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Get enlightened with the must visit historical site that is registered in the UNISCO world heritage, Islamic landmark of the city that shows the ancient islamic architecture and have a direct experience of the famous Dhofari frankincense. Visit the unique city central market with your guide who can take you through the ancient Omani culture and the diversified life of Salalah people.
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.
See the rural beauty of the Dhofar mountains and the sandy beaches of Mughsayl. Visit the final resting place of the Islamic prophet, Job, and smell the rich scent of frankincense as you drive towards the coast. See the true splendours of the East on a half day tour to Taqa village, Khor Rori, and Mirbat. Visit ancient villages, ruins, and immerse yourself in Eastern tradition.
Oman has a wealth of stunning outdoor scenery, but visitors without their own transportation miss out on remote locations. During this action-packed private tour from Salalah, you can skip the hassle of arranging a car rental and settle back on a relaxing drive across the Qara mountains. Get a peek at magical Arabian desert landscapes, from towering sand dunes and Bedouin settlements to the fabled lost city of Ubar.
This tours cover the entire UNESCO Heritage route of Frankincense from Ubar to Wadi Dawkah (Trees) to Al Baleed port and Sumhuram (Khor Ruri) ports from where it was shipped to the world. Once Frankincense was traded as gold and silver.
Almost every traveler wishes a tour of a foreign country to be a golden opportunity to learn not only about its culture and history but also to experience the delights of the local food and comfortable transportation and other amenities to ensure a completely stress-free holiday. Our private tours are designed to make your wishes come true!
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.
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.
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! We start with the visit to Salalah´s landmarks the Great Mosque and Palace al-Husn. You will also explore the traditional al-Haffa market - the best place to buy frankincense, perfumes and shawls. Then enjoy coconut drink in Salalah´s plantations and inspect the irrigation systems. Leave the city to discover the Jarzeez spring sourrounded by rock formations and caves. Next drive up to the Ittine heights for panoramic views on Salalah and Jarzeez valley. After descent from the mountains you reach the spectacular Mughsail Beach. On its one end lies a serene lagoon frequented by flamingos. On the other the cliffs of Qamar mountains loom out on the horizon. Under the imposing Marneef cave you will have the opportunity to wonder at water fountains gushing from the blowholes in the cliffs.
Our tour product offers a variety sites to visit. With our experienced guide, learn a lot about the wonders of east of Salalah. This itinerary would be simply described as "a flower from every orchard". Because, you will be acquainted with the locals people heritage, view beautiful sandy beaches, get a real closer look to Dhofari cultural diversity and enjoy many splendid breath taking Eco sites and experience a real natural phenomena attractions.
Half day Salalah City Tour ( Private Tour)• Daily ( (AM) or ( PM))• Duration : 4 hours Highlights• Museum • Silver and Gold market• Plantation • Haffa Souq• Sultan Qaboos Mosque • Camel MarketDescriptionThis half day city tour leads you through Salalah, the biggest city in Dhofar, also called the “ perfume capital of Arabia’’ the journey starts with visit Sultan Qaboos Mosque (Opened Sat - Thu 8:30 – 11:00, Fri Closed ) (please adhere to the dress code) and then to Museum of the Land of Frankincenes, at Al baleed , a UNESCO world heritage site. In your way to Haffa souq ( frankincense market), you pass Sultan Qaboos Palace, In 1940 Sultan Qaboos was born there. After that drive to gold souk and silver handicrafts .Next stop to visit Camel market to see camels in the pickup cars and baby camels . End of the tour drive through the garden-like fruit plantations. We stop at a fruit stall for a refreshing coconut milk. Or try small sweet local bananas or papay.