Salalah Program (3 Nights/4 Days)
DAY 01 : SALALAH ARRIVAL
You will be met on arrival by our representative and transferred to the hotel. Spend the rest of the day relaxing and exploring around. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 02 : HALF DAY SALALAH CITY TOUR
We leave the hotel and proceed to visit the Museum of the Frankincense Land. Opened in July 2007 at Al Balid Archaeological Park, it is a UNESCO heritage site. Make a photo stop at the impressive Sultan Qaboos Mosque. View the official palace of His Majesty the Sultan and stroll through the old Haffah souk, famous for the sale of high quality Frankincense and numerous other Dhofari traditional souvenirs. Haffah souk is very attractive with its small shops lined up with piles of incense boxes, clay incense burners colorfully decorated with traditional patterns and bags of incense crystals. Visit the gold/silver souk in New Salalah. The opportunity to shop is all yours, before we return to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Museum of the Frankincense Land is open Sat - Wed 0800 - 1400 & 1600 - 2000, Thu - Fri 1600 - 2000
DAY 03 : FULL DAY EAST & WEST SALALAH TOUR
The excursion begins in the morning with a visit to the old fishing village of Taqah, famous for the manufacture of dried sardines. Visit the century old Taqah Castle. We continue our journey to Khor Rori, which was an important port on the coast of Dhofar, and one of the major trading cities for frankincense. Khor Rori is believed to have been the hub and harbour for shipping of Frankincense. On the way to west Salalah, explore the natural spring of Ayn Razat, beautifully laid out amidst the tranquil lush mountains and nourished every day of the year by natural underground spring water. Visit the ancient tomb of Prophet Job situated in the scenic green mountains of the Salalah plains. Proceed to the beach of Mughsail where waves burst through the natural titanic blow holes. We thereafter continue along the hairpin bend road with its breathtaking cliffs on either side to see the historical Frankincense trees growing in their natural habitat. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 04 : SALALAH DEPARTURE
Checkout from the hotel and transfer to Salalah Airport for onward flight.
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COST INCLUSIONS :-
Standard double/twin room accommodation with breakfast as per the itinerary
Services of an English speaking driver/guide on tours
All entrance fees at forts, castles & museums
Bottled mineral water on tour
COST EXCLUSIONS :-
Anything not mentioned in the cost inclusions
Personal telephone calls, laundry, room service, etc
Alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages and bottled mineral water during meals
International flight tickets, visas & visa assistance
Tips and Porterage