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Jebel Shams, Oman

(4.7/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
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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  • The views from this mountain is absolutely breathtaking! It's cooler at the top but not that cool. Still better then the heat at the ground, even during winter. The views are mild blowing. Such beauty...  more »
  • After reading many reviews, some had put the doubt about the use of our small city car. But it's not true! Using 4 * 4 is not necessary, the road is paved on a lot of kilometres and only a small part is done on a track not damaged and gently rolling there is no worries! The view from the top is magnificent and quiet! Pass the Jebel Shams resort and you're not too far from the top :)
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  • We passed goats on our way up the mountain and enjoyed getting a little wild on the bumpy terrain. The views up and at the top are great! Lots of trash everywhere though. Oman needs to find a way to s...  more »