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.
Explore the regions surrounding Salalah on this day trip. Your tour takes you to many of the historically significant sites in the area as you hear the history and legends that have helped shape the region. Visit the village of Taqah, the archeological site at Khor Rori, the ancient town of Mirbat, the natural springs at Ayn Razat, the Qara Mountains, and the white sand beach at Mughsail.
Takamul Travel prepared for you a tour that lets you discover the wonders of Dhofar nature and rich ancient heritage of the frankincense land. First, you will visit a 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.
Experience a day time hassle-free guided tour of Salalah city remarkable landmarks. Get enlightened with the a UNISCO archaeological site of Al-baleed city ruins , Islamic landmarks that shows the ancient Islamic architecture, Like the great Mosque and have a direct experience of the famous Dhofari frankincense in its mother land. Visit the unique city central market with your guide who can take you through the ancient Omani culture and the diversified life of local people.
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).
On this trip designed by tour specialists from Takamul Travel you will see wonderful mountain and coastal panoramas, sea views and enjoy the swimming in azure waters of the Indian Ocean. Explore the Mughsail beach with the backdrop of high peaks of Jebel Qamar. Visit Marneef cave with its incredible rock formations and adjacent blowholes where the sea water gushes out at high tide. Look down from the breathtaking 800m high cliff Shaat, have a swim on a deserted sandy beach in romantic coastal village Rakhyut – you will have definitely this beach just for yourself. Make your holiday in Oman really remarkable by joining this trip which you won´t find on the itineraries of other tour operators in Salalah.
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.
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.
West salalah tour is natural tour , At the beginning you visit Ayn Razat beautiful natural spring water, Then drive to the Mughsail beach which is outlined by sculptured cliffs and blow holes, formed into the limestone rocks. Also have look at the Marnif cave, visit the nearby lagoon which is home for flamingos. Before returning to Salalah you drive thereafter continue along the ‘Hair-pin-bend’ road towards western border of Oman to visit the Frankincense trees growing in their natural habitat .
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.
Discover the highlights surrounding Salalah during this fast-paced tour of the lush desert oasis, a subtropical region in arid Oman. Far-flung sights are tough to cover alone, but you’ll be whisked between attractions in your own comfortable transportation. Spot herds of camels crossing the stunning Qara mountains, explore the white sand beaches of Mughsayl, and visit colorful bird sanctuaries near the road to Yemen.
The countryside east of Salalah is sprinkled with historical and scenic highlights. This full-day private tour lets you discover them without having to hire a cab or self-drive car, and with a driver-guide to explain their history and secrets. Among others, visit Taqah Castle and Wadi Darbat, and explore Sumhuram’s ruins, once a home of the Queen of Sheba. Choose the earliest departure to see the sites at their quietest.
Oman’s landscapes are stunning at any time of day, but the desert truly comes alive at night. Watch the sun lower over rolling sand dunes during this overnight campfire tour, which takes you into the heart of Rub al’Khali. Visit a Bedouin settlement, enjoy traditional coffee, and hop a camel for one-of-a-kind safari ride. You’ll also get a peek at the lost city of Ubar—Oman’s fabled Atlantic of the Sands.
Cover all the main sights in the lush, southern oasis of Salalah during this in-depth city tour. Navigating the city takes local know-how, but your guide will bring you to all the time-tested spots. Sip fresh coconut water at a lush fruit plantation, and get a peek at traditional Dhofari souvenirs at a bustling souk, where you’ll have plenty of free time to explore jam-packed stalls.
Empty Quarter or “Rub Al Khali Desert ” as it's pronounced in Arabic is the world second largest desert in the world, it occupies a Southern third of the Arabian peninsula the desert itself about 65,000 Square km, stretching to the north from Oman into Saudi Arabia, Yemen and up into the western UAE. The Huge Sand Dunes Reaches up to 300m
Make the most of a day in Oman on this full-day shore excursion tour. Depart from your hotel or port in Salalah in a private vehicle with a driver-guide and travel east to the fishing village of Taqah. Take time to explore the village, including Taqah Castle. Continue on to see the ruins of Sumhurum, the lake at Wadi Darbat, and more. Admire the views from the top of the mountain at Jabal Samhan.
Discover the rugged, off-the-beaten-track terrain of eastern Oman on this action-packed sightseeing excursion from Salaha. Navigating the desert country takes insider know-how, but you’ll cruise between sights like a local as you follow the remote tracks of an ancient incense trail. Visit the rumored palace of the Queen of Sheba, traditional Dhofari houses, and the stunning foothills of the Qara mountains.
This 8 hours tour will take you to a magical journey to the Eastern and the Western sides of Salalah, combining the best of East and West in one day trip. Following will be covered on the East side of Salalah. Taqa Castle is one of Dhofar’s most distinguished landmarks, which was built in the 19th century. Taqa Beach and Taqa city will also be covered in this tour.The most popular valley of the Dhofar Region, Wadi Darbat will be your first stop. Here you will be seeing the seasonal waterfall, a spring where you can do boating (kayaking, paddle boat, motor boat) overlooking the mountain of Jabal Qara series.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. One the western side of Salalah, the following places will be covered.Mughsail Beach is the most visited place on the western side and there is Marneef cave and natural blowhole / geyser to explore.
Venturing into the vast desert and dunes of Oman’s Empty Quarter isn’t advisable unless by guided tour. This private full-day trip from Salalah lets you visit this untouched region with a driver-guide to handle off-road trails, show you the sights, and avoid you getting lost. Take in the massive dunes and ruins of the ‘lost city’ of Ubar, absorb the remote emptiness, and more; all without transport or navigational worries.
This sunset trip is one of the best trips in the world. In the southern part of Oman, on a single day, you will be seeing the largest desert of the World "Empty Quarter" that spreads across many countries of the Middle East. What else could be better than a walk on the desert and seeing the setting sun. You will see the historical site of Ubar at the town of Shisr, known as The Lost City or Ubar or Atlantis of the Sand or the city of the pillars. This city was used for the trade of Frankincense, which was once traded as Gold and Silver. You will also see the 5 square kilometer spread plantation of Frankincense tree on the natural reserve at Wadi Dawkah. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for the frankincense trade. The drive will be in 4x4 vehicle through Al Qara Mountains with amazing views of Salalah city. Dinner will be served before dropping off.
Exploring Salalah without a guide may leave you with only a patchy take on the city’s sights and history. This private half-day tour ensures you see and get background on everything significant from a personal driver-guide. Explore the ancient treasures at Al Balid Archaeological Park and Museum; shop at souks; and enjoy private transport along with hotel, port, or airport pickup and drop-off rather than waiting for buses or cabs.
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.