AL HOOTA CAVES
AL HOOTA CAVES (Duration: 09 Hours – 350 KM)
The highlight of this trip is a visit to the latest attraction in the Nizwa region , the Al Hoota caves. Depart Muscat to Nizwa. Visit first the famous Round Tower Fort, built in the 17th century, and the Souq renowned for its Friday cattle auction, intricately hand-carved “Khanjars” (daggers) & ornamental silver jewellery. Proceed to the Al Hoota caves where one gets a chance to view stalactites and stalagmites as well as an underground lake. The show-cave can only be reached by visitors in an electrical train that runs through a tunnel alongside the main entrance. The show-cave is equipped with pathways and special lighting system. Guided tours provide explanations and are customized according to visitor's expectations. Enroute to Muscat visit the pretty village of Birkat Al Mauz situated at the foothills of Jebel Akhdar (Green Mountains). Enjoy a walk through its oasis and dense date plantations;4WD TOURS RECOMMENDED FOR THE ENERGETIC AND ADVENTUROUS ONLY.
** PICNIC LUNCH ADDITIONAL COST US $ 15 PER PERSON