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Nizwa and Jebal Shams Grand canyon

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    What to Expect
    Visit oman .Drive to Jebal Shams which is Located in the western Hajar. Its name means ‘Sun Mountain’ the highest point lies at 3010 metres .this Mountain is the highest Mountain in Oman .

    The drive takes around 1.5hrs to the base of the mountain. Travel via Fanjah, Izki and Nizwa. Stop at Nizwa for a walk through the ancient Capital of Oman . Then Drive to Al Hamra and stop at. Wadi Ghul, from here a 30 minute off road drive takes you into the wadi past small villages and water pools to Wadi Nakhr, at the end of the wadi. At the bottom of the wadi is Oman’s Grand Canyon with a Breath taking View. wadi ghul is well worth a visit, You may wish to take a short walk or even a mountain bike into this dramatic and pretty wadi that takes us on a journey through more than half a billion years of geological time.

    When you arrive at the end of the Wadi you will see a village famous for its famous bright colors rugs and designs. From Here reach Jebel Shams, the highest peak in Oman at 3000 meters.

        The views offer spectacular views of Wadi Nakhr. Visit the local weaver and haggle for their wares. You will stop at misfat on your way Back, Al Abrein, a picturesque village strapped on to the side of a mountain. this tours is one of our top ranked tour Among our Muscat Tours .Return To Muscat .
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Muscat Hotels
    Muscat Airport
    Muscat harbor ( for shore excursions passengers )
    Duration
    8h
    Inclusions
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Local taxes
    • National Park fees
    • Bottled water
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Round-trip private transfer
    • Transport by private vehicle (Maximum capacity : Salon Car 3 seats / 4 X4 vehicles 6 seats
    • At Friday the fort close at 11:00 AM , so it is not always guarantee to visit it from inside in case of Friday trip
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    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infant meals not included
    • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide with Extra charge
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Very fascinating and detailed tour. Friendly and competent guide. Would definitely recommend to tourists.
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    Grand Canyon in Al Hajar Mountains is one of the best places in Oman. The place is well know for its natural beauty and its a good Sunrise point [better on 4 am]. I recommend to drive to Jebel Shams in a 4x4 vehicle to get an incredible driving experience. Anyway there are
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    The tour was great and the tour guide is very helpful to explain all the dos and donts. I had booked another tour with them but was cancelled due to weather conditions. Will definitely book with them again.
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    Was even better than I expected! Was picked up on time by my tour guide who was very lovely and answered any questions I had through the day. Spent time walking around the Souq in Nizwa before heading to the canyons which were unreal! Highly recommend the tour, the guide was a
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    It was very good and interesting trip. Oure tour guide was excellent. He was very kind and explain about Oman history, life and culture. Hi did that interesting and give for us very good overview. thanks a lot!
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    About the operator
    By: Tours Oman Private Day tours
    148 reviews
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    Ian L
    10
    Awe Inspiring Views
    Our trip to Nizwa and up Jebal Akhdar was wonderful! Our tour guide, Abdullah, was kind and knowledgeable, and he
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    Bettina S
    20
    Impressive
    Very fascinating and detailed tour. Friendly and competent guide. Would definitely recommend to tourists.
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    DesiGulliver
    New York City, New York
    8246
    Incredible Visit to Muscat, Wadi Shab, Nizwa, and Jebel Akhdar with private guide Basim Al-Habsi.
    I spent a great few days in Oman seeing the sights of Muscat City, shopping in the Souks, hiking and swimming in
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    elfree90
    Hanoi, Vietnam
    21
    Wadi Shab, Dolphin and Snorkelling
    Spent a lovely day in Wadi Shab with fabulous guide Abdullah. Really enjoyed our day and the company made sure
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    euginepj
    Kochi (Cochin), India
    10
    Jabel Shams Grand Canyon in Al Hajar Mountains
    Grand Canyon in Al Hajar Mountains is one of the best places in Oman. The place is well know for its natural
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    mistereks
    Marin County, CA
    12051
    A brief exploration of Omani culture
    We had a short, but very enjoyable time in Oman. (We arrived on a cruise ship and were in Salalah for only about
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    Quindigo55
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    4817
    Fabulous and unique scenery for hiking and swimming!
    It had been raining heavily in April the week before we went hiking/swimming the Wadi Shab, and I was under the
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    randor64
    Johnson City, Tennessee
    1814
    Incredible Tours - More Incredible Guide
    We booked the Wadi Shab and Muscat City tours over two days. Both tours were better than expected. For anyone
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    travelshopeatrepeat
    135
    Great tour
    The tour was great and the tour guide is very helpful to explain all the dos and donts. I had booked another tour
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    Kana T
    20
    Salalah Tour
    My mother and I really enjoyed the two days tour in Salalah. Even though we had asked you to pick up so early in
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    Wander19130
    10
    Muscat city tour, Jebel Shams and the Wadi Shab tours
    Dear Sarah, We had the pleasure of getting your service on three occasions and we fully appreciated all of them.
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    Tanmayi22
    10
    Very good!
    Right from the beginning, the service was very good in terms of promptness of reply to queries, accessibility and
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    Mili821
    Mumbai, India
    13445
    Fantastic trip
    We had a great trip to Jebel Akdar and Nizwa. Everything was perfect ! The guide was very cooperative and good.
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    Roman L
    Durban, South Africa
    163
    Great photo opportunity
    The day tour to Wadi Bani Khalid and Wahiba Sands was great, my friend and I enjoyed it very much. The guides were
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    asmaoz
    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    21
    Private Tour Guide in Oman
    We had a three days wonderful private tour trip in Oman in the month of December. Our guide was Basim Al Habsi who
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