1. Oman
  2. Dhofar
  3. Salalah
  4. Taqah Castle

Salalah: Full-Day Dhofar Tour with Lunch

Product ID: 328776
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A full day exploring the highlights and history of the southern part of Oman. You will explore fortified towns, museums, and villages, with lunch included in your experience.
About this activity
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Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English, Arabic, French, German, Italian
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English

Pickup optional

Please wait at your agreed pick up location 10 minutes before the pick up time. The Guide will be holding a sign with your last name on it.
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the old town of Taqah
  • Enjoy the old fortified town of Khor Rori
  • Explore the old city of Samahram which, was an old frankincense trade center
  • Be pulled by gravity
Full description
This tour is a cultural and educational trip, tailored for tourists to experience the cultural part of Salalah. The experience begins by visiting the old town of Taqa, on the east side of Salalah. Its coastal location make it a perfect place for fishing, and following that you will go to the Taqa Fortress which was built in the 19th century.

This castle was more recently renovated during the times of Sultan Qaboos, and reopened as a museum in 1994. Following that, you will head to Khor Rori, a small fortified town which was founded as an outpost for the kingdom of Ḥaḑramawt back in approximately the 1st century A.D. You will also discover there the old city of Sumhuram, which is now protected as the Sumhuram Archeological Park.

Following that, you will make your way to Mirbat Village, where you will visit the whitewashed tomb of Mohamed Bin Ali, said to be a descendant of the son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad. Lastly, you will conclude with the unique experience of enjoying anti-gravity area, in which you can feel gravity pulling at you.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Meal
  • Guidance fees
  • Water and soft drinks
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Your guide will be holding a signboard with your surname on it. Please look for the "Al Qasim Travel and Tours" guide and car.

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From US$ 158.89 per person