Surrounded by rough canyon walls jutting up from the pools of water it makes you wonder if it can get any more beautiful than this. Bilad Sayt is a fairy tale like village typical of the old Omani communal settlements of the past.
This is Oman at its most dramatic, with stupendous scenery and a rough, vertiginous track which challenges the skills of even experienced off-road drivers – not to be attempted lightly, and best avoided during or after rains.
Fanja, is blessed with a very rich cultural heritage and spectacular natural landscapes. Its civilization, which dates back to 5,000 years, still exists along with modern development; it is a city with a hidden beauty that is yet to be explored.
Floating in emerald-tinted water with a clear blue sky and blazing sunshine overhead could be the backdrop of many locations in the Sultanate. The only distinctively difference of this place is that this is a geological phenomenon.
Along the Muscat – Sur highway in the Sharqiah region of Oman lies the popular and the dramatic Wadi Shab sandwiched between spectacularly narrow mountain ravine, edged in by dizzying sandstone walls with a verdant ribbon of date plantations and banana palms edged through the base of the cliffs.