Wadi Shab Travel Guide

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Wadi Shab Overview

A wadi is a valley with a riverbed that is seasonally flooded or permanently wet. All along the eastern coast of Oman, rivers exit the mountain ridges and form wadis where people live in quiet villages.

Wadi Shab is a canyon along the road between Muscat and Sur with steep cliffs that go all the way to the ocean, and offers an extremely dramatic view as an entrance into Oman from the ocean. The motorway now crosses in front of the canyon. You can enter the wadi by boat.

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