Small-Group Day Tour To Jebel Akhdar From Muscat
OverviewJourney to Jebel Akhdar on this full-day tour from Muscat. Visit the tranquil gardens of Birkat Al Mauz. Explore the small villages and terrace fields of the Green Mountain, Jebel Akhdar. Spend the day learning about the area, its people, and rich agriculture industry on this small-group tour with experienced guide. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip hotel or port transfers, a box lunch, and entrance fees included in this tour.
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Free port pickup and drop-off included
- Free snacks included
- Led by a local guide
- Lunch included
Know More about this tourYour day begins with pick up from your Muscat hotel or the port at 8:30am. Meet your English-speaking driver/guide and head out to the village of Birkat Al Mauz in an air-conditioned vehicle. Spend approximately 15 minutes enjoying the tranquil gardens in the village. This area is perfect for a nice rest stop and provides you with some great photo opportunities.
Drive up to Jebel Akhdar, the Green Mountain. See the small villages along the way. Notice the terrace fields, a signature of this agricultural area. You will learn how the milder and cooler climate creates the right environment for produce to thrive. The area is known for its apricots, peaches, grapes, and pomegranates. Discover how the fragrant pink roses that grow here are transformed into Oman's famous rose water. See the many rose farms that spread out across the land, a beautiful sight. Enjoy approximately one hour of free time here.
Learn about the Aflaj irrigation channels devised by the local farmers. Understand how the channels work in concert with the terrace system. Gain insight into the people who have lived in the mountains for hundreds of years. You will be treated to an outdoor box lunch surrounded by the serene beauty of Jebel Akhdar. Admire the beauty, lush landscape, and rock formations with ancient rock art. Return to Muscat at the end of the tour.
Inclusions for Small-Group Day Tour To Jebel Akhdar From Muscat
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Snacks and drinks (soft drinks and mineral water)
- Box lunch (sandwich and fruit)
- English-speaking guide
- Hotel/port pickup and drop-off in Muscat
- Transportation by air-conditioned 4WD (Toyota Land Cruiser or similar)
- Entrance fees
- Small-group tour (maximum of 4)
Exclusions for Small-Group Day Tour To Jebel Akhdar From Muscat
- Gratuities (optional)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A minimum of 02 people per booking is required
Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
You MUST confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler
A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
Not wheelchair accessible
Dress code is casual
As a courtesy, please ask permission before taking any photos including people
No WIFI or bathroom on the vehicle, comfort stops available