Canyons & Terrace Villages Tour - OPAL225 Itinerary
Departing Muscat drive to Nakhal Oasis and tour 17th century Nakhl fortress, standing guard on rocky prominence the fort command a superb 360 degree view of the surrounding countryside. We further proceed to the mineral-laden springs of Ain Al Thowrah hot springs which flows out of a wadi and disappears into the nearby date plantations through a falaj channel. The spring is a highly important source of water for the locals since it irrigates about 90% of the surrounding land
The tour continues along jagged hills past palms and scattered dwellings to the river bed of the beautiful Wadi Bani Awf. Enjoy a cool and refreshing stop at the hidden water pools in a narrow gorge. Climbing higher, the panorama along this road carved into the mountain is spectacular. At the entrance to a narrow canyon, locally known as Snake Gorge, walk into the extraordinary village of Bild Sayt with its steep agricultural terraces spread below the village. Stop for lunch, stroll around the picturesque mud brick dwelling and meet friendly locals via Wadi Bani Awf and its panoramic views. Return to Muscat by Nizwa - Muscat Road.
Tour includes: Picnic lunch or Lunch at local restaurant /Water and Soft Drinks
Things suggested to carry along: Sunglasses/ Hat or a Cap / Camera / Comfortable and sturdy walking shoes.
Canyons & Terrace Villages Tour - OPAL225 Inclusions
Picnic lunch or Lunch at local restaurant /Water and Soft Drinks
Canyons & Terrace Villages Tour - OPAL225 Exclusions
Camera Fees, Shopping Costs
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