The Sultanate of Oman, is located in the south-eastern portion of the Arabian peninsula, has a greater extension than Italy with its 309,500 km² and has about 2,400,000 inhabitants. A meeting point between Asia and Africa, Oman is a mountainous country surrounded by deserts overlooking the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea. Here is a "carnet" of the attractions offered by this land. Here are some ideas to enjoy the warm climate of this country between December and January.
Snake Canyon Adventure – An incredible day, starting in 4×4 and then climbing to discover the winding rocky gorges of Wadi Bani Awf. A fascinating journey through the rocks smoothed by water and the natural pools of the wadi.
Mibam Wadi Tiwi – An excursion to discover Mibam, a village far from the mountains from which it is possible to enjoy an extraordinary view of the rocky walls surrounded by lush vegetation, waterways and waterfalls.
Wadi Hawir – An oasis set among the arid mountains, represents one of the most beautiful Wadi of the Sultanate where it is possible to take a dip in its crystal clear waters. For a memorable day in close contact with nature.
Jebel Al Akhdhar (cave of Amer) – A guided excursion through the tunnels dug in the ancient rock formations of the mountain. At the end of the visit, a breathtaking view of the village of Sojra.
Jebel Shams (BalkonyWalk) – An excursion departing from Al Khatiym in the Jebel Shams plateau, which involves crossing the steep rock face of the canyon with spectacular views of Jebel Shams and the canyon below. In a second phase the travelers will walk towards the abandoned village for an exciting descent of 20 meters into the hidden lake.
Misfat Al Abryeen – A mountain village located at 1.000 m.s.l.m characterized by the traditional irrigation system with flaj, UNESCO heritage, and by wonderful agricultural terraces, narrow alleys and old houses.
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