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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 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
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$208.00
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$208.00
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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
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$233.00
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$233.00
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Jebel Shams Day Trip: The Grand Canyon of Oman
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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
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$200.00
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$200.00
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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
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$430.00
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$430.00
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AL HAMRA & JEBEL SHAMS - Muscat, Oman

AL HAMRA & JEBEL SHAMS - Muscat, Oman

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Aryaf Jibreen Tourism empowers our travelers with value for money while building a treasure of unforgettable memories.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$220.00
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$220.00
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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
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$118.34
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$118.34
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Private Tour: The Grand Canyon of Oman and Jebel Shams Day Trip

Private Tour: The Grand Canyon of Oman and Jebel Shams Day Trip

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Driving up Oman’s Jebel Shams mountain to see the country’s Grand Canyon isn’t recommended to anyone but seasoned off-roaders. This private full-day trip takes you there and back, with no driving worries. Marvel at the vast canyon from Jebel Shams’ summit, and visit Nizwa, villages, and ancient ruins with a guide to navigate and provide background you’d otherwise miss. Lunch and return hotel transport are included for ease.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$556.00
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$556.00
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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
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$200.00
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$200.00
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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
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$1,240.00
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$1,240.00
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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
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$200.00
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$200.00
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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
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$200.00
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$200.00
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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
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Jabal Shams (Grand Canyon) Tour

Jabal Shams (Grand Canyon) Tour

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First, visit one of the historical sights of Oman and get to know the rich and vibrant history of the country and have an insight of its heritage. Then and through Oman majestic mountains and curvy valleys, you will be taken up to the highest mountain in the Gulf which goes up to 3000 meters above sea level and let the breath-taking view of the Grand Canyon amaze you. Finally, at the city of Al Hamra, you will see an ancient village famous for its ruins and oasis of farms over the edge of very dry mountains.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$347.37
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$347.37
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5-Days Private Oman Tour from Muscat

5-Days Private Oman Tour from Muscat

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Enjoy a private 5-day tour and see what Muscat has to offer. You will have a chance to visit various sites and attractions, including Nizwa, Al Hamra Old Village, Wahiba Sands Desert, Wadi Shab, etc.
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  • 5 days
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$1,608.00
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$1,608.00
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Jabal Shams (Grand Canyon)

Jabal Shams (Grand Canyon)

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First, visit one of the historical sights of Oman and get to know the rich and vibrant history of the country and have an insight of its heritage. Then and through Oman majestic mountains and curvy valleys, you will be taken up to the highest mountain in the Gulf which goes up to 3000 meters above sea level and let the breath-taking view of the Grand Canyon amaze you. Finally, at the city of Al Hamra, you will see an ancient village famous for its ruins and oasis of farms over the edge of very dry mountains.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$533.34
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$533.34
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Jebel Shams, Balcony Walk & Al Hamra Village

Jebel Shams, Balcony Walk & Al Hamra Village

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Topping just above 3,000m, Jebel Shams (‘Mountain of the Sun’) is the highest peak on the Arabian Peninsula. It is not uncommon to see snow and hail in the winter months, and in the summer months is still prone to inclement weather. Within this environment is what is commonly called Oman ‘Grand Canyon’, a majestic semi-circular canyon, mid-way around the rim of which is the ‘Balcony Walk. Although generally classified as ‘moderate’ in intensity, the drops can be sheer so walkers should be comfortable with heights. On the return trip to Muscat the 400-year old village of Al Hamra offers some glimpses into the traditional village living of years gone by.
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  • 8 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$827.57
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5 Days Package TOUR DINA
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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
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$1,600.00
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$1,600.00
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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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$195.00
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$195.00
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2 days and 1 night Private tour to Jebel Shams/Nizwa - Muscat

2 days and 1 night Private tour to Jebel Shams/Nizwa - Muscat

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Immerse yourself in Oman’s spectacular Hajar Mountains and their forts, towns, and villages on a scenic 2-day tour from Muscat. Skip the worry of driving unfamiliar roads, and travel by climate-controlled 4WD with a driver-guide for navigation and narration you’d otherwise miss. Stand on Oman’s highest peak, Jebel Shams, to gaze over what’s known as Arabia’s Grand Canyon; see Nizwa Fort, Jabreen Fort, and traditional mountain hamlets; and stay overnight in a beautifully situated stone-built hotel.
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  • 2 days
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$497.00
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$497.00
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4 Days Package TOUR FARAH
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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
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$1,200.00
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$1,200.00
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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
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$2,313.03
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$2,313.03
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5 Days 4 Nights Oman Package Tour Mohammed

5 Days 4 Nights Oman Package Tour Mohammed

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Oman has a unique heritage, and you can learn about and appreciate its ancient history and culture through its different forts and castles. Must-visit sites includes Fortresses, Mountains, Beaches, Museums and Al Said, the world's third-largest yacht, owned by the Sultan. Specially to try the Omani foods and many others in every corner of Oman.
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  • 5 days
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$1,400.00
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$1,400.00
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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
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$635.00
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$635.00
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6-Day Latifa Package Tour
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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
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$1,775.00
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$1,775.00
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