Wadi Bani Awf, a gorgeous (dried) river bed, skirts pretty villages (esp. Bilad Sayt), pools and waterfalls and provides some magnificent views of the country’s incredible landscape. Jebel Akhdar, a rocky mountain range, also provides many hiking and climbing opportunities for the adventurous tourist! Not far away also lie the Sands of Wahiba, a traditional dune desert that is very different from the country’s usually rocky terrain.
Finally, Nizwa, a pleasant town two hours away from Muscat, showcases the country’s antique and old fashioned charm in a nutshell through its beautiful fortresses and mud houses.
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