9-Hour Jabal Akhdar Green Mountains Tour - Muscat

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Tour Information

Key Details

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  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:30 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this timeTour departs within walking distance of the cruise port
  • Departure Details :
    Hotels located within Muscat city limits only or Muscat Port
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Enjoy a drive up the Green Mountains also known as Jabal Akhdar. A pleasant climate, fragrance of roses and a bounty of fruits and vegetables are characteristic of this mountain range. A visit to the Nizwa fort and souq is also included.

Know More about this tour

In the morning you will be picked up at 08:30am and driven to Jabal Akdhar. You will be driven on to the pretty village of Birkat al Mauz and enjoy a walk through the lush green date plantations. Enjoy the cool climate up in the mountains and see Jabal Akdhar which is famous for fruit orchards typically laid out in terraces along the mountain slopes and irrigated by falaj, traditional water systems. A wide variety of fruit including peaches, pomegranates, apricots, figs, grapes, apples plums and pears are cultivated here from July to September and almonds and walnuts are included in the crop. The villages of Saiq, Wadi Bani Habib (a village of old houses) and Al Ain dot the landscape and overlook a spectacular landscape of peaks, gorges and wadis. The roses of Jabal Akdhar fill the air with fragrance from March to April when they are in full bloom and rose water is distilled in the homes of the villagers.

In the afternoonyou will be drivento the historic town of Nizwa, Omans cultural capital. You visit the powerful Fort with its massive Circular Cannon Tower, one of the most impressive forts in Oman and the traditional Souq. Later drive back to Muscat.

Inclusions

Bottled water

Lunch

Driver/guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)

Port pickup and drop-off

Transport by private vehicle

Entry/Admission - Nizwa Fort Oman

Entry/Admission - Jebel Akhdar

Exclusions

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Not wheelchair accessible

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

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