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Salalah East and West Tour

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Stop At: SAMHARAM, Taqah, Oman

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.
Duration: 8 Hours
Highlights
Take in the rural beauty of the Dhofar mountains
See the beautiful white sandy beaches of Mughsayl
See the ancient ruins of Khor Rori and Get a glimpse into the rich history of Oman
Full description
Travel across the Qara mountains where the beauty of Dhofar mountains manifested. Spot herds of camels and cattle throughout the scenic view of
the traditional Dhofari rural beauty. Visit the tomb of Job, the reputed final resting place of the Islamic prophet, where you can experience
the legendary story of Prophet Job and his devoutness.Then, continue towards Mughsayl where the white sand touches the deep blue of the ocean.
Pass by Frankincense trees, growing in their natural habitat, deep down in the valleys, dotting the dry and craggy countryside.Take in the fragrance of
the holy incense then reach the fabulous sandy beach that was anciently determined by sculptured cliffs and blow holes, where water
reaches a height of 30m or more. Take in the view from the top of the coast and see the mountains drop into water.
Then, head to visit the famous Mughsayl and Salalah Bird sanctuaries. Drive east and head towards Taqa,
where on the way you will pass by the Royal Farm and Marmura House.
Visit Taqa village,
known for its dried sardines and its traditional and old Dhofari houses. From here, you will be able to get a glimpse into the rich history
of the area and see an interesting castle which was once the official residence of the Governor of the village. Then, see the ruins of
Sumhurum (Khor Rori) at the eastern-most outpost of the Hadramawt Kingdom on the ancient incense route between the Mediterranean Sea, Persian Gulf,
and India. Khor Rori was an important port on the coast of Dhofar, and one of the major trading cities with frankincense,
believed to have been the hub and harbour for the shipping of Frankincense. Afterwards, drive along the coastal roads which will lead you to Mirbat,
the old city of Arabian horses and the slave trade. Stop for a photo at the Bin Ali tomb, pass by Mirbat Castle and the Old Merchant Houses,
and then head to Salalah. Finally, stop at the natural spring of Ain Razat located at the foot of the Qara mountains.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
City Hotel Salalah, Al Nahda Street, Salalah, Oman

Traveler pickup is offered
You guide will be waiting for you with the Board of Bahwan Tourism at the meeting point.

Airports

  • Salalah Airport, Salalah Oman


Ports
Salalah Port
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Private transportation
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - SAMHARAM
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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