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Wadi Ghul- Oman's Grand Canyon

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Address: Nizwa, Oman
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Amazing Place to Visit

Oman just has many nice places to offer. We drove around and took a short stroll around the area. Magnificent!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Koelnsperger
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Oman just has many nice places to offer. We drove around and took a short stroll around the area. Magnificent!

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Gastonia
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254 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving on rough terrain at altitudes as high as 2000 meters for approximately 3 hours. The road can be rough, there are plenty of tight hair-pin turns, steep cliffs no toilet facilities and no guard rails.

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Thank RSpicer
Munich, Germany
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

ride to the top and watch the sun go down. amazing spot. in the evening you should bring pullovers ore jackets with u.

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Thank Romano C
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view on top is amazing even. A bit of rough road when you're near but it's all worth it when you see the scenery on the way up. Make sure to bring sweater as it's a quite cold especially during winter. The place is good for camping too :-)

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Thank Miles S
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing views....absolute must have in the Oman. ...bring plenty of time with you do a hike and camp close to the rim. Unforgettable experience.

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Thank Martin F
Columbus, Ohio, United States
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91 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly, the canyon is beautiful anytime of day. But, and early-morning sunrise here is just spectacular and will take your breath away. The clouds were inside the canyon and the colors from the sunrise just permeated the mountains. So beautiful!

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Thank Jessica M
Beijing, China
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62 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy to get to with just a short bit of unpaved road. You won't need a 4X4. Excellent views of the canyon and the valley in the distance. Very beautiful

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Thank VaguelyVagrant
London
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42 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Considering the drive up to the view point I was expecting a little more to be honest. Don't get me wrong the views are very good but I thing "Grand Canyon" is a little ambitious. For the adrenaline junkie in me the drive up is great and the bouncing up to the view point was great fun!

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

This drive is accessible as a day trip from Nizwa. Easy sealed road to Wadi Ghul, then the steep incline starts. Although it is theoretically doable in a sedan (we saw a Mazda2 and a Toyota corolla at the top), the journey is much more pleasant in a 4WD. There is a lookout at the start of the incline where... More 

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Reading, UK
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Definitely worth a visit! Having a decent 4x4 will help as it can be a pretty bumpy ride if you go the whole way.

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