A Tale of 2 Wadis

Join us for the chance to explore Wadi Sahtan and Wadi Banni Hini over a weekend.  We will drive on and offroad, up mountain tracks (nothing with huge drop-offs though), through rivers and along quiet roads.  

Oman is a geologist’s dream and we will have lots of stops to view and photograph some amazing rock formations.

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Package A : 2 Nights


  • Car Rental Nissan Patrol Y62 4.0L Auto
  • 1 night hotel, 1 nights camping, 
  • Camping Equipment Hire
  • Breakfast/lunch/dinner x 2
  • Soft drinks

Package B : 2 Nights

As for package A, but excluding

  • Rental Car

Aimed at GCC Residents

  • Using their own 4×4 OR
  • Independently rented 4×4


Tour Dates*


We have no definite dates for this 2 night adventure; they will probably happen on a Thursday-Saturday, but other dates are available upon request.

Ibri is just 2 hours from the UAE border at Al Ain so this is a great trip for expats based there, as well as Muscat.

Please note the map is orientated with north on the right.





Day One

  • Package A: Collect hire car from Muscat any time after noon , drive to Ibri  (just under 3 hours’ drive).
  • Package B: meet us at Ibri
  • Dinner at the Hotel
  • Overnight at the hotel – it is not graded but would be a very clean 2 star hotel, and the best hotel in Ibri.

Guests can arrive anytime after 4pm


Day Two

  • Take a winding hilly road to our first offroad section, Wadi Sahtan
  • Drive slowly through it, with frequent stops for photos
  • Drive along Wadi Bani Hinni (good chance of needing to ford the river)
  • Reaching our campspot at around one hour before sunset
  • BBQ and stargazing 

Day Three

  • Early breakfast at camp,
  • Drive up Wadi Bani Hinni 
  • Walking tour of old village
  • Ice cream stop
  • Explore an abandoned village
  • Tour ends early afternoon near Wadi Hawqayn Fort, which is less than 30 minutes from the Muscat Expressway


What’s Included/Pricing Tables

Empty Quarter Enterprises Ltd T/A Xpedition Arabia, 39/8 Hyvot View, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, EH17 8PQ


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