Nizwa: Jebel Shams Balcony Walk and Via Ferrata Adventure

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Admire a view across the 'Grand Canyon of Oman' and Oman's highest mountain, 'Jebel Shams'. Hike the famous Balcony Walk to the hidden pool, and then test your courage on the thrilling via ferrata.


  • Challenge yourself on an exhilarating via ferrata.
  • Enjoy views over the 'Grand Canyon of Oman' and of Jebel Shams.
  • Hike the stunning 'Balcony Walk' to a hidden pool.


The day starts with an early pick-up from your hotel. From here, we make our way to the road that takes us up to the viewpoint for Jebel Shams (Sun Mountain), Oman’s highest peak (3009 m), and Oman’s Grand Canyon. This off-road adventure provides unparalleled views of the Al Hamra region. After enjoying the stunning landscape from above, and watching the Egyptian eagles sore overhead we descend into the canyon and hike along the amazing Balcony Walk. This is a moderate hike that passes by abandoned villages and hidden waterfalls, providing spectacular photo opportunities. After a break at the hidden pool, we head to the via ferrata, an exhilarating way to return to the viewpoint. After an equipment check and safety briefing, we make our way up the cliff to return to the viewpoint. The difficulty level varies as you ascend, but the views over the Grand Canyon of Oman are amazing. Finally, we scramble over the rocks for approximately 1km to return to the cars. A truly memorable experience!


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