HOOTA CAVE AND NIZWA TOUR
DURATION 8 hours
Enjoy Hoota cave and Nizwa Tour from Muscat city to discover the enchanting Al Hoota caves, Hajar mountain and proceed to the historic Nizwa Fort and bustling souk. You can also explore the picturesque town of Birkat al Mauz.
Al Hosni Travels representative will pick you up from your hotel to start your wonderful tour. The tour start from Muscat. Visit the enchanting Al Hoota caves, enjoy with their stalactites and stalagmite formations and an underground lake with blind fish and head towards to Nizwa, Oman’s cultural capital and home to some of its most significant structures. Along the way, stop at a charming ancestral village called Birkat Al Mawz, which sits at the base of Jebel Akhdar (Green Mountain). Birkat Al Mawz is one of the most famous villages in ruins in the Sultanate. With the 2 sets of ruins, a large banana plantation and the scenic surroundings.
In Nizwa, admire the central fort and its giant cannon tower; walk through the traditional souq (market), It is one of the oldest markets in the country and you will find fruit, meat, sweets, pottery, souvenirs and antiques... and, of course, enjoy a local restaurant for lunch.
After lunch, visit the unique Jabreen Castle, built in the 17th century. One of the most intricately decorated and beautifully furnished castles in Oman. It has magnificent plasterwork, carved doors, and painted wooden beams. You'll also see Jebel Shams—one of the most famous mountains in Oman—and one of the oldest towns in the region, Oman Bahla, before heading back to your hotel.