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Muttrah

This historical adventure will take you back to the times of sailors ad We start our hike in the heart of the old part of Muscat, as take a steep path that winds up and over the mountains that surround the cornice.

Just under 100 steps get us to the first viewpoint with green park and golden mountains framing the ocean view.

The path we take winds through the wadi and is what used to connect two parts of the old town before the cornice road was created. Just 10 minutes in and we are away from the hustle and bustle, fully immersed in nature.

The trek takes 2-3 hours and will lead us right to the start of Muttrah Souq, home to small local shops. We explore the Souq, and take a walk along the Cornice to explore the old Fort, towering on the cliff and then head back to the hotel.

This experience is full of local charm, history and adventure.

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Price p.p

€150

Duration

4 hours

Location

Jebel Shams

Min. Age

8

Activity

Easy
Hiking
Culture

8.30
Safety briefing.


8.45 – 12.45
Trek and Muttrah visit.


12.45 – 13.30
Lunch.

Local certified guide

 

First Aid trained staff

 

Water and soft drinks

 

Lunch

 

All entrance fees

This activity is applicable for clients that rent 4x4 & camping equipment with iDrive 4x4. You drive with your car from your location in Oman to the meeting point.

Travel insurance. Make sure your travel insurance covers trekking.

 

Closed toe shoes, such as trainers or lightweight boots, are a must. You need something with good ankle support.

 

Dress respectfully. Shoulders and knees must be covered.

 

Backpack for water.

 

Sunscreen, hat and sunglasses.

 

Towel.

 

Wetsuits for colder months.

 

If you bring a camera make sure it is waterproof.

For the booking iDrive 4x4 will provide a voucher to the client.

 

Each participant must sign a liability waiver to participate in the trip. Where the participant is under the age of 18, a liability waiver must be signed by the participant’s legal guardian.

This activity is provided by a trusted business partner of iDrive 4x4.   Adventure sports have inherent dangers. Safe practices require all clients to listen carefully to and carry out the instructions given by the guides.   All equipment meets European Safety Standards. All equipment is checked before and after use and is stored appropriately.   Comprehensive safety procedures are in place.

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