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At just over 2000 meter. Jebel Shams Resort is ideally situated a few minutes walk from the famous "Grand Canyon of Oman" and a visit to us on Oman's highest Mountain at approximately 3000 Meter is great place from which to enjoy the mountain. A...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

To reach the small village where to start the hiking the last km are on a not pavement road with some important rise and down (a standard car 2w can be used but it's at the limit). The landmark is incredible.

Thank Angelo O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It might not be quite on the same scale as the US, but the mountain range is starkly dramatic, the canyon cutting through the peaks. Watch out for the very friendly goats who trot over at the first sight of company too...

Thank MummyTravels
Reviewed September 13, 2018

A place with a great view and only few people. Exactly what you need for a day off... very quite and relaxing. The view is stunning and the drive there is a great adventure, you will hardly forget! As a passionate driver, I highly recommend...More

Thank anita u
Reviewed July 9, 2018

facilities such as road and infrastructure could be developed, no street lights, no proper display boards to reach the hill top, not a great experience

Thank 883prasadn
Reviewed June 24, 2018

We stayed around 2000m from sea level and walked on one of the easier trails. the place is very good for people who will want some outdoors activity like mountain biking or hiking trails. it was hot even in the night during summer , but...More

Thank Footloose112
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

You can't reach the top of the mountain by car, but anyway you can see the beautifull views. The balcony walk is amazing. We were camping on the mountain and it was very cold even in may! There is a lot of goats everywhere and...More

1  Thank Tjasa V
Reviewed May 24, 2018

Magnificent views, excellent guides We booked a guide through Husaak Adventures for 2 hikes on Jebel Shams. Husaak Adventures conveniently has an office next to the reception at the Sama Heights Resord. Our guide, Ahmed, a young Omani university student who hails from a nearby...More

Thank newtella
Reviewed May 6, 2018

We did the W4 hike to Jebel Shams South Summit (2,997m). Important to note that the highest mountain in Oman, Jebel Shams North Summit (3,009m), is out of bounds to the general public due to military use. Regardless, this is an epic hike. Most guidance...More

1  Thank DCC1892
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Amazing views and lots of new goat friends. If you are not familiar with back country mountain driving you will likely not want to do this drive on your own. Lots of sharp drops and one lane sometimes having to deal with 2 vehicles. I'm...More

3  Thank Carli M
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

The peak is inaccessible as it is an RAF base , you can’t get anywhere near the top , only the peak opposite which is at least 30m less than the summit , still amazing views but if you are after hiking and bagging a...More

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judelark
May 9, 2018|
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Response from bergerts | Reviewed this property |
hi Judy, yes, both jebal shams and misfat al abrreyen are possible in a 2wd, misfat is paved, jebel shams maybe 6 Km easy gravel. and yes, we did the balcony walk. could not convince the kids to walk up to the summit... More
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DCC1892
April 27, 2018|
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Response from DocMoMan | Reviewed this property |
More or less straight route. Ask locals. There’s a village at he top from where the trek starts. Once you get up there, rest is easy to find. Take water and head cover. A hydration pack is ideal. No food water or restrooms... More
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