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Visit the Bike and Hike Oman Blog to stay updated with the latest cycling and hiking trends. Here we bring you lots of interesting blogs related to hiking or biking in Oman.

Biking Tours

Top Cycling Trails in Oman

Bike and Hike Oman|Mon, 27 May 2019

If you’re searching for the top cycling tours in Oman, you’ve landed at the right place. We’ve collected a list to the best biking tours in Oman for you so you don’t have to spend unnecessary time doing research about which circuits to take and how to arrange for the details of the tour. Oman is blessed with the ideals landscape for those interested in cycling tours with a variety of different types of paths, trails and weather while the people are considerate of cyclists as a novelty factor since the country is not yet a cycling hotbed. While it may be too hot during peak summer time to head out for a cycling tour without risking a heat stroke with careful consideration of the weather and trails chosen, it is no wonder that many believe that this is the next destination for cycling tours in the Middle East. So, take a look at these four routes that made to the top of our list of cycling tours in Oman.

Hiking Tours

Everything You Need to Know Before Going Hiking in Oman

Ambika Verma|Fri, 17 May 2019

Heading out on a hike unprepared can have serious consequences. We are offering some tips and guidance for a safe and enjoyable hike in Oman. The many trails across the region cannot be taken lightly, and should not be attempted without hikers having done some basic research about trails, proper equipment and supplies. Although there is much ground to cover in the region, there are many risks involved when hiking unprepared or without a guide – people have had to be air rescued from the rugged terrain of the Hajar Mountains and have even lost their lives. Although the government has started marking numerous hiking trails across the country including a feature marking the difficulty of the hike, it is still considered ideal that for the first few times people go out with experts.

Hiking Tours

10 Health Benefits of Going Hiking Regularly

Bike and Hike Oman|Tue, 23 Apr 2019

Hiking is something that can be enjoyed by men, women and children of all ages and fitness levels. It gets you outside where you can enjoy your natural surroundings. All while offering a chance to breathe in fresh air, discover nature’s wonders, and get some exercise that will have you feeling motivated and energised. Regular hiking offers a range of health benefits, from boosting fitness, to improving mental wellbeing and even helping us in our social lives. We’ve listed some of the amazing benefits of hiking below so that next time you’re heading out into the wilderness on a hike, you will not only feel fantastic, but will also know why:

Biking Tours

Cycling Tours: A New Way to Explore Your Destination

Bike and Hike Oman|Tue, 02 Apr 2019

In a world where people are searching for fresh new experiences, outdoor enthusiasts have discovered a brand new way of experiencing destinations— through cycling tours. At the heart of these tours lies the idea that travelling by bike gives you the chance to experience a country, even those you have visited before, through a news lens giving cyclists a different and deeper perspective. To journey with local people and freewheel into some of life’s most unexpected moments; Can there be any greater joy?

MTB Tours

Top Mountain Biking Tours in Oman

Bike and Hike Oman|Sat, 16 Mar 2019

The Sultanate of Oman is the perfect place to combine a cycling tour with some of the best sights in the Middle East. Mountain bicycling tours takes us through dusty paths, hill top villages, and hidden Wadi, while along the way we may come across bustling busy cities which offer a taste of the country and empty desert roads where the communities are sparse and nomadic and the landscape vast and spectacular. And if the idea of open exercise and explorations under the open skies are not enough you can even explore the Alfaj irrigation systems found all over that have been deemed World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. There lie vast undiscovered trails suitable for mountain biking in Oman that offer a challenge to experienced mountain bikers who want to ride the adventurous routes through some of the most spectacular places on Oman. For those who are looking to enter into the world of Mountain biking too, Oman presents an opportunity like no other with a wide variety of both easily traversable and strenuous trails that offer all cyclists an opportunity to improve their skills while discovering the countryside or rather the mountainsides.