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Private Day Trip To Nizwa & Jabal Shams (The Grand Canyon Of Oman) provided by Discover Oman Tours

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Private Day Trip To Nizwa & Jabal Shams (The Grand Canyon Of Oman)

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You'll spend a day exploring some of Oman history and culture, Nizwa it was capital of Oman 500 years ago, and it was the capital of Islamic culture in 2015, We will take you on a tour between the ancient market of Nizwa. Next To Nizwa Market is Nizwa fort and castle the fort its been build in 1649 and the castle been build 888. The fort is a museum today. From there we driver up to Jabal Shams( The Grand Canyon Of Oman) 3009 Meters, offering existing off road experience and fantastic view. • Explore the culture & Nature & landscape of Oman on this day trip • Travel in comfort in 4x4 vehicle • Explore the Grand Canyon of Oman • Stop for photo in the ancient village of Wadi Ghul • Private Day Trip • Pick up and Drop off your Hotels, Port (For shore excursions passengers), Airport, Residence • All fees and taxes Included
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  • 1
    Nizwa Souk
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Nizwa Fort Oman
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Wadi Ghul - Oman's Grand Canyon
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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Important Information
8–9 hours
  • Transportation by Air-Conditioned Vehicle 4WD
  • Bottled water
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • English speaking Guide
  • Hotels, Port, Airport, Residence Pick up and drop off
  • Private Tour
  • Private Transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Nizwa Souk
  • Entry/Admission - Wadi Ghul - Oman's Grand Canyon
  • Lunch
  • Nizwa Fort Entrance ticket not include it
  • Entry/Admission - Nizwa Fort Oman
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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hargraves67 wrote a review Feb 2020
Ilkley, United Kingdom5 contributions
This trip was the highlight of our week in Oman . We visited Oman not really knowing what to expect . What a hidden gem . We chose this trip to give us a taste of the scenery and culture of the country away from the coast . Fahed was a wonderful guide , he tailored our trip to
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Date of experience: February 2020
Jon H wrote a review Feb 2020
Manchester103 contributions62 helpful votes
Be prepared for a long day out, but it's worth every minute of your time. Nizwa is full of traditional charm with it's Fort and Souqs, The trip up Jebel Sham and the Canyon views are spectacular. Our drive Achmed, was brilliant and interacted with us all day. He even took us to
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Date of experience: February 2020
James F wrote a review Feb 2020
3 contributions1 helpful vote
سليم‎ [Salīm] was a very knowledgeable + friendly guide. Tip: Plan your trip early in your itinerary! Seriously consider an overnight stay at Jebel Shams so you can descend into + fully experience the "Grand Canyon of Oman". If you are a 'foodie' I predict that you will be
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Date of experience: January 2020
pink4774 wrote a review Feb 2020
London, United Kingdom2 contributions
This trip is so worthwhile. The journey is fascinating passing through an ever changing landscape. Very dramatic. Jabel Shams is breathtakingly beautiful. Niswa, the Old Capital with market Fort and castle has been restored perfectly. Don’t forget to have a delicious Omani
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Date of experience: February 2020
Ile wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution
The trip is a bit pricey but I don't regret purchasing the package. The agency is flexible to adjusting the itinerary based on what you are most interested in visiting and the guide was very cordial and prepared. Would certainly recommend and purchase a similar itinerary if i
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Date of experience: January 2020
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By: Discover Oman Tours
Worth the trip up to Jabel Akhdhar
Our guide Salim arrive on time and we travel to Nizwa. The fort alone is worthe the trip. Alos went up to the green
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Fantastic insight into Muscat.
Our guide for this half day tour was Salim. His local knowledge was amazing and made the tour. From the outset we w
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If Oman is for you, you will like this tour!
We were two people on this private tour with our guide David. Everything went as planned. Pickup on time, hotels ad
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Day Trip to Wahiba Sands
Its an amazing Desert with soft sands, camels around walking happily, very nice for Dunes Bashing and Sunset photo
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Amazing Tour and guide!!
We enjoyed this tour so much!! Our guide, Salim, was friendly, knowledgeable and made the day special and fun! It
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This tour is an absolute must!!
My teenage daughter and I arranged a full day stopover in Muscat, with plans to get out and see the city. I have al
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Amazing Omani experience with Abdullah
Our group of 3 arrived in Oman not knowing what to expect but we left more than impressed by the surreal beauty of
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Great intro to Muscat
We arranged this tour for our second day in Muscat. We were pleased when it was Abdullah who met us in our hotel lo
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Excellent family day with Abdullah
We spent a great day with Abdullah, who took us (family of four) to Wadi Shab and Bimmah Sinkhole in December, 2019
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Wadi beni khalid and desert
Even if the road to the wadi and the desert was long from Muscat (3 hours) it was the best experience we had in Oma
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Extraordinary !!
We (2 adults and 2 kids of 4 and 8) did the Jawahir tour (wadi Ben Khalid, wahiba sands, one night in desert camp,
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What an amazing day
Thank you Khliad for such a wonderful day. Our guide picked us up on time. We travelled in a very comfortable 4x4.
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Amazing 2-day overnight tour!
This tour was a great introduction to the beauty and history of Oman. Abdullah, the tour guide, was friendly, acco
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Great Introduction to Muscat
After flying in late the day before this was a great introduction to Muscat city and we received a lot of additiona
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Really nice tour and great guide.
Abdulla the tour guide appeared on time, knows the area and it history, intellectual guy, very helpful and nice. We
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  • Duration: 8–9 hours
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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