Al Dakhiliyah Governorate is one of the beautiful Oman governorates, where you can explore the highest and green mountains of Oman with specialized tour guides. The tour will take you to discover the inner side of Oman starting from Birkat Al Mauz to see the traditional Omani Falaj, Jabal Akhdar, to view the green mountains range, the fruit trees and roses then visit the old village of Wadi Bani Habib and stop at Nizwa where you can see its spectacular fort & its local market.
The Second day continue to Al Dakhiliyah Governorate, to climb the highest mountains in Oman & GCC, Jabal Shams, which knew as "Mountain of the Sun." From a very highest of the mountain, you can have a view into the beautiful Grand Canyon of Oman. You will stay overnight have dinner at Jebel Shams Resort. The last day of the tour, will visit Wadi Bani Awf, one of the beautiful wadis in Oman, discovering the old Omani homes.
Dinner on day 1, Breakfast & Dinner on day 2, Breakfast on day 3
Local hiking guide will be provided for the walk on Jebel Shams.
Private 4WD with English Speaking driver car guide for 3 days, pick up from Muscat Hotels
Accommodation in a Standard Twin room at Misfah Old House (with shared bathroom) and a Double/Twin Chalet at Jebel Shams Resort (with ensuite bathroom)
what is not included
Medical restriction and other requirements
Should be physically fit for hiking and swimming at 2000+ attitude, not recommended for people with walking difficulty.
Muscat International Airport (MCT), Muscat, Oman
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USD 755 for
Day 1: Muscat - Jebel Akhdar - Misfat Al Abriyeen
From Muscat we drive to the village of Birkat Al Mauz, known for its crop plantation and traditional Falaj (Omani irrigation canal) that has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage listings for Oman. From Birkat Al Mauz we proceed on a scenic ride up Jebel Akhdar, the Green Mountain. We will visit the picturesque old village of Wadi Bani Habib and roam through its abandoned houses, showing how the people of this area were living until recently. Jebel Akhdar is famous for its terraces with their fruit trees and roses, and you can get a close-up view of the same by walking from one village to the next. Your guide will be waiting for you on the other side.
After the visit of Jebel Akhdar, we continue to Nizwa for a short stop at its fort and market before we reach our destination of Misfat Al Abriyeen, where you will stay overnight and enjoy an Omani dinner in a traditional guest house.
Overnight and dinner at Misfah Old House in Misfat Al Abriyeen.
Day 2: Misfat Al Abriyeen - Jebel Shams
After breakfast explore the beautiful village of Misfat Al Abriyeen. Wander through its lush plantation, irrigated by the traditional Falaj system, and admire the incredible way the houses are built on the side of the mountain using local stones for walls and foundations.
We continue to Jebel Shams, the Mountain of the Sun and the highest peak in Oman to see the Grand Canyon of Oman. From a height of nearly 2000 meters you will have a beautiful view into the canyon. Check-in at your camp before going on an exhilarating hike along the rim of the Grand Canyon (6 km, 3.5 to 4.5 hours, local hiking guide included).
Overnight and dinner at Jebel Shams Resort.
Day 3: Jebel Shams - Wadi Bani Auf - Muscat
After breakfast, we cross the Higher Mountains and embark on one of Oman's most exhilarating off-road descents towards the scenic village of Bilad Said and into Wadi Bani Auf before returning to Muscat.
Unnamed Road, Al Hamra, Oman
Starting from USD 755
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Razan Travel aims to introduce the beauty of Oman for first time
visitors, as well as offer new adventures to those who may have visited it before. Our adventure packages range from the main highlights everyone should try such as hiking and trekking, to very exclusive off-the-beaten track adventures - like Snake Gorge or Al Jinn Cave. Our main focus is to provide an unforgettable, life-changing experience.