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Wadi Ghul- Oman's Grand Canyon

Address: Nizwa, Oman
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Ranked #1 of 13 Attractions in Nizwa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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Bratislava, Slovakia
12 reviews 12 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

Once you find the village where the hike starts, you can enjoy the great hike from top to bottom of the canyon, reserve almost full day for this trip...

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Vlierden, The Netherlands
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

If around Nizwa you have to go and see this canyon, so we did. It was quite a bit of a ride and when the tarmac road stops it is gravel all the way to the top, we did enjoy the drive as it was spectacular. Gravel road is in good condition, you do not need a 4x4. we went... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2011 via mobile

Just a big canyon with spectacular mountains. North of Wadi Ghul town the road gets steep and windy then turns to dirt for about 10km. You drive through a beautfiul valley wondering if you've missed a turnoff, but keep straight until a sign points to Jebel Shams Resort to the right. Follow that turn onto a sealed road for 5km... More 

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