Old Village Hiking Tour

Hiking on small trails leads you from The View on a mountain plateau walk above Wadi Ghul to old Ghul village enjoying the beautiful view over the valley with Al Hamra and the Ghul recharge dam deep down below. In old Ghul you can enjoy your lunch break under shady palm trees near the old mosque. After the break you can explore the ruins of the former Ghul village till the driver picks you up and brings you a few kilometers into the deepest canyon of Oman: Wadi Nakhr. Later a short car transfer takes you back to Al Hamra where you will learn about the aflaj irrigation system, an UNESCO World Heritage, visit the old town and the museum. At the end a car takes you back up to The View.


Length: 10 km 

Meters in altitude: 385 

Duration: 7 h (3 h hiking) 

Start: The View

End: The View 

Normal timing: 09:00 – 16:00 

Operation: 15th October – 15th April 

Level: Intermediate 

Prices per guest: 33 OMR Normal tour price in group of 3-10 people 
75 OMR Private tour price 1 person alone 
44 OMR Private tour price 2 people 

Special discount prices for group bookings from 28 OMR according to number of people. 

This tour can also be arranged uphill whereas the hiking time will be 4 hours from old Ghul village to The View with 1050 meters in altitude and the level intermediate sportive.