The Batinah Plain

Embark on a full day tour to visit the Barka fish market, Nakhl and Rustaq forts. This tour visits the traditional military forts which guard the base of the Jebal Al Akhdar massif. Leaving Muscat, you will drive along the expressway, past the airport and along the Batinah coast. The first stop is the bustling fishing village of Barka, where fishermen bring in their fresh catches early in the morning and sell them at the lively fish market. Nakhl is a short distance south of Barka and its 350-year-old fort is set in a gorge surrounded by a mountain enclave. In 1990, sympathetic restoration work began using traditional building materials and period furnishings. The carved master gate is believed to date back to the 1830s, during the reign of Sayyid Said bin Sultan.

 

Itineraries

Grand Tour of Oman

Muscat - Jabal Akhdar - Jabal Shams - Wahiba Sands - Raz Al Jinz - Salalah  

This Grand Tour of Oman gives you a comprehensive tour of all what Oman has to offer, with the opportunity to extend your time in the Northern region of Musandam, turning it from a two-week trip to a three-week trip.

15 days from £3995 p. p.

Slow Oman

Muscat - Jabal Akhdar - Wahiba Sands - Muscat  

What is a better way to experience Oman than to take your time, explore at a gentler pace and let this magical destination unfold slowly? This journey generally has you in each destination for three days rather than one or two, allowing for lazy afternoons with a good book beside the pool, or a potter through a local village before sitting down to a long lunch.

12 days from £2895 p. p.

Luxury Tour of Oman

Muscat - Jabal Akhdar - Wahiba Sands - Muscat - Zighy Bay  

This luxury tour of Oman uses the most fabulous hotels and private camps to ensure the overall experience is breathtakingly wonderful in every respect.

13 days from £4995 p. p.

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