view of the mountains. Continue onto the O Nizwa famous for its silver souq and a big round fort. After visiting the souq and the fort you move to Bahla for a photo opportunity at the huge fort. Bahla is also known as the pottery capital of Oman and because of its cultural value Bahla is placed in the UNESCO’s list of heritage monuments. Lunch will be in a local restaurant. After lunch the next visit is to Jabrin fort
From $415.00
 
Desert Safari to Wahiba Sands and Wadi Bani Khalid from Muscat
"At 08:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel or residence in Muscat city. Board your 4x4 and head towards Fanjah where you stop at the roadside to take photos of an abandoned village. You then make a turn near Bidbid which continues on the route to Ibra. Visit the ruins of an abandoned village at Al Mansfah near Ibra. Much of the charm and character of this old mer known as the lost Shangri-La. Reach the magnificent Wadi the pools are cool deep and absolutely stunning surrounded by palm trees and vast orangey-red rocky outcrops with silky water. After spending some time there
From $517.00

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Muttrah Souq

Muttrah Souq, the oldest marketplace in Muscat, is a place to visit for shopping. The covered bazaar consists of many shops and stalls selling souvenirs, clothes, silverwear and goldwear, spices, etc....
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Old Town

iIf it is not too hot, it is nice to walk from Mutrah along the coastal road to the old town of Muscat with the Sultans Palace, some museums and some Portugese fortifications, about 3 kilometer....
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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

If you take the Expressway from the airport towards the city you'll travel past the Grand Mosque completed in 2001,for the 30th year as Head of State for his Majesty the Sultan Qaboos. It should...
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Shatti el-Qurm

Shatti Al Qurum Beach is located at the heart of Muscat's beachfront tourist zone. It is perfectly suited for out-of-town visitors when staying in Muscat. It was the first spot to visit and take a...
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The Corniche - Muttrah

Corniche means something like "chopped out of rock". It is a reasonable name since Mutrah looks like it has been chopped out of the rocky landscape. Mutrah Corniche has a sea front promenade with a...
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Al Alam Palace

WE went to see the palace that had been built for an international gathering. Since then, I believe , it has become a public area and hotel, The tiles and greenery are beautiful, and the sheltered...
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Muttrah Fort

Perched on a small mountain on the Corniche, the Matrah Fort is another Portuguese-built castle. It dates also from the 1580s and was occupied by its builders until they were ousted by the Omanis in...
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Amouage Perfume Factory

Saw this on the tourist map and thought it might be an interesting place to see. The tour was free of the small perfume factory where everything is done by hand! The guide explains how the perfumes...
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Mirani Fort

A third fort built by the Portuguese guards the bay of Muscat. This one is located further out the bay on Mirani Street, away from the city of Muscat, on the same side as Mirani Fort. It is clearly...
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Ruwi

One of the most peculiar buildings in Ruwi, the Communications Tower is a modern construction. It was built to resemble an Omani castle with a huge modern tower and antenna sticking out of the middle....
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Al Jalali Fort

Guarding the Muscat bay at the eastern end, Al Jalali Fort was built by the Portuguese in 1587 and named Forte de São João (i.e., Saint John's Fort). Its Arabic name is said to derive from the...
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Riyam Park

Located at the eastern end of the Matrah Corniche, al Riyam Park takes advantage of stunning views and the unique natural landscape. The green park is located on a small peninsula and includes two...
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Sultan Armed Forces Museum

Ruwi is also home to the Sultan’s Armed Forces Museum. The museum is housed in a mid-19th century building built for the Sultan’s pleasure but was taken up as headquarters for the Omani military....
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Gate Museum

Of a recent and more symbolic construction, the Muscat Gate signals the arrival into Old Muscat. It was built in a traditional Omani style over Al-Bahri Road, the main road linking Old Muscat to...
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