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PRIVATE: SALALAH CITY HIGHLIGHTS HALF DAY TOUR

Private Tour for up to 2 (Not a per person rate) $319 USD
Private Tour for up to 3 (Not a per person rate) $479 USD
Private Tour for up to 4 (Not a per person rate) $625 USD
Private Tour for up to 5 (Not a per person rate) $760 USD
Private Tour for up to 6 (Not a per person rate) $907 USD
Private Tour for up to 7 (Not a per person rate) $1055 USD
Private Tour for up to 8 (Not a per person rate) $1210 USD
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PRIVATE: SALALAH CITY HIGHLIGHTS HALF DAY TOUR

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Let the rich history of the beautiful city of Salalah shine through with visits to the fascinating Al Balid Archaeological Park and Museum of the Land of Frankincense.

This tour of Salalah begins with one of the true highlights of the area, the UNESCO World Heritage site Al Balid Archaeological Park. Al Balid was the region’s primary settlement from the 8th-16th century. Set against a beautiful Indian Ocean background, this open-air site features the ancient city’s defensive walls, trenches, and mosque.

Right nearby is the Frankincense Museum, which maritime trade and traditions since

Your day will start at the archaeological site of Al Balid Archaeological Park, a UNESCO heritage site, which displays a vivid illustration of the Reg
ion's archaeology(OpenedSun-Thu8:30-20:00, Fri–Sat15:00–20:00). After historical part, you will have a chance to visit garden Farms, which groves coconut, banana, papaya and vegetables. Make a brief stop to taste a fresh coconut waterdrink at fruit stalls (at own cost) lining the streets within the periphery of the old Salalah town (Haffah) and a photo stop to the beautiful Sultan Grand Mosque with its exquisite artwork and stained tiles. View the Official Palace of His Majesty the Sultan - Al Husn Palace & stroll through the oldHaffahsouq,famous for the sale of high-quality Frankincense & numerous other Dhofari traditional souvenirs.

  • This Tour Includes:
  • English-speaking guide
  • World UNESCO site Al Balid Archaeological Park
  • Museum of the Land of Frankincense
  • Garden Farms Plantation
  • Traditional souk
  • Sultan Qaboos Mosque (exterior visit)
  • Official Palace of His Majesty the Sultan - Al Husn Palace (exterior visit)
  • Bottled water

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Tue - yes
Wed - yes
Thu - yes
Fri - no
Sat - yes
Sun - yes

Departures (local time)

  • 9:00 AM (4 hrs)
  • 1:00 PM (4 hrs)

Transfer / Meeting Instructions

No Taxi Required Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.

Restrictions

Modest dress is required when visiting the mosque. All guests must wear long pants or long dresses (no shorts). Women will need a shawl to cover their heads. All guests must remove their shoes before entering the mosque. Please bring a plastic bag to carry your shoes.