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Notice the old merchant houses with their wooden, latticed windows. The onion-domed Bin Ali Tomb, 1km off the main road, marks the entrance to the town.

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East Salalah Tour - Full Day - By Beautiful Salalah

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Taqah Castle, Salalah, Dhofar GovernorateTaqa 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. You can see the well, roofless jail, formal sitting area also known as majlis, bedrooms, kitchen and stores. In these areas you will see traditional weaponry, jewelry, every day household items and fascinating traditional colorful pieces of clothes.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Taqa BeachAlthough Taqa is famous for its castle but Taqa has a great beach also and is a great spot for birds watching. The view of Taqa city is great from the beach side. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Wadi Darbat, Salalah, Dhofar GovernorateHere you will be seeing the seasonal waterfalls (if its there at the time of your visit), a spring where you can do pedal boating, kayaking and motor boating (boating at own cost) overlooking the mountain of Jabal Qara series. A trip to Salalah is incomplete without visiting this beautiful valley and it is one of the most visited place in Dhofar Region. You can do trekking from one point of the valley to another. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Teeq Cave and Tawi Ateer Sinkhole, Salalah, Dhofar GovernorateTawi Atair Sinkhole Oman is the most famous sinkhole in the Dhofar (Dofar) governorate. There is a trek to go to the down side of the sinkhole, but requires you to be physically fit to go down. The upward trek needs good health. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Earth Gravity Controversial, Salalah, Dhofar GovernorateThis is a magnetic hill in Dhofar, commonly known as Anti Gravity Point, where car travels up hill on Netural GearDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Jabal Samhan, Salalah, Dhofar GovernorateJabal Samhan is the highest point in Dhofar region, which is above 4000 feet. From here the view is amazing and if you are lucky, you will see mountains passing below you. It’s a perfect place for a recording timelapse and taking photographs of clouds being over it.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Mirbat Castle, Mirbat, Dhofar GovernorateMirbat Castle is the second most known castle in Dhofar region after Taqa CastleDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Old Town of Mirbat, Mirbat, Dhofar GovernorateMirbat, a fishing town some 75 kilometers East of Salalah, is one of the ten wilayats of Dhofar Governorate. It is a charming coastal town situated between the extraordinary escarpment if Jebel Samhan and the Arabian Sea.The pristine white sand beaches await you at Mirbat. The view is simply one of the best in the region.There are old and abandoned houses in Mirbat and gives the view of old architecture. Mirbat old port (also known as fishing port) is where one can see traditional dhow and there is a big fish market to find the fresh fish. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Sumhuram Old City, Salalah, Dhofar GovernorateSumhuram Archeological site is an ancient city, which was once used to trade Frankinscene to the world. The ruins sit atop a small hill above the tranquil waters of Khor Rori and was build in 3rd century BC. This is also known to be a place of Queen Sheeba Palace. There is a walking track to cover the site on foot. It's a great walk and you can see the birds and water at Khor Rori, which is visible from this area. There is also a gallery - Sumhuram Archaeological Galley where the artifacts excavated from this site are displayed.Duration: 40 minutesPass By: Khor Ruri, Dhofar GovernorateThis is a fascinating place, where you can see the water and birds from Sumhuram Archaeological site

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East of Salalah Full Day Tour

The Tour Gives you the chance to discover Eastern Dhofar – The Frankincense Trail  Best Attraction in Salalah We stop at Ayn Razat, located at the foot of the Qara Mountains, with its natural springs, rich plants, and flowers.Continue up the mountains, home of the Jebalis and their large herds of camel and cattle. In Sumhuram archaeological excavation site we inspect the ruins of this old frankincense port city and its store rooms.Continue along the coast and stop at Bin Ali Mosque and the grave of one holy man buried here in the 14th Century.Proceed to Mirbat, the former trading place for horses, and stroll around the old part of the town to admire the beautiful architecture and the old Dhofari houses.While returning to Salalah we stop at Taqa’s wonderful white sandy beach.