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A Drive from Dubai to Ibri, Nizwa, Hamra and Bahla

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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A Weekend in Oman | A Drive from Dubai to

Ibri, Nizwa, Hamra and Bahla

 

[Weekend 3: Ibri, Nizwa, Hamra and Bahla]

Every Mondays, we promised to give you a weekend guide to every beautiful spot in Oman. Thanks to our expert, Toufic Abou Nader, this is this weekends plan! If you want to find out what you missed on last week’s plan, you can click HERE.

 

[Rolling in a Sedan]

  • The drive

Get to Al Ain and cross Mezyad border. Cross Ibri all the way to Nizwa, Bahla and Hamra.

  • Things to see

Bahla fort, Nizwa fort, Ibri Fort, Hootah cave, Nizwa Souq, Nizwa cattle auction market (on Friday early morning), Wadi Damm and Jabel al Kawr

  • Things to do

Sightseeing, hiking, canyoneering, photography, camping and rock climbing.

  • Notes

Hire a 4×4 or a tour operator to experience more activities in the area.

For Map Details Click [Here]

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[Rolling in a 4×4]

  • The drive

Get to Al Ain and cross Mezyad border. Cross Ibri all the way to Nizwa, Bahla and Hamra.

  • Things to see

Bahla fort, Nizwa fort, Ibri Fort, Hootah cave, Nizwa Souq, Nizwa cattle auction market (on Friday early morning), Wadi Damm, Jabel al Kawr, Snake Canyon, Wadi Bani Awf, Jabel Shams and Jabel Akhdar

  • Things to do

Sightseeing, hiking, canyoneering, photography, camping, via ferrata and rock climbing.

  • Notes

Hire a tour operator to experience more activities in the area.

For map details click [Here]

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