With a history dating right back to 3,000 BC, Oman's unspoilt land could tell a thousand tales.
*dress code: long sleeves and full-length trousers for men and women. Tour Code: 2 FASCINATING FORTS Duration 9 Hours 450 kms Nizwa, capital of interior, is the birthplace ofislam in thesultanate of Oman.
Nizwa boast of the famous Round Tower Fort, built in the 17th century, and its Souq renowned for its Friday cattle auction, intricately hand-curved "khanjars"(daggers) and ornamental silver jewellery.
With its natural harbor, Muscat means 'Anchorage' and lies in natural volcanic bowl.
Our tour of the Grand mosque*(except Friday) and Bait Al Zubair Museum (except Friday) is a brief introduction that traces Oman's history and development.
Drive along the waterfront cornice visiting the Fish market and the colorful mattrah souq.
We proceed for photostop to magnificent Al Alam Palace, official palace of his Majesty Sultan Qaboos, flanked by the 16th century portugese forts mirani & jalali.
Jabrin, the finest of Oman's castles build in the last 17th century, become a seat of Omani learning.
And what better way than with Zahara Tours, Oman's leading destination and Leisure Management Company.
We cover everything from desert safaris and twilight cruises, to scuba-diving and deep-sea fishing.
So it is no wonder that the sultanate has such an abundance of hidden treasures.
From the grand forts, exquisite palaces and mystical souqs of the capital Muscat, to the undulating dunes, fresh water wadis and miles upon miles of unspoilt sandy beaches, Oman is just waiting to be discovered.