Nizwa cattle souq for friday
Nizwa Cattle Market
Full day Tour
Drive from Muscat to Nizwa 170 Km, 2 hrs.
Arrival in Nizwa and visit Nizwa Fort, Nizwa Souq, Nizwa, Watch Tower, (Cattle Market, Bird Market, Carpet Market only on Fridays)
The dolphin watching and snorkeling tour Starts from Marina Bandar in the private yacht or sharing yacht, Muscat’s waters are teeming with wildlife, including whales, dolphins, turtles, all kinds of wild fish, and tropical fish swimming around coral reefs. Even if you’re unlucky and don’t see dolphins, the coastline is great and snorkeling is fine. You can swim in the sea every day of the year and see dolphins almost every day. Once you spot the dolphins, watching their acrobatic performance is thrilling. You can see many kinds of tropical fish and you may even see one or two turtles grabbing food on the reef. Snorkeling is available most days of the year.
Nizwa Fort :- The erection of Nizwa fort, which was started in the seventeenth century by Sultan Bin Saif Al Yarubi, the utmost important member of the Yarubi tribe, and finished in twelve years, has a long and illustrious history. However, this Fort was constructed by Imam Al Sultan bin Malik Al Kharusi during the ninth century.
Nizwa Tower:- The foundation extends 30 meters (98 feet) underground. One of the most interesting features is the drum-like cylindrical tower about 45 meters (148 feet) in diameter and about 34 meters (112 feet) high. Two cannons guard the tower’s entrance, as well as a labyrinth of rooms, high-ceilinged halls, doorways, terraces, narrow staircases and corridors that give you a deeper look at the ingenuity of Omani architecture.
Nizwa Souq (Market):- which is close to the Nizwa fort, will offer you a taste of the past of Oman because most of its buildings still feature the country’s historical buildings. Based on what you wish to purchase, the souq is divided into separate sections; You can witness locals purchasing Omani Pottery, Silver jewelry, Handicrafts, Spices, Frankincense, Traditional Omani attire for both men and women, Traditional Khanjars (Dagger), Perfumes, Dates and Dates Honey, Meat, fruits and vegetables, Omani Traditional Sweet Halwa. The remaining of its souq offers distinctive mementos like fresh dates, lamps, and taqiya headgear. The typical Omani souq marketplace is the most incredible location to observe how the community market functions.
Jabreen Castle:- Jabreen Castle rises majestically from the neighboring plain without opposition. Even though there is an abundance of defenses, Jabreen is among the most charming and well-preserved fortresses out there. Hence it’s worth the struggle to scale another series of battlements. You’ve to head towards the flagpole for a bird’s-eye glimpse of the courtyard with honeycomb windows at the keep’s center. The spaces here have unique colored ceilings. In contrast to other castles and forts in Oman, Jabreen Castle was constructed in 1675 by Imam Bil-Arab Bin Sultan and served as a significant hub of education for Islamic law, medicine, and astrology. Within the extensive battlements, there’s a great deal to understand about the castle’s history.