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Muttrah off the beaten track

Muscat

Group Size: 2 - 12

Minimum Age: 8

Duration: 1 Day

Adventure Level:

Fitness Level:

Activities: HikingTrekking

PHOTOS FROM THIS DESTINATION

Explore the Old Muscat area from a different angle as we hike along an old pathway in the mountains that used to connect the town.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore Cornice and Muttrah Souq
  • Experience adventure in Muscat
  • Learn about Oman’s history and lifestyle.

TRIP DETAILS

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 view point 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 10mins in and we are away from the hustle and bustle, fully immersed in the 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.

ITINERARY

  • 8.00 – hotel pick-up
  • 8.30 – safety briefing
  • 8.45 – 12.45 – trek and Muttrah visit
  • 13.30 – arrival back to the hotel

OTHER INFORMATION

Optional Add On

  • Pick-up and drop-off.
  • Prerequisites

  • Basic fitness level.
  • Included in your trip

  • Local certified guide.
  • First Aid trained staff.
  • Water and soft drinks.
  • Snacks.
  • All entrance fees.
  • What to bring

  • 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.
  • Remember everyone must dress respectfully. Shoulders and knees must be covered.
  • Backpack for water.
  • Sunscreen, hat and sunglasses.
  • Private Tour 205+ OMR

    Group Tour 41+ OMR