On the way to Jebel Shams, you visit Nizwa with its souk and fort, followed by a walk through the old village of Al Hamra. Al Hamra is an old village, restored by the government to depict how Oman’s population lived in previous centuries. You have the opportunity to admire the noble houses with their three storeys. Some of them are several hundred years old. Pay a visit to Bait Al Safa, a renovated building run by women of the village. They demonstrate old practices such as milling, colouring, cooking and more. Drive up Jebel Shams, the highest mountain of the Arabic world and reaches 3075 m above sea level. The drive to the peak is adventurous. You reach the abyss of the Omani Grand Canyon and enjoy breathtaking views.
Daily; Duration: 10 hours; Distance: 550 km; Pick-up time: 7.30 am