Tour East & West
This is a tour focused on history. It is designed for those who what to get a panoramic view of the most interesting cultural location of Dhofar.
Salalah, Taqa, Khor Rori, Mirbat, Jabal al Qamar, Fazayah, Mughsayl.
What is Included?
4x4 air-conditioned vehicle with specialized driver (safety seats for children available on request); 3 nights’ accommodation at a 5 stars hotel; all meals (lunch, dinner and breakfast); guided visits at Salalah archaeological sites; all entrance tickets; English speaking guide (other languages available on request - supplement required); water, tea and snacks.
A full immersion tour to admire the most interesting historical locations of the region. The town of Mirbat, with fishermen who still sail on the traditional boats of the Indian Ocean. The spectacular lagoon of Khor Rori and the archaeological site of Sumhurram: a port built by the Kingdom of Hadramout to control the spice trade on the Indian Ocean. The Museum of the Land of Frankincense at the archaeological site of Al Baleed, ancient capital of Dhofar. We will drive through a panoramic road to reach the top of the mountain Jabal al Qamar to admire the spectacular vertical cliffs on the Arabian Sea. We will stop at Mughsayl Beach and will take a walk over the submarine cave of Marneef, where waves can blow through vertical erosions creating false geysers up to 20 meters high.
The route starts from the city of Salalah, and covers the full crescent formed by the Dhofari Mountain Range, from the town of Mirbat, by the imposing Jebal Samhan, to the beautiful Jabal al Qamar, the “Mountain of the Moon”.