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Al Hoota Cave

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Natural wonder

Travel around 190 km from Muscat, near Nizwa to visit this natural wonder. Prebook/ book on site... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile
An overwhelming experience with nature...

Al Hoota Caves is a magnificently maintained cave at Al Hamra, Oman. The ticket prices are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Al Hamra, Oman
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Now I know why it is not allowed to take pictures inside the cave: because it's so sad and poor inside that if other people could see the pictures, they won't pay 7000 OMR for the entry. The cave is tall. OK. But not very...More

Thank CamilleJaval
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Travel around 190 km from Muscat, near Nizwa to visit this natural wonder. Prebook/ book on site your tickets for the one hour guided tour, which includes a 3 minute mini train ride to the cave from the main building. The cave takes you a...More

Thank lailanjb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cave is worth seeing. It is not far from Nizwa, a little detour on the route to Bahla. The whole complex is modern and nicely designed with an interactive museum and a comfortable waiting area. The guide himself is so enthusiastic that he virtually...More

Thank ankati
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Al Hoota Caves is a magnificently maintained cave at Al Hamra, Oman. The ticket prices are reasonable for the experience it offers. The train that takes you to the entrance provides a good look a the area surrounding it...The cave has been well lit and...More

Thank SKMenonDXB
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

One of the few things you can do in summer. Check the timings and take cash. The guide explains well. There is a small museum upstairs.

Thank alanjoro
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

It is called Kahf alhoota located in Alhamra area about 230 km from Muscat in Dakhilyah province. It is a natural wonder of Oman with 5 km length where only 800 meters are opened to the public. It is estimated that the took 3 million...More

Thank Ahmad A
Reviewed August 3, 2018

It was spectacular. Ashort train travel will take you to the caves where the tour guide will receive you.. the guided tour and the train travel overall takes about 45mins to 1 hour.. there are fixed timings of the tour.. We enjoyed our trip thoroughly..

Thank Dats_Abhi
Reviewed June 23, 2018

It was a great experience to visit Al Hoota Cave, located near Hamra Village at the foot steps of Jabel Shams. The rock formation, you can imagine Lion, Lord Ganesha, Elephant Head and many more. In side it is humid. To keep your memories, you...More

Thank sandeepojha555
Reviewed June 21, 2018

The hidden jewels under the earth. Amazing stalactitles or beautiful creations. The guide was very nice. You can use your imagination to put a name for the natural formations.

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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Al Hoota Caves discovered by locals is a heritage sight of willayat Bahla - Oman. It's a worth visit experience for every tourist. The Guides are well trained and familiar with tourist.

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Salman M
May 25, 2018|
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Response from alanjoro | Reviewed this property |
Adult 6.5 OMR and child 3 OMR. Book online but take cash and pay at the reception. When we went the POS machine wasnt working and there is no ATM nearby.
Samir Z
November 29, 2017|
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Response from Khabouri | Reviewed this property |
Dear Samir, Please try to contact them on (+968) 2542 2197 or via their website:alhootacave you can also call the yellow page at 1318
September 6, 2017|
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Response from Ana C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we saw other couples with babies leaving the stroller at the entrance and carrying the baby. It's just about 40 minutes inside the caves, after that stroller again :)