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Guided Tour Jebel Shams: The Grand Canyon of Oman, Muscat

Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    7 hours

  • Start time

    Pickup time will be confirmed upon booking.

  • Meeting Point

    Good news! You can get picked up from your hotel in Muscat, just give us the details at the time of booking. Don’t worry if you have not booked your hotel yet, you pass them onto the operator when you are ready.

  • Ending Point

    Same as starting point

Key Highlights

  • Enjoy scenic drive via Fanjah, Izki and Nizwa
  • Discover Ghul the old village with abandoned Persian ruins
  • Enjoy spectacular views from the Grand Canyon landmark
  • Behold the majestic Jebel Shams - a 3000 meters high peak!
  • Visit the local weaver and learn about friendly bargaining for wares
  • Travel in comfort and enjoy hotel transfers

Overview

The best way to explore Omani sights is cruising around on a 4x4 with an expert driver-guide who leads you through Fanjah, Izki and Nizwa. Make your first stop at Nizwa for a walk through the ancient Capital of Oman. Then continue to drive to Ghul the old village with abandoned Persian ruins.

Soon you will arrive at one of the most famous landmarks in Oman – the Grand Canyon of Muscat which offers breathtaking views. When you arrive at the end of the Wadi you will see a village famous for its famous bright colors rugs and designs.

Continue onward to reach Jebel Shams, the highest peak in Oman at 3000 meters! You now have a premium view for the Grand Canyon and also spectacular views of Wadi Nakhr. Take a little break for a picnic lunch near the rim before continuing to Al Abrein, a picturesque village strapped on to the side of a mountain. Enjoy taking pictures on this last leg of the tour before heading back to Muscat.

About The Supplier:

Your travel buddy Oman Day Tours offers one of the most comprehensive and experienced travel agents in the Sultanate of Oman offering a wide range of Day tours and services for the eager traveler! Take full advantage of this chance to experience the land of the Queen of Sheba, a land of deserts, rolling sands and shifting dunes, spectacular mountains and wadis. Oman Day Tours cater to individuals as well as groups who are interested in exploring unique travel experiences and gives its visitors a completely unforgettable introduction to the country’s history, culture, wildlife and the most beautiful scenery.

Inclusions

  • Soft Drinks
  • English-speaking driver cum guide
  • Hotel transfers

Exclusions

  • Personal expenses
  • Food and drinks

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