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Wadis of Oman

4 Days

A very fun tour with a mix of not too difficult classic hiking and aquatic hiking to discover the 4 most beautiful wadis of the Sharqiyah region. Overnights in a beach hotel and in a well equiped camp in the desert.

  • Landscape:

    Wadi, desert

  • Activities:

    Hiking, canyoning, easy walking, swimming

  • Overstay:

    Hotel, appartment, mountain hut, ect...

  • Difficulty:

    Endurance level
Misfat-Al-Abreyeen

Day 1

- Transfer Muttrah - Dibab (1 h 30 - 120 Km)
- Transfer Dibab - As Suwaih (Wadi Al Arbeyeen) (45 min - 30 Km)

Short Aquatic Walk in Wadi Al Arbeyeen (4 h). We start with a refreshing swim in the vast pool down the village of as Suwayh. We then walk up the wadi around large boulders and across water pools until the canyons narrows to form very long pools. We swim there and go back the same way. Attention : in some places, you might have to cross some pools! Your bags, shoes, and clothes will get wet! So do not take any belongings with you which are not waterproof.

- Walking time : 2 to 4 h

- Transfer As Suwaih (Wadi Al Arbeyeen) - Dibab (45 min - 30 Km)
Transfer Dibab - Tiwi (30 mm - 60 Km)

Wadi Shab Resort. The Wadi Shab resort was built on the hill overlooking the blue sea near Tiwi. It is a comfortable 3-star hotel with swimming pool facing the sea.The hotel’s main restaurant overlooks the sea and serves Omani breakfast and dinner as well as international specialties. Standard Room. This air-conditioned room offers a small seating area with a flat-screen TV. Facilities include an electric kettle and a fridge. The bathroom is fitted with a shower, toiletries and hairdyer.. Breakfast and dinner at the hotel.

wadi-tiwi

JDay 2

- Transfer Tiwi - Saymah (Wadi Tiwi) (45 min - 25 Km)

Hiking and swimming in Wadi Tiwi (6 h). We start from the village of Saymah. We follow an old donkey path above palm trees until we arrive at another village. We then walk at the bottom of the wadi, on the falaj, along the river or between boulders. We stop for a delightful swim surrounded by cliffs and palm trees. Then we start to climb across terraces until we reach the village of Mibam. We then use another way down to the second village. We finally come back using the same way and make a last stop before we arrive at another refreshing bath in a lovely turqoise-coloured pool.

- Level 3
- Walking time : 4 to 5 h
- Height difference : +450m/-450m

- Transfer Saymah (Wadi Tiwi) - Tiwi (45 min - 15 Km)

Wadi Shab Resort. Wadi Shab Resort. The Wadi Shab resort was built on the hill overlooking the blue sea near Tiwi. It is a comfortable 3-star hotel with swimming pool facing the sea.The hotel’s main restaurant overlooks the sea and serves Omani breakfast and dinner as well as international specialties. Standard Room. This air-conditioned room offers a small seating area with a flat-screen TV. Facilities include an electric kettle and a fridge. The bathroom is fitted with a shower, toiletries and hairdyer.. Breakfast and dinner at the hotel.

wadi-shab

Day 3

- Walk and unforgettable swim in Wadi Shab (3 h)

Hike on top of Arabia's Grand Canyon to Sab Bani Khamis (4 h ). We start from the sea and start hiking in the wadi. After 45 minutes or 1-hour walk in this beautiful wadi we'll go into the water : we swim from pool to pool to discover this incredible place. But we don't tell you more about this, since it has to be a surprise!

- Level 1
- Walking time : 1 to 2 h

- Transfer Tiwi Bidiyah (2 h 170 Km)
- Transfer Bidiyah - Our Camp in Wahiba sands (30 mm - 20 Km)

Sunset in the dunes (1 h). We start a walk across the dunes in the late afternoon. The heat isn't too strong anymore and the sunlight is the most beautiful. The setting sun always turns the sand and the shades into different colours. This a great unforgettable moment.

Safari Desert Camp. A very nice camp which is located in the middle of the sand dunes, in a quiet and wild area. There is no electricity, which makes this camp more authentic. Tea, coffee, water and soft drinks are complimentary. There are also some nice lounges where you can relax and smoke sheesha. Arabic Tent with private bathroom. Arabic tent nicely done up as hotel room : bed, carpets, table, chairs. Private bathroom.. Breakfast and dinner at the hotel.

wadi-bani-khalid

Day 4

- Transfer Our Camp in Wahiba sands - Bidiyah (30 mm - 30 Km)
- Transfer Bidiyah Bidah (1 h 50 Km)

Aquatic hiking in Wadi Bani Khalid (5 h). An easy quatic hike in one of the most beautiful wadis of oman. We start from the village of Bidah. We walk across its luxuriant palm garden to reach he entrance of the garden. We then walk between large boulders to arrive to 2 wonderful pools with waterfalls. In one of these we can jump from 10 meters. We keep on walking in the water and the swim several long pools (until 300 meters). The valley then widens and we discover Seeq's garden which we cross to arrive in the village.

- Level 1
- Walking time : 3 to 5 h

- Transfer Seeq (Wadi Bani Khalid) - Muttrah (3 h - 280 Km)