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“Nice off-road experience”
Review of Wadi Al Arbeieen

Wadi Al Arbeieen
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Ranked #5 of 86 things to do in Muscat
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Owner description: E un'oasi nel deserto in oman a circa 150 km SE da muscat, con percorso fuoristrada, laghi naturali, oasi e piccoli villaggi che ti lasciano un ricordo indelebile del vero oman. assolutamente da vedere
Manama, Bahrain
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“Nice off-road experience”
Reviewed October 19, 2013

To be honest I wanted to go there but the car was not suitable! Anyway on my way from Sur to Muscat we decided to give a try and see what 17km off-road would mean for an average rented salon car. We were almost lost a couple of times - we stopped a few guys with huge SUVs who confirmed that we were heading the right direction. It took us almost half an hour to find it and when we got there in the first village the people when they saw us.... disappeared! There were many wasps (I assume because of the water) and we decided to go... On our way back we saw a few cars stopped by water and got there spending a few minutes to enjoy the stunning views. I guess it really worth to have a local guide in places like this.

Visited October 2013
3 Thank Babisyious
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“Great off-road experience”
Reviewed August 8, 2013

Not very far from Muscat, but once you get off-road it seems you are centuries away. It is especially impressive if you approach the wadi from Mazara, using a graded road over the arid and scorched mountains and highlands which suddenly drops into the green paradise with a rivulet slithering between boulders. Leaving the green oasis and village on your left, you'll end up in another green oasis with water flowing throughout the year and making a picturesque waterfall. There is a high rock attracting the brave to dive into the deep crystal-clear pond of turqouise water. It is an excellent spot for a mid-day rest before continuing down the Wadi Al Arbeieen through a picturesque valley full of greenery, aflaj, nice ponds for a refreshing dip and even some fishing... Strongly recommended for a one-day trip. There are also several nice places to set up a tent a stay overnight. Possible hiking up the wadi and camping there too...

Visited March 2013
9 Thank doctor694
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Muscat, Oman
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

Went on an excellent hike through this Wade last year. Tough, had to be in good shape but well worth it.

Also nice to drive through after coming down from the mountains.

Need a 4x4.

Visited August 2012
3 Thank Coach-Benita
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Muscat, Oman
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“Beautiful Wadi”
Reviewed May 30, 2013

Wadi Arbeieen is a beautiful wadi - once you find your way in. It is offroad and best to go in a 4wd.
The pools, scenery and gorge are beautiful once the wadi is reached.

Visited May 2013
3 Thank David H
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