Jebel Shams Balcony Walk & Via Feratta - Daily Tours Egypt

Jebel Shams Balcony Walk & Via Feratta

Join Husaak's experienced guide on an overnight camping trip to Jebel Shams. Enjoy a sunset walk and wild camping experience, before heading off on the Balcony Walk and thrilling Via Feratta the next day. This is a 200m climb up the cliff face using a steel cable. You will also get to visit the Al Hamra ruins and Bait al Safah working museum on your return to Muscat. 
The trip is not very challenging but does require a decent level of physical fitness and endurance. 

Ages: 12+

Starts - 2:00 pm Thursday 
Ends -  3 pm Saturday

Start / End Point - Husaak Center, Muscat 
Price: Adult 250 OMR | Child 200 OMR
Level: Medium

Note:
- This is a mixed gender trip
- This is wild camping
- Airfare and personal gear not included
- Husaak's trips are non-refundable 

Packing List
The Essentials: Ankle support hiking boots, thick woolen socks, microfibre towel, sleeping bag, sleeping mat, headlights (with spare batteries), dryfit leggings or shorts with t-shirts,sandals for camp, hat, sunglasses, reusable insulated water bottle (2l)

Nice to Have: Gloves for summertime (Rocks can get hot), lip balm and sunscreen, bug spray/ repellent, camera / gopro with chargers, extra batteries, toiletries, fresh clothes.

Day 1
Meet at New Husaak Center
Drive 3.5 hours to Jebel Shams
Sunset walk + Setup camp
Enjoy a grilled dinner around a campfire

Day 2
Breakfast with local villagers
Embark on the Balcony Walk and Via Feratta
Wild camping on the mountains

Day 3
Visit Al Hamra ruins and Bait Al Safah Working Museum
Return to Muscat
 
Note: Not suitable for those afraid of heights
Children 12-15 will do the sunshine abseil instead of Via Feratta

Highlights

- Experienced Guide
- See stunning views of the Western Hajar Mountains
- Transport from Husaak Centre Muscat 
- Includes lunch, snacks, dinner and warm breakfast
- All logistics covered during the trip

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