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Wadi Ghul - Oman's Grand Canyon

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Al Hamra, Oman
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Reviewed September 10, 2017

Very impressive and quite deserted even in December. When I was there it was not cold as I was expecting. It is quite scary to see 400 mtrs direct fall.

Thank leprotto1961
Reviewed September 4, 2017

It took us about 4 hours ( longer than expected) to get to the abandoned village and back. We did not make it to the pool area as needed to get back to the car by 5.30 pm to drive down Jebel Shams before sun-set....More

Thank Fortynineplus
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Takes your breath away. A must see if your in Oman. Pro: Views Landscape Cons: Go prepared their are no restrooms or restaurants in the immediate area.

Thank Thewanderingmarine
Reviewed July 2, 2017

Most of the people stop by the road to take the pic from the distance but went all the way down the wadi and up to the abandoned village. Possible, but only in dry wadi, to leave the car close to the little mosque then...More

1  Thank GoranWembley
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

My family hiked the balcony walk in one afternoon. The temperatures in Nizwa were 45 degrees but up along the balcony it was 32...very pleasant with a nice breeze. Make sure you take lots of water and some sturdy shoes. Our 11 year-old daughter fared...More

Thank Misterjacobson
Reviewed May 9, 2017

After seeing the USA Grand Canyon this was a disappointment. No comparison! We could very well skip this.

Thank jackjump
Reviewed April 28, 2017

You can either drive and/or hike into the Canyon from the bottom, or drive up to Jebel Shams and hike along the rim. Starting point for the signposted hike No. 6 along the rim of the canyon is just past the Jebel Shams Resort in...More

Thank JG-Bayern
Reviewed April 11, 2017

We drove up from Nizwa in the morning, being at altitude it is cooler than other places we had visited which helped make the trekking comfortable, especially as we were starting at midday. The views of Wadi Ghul along the way are fantastic, the Balcony...More

Thank lI0ve2h0liday
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

It's 200 meters deeper than the US Grand Canyon, but not as wide, much less developed, and not as impressive to the eye. The hikes into the Canyon are very enjoyable, not rigorous, difference in altitude on hikes is only two hundred meters. Saw golden...More

1  Thank Ronald B
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

On 3rd of February we took a family trip to Alhoota cave . Was higly educational and the toure guy was very helpful and kind. Points need to know : 1.need to make an appointment before. 2.there are interance fee need to pay. 3.there are...More

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Christine C
March 31, 2016|
Response from wimAntwerp | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can go by normal car, but keep in mind that about 7 km is unpaved gravel road , in good condition but steep.Not far from the resort starts one of the most beautiful walks ( W6 )of Oman .