Enjoy the diverse tourist spots including water springs, castles, forts, wadis and natural parks, camping, and the old neighbourhood, in addition to local markets and water ponds of North A’Sharqiyah governorate.
North A’Sharqiyah has a variety of terrains. In winter, these places play an important role in enriching winter tourism, as the Sultanate, in general, and the Governorate of North A’Sharqiyah, in particular, offer elements attractive for tourism during winter.
Many springs in the area also attract visitors during the current period, notably in the Wilayat of Wadi Bani Khalid the Duwa Spring,Kinarah Spring, Al Matjar Spring, Al Makhda Spring, Al Hajir Spring, and Alalah Spring.
In the Wilayat of Dima Wa Ta’eein, there is the Al Falaj Spring, the Falaj Al Murr Spring (ancient irrigation system of water channel Al Sukhnah Spring and Al Misfat Spring.) These springs form a tourist asset for the governorate to preserve its natural beauty.
Of the most famous castles and forts, some are the Al Mantarib Fort in the Wilayat of Bidiya, the Bait Al Yahmadi in the Wilayat of Ibra, the Al Rawdha Castle and Al Khabib Fort in the Wilayat of Al Mudhaibi. They all play a vital role in highlighting the history of Oman. Then there are desert spots like the sands of Al Wahibah and camp spots like those in the Wilayat of Bidiya.
The local markets highlight crafts and industries that characterise each wilayat of the governorate and served as meeting spots for trade caravans in the olden times. Today, these markets are an important element for tourism in the governorate, especially winter tourism.
During this period, many markets get busy, particularly the Wednesday Market in the Wilayat of Ibra, Tuesday and Thursday markets in Samad A’Shan and Sinaw in the Wilayat of Al Mudhaibi, in addition to the Monday Market in the Wilayat of Wadi Bani Khalid.