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We were staying in Birkat al Mouz. Essentially, locals with 4x4 cruise around asking tourists if they want a trip up the mountain with stop offs for photo opportunities & the option to walk between some villages - you negotiate what you do or don’t...More
You need good walking shoes because of loose gravel which could be slippery. It was a pleasant walk with s few difficult climbs. But the views were beautiful in contrast to the stark giant rocky mountains on the way here.
In the villages, narrow alleys...More
A trip out to visit the ancient villages and walk on the ‘Green Mountain’ is a must do. Find out about the Falaj irrigation system and the crops grown on the mountainside. Enjoy the breathtaking views.
It is very special experience to go up the green mountain... after suffering the heat in Muscat you can enjoy the cool rainy wheather... there are a number of hotels up there where you can stay or eat...
Overall all it is special...
We booked a day excursion to Nizwa City, Fort and the green mountains (Al Akhdar).
Following our visit to the Nizwa that was the old original capital of Oman we drove up into the green mountains to see the old villages and countryside.
For those who don't fear trekking in quiet villages in Oman, Jebel Akhdar is a picturesque mountain located near Nizwa. Over an hour's drive from Muscat, the scenic beauty of rocky mountains, date palm trees and cliffs will attract your attention.
Interestingly, a number of...More
We loved waling in these mountains and visiting ancient villages and encountering lovely people. Its tough going off the beaten track and you need plenty of water to prevent dehydration. Saying that it gets cold at night in the winter too. Beautiful scenery well worth...More
I don't think there is an paved way from wakan to aljabal alakhdar. Maybe there is one and you may ask the locals if you wanna hike. By the way there is a tourist information center in wakan you me get the required... More
I don't think there is an paved way from wakan to aljabal alakhdar. Maybe there is one and you may ask the locals if you wanna hike. By the way there is a tourist information center in wakan you me get the required information.