Nakhal is a typical Omani village. It lies at the foothills of the mountains near an abundant source of water, which irrigates extensive date palm plantations. Your tour begins by driving along the magnificent Batinah coastline. You will stop and visit the local Fish Souq and the Historical Barka Souq. Proceeding to Barka you will see the Oasis of Nakhal, visit the 17th Century Fort and enjoy the invigorating waters of Al Thowarah Hot Springs. Your tour will then continue to the township of Rustaq complete with a visit to Al Hazm Fort before returning to Muscat. Picnic lunch and light refreshments included.