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Salalah: Full-Day Dhofar Tour with Lunch

1. Salalah: Full-Day Dhofar Tour with Lunch

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.

Sunset Desert Empty Quarter Desert - Full Day With Lunch

2. Sunset Desert Empty Quarter Desert - Full Day With Lunch

Begin your tour by driving towards the north to visit the city of Thumrait - a small town in southern Oman on the main road between Dhofar and Muscat. Your next stop will be at Duka Valley, home to many old Frankincense trees. Afterwards, head to the UNESCO city of Ubar - the so-called lost city, allegedly destroyed by the southern Arabian sands. Then, enjoy a spectacular day out in the desert of Rub' al Khali (the Empty Quarter Desert), the largest continuous sand desert in the world. Interact with Bedouins and have dinner in the desert whilst you learn all about the Bedouin lifestyle.

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What people are saying about Dhofar

Solid experience. Much of what I wanted. Just lacked that little bit of magic to make it extra special. Expensive by North American standards - and for the level of service I received

Very nice guide, explained everything to us well and drove around perfectly. Anytime again, was a perfect day in the Dhofar Mountains!

Thoroughly enjoyed it all and Mahmood a top bloke. Full day and saw plenty