Hike (C38) – Mutrah – Behind the Cornish

Hike (C38) – Mutrah – Behind the Cornish

Peaceful walk in the mountains surrounding Mutrah

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Peaceful walk in the mountains surrounding Mutrah

Key information

  • Level of difficulty: 2/5
  • Technicity : Walking & Trail only
  • Duration: 40min
  • Distance: 2 km
  • Elevation: +90m / -110m
  • Topography: stairs uphill / easy-going descent
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  • Park your car nearby Riyam Garden (halfway between Mutrah and Old Muscat)
  • Opposing the garden, the trek starts on the right of the mountain, behind the houses. The path is marked by the standard yellow-white-red flag
  • The first section of the trek involves climbing stairs to reach a small pass from where the path reaches downhill an abandoned village.
  • From the abandoned village, go back from where you arrived and follow the wadi bypassing the mountain by the left
  • After a small final climb, you shall arrive in the backside of Mutrah by crossing a cemetery (please be respectful). Continue straight until you reach the seafront from where you can easily get back to Riyam in a 30 min walk.

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