Drive from Muscat towards al Dakhliya region. Visit jabel Akhdar highking and gorgeous village of Birkat Al Mauz
In Arabic Jebel Jebel Akhdar means “Green Mountain, but it’s also recognized as the Sayq Plateau. Your travel guide will take you on a tour of your life. He will guide you to the gorgeous village of Birkat Al Mauz, placed at the bottom of Jebel Akhdar mountain. Marvel in the ancient streets of uninhabited homes made of straw and mud. Our guide will escort you to the summit of the Jebel Akhdar, also popular for its fruit, rose and nut plantations. On the top you will also find several small villages which harvest a variety of things. Relying opon the season one can explore the famous rose water factory because rose water made in Jebel Akhdar is really famous in the Oman sultanate. From a high point, witness the villages that rests vertiginously to the rock walls and also the tableland rose plantations.
If you want a bit more adventure, you can also hike W18b from Al Aqur village, and our guide will meet you at the adjacent village. Discover the gorgeous hanging gardens prior to heading towards Wadi Bani Habib your last stop of this trip. A picturesque little uninhabited village rested on a wadi, there’s a trek to arrive at the village but one can also observe it from the road. Nonetheless, this full day Jebel Akhtar trip is a wonderful way to escape the extreme heat of Oman due to the cool mountain air.
Per person cost is based on group of 4 person as minimum
What you will do
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Please note that this tour is on request basis and can be started any day of the week. In case we are not able to secure the accommodation as per the above program we would give you the option of operating the tour in reverse
All Museum / forts visits are subject to change without notice. Museums are normally closed on, Fridays, Saturdays and Public Holidays. Similarly visits to forts may be changed without notice since certain forts are often closed temporarily for renovations on a regular basis.