Wadi Bani Awf and Nizwa

Wadi Bani Awf and Nizwa

Wadi Bani Awf and Nizwa

   DESCRIPTION

This trip will take you through many different types of terrain; you will be able to look at mountain villages and the historic town of Nizwa.

Nakhal: Sitting on a large outcrop of rock, the impressive fort has seen many changes to its structure. The fort used to protect all the date farms around this area.

Wadi bani Awf is a live wadi  which has water running through it many times a year. The route can change after each rainfall and the government is building an impressive road to help the local people.

We will stop at Bilad Seet to see how a real village lives and works in the mountains; you can take a short walk round the fields and streets, all your senses will be awakened: the cooking from local kitchens, the children and adults talking, the colours of the doors and fields all go to make this experience unique.

At 2000 m you will have a view of both sides of the mountain. You will feel a difference in temperature at this height.

As you come into Nizwa you will see the fort and mosque dominating the central area, the souqs are just to the side of the fort, don’t miss the museum as it gives good information of the areas history.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Full day trip:

 600kms drive

 08:30 am – 4:30 pm

All inclusive of transport, guide and lunch.

Requirements:

sun hat

sun cream

camera

Guide Information:

Guides TBC before trip. Lead instructor:

Email: info@holiday-in-oman.com / Tel: +968 2454 3002


ROUTE

A.Nakhl Fort

B.Bald Sayt

C.Nizwa

   ITINERARY

We will leave Muscat in the morning to start making our way towards Wadi Bani Awf. Our first stop will be in Nakhal to visit the impressive fort.

After that we will drive through wadi bani awf along some interesting off-road sections. We will snake our way up past the famous Snake Canyon, seeing the canyon from above.

The next stop will be in the traditional mountain village Bilad Seet.

We keep climbing up and up until we reach Sharaf al Amain at 2000 m. There will be time for a picnic lunch here.

We then continue into Nizwa, the last stop for the day, before returning to Muscat.

   PRICE

/- OMR  – All-Inclusive [Equipment, Instructor, Transportation from/to Muscat, Lunch & Refreshment] per person based on 3min pax

/- OMR – Self-Drive [Equipment, Instructor]  based on 3min pax.