The Mountain of the Sun (Grand Canyon of Oman)

Nature Tours

9 Hours

To view a vivid landscape that creates rapturous realm, you will head to Nizwa, firstly to view picturesque palaces of the past, from which sovereign rulers governed the Nizwa Empire. You will then proceed to a have lovely photo-stop at an ancient and deserted village via Fanja. You will then get another quick glance into Oman’s history, while you’re driving another 170kms through the Sumali Gap, to visit the illustrious silver souq and spherical fort of the Yaruba Dynasty at Nizwa, Oman’s old capital city. From here, you will lunch at the Falaj Daris Hotel. This will be followed by the big drive to the Grand Canyon, where you move towards Wadi Ghul to see antique villages and farming fields. This is a gorgeous drive through a rather secluded and distant town found in ruins, testifying their belonging to the era of yesteryear. Next follows your ascent to the Grand Canyon, close to Jebel Shams, which is the uppermost spot in Oman. With a chilly atmosphere engulfing you, you will continue your journey to Al Hamra, a prehistoric town. Here, you will be able to stroll through deep-rooted mud houses, among which one house is as old as 400 years. Your will then return to Muscat in the evening. Your Tour ends here.

 Time in  Time Out  Places of visit
08:30 10:00 Drive to Nizwa via Fanjah
10:10 11:00 Visit the Fort & Souq
11:10 12:00 Lunch at Falaj Daris Hotel
12:10 01:00 Drive to Wadi Ghul
01:00 01:15 Visit Wadi Ghul
01:20 02:00 Drive to Jabel Shams
02:00 02:45 Jabel Shams – The Grand Canyon
02:45 03:15 Drive to Al Hamra and visit the town
03:30 05:30 Drive back to Muscat Hotel

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Package Includes

- Tour by Luxury Brand New Vehicle ( Toyota Land Cruiser or similar)
- Entrance to museums & forts
- Mineral water during the tour
- English Speaking tour guide


Extra Cost (Optional)

- Lunch at Falaj Daris Hotel - OMR 10 per person


What to bring/wear

- Sunscreen Lotions, sunglasses, hat, long sleeves and trousers/long skirts for visiting the mosque


Package Terms and Conditions

- Package price valid minimum 02 person travelling together.
- Package price may change without prior notice.

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