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The agency Al Maalam Tours is closed. This website is now designed to connect travelers and guides (who have worked for Al Maalam tours before) together.

WEEK-END CANYONING & HIKING

2 DAYS

A 2-days trip in Wadi Bani Awf : canyoning in the famous Snake Canyon and mountain hiking to discover remote and secluded mountain oasis.

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Difficulty :

Level 3

Environment :

Mountain, Wadi

Activities :

Trekking     Canyoning & Aquatic hiking    

Accomodation :

Hotel, apartment, mountain hut, ect... X 1

DAY 1 : Canyoning in the lower Snake Canyon

DAY 1 : Canyoning in the lower Snake Canyon

DAY 1 : Canyoning in the lower Snake Canyon

DAY 1 : Canyoning in the lower Snake Canyon

DAY 1 : Canyoning in the lower Snake Canyon

DAY 1 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 1 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 1 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 1 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 1 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 1 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 1 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 1 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 1 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 1 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 1 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 1 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 1 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 1 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 1 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 1 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 1 : Mountain hut Bimah - Dormitory

DAY 1 : Mountain hut Bimah - Dormitory

DAY 1 : Mountain hut Bimah - Dormitory

DAY 1 : Mountain hut Bimah - Dormitory

DAY 1 : Mountain hut Bimah - Dormitory

DAY 1 : Mountain hut Bimah - Dormitory

DAY 2 : Hike From Bimah to Balad Sit

DAY 2 : Hike From Bimah to Balad Sit

DAY 2 : Hike From Bimah to Balad Sit

DAY 2 : Hike From Bimah to Balad Sit

DAY 2 : Hike From Bimah to Balad Sit


Prices always change according to the number of travellers in the group.

As the agency is closed, these prices are only informative. They were the prices of the agency for the season 2015-2016.


 
Number of people
Price per person in OMR
Price per person in USD
Other currencies*
1
305
798
2
165
432
3
120
314
4
100
262
5
100
262
6
100
262
7
100
262
8
100
262
9
100
262
10
95
249
11
95
249


* The conversions to Euro are just informative. All conversions on the internet are made using a mid-market rate which is always more intersting than the one used by currency exchange services and banks.

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DETAILED PROGRAM
With walking times, ascent and descent, driving times, and difficulty level
 


 

TECHNICAL SHEET
What you have to bring, the prices, what is included and what is not, and advices
 


 

MAPS
Some maps with the itinerary of the tour
 


 

COUNTRY GUIDE
Some general, cultural, and practical information about Oman


 


 


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DAY 1


      Transfer Nizwa - Bimah


      Canyoning in the lower Snake Canyon

The Snake Canyon is a very narrow canyon located in Wadi Bani Awf. In some parts of the canyon, you can touch both sides at the same time… We'll start from the secondary entrance. No abseiling is required. You'll just have fun by jumping (max 4 meters), sliding, walking in the water and short swimming! For thoses who don't want to jump, we install short abseils.

- Level 2    
- Approximative length : 3 heures

      Transfer Zamah - Bimah


      Mountain hut Bimah

A very nice and pleasant place to stay, located in the heart of Wadi Bani Awf, only a few steps from the Snake Canyon and 5 minutes drive (or 5 hours hike) from Balad Sit. It's a rustic but beautiful mountain hut with 4 dormitory (4 to 10 persons on bunkbeds), 2 private rooms, and 3 bathrooms with hot shower. Located in a natural and peacfull environment, you'll find in the garden many paces to chill and relax after hiking...

Dormitory
Dormitories from 4 to 10 persons with bunkbeds and A/C. Petit-dejeuner et diner pris a l'hotel


DAY 2


      Hike From Bimah to Balad Sit

We start in Bimah and walk up the wadi until the village of Selmah where only 3 families (3 brothers) are living. We then walk our way up through the palm gardens and go on util a very narrow path. From there we see Balad Sit, another bigger village. We walk down to the village and enjoy a tour in the gardens. We finaly find a very narrow gorge which we follow until we find the car.

- Level 3    
- Approximative length : 5 heures
- Elevation gain/loss : +600m/-500m
- Walking time : 4 a 5 heures

      Transfer Balad Sit - Nizwa





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