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Private Nizwa and the Jebel Shams - Grand Canyon

Access from: Muscat


Key info

  • Tour ID: 49835
  • Duration: 10 hours 15 minutes
  • Pick up point: Port
  • Activity level: Gentle

Top highlights

  • Nizwa & Jebel Shams
  • Wadi Nakher Canyon
  • Round Tower Fort

From $162.79pp

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Key info

  • Tour ID: 49835
  • Duration: 10 hours 15 minutes
  • Pick up point: Port
  • Activity level: Gentle
  • Optional extras available

Top highlights

  • Nizwa & Jebel Shams
  • Wadi Nakher Canyon
  • Round Tower Fort

Itinerary

Suggested itinerary: Pick up from the port Visit Nizwa and the Jebel Shams Stop at Falaj Daris hotel Photo stop at the Round Tower Drive to Wadi Nakher Stop at the terrace farming village of Wadi Ghul Free time Drive back tot he port When does my tour start? Tour starts at 8:15am. Please make sure your ships docking times will be suitable for this tour duration. The tour is 10 hours 15 mins in length

You will be met at the port by a Cruising Excursions representative who will then guide you to your air conditioned transportation ready to commence your tour.

Oman’s Grand Canyon is one of the most beautiful and picturesque spots in the whole country.  You will get a fantastic opportunity to see some of the most beautiful landscape in the area. This is a truly amazing opportunity which cannot be missed.

The group departs from Mina Qaboos towards the south of Muscat to visit Nizwa and the Jebel Shams. Our first stop will be a rest stop at Falaj Daris hotel.  Thereafter guests will visit the Nizwa Souq, famed for its Antiques and silver jewellery.  There will be a brief photo stop at the Round Tower Fort before taking the off road to Jebel Shaams.

Next the tour will take us to Wadi Nakher, located in the depth of our deepest canyon.  While heading for Jebel Shams, guests will stop at the terrace farming village of Wadi Ghul. In the Jebel Akhdar range Jebel Shams (mountain of the Sun), the highest peak offers a spectacular view.  (It is advisable to wear light comfortable clothing and walking shoes). This area is home to weavers of heavy woollen rugs in distinctive red, black & brown geometric designs at a very reasonable price.

Here guests will enjoy a buffet lunch (at own expense) at the Jabel Sham Motel.  

After lunch guests will then return to port in plenty of time before the ship departs.

Please note: It is advisable to wear light, comfortable clothing and walking shoes.  This tour does not operate on Fridays as the Nizwa Fort closes at 11:00 hrs.

Included:

  • Transportation
  • English speaking Tour Guide 
  • Mineral Water 
  • Full details

    Key info

    • Tour ID: 49835
    • Duration: 10 hours 15 minutes
    • Pick up point: Port
    • Activity level: Gentle

    Top highlights

    • Nizwa & Jebel Shams
    • Wadi Nakher Canyon
    • Round Tower Fort

    Itinerary

    Suggested itinerary: Pick up from the port Visit Nizwa and the Jebel Shams Stop at Falaj Daris hotel Photo stop at the Round Tower Drive to Wadi Nakher Stop at the terrace farming village of Wadi Ghul Free time Drive back tot he port When does my tour start? Tour starts at 8:15am. Please make sure your ships docking times will be suitable for this tour duration. The tour is 10 hours 15 mins in length

    You will be met at the port by a Cruising Excursions representative who will then guide you to your air conditioned transportation ready to commence your tour.

    Oman’s Grand Canyon is one of the most beautiful and picturesque spots in the whole country.  You will get a fantastic opportunity to see some of the most beautiful landscape in the area. This is a truly amazing opportunity which cannot be missed.

    The group departs from Mina Qaboos towards the south of Muscat to visit Nizwa and the Jebel Shams. Our first stop will be a rest stop at Falaj Daris hotel.  Thereafter guests will visit the Nizwa Souq, famed for its Antiques and silver jewellery.  There will be a brief photo stop at the Round Tower Fort before taking the off road to Jebel Shaams.

    Next the tour will take us to Wadi Nakher, located in the depth of our deepest canyon.  While heading for Jebel Shams, guests will stop at the terrace farming village of Wadi Ghul. In the Jebel Akhdar range Jebel Shams (mountain of the Sun), the highest peak offers a spectacular view.  (It is advisable to wear light comfortable clothing and walking shoes). This area is home to weavers of heavy woollen rugs in distinctive red, black & brown geometric designs at a very reasonable price.

    Here guests will enjoy a buffet lunch (at own expense) at the Jabel Sham Motel.  

    After lunch guests will then return to port in plenty of time before the ship departs.

    Please note: It is advisable to wear light, comfortable clothing and walking shoes.  This tour does not operate on Fridays as the Nizwa Fort closes at 11:00 hrs.

    Included:

    • Transportation
    • English speaking Tour Guide 
    • Mineral Water 
  • Essential information

    Included in this tour

    • English Speaking Professional Driver
    • Transportation
    • Mineral Water
    ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1
    Activity Level Scale:
    1 - Easy going
    2 - Light Walking
    3 - Walking up to 2 km which may involve steps and Inclines
    4 - Quite Strenuous with walking, steps and Inclines
    5 - Hard Physical Activity
    There is a Maximum of 4 Pax per vehicle.

    Joining instructions

    You will be met at the port by a Cruising Excursions Representative who will bear a sign with the company's logo.
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