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Quick drive / walk up the wadi

Drove a short way up the dry wadi. Then walked. Could have driven a lot further. Looked ever more... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2018
JamesChesher
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Great experience and fantastic view

I haven't been on the jebel sgams but I would say to be down in the canyon is much more fun and... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2018
Nicolas S
,
Altdorf, Switzerland
via mobile
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Al Hamra, Oman
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Drove a short way up the dry wadi. Then walked. Could have driven a lot further. Looked ever more impressive ahead BT had to turn back due to tired children...

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

I haven't been on the jebel sgams but I would say to be down in the canyon is much more fun and more interesting! With your 4x4 you can drive into the canyon till al nakhar if the way is fixed and you can drive...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is one of the nice place to see many mountain connections. In winter full of clouds and white will sure be enjoy moment.

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

With a 4x4 go to one of Jabal Shams resorts for a night.next morning drive 30 min and park in the village of Al Khitaym . follow the clored signs for an extraordinary hike around the cliffs till the abandonned village.the walk takes 1hr30 and...More

Thank toufic2013
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

The journey up to Oman's Grand Canyon is beautiful. Due to lack of rainfall in 2016 the temperature on Christmas Day was 22degC which is very hot for December and winter months. So saldy, the view was not jaw dropping from the top. It is...More

Thank Hatton20
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I finally made Wadi Nakhur with my kids and some friends and must say it is breathtaking to walk in between the vertical canyon walls and contemplate nature is a raw state along with traditional villages. Road to Nakhur is blocked by the huge boulders...More

Thank Olenellus
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I was here on 24 Sep. on passing through the small village that opens up to the entrance of the canyon , we found that the path for vehicles is no longer accessible due to rocks which have fallen onto the path (possibly due to...More

1  Thank Travis2110
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

This starts from a village. There are 2 hikes - W6 and W6A. W6 is most popular as it has got the complete view of the canyon. We, a family of four, with children aged 11 and 5 did W6 partially. Recommended for average physically...More

2  Thank Makshum
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

I see that Wadi Ghul is listed in TripAdvisor as the wadi associated with Oman's Grand Canyon. After doing a fair amount of research, I believe that Wadi Nakhr is more appropriately the wadi associated with the Grand Canyon, but I am under the impression...More

2  Thank Eitleoir
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Reviewed 29 October 2013

I've done this walk five times now while taking others to see it. The most dramatic time was with thunder rumbled up the canyon. rain was falling somewhere but not on us. I stopped to look back and at least one km away I saw...More

1  Thank Cheryl D
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