Pick up : to be determined
Duration : 8 HRS
What To do in Oman ..!!!!!! . Visit Oman .this tour is the most highly recommended tour among oman Day Tours The excursion begins in the morning with a visit to the old fishing village of Taqah, famous for the manufacture of Dried Sardines& its traditional & old Dhofari Houses. Visit the century old Taqah Castle, the former official residence of the Wali (Governor) of the region & obtain a glimpse into the rich history of the region. Continue onto the ancient ruins of the once famous city of Sumharam (Khor Rohri). The city was the easternmost outpost of the Hadramawt Kingdom on the 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,believed to have been the hub & harbour for the shipping of Frankincense (UNESCO World Heritage site).
A picturesque drive then leads you to Mirbat, the ancient capital of Dhofar and the beginning of the Frankincense trail. Stroll through the streets lined with old Omani mud houses & visit the twin-domed Bin Ali Tomb as a photo stop a classic example of medieval architecture. On our way back to western Salalah, explore the natural spring of Ayn Razat, beautifully laid out amidst the tranquil lush mountains & nourished every day of the year by natural underground spring water. Thereafter we proceed to Qara mountains to explore the western part of Salalah. On a road steadily winding up a steep incline, herds of Camels & Cattle are a common sight which gives a scenic view of a traditional Dhofari rural beauty. Visit the ancient Tomb of Prophet Job situated in the scenic green mountains of the Salalah Plains. Experience the legendary story of Prophet Job and his devoutness. Proceed to the beach of Mughsail where the white sand touches the deep blue of the ocean &at high tide, where waves burst through the natural titanic Blow Holes, at the far end of the Rocky beach with a cave-like entrance. We thereafter continue along the ‚Hair-pinbend road towards Western Border of Oman, with its breathtaking cliffs on either side, to see the historical Frankincense trees growing in their natural habitat, deep down in the valleys, dotting the dry & craggy countryside. We take a short walk into the valleys to smell the Holy Incense amidst the scenic view of the region. On our return journey we make a photo stop at the lagoon at Mughsail where migratory birds occasionally flamingos are a common sight. Return to the hotel. highly recommended among Salalah Tours and Oman Day Tours.
Cost : 50 USD Per Person
1- Transportation A/C vehicles as mentioned in the itinerary
2- English speaking driver / guide
3- Soft drinks and mineral water during the excursion.
1- Entrances to Forts, Museums & Historical Places