Half Day Tour to the North and Nakhl

Half Day Tour to the North and Nakhl

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  • Visit Nakhl Fort, an ancient stronghold with a rich history.
  • Experience the soothing Al Thowarah Hot Springs.
  • Explore the Al Bu Sayed dynasties' contributions to Nakhl's heritage.
  • Wander through a sprawling date palm plantation.
  • Capture the beauty of Seeb Souq by the seaside.
  • Mobile Vouchers accepted (No need to take the print)


Journey to Nakhl, a quintessential Omani village nestled at the base of majestic mountains, benefiting from an abundant water source. Begin with a pick-up from your hotel in Muscat and head towards Nakhl Fort, an ancient marvel with roots dating back to pre-Islamic times. Indulge in the mineral-rich waters of Al Thowarah Hot Springs, providing a serene and therapeutic experience. 


Start your journey near a place called Shatti Al-Qurum. As we head towards Nakhl, you will get to see something really cool – an ancient fortress sitting on top of a little hill. Even though we cannot go inside the fort right now (it is getting a makeover), we can still walk around it and enjoy the relaxing waters of Al Thowarah Hot Springs.
Nakhl is just a short two-hour drive from Muscat. Thanks to the Barka-Nakhl Dual Road project, finished in 2018, the journey is now not only easy but also full of beautiful views. Nakhl is like its own special paradise with lots of date plantations and big mountains to the north.
One of the main things people love to do in Nakhl is visit the Nakhl Fort. It is like the superstar of the village, attracting people from all over Oman. The fort is not just a building; it is like a time capsule filled with memories from the past. But Nakhl has more to offer than just the fort. Looking at it is amazing and makes you wonder how clever the villagers were in ancient times. They built the fort on top of a big rock or maybe a hill – it is like a puzzle that makes everyone curious.
Especially on weekends, especially during the winter, lots of tourists and locals come here. They enjoy the cooler weather and also love that it is easy to get close to nature and try out different activities. Nakhl is not just a place; it is a mix of history, nature, and fun waiting to be explored! Now, let us dive into the history of Nakhl, especially the Al Bu Sayed dynasties. These families played a big role in making Nakhl what it is today. After that, we will stroll through places filled with date palm trees – it is like a green paradise that shows how fertile and lovely Nakhl's surroundings are.
Our next stop is at Seeb Souq, which is right by the sea. It is a perfect spot to take pictures of the beautiful views along the coast. Imagine the sea, the sky, and everything in between – it is like a painting coming to life. Finally, we will wrap up our tour at Avenue Mall before smoothly heading back to your hotel. This is where our delightful half-day adventure in Nakhl ends. It has been a journey filled with history, nature, and beautiful sights.
So, from the pick-up at your hotel to exploring Nakhl's ancient fortress, soaking in hot springs, learning about its history, wandering through date palm plantations, capturing coastal views at Seeb Souq, and ending at Avenue Mall – it has been a half-day of discovery and fun. Get ready to bring home some amazing memories from Nakhl!


Departure Timings: 02:00pm
Duration: 4 hours (including the tranfers time)
Starting Point: You will be picked up from your Hotel, please be ready 20minutes before the pick up time 
Ending Point: Same as start point
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  • Hotel Pick up and Drop Off
  • Nakhl Fort entrance 
  • Al Thowarah Hot Spring
  • Date Palm Plantation
  • Souq of Seeb visit


  • Gratuities 
  • Any Meal

Redemption Info

You can show your mobile or printed voucher to the Driver or Guide who will come to pick you up from your Hotel. 
In loss of voucher/ticket, company is not liable for any refund.
Ticket/ Voucher is valid to the travel date you choose.

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Voucher Information : Mobile and Paper Voucher are accepted !
Please mention your Hotel name at the time of making the booking.
In case you have not booked your hotel, do not worry, our customer care team will get in touch with you after making the booking to receive the details.
The service provider will pick you up from most of the major hotels. The pick up time can vary. The service provider will confirm the precise time by email one day before the tour date
Tour starts @ 2pm, but pick up is 30-60 minutes before.
Supplement cost will be applicable for Hotel pickup after tha airport.
The vehicle will wait for only 5 minutes for the guest at hotel, so that the other guestes at the next Hotel pick up location do not get delayed
Smoking is not allowed in the vehicles.
Photographing local ladies is not permitted. 
Schedules are likely to change in the Holy month of Ramadan.
Disclaimer: Due to traffic issues, public holidays, weather conditions and unforeseen circumstances, there might be sudden changes in the route or in the schedule. Traffic congestion and road closures - may cause delays and changes to the route. We’ll do all we can to provide a smooth and frequent service! No refund will be offered for any changes or  cancelations due to any unforeseen circumstances .

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No Cancellation Charges up to 24 hours before the chosen travel date. 100% cancellation fee will apply if cancelled within 24 hours of travel date.