About This Show
Sultanate is a podcast where we discover new and exciting destinations within the Sultanate of Oman that are beyond the tourist route; as well as finding unique ways to enjoy the Omani hospitality like a local.
Join D. Michael as he takes you around the Sultanate to share with you what he loves most about Oman.
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009: Via Ferrata at Alila Jabal Akhdar
I always wanted to try out a via ferrata, and it finally happened with a visit to Oman's newest via ferrata at the Alila Jabal Akhdar hotel. A via ferrata is a protected climbing route, and Jebal Akhdar is one of the most beautiful places in Oman. Mix the two together to make a memorable adventure in the mountains. In this episode of the Sultanate, Jonty and I take you along the via ferrata course at Alila Jabal Akhdar with the help of our guides Majid and Rob. Along the way Majid points out the variety of plants growing on the mountain, and how they are used by the locals. We also learn about the history of the surrounding area before we muscle up the challenging section of the course to take in the spectacular view. Via Ferrata at Alila Jabal Akhdar Details Cost for hotel guests: 35++ OMR per guest for 2 Hours Cost for outside guests: TBA by management once this service approved Reservations: email: email@example.com OR call: +968 2534 4200 / +968 9910 4204 Sultanate Ep 009: Alila Jabal Akhdar Links Alila Jabal Akhdar Follow the show and find more about Oman at: www.beyondtheroute.com Facebook Instagram Twitter Do you like what you hear? Be sure to tell a friend and tell me what you like in the comments at www.beyondtheroute.com. You can also leave the show a rating on iTunes. Thank you, and I look forward to hearing from you. Disclaimer: Alila Jabal Akhdar hotel did not pay me to write or speak about the hotel. This episode and blog post is not an endorsement, just my opinions and experience. If this activity is terrible, I will tell you it is terrible.