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Salalah: Full-Day Dhofar Tour with Lunch

1. Salalah: Full-Day Dhofar Tour with Lunch

This tour is a cultural and educational trip, tailored for tourists to experience the cultural part of Salalah. The experience begins by visiting the old town of Taqa, on the east side of Salalah. Its coastal location make it a perfect place for fishing, and following that you will go to the Taqa Fortress which was built in the 19th century. This castle was more recently renovated during the times of Sultan Qaboos, and reopened as a museum in 1994. Following that, you will head to Khor Rori, a small fortified town which was founded as an outpost for the kingdom of Ḥaḑramawt back in approximately the 1st century A.D. You will also discover there the old city of Sumhuram, which is now protected as the Sumhuram Archeological Park. Following that, you will make your way to Mirbat Village, where you will visit the whitewashed tomb of Mohamed Bin Ali, said to be a descendant of the son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad. Lastly, you will conclude with the unique experience of enjoying anti-gravity area, in which you can feel gravity pulling at you.

Salalah: Private 4-Hour Sightseeing Tour

2. Salalah: Private 4-Hour Sightseeing Tour

At the start of your tour, drive through a serene coconut plantation as you head to see Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. Be stunned by the modern structure and enter to see its crystal chandelier and handwoven carpet. Afterward, go just outside for a photo-op at Al-Husn Palace, which serves as the palace of the government in Dhofar. From the mosque and palace head to the Al-Baleed Archaeological Park. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the open-air site is a must-see for those visiting Salalah. Explore the park and learn about Oman's historic and maritime heritage through exhibits with manuscripts and geopolitical maps.  Before heading to the souq, stop to see frankincense trees and have the opportunity to purchase products made from extractions of the tree. Get more shopping in at Al-Hafa Souq and attempt to haggle and barter while you buy souvenirs.

Salalah Long Weekend | Lush greenery, waterfalls & rivers

3. Salalah Long Weekend | Lush greenery, waterfalls & rivers

Day 1 - East Of Salalah Arrival to Salalah: Fly to Salalah and arrive before 9:50 a.m. Leave from Salalah airport around 11am. Lunch: Enjoy a fresh sea food lunch in Mirbat, a charming fishing coastal town where we will explore its fort and harbor and drive through its many old houses. Wadi Shaboon, Ashor & Teeq sinkhole: We will have a 20 minute walk in the green wadi before heading to a beautiful road trip to see Teeq sinkhole passing by the mountains of Ashor. Jebel Samhan cloud views, bbq & Glamping : See the magnificent view of the clouds underneath the mountains and gather around the fire in the cold weather, have dinner, play a friendly game of cards, have some toasting marshmallows and glamp in the beautiful mountains of Samhan under a sky full of stars. Day 2 - East Of Salalah Wadi Darbat: Head to the waterfall, see the valley & have an optional paddle boat or kayaking experience then head to the top for an amazing viewpoint. Ayth Athum: The drive to Ayn Athum is mesmerizing as there is lush greenery that covers both sides of the road. We will hike to see one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Salalah. Tawi Atair sinkhole: Stop by one of the deepest natural sinkholes in the world, 100 meters wide and 211 meters deep. Baobab Trees & Anti Gravity Point: Stop to see a unique type of African tree. Their presence here shows an impressive botanical link of Dhofar with Africa. Next to these amazing trees, we will see an anti gravity point where the car drives in neutral. Taqa castle & viewpoint: Visit the most popular castle of Dhofar region. It has been turned into a museum and it showcases the lifestyle of Omani people during old times. Day 3 - West of Salalah Ain Garziz & Ittin: Rejoice in the delightful view of the natural spring waterfall of Ain Garziz & the amazing viewpoint of Ittin usually covered with a thick fog where we will enjoy the cool breeze and light drizzle. Ayn Khor Waterfall: This waterfall appears in the months of July and August, but not every year. The waterfall was there in 2016, 2018, 2021 & 2022. If we are lucky this year, we will visit it. Ain Ishat waterfall: Take a walk between the trees all the way to the beautiful waterfall. Mughsayl beach & Marneef blowholes: After a very scenic and exciting drive, we will see a rewarding view of the ocean from Marneef cave where we will also experience jet streams gushing out from the blowholes in the area. Hidden beach & viewpoint: Explore a hidden beach in the area and check an incredible viewpoint. Shaat viewpoint & Al Fazayah beach: Enjoy breathtaking views overlooking the Arabian Sea from a height of more than one thousand meters (if the clouds are not hiding the view) Back to Salalah: We will back to the city at around 4:30pm and will drop the ones leaving Salalah back to the airport or to the city otherwise

Oman: eSIM Roaming Mobile Data Plan

4. Oman: eSIM Roaming Mobile Data Plan

Make your trip to Oman hassle-free with your convenient eSIM. Stay connected on your travels with high-speed coverage in Oman. Purchase and install your eSIM anytime and anywhere, and choose from a variety of data packages, validity options, and coverage in additional countries. Simply scan the eSIM QR code to access all your essential apps on your trip. Avoid the trouble of managing multiple SIMs with this zero-waste solution. Get one eSIM per device and top up by simply buying and activating additional eSIM plans as you go. Once activated, your coverage will begin according to your selected duration. All iPhone model launched beyond iPhone XS can support eSIM. For Android, if you are unsure, please check with the guideline photo for eligibility. If you can not connect to the internet after install this eSIM, please follow the Self Help Troubleshooting Guide in your GYG voucher. APN (Access Point Name): ctm-mobile Local operator: Ooredoo

From Muscat: North Dunes and Wadi Hot Spring Tour with Lunch

5. From Muscat: North Dunes and Wadi Hot Spring Tour with Lunch

Be ready! You’re in for an exciting experience of covering some of the iconic sights and activities in Muscat as you hop on to our vehicle waiting for you at the hotel. A stunning visual treat of breathtaking architecture awaits you at the first stop of this tour, Sultan Qaboos Mosque. The mosque, which can occupy around 20,000 worshippers at once is a perfect blend of Middle Eastern, Islamic, and traditional Omani architectural styles. Be the lucky one to enjoy the sight of huge hand-loomed carpet and the crystal chandelier that once held the records for being the largest of their kind. Head out to the bustle and hustle of the local life at the Wilayat Barka fish market, designed to the highest technical and hygienic requirements. Be like a local, and enjoy getting the best deals on the fish varieties. Keep your excitement alive as we take you to the Al Nahda Dunes, which are covered with endless dunes and sky as far as you can see. Gear up for an exciting adventure of witnessing the wonders of the desert on a dune ride. Just as you recover from the fun you had at the desert, you’ll get a chance to enjoy another natural marvel, the Wadi hot springs. Stop by for a photo session on the way to the spring. Relax in the warmth of the water, rich in minerals, or take a bath to soothe yourself. Learn more about the local life surrounding this region, staying close to nature, untouched by modernity. Discover what their habits are and how they thrive in such an area before savoring a delicious lunch. Find yourself rewinding all the memories of the day as we drive you back to the hotel.

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5.0 / 5

based on 9 reviews

Very nice guide, explained everything to us well and drove around perfectly. Anytime again, was a perfect day in the Dhofar Mountains!

The tour guy was very professional and prompt to answer questions related to the tour Best regards

Very friendly guide. Lots of interesting information about Oman and Dhofar.

Very interesting tour with many highlights. Great guide.