Escorted Trekking Through The Jebel Akhdar Mountains

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Price Includes:

  • 2 economy class return flights to Muscat with Oman Air.
  • 2 nights’ accommodation at the Shangri La Al Bandar Hotel, in a deluxe sea facing room with breakfast.
  • 2 nights’ accommodation at the Al Bustan Palace Hotel, in a garden view room with breakfast.
  • Sunset cruise (group tour).
  • Muscat city tour, car and driver provided (option of snorkelling / dolphin watching not included in the price).

Travel Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Muscat Airport. Private transfer to Hotel.

2 nights in Muscat at the Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa – Al Bandar Hotel.

Day 2

Muscat – half day city tour (option of dolphin watching and / or snorkeling).

Day 3

Drive to Jebel Shams via Nakhl, Wadi Bani Awf and Bilad Sayt.

3 nights based at The View Hotel, Hail al Shas.

Day 4

Balcony Trek – Wadi Nakhr and Al Hamra.

After breakfast at The View, proceed to Al Hamra to pick up the hiking guide and drive up to Al Khatim. Trek with the guide to the abandoned village and return to Al Khatim for a picnic lunch in the mountain rest hut near the village, surrounded by magnificent views. Return to The View, via Al Hamra.

W6 hike – 3 hours.

Day 5

Trek from Sharaf Al Alamayn to Misfat Al Abyreen.

After breakfast at the View, proceed to Al Hamra, Sharaf al Alamayn and Birkat Sharaf. Trek with the hiking guide to Misfah Al Abriyin, for an Omani lunch at the old guesthouse. Return to the View hotel.

W10 and W9 hike 5 to 6 hrs.

Day 6

Drive to Jebel Akhdar via Nizwa.

Four Villages Trek – Set off from the Sahab Hotel to the start of the village walk, near Al Aqor village. Trek with the guide through the villages of Al Aqor, Al Ain, A’Sheraijah and Sayq. Return to the Sahab Hotel.

W18 hike – 2.5 hours.

Day 7

Wadi Mudhaydin Trek 3.5 hours.

Set off for the Wahiba Sands.

Overnight in the Wahiba, at either the 1000 Nights Camp or Desert Nights Resort.

Day 8

Return to Muscat via Wadi Bani Khalid and Sur.

2 nights in Muscat at the Al Bustan Palace Hotel.

Day 9

Sunset cruise from the nearby Marina – 2 hours (group tour).

Day 10

Transfer to Muscat Airport for return flight to London.