Oman, trekking routes in Jebel Shams

Jebel Shams

Hiking through the Grand Canyon of Oman Jebel Shams, the “Sun Mountain” in Arabic, is the highest mountain in Oman at 3009 meters, situated in the heart of the Western Hajar Mountain chain. Here it’s possible to do amazing trekking […]

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Oman, Wadi Bani Khalid: natural pools with crystal water

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A refreshing swim in the emerald waters of Wadi Bani Khalid How to get the Omani pools? Located 200 km from Muscat and just 50 km from Bidiya – Wahiba Sands dunes (where desert campgrounds are located), it’s one of […]

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Oman, old forts and imposing castles

Bahla Fort

Tips for visiting Muscat Forts, Jalali Fort, Nakhal Fort, Nizwa fort, Bahla Fort, Jabreen Castle and Rustaq The country is dotted by beautiful old historic forts, towers and castles largely clustered in the northern one-third of the country, built as […]

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Oman, Wadi Shab: a stunning canyon with blue water pools

Wadi Shab

Hiking the beautiful Wadi Shab Located 150 km from Muscat (1.30 hrs drive) and only 50 km from Sur, Wadi Shab is a very popular outdoor destination, a stunning canyon lined with palm trees including a number of hidden pools […]

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Oman, driving through Wadi Bani Awf and the mountain village of Balad Sayt

Wadi Bani Awf - road from Bald Sayt to Shorfet al Alamin

Would you like to experience off-road driving in Oman? How to get Wadi Bani Awf? How is the road? On our way from Muscat to Jebel Shams, we decided to drive through the Wadi Bani Awf. It is a wadi […]

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Oman, Wahiba Sands dunes: a night in the desert

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Have you ever slept in the desert under the stars? How to reach Wahiba Sands? Where to sleep and what to do for enjoying the Omani Desert? Most of Oman is covered by desert so during the trip around the […]

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