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East Salalah Tour - Full Day - By Beautiful Salalah

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    Stop At: Taqah Castle, Taqah, Salalah 211 Oman

    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. 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 minutes

    Stop At: Taqa Beach, Unnamed Road، Taqah, Oman

    Although 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 minutes

    Stop At: Wadi Darbat, Salalah Oman

    Here 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 hour

    Stop At: Teeq Cave and Tawi Ateer Sinkhole, Tawi Attair, Salalah 211 Oman

    Tawi 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 minutes

    Stop At: Earth Gravity Controversial, Mirbat, Salalah 211 Oman

    This is a magnetic hill in Dhofar, commonly known as Anti Gravity Point, where car travels up hill on Netural Gear

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Jabal Samhan, Salalah Oman

    Jabal 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 minutes

    Stop At: Mirbat Castle, Center of Old Town, Mirbat 220 Oman

    Mirbat Castle is the second most known castle in Dhofar region after Taqa Castle

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Old Town of Mirbat, Al Fatah Road, Mirbat 220 Oman

    Mirbat, 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 hours

    Stop At: Sumhuram Old City, 49 Sumhuram Street, Salalah 211 Oman

    Sumhuram 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 minutes

    Pass By: Khor Ruri, Oman

    This is a fascinating place, where you can see the water and birds from Sumhuram Archaeological site
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick and Drop from all Hotels in Salalah city

    Salalah Port, Salalah Airport
    • Bottled water
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • Pick and Drop from Hotel or Airport or Seaport
    • Experienced Omani guide who can speak English and Arabic
    • Transport by private vehicle: Saloon Car for up to 3 adults or 2 adults...
    • Transport by private vehicle: 4x4 Car for 4 adults to 6 adults
    • Transport by private vehicle: Mini Van / Coaster for 7 or more adults
    • Gratuities
    • Lunch - Breakfast / lunch / dinner not included, but can be provided at additional cost
    • Entrance fees to Sumhuram Archaeological site, Taqa Castle, Mirbat Castle is not included
    • Boating (Paddle / Motor / Kayak) at Wadi Darbat is not included in Tour price
    • Anything not mentioned in Inclusions
    • Entry/Admission - Taqah Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Mirbat Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Sumhuram Old City
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 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 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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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We took two tours with Beautiful Salalah Tours and were very happy with it. The tour guide Mr. Hamid Ali, was very friendly, cooperative, and knowledgeable. We would recommend these tours to other visitors. Thanks Javed Hussain

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Javedross
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Actually, I visited Salalah in July 2019 but only now I had a chance to write a review. Prior to my visit, I was searching for Tour companies on the net. I have been in contact with many of them but Beautiful Salalah is the...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    3  Thank Eyad1304
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We booked our tour with Beautiful Salalah at the very last minute but they were very accommodating. I was coordinating with Hussein he was really helpful and kind hearted. The tour guide Ahmed was excellent. He was patient with us and explained to us on...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank Munmun K
    Reviewed July 14, 2019

    Visiting East Salalah is one of the Must excursions to plan when you are in Salalah, Oman and "East Salalah Tour - Full Day - By Beautiful Salalah" is the best tour plan you can pick to do this as they provide excellent guided private...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank ChaMftLakS
    beautifulsalalah1, General Manager at Beautiful Salalah Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thanks for your feedback. We are glad that you liked our sightseeing tour to Beautiful Salalah. As the Number 1 Travel Agency in Salalah on Trip Advisor, our each client is very important to us and each feedback is vital for our improvement. Looking forward...More

    Reviewed February 24, 2019

    As other reviewers have said, Beautiful Salalah tours do a great job. My guide for the full day east tour was Mr Musallam who was very friendly and really knew the area. The archaeological site at Sumhuram was outstanding was were the old forts and...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank york1000
    beautifulsalalah1, General Manager at Beautiful Salalah Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

    Thanks for choosing Beautiful Salalah for your memorable tours in Salalah. Our team is professional and take care of tourists in the best possible way. Thanks for your great feedback and we really appreciate your positive feedback. Looking forward to welcome you again to Salalah....More

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