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Salalah: Full-Day Dhofar Tour with Lunch

Salalah: Full-Day Dhofar Tour with Lunch

From US$ 169.38 per person

Explore fortified towns, museums, and villages of the southern part of Oman on a day trip filled with history, culture, and lunch.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
German, French, Italian, English, Arabic
Pickup optional
The tour guide will be holding a sign with your surname and Al Qasim Travel & Tours logo on it inside the agreed meeting point. Please be vigilant & visible when you are there. If you fail to meet our driver/guide please call +94900666 from you GSM phone or text us via WhatsApp message on +968 94902501 before you take any action.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the old town of Taqah
  • Enjoy the old fortified town of Khor Rori
  • Explore the old city of Samahram which, was an old frankincense trade center
  • Be pulled by gravity
Full description
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.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Meal
  • Guidance fees
  • Water and soft drinks
  • Gratuities

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Your guide will be holding a signboard with your surname on it. Please look for the "Al Qasim Travel and Tours" guide and car.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4/5

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January 9, 2020

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Thoroughly enjoyed it all and Mahmood a top bloke. Full day and saw plenty

November 12, 2021

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

January 14, 2022

Product ID: 328776