A view of the grand canyon of middle east at Jebal Shams Oman
  • Jebal Shams Oman

    Jebal Shams Oman is the highest mountain of the Al Hajar mountain range. ‘Jebal Shams’ in Arabic means ‘Mountain of Sun’ as it welcomes the first rays of the sun. Known as the ‘Grand Canyon of Middle East’, the summit is about 3,000 meters above sea level. Bask in the refreshing weather up. In summer, the temperature is around 68°F, and in winter, it drops to less than 32°F. Trek up the narrow serpentine path and take the balcony walk. You will love the amazing view from the gigantic canyon and of course, don’t miss the thrilling adventure walk on via ferrata. The via ferrata – which means 'iron way' –is the highest via ferrata in the Middle East and is provided by Alila Jabal Akhdar. And stop! Jebal Shams is the best place to camp in Oman amid gorgeous weather. So why wait? Pack your bags and jump in!

  • Opening/Closing Time - Open 24 hrs
  • Entrance Fee / Tickets - Free
  • Age Restrictions - No
  • Pick up /Drop off - No
  • Live Guide - No
  • Spot to Relax - Yes
  • Visitor Center - Yes
  • Free Parking - No
  • Food & Drinks - No
  • Wheelchair Accessible - No
  • Public Restroom - No
  • Prayer hall - No

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