Jebel Shams, Al Hamra

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Must see · Mountain · Nature / Park
Explore Jebel Shams, Oman's highest peak, best known for its grandiose canyon. You can drive up to the top in your personal vehicle (although a four-wheel drive is recommended) or go on an organized guided tour. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and panoramic vista of the towering canyon cliffs and scenic mountainous landscape, or brave the "balcony walk," an adrenaline-inducing cliffside trek. Plan to see Jebel Shams and other attractions that appeal to you using our Al Hamra trip itinerary builder.
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  • Not too far from muscat, around 2 hrs drive, you will reach this village on top of Jabel Shams, a unique place with cool air and relaxed life. You can see pomegranate trees and vineyards in front of.....  more »
  • The ride to get to the top of Jabel Shams was quite rough but it was worth the journey! The view of the top is absolutely beautiful. I would recommend spending at least one night.  more »

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