Nizwa is located some 80 miles (129 kilometers) from Muscat, the capital of Oman.
If you'd like to explore Nizwa, why not check out the Nizwa Fort?.
Try not to limit yourself to Nizwa, because this region has been blessed with a wealth of scenic and cultural attractions waiting to be explored. Nakhal, lays 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the southwest, and Musannah can be found 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the south.
An excellent way to really understand a spot is by knowing about its earlier days. Don't miss the archeological sites while you are in the area.
If you're the type who prefers life's gentler pursuits while on vacation, Nizwa offers great beach combing and sunbathing.
Be sure to take your tastebuds on a tour through the flavors and aromas of Oman. Cooks in this region commonly use fish and lamb in their kitchens. Favorite local specialties are mashuai (spit-roasted kingfish) and maqbous (rice dish), but naturally there are many other fine meal options for foodies to try. To end your Oman meal, you can't go past lokhemat (balls of deep fried flour and yeast). To wrap up your experience, try a tea. It is a popular non-alcoholic drink in this region.
When it's time to say goodbye to Nizwa, head to the nearest major airport located in Muscat, 65 miles (105 kilometers) away.