Wadi Bani Khalid, Muscat

4.4
#2 of 38 in Wildlife in Muscat
Must see · Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
Dip in an emerald green pool amidst limestone cliffs fringed with vegetation at Wadi Bani Khalid, a striking landscape cut into the Al Hajar mountains. Admire waterfalls pouring over boulders, explore caves with strange light, and snap photos of the green and red rocks--the result of copper oxide and iron ore. A scenic hike will take you to natural springs, through plantations and villages. A traditional Omani village en route has all the basic tourist facilities. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Wadi Bani Khalid by using our Muscat vacation planning tool.
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  • Beautiful day trip. Walk, hike climb up and down then take a swim in the crystal clean ponds. Let the little fish nibble at your feet. Look around a lot because your brain may not be able to...  more »
  • We passed by Wadi Bani Khalid on the way to Jebel Akhdar. We saw a lot of local families swimming in the Wadi. Unlike Wadi Shab, where you have to walk for a while before you reach the water, it's...  more »
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  • Astonishing place! Best place to camp, have a night out and spend your weekends. That cave that needs 2kms of walk was of no much significance. The wadi that begins it's trail near the cave is so beautiful, diving into it is so relieving.
  • Awesome place.. Check weather forecast before planning trip to this place

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