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JEBEL SHAMS SUMMIT (BIVOUAC)

2 DAYS

A 2-days hike to the highest point of the country, with bivouac overnight in the open at the summit You'll have to carry your personal things (incl a warm sleeping bag) and your water for 2 days.

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Difficulty :

Level 4

Environment :

Mountain

Activities :

Trekking    

Accomodation :

Camping X 1    

DAY 1 : Hiking to Jebel Shams Summit (with bags) - Day 1

DAY 1 : Hiking to Jebel Shams Summit (with bags) - Day 1

DAY 1 : Hiking to Jebel Shams Summit (with bags) - Day 1

DAY 1 : Hiking to Jebel Shams Summit (with bags) - Day 1

DAY 2 : Hiking to Jebel Shams Summit (Day 2)

DAY 2 : Hiking to Jebel Shams Summit (Day 2)

DAY 2 : Hiking to Jebel Shams Summit (Day 2)

DAY 2 : Hiking to Jebel Shams Summit (Day 2)

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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
350
916
2
190
497
3
130
340
4
110
288
5
90
236


* 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.


www.omantrekkingguides.com, Webiste of AL MAALAM TOURS , Comercial Omani Company Registered under number 1087801, and authorized by the Ministry Of Tourism.
(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


 


 


www.omantrekkingguides.com, Webiste of AL MAALAM TOURS , Comercial Omani Company Registered under number 1087801, and authorized by the Ministry Of Tourism.
(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 Nizwa - Jebel Shams Plateau


      Hiking to Jebel Shams Summit (with bags) - Day 1

We start walking 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 higher 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, follow the ridge and set up our camp.

- Level 4    
- Approximative length : 7 Hours
- Elevation gain/loss : +1300m/-300m
- Walking time : 4 a 6 Hours

      Bivouac on the top of the country

We camp just next to the Summit of the Jebel Shams at 3000 meters : amazing views, but freezing night…

Individual camping tent



DAY 2


      Hiking to Jebel Shams Summit (Day 2)

We walk on along th ridge until we reach the Summit. The views are wonderful all around us. We then come back the same way.

- Level 4    
- Approximative length : 7 Hours
- Elevation gain/loss : +300m/-1300m
- Walking time : 4 a 6 Hours

      Transfer Jebel Shams Plateau - Nizwa





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www.omantrekkingguides.com, Webiste of AL MAALAM TOURS , Comercial Omani Company Registered under number 1087801, and authorized by the Ministry Of Tourism.
(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