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Salalah - Experience the sights of Southern Oman

 

You may decide that you want to pre-book some sightseeing and leisure activities to enable you to get the very best out of your chosen holiday destination. With this in mind Oman Air Holidays offers you a variety of optional excursions that are pre-bookable when you make your holiday reservation.  Please note there will be Surcharges apply for pick-up  from Salalah Marriott, Juweira and Rotana. Rates are valid until 30 April 2019.

 

  • Salalah City - (Half Day) - USD 109 in small car & USD 186 in 4WD (1-3 Person)

    After breakfast drive through lush green plantations and you will visit the “The Museum of the Frankincense Land” at Al Balid, passing by the bird sanctuary. One hall depicting the Frankincense Trail History of the Sultanate, along with many audio/video presentations of the Omani Renaissance since 1970, fascinates the visitor to this site. You will make photo stops at the impressive Shanfari Mosque and later at Al Husn Palace (Palace of the Sultan). Stroll through the old Haffah Souq, famous for Dhofari traditional souvenirs.

    (Tour Duration: 4 hours).  Prices are per car.

  • Salalah East Tour  - (Half Day) - USD 126 in small car and USD 200 in 4WD (1-3 Person)

     After breakfast we start the tour and your first destination is Taqa, in the East. The impressive ruins at Sumhurum give insight into architecture and living conditions of a time more than 2000 years ago. The adjoining port of Khawr Rhori was an important trade center and the main port for the export of frankincense. Just before Mirbat you reach Bin Ali’s Tomb. Later we visit Mirbat, the old capital of Dhofar is known for its old merchant houses, built in traditional ancient Omani architecture. On the way back to Salalah you visit Wadi Darbat, a quiet place at the feet of the lush Qara Mountains.

    (Tour Duration: 4 hours).  Prices are per car. 
     

  • Salalah West Tour - (Half Day) - USD 126 in small car and USD 200 in 4WD (1-3 Person)

     After breakfast proceed in westerly direction towards Mughsail , where the white sand touches the deep blue of the Indian Ocean. You will pass by scattered frankincense trees and drive along the Zig- Zag Road with its breathtaking cliffs on either side.  Mughsail which is one of the most attractive Beaches in Dhofar  and also proud of its spectacular „Blow Holes‟, the water fountains.

    (Tour Duration: 4 hours).  Prices are per car.