114
trips planned in the last hour
8.8
out of 10
Trustscore rating
©

Nizwa trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Nizwa

Once the capital of the sultanate, Nizwa stands as one of the longest-established urban areas in the country, and has retained its traditional core. Though some of the glitz and industry of the modern world has been added on the periphery, the center of town possesses some old architectural highlights, the focal points of many walking tours of Nizwa. The buzz of commerce in the old souq in the center of town has become a scene to witness and get lost in during visits to the city, with traditional handicrafts and agricultural products sold here. Nizwa is in Ad-Dakhiliyah Governorate. Explore the family-friendly attractions of Nizwa and add them to your vacation plans using our Oman trip planner .
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Nizwa

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Nizwa

Nizwa has relatively few accommodations to offer its guests, drawn to the historical core of the former capital. The relative lack of tourist infrastructure may well be what's keeping the traditional feel of the city center alive. A couple of standard hotels can be found in the center, and a few more in the towns to the north and south along Highway 21. The capital, Muscat, lies about an hour and a half's drive to the north-east along a good quality highway. Most visitors simply visit Nizwa during a day trip from the capital.
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close

Places to visit with Nizwa

Recently planned trips to Nizwa

7 days in Oman BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA January, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Oman BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA January, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Oman BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES December, teens, kids, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Oman BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES December, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Oman BY A USER FROM ROMANIA January, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Oman BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Oman BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Oman BY A USER FROM QATAR October, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Oman BY A USER FROM INDIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Oman BY A USER FROM KENYA November, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Oman BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES October, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Oman BY A USER FROM INDIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans