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Private Day Tour of Rustaq - Voyage into the Past

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    After pickup from your central Muscat hotel, meet your guide and relax into your private, air-conditioned car or minibus. Let your guide know if you have any preferences for what’s ahead: your tour is private, so the itinerary can be tailored to suit your interests.
    Begin with a drive north to the coastal town of Baka. Hop out at the morning fish market, and with your guide, explore the stalls piled with fresh tuna, marlin, crabs and more. Watch the vendors haggle over their wares, and learn about the daily rituals of the fishermen and locals.
    Visit Barka souk and then see inside Bait Na'am, a fortified house dating from the 1600s. Admire the square and round towers, and take in the restored interiors, furnished as they would have been centuries ago. See the main quarters, secret passages and other rooms as your guide details the lives of the imams who once stayed here.
    Next, drive through the picturesque fields of Oman’s main agricultural region toward Al Hazm, a hilltop fort considered one of the country’s finest.
    Delve into the maze-like corridors, living quarters and cells, and ogle the magnificent wooden doors, richly carved with religious verse.
    Continue to Rustaq Fort, a large, three-level fort surrounded by palm groves. Take photos of the exterior as your guide explains how the town of Rustaq was Oman’s capital during the 1600s and 1700s.
    Next, drive through beautiful wadis to the oasis of Nakhl, and visit Nakhl Fort, a magnificent fort set against a backcloth of jagged mountains.
    Finish at Thowarah, where natural springs form a stream under shady palm trees. Ogle the idyllic setting and perhaps paddle in the warm waters before your tour ends back at your Muscat hotel.
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    Date of experience: February 2018
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