No difficulty. Easy and short walks. Apporpriate for anyone walking occasionaly
Easy hikes with elevation gain of less than 300 meters with no big terrain difficulty
Hikes with an elevation gain from 300 to 800 meters. Appropriate for those who are used to walk in the mountain. The hikes mentioned Level 3 with a lesser elevation gain present terrain difficulties
Hikes with an elevation gain from 800 to 1100 meters. For fit mountain hikers
Long hikes with an elevation gain of more than 1000 meters and may require scrambling or easy climbing in some parts of the trail
- Transfer Nizwa (310 Km) or Mascate (450 Km)- White Desert
Walk in the white desert (2 h). We walk on the colorful dunes.
- level 1
- Walking time : 1 à 2 h
- Height difference : +300m/-300m
Bivouac. We set up our camp in this magical place, in the middle of the dunes. Individual tent.
Walk in the village of Khaluf (1 h). The village of Khaluf is a picturesque village of Bedouin fishermen: atmosphere of the end of the world where rusty 4x4 covered with seaweed pull the boats coming back from fishing.
- level 1
Ras al Ruways. We cross the white desert /Wahiba Sand desert to our camp.
Safari Camp. Bivouac in the desert
Walking and swimming in the lower part of Wadi Bani Khalid(3 h). The lower part of this valley forms a very wild canyon. We leave the pretty village of Bidah and cross the palm grove towards the canyon. We then walk in the canyon between the blocks (the path is not especially easy, but does not last very long) to arrive at a sumptuous basin with a waterfall and the possibility of jumping
- level 1
OPTION : Night turtle observation (2 h). The coast here is classified as a nature reserve to protect the green turtles that come to lay.
Grand Sur Hotel. Hotel very comfortable with services.
Sur. Sur is a big but quiet city. It is built on the seashore and extends along a wonderful logoon. In teh past it wa renovated for the naval construction. This traditional industry is declining but there is still one factory which produces wondeful traditional arabic dhows. We stop for a visit. We then walk up to a watch tower from which we have the best view over the city.
Wadi Shab. We start from the sea and start hiking into the wadi. After 45 minutes to 1 hour walk in this beautiful wadi we'll go into the water : we swim from pool to pool to discover this incredible place.
Ryiam Hotel Located right at the entrance of the city of Matrah, offers a sophisticated blend of contemporary Arab style, contemporary comfort and services.