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Wadi Ghul - Oman's Grand Canyon

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$202.00*
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Full-Day Grand Canyon and Nizwa Tour by 4x4
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$218.00*
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Day Trip to Oman's Grand Canyon: Jebel Shams
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$420.00*
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Private Tour: Jabal Shams Grand Canyon Adventure from Muscat
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Al Hamra, Oman
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Reviewed January 18, 2016 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.

Thank Martin F
Reviewed January 16, 2016

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!

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed January 9, 2016

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

Thank VaguelyVagrant
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...More

Thank LondonTravelLady
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...More

Thank NataliePatricia
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.

Thank LWFL
Reviewed December 10, 2015

Do not hesitate to take a walk there as it is correctly described as a "balcony walk". It is really worth it. Do not forget bringing water as especially in the morning, almost all walk is in sun a it can be very strong. We...More

Thank Michaela L
Reviewed December 10, 2015

We hiked on a old donkey trail along side canyon. The views are astonishing, although not so wide as the Grand Canyon in the USA it almost as impressive. a must see!

1  Thank Woet K
Reviewed November 15, 2015

Its worth visiting this place.... amazing view and great driving experience. unable to went up to long as didnt had proper 4 by 4. if u really want to enjoy then 4 by 4 is must.

2  Thank Arbab A
Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

We drove from Muscat to Nizwa for around 2 hrs to reach the gate way of Wadi Gul that leads to Jebel Shams. It took another 2 hours to reach Jebel Shams resort next to which is the spectacular view of the Grand Canyon. Once...More

2  Thank TalhaMalik
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Christine C
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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 .
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