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Guided Tour East Salalah with Wadi Darbat

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Start time

    Pickup time will be confirmed upon booking.

  • Duration

    7 hours

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

Key Highlights

  • Tour the east of Salalah and visit the beautiful Taqa village
  • Discover its famous dried sardines, traditional & old Dhofari houses
  • Explore one of the most famous wadis in the ancient capital of Dhofar: Wadi Darbat
  • Enjoy a photo stop at the 14th century tomb Bin Ali
  • Travel in comfort and enjoy hotel transfers

Overview

Embark on a guided day tour to the eastern jewels of Salalah 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.

Next you drive through the mountain down to Wadi Darbat - the ancient capital of Dhofar. This is one of the famous wadis among wadis Oman. There is a lovely lake which leads to a 500ft vertical drop over and is easily of the world’s most magnificent natural phenomena to exist in Oman. Thereafter visit Tawi Atayr one of the world’s largest Sink Holes (211 m deep & 150 m in diameter) before discovering the Well of Birds where birds frequent this location, the year through.

Continue to visit Jabal Samhan sitting at 2100 meters and enjoy Panoramic view from the top of the mountain and see some animals as camels or Nubian goats. On the last leg of your tour enjoy a drive along the coastal road which leads you to Mirbat the old city of Arabian horses and Slave trade and then pass by Mirbat Castle and the Old Merchant Houses before stopping for a photo stop at Bin Ali tomb which dates back to the 14th century!

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

    7 hours

  • Start time

    Pickup time will be confirmed upon booking.

  • Meeting Point

    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)

  • 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
  • Entrance fees

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.

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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