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Best trails in Oman

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Ready to check out the best trails in Oman? AllTrails has 7 great hiking trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 5 moderate trails in Oman ranging from 2 to 6.4 miles and from 22 to 6,856 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Oman
Top trails (7)
#1 - Jabal Stairway Trail
Al Dakhliyah Governorate, Ad Dakhiliyah, Oman
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 3 h 26 m
Jabal Stairway Trail is a 4.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Al Dakhliyah Governorate, Ad Dakhiliyah, Oman that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primShow more
#2 - W6 Balcony Trail (Jabal Shams)
Al Dakhliyah Governorate, Ad Dakhiliyah, Oman
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Length: 6.4 mi • Est. 5 h 11 m
Really great trail. Better known as Balcony Trail (maybe change the name?). Well maintained, lots of clear markings, good path. Trail ends at a deserted village, do yourself a favour and continue to tShow more
#3 - Riyah to Mutrah Trail
Muscat, Muscat, Oman
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
This is a popular trail among locals and tourists alike that is particularly busy on the weekends. It is relatively easy to get to the start of this hike. It begins with a set of rocky steps before reShow more
#4 - Jebel Akhdar
Nizwa, Ad Dakhiliyah, Oman
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
Note: You will need a 4x4 vehicle to reach the trailhead. This route takes you up steep stone steps and through mountain villages.Show more
#5 - Wadi Shab
Sur, Ash Sharqiyah South, Oman
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 2 h 15 m
Wadi Shab is a 3.5 mile out and back trail located near Sur, Ash Sharqiyah South, Oman that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking.Show more
#6 - Jabel Shams: Plateau to Quarn al Ghamaydah
Al Hamra, Ad Dakhiliyah, Oman
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Length: 9.8 mi • Est. 6 h 34 m
A trip to the highest point of Oman and the Arabian Peninsula. Not technical, but at those temperatures easy things become problematic . On the ascent, chose your own route across a few small wadis, dShow more
#7 - Oman by UTMB 130km Race Course
Nizwa, Ad Dakhiliyah, Oman
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Length: 78.3 mi • Est. Multi-day
This is the route of the Oman by UTMB 130km Trail Running Race. It combines singletrack, gravel roads, and some very technical segments. It takes you along the heights of the Green Mountain, Jebel Al Show more