Private Tour: Forts and Castles of Dakhiliyah From Muscat
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Private Tour: Forts and Castles of Dakhiliyah From Muscat
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Private Tour: Forts and Castles of Dakhiliyah From Muscat

1 day
About this activity
From Muscat we proceed to Jabreen Castle, the most beautiful historic castle in the whole of Oman.This castle was constructed in late 17th century by Imam Bel’Arab bin Sultan Al Yarubi. The Castle is different from other Omani forts because it was not built in times of war and is not a fortification.Its considered the most beautiful historic castle in the Sultanate. The interior design of the castle features decorated windows, wooden balconies, arches with inscribed Arabic calligraphy. After the visit we continue our journey to Nizwa, the ancient capital of Oman in the 6th and 7th centuries AD. Nizwa is one of the oldest cities in Oman and it was once a centre of trade, religion, education and art. The main tourist attractions in the city are Nizwa Fort, the traditionll Souq and Falaj Daris (world Heritage Site). Lunch in local restaurant is included, After that on our way back to Muscat, we will stop for a visit of the pretty village of Birkat al Mauz a real ghost town that was abandoned in 1959, located at the bottom of the Jebel Akhdar, Birkat Al Mauz is an oasis, home to many birds, dense date palms and banana plantations. Don't miss walking along the old Al Sharieh Falaj, considered World Heritage by UNESCO, which still runs through the village.
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  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Nizwa Fort Oman
  • Entry/Admission - Jibreen Castle
Not included
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking


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