East and West of Salalah combination

Day Trips & Excursions in Salalah

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Tour : East and west of Salalah combination  Duration : 8 Hours Location : Salalah
Drive towards east. On your way to taqa pass by the Royal Farm and Marmura Palace .the village is famous for Sardines and Fertilizers. See the castle located there .East  of Taqa lies the ruins of Sumhurum (Khor Rori),the largest natural reserve in Dhofer , nearby  ruins dates back to the Prehistoric times  ,where the legendary palace of Queen Sheba is believed to be located . Khor Rori was also the main port of Dhofr for exporting Frankincense. Now it’s listed in the world heritages sites (UNESCO heritage site) due to its heritage importance. Continue your drive along the coastal road until you reach the  old city of Arabian horses and Slave trade, Mirbat. After a photo stop at Bin Ali Mosque, dates back to the 14th century, visit Mirbat Castle and the Old Merchant Houses, which is similar to Yemeni architecture ,Returning to Salalah,  continue through the home of Jebalis with their camel and cattle herds. At the foot of the Qara mountains, we reach a natural spring of Ain  Razat which is a beautiful park surrounded by hills.Thereafter we proceed to Qara mountains to explore the western part of Salalah.Drive to Qara mountains.Herds of Camels & Cattle are a common sight which gives a scenic view of a traditional Dhofari .  Visit the Jobs tomb a reputed Islamic tomb were Islamic Prophet is believed to be buried, Experience the legendary story of Prophet Job. Unparallel Vistas of the Al Garbib Plain can be seen. Then head to Mughsayl where you will have the chance to watch the magnificent UN Parallel vistas of the white sand touches the deep blue of the ocean.Pass by the beautiful Frankincense trees, Smell the fragrance of the holy incense then reach the magnificent sandy beach that was anciently determined by sculptured cliffs and Blow holes. The view from the top of the coast is fabulous where the mountains drop into water .your last stop will be Mughsayl and Salalah Bird sanctuaries.  Return to Hotel

What’s included

  • Fuel surcharge
  • Local taxes
  • National Park fees
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Transport by private vehicle (Maximum capacity : Salon Car 3 seats / 4 X4 vehicles 6 seats

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
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