Jebel Shams The Mountain of the Sun Private Tour

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Al Hamra
Al Hamra
Nizwa Fort
Nizwa Fort
Birkat Al Mauz Oasis
Birkat Al Mauz Oasis
Al Hamra
Nizwa Fort
Birkat Al Mauz Oasis

What To Expect

Visit the 17th century fort and souk at Nizwa, passing by the Hajar Mountains and the oases of Fanjah on the way. Then, head to Misfah, a village seemingly hewn out of rock, and take in the views from the Mountain of the Sun.


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Drive through the fascinating Hajar Mountains and the oases of Fanjah. In Nizwa, we visit the famous 17th century fort and the souk with its excellent Bedouin jewelery. We continue to Misfah, a village seemingly hewn out of rock.

After the visit of Misfah, we drive up to Jebel Shams, the Mountain of Sun. From a height of nearly 2000 meters, you will have an outstanding view deep into the Grand Canyon of Oman. The next stop will be in the picturesque Al Hamra, one of the last loam villages in Oman.

Picnic lunch en-route before returning to Muscat.


  • Hotel pick-up

  • Experienced English speaking driver/guide

  • Picnic lunch


  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

  • Optional activity costs

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  • Guests need to present the Lead Traveler's Photo ID upon redemption along with the e-voucher shown from mobile device.

  • Pick up times are not fixed nor final. All departure times are estimates and may vary up to a couple of hours depending on season / hotel location / traffic conditions. Exact pick-up time and location will be advised upon confirmation with the service provider at the destination.

  • Private tours are subject to availability at the time of booking.

  • Tour operator reserves the right to cancel any part of the scheduled programs offered for reasons of government decisions, public holidays, weather conditions or similar.

  • Off road tours are conducted in 4WD (Toyota Landcruiser or similar).

  • Our safaris involve off-road driving through sand dunes as well as off-road tracks in mountain areas. As the drive can be rough in certain given rugged areas we are unable to accept any pregnant women, persons with heart ailments and with back or neck problems.

  • Tour takes between 8 to 10 hours.

  • Infants below 1 year old will have to pay the child price. Please select child ticket option upon booking.

Cancellation Policy

  • 25% Cancellation Fee (75% reimbursement): 46 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 16 to 45 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 15 days or less prior to date of activity.

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