4 Hours

A half day excursion to the western side of Salalah.

TOUR DETAILS Minimum participants: 01
Tour starts: 8:30 hours daily
Duration: 4 Hours
Availability: All year round
Guided Tour? Yes
Languages: English. (German, French, Italian on request)
Vehicle type: Saloon car/ Micro Van/ Mini bus
Mughsail beach and blow holes
Frankincense trees
AVAILABILITY All year round
WHAT TO BRING Sunscreen, steady shoes and hat.
WHAT TO WEAR Comfortable clothes. Please ensure you dress respectfully.
Fully Air-Conditioned Vehicle
English Speaking Guide
Two bottles of water
Optional gratuities
Extra transfers

Start the half-day exploration of Dhofar by driving towards the ‘Qara’ mountains.

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 ‘Hairpin-bend’ road towards western border of Oman. See the historical ‘Frankincense trees’ growing in their natural habitat, deep down in the valleys, dotting the dry & craggy countryside. Take a short walk into the valleys to smell the ‘Holy incense’ amidst the scenic view of the region.

Return to the hotel.

Please pay attention to the local customs of taking photographs.
This tour involves walking over rough and inclined ground.
No Entry Fees required at the places of visits.
We can help select your international and domestic flights.
Extensions / Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged with supplementary charges.
We pick you up for daily excursions from Salalah and Taqa hotels. Pick up from other areas is at additional cost.

Frankincense Trees Salalah Pontland

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