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Guided 4-Hour Tour Salalah: Splendours Of The East

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  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    4 hours

  • Start time

    Pickup time will be confirmed upon booking.

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  • Ending Point

    Same as starting point

Key Highlights

  • Tour the east of Salalah and visit the beautiful Taqa village
  • Discover its famous dried sardines, traditional & old Dhofari houses
  • Learn about the rich history of this area
  • Visit Khor Rori which helped in trading frankincense with the Mediterranean, Persian Gulf and India
  • Travel in comfort and enjoy hotel transfers

Overview

On this guided half day tour of Salalah, head eastward to discover the wonderful Taqa village and pass by the Royal Farm and Marmura House. Taqa village is known for dried sardines, traditional & old Dhofari Houses. Obtain a glimpse into the rich history of this area and spot a very interesting castle and the former official residence of the Governor of Taqa village.

Continue onward to see the ruins of Sumhurum (Khor Rori) which was once the outpost for an 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 and also believed to be the palace of the famous Queen sheba.

A drive along the coastal road leads you to Mirbat the old city of Arabian horses and Slave trade. Soon it’s time for a photo stop at Bin Ali tomb which dates back to the 14th century! Pass by the Mirbat Castle and the Old Merchant Houses, and the last stop will be at natural spring of Ain Razat, a beautiful park surrounded by hills located at the foot of the Qara mountains.

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.

Inclusions

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

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Entrance fees

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