Sat 15 Feb - Fri 21 Feb 2020

In aid of NSPCC

NSPCC

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The challenge

  • Experience true wilderness as you trek through abandoned canyons
  • Discover the mysterious mountains of the Musandam Peninsula
  • Visit the Fjords of Arabia
  • Just two hours from the vibrant city of Dubai
  • Raise vital funds for NSPCC

Raise life-changing funds for the NSPCC as you tackle the rugged Oman Mountain Desert trek for the nation's leading children's charity. This spectacular expedition will offer you a fantastic sense of achievement at the end of this extremely demanding challenge, and provides you with the chance to experience the traditional way of Omani life.

This trek will take you from the coastal town of Dibba, following ancient footpaths between abandoned villages and through wadis, canyons and the dramatic coastline. You’ll visit remote villages before climbing into the mountains to reach the summit of Jebel Qihwi at 1,800m. During the days you’ll be dwarfed by mountains, carved out through the limestone over millennia. Experience speed boats up the coast, camping in the desert and campfires in secluded bays under the night sky strewn with stars.

It is a truly unique adventure in to the wilderness – you won’t see any other trekkers or tourists for days as you explore this beautifully remote region of the world.

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Oman Desert Trek

Oman Desert Trek

Oman Desert Trek

Oman Desert Trek

Oman Desert Trek

Oman Desert Trek

Oman Desert Trek

Oman Desert Trek

Oman Mountain Trek

Oman Mountain Trek

Oman Desert Trek

Oman Desert Trek

Oman lights

Oman lights

Preparing a fire

Preparing a fire

photo@ianpollard.co.uk

Desert Sunset

Desert Sunset

photo@ianpollard.co.uk

Desert Sunset

Desert Sunset

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We hold an Air Travel Organiser's Licence granted by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 6546. Many of the flight-inclusive challenges on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. But ATOL protection does not apply to all holiday and travel services listed on this website. This ATOL protection only covers challenges that include flights booked by Charity Challenge and that originate in the UK. Please ask us to confirm what protection may apply to your booking. If you do not receive an ATOL Certificate then the booking will not be ATOL protected. If you do receive an ATOL Certificate but all the parts of your trip are not listed on it, those parts will not be ATOL protected. Please see our booking conditions for information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.atol.org.uk/ATOLcertificate

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