Damask Rose Hunting in Oman’s Jebel Al Akhdar – The Scent of Eden!

When you’re thinking of all the flowers and the fragrances they contain, if you’ve experienced that of a Damask Rose, it would always be at the top of your mind. Want to know more about Damask Rose hunting in Oman?

1) What is the Damask Rose

The Damask Rose is a rose hybrid that is well regarded for its fragrance and is popularly harvested to make oil for perfumes and for rose water. Its petals are edible and are used for various herbal tea blends.

2) Where to find it

Found in abundance in Jabal Akhdar, tourists from all corners of the world travel here during the annual Damask Rose season to witness this sight of beauty.

3) Where to stay while searching

If you’re planning all the things to do in Nizwa, and Damask Rose hunting is your priority, you’ll find plenty of great places to choose from that are nearby to where these lovely flowers are found, such as the Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort for example.

4) What it’s like

These flowers are a marvel to observe, and their harvest even more so. You’ll learn many things about the Damask Rose and the myriad of ways in which it is used.

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Nizwa Souq: The Best Place to Shop in Nizwa – Enjoy a spending spree!

A small town in Oman, Nizwa offers plenty for travellers looking to take home authentic souvenirs! A centre of Omani culture, the Souq itself is a great place to visit if you need a raw experience. Interested in learning all there is about the best place to shop in Nizwa?

1). What Is Nizwa Souq

Nizwa Souq is made up of a primary entrance which contains a series of sections within. There is a date market, an organic produce market but the majority of stalls are showcasing textiles, pottery and various antique items.

2). What to See

Fridays are particularly interesting to visit the souq on as Bedouins and traditional Omani folk come by to trade animals, especially goats. While you tick items off your list of things to do in Nizwa if you’re keen on looking for a place to stay there are options like Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort for example.

3). Facts About Nizwa Souq

Entrance to the souq itself is free but you’ll want to spend money on items inside! There’s also a huge free carpark outside.

4). What to Eat

You’ll want to energise, so why not experiment and try the camel kebab! There’s plenty of food stalls near the carpark so you’ll not be left lacking in options.

Caleb Falcon is a travel writer who specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers. Google+