Camel Trek Through The Magnificent Samhan Mountains
An adventurous, 5 day trek with camels, from the coast and foothills of the Samhan Mountains Reserve, up to over 2000m along the majestic escarpment that abuts the Indian Ocean. The Samhan Mountains of southern Oman cover a vast area (over 45000 Km Sq), of uninhabited, pristine and spectacular wilderness. They are home to most of the last Arabian Leopards. The terrain is defined by deep gorges and steep sided ‘wadis’. On reaching the escarpment, the views are utterly magnificent. The relative abundance of water, difficult terrain and zero population provides a haven for animals, that include Nubian Ibex, gazelle, Arabian wolf, striped Hyena, mongoose and caracal. The mountains are also uniquely home to various plants and on the central high plateau includes the densest population of Boswellia sacra (Frankincense) trees in the area.
This bespoke trekking expedition can begin and end with a comfortable, “ expedition camp” or a lightweight "star tent camp", on request. However, the aim is to travel lightly on the actual trek, with camels to carry food/water and enough camping kit. 'Swag bags' under the stars and food cooked on a fire. Dates for this expedition are flexible, 4-8 people works very well. Conditions are perfect from October through to next April.
Prices from $500 per person, per night (based on 8 people).
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