Welcome to Jebel Akhdar

With a day or two to explore this ‘top of the beanstalk’, the determined visitor will soon stumble across the network of mountain villages and their well-tended gardens and orchards that make this region so justly prized.

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$187 Transfers & Ground Transport

Muscat Airport & Port transfer to Jabal Akhdar with 4WD car

The first & only service of it's kind at Oman. Get your shuttle & transfer from any point at Muscat like airport or port or other location to your luxury resort at Jebel Akhdar (like Alila al jabal Akhdar or Anantara al jabal akhdar resort or Sahab hotel etc,,). Our rates are much better then what the hotels at Jabel Akhder usually ask for. And your driver would be a local guy from Jabal Akhdar who will be more than happy to pin points highlights of Jabel Akhdar, answer your questions and facilitate your stay if you ever wanted any other service or help. Vehicals used are SUV because sedans are not allowed to go up to Jabal Akhder.

$676 Day Trips & Excursions


DAY 01: MUSCAT-NIZWA-JEBEL SHAMS0800 hrs We stop at the pretty village of Birkat Al Mauz situated at the foothills of Jebel Akhdar (Green Mountains). Enjoy a walk through its oasis and dense date plantations. Then we depart for Jabrin, the finest of Oman's castles built in the late 17th century became a seat of Omani learning. The castle displays the highest achievement in Omani ceiling painting & beautifully executed woodcarvings. Visit Misfah a pretty mountain village with stone dwellings still in existence. While heading for Jebel Shams stop at the terrace farming village of Wadi Ghul. Our next stop takes us to Wadi Nakher located in the depth of our deepest canyon. In the Jebel Akhdar range Jebel Shams the highest peak offers a spectacular view. Nizwa, capital of the interior, is the birthplace of Islam in the Sultanate of Oman. Nizwa Souq is renowned for its intricately hand-carved "Khanjars" (daggers) & ornamental silver jewellery. Return to Nizwa.Overnight stay at Al Diyar hotel in Nizwa.DAY 02: NIZWA-WAHIBA SANDS-WADI BANI KHALID-SURBreakfast. 0800 hrs We depart from Nizwa for Wahiba Sands, a vast mass of undulating red and White sea of sand and dunes rising up to 200 meters, which are host to a variety of flora and fauna. The ever-changing patterns of the dunes are a photographer’s delight. Visit a Bedouin house in this wilderness. In stark contrast to this is Wadi Bani Khalid. It comprises of small pretty villages embedded in the mountains. The Wadi has clear deep blue water. We then head for Sur.Overnight stay at Sur. DAY 03 :DHOW FACTORY- BIBI MIRIAM'S TOMB- WADI ARBAYEEN- QURIYAT-MUSCATAfter breakfast 0800 hrs Visit the fish jetty and dhow factory . Visit the Sineslah Fort. The ruins of Bibi Miriam's Tomb can be seen at the village of Qalhat on coastal road to Muscat. Stop at Fins beach for a swim . Our next stop is the Bimah Sinkhole, a spectacular limestone crater with blue green water at the bottom. On clear sunny days while driving along the coast one might chance to see sharks in the deep blue water or fleet footed Gazelle sprint across the landscape.Proceed to Wadi Arbayeen which has refreshing deep pools of water set among the date palms. Visit the mango plantations at Hail Al Ghaf before returning to Muscat via Quriyat Overnight stay at Muscat hotel of your choice

$80 Shore Excursions

Jebel Akhdar Cool and Green (Muscat tours):Oman Shore excursions

Jebel Akhdar (Day trip) 4WD Cool and Green :Muscat toursJebel Akhdar one of the fabulous Landmarks Muscat tours. It is located approximately 170 km from Muscat. is known as "Green Mountain" it is Considered one of the most scenic areas in Oman, it is a part of Hajar Mountain Range.  Jebel Akhdar has so called because of the presence of green terraced gardens surrounding the villages.Drive through Sumail Gap and Izki. You proceed to the Saiq Plateau,this place can be reached only by Donkey for hundreds of years .A variety of fruits like, pomegranates, apricot, and lemon are grown here.There are interesting walks in Wadi Bani Habib, Shrejaya, Al Ain and Aqur. The weather here is cool and dry. Return to Muscat.

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