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A wealth of heritage! , Jebel Akhdar Full-Day 4-Wheel-Drive Tour

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Jebel Akhdar Full-Day 4-Wheel-Drive Tour

£90 pp

 

Explore the rocky Jebel Akhdar mountain range and visit sites that can only be accessed by a 4x4 vehicle. Discover remote villages, extraordinary mountain scenery and enjoy bird's-eye views of the region from the iconic Saiq Plateau.

 

Meeting Point

Hotel Pickup

Muscat

Tour begins 8 am , duration approx. 10 hours

 

 

Highlights

4-wheel-drive journey over the Jebel Akhdar to Saiq Plateau

Stunning views from Princess Diana’s View Point

Steep terraces & hard-to-reach rural villages such as Soqra

Traditional lunch & leisure time in nearby hanging gardens

 

Inclusions

Guided tour of the Jebel Akhdar region

Lunch with soft drinks

Roundtrip transport to and from your central Muscat hotel by 4-wheel-drive vehicle

Live tour commentary provided in English

 

Remarks

Children aged 2 and younger are complimentary.

At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place and at least 5 people should book this tour to redeem the same price. 

Hotel pick-up is available from most centrally located Muscat hotels. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

  • Day 1

    You will be offered pick up services from most of centrally located Muscat hotels. Drive in a 4-wheel-drive vehicle through Sumail Gap and Izki, passing through a scenic mountain route that takes you up to the Saiq Plateau. Enjoy amazing views of sweeping landscapes from this viewpoint, where hundreds of years ago was only accessible by donkeys.

    Your guide will share fascinating insight into what life is like for those who inhabit this remote region. From Princess Diana’s Point, view the rising terraces, steep slopes with serrated rock formations and incredible desert plant life thriving amid harsh conditions.

    Enjoy a delicious lunch in a local restaurant, followed by a leisure walk through the hanging gardens which run parallel to an irrigation system. Visit the picturesque, remote mountain village of Soqra before your journey back to Muscat.

     

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