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Reviewed 26 April 2019 via mobile

First thing first: you will need to a good 4x4... This track is brutal while offering amazing scenic views. Great way to go from Mascat to Al Hamra (and The View hotel).

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 821sebastiens
Reviewed 14 April 2019

As frequently mentioned, you do need a 4WD but the majority of the drive, bar one or two steep sections, is not that difficult. The views, however, are stunning and worth every stop, photo and opportunity to take in the western Hajjar mountains. We set...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank tokyodom
Reviewed 13 February 2019

You can drive the Wadi Bani Awf route in about two hours. However, make it a full day. There are great places to stop and walk - to simply admire the view, or explore a Wadi. Snake Canyon and Little Snake Canyon make excellent hikes...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank doctorclifford
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

It’s worth renting a 4x4 just to do this track! Possibilities to camp or stay along the track and also the starting point for Snake Canyon.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank BestRegardsFromFar
Reviewed 26 October 2018

We just did Hamra - Rustaq bit. It's really worth it but : 1/ you'll need a powerful 4x4 (we used the 4x4-lock mode 4 times on very steep climbs). Forget the 4x2 SUV. 2/ your passengers need to accept the ride and keep their...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank TPH22
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Wadi Bani Awf (or Snake Canyon) as familiar to everyone is one of the best places to visit in Oman. the adrenaline rush starts 2 minutes from the entrance of the wadi with the first abseil or the point of no return. then the whole...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Adib K
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Wadi bani auf is a great track between Rustaq and Al Hamra trough the Hajir mountains. Muscat to barka signal and take left towards rustaq. after crossing the nakhal turn, there is a small village awabi, cross it and look for a left exit. this...More

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank Jitendra P
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We started at the Hoota caves side and intended to drive to Rustaq. In the end we turned back after 10km as my wife was getting too nervous (we had a baby in the car). Nevertheless it was the highlight of the holiday. Gorgeous scenery....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank TootingMike
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Wadi bani auf is a great track between Rustaq and Al Hamra trough the Hajir mountains. The track lost a bit of its grandeur and difficulty as the first part has been black topped in the past few years. Still the second part had great...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank koekw
Reviewed 30 June 2018

You need to have a four wheel drive to access this place.Better to have camping stuff with you.Good natural beauty.Best place for overnight camping

Date of experience: July 2017
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