Salalah In Focus

Immerse yourself in Salalah on the trail of Frankincense and the Queen of Sheba.

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DAY 1Salalah

On arrival by air from Muscat, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Salalah: Overnight at your choice of hotel.

DAY 2Salalah

Enjoy half a day of touring including the Land of Frankincense Museum, which outlines the history of Frankincense and its significance to the region. Visit Sultan Qaboos Mosque and wander through the marvellous Haffah Souq. Enjoy some light-hearted haggling at the gold and silver souq in New Salalah before returning to your hotel.

Salalah: Overnight at your choice of hotel

DAY 3Salalah – Mughsail Beach – Salalah

Full day tour beginning with Taqah Castle and village. Explore the ruins of Khor Rori, once the location of a palace of the Queen of Sheba. Visit the lovely oasis of Ayn Razat, and visit the tomb of the biblical prophet, Job. Drive to Mughsail Beach, famous for its blowholes, and finally out to see the spindly Boswellia (frankincense) trees growing in their natural habitat. Learn about how the remarkable nodules of frankincense are harvested, and the different qualities of this sought-after sap.

Salalah: Overnight at your choice of hotel

DAY 4Salalah

After breakfast, transfer back to the new Salalah airport and return to Muscat by air for your onward journey.

ITINERARY INCLUDES

  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Transfers & sightseeing
  • Dedicated local English-speaking driver/guide
  • Bottled water daily
  • Breakfast daily
  • Entrance fees and local taxes

NOTES

Vehicle Type: 4WD vehicle when touring.
Touring Style: Private tour with your own dedicated, English-speaking Omani Guide/Driver.