- Travel Info
Omani mountains with their towering heights, rocky and steep slopes and rugged tracks constitute a challenge for any mountaineer. In Oman, there are several climbing areas and their diversity corresponds to the climber’s skill, as there are the paved paths for beginners and the very rugged for the more experienced climber. Wadi Ghool in A`Sharqiyah Region(Eastern Region) which rises to 300 meters provides an ideal spot for climbing. Jabal Misht remains the best location for mountain climbing with its rocky front, perhaps the largest in the Arabian Peninsula. Its South-East front extends for approximately 6 kilometers, rising to 850 meters, providing trails of all levels of difficulty. Musandam Governorate is famous for its many mountains. Also spread around Muscat are hills of various heights for climbing, whether for the beginner or the seasoned professional.
What to bring/wear :
Day 1 :
After breakfast drive one hour and a half to the entrance of Wadi bani Auf, one of the most famous and most stunning wadis in all of Oman. 45 minutes driving off-road, through the wadi and passed the villages and farms takes you to the entrance of the famous snake canyon where we will leave the car and walk 20 mantes down. Make sure the Safety kit read for everyone clips the first zip and the feeling amazing adventure .will take 2-3hours. Then walk up to the car have lunch and ready to back to Muscat.
Extra Information :
There is a 4-hour trek (2hrs each way) takes you along the edge of Oman Grand Canyon offering incredible views of the mountain range and the villages below. The only thing you need to take with you into the Via Ferrata is your helmet, water and if you have one a camera, anything else can be in the bag or left in the car for when you return.
Hotel pick-up at 7 am (or to suit if 3+ guests)
Hotel drop-off by 5pm