Al Batinah South

January 21, 2020
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Wandering around wadis – Snake Gorge

Snake Gorge is located halfway through Wadi Bani Awf, a wadi that crosses the Al Hajar mountain range; and it was named for the many snakes.-like bends, it is a destination for many visitors who come especially for adventure. as they cross the gorge on foot, across various boulders and water pools. Given the required level of fitness, those wishing to explore it are asked to arrange a guide
January 21, 2020
Falaj Al Maysar

Al Maysar Falaj

Al Maysar Falaj has been included in List of World Heritage Sites in Oman by UNESCO. It is an exciting experience to walk along the Falaj during its moving and passing among residential areas and fields towards the huge Al Rustaq Fort.
January 21, 2020
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Wadi Bani Kharus

Wadi Bani Kharus has been a center of civilization and agricultural advancement in Oman for more than hundreds of years. The high mountains on both sides of the Wadi are composed of limestone formations that range from 90 million years old at the entrance of the Wadi to 600 million years in the distant parts of the Wadi
January 21, 2020
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Al Masnaah Fort

Al Masnaah Fort, which overlooks the sea, is located in Al Masnaah, an exceptional fort on the Al Batinah Coast, as it was built with rocks brought from distant mountains. The fort was built in the late 1800s, and the defenses of the main building and the two opposite gun towers were reinforced diagonally by a fortified wall containing a number of additional buildings
July 10, 2019
Wadi Hoqain

Wadi Hoqain

Reachable by 4x4, Wadi Hoqain is a picturesque wadi about 50km from Al Rustaq. Framed by date plantations and rocky mountains, this wadi is especially known for its natural water pools and small waterfalls – the perfect place for picnic.
July 10, 2019
Wadi Bani Hani

Wadi Bani Hani

A little gap in the Al Hajar mountains, barely visible from the main road between Al Awabi and Al Rustaq, reveals the entrance to Wadi Bani Hani. Crossing this mountainous wadi is an adventure for experienced off-roaders only.
July 10, 2019
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Ain Al Kasfa – Al Rustaq

Located at the heart of Al Rustaq, Ain Al Kasfa is a hot spring said to have therapeutic qualities. Purpose-built bathing rooms are available close by for visitors to use, as swimming in the spring itself is not allowed.
July 10, 2019
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Wakan Village – Wadi Mistal

Overlooking Wadi Mistal, Wakan is a beautifully terraced farming village, set 2,000 metres above sea level in the Hajar Mountains. With hiking tracks and viewing platforms that make the most of the panoramic views of the wadi below, it is truly worth the visit.
July 10, 2019
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Wadi Al Abyad

A haven for off-roading and geology enthusiasts, Wadi Al Abyad is about one and a half hour’s drive from Muscat and known for its turquoise water pools and stunning geological features. Interestingly, some of the area’s largest sand dunes can be found nearby.