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Oman trekking tour

You will visit the most important attractions of Oman in this nine-day trip.

The attractive and diverse hiking trip of Muscat, the capital of Oman.  In this city, you will visit the main attraction of this city

You will climb the Western Hajar mountains and Jabal Shams, the highest mountain in Oman with a height of approximately 3000 meters, you will walk in beautiful villages with hospitable people.

Walking on the edge of the “Grand Canyon” of Oman and over the “Giant Valley”, you will enjoy the amazing views of this magnificent valley. 

In the sand dunes of Wahiba Sands, it gives you a pure feeling of the desert. You spend two nights in the desert and experience the sunrise and sunset in the sand dunes.

You will walk in the green oases of Wadi Bani Khalid and take a dip in its turquoise pools.  You will visit Nizwa, the former capital of Oman, with its enchanting bazaars and buildings, and return to Muscat after hiking in the Eastern Hajar Mountains.

Oman trekking tour summarized program

Day 1: Fly to Muscat transfer to Hotel

Day 2 : Muscat sightseeing , Transfer to Bilad Sayt

Day 3 : Driving to Berkat Al Sharaf then hiking down to Misfat al Abriyyin

Day 4 : Hiking in Jebel Shams and Grand Canyon of Oman – Transfer to Nizwa

Day 5 : Sightseeing in Nizva, Ibara and moving to the desert

Day6: Walking in Wadi Bani Khalid valley

Day 7 : Excursion and hiking in Wadi Tiwi

Day 8: Excursion in Wadi Shab – return to Muscat

 Day9 : Fly home

Oman trekking tour detailed itinerary

Day 1: Flight to Oman and Muscat.

Arriving in Muscat, transfer from the airport to the hotel.

Accommodation : Hotel

Day 2 : Muscat sightseeing , Transfer to Bilad Sayt

Visit the Grand Mosque of Sultan Qaboos, jewel of the Sultanate of Oman. Very richly decorated, it also houses a very pretty flower garden where the scent of jasmine floats. Then transfer to reach the village of Nakhl, visit its palm grove then have lunch at the restaurant. After the hike, transfer to Bilad Sayt(1010m), a pretty mountain village in the heart of Jebel Akhdar.

Accommodation : Guest house

Hiking 3km , 1 hrs
Difficulty 1/5
Transfer 153km , 2.5hrs
Elevation gain/loss 100m /-100m+
Max./Min. Elevation 50 m / 1010m

Day 3 : Driving to Berkat Al Sharaf then hiking down to Misfat al Abriyyin

In the morning, a transfer takes us to Berkat Al Sharaf(2060m) . Departure for a splendid descending hike towards the pretty little village of Misfat al Abriyyin.

The Al Hamra Valley looms before us; the Jebel Akhdar range passes beneath our feet until reaching Misfat al Abriyyin, an oasis of freshness with numerous date palms, banana trees, mango trees, papaya trees.

Accommodation : Guest house

Hiking 12.9km , 5.5 hrs
Difficulty 2/5
Transfer 153km , 2.5hrs
Elevation gain/loss +287m /-1344m
Max./Min. Elevation 2185 m / 925m

Day 4 : Hiking in Jebel Shams and Grand Canyon of Oman – Transfer to Nizwa

Today is a contemplative hike! The balcony trail follows the spectacular Ghul Canyon to an abandoned village. it is the second deepest canyon after the Grand Canyon of the Colorado. All along the route, the views are spectacular.  Return to the village of Al Khitaym and short transfer to visit the village of Al Hamra, one of the oldest in Oman, with Yemenite architecture.

Accommodation : Hotel

Hiking 12.9km , 5.5 hrs
Difficulty 1/5
Transfer 153km , 2.5hrs
Elevation gain/loss +287m /-1344m
Max./Min. Elevation 2185 m / 925m

Day 5 : Sightseeing in Nizva, Ibara and moving to the desert

Visit Nizwa city, the former capital and second most important city of Oman, located in a fertile green basin with an eight-kilometer strip of date plantations. You will visit the local market and then the fort. After visiting the old city of Ibra Ibra, you will move towards Bidiyah in Sharqiya province and from there you will move towards the Wahiba Sands desert camp and stay in the desert camp.

Accommodation : Desert camp

Hiking
Difficulty
Transfer 216km , 3hrs
Elevation gain/loss
Max./Min. Elevation

Day6: Walking in Wadi Bani Khalid valley

Before breakfast, walk in the sand dunes and return to the camp site, then you will go to Wadi Bani Khalid valley by car and start walking in this beautiful valley from Sayq Wadi Siq. You will move through palm groves and along traditional irrigation ditches and you can take a dip in the wonderful water pools of this valley.  After this pleasant walk, you will return to your desert camp to watch the desert sunset.

Accommodation : Desert camp

Hiking 12km , 4 hrs
Difficulty 1/5
Transfer 110km , 2hrs
Elevation gain/loss 162m /-59m+
Max./Min. Elevation 700m / 560m

Day7: Excursion and hiking in Wadi Tiwi

This morning, head to Wadi Tiwi, for a hike between palm groves and traditional villages along the falajs (ancestral irrigation canals). A few natural water swimming pools offer a welcome refreshing break. Swimming possible (unsupervised). Continuation of the day with a hike in the very pretty wadi Ta’ab. Stay at a local lodge near Wadi Tiwi

Accommodation : Local lodge

Hiking 10km , 3 hrs
Difficulty 1/5
Transfer 157km , 2.5hrs
Elevation gain/loss 500m /-500m+
Max./Min. Elevation 700m / 100m

Day8: Excursion in Wadi Shab – return to Muscat

If you want, you can swim in the sea before breakfast. Then we will go to Wadi Shab. From Wadi Shab, you will walk through a beautiful gorge and swim and play in its water pools and water caves. After lunch, you will return to the vehicles and drive together to Muscat.

Accommodation : Hotel

Hiking 6km , 2 hrs
1/5 1/5
Transfer 160km , 2hrs
Elevation gain/loss 200m /-200m+
Max./Min. Elevation 300m / 100m

Day 9: Fly home

Oman trekking tour services included

  • Complete organization of the trip from/to Muscat
  • 2 nights in Muscat in a hotel**** in a double room
  • 1 night in a hotel*** in Nizwa) in a double room
  • 3 nights in guesthouse (Misfath Al Abreen , Bilad Sayt and Tiwi) in a double room
  • 2 nights in Wüsencamp in Wahiba Sands in a double room
  • Full board (except on arrival and departure days)
  • Transport in an air-conditioned coaster/minibus/bus, including drinking water on board according to the travel program
  • Excursions and sightseeing according to the travel program including all applicable entrance fees
  • Airport transfers in Muscat with English speaking driver
  • 8 days transport in 4x4WD vehicles (max. 4 guests plus driver per vehicle) as per program
  • Occasionally English-speaking hiking guides during the hikes
  • Drinking water, entrance fees for the sights according to the program
  • all currently known taxes and fees

Oman trekking tour required equipment

  • Small day Backpack
  • Wind stoppers (polar jacket)
  • Light trekking pants
  • Light jacket
  • Warm hat
  • Light Trekking boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun creams
  • Headlight
  • Sticks , poles
mount damavand

Mount Damavand south face

Price : 500$

1PAX : 850$

2 PAX : 620$

3-5 PAX : 500$

6-8 PAX : 470$

9-10 PAX : 440$

11 and more : 410$

Duration : 9 days

Valid from  : November to March

Age requirement  : +12

Physical rating : 1/5

Join in : Muscat

End in : Muscat

Max Altitude : 2185m

Accommodation

2 nights in Muscat in a hotel****

1 night in a hotel*** in Nizwa)

3 nights in guesthouse (Misfath Al Abreen , Bilad Sayt and Tiwi)

2 nights in Wüsencamp in Wahiba Sands

Meals :

21 Breakfasts

21 lunches

21 dinners

Transportation : 

Private car all the road trip

4WD car in the mountainous roads

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