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GREAT TREK OF OMAN

14 DAYS

A challenging trekking tour for experienced hikers. Demanding hikes and easy canyoning come one after another with very few days resting in between to go across Eastern and Western Hajar Mountains.

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Difficulty :

Level 5

Environment :

Mountain, Wadi, Sea, Desert

Activities :

Trekking     Canyoning & Aquatic hiking     Swimming     Culture    Snorkeling    

Accomodation :

Camping X 5     Hotel, apartment, mountain hut, ect... X 9

DAY 1 : Muttrah fish and vegetables souq

DAY 1 : Muttrah fish and vegetables souq

DAY 1 : Muttrah fish and vegetables souq

DAY 1 : Muttrah fish and vegetables souq

DAY 1 : Muttrah fish and vegetables souq

DAY 1 : Muttrah fish and vegetables souq

DAY 1 : Muttrah fish and vegetables souq

DAY 1 : Muttrah fish and vegetables souq

DAY 1 : Boat tour to see dolphins and snorkeling

DAY 1 : Boat tour to see dolphins and snorkeling

DAY 1 : Boat tour to see dolphins and snorkeling

DAY 1 : Boat tour to see dolphins and snorkeling

DAY 1 : Boat tour to see dolphins and snorkeling

DAY 1 : Boat tour to see dolphins and snorkeling

DAY 1 : Boat tour to see dolphins and snorkeling

DAY 1 : Boat tour to see dolphins and snorkeling

DAY 2 : Hike from Wakan in Wadi Mistal to Manakhr on Jebel Akhdhar

DAY 2 : Hike from Wakan in Wadi Mistal to Manakhr on Jebel Akhdhar

DAY 2 : Hike from Wakan in Wadi Mistal to Manakhr on Jebel Akhdhar

DAY 2 : Bivouac on Juniper Plateau

DAY 3 : Hike from Jebel Akhdar to Wadi Bani Kharus

DAY 3 : Hike from Jebel Akhdar to Wadi Bani Kharus

DAY 3 : Hike from Jebel Akhdar to Wadi Bani Kharus

DAY 3 : Hike from Jebel Akhdar to Wadi Bani Kharus

DAY 3 : Hike from Jebel Akhdar to Wadi Bani Kharus

DAY 3 : Hike from Jebel Akhdar to Wadi Bani Kharus

DAY 3 : Hike from Jebel Akhdar to Wadi Bani Kharus

DAY 3 : Hike from Jebel Akhdar to Wadi Bani Kharus

DAY 3 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 3 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 3 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 3 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 3 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 3 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 3 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 3 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 3 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 3 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 3 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 3 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 3 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 3 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 3 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 3 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 3 : Mountain hut Bimah - Dormitory

DAY 3 : Mountain hut Bimah - Dormitory

DAY 3 : Mountain hut Bimah - Dormitory

DAY 3 : Mountain hut Bimah - Dormitory

DAY 3 : Mountain hut Bimah - Dormitory

DAY 3 : Mountain hut Bimah - Dormitory

DAY 4 : Canyoning in the upper Snake Canyon

DAY 4 : Canyoning in the upper Snake Canyon

DAY 4 : Canyoning in the upper Snake Canyon

DAY 4 : Canyoning in the upper Snake Canyon

DAY 4 : Canyoning in the upper Snake Canyon

DAY 4 : Canyoning in the upper Snake Canyon

DAY 4 : Canyoning in the upper Snake Canyon

DAY 5 : Hike Balad Sit - Birkat Al Shraf

DAY 5 : Hike Balad Sit - Birkat Al Shraf

DAY 5 : Hike Balad Sit - Birkat Al Shraf

DAY 5 : Hike Balad Sit - Birkat Al Shraf

DAY 5 : Hike Balad Sit - Birkat Al Shraf

DAY 5 : Hike Balad Sit - Birkat Al Shraf

DAY 6 : Hike Sharaf Al Alamain - Misfat Al Abreyeen

DAY 6 : Hike Sharaf Al Alamain - Misfat Al Abreyeen

DAY 6 : Hike Sharaf Al Alamain - Misfat Al Abreyeen

DAY 6 : Hike Sharaf Al Alamain - Misfat Al Abreyeen

DAY 6 : Guesthouse in Misfat Al Abreyeen

DAY 6 : Guesthouse in Misfat Al Abreyeen

DAY 6 : Guesthouse in Misfat Al Abreyeen

DAY 6 : Guesthouse in Misfat Al Abreyeen

DAY 6 : Guesthouse in Misfat Al Abreyeen

DAY 6 : Guesthouse in Misfat Al Abreyeen

DAY 6 : Guesthouse in Misfat Al Abreyeen - Standard Room

DAY 6 : Guesthouse in Misfat Al Abreyeen - Standard Room

DAY 6 : Guesthouse in Misfat Al Abreyeen - Standard Room

DAY 7 : Short walk along the gardens of Misfat Al Abreyeen

DAY 7 : Short walk along the gardens of Misfat Al Abreyeen

DAY 7 : Short walk along the gardens of Misfat Al Abreyeen

DAY 7 : Short walk along the gardens of Misfat Al Abreyeen

DAY 7 : Visit of Bait As Safah

DAY 7 : Visit of Bait As Safah

DAY 7 : Visit of Bait As Safah

DAY 7 : Visit of Bait As Safah

DAY 7 : Visit of Bait As Safah

DAY 7 : Visit of Bait As Safah

DAY 7 : Visit of Bait As Safah

DAY 7 : Visit of Bait As Safah

DAY 7 : An Nakhr, at the far end of Arabia's Grand Canyon

DAY 7 : An Nakhr, at the far end of Arabia's Grand Canyon

DAY 7 : An Nakhr, at the far end of Arabia's Grand Canyon

DAY 7 : An Nakhr, at the far end of Arabia's Grand Canyon

DAY 7 : An Nakhr, at the far end of Arabia's Grand Canyon

DAY 7 : Bivouac in Jebel Shams Range

DAY 7 : Bivouac in Jebel Shams Range

DAY 7 : Bivouac in Jebel Shams Range

DAY 7 : Bivouac in Jebel Shams Range

DAY 8 : Hike To Jebel Shams Summit (South flank)

DAY 8 : Hike To Jebel Shams Summit (South flank)

DAY 8 : Hike To Jebel Shams Summit (South flank)

DAY 8 : Hike To Jebel Shams Summit (South flank)

DAY 8 : Al Diyar Hotel

DAY 8 : Al Diyar Hotel

DAY 8 : Al Diyar Hotel

DAY 8 : Al Diyar Hotel

DAY 8 : Al Diyar Hotel - Standard Room

DAY 8 : Al Diyar Hotel - Standard Room

DAY 8 : Al Diyar Hotel - Standard Room

DAY 9 : Visit of the fort of Nizwa

DAY 9 : Visit of the fort of Nizwa

DAY 9 : Visit of the fort of Nizwa

DAY 9 : Visit of the fort of Nizwa

DAY 9 : Souq of Nizwa

DAY 9 : Souq of Nizwa

DAY 9 : Souq of Nizwa

DAY 9 : Souq of Nizwa

DAY 9 : Souq of Nizwa

DAY 9 : Souq of Nizwa

DAY 9 : Souq of Nizwa

DAY 9 : Souq of Nizwa

DAY 9 : Sunset in the dunes

DAY 9 : Sunset in the dunes

DAY 9 : Sunset in the dunes

DAY 9 : Sunset in the dunes

DAY 9 : Safari Desert Camp

DAY 9 : Safari Desert Camp

DAY 9 : Safari Desert Camp

DAY 9 : Safari Desert Camp

DAY 9 : Safari Desert Camp

DAY 9 : Safari Desert Camp - Arabic Tent with private bathroom

DAY 9 : Safari Desert Camp - Arabic Tent with private bathroom

DAY 9 : Safari Desert Camp - Arabic Tent with private bathroom

DAY 9 : Safari Desert Camp - Arabic Tent with private bathroom

DAY 10 : Aquatic hiking in Wadi Bani Khalid

DAY 10 : Aquatic hiking in Wadi Bani Khalid

DAY 10 : Aquatic hiking in Wadi Bani Khalid

DAY 10 : Aquatic hiking in Wadi Bani Khalid

DAY 10 : Aquatic hiking in Wadi Bani Khalid

DAY 10 : Aquatic hiking in Wadi Bani Khalid

DAY 10 : Aquatic hiking in Wadi Bani Khalid

DAY 10 : Aquatic hiking in Wadi Bani Khalid

DAY 10 : Sur Plaza Hotel

DAY 10 : Sur Plaza Hotel

DAY 10 : Sur Plaza Hotel

DAY 10 : Sur Plaza Hotel

DAY 10 : Sur Plaza Hotel - Standard Room

DAY 10 : Sur Plaza Hotel - Standard Room

DAY 11 : Hiking and swimming in Wadi Tiwi

DAY 11 : Hiking and swimming in Wadi Tiwi

DAY 11 : Hiking and swimming in Wadi Tiwi

DAY 11 : Hiking and swimming in Wadi Tiwi

DAY 11 : Hiking and swimming in Wadi Tiwi

DAY 11 : Hiking and swimming in Wadi Tiwi

DAY 11 : Hiking and swimming in Wadi Tiwi

DAY 11 : Hiking and swimming in Wadi Tiwi

DAY 11 : Hiking and swimming in Wadi Tiwi

DAY 11 : Hiking and swimming in Wadi Tiwi

DAY 11 : Hiking and swimming in Wadi Tiwi

DAY 11 : Hiking and swimming in Wadi Tiwi

DAY 11 : Wadi Shab Resort

DAY 11 : Wadi Shab Resort

DAY 11 : Wadi Shab Resort

DAY 11 : Wadi Shab Resort

DAY 11 : Wadi Shab Resort

DAY 11 : Wadi Shab Resort - Standard Room

DAY 12 : Hike from Wadi Tiwi to Al Ghomb

DAY 12 : Hike from Wadi Tiwi to Al Ghomb

DAY 12 : Hike from Wadi Tiwi to Al Ghomb

DAY 12 : Hike from Wadi Tiwi to Al Ghomb

DAY 13 : Hike from Al Ghomb to Wadi Shab

DAY 13 : Hike from Al Ghomb to Wadi Shab

DAY 13 : Hike from Al Ghomb to Wadi Shab

DAY 13 : Hike from Al Ghomb to Wadi Shab

DAY 13 : Hike from Al Ghomb to Wadi Shab

DAY 13 : Hike from Al Ghomb to Wadi Shab

DAY 13 : Hike from Al Ghomb to Wadi Shab

DAY 13 : Hike from Al Ghomb to Wadi Shab

DAY 13 : Hike from Al Ghomb to Wadi Shab

DAY 13 : Hike from Al Ghomb to Wadi Shab

DAY 13 : Hike from Al Ghomb to Wadi Shab

DAY 13 : Hike from Al Ghomb to Wadi Shab

DAY 13 : Hike from Al Ghomb to Wadi Shab

DAY 13 : Hike from Al Ghomb to Wadi Shab

DAY 14 : Aquatic hiking in Wadi A Hail

DAY 14 : Aquatic hiking in Wadi A Hail

DAY 14 : Aquatic hiking in Wadi A Hail

DAY 14 : Aquatic hiking in Wadi A Hail

DAY 14 : Aquatic hiking in Wadi A Hail

DAY 14 : Aquatic hiking in Wadi A Hail

DAY 14 : Aquatic hiking in Wadi A Hail

DAY 14 : Aquatic hiking in Wadi A Hail

DAY 14 : Mutrah Hotel

DAY 14 : Mutrah Hotel

DAY 14 : Mutrah Hotel

DAY 14 : Mutrah Hotel

DAY 14 : Mutrah Hotel - Standard room


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
3065
8024
2
1655
4332
3
1280
3351
4
1120
2932
5
1120
2932
6
970
2539
7
910
2382
8
910
2382
9
910
2382
10
870
2277
11
850
2225


* 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.

EASY WALKING IN OMAN - HIKING & TREKKING IN OMAN - CLIMBING IN OMAN - CANYONING IN OMAN - GEOLOGY OF OMAN - CULTURAL TOUR IN OMAN - BOTANY IN OMAN - SNORKELING IN OMAN - CAMEL TRIP IN OMAN - SEASIDE TREK IN OMAN - MOUNTAIN TREK IN OMAN - BOAT TOUR IN OMAN - SWIMMING IN OMAN - SEA OF OMAN - DESERT OF OMAN - MOUNTAIN OF OMAN - WADIS OF OMAN



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


 


 


EASY WALKING IN OMAN - HIKING & TREKKING IN OMAN - CLIMBING IN OMAN - CANYONING IN OMAN - GEOLOGY OF OMAN - CULTURAL TOUR IN OMAN - BOTANY IN OMAN - SNORKELING IN OMAN - CAMEL TRIP IN OMAN - SEASIDE TREK IN OMAN - MOUNTAIN TREK IN OMAN - BOAT TOUR IN OMAN - SWIMMING IN OMAN - SEA OF OMAN - DESERT OF OMAN - MOUNTAIN OF OMAN - WADIS OF OMAN



DAY 1


      Muttrah fish and vegetables souq

It is a very lively and typical place that is worth a visit. We only rarely see such a choice of fishes : many spieces of breams and groupers, tuna, swordfishes, kingfishes, sharks, squids, crabs, shrimps, and even parrot fishes and other multicolor fishes. Next to the fish market is the vegetable market where you'll find fruits,vegetables, dates, honey, thyme, etc…

- Approximative length : 1 heures

      Boat tour to see dolphins and snorkeling

We start at 10 AM from the marina. It's the best trip to have an insight of the rich marine life of the Sea of Oman : with a motor boat we first go offshore to try to see dolphins : the captain knows well the places these animals like, so we are likely to see them, but it is not guaranted (i's nature!) Then we head to the rocky part of the coast where we stop for snorkeling : corals, multicolor tropical fishes and even sometimes turtles are numerous!

- Level 1    
- Approximative length : 3 heures

      Transfer Muttrah - Nakhl


      Transfer Nakhl - Wakan


      Camping in Wadi Mistal

Individual camping tent



DAY 2


      Hike from Wakan in Wadi Mistal to Manakhr on Jebel Akhdhar

We start in Wakan, a wonderfull villae located at 1400m. We start climbing across the terraces planted with apricots, onions, pomogranates, and lime trees. We then follow the falaj and climb steeply toward a small pass. All along the steep climb we have stunning views on Gubrah Bowl. After the pass a gentle walk in a landscape typical of Jebel Akhdhar leads us to the village of Al Manakhr.

- Level 4    
- Approximative length : 6 heures
- Elevation gain/loss : +800m/-500m
- Walking time : 4 a 6 heures

      Transfer Al Manakhr - Juniper Plateau


      Bivouac on Juniper Plateau

Great place for a bivouac! We are 2400m high in the center of the Jebel Akhdhar. On a hilly plateau, we camp surrounded by giant juniper and wild olive trees.

Individual camping tent



DAY 3


      Hike from Jebel Akhdar to Wadi Bani Kharus

A long but nice hike! The descent offers stunning views and the arrival in the last villages of Wadi Bani Kharus is delightfull : flowing water and terraced gardens, which are some of the finest of Oman!

- Level 4    
- Approximative length : 7 heures
- Elevation gain/loss : +300m/-1500m
- Walking time : 5 a 6 heures

      Transfer Al Alya (Wadi Bani Kharus) - Al Awabi


      Transfer Al Alya (Wadi Bani Kharus) - 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 4


      Transfer Bimah - Balad Sit


      Canyoning in the upper 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… not far from the beginning of the canyon it is required to abseil 2 times 20 meters. Then a nice descent alternating jumps, walk, and swim. Obviously, the ones who don't want to jump can always go down abseiling.

- Level 3    
- Approximative length : 5 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 5


      Transfer Bimah - Balad Sit


      Hike Balad Sit - Birkat Al Shraf

It is a wonderful walk. We start from the main valley and walk up a very narrow gorge, at the end of which we discover the wonderful village of Balad Sit (which means the hidden village). We cross the village and start the steep climb up the cliff. The climb is steep, but it is an old path that has been equiped with steps a long time ago. 900 meters above the village, we arrive to a small pass where we have lunch. We then follow the ridge on the southern flank : it is a hilly terrain and we have splendid views on both sides. We finally arrive to Sharaf Al Alamain.

- Level 4    
- Approximative length : 7 heures
- Elevation gain/loss : +1300m/-250m
- Walking time : 4 a 6 heures

      Bivouac in Sharaf Al Alamain

We set up our camp on the ridge. We have stunning views over Wadi Bani Awf.

Individual camping tent



DAY 6


      Hike Sharaf Al Alamain - Misfat Al Abreyeen

We start from the pass of Sharaf Al Alamain. We first walk along the ridge on the southern flank, from where we have exceptional views on both sides. We then start the descent full of diversity : we cross small wadis, walk on slabs, see hamlets and finaly arrive to a canyon from where we can see Misfat Al Abreyeen. The last descent is steep but the arrival in the village and its palm grove reward us : after the mineral environement of the walk we arrive in a luxuriant vegetation and walk on the aflaj (irrigation chanels) in which clear water coming from the mountain is flowing...

- Level 4    
- Approximative length : 7 heures
- Elevation gain/loss : +150m/-1150m
- Walking time : 4 a 6 heures

      Guesthouse in Misfat Al Abreyeen

We spend the night in a traditionl omani house that was rehabilitated recently : we find here the ancient architecture and modern comfort. Located inside the palm garden, it is an enchanting place… The guesthouse is located a few minutes walk away from the parking ; so, please plan a small bag with only the stuff you need for that night. Also, to respect the inhabitants of the village, it is forbidden to bring alcool in the village and to smoke inside the house ; we thank you in advance for respecting these rules!

Standard Room
rooms with A/C and a simple and rustic decoration typical of mountain houses. Shared bathroom.. Petit-dejeuner et diner pris a l'hotel


DAY 7


      Short walk along the gardens of Misfat Al Abreyeen

Misfat Al Abreyen is one of the most beautiful mountain village of Oman. It is located on the southern side of the mountain, on the slope of a canyon. The gardens were build all around the old village on man-made terraces. Laying at an altitude of 800 meters, we find their a wide variety of tropical fruits : bananas, papayas, oranges, limes, dates, pomogranates, etc... The old village is here still inhabitated.

- Level 1    
- Approximative length : 2 heures
- Elevation gain/loss : +100m/-100m
- Walking time : 1 a 2 heures

      Transfer Misfat Al Abreyeen - Al Hamra


      Visit of Bait As Safah

Bait As Safah is a traditional omani house located in the old city of Al Hamra. The women of the vllage welcome us in this house and show us how they make omani bread, omani coffee, carpets, and different creams and lotions made from mountain plants.

- Approximative length : 1 heures 30

      Transfer Al Hamra - Ghul


      Transfer Ghul - An Nakhr


      An Nakhr, at the far end of Arabia's Grand Canyon

After some 8 km driving down in Arabia'sGrand Canyon, we arrive in An Nakhr. The villagers take care of some palm gardens, but are above all famous for weaving carpets. We'll have a look at how they weave and we'll then have a short walk in the canyon, surrounded by huge cliffs

- Approximative length : 1 heures

      Transfer An Nakhr - Ghul


      Transfer Ghul - Jebel Shams Plateau


      Bivouac in Jebel Shams Range

Wonderful place for a bivouac! We'll set up our camp at 1800m in a nice and quiet place. From the surroundings e have nice views over Jebel Misht and its impressive cliffs.

Individual camping tent



DAY 8


      Hike To Jebel Shams Summit (South flank)

We start walking at the first light of the dawn from the plateau of Jebel Shams.We head to the edge of the Grand Canyon from where we have stunning views. We'll probably see vultures enjoying the first ascending winds of the day. We'll follow the Grand Canyon and cross several small plateau. The gigher we climb the bigger are the trees. Finaly we arrive to a pass from where we have stunning views over Wadi Sahtan, some 2000 meters below us. On our left side the other summit of Jebel Shams is occupied by a military radar. We go on the right and follow the ridge until we reach the summit. We come back the same way. It is a beautiful but very long hike (more than 26 km and more than 1000m height difference) that require to be fit and and used to demanding hikes.

- Level 5    
- Approximative length : 12 heures
- Elevation gain/loss : +1300m/-1300m
- Walking time : 7 a 10 heures

      Transfer Jebel Shams Plateau - Nizwa


      Al Diyar Hotel

Medium category hotel **. Located at 5 km from Nizwa Souq, it has a swimming pool and clean rooms of international standards.

Standard Room
Each room is equipped with bath or shower, toilet, fridge and TV.. Petit-dejeuner pris a l'hotel


DAY 9


      Visit of the fort of Nizwa

The fort of Nizwa was rehablitated recently. He has a defensive part (the so called citadelle) and a housing part (which was designed or the Imam and the scholars). From the top of the citadelle e have stunning views over nizwa and its palm cove, the largest of the country. The underfloor of the fort was occupied by prison cells. These have been equiped to receive a museum about local culture. The museum is small but very well done. It is worth a visit!

- Approximative length : 1 heures

      Souq of Nizwa

Nizwa is a major city of Oman located at the foot of the mointains in the interior. In the past it was the capital of the country and remains the cultural center of the country for mountain people. The Souq was rehabilitated some 15 years ago. Friday is the market day, called 'Souq Al Jumaa', and brings visitors from the nearby mountains as well as bedous from the desert side. The livestock souq is particularly worth a visit. But you find also the fish souq, vegetable souq, meat souq, as well as some people saling moutain honey, dates, incense, and anything you might need.

- Approximative length : 1 heures 30

      Transfer Nizwa - Bidiyah


      Transfer Bidiyah - Our Camp in Wahiba sands


      Sunset in the dunes

We start a walk across the dunes in late afternoon. The heat isn't too strong anymore and the sunlight is the more beautiful. The setting sun always gives changing colour to the sand and the shades. This a great unforgetable time.

- Level 1    
- Approximative length : 1 heures

      Safari Desert Camp

A very nice camp which lays the middle of the sand dunes, in a quiet and wild area. There is no electricity, which makes this camp more authentic. Tea, coffee, water and soft drinks are complimentary. There are also some nice lounges where you can relax and smoke sheesha.

Arabic Tent with private bathroom
Arabic tent nicely equiped as an hotel room : bed, carpets, tabe, chairs. Private bathroom.. Petit-dejeuner et diner pris a l'hotel


DAY 10


      Transfer Our Camp in Wahiba sands - Bidiyah


      Transfer Bidiyah - Bidah


      Aquatic hiking in Wadi Bani Khalid

An easy quatic hike in one of the most beautiful wadis of oman. We start from the village of Bidah. We walk across its luxuriant palm garden to reach he entrance of the garden. We then walk between large boulders to arrive to 2 wonderful pools with waterfalls. In one of these we can jump from 10 meters. We keep on walking in the water and the swim several long pools (until 300 meters). The valley then widens and we discover Seeq's garden which we cross to arrive in the village.

- Level 1    
- Approximative length : 5 heures
- Walking time : 3 a 5 heures

      Transfer Seeq (Wadi Bani Khalid) - Sur


      Sur Plaza Hotel

Comfortable 3 stars hotel with an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness center, and a laundry service.

Standard Room
Room with TV, internet access, private bathroom (bathtub and shower separated), minibar, and hair-dryer. Petit-dejeuner pris a l'hotel


DAY 11


      Transfer Sur - Tiwi


      Transfer Tiwi - Saymah (Wadi Tiwi)


      Hiking and swimming in Wadi Tiwi

We start from the village of Saymah. We follow an old donkey path above palm trees until we arrive to another village. We then walk at the bottom of the wadi, on the falaj, along the river or between boulders. We stop for a delightfull swim surrounded by cliffs and palm trees. Then we start to climb across terraces until we reach the village of Mibam. We then use another way down to the second village. We finally come back using the same way and make a last stop before we arrive for another refreshing bath in a lovely turquese pool.

- Level 3    
- Approximative length : 6 heures
- Elevation gain/loss : +450m/-450m
- Walking time : 4 a 5 heures

      Transfer Saymah (Wadi Tiwi) - Tiwi


      Wadi Shab Resort

The Wadi Shab resort was build on the hill overlooking the blue sea near Tiwi. It is a comfortable 3-stars hotel with swimming pool facing the sea.The hotel’s main restaurant overlooks the sea and serves Omani breakfast and dinner as well as international specialties

Standard Room
This air-conditioned room offers a small seating area with a flat-screen TV. Facilities include an electric kettle and a fridge. The bathroom is fitted with a shower, toiletries and hairdyer.. Petit-dejeuner et diner pris a l'hotel


DAY 12


      Hike from Wadi Tiwi to Al Ghomb

We start in a beautiful village far inside Wadi tiwi. Even the access road is worth a drive... We walk up to the plateau sirting around the cliffs above us. The views over the valley are superb. We reach the dry plateau and keep on walking to reach the upper Wadi Shab in the villge of Al Ghomb, a wonderful green oasis in the middle of this stony plateau.

- Level 4    
- Approximative length : 7 heures
- Elevation gain/loss : +800m/-400m
- Walking time : 5 a 6 heures

      Camping on the Plateau

We set up our camp on the plateau, and spend a fresh night under the stars...

Individual camping tent



DAY 13


      Hike from Al Ghomb to Wadi Shab

Today we hike to the sea through Wadi Shab. There is 2 ways and we take the one of the donkeys, since the other one is breathtakingly steep and exposed. We walk down to Wadi Shab with great views over the valle and its impressive cliffs and palm gardens, as well as over the sea. When we reach the bottom of the wadi, we stop for a swim : the swim is very rewarding after the hike, and another surprise is waiting ofr us here... but we can reach it only swimming... From here we only have half an hour more to reach the sea.

- Level 4    
- Approximative length : 7 heures
- Elevation gain/loss : +200m/-1000m
- Walking time : 5 a 6 heures

      Wadi Shab Resort

The Wadi Shab resort was build on the hill overlooking the blue sea near Tiwi. It is a comfortable 3-stars hotel with swimming pool facing the sea.The hotel’s main restaurant overlooks the sea and serves Omani breakfast and dinner as well as international specialties

Standard Room
This air-conditioned room offers a small seating area with a flat-screen TV. Facilities include an electric kettle and a fridge. The bathroom is fitted with a shower, toiletries and hairdyer.. Petit-dejeuner et diner pris a l'hotel


DAY 14


      Transfer Tiwi - Dibab


      Transfer Dibab - As Suwaih (Wadi Al Arbeyeen)


      Aquatic hiking in Wadi A Hail

We start in the village of As Suwaih. Aready at the end of the track is a wonderful pool and a small waterfall. From the cliff a 5 meters jump is possible. We then start the walk. Quickly we find flowing water and walk across large boulders. The canyon then narrows and we have to swim across several pools (it is possible to jump there also). The valley widens a little and narrows again. We swim again and arrive to the end of the canyon : a high waterfal, large pool, and huge boulders…We come back the same way.

- Level 1    
- Approximative length : 7 heures
- Walking time : 4 a 6 heures

      Transfer As Suwaih (Wadi Al Arbeyeen) - Dibab


      Transfer Dibab - Muttrah


      Mutrah Hotel

Mutrah Hotel is the first hotel built in Oman. It is only 20 minutes walking from the Souk and Corniche. This hotel offers comfortable rooms each with its own decoraction and character. The hotel has Wifi, Laundry service, minibar in the room, 4 bars, and a restaurant.

Standard room
Comfortable and well decorated room. In room facilities : minibar, 24 hours room service, Satellite TV, iron, hair dryer, coffe and tea making facilities.. Petit-dejeuner pris a l'hotel

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