Wadi Bani Khalid, Muscat

4.4
#2 of 32 in Wildlife in Muscat
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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  • A beautiful and serene landscape, until you get deeper into the wadi and it becomes a little touristy. I didn’t swim, although there were some people swimming (bring conservative swimming attire).  more »
  • A piace to be seen. Impossible to describe the beauty and scenery. Magic! The poi la are cool and absolutely stunning.  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.
  • Really awesome place.
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