Private Tour: The Grand Canyon of Oman and Jebel Shams Day Trip

Private Tour: The Grand Canyon of Oman and Jebel Shams Day Trip
Outdoor Activities > Nature & Wildlife > Nature & Wildlife
$517
Duration: 8 hours
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Leave Muscat to travel via Fanjah, Izki and Nizwa. Stop at Nizwa for a stroll through the Old Capital of Oman. Visit the region of Al Hamra, drive along Wadi Nakhr. Make your way up to Jebel Shams, the highest peak in Oman at 3000 metres and stop at Misfat Al Abrein, a picturesque village strapped on to the side of a mountain.

At 08:30 hrs you will be picked up from your hotel or accommodation in Muscat city to board a 4x4 to travel via Fanjah, Izki and Nizwa. You will stop at Nizwa for a stroll through the Old Capital of Oman before moving onto Al Hamra. Once you have reached the region of Al Hamra you will visit the scenic Wadi Ghul and stop at the old village of Ghul to see the abandoned Persian ruins.

Moving on you will drive along Wadi Nakhr, also referred to as the Grand Canyon with breathtaking views. At the end of the Wadi is a village where rugs with bright colors and designs are made by local weavers. Visit the local weaver and haggle for their wares. You will then have a picnic lunch.

After lunch you will make your way up to Jebel Shams, the highest peak in Oman at 3000 metres. From there you will have an outstanding view deep into the Grand Canyon of Oman. On your way back to Muscat, you will stop at Misfat Al Abrein, a picturesque village strapped on to the side of a mountain. As you walk around this beautiful village where time has come to a standstill, you will be moved by the simplicity and friendliness of the people. Return to Muscat by 16:30 approximately.

Leave Muscat to travel via Fanjah, Izki and Nizwa. Stop at Nizwa for a stroll through the Old Capital of Oman. Visit the region of Al Hamra, drive along Wadi Nakhr. Make your way up to Jebel Shams, the highest peak in Oman at 3000 metres and stop at Misfat Al Abrein, a picturesque village strapped on to the side of a mountain.