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Uncover Wonders of East Salalah-Full day guided tour

Sit back, relax and enjoy as you tour by air-conditioned vehicle from your pick up point to the east of Salalah city. Our guide will take you through the rich history of Oman, particularly, Dhofar Province. Spend a full day time exploring a variety of sites, Dhofar nature, beautiful golden sand beach, UNESCO registered World heritage & archaeology site and learn about the Omani culture. Utilize a great opportunity to uncover the natural phenomena of the magnetic gravity point and get a closer look at the rare giant baobab Trees at Hinna Valley. This tour experience would be simply described as "a flower from every orchard".

per adult from

$291

AUD

Duration

6 to 8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • Bottled water
    • All sites admission fees
    • Local Arabic/English speaking guide
    • 2 WD 1-3 adults, 4-6 adults 4WD, and 7-9 adults two 4WD cars (one guide 2 drivers)
    • Entry/Admission - Taqah Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Mirbat Castle
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Anything else not mentioned in the inclusions list.
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    Your first stop is Taqah beache. With its rich culture and history, Taqah town has one of the most beautiful sandy coastlines in the locale with a staggering tall palm trees spread along the coast line. you can value the prominent silver sparkling light of sun on the ocean water with its moderate melodic waves sound. Taqah shore also is mainstream with dolphins swimming around and if you are fortunate you may get the chance to find its outstanding carefree scene close to the shore.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Taqah Castle, Taqah, Salalah 211 Oman

    After the sea shore, your guide will drive you inside this old angling town of 'Taqah' through the local plantation farms.

    This is an excellent beach front town which is renowned for the production of 'Dried Sardines', numerous rural harvests and known for its conventional old Dhofari Mud Houses. Your stop will be at the exceptionally old 'Taqah Castle', the former Home of the 'Wali' (Governor) decades back, which is as of now utilized as historical center with bunches of displays and get a look into the rich history of the city and local people's antiquated way of life. You will get the opportunity to pass by the close by ignoring monitor tower (old Fort) on slope alongside the manor (see the photos).

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Wadi Darbat, Oman

    Next stop will be the close by Wadi (valley) Darbat. This valley is the most well-known, delightful and grand nature spot in the region. It is among the best 2 spots visited by travelers every year in Dhofar and an ideal spot for a vital day, particularly with your family. The valley is celebrated with its spring that has a characteristic underground water shaping a lovely lake. There are numerous occasional engaging water exercises, particularly after mansoon time, like, pedal kayaking, speedboats and kayak pontoons. The spot has a rich environment, numerous wonderful little regular falls and a lovely climate where you can have magnificent crisp loosening up time. Likewise, Many local people's herds can be frequently observed around, such as, camels, caws and goats.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: حفرة اذابة اعتير, Unnamed Road, Oman، Oman

    Your following stop is 20 minutes' drive up from Darbat valley and through the field open countryside of Jaballi settlement (Mountain Locals) to the sinkhole of Tawi Attair, known locally as “well of birds”. It is an impressive topology karst of limestone formation with a 211 m depth – like 60-floor high building. Your guide will explain to you about it and take you to the view point spot, where you will notice many flying birds echoes and Twitters around the opening as there a big number nestling in the walls of this giant limestone plateau. This place is just a natural miracle.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Baobab Trees, 17°03'13.2"N 54°36'35., 8, Oman

    Situated at the middle of Wadi (valley) Hinnah at Samhan mountain, your next stop is to experience the unique giant Tabaldi Baobab Trees, also "scientifically known as dansonia digitata”. With its rare unique giant form, baobab tree, locally known as Ankiji or Al Mashwa, is definitely an interesting type of tree . There are about 200 Baobab trees in Dhofar, which can get up to 25 m tall and a width of diameter up to 2m. These amazing trees are usually seen in Africa (mostly in Madagascar). Get your chance to take memorable photos and experience such rare type of habitat.

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    Your next stop is 15 minutes away down the hills of Samhan mountain to the controversial gravity point. A natural mysteries phenomena that leaves you astonished. A bleak stretch of road that go against gravity as you put your car in Neutral gear it will simply appear moving uphill, in a mind blowing scene. A real phenomena to experience yourself.

    Duration: 25 minutes

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

    After the gravity point your following visit will be to the notorious old seaside city of Mirbat about 75 km from Salalah to east of the region. This old fishing town is well known with the breeding and trading of the distinctive Arabian horses and fishing of the unique Abalone (locally known as sofailah). Make a visit to Mirbat Castle and get to know in-depth about the city and its rich history and diverse culture. Get a glimpse about the locals' antiguated beliefs, rituals and their way of life.

    Duration: 1 hour

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

    This is a UNESCO registered world heritage site, where you will see the preserved remainings of the ancient Sumhuram city sit at the top of a small hill overlooking the Indian ocean. The city narrates a history that goes back few centuries BC, as it was an important port for the unique Dhofari frankincense trade. The information centre of the site provides the visitors with a 06 minutes clip briefing about the city ruins and gives a historical framing about the site.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ayn Razat, Oman

    Your last stop is the Natural spring water of Ayn Razat , water bubbles up from the ground and seeps through made channels and river down to reach the Mamorah Palace of Sultan Qaboos and to then to his Royal farms. Located in a tranquil place next to a beautiful flower garden and surrounded by mountains, it is difficult to not feel the calmness and enjoyment of the place, specially after a long touring day.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pickup from any hotel in the regionAirports
    • Salalah Airport, Salalah Oman
    Ports
    • Salalah port
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • In some of the stops, such as the archaeological site and baobab valley there will requirement for slight physical effort, like, walking and climbing stairs.
    • 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
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • - Avoid touching services while touring. - Practise proper cough and sneeze etiquette. - Advised to pack a mini personal sanitizing wipes or hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

9

Organised by Amazing Salalah Tourism

Activity ID: V-138433P2

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