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Jebel Shams: Tours & Tickets

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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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Al Hamra, Oman
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Reviewed 10 September 2019 via mobile

Words cannot convey the magnificence of this site. Known as the grand canyon of Oman, Jebel Shams has rock, mountain and canyon views that literally take your breath away.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mark G
Reviewed 22 August 2019 via mobile

Wonderful place and very high and the temperature in the summer up 20 degrees and less do not miss the visit of Jebel Shams

Date of experience: August 2019
94  Thank Oman-taxi-muscat
Reviewed 10 August 2019

The journey here from Muscat was well worth it, i was concerned about the other postings regarding the road being unpaved. The road is unpaved for about 12.5 km. So long as there has not been recent rains, the road should be ok, just go...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Louistrav
Reviewed 29 July 2019

This trip was one of the best adventures of my life. A must visit destination in Oman for camping, hiking, mountain trails, rock climbing and many, many unbelievable awesome sites. If you want to know how it feels to be at the top of the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Andry S
Reviewed 16 July 2019

I spotted different hotels and 'staying' options while driving up there, and I guess that would be a different experience: hiking, walking through the area having a place to sleep near by... that could be great. But if you do it like I did, a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank David D
Reviewed 26 June 2019 via mobile

If you think about going on an Oman road trip you definitely should pass nizwa and go up to Jebel shams! Straight into the mountains and you can discover the Arab Grand Canyon! Take your hiking shoes and enjoy the silence there! It’s a bit...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank joehiroth
Reviewed 12 June 2019

Totally amazed by the beuty of Oman. I wouldnt recommend for small children as the trail is on a cliff. I have a fear of hights but was able to walk almost the whole trail. Recommend plenty of water and rest prior to going as...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Palcar246
Reviewed 12 June 2019 via mobile

You will need a 4WD to make the journey but it is worth the investment as the views from the various walks and drives are spectacular. Fill up with fuel at Al Hamra and consider staying at the night nearby. Thanks for the vote if...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 9 June 2019

The highest pick of middle east. When temperature is 42-45C you can get 25-22 over there. So amazing view with pleasant weather will refresh you like anything. May be due to less advertisement, this one not less than grand canyon of US. Just to add...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank dipanjandebnath
Reviewed 23 May 2019

The hike is a full day and is best experienced outside of the summer. It does require a certain level of fitness as the journey is an uphill effort of a 1,000M elevation change from start to finish. There is some scrambling required but I...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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10 May 2018|
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Response from ThomasArabia | 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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28 April 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