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The highest peak in the Al-Hajar mountain range and in all of Oman, Jebel Shams (Mountain of the Sun) towers above the northern town of Al Hamra. Rising to about 10,000 feet (3,000 meters), Jebel Shams is a sharp contrast to the cool coastal towns along the Gulf of Oman.

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Nizwa and Jabal Shams

Nizwa and Jabal Shams

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Combine two stops in one tour on this full-day excursion. First, take a morning drive through the Hajar Mountains to Nizwa. Visit Nizwa Fort, a 17th-century caste with a huge, cylindrical tower which was once used to help defend the city. Then travel to Jabal Shams (“Sun Mountain”) where you can see the country’s highest mountain loom over Wadi Ghul, Oman’s version of the Grand Canyon.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$377.00
per group
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$377.00
per group

Nizwa and Jebal Shams Grand canyon

Nizwa and Jebal Shams Grand canyon

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Spend a day exploring Oman’s natural wonders on this full-day excursion.Visit Jebal Shams, which means “Sun Mountain,” since it is the highest mountain in Oman. See Wadi Nakhr, Oman’s Grand Canyon, and take a short hike or mountain bike ride inside its walls. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit local villages and shop for souvenirs along the way.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$208.00
Price varies by group size
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$208.00
Price varies by group size
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Full-Day Grand Canyon and Nizwa Tour by 4x4

Full-Day Grand Canyon and Nizwa Tour by 4x4

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Combine visits to Jebel Shams and Nizwa during this full-day tour from Muscat. In a rugged 4x4 vehicle, get spectacular views of Oman's Grand Canyon and dig in to a traditional lunch in the mountain village of Misfah. Entrance fees, lunch, and round-trip transportation from Muscat accommodations are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$233.00
Price varies by group size
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$233.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Jebel Shams Day Trip: The Grand Canyon of Oman

Jebel Shams Day Trip: The Grand Canyon of Oman

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Exploring Oman’s rugged natural sights takes expert navigation—and a sturdy vehicle. During this hassle-free private tour, you’ll enjoy comfortable pickup from Muscat. Settle back and relax as you make your way to Oman’s own Grand Canyon: Jebel Shams, the country’s highest peak. Stop at other interesting sights along the way, from Persian ruins and Oman’s ancient capital to a talented local textile weaver, with the option to shop.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$200.00
Price varies by group size
From
$200.00
Price varies by group size
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Mountain, Desert & Coastal Tour (03 Days / 02 Nights)

Mountain, Desert & Coastal Tour (03 Days / 02 Nights)

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Oman, an enchanted land with an incredibly diverse landscape. Witness its turquoise blue coastline, dive into its pristine valleys, glide over its breathtaking deserts, and climb its tallest mountains. Along the way, explore the formidable forts of the interior, soak in the local charm of the villages, and snack on the delicacies in the traditional market. From wilderness to civilization, experience it all in this private tour, designed to show you as much of the Sultanate as possible in the space of 3 days. This tour is offered by Desert Flower Tours, a responsible Omani-owned tour operator with a passion for creating unforgettable holidays for visitors. The tour is conducted by experienced Omani guides only, because we believe that only Omani guides can bring you to experience the local hospitality, traditional values and way of life.
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  • 3 days
From
$1,240.00
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$1,240.00
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Jabl Shams and Nizwa private and custom tour

Jabl Shams and Nizwa private and custom tour

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Visit Nizwa and Jabl Shams with ease from Muscat on this customizable full-day tour. Depart from your Muscat hotel or port in a private vehicle with a driver-guide and make your way to Nizwa. Explore the Nizwa Souq and admire the produce, pottery, jewellery, handicrafts, and more. Pause at Nizwa Fortress before continuing to Jabl Shams Mountain. Take in the sweeping views from the canyon.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$200.00
Price varies by group size
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$200.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Tour to Jabal Shams Grand Canyon Balcony Walk

Private Tour to Jabal Shams Grand Canyon Balcony Walk

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Take a turnaround trip alongside the Grand Canyon and experience spectacular natural scenery in Jabal Shams. Walk on through old abandoned village ruins and reach to cave with a water pond as a reward for Your efforts on the “Balcony Walk” trek. Located 220km from Muscat (80km from Nizwa) with the closest town Al Hamra, we gonna follow the road from Al Hamra to Wadi Ghul towards Jabal Shams Plateau, carry out until we will reach Al Khitaym village (app. 40km from Al Hamra). An ancient donkey trail, which follows the west flank of the An Nakhur Gorge (known as “Grand Canyon”) and leads to a abandoned village of As Sab - formerly known as Sab Bani Khamis. From the terraces we will also explore Water pool located inside open cave structure (Bi’r Dakhilyah). We gonna return on the same road. The time spent on the trek is set up around 5 hours, which is including the stops to breaks, pictures and break at the Water pool area before returning back).
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  • 12 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$130.35
Price varies by group size
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$130.35
Price varies by group size
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Jabl Shams with Nizwa for tours and sightseeing

Jabl Shams with Nizwa for tours and sightseeing

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Visiting Oman's Jebel Shams mountain and Wadi Ghul, nicknamed the ‘Grand Canyon,' means driving off-road—not recommended for visitors unfamiliar with the terrain. This private tour from Muscat provides an answer: with a driver-guide to manage the trails and navigation. Visit the old capital of Nizwa and marvel at the canyon landscapes of Wadi Ghul before a picnic lunch on Shams, Oman’s highest peak. Includes hotel, airport, or port transfers.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$200.00
Price varies by group size
From
$200.00
Price varies by group size
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Nizwa and Grand Canyon Private Full Day

Nizwa and Grand Canyon Private Full Day

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Although excursions around the cities are very popular, still, some people prefer to get back to nature to experience the outstanding views. If you want to recharge your batteries and return completely refreshed, a Nizwa Jebel Shams Tour can provide you that! *Nizwa market *Nizwa fort *Bait al safah museum *Jabel Shams Mountain; 3000 meters high
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$240.00
Price varies by group size
From
$240.00
Price varies by group size

Nizwa and Jabl Shams private and custom tour

Nizwa and Jabl Shams private and custom tour

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what to Do in oman !!!!! or Muscat what to do !!!!...question may you Ask ,First Visit Oman ,Travel via Fanjah, Izki and Nizwa. Stop at Nizwa for a walk through the ancient Capital of Oman. Then Drive to Ghul the old village with abandoned Persian ruins. Then you proceed along the Grand Canyon (a very Famous Land mark in Muscat tours) has "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. From here reach Jebel Shams, the highest peak in Oman at 3000 meters. You can now have a premium view for the Grand Canyon "the best of All Muscat tours Landmarks" .The views offers spectacular views of Wadi Nakhr. Picnic lunch near the rim. 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. Return to Muscat.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$200.00
Price varies by group size
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$200.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

From Alilah, Anantara or Nizwa - Trekking | Hiking hiking Jebel Akhdar

From Alilah, Anantara or Nizwa - Trekking | Hiking hiking Jebel Akhdar

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Hike over the cliffs of Oman's highest mountain, Jebel Shams, to peak. To explore the hidden sights and beauty of the country, this outdoor activity is the best way to get to know the mountain community Your Omani ENGLISH-speaking tour guide can discuss with you before the trek begins. He supports you with his off-road vehicle in exploring the hiking and trekking trails Jebel Akhdar and Jebel Shams if you take a break and want to continue on foot instead. It has challenging routes, but also easy walkways to enjoy the greenery and the wonderful oasis around the mountains Visit the ancient ruins, take a break, and enjoy a homemade lunch in your guide before continuing your tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$152.83
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$152.83
Price varies by group size

4 Days Package TOUR FARAH

4 Days Package TOUR FARAH

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Oman’s interior offers dunes, ‘wadi’ gorges, and mountains, all easiest to explore by chauffeured tour due to their challenging terrain. This 4-day private tour from Muscat delivers: with private transport and a driver-guide to negotiate the sands, tracks, and steep roads. Visit Nizwa and Sur, watch for sea turtles, explore 'wadis,' and bash the dunes and stay overnight in the Wahiba Sands, all without self-driving or having to arrange accommodation.
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  • 4 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,120.00
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$1,120.00
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5 Days Package TOUR DINA

5 Days Package TOUR DINA

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Sinkhole - Fins Beach - Wadi Shab - Ras Al Hadd - Wadi Bani Khalid - Wahiba Sands - Nizwa Misfath - Jebel Shams - Wadi Bani Awf
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  • 5 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,400.00
Price varies by group size
From
$1,400.00
Price varies by group size
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2 Days Package TOUR DALIAH

2 Days Package TOUR DALIAH

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This two-day tour features several excursions in one package. Travel to Nizwa to visit a popular souk (marketplace) and on to Oman’s Grand Canyon. Enjoy an overnight stay in a resort, continuing on to Jabrin Castle the following day. Then, choose to visit the Al Hoota caves or Bahla Fort before returning to Muscat. 
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
$635.00
Price varies by group size
From
$635.00
Price varies by group size
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7-Day Private Tour of Oman with Accommodation

7-Day Private Tour of Oman with Accommodation

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The Sultanate of Oman is a perfect combination of stunning nature, preserved history and Arabian culture. In this tour, you will have them all, through visiting the most famous sites of Oman. This journey will take you to the dunes of Wahiba Sands desert, on the peak of the Grand Canyon of Oman, in the colourful alleys of the traditional souk of Muscat, on top of the ancient fort of Nizwa, and to many other wonderful places.
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  • 7 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
$2,547.70
Price varies by group size
From
$2,547.70
Price varies by group size
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6-Day Latifa Package Tour

6-Day Latifa Package Tour

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Discover Oman’s most stunning natural and cultural highlights, without the hassle of juggling logistics. Step inside a 17th-century castle, shop for handicrafts at a local souk, and ride across sandy dunes in a 4x4. This multi-day adventure-filled excursion covers the country’s top attractions, from dramatic canyons and wadis to ancient desert villages. You’ll go behind the scenes, getting an insider’s perspective on life in the Sultanate.
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  • 6 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
$1,670.00
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$1,670.00
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11 Days Tour Muscat and Salalah

11 Days Tour Muscat and Salalah

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11 Days Tour   inclusive Oman  MUSCAT /WADI SHAB  / SUR   /  RAS ALHADD / RAS ALGINZ / WADI BANI KHALED / WAHIBA DESERT / NIZWA / JABL SHAMS / SALALAH
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  • 11 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
$3,400.00
Price varies by group size
From
$3,400.00
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Hidden Treasures of Oman 7 Nights 8 Days

Hidden Treasures of Oman 7 Nights 8 Days

Sultanate of Oman the land of Sindbad has the pristine nature intertwined with age old culture. This tour will showcase Muscat city, Wadis, Desert & Mountains along with major tourist interest places of Oman.
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  • 8 days
From
$4,950.00
From
$4,950.00

Oman in 4 Days Private Guided Tour from Muscat

Oman in 4 Days Private Guided Tour from Muscat

Experience the best natural wonders of Oman in this short tour. Over four days, you discover the small villages of the Hajar Mountains, visit centuries-old fort and souk, live among the Bedouin in a desert camp and admire the delicate wildlife of the Oman sea, at the Turtle Reserve of Ras al Jinz.
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  • 4 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
$1,718.22
Price varies by group size
From
$1,718.22
Price varies by group size
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Jebel Shams Day trip (Muscat tours) :Oman Shore excursions

Jebel Shams Day trip (Muscat tours) :Oman Shore excursions

Experience one of Oman’s scenic highlights without transport hassles or driving off-road trails alone on a private Muscat day trip. Traveling by private 4x4 with a driver-guide, concentrate on the scenery while climbing Jebel Shams—the mountain overlooking Oman’s Grand Canyon. Marvel at the canyon below and make side trips to Nizwa Fort and villages—places hard to get to independently. Entry fees and hotel and port transfers included.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$200.00
Price varies by group size
From
$200.00
Price varies by group size
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Explore the beauty of Oman

Explore the beauty of Oman

Discover the history, culture and beauty of Oman. Different landscapes from the coast to the desert and up to the mountains.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$1,500.00
per group
From
$1,500.00
per group
Taking safety measures

Grand canyon camping trip!

Grand canyon camping trip!

This is a unique experience as we camp at on of the highest points in Oman. the temperature is usually 12 degrees cooler than muscat. The sky is usually very clear and starry as there is very less light pollution around. we drive up the Hill. we setup our camp. we setup Campfire. Play music (on portable speakers). We setup BBQ for dinner. wake up for sunrise at the edge of the cliff. make breakfast and having it at the edge of the cliff. Return to Muscat.
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  • 18 to 20 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$450.00
per group
From
$450.00
per group

Jabl Shams and Nizwa for outdoor and activities

Jabl Shams and Nizwa for outdoor and activities

what to Do in oman !!!!! or Muscat what to do !!!!...question may you Ask ,First Visit Oman ,Travel via Fanjah, Izki and Nizwa. Stop at Nizwa for a walk through the ancient Capital of Oman. Then Drive to Ghul the old village with abandoned Persian ruins. Then you proceed along the Grand Canyon (a very Famous Land mark in Muscat tours) has "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. From here reach Jebel Shams, the highest peak in Oman at 3000 meters. You can now have a premium view for the Grand Canyon "the best of All Muscat tours Landmarks" .The views offers spectacular views of Wadi Nakhr. Picnic lunch near the rim. 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. Return to Muscat.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$200.00
Price varies by group size
From
$200.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Tour Balqees 12 Days Package (Oman North & South)

Tour Balqees 12 Days Package (Oman North & South)

12 days round trip gives you the opportunity to discover the top highlight sights in Oman, Dive deep in clean blue water pools in Wadi Bani Khalid and Wadi Shab, spend 1 night in the desert, Cross Range of Al Hajar mountain one of the best geological spots in the world, Visit Grand Canyon and Green Mountain, Visit Nizwa the, visit Salalah south of Oman. kindly read the itinerary for more details. Places & Sights you'll visit: Nakhal Fort & hot spring Wadi Bani Awf (Balad Sayt), Jabal Shams (The Grand Canyon of Oman), Wadi Gul (Wadi Nakhar), Misaft Al Abreyeen (Al Hamra), Nizwa fort & Market, Jabal Akhdar (Green Mountain), Birkat Al Moz, Zukait tower tombs, Ibra, Al Mudhaireb, Wahiba Sands, Wadi Bani Khalid, Sur, Ras Al Hadd, Ras Al Jinz, Wadi Shab, Al Ashkhrah, Mahout, Ras Madrakah, Al Duqm, Al Jazir, Ash Shuwaymiyyah, Al Balid, Al Mugsail Beach, Job tomb, Al Hafah Market, Rub Al Khali, Al Shisr (Ubar), Wadi Dawkah (Frankincense garden), Taqah, Sumuhram, Wadi Darbat, Mirbat
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  • 12 days
From
$4,616.70
Price varies by group size
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$4,616.70
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Should I book Jebel Shams tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Jebel Shams can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Jebel Shams 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Jebel Shams costs USD 130.35. Guided Jebel Shams tours start around USD 130.35 per person.
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