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Nizwa and Jebal Shams Grand canyon

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    Visit oman .Drive to Jebal Shams which is Located in the western Hajar. Its name means ‘Sun Mountain’ the highest point lies at 3010 metres .this Mountain is the highest Mountain in Oman .

    The drive takes around 1.5hrs to the base of the mountain. Travel via Fanjah, Izki and Nizwa. Stop at Nizwa for a walk through the ancient Capital of Oman . Then Drive to Al Hamra and stop at. Wadi Ghul, from here a 30 minute off road drive takes you into the wadi past small villages and water pools to Wadi Nakhr, at the end of the wadi. At the bottom of the wadi is Oman’s Grand Canyon with a Breath taking View. wadi ghul is well worth a visit, You may wish to take a short walk or even a mountain bike into this dramatic and pretty wadi that takes us on a journey through more than half a billion years of geological time.

    When you arrive at the end of the Wadi you will see a village famous for its famous bright colors rugs and designs. From Here reach Jebel Shams, the highest peak in Oman at 3000 meters.

        The views offer spectacular views of Wadi Nakhr. Visit the local weaver and haggle for their wares. You will stop at misfat on your way Back, Al Abrein, a picturesque village strapped on to the side of a mountain. this tours is one of our top ranked tour Among our Muscat Tours .Return To Muscat .
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    Reviewed 11 June 2019

    Grand Canyon in Al Hajar Mountains is one of the best places in Oman. The place is well know for its natural beauty and its a good Sunrise point [better on 4 am]. I recommend to drive to Jebel Shams in a 4x4 vehicle to...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank euginepj
    Reviewed 12 March 2019 via mobile

    The tour was great and the tour guide is very helpful to explain all the dos and donts. I had booked another tour with them but was cancelled due to weather conditions. Will definitely book with them again.

    Thank mychtraveller
    Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

    Was even better than I expected! Was picked up on time by my tour guide who was very lovely and answered any questions I had through the day. Spent time walking around the Souq in Nizwa before heading to the canyons which were unreal! Highly...More

    6  Thank LeahM2205
    Reviewed 22 October 2018

    It was very good and interesting trip. Oure tour guide was excellent. He was very kind and explain about Oman history, life and culture. Hi did that interesting and give for us very good overview. thanks a lot!

    Date of experience: October 2018
    2  Thank Discover828197
    Reviewed 17 June 2018

    It was a fantastic tour. My guide Abdullah was the best guide I have ever had. He was very knowledgeable and went out of his way to make sure I saw everything I wanted to and had a fantastic time.

    Date of experience: May 2018
    4  Thank sweetncute69
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