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The most beautiful trips in Oman

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Petr Liška
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The most beautiful trips in Oman
Inserted: 07.09.2018
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

In Oman you can make a number of beautiful trips. Both short hikes through the valleys to amazing swimming lakes and tours of impressive castles and mountain villages. There is also an interesting coast and of course a desert offering off road trips

1.
Hike Rim Walk

Hike over the Grand Canyon of Oman

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| Altitude: 1 543 m / 5 062 ft

The Rim Walk (Balcony Walk) tour, marked W6 in Oman, is one of the best tours in Oman. All the while, the… continue reading

2.
Swimming in Wadi Bani Khalid

The most beautiful Omani wadi

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| Altitude: 650 m / 2 133 ft

Wadi Bani Khalid is definitely one of the most beautiful Omani wadi. In the valley surrounded by mountains… continue reading

3.
Trip to Wahiba Sands

The famous Omani sandy desert

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| Altitude: 333 m / 1 093 ft

Wahiba Sands is a large sandy desert in eastern Oman. The best starting point for the desert is the city of… continue reading

4.
Walk to the lakes in Wadi Ash Shab

One of the most beautiful wadi of Oman

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| Altitude: 178 m / 584 ft

A walk to the lakes of Wadi Ash Shab is one of the most beautiful short hikes you can take in Oman. A great… continue reading

5.
Trip to Sharaf al Alamayn Pass

The prospect of two different worlds

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| Altitude: 2 036 m / 6 680 ft

The Sharaf al Alamayn Pass (2,036 m above sea level) lies on the main mountain ridge not too far from the… continue reading

6.
Trip to Wadi Dayqah Dam

The most famous dam in Oman

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| Altitude: 126 m / 413 ft

Wadi Dayqah Dam is one of the newest attractions in Oman. It was opened only in 2012 and became the largest… continue reading

7.
Swimming in Bimmah Sinkhole

Magical swimming in a cave with a sunken ceiling

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| Altitude: 20 m / 66 ft

Between Thibab and Bimmah you will find one of the great Omani attractions – Bimmah Sinkhole. It is a lake… continue reading

8.
Tour of Al Ayjah

The best of Sur

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| Altitude: 0 m / 0 ft

Today, the town of Al Ayjah is just a suburb of Sur. Basically, this is the most interesting part of it. Here… continue reading

9.
Tour of Old Muscat

The historic center of the state

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| Altitude: 9 m / 30 ft

Old Muscat is quite different from the modern conurbation of modern Muscat stretching for tens of kilometers… continue reading

10.
Trip to Wadi Sahtan

Valley below the highest mountain of Oman

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| Altitude: 713 m / 2 339 ft

Wadi Sahtan is a wide valley just north of the highest mountains of Oman, including the Jebel Shams (3,009 m… continue reading

11.
Trip to Bandar Khayran

Omani fjords

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| Altitude: 39 m / 128 ft

Bandar Khayran is a protected area of small peninsulas located about 40 kilometers east of Muscat. You will… continue reading

12.
Trip to Ras as Sawadi

Swimming with beautiful views

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| Altitude: 2 m / 7 ft

Twenty-five kilometers northwest of the city of Barka is an interesting peninsula Ras as Sawadi. In addition… continue reading

13.
Tour of Misfat Al Abriyeen

Historic village under the Jebel Sham

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| Altitude: 936 m / 3 071 ft

Misfat Al Abriyeen is a traditional village situated above a canyon and an oasis. You will find several… continue reading

14.
Suru tour

The center of northeastern Oman

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| Altitude: 6 m / 20 ft

The city of Sur is located on the northeastern tip of Oman. It is famous mainly for shipbuilding and brave… continue reading

15.
A trip to the Wadi Bani Kharus valley

Wadi below the Sayq Plateau

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| Altitude: 727 m / 2 385 ft

Wadi Bani Kharus is another in a series of beautiful valleys now accessible via a perfect asphalt road. The… continue reading

16.
Attractions of western Muscat

Monuments and the coast

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| Altitude: 2 m / 7 ft

The western part of the Great Muscat lies between the international airport and the historic town of Muttrah.… continue reading

17.
Trip to the promontory of Ras al Hadd

A trip to the very end of Arabia

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| Altitude: 5 m / 16 ft

If you want to get to know the easternmost tip of Oman, or the whole of Arabia, you have to go to the… continue reading

18.
Tour of the abandoned city of Ghul

Starting point for Jebel Sham

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| Altitude: 871 m / 2 858 ft

From the highest mountain of Oman, Jebel ash Sham, stretches the so-called Grand Canyon of the Middle East –… continue reading

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