Barr al Hikman is about 500 kilometers drive (five hours) from Muscat towards Muhoot arrived at the Hikman Peninsula, landscape of desert sand and low shrubs is made up of a mixture of mud, sand, and seawater.
The terrain of land flooded by sea water for about 148 km making it one of the most important bird migration stations both in Oman.
Also attracts hundreds of birds, predominantly gulls, egrets, and shorebirds that feed from the crabs and fishes that are born in the area along the rest of turtles.
Things to remember before entering to Barr al Hikman:
- 4×4 vehicle is essential
- Understanding of soil, mud terrain and water
- Fill up the gas before you start entering
You can drive across Ash Sharqiyah to Al-Wusta and reach AlKhaluf (called as fishing town) part of the peninsula of Barr Al Hikman.Get Coordinates