Trail Running in Oman

Discover the desert when you knot up your running shoes and head out into Oman’s countryside!

Whether you are heading for the iconic mountain of the sun or for a breezy job along the seashore, Oman offers a plethora of different trail running opportunities, each one as scenic as the last. “Compare and book a certified guide for your Trail Running trip with 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our Trail Running selection. The mountains are calling!

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There are many reasons for choosing Trail Running in Oman

Enjoy stunning views from the coastal mountains out over the sea or down into the desert. Setting suns turn the whole landscape an array of different colours and is really quite a sight to see. Heading out for a trail running expedition here ensures that you’ll get to see a lovely sample of this scenic country.


Good to know:

Country Code:





Rial (OMR)

Best time to visit:

December to March

What’s the weather like?

Oman has one of the hottest climates on Earth, which is why trail running is best done during the winter. At this time, average daily temperatures are still around 18ºC to 26ºC. Rain is very rare at this time of year

How do I get there:

The best way to get to Oman is to fly into Oman International Airport (MCT). The airport receives direct flights from some European Asian and African locations. Several major international airlines also service the airport. From the airport, most guides offer transport to the start of the trip

More info about Trail Running in Oman:

Oman is the Gulf’s hidden gem. Complete with varied landscapes and perfect wintertime temperatures, the country is ideal for trail running during this time of year. Most trips are based out of Muscat and give you easy access to a variety of different spots. The mountains, coast and desert are all particularly popular destinations. Once you’ve gotten in your kilometers for the day, head out and explore other parts of the country too. Hiking and caving in the mountains are both popular activities. Also, be sure to also check out some of the country’s pristine beaches and either to take in the sun or try out some surfing. Desert safaris on camel-back are also quite popular

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