Jebel Akhdar is situated at the top of the Hajar Mountain range with its center town at Sayq plateau at altitude of 2100m. The plateau offers cool weather, old villages, canyons, terrace plantations. and stunning mountains views .
Our journey start by picking you at 7:30 am from your location in Muscat and will head direct to Jebel Akhdar (2.5 hrs drive) . At arrival will do an amazing short trek between 2 villages (Al Sharija-Al Ayn). Will pass through old stone/mud houses, terrace farms of roses, pomegranates, walnuts & grapes farms with stunning cliff views. Will enjoy our lunch in restaurant overlooking the beautiful cliffs. By Mid day will head to Al sugra old cliff village where will check in to The CLIFF guest house hostel. This incredible hostel with its 500 yrs old village is situated in a middle of a mountain disconnected from our modern life with its amazing views around. By evening will start our session for making the Omani "Shuwa" meat. It is delicacy prepared only on special occasions. The meat is marinated with special spices and then wrapped in sacks made of dry banana or palm leaves. These sacks will be buried in underground oven to slowly cook for our next day lunch. In the morning of next day after enjoying locally prepared breakfast, will enjoy another short hike in the village before noon time when will open the "Shuwa" to enjoy a legacy Omani food.