Jebel Shams, Oman
Categories: Mountains, Nature & Parks
Explore Jebel Shams, Oman's highest peak, best known for its grandiose canyon. You can drive up to the top in your personal vehicle (although a four-wheel drive is recommended) or go on an organized guided tour. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and panoramic vista of the towering canyon cliffs and scenic mountainous landscape, or brave the "balcony walk," an adrenaline-inducing cliffside trek. Plan to visit Jebel Shams and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Al Hamra attractions using our Al Hamra vacation route planner.
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We camped at the mountains, watched the Omans Grand Canyon. Half way up you will get on to the Mud & rocky roads. Dusty drive. The temperature drops down to half as compared to the base temperature. L... read more »
We did it!!! After 18 months in Oman, we bought the tent and sunshade, packed the bbq, food/water/drinks, mattresses, lights, the dog and the kitchen sink!!! Took 2 hours to pack up the car before we ... read more »
Started the trail in the village of Khitayam. We hiked about an hour and half mostly descending so it was quick & we made a lot of progress. We stopped at the waterfall cos we knew if we went any furt... read more »
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