caves of oman

7 05, 2020

Top 5 caves I explored in Oman

By |2020-05-10T21:00:34+04:00May 7th, 2020|Adventure, Caving, Oman|0 Comments

“Wait, what! There are caves in Oman?”, this is the reaction I often get when I tell someone I explore caves in Oman. Followed by “but it is a desert”...  Oman has one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world, rich in its geological history dating back for [...]

13 02, 2018

Caves & Cave Exploring – Speleology

By |2019-02-28T07:46:04+04:00February 13th, 2018|Adventure, Caving|1 Comment

Caves are hollow spaces in the ground formed naturally by the process of weathering of rock over time (sometimes millions of years). These underground hollow spaces change in formation (speleothems) from a place to another based on the geology of the area. Some caves are horizontal while others are [...]

16 04, 2016

MECET expedition in Salalah Oman – Part 2: Tawi Ateer sinkhole

By |2018-04-29T12:22:00+04:00April 16th, 2016|Adventure, Caving, Oman, Sport|0 Comments

In May 2013, 5 cavers explored 3 caves in the Salalah region of Oman. One of these caves is the famous: Tawi Ateer sinkhole. Tawi Ateer sinkhole, which means the Bird Well, is one of the largest sinkholes of the world. The cave is located is in the Dhofar region of Salalah. Tawi Ateer cave is [...]