Oman:Nakhl Rustaq (Day Trip)- 'Fascinating Forts'

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Discover fascinating forts and explore the magic of Omani history.


  • Leave Muscat to explore Barka the seaside town with it's small souks
  • Visit the Pre-Islamic Fort of Nakhl
  • Discover the mineral-laden hot springs water in Nakhl


Leave Muscat and your first stop is at Barka a seaside town with small souks and a fort along the shoreline. As you approach Nakhl keep an eye out for the fortressthat sits on a hillock outside the town . The Fort's origin is Pre-Islamic with major contributions by the Al Ya'ruba and the Al Bu Sayed dynasties. You visit the fort. Visit the mineral-laden hot springs water in Nakhl. Picnic Lunch under one of the many shades. You then move to Rustaq for a photo stop for another Pre-Islamic fort. Later in the evening you return to Muscat.


Soft drinks and entrance to forts Services of an English-Speaking driver cum guide Excursions in a Saloon Car Picnic Lunch or Lunch in a local restaurant

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