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Snake Canyon 1.0

Wadi Bani Auf

Group Size: 2 - 12

Minimum Age: 10

Duration: 1 Day

Adventure Level:

Fitness Level:

Upcoming Scheduled Dates:

SEP 06, SEP 10, SEP 13, SEP 17

PHOTOS FROM THIS DESTINATION

An awesome canyoning adventure with local flavours!

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Swim in fresh-water pools
  • Explore a 100m deep canyon
  • Experience abseiling (3-5 m)
  • Enjoy lunch with a local family
  • Take a tour of the date palm terraces

TRIP DETAILS

This is a perfect day to get the best from both worlds: Oman’s wild nature with world-class adventures and the country’s rich culture.
We get an early start and enjoy the stunning views that open to us on the way. A thrilling off-road drive gets us into the heart of Western Hajar, to the start of the famous Snake Canyon.

After kitting-up and a safety briefing, we enter the winding canyon with its 100m walls towering over us.
As we descend, expect to scramble, slide, climb over boulders and hang off the rope, as the instructor lowers you in more challenging sections.
The second half of the canyon is usually full of water and offers a nice way to refresh in the freshwater pools.

A final hike through the boulder valley gets us back to the cars. A short transfer gets us to the village of Bilad Sayt, where a local family will host us for lunch.
Enjoy a tour of the village and learn about the ancient irrigation system that still provides life support and water to the farms in the village and experience true Omani hospitality.

ITINERARY

  • 6.00 – departure from Muscat
  • 8.00 – meeting at the start of the tour in Wadi Bani Auf and safety briefing.
  • 8.00-12.30 – descend through the canyon
  • 12.30-14.30 – lunch and village tour
  • 14.30-16.30 – drive back to Muscat.

OTHER INFORMATION

Optional Add-on

  • Pick-up and drop-off
  • Prerequisites

  • Basic swimming skills
  • Basic fitness level
  • Included in your trip

  • Top of the range equipment.
  • Internationally certified instructors.
  • First Aid trained staff.
  • Water and soft drinks.
  • Lunch.
  • All entrance fees.
  • What to bring

  • Insurance. Make sure your travel insurance covers adventure activities.
  • 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.
  • A change of clothes and shoes.
  • Backpack for water.
  • Sunscreen, hat and sunglasses.
  • Small towel could be useful.
  • If you are bringing a camera, make sure is waterproof.
  • Wetsuit, for colder months. Don’t worry, if you do not have your own, we will provide one for you.
  • Private Tour 50+ OMR

    Group Tour 40+ OMR