Explore Salalah in a half day tour and visit the highlights of the southern capital of Oman.
|TOUR HIGHLIGHTS||Museum of the Land of Frankincense
Tropical Plantations of Salalah
Traditional Frankincense Souq of Hafa
Sultan Qaboos Mosque
|TOUR DETAILS||Minimum participants: 01
Tour starts: 9:00 or 15:00 daily except Fridays
Duration: 3 Hours
Availability: All year round
Guided Tour? Yes
Languages: English. (German, French, Italian on request)
Vehicle type: Saloon Car / Micro Van / Mini Bus / Coach
|AVAILABILITY||All year round|
|WHAT TO BRING||Sunscreen, steady shoes and hat.|
|WHAT TO WEAR||Please ensure you dress respectfully. Knees and shoulders should be covered at all times. Please pay attention to the specified dress code by visiting Sultan Qaboos Mosque from inside.|
Visit “The Museum of the Frankincense Land”. Opened in July 2007 at Al Balid Archaeological Park, a UNESCO heritage site located in Salalah, the Frankincense Land Museum is the latest addition to Oman’s heritage and cultural scene.
It houses two main halls, namely the History Hall, depicting the geography, history of the ancient Frankincense trail and the historical background of the Sultanate through a number of archaeological findings, and The Marine Hall, featuring displays about the development of Oman’s rich marine history. A complete history of the Maritime trade & ship building industry of Oman could be experienced here, with meticulously carved replicas of the ancient boats & ships of the Omani Maritime trade.
Drive through lush green plantations of vegetables & fruits. Make a brief stop to experience the locally grown fruits and vegetables at fruits and vegetable stall.
Visit the impressive Sultan Qaboos Mosque in central Salalah. Built in 2009 the mosque welcomes thousands of worshippers. The largest mosque in Salalah is opened for non-Muslim visitors from Saturdays to Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
View the Official Palace of His Majesty the Sultan (Al Husn Palace) & stroll through the old Haffah souk, famous for the sale of high quality Frankincense & numerous other Dhofari traditional souvenirs.
Return to the hotel.
Please ensure you dress respectfully.
Knees and shoulders should be covered at all times.
Please pay attention to the specified dress code by visiting Sultan Qaboos Mosque from inside.
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.