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Located in the remote and still pristine wilderness area of the Musandam Peninsula, in Oman, Khor an-Najd is the only khor accessible by vehicle (only 4WD).

The road to the inlet of Najd is gravel. It’s 6.6km long. Only 4x4. The minimalist desert landscape gives way to this craggy and rocky inlet that is hidden from the Strait of Hormuz. It can be busy and a little rubbish-strewn. Best to avoid weekends and Public Holidays.

 




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