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WADI SAHTAN & WADI BANI AWF

4 DAYS

A great 4-days tour with moderate mountain hikes and an easy canyon accessible to most regular hikers. It will allow you to discover the 2 most beautiful valleys of the Western Hajar.

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Difficulty :

Level 3

Environment :

Mountain, Wadi

Activities :

Trekking     Canyoning & Aquatic hiking    

Accomodation :

Camping X 1     Hotel, apartment, mountain hut, ect... X 2

DAY 1 : Hike across villages in Wadi Sahtan, under the northern face of Jebel Shams

DAY 1 : Hike across villages in Wadi Sahtan, under the northern face of Jebel Shams

DAY 1 : Hike across villages in Wadi Sahtan, under the northern face of Jebel Shams

DAY 1 : Hike across villages in Wadi Sahtan, under the northern face of Jebel Shams

DAY 1 : Hike across villages in Wadi Sahtan, under the northern face of Jebel Shams

DAY 1 : Hike across villages in Wadi Sahtan, under the northern face of Jebel Shams

DAY 1 : Bivouac in Wadi Sahtan

DAY 2 : Hike across villages in Wadi Sahtan, in the heart of the bowl

DAY 2 : Hike across villages in Wadi Sahtan, in the heart of the bowl

DAY 2 : Hike across villages in Wadi Sahtan, in the heart of the bowl

DAY 2 : Hike across villages in Wadi Sahtan, in the heart of the bowl

DAY 2 : Hike across villages in Wadi Sahtan, in the heart of the bowl

DAY 2 : Hike across villages in Wadi Sahtan, in the heart of the bowl

DAY 2 : Hike across villages in Wadi Sahtan, in the heart of the bowl

DAY 2 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 2 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 2 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 2 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 2 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 2 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 2 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 2 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 2 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 2 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 2 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 2 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 2 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 2 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 2 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 2 : Mountain hut Bimah

DAY 2 : Mountain hut Bimah - Dormitory

DAY 2 : Mountain hut Bimah - Dormitory

DAY 2 : Mountain hut Bimah - Dormitory

DAY 2 : Mountain hut Bimah - Dormitory

DAY 2 : Mountain hut Bimah - Dormitory

DAY 2 : Mountain hut Bimah - Dormitory

DAY 3 : Hike From Bimah to Balad Sit

DAY 3 : Hike From Bimah to Balad Sit

DAY 3 : Hike From Bimah to Balad Sit

DAY 3 : Hike From Bimah to Balad Sit

DAY 3 : Hike From Bimah to Balad Sit

DAY 3 : Hike From Bimah to Balad Sit

DAY 4 : Canyoning in the lower Snake Canyon

DAY 4 : Canyoning in the lower Snake Canyon

DAY 4 : Canyoning in the lower Snake Canyon

DAY 4 : Canyoning in the lower Snake Canyon

DAY 4 : Canyoning in the lower Snake Canyon

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We have different prices according to the number of travellers in the group.


 
Number of people
Price per person in OMR
Price per person in USD
Other currencies*
1
950
2487
2
500
1309
3
360
942
4
320
838
5
300
785
6
260
681
7
240
628
8
230
602
9
240
628
10
230
602
11
220
576
12
210
550


* We issue our invoices in Omani Rials (OMR) and in US Dollar (USD) because because these 2 currencies have a fixed exchange rate.

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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(SEE TOURISM LICENCE)
AL MAALAM TOURS - PO BOX 917 - Post Code 611 - NIZWA - SULTANAT D'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



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
 


 

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


 


 


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(SEE TOURISM LICENCE)
AL MAALAM TOURS - PO BOX 917 - Post Code 611 - NIZWA - SULTANAT D'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


      Transfer Muttrah - Ar Rustaq


      Transfer Ar Rustaq - A hamlet in Wadi Sahtan


      Hike across villages in Wadi Sahtan, under the northern face of Jebel Shams

Wadi Sahtan is an impressive valley with Jebel Shams towering over it. Its noth face is a 2000m cliff which gives hymalayan feelings. We walk along centuries old paths linking remote villages built over the mountain. We pass 3 villages before arriving to our camp. The path sometimes goes through screes which might be a bit difficult.

- Level 3    
- Approximative length : 4 Hours
- Elevation gain/loss : +200m/-400m
- Walking time : 3 a 4 Hours

      Bivouac in Wadi Sahtan

A wonderful campsite with unbelievable views over the north face of Jebel Shams

Individual camping tent



DAY 2


      Hike across villages in Wadi Sahtan, in the heart of the bowl

We start hiking from our campsite and walk up and down several valleys. Almost each valley hosts a village which has its own charm. Palm gardens, aflaj, terraced fields, beehives... We hike in traditional Oman. Some few passages might be a bit difficult.

- Level 4    
- Approximative length : 6 Hours
- Elevation gain/loss : +700m/-800m
- Walking time : 4 a 5 Hours

      Transfer A hamlet in Wadi Sahtan - 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. Breakfast and dinner at the hotel


DAY 3


      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 Hours
- Elevation gain/loss : +600m/-500m
- Walking time : 4 a 5 Hours

      Transfer Balad Sit - 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. Breakfast and dinner at the hotel


DAY 4


      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 Hours

      Transfer Zamah - Al Awabi


      Transfer Al Awabi - Muttrah





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(SEE TOURISM LICENCE)
AL MAALAM TOURS - PO BOX 917 - Post Code 611 - NIZWA - SULTANAT D'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