Half Day Tour - Discover beauty of east Salalah.
Sit back and enjoy as you tour by air-conditioned vehicle from your pick up point to the east of Salalah city. A professional guide will take you through the rich history of Oman and Dhofar Province. Spend a half day time exploring a variety of sites, beautiful golden beaches, amazing nature, local maontain people culture, baobab trees, anti-gravity point and many amazing geo sites.
per adult from
4 to 5 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Bottled water
- All Fees and Taxes
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Fuel Surcharge
- 2 WD 1-3 adults, 4-6 adults 4WD, and 7-9 adults two 4WD (1 guide 2 drivers)
- Local Arabic/English speaking guide
- Entry/Admission - Taqah Castle
- Entry/Admission - Sumhuram Old City
What's excluded :
- Anything else not mentioned in inclusion
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Taqah Castle, Taqah, Salalah 211 Oman
First stop will be at Taqah Castle, (passing by the sea shore) your guide will drive you inside this old angling town of 'Taqah'. This excellent fishing town is known for the production of 'Dried Sardines', numerous rural harvests and its conventional old Dhofari Mud Houses. Your stop will be at the exceptionally old 'Taqah Castle', the previous authority home of the 'Wali' (Governor), which is as of now utilized as historical center with bunches of displays and get a look into the rich history of the city and local people's antiquated way of life. You will get the opportunity to pass by the close by ignoring monitor tower (old Fort) on slope alongside the manor (see the photos).
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: مزار سياحي منصة مشاهدة, Oman
Then, you will experience the spectacular rocky cliff situated at the end of Taqah coastline. The cliff is around 15 meter height and beautifully overlooking the Indian ocean and Taqah city. It is simply a breath-taking view point, where you will be as you reach to the top feel the refreshing ocean breeze, have some mind relaxing moments and of course capture a memorable photos at this astonishing view point. Additionally, there is a high chance of spotting the aquatic mammals of Dolphins plying underneath the cliff in an amazing view. Superb Place.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Wadi Darbat, Oman
Next visit will be to Wadi (valley) Darbat. This valley is the most well-known, delightful and grand nature spot in the region. It is among the best 2 spots visited by travelers every year in Dhofar and an ideal spot for a vital day, particularly, with your family. The valley is celebrated with its spring that has a characteristic underground water shaping a lovely lake. There are numerous occasional engaging water exercises, particularly after mansoon time, like, pedal kayaking, speedboats and kayak pontoons. The spot has a rich environment, numerous wonderful little regular falls and a lovely climate where you can have magnificent crisp loosening up time. Likewise, Many local people's herds can be frequently observed around, such as, camels, caws and goats.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: حفرة اذابة اعتير, Unnamed Road, Oman، Oman
Your following visit is 20 minutes' drive up from Darbat valley and through the field open countryside to the sinkhole marvels of Tawi Attair, known by locals as “well of birds”. It is an impressive topology karst of limestone formation with a 211 m depth – like 60-floor high building. Your guide will explain to you about it and take you to the view point spot, where you will notice many flying birds echoes and Twitters around the opening as there a big number nestling in the walls of this giant limestone plateau. This place is just a natural miracle.
Duration: 25 minutes
Stop At: Baobab Trees, 17°03'13.2"N 54°36'35., 8, Oman
Situated at the middle of Wadi (valley) Hinnah at Samhan mountain, your next stop is to experience the unique giant Tabaldi Baobab Trees, also "scientifically known as dansonia digitata”. With its rare unique giant form, baobab tree, locally known as Ankiji or Al Mashwa, is definitely an interesting type of tree. There are about 200 Baobab trees in Dhofar, which can get up to 25 m tall and a width of diameter up to 2m. These amazing trees are usually seen in Africa (mostly in Madagascar). Get your chance to take memorable photos and experience such rare type of habitat.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Earth Gravity Controversial, Mirbat, Salalah 211 Oman
Your next stop is 15 minutes away down the hills of Samhan mountain to the controversial gravity point. A natural mysteries phenomena that leaves you astonished. A bleak stretch of road that go against gravity as you put your car in Neutral gear it will simply appear moving uphill, in a mind blowing scene. A real phenomena to experience yourself.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Sumhuram Old City, 49 Sumhuram Street, Salalah 211 Oman
Your last stop will be a World Heritage site registered under UNESCO, where you will see the preserved remainings of the ancient Sumhuram city sit at the top of a small hill overlooking the Indian ocean. This city narrates a 5 BC history of human settlement and stories of the place being an important port for the unique Dhofari frankincense trade in years after. The information centre of the site provides the visitors with a 06 minutes video clip about the city ruins and gives a historical framing about the site.
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
we pick up from any hotel in the region Ports
- salalah port
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Infants must sit on laps
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Most travelers can participate
- 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Face masks provided for travelers
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- - Avoid touching services while touring. - Practise proper cough and sneeze etiquette. - advised to pack a mini personal sanitizing wipes or hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
- 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.