Jebel Shams, Al Hamra

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Explore Jebel Shams, Oman's highest peak, best known for its grandiose canyon. You can drive up to the top in your personal vehicle (although a four-wheel drive is recommended) or go on an organized guided tour. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and panoramic vista of the towering canyon cliffs and scenic mountainous landscape, or brave the "balcony walk," an adrenaline-inducing cliffside trek. Plan to see Jebel Shams and other attractions that appeal to you using our Al Hamra trip itinerary builder.
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  • 2000m Above sea level, a spectacular mountain range worth the visit, passing by small Omani villages along the way. Beautiful wadi at the old Al Hamra, where you can see ancient houses on the...  more »
  • The walk starts just beyond the small village of Khateem where vehicles can be parked. The path is halfway up the Al Nakir canyon where it skirts the rim, at times only a few feet from a precipitous.....  more »
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