Ras Madrakah is an excellent day-trip opportunity for anyone visiting Duqm or on the way to Salalah (through Hasik).
The place offers fantastic camping spots overlooking black mountains and golden sand beaches. Also great bird spotting and off-roading, with nice weather even during the hot summer months.
Persian steps is a section of the trail that’s used for sport competitions as it leads directly to Jebel Akhdar.
As the region received plenty of rain few weeks before, the area was blooming with flowers and green – an unusual sight for Muscat.
Al Aqbiyah region (Muscat, Oman) features a few point of interests including: Wadi Aqbiyah (hike), Ayn Al Hammam (hot spring), Wadi Hammam lookout, and Al Awabi quartzite site.