The Middle East is a popular destination among holiday makers for its uniqueness. in terms of its culture, heritage, and terrain. There are some countries in the Middle East that are more popular among tourists than their counterparts. One such country is Oman. Witnessing the fascinating attractions in Oman has been one of the primary drawing forces for tourists. One of the popular areas that many holiday makers seek to explore in Oman, is the Western Hajar. This is the mountainous region set along the Eastern Coast of the country and the area South West of Muscat is where you’d find the highest and the most dramatic part of Hajar, known as Western Hajar. Also known as Al Hajar al Gharbi. Due to the number of tourists who visit the region there are several hotels that have come up here. They organize special guided tours to this region, one of the hotels that specialise in this type of tours is, Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort.
The main attractions in the area are the swathe of desert that lies here and the main town of Nizwa. Which was once the cultural and administrative capital of Oman and is home to an impressive 17th-century fort.A visit to the fort and the traditional souk is a must do when in this part of the country. Al Hamar is another one of the attractions here mainly noted for its atmosphere and traditional design. Misfat al Abryeen is regarded as one of Oman’s most picturesque villages which is often visited to experience the authentic Omani lifestyle. Al Hoota cave too is located in the vicinity and is worth the detour as this is regarded as one of the geographical marvels in the area. A hike here is much recommended. There are specially designed 4×4 tours as well as guided trekking options available to tackle this terrain.
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