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This 4 hours tour will take you to a magical journey to the Eastern side of Salalah, where one of best landscape of the Middle East awaits you. The most popular valley of the Dhofar Region, Wadi Darbat will be your first stop. Here you will be seeing the seasonal waterfall (if its there at the time of your visit), a spring where you can do boating (kayaking, paddle boat, motor boat) overlooking the mountain of Jabal Qara series. A trip to Salalah is incomplete without visiting this beautiful valley.Sumharam Archeological site is a place where you can see the remains of an old city and a small museum is on site - Sumhuram Archeological Gallery. Taqa Castle is one of Dhofar’s most distinguished landmarks, which was built in the 19th century. Its walls were constructed from solid blocks of ‘Taqa Stone’, a local limestone material composed chiefly of fossilized shells and corals. Taqa Beach and Taqa city will also be covered in this tour, which is a great place to visit.
The region west of Salalah beckons with natural and historical sights that promise a rewarding half-day’s sightseeing. Book this private tour to discover its attractions without transportation hassles. Traveling by private vehicle with a driver-guide, experience the views and ancient tomb of the Prophet Job at Jabal Qara mountain; and call at white-sand Mughsayl Beach to see its blowholes—through which waves burst. A range of start times adds flexibility.
On this private trip by Takamul Travel you will explore the most fascinating natural sites in Dhofar mountains. You will be astonished by the green nature of Wadi Darbat where you can see cascades, huge waterfall and also camel herds crossing the azure waters of Darbat river. Then you will proceed higher to the Jabal Qara mountains to reach the impressive Tawi Attair (Well of Birds) sinkhole. Over the rim of the abyss you can look down to the depth of 211 metres. Next stop on the route will be the huge canyon-like sinkhole Tayq which is one of the largest sinkholes in the world. Afterwards you will arrive to the stunning viewpoint on the edge of Samhan mountains escarpment. From the elevation of 1340 m you will have the opportunity to view the vast Dhofar plain and the sea coast. Last stop will take you to the picturesque Hinae valley where you can admire the forest of giant baobab trees.
This half day city tour will show you the rich diversity of the city with lovely beaches, historical sites, museum, Palace, fruit farms and markets. The places will be Sultan Qaboos Mosque (the largest mosque in Salalah named after the King of Oman), Al Baleed Archeological site (an open air Archaeological site across the Arabian Sea and a UNESCO World Heritage site), The Museum of Frankincense Land (an indoor musuem at the Archaeological park, which hosts Artifacts excavated from archeological sites, Governorate of Dhofar's historical and archaeological heritage and Superb models of Omani boats from 3000 BC to current), Haffa Souq (traditional market which sells perfumes, clothes, souvenirs and the famous Frankincense), Al Hosn Palace (Palace of King - Sulan Qaboos), Haffa Beach (white sand beach with coconut trees), Fruit Huts (Have a coconut drink from nearby farms and fruit huts, cost of drink on your own), and Salalah Gardens Mall (Largest Mall in Salalah).
This is the only group guided tour from Salalah cruise terminal, which is catered to the requirement of the cruise passengers. In the short time when the cruise is berth, the passengers will be taken to the exotic journey for exploring the diversity of Salalah, the second largest city in Sultanate of Oman. The pick up will be from the inside of the port. The customers shouldn't take the shuttle bus from the terminal to the outside. So this will be very convenient for the pick up. The tour will take you to Sultan Qaboos Mosque, which is the largest mosque in the Southern Oman and then to the largest indoor Museum - Frankincense Land Museum. The tour includes visit to an ancient port of Al Baleed, which is a UNESCO Heritage site. Haffa Souq is an open air traditional market selling frankincense, perfumes, Omani Dresses and Souvenirs. The tour bus will pass through the palace of the Sultan and the coconut and banana farms. You will go to the largest modern mall in Dhofar at the end.
West of Salalalah tour by Takamul Travel will show you the highlights of western Dhofar with all the remarkable places included in the itinerary. First you will visit the enchanting Sahalnawt spring with its azure waters and travertine rock formations. Then you will drive up to the Ittine heights where you will have spectacular views on Salalah and Jarzeez valley. Afterwards you will drive across the Jebel Qara mountain range to reach the resting place of Phrophet Ayyoub. From there you will once again have the breathtaking views of the Salalah plain. After descent from the mountains you will reach the spectacular Mughsail Beach. On the one end of Mughsail beach lies a serene lagoon where you can spot flamingoes and herons. On the other end you will see the looming Jebel Qamar mountain range. Under the imposing Marneef cave you will have the opportunity to wonder at water fountains gushing from the blowholes in the cliffs.
We offer for You the most comprehensive city tour itinerary on the market. The tour includes a visit to all major monuments in Salalah and adds an exploration of interesting natural sites as well. You will start the trip with the visit to the interior of the Sultan Qaboos Mosque. Then you will move to the Tomb of Prophet Imran which is a unique 33 metres-long structure rarely visited by tourists. Then you will make a nice walk to the heart of the Salalah´s coconut and banana plantations where you can see the irrigation system and taste all kinds of local fruit. Next, you will proceed to the Museum of The Frankincense Land situated in the area of the medieval port of al Baleed. Our specialized tour guide will explain to you the details in the History Hall and Maritime Hall of the museum. You will end the tour with exploring the ecosystem of the Dahariz lagoon on the edge of the city where you can spot flocks of flamingoes, herons and other waders.
Without a rental 4x4, exploring the remote mountains and beaches west of Salalah independently is near-impossible. This private half-day tour provides an alternative: with a driver-guide to show you and share background on the sights. Traveling by private vehicle, visit the Qara Mountains and Salalah Bird Sanctuary; see the blowholes at Mughsayal Beach, and more; all without getting lost. Entry fees, plus hotel, port, or airport pickup and drop-off included.
This half day city tour will show you the tombs of Prophets in Salalah. 1. The tomb of Prophet Umran in the City2. The tomb of Prophet Hood in Zeek, Al Qara Mountain 3. The Tomb of Prophet Ayub / Job in Ittin Mountains 4. In addition to the tombs, the sight of Prophet Saleh's camel footprint is also covered on this tourThe drive to these tombs is amazing too as these are on mountains
On this private tour by Takamul Travel you can enjoy exploring the historic and natural sites of Salalah in the evening and night time. You will escape the heat of the day and see the sunset scenery at Dahariz lagoon and al Baleed Archaeological Park. You will have also a better opportunity to see lively traditional markets like the Al-Haffa incense market and the Gold market and admire the beautifully lit up monuments. The tour includes visit to the Museum of the Frankincense Land with its History and Maritime Halls. You will also have a walk inside the plantations area to see the farms, wells and irrigated fields. In the end you will taste the fresh fruit and have a coconut drink at local stalls.
This is a trip to the beaches on the western side of Salalah. Fazayah Beach (also spelled as Al-Fazaiah or Al-Fizayah) is one of the best beaches in Oman. Its a 5 kilometers long pristine white sand beach with clear water and a stunning landscape at the back-ground. Experienced driver in 4x4 vehicle will take you there. The journey of Salalah is incomplete without a trip to white sand beaches of Mughsayl and the blowholes overlooking Marneef cave. The blowholes are also referred as Mughsayl Natural Fountains by the tourists. The water jet from the blowholes vary according to the season, but can get as high as 28m in the sky in Khareef season. This is a unique trek in the Middle East where you start your walk from beach and go up to a cave and end up at blowholes.
On this short trip, you will discover the wonders of Dhofar nature and also the rich ancient heritage of the frankincense land. First, you will visit a small castle in Taqah Village where you can admire the traditional furnishings and set up of governor´s residence. Then you will drive to Wadi Darbat where you will view the spectacular escarpment with seasonal waterfalls. In the valley itself, you will be astonished by lush green vegetation and azure waters of Darbat river teeming with small fish. You can take photos of camel herds which you can see grazing around the river flow. Then you will descend to the coast where ruins of a UNESCO site Samharam are situated above large lagoon of Khor Rori. In the museum, you can discover more about the glorious past of this port city and its trade with frankincense. In the lagoon below you can spot flocks of flamingoes, herons, spoonbills and other waders.
Do you want to discover the landmarks of Salalah and natural wonders of the countryside in one trip during your stop on a cruise or when you have limited time? - then this is the right trip for you! The trip starts with the visit to the interior of Sultan Qaboos Mosque. You will then proceed to Palace al Husn for a photostop at the grand gate and unique clocktower. Then you will visit the traditional al-Haffa market where you can buy the best quality frankincense, perfumes and shawls. The tour will then take you to the vast Salalah´s plantations of coconut and bananas where you can also explore the irrigation system. Then you will leave the city to discover the Ayn Razat spring sourrounded by gardens and rock formations. In Darbat valley you can admire the seasonal waterfall and cascades, limestone rock formations as well as camel herds grazing in the lush vegetation. The tour will finish with visit to the ancient ruins of Sumhuram situated above the impressive Khor Rori lagoon.
This 4 hours tour will take you to a magical journey to the Eastern side of Salalah, where one of best landscape of the Middle East awaits you. The most popular valley of the Dhofar Region, Wadi Darbat will be your picnic stop. Here you will be seeing the seasonal waterfall (if its there at the time of your visit).There's a spring where you can do boating (kayaking, paddle boat, motor boat) overlooking the mountain of Jabal Qara series. You can trek and hike along the wadi to see and experience the nature at its best. A trip to Salalah is incomplete without visiting this beautiful valley.