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Guided 4-Hour Salalah City Tour

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Start time

    Pickup time will be confirmed upon booking.

  • Duration

    4 hours

Inclusions
  • Hotel transfers
  • Transportation in air conditioned vehicle
  • Soft drinks
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Mineral water
COVID-19 Safety guidelines

Key Highlights

  • Visit the archaeological site of Al Balid and gain insight into the history of Oman
  • Admire the architecture of Sultan Qaboos Mosque, the largest mosque in Salalah
  • Enjoy a drive to the Gold souk and Haffah souk and explore its attractive line of shops
  • Travel in comfort and enjoy hotel transfers

Overview

On this half day guided tour of Salalah city, take full advantage of this opportunity to visit the ancient site of Zufar, the ruins of Al Balid, Gold and Haffah souks and more. Start at the Al Balid Archaeological Park which opened in 2007and is a large archaeological site that you can stroll through. The museum hosts an impressive collection about the archaeological and maritime history of Oman.

These ruins of Al Balid were once visited by Ibn Batuta and Marco Polo, describing it as a beautiful, large and noble city. Thereafter proceed to Sultan Qaboos Mosque, the largest mosque in Salalah with capacity of more than 5000. On the way to the mosque you can enjoy the green plantation of Salalah lined with coconut and banana trees. Soon it’ll be time to enjoy a scenic drive to the Gold souk which offers modern and olden style Dhofari ornaments.

Then proceed to Haffah souk which is very attractive with its small shops lined with straight piles of incense boxes and clay incense burners colorfully decorated with traditional patterns and bags of incense crystals.  Also on your way to Haffah Souk you can see some typical Dhofari houses with caravan windows and doors. Shop around for whatever catches your eye before enjoying a comfortable ride back to your hotel.

About The Supplier:

Your travel buddy Oman Day Tours offers one of the most comprehensive and experienced travel agents in the Sultanate of Oman offering a wide range of Day tours and services for the eager traveler! Take full advantage of this chance to experience the land of the Queen of Sheba, a land of deserts, rolling sands and shifting dunes, spectacular mountains and wadis. Oman Day Tours cater to individuals as well as groups who are interested in exploring unique travel experiences and gives its visitors a completely unforgettable introduction to the country’s history, culture, wildlife and the most beautiful scenery.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    4 hours

  • Start time

    Pickup time will be confirmed upon booking.

  • Meeting Point

    Good news! You can get picked up from your hotel in Salalah, just give us the details at the time of booking. Don’t worry if you have not booked your hotel yet, you pass them onto the operator when you are ready.

  • Ending Point

    Same as starting point

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Hotel transfers
  • Transportation in air conditioned vehicle
  • Soft drinks
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Mineral water
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.

Voucher Information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Archaeological and Maritime Museum of Oman is open from 9am to 2pm and 4pm to 8pm from Saturday to Wednesday and from 4pm to 8pm from Friday to Saturday.

In case of No show without previous information or Pre cancellation, you have to pay 100 % before departure from the country.

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