Exploring The Sorrento Peninsula
Combine leisurely walks on the Sorrento Peninsula and in the Lattari Mountains and enjoy visits to the myriad of local world class sites.
Located on the Arabian Peninsula and home to one of the most eclectic terrains, walking holidays in Oman encompass everything from desert to riverbed oases and expansive coastlines along the Arabian Gulf. The dunes of Wahiba Sands stretch from the mountains to the sea, making for a diverse and scenic trip.
Begin your walking holiday to Oman in Muscat, the country’s capital city, which is surrounded by both mountains and desert. With a vast history which dates back to antiquity, it is also home to a wide range of upmarket shopping malls, making it the ideal place to soak up Oman’s culture and pick up keepsakes.
The famous dunes of Wahabi Sands span the eastern Hajar Mountains to the Arabia Sea, meaning there is a colourful and varied terrain to be explored during your time in Oman. This picturesque setting is the perfect spot to see the sun go down over the magnificent sand dunes.
Explore the Hajar mountain range to discover the mighty Jebel Akhdar Mountain, which is populated by fruit orchards and provides stunning views of the surrounding countryside. There is also Wadi Ghul, lovingly known as the Grand Canyon of Arabia, which stretches for as far as the eye can see, and the highest mountain in the region, Jebel Shams.
Cruise & Walk
The exotic cities of India, Sri Lanka and Sumatra provide a melting pot of experiences for you to enjoy. So step ashore and discover a land full of contrasts.
Easy countryside walking with plenty of breaks, normally taking up the whole day.
Most of these holidays have an element of sightseeing.
You are unlikely to walk more than 6 miles and the cumulative ascents and descents will be gradual and range from minimal to 300m.
Experience the natural delights and golden desert landscapes, camp overnight in the Wahiba Sands and explore Nizwa, one of the oldest cities in Oman
Full day walks with moderate amounts of ascent and descent.
The paths are mostly good, but there may be some steep and rough ground.
Walks will last up to 6 hours and could involve as much as 750m of ascent and descent. Some walks will be less demanding.