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Day 1: ARRIVAL - Afternoon City Tour
Arrive at the Salalah Airport, meet & greet and transfer to the hotel for check-in. Pick up at 4pm from the hotel and proceed to 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 taste a fresh coconut water drink at fruit stalls lining the streets within the periphery of the old Salalah town (Haffah). Make a photo stop at the impressive Sultan Qaboos Mosque. View the Official Palace of His Majesty the Sultan (Al Husn Palace) & stroll through the old Haffah souq, famous for the sale of high quality. Frankincense & numerous other Dhofari traditional souvenirs. Visit the new Salalah region of the gold/ silver souq, with ample opportunity for shopping, before we return to the hotel at 7:30 PM.
Day 2: East – West Salalah Tour
Pick up at 8am from the hotel and visit 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 Dhofa. A picturesque drive then leads you to Mirbat, the ancient capital of Dhofar and the beginning of the Frankincense trail. A picnic lunch box / lunch at local restaurant en route. Stroll through the streets lined with old Omani mud houses & visit the twin-domed Bin Ali’s 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 Mughsai where the white sand touches the deep blue of the ocean & at high tide. We thereafter continue along the Hair-pin bend road towards Western Border of Oman, with its breath-taking cliffs on either side, to see the historical Frankincense trees growing in their natural habitat, deep down in the valleys. 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.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3: FINAL DEPARTURE
After breakfast, check out at 12:00 PM and then transfer to Salalah International Airport for departure.
- Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
- Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
- All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicles
- Accommodation for 02 nights including daily breakfast
- Half day tour city tour in Salalah.
- Day Tour Salalah East & West.
- English speaking tour guide /Driver Guide.
- Entrance fees.
- All service charges and taxes included in the package price
- International Airfare
- Entry visa to Oman
- The Gala Dinner
- Personal spendings
Accommodation Plan :
- Crown Plaza Salalah Hotel
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Prices:Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till September 30.2015, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays. The price of Solo is valid for solo traveller who is travelling alone.
Children Policy:0 - 2.99 Free of Charge
3 - 5.99 pay 25% of tour price
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
If your sightseeing tours include domestic flights or ferry boat, an extra supplement for your child may apply.
Payment Policy:Reservations should be made as early as possible to book your desired Oman tour, spaces will be secured upon receive a deposit of 25 %, and during the Christmas and New Year holidays and tour packages the required deposit is 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wire transfer and or Western Union
Oman Entry Visa:You need to have a valid passport at least 6 months beyond your scheduled return date to enter Oman. The cost of single entry visa is OMR5 (around £8) for 10 days obtained upon arrival at the airport.For more info on entry visa to Oman please check with the Oman consulate or embassy at your country.
Tipping:It is a customary attitude for expressing ones satisfaction of good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it
Best Time to Visit Oman
Oman’s climate is typical of the Arabian Peninsula with blisteringly hot summers and Mediterranean winters. During the summer months almost the entire country is hot; the thermometer can often nudge up into the 40°C. The winter months are pleasantly temperate, daytime temperatures rarely climbing much above 30°C. Temperatures are considerably cooler in the mountains than on the coast
Flying to Oman
Oman Air (Scheduled Airlines only)
14 Hours, 38 Minutes from New York
15 Hours, 35 Minutes from Washington
Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival for non-restricted nationalities
No mandatory vaccinations
Conservative dress is advisable for both men and women - More relaxed clothing in the Gulf of Oman like Muscat and Salalah