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Day trip to Oman's Grand Canyon Jebel Shams from Muscat

Availability: From Saturday to Thursday
Duration: 8 hours
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Go sightseeing at Sultan Qaboos Mosque exploring its marvelous architecture
  • Explore the ancient city of Nizwa and delve into its rich history
  • Witness the sprawling valleys and lofty mountains during the drive
  • Visit Al Hamra and gaze at a 300-year-old human settlement
What to expect

After your pick-up travel to Nizwa, the city that once served as the capital of the country, the birthplace of Islam in Oman Sultanate and a cultural hotspot of the country. Travel exploring the enchanting beauty of the elevated towers, which includes the Nizwa Souk and the Round Tower Fort of the 17th century, located close by the historic forts and the ancient Souks. Visit and shop at the different souks at the place that is known among the travelers and the tourists for the handicrafts, the hand-carved daggers that are mostly referred to as the ‘Khanjars’ and the exquisite silver jewelry. Later you will go to Jebel Shams. Enjoy the ride and then stop at Al Hamra, which is a 300-year-old city located close to a flourishing oasis and see Misfat Al Brein which is a village belonging to the 13th century located at the border of a Canyon. Stroll through the mountain roads to arrival at Jebel Shams and awe at the majestic peaks at the range that touches the clouds with a height of almost 3000 meters.
As the trip comes to an end enjoy the ride back to Muscat and pass through the fascinating Muscat embassy quarter and the most charming Sultan Qaboos Mosque. You will be fascinated by the magnificent beauty of the Islamic Architecture.

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What's included
  • Pickup and drop-off from Muscat
  • Transportation by 4WD vehicle
  • Lunch
  • Mineral water
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
What's not included
  • Gratuities
Meeting point:

Please provide your pick-up location at check-out and call the local operator to confirm it 48 hour before the tour.

What to remember
  • Please provide your pick-up location at check-out and call the local operator to confirm it 48 hour before the tour
  • Pick-up is available only from Muscat
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Tour duration may vary depending on city traffic
  • This is a moderate activity that includes some short walks
  • The tour duration may vary depending on traffic conditions
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  • 8.00am
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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