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Mountains Village Bike Tour

Mountains Village Bike Tour

Al Hamra

15th October – 15th April

09:00 AM

7 h 30 min

Advanced

Starts From:

OMR 45

After meeting our tour leader at Al Hamra the group will all set for the 60km long Mountain Village Bike Tour. This tour is for experienced mountain bikers and entails long distance high altitude biking in the mountains of Oman. At the onset of the tour we ride through numerous villages and farmlands and once we've covered about 10km we’ll ride uphill towards Sharaf Al Alamyin. After following this path for 5km, we’ll take the detour to Tanuf, where the group will also be able to get an exclusive tour of the Tanuf Mineral Water Factory and witness the inner workings of a mineral water factory. We continue onwards cycling across long stretches on the hilly roads here. At some places, we will be biking downhill on off-road tracks, thus this is not a tour recommended for beginners. After taking a break we’ll cycle further downhill through the winding mountain paths and make a stop at a rooftop café near the Al Hoota Caves. We'll take a short break to refresh ourselves and enjoy the spectacular view from the cafe. Then, we’ll continue riding towards Al Hamra where the tour will end. 

 

Price per guest:
Solo Private Tour: 86 OMR  
Private Tour For Two: 54 OMR
 Group Tour: 45 OMR (Group of 3-10 people) 

INCLUSIONS

  • MTB Bikes
  • Helmet
  • Saddle Cushions
  • Drinking Water
  • Services of a Professional Guide
  • An Enchanting Experience

Exclusions

  • Transportation to or from the starting point
  • Any meal or snacks

Mountains Village Bike Tour

Al Hamra

15th October – 15th April

09:00 AM

7 h 30 min

Advanced

Starting From:

OMR 45

Tour Enquiry

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