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Salalah East & West

Experience the rural beauty of the Dhofar Mountains and enjoy the beautiful white sandy beaches of Mughsayl
You will visit the ancient ruins of Khor Rori and get an insight into the rich history of Oman

per adult from

$223

AUD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Private transportation
    • Entry/Admission - Al Mughsail Beach
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Al Mughsail Beach, Salalah Oman

    Today you can enjoy the rural beauty of the Dhofar Mountains and the sandy beaches of Mughsayl.
    Visit the final resting place of the Islamic prophet Job and, as you drive along the coast, smell the scent of incense.
    Experience the true splendor of the East on a half-day tour to Taqa, Khor Rori and Mirbat.
    Visit ancient villages, ruins and immerse yourself in the Eastern traditions.
    Duration: 8 hours
    Highlights
    Experience the rural beauty of the Dhofar Mountains and enjoy the beautiful white sandy beaches of Mughsayl
    You will visit the ancient ruins of Khor Rori and get an insight into the rich history of Oman

    Full description
    Travel through the Qara Mountains, where the beauty of the Dhofar Mountains manifests itself.
    Along the way, watch flocks of camels and cattle while admiring the scenic rural beauty of Dhofari.
    Visit the tomb of Job, the famous final resting place of the Islamic Prophet, where you will learn about legendary history
    of the prophet Job and his piety.
    Continue towards Mughsayl, where the white sand touches the deep blue waters of the ocean.
    Drive past frankincense trees that grow deep in the valleys in their natural habitat, littering the dry and rugged landscape.
    Take in the scent of holy incense and reach the fabulous sandy beach
    which has always been shaped by shaped cliffs and holes, water reaches a height of 30 meters or more.
    Take in the view from the top of the coast and see how the mountains fall into the water.
    Then visit the famous bird sanctuaries Mughsayl.
    Then the trip continues towards Taqa in the east of Salalah.
    where you will pass the Royal Farm and Maamura House on the way. Visit the village of Taqa,
    which is known for its dried sardines and its traditional and old Dhofari houses.
    From here you can take a look at the rich history of the region and visit an interesting castle,
    which was once the official residence of the governor of the village.
    Then you will see the ruins of Sumhurum (Khor Rori) at the easternmost outpost of the Hadramawt kingdom
    on the old incense route between the Mediterranean, the Persian Gulf and India.
    Khor Rori was an important port on the Dhofar coast and one of the major trading cities for the export of frankincense,
    which was believed to be the linchpin for incense shipping.
    Then drive along the coastal road,
    which leads you to the Mirbat, the old town of Arabian horses and the slave trade.
    Photostop at the tomb of Bin Ali.
    Pass through Mirbat Castle and the old merchant houses and then drive back to Salalah.
    On the way back, you will also see the natural spring of Ain Razat, which is located at the foot of the Qara Mountains.


    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    City Center, Salalah, Oman
    Traveler pickup is offered
    The tour can be started from any hotel in Salalah.Airports
    • Salalah Airport, Salalah Oman
    Ports
    • Salalah port
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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.

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Age Req.

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Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

4

Organised by BAHWAN TOURISM LLC

Activity ID: V-59797P75

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