Private historical Dhofar-East  Salalah tour
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Attractions & guided tours

Private historical Dhofar-East Salalah tour

Free cancellation
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 4 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Get a glimpse into the rich history of the region
  • See ancient Arabian ruins
  • Embrace Oman at its fullest
  • Unique experience - definitely something to write home about
  • Learn more about the local culture first-hand
What to expect

Your adventure begins with a visit to the old fishing village of Taqa and its century-old Castle, which was the former official residence of the "Wali‟ (Governor) 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 most important trading cities, which today is a 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 houses & visit the "Twin-domed Bin Ali's Tomb‟ as a photo stop. On the way back, explore the natural springs of “Ayn Razat” before you returning to the hotel.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • What's included
    • Guided tour
    • Water
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    What's not included
    • Alcoholic drinks
    • Food and drinks
    Where
    Meeting point:

    You will be picked-up from your accomodation in Salalah. Please leave your accomodation details at check-out and contact the local operator to confirm them. You will find the local operator's contact info in the voucher after booking.

    What to remember
    • This tour requires a minimum of 2 people
    • The pick-up is from Salah city only
    • Please contact the supplier at least 48 hours before the tour to confirm your pick-up details
    • The tour does not operate during Fridays due to closure of monuments
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    When
    • From Saturday to Thursday
    • The pick-up from Salalah will be around 08.30am, please be ready 15 minutes before pick up
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    Provider
    Travco Oman LLC
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 3 days before the activity begins.

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