HELD UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE MINISTRY OF OIL AND GAS, SULTANATE OF OMAN


عقد تحت رعاية وزارة النفط والغاز، سلطنة عمان

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Half Day - Salalah City (4 Hours Duration)

After breakfast drive through lush green plantations and you will visit the “The Museum of the Frankincense Land” at Al Balid, passing by the bird sanctuary. One hall depicting the Frankincense Trail History of the Sultanate, along with many audio/video presentations of the Omani Renaissance since 1970, fascinates the visitor to this site. You will make photo stops at the impressive Shanfari Mosque and later at Al Husn Palace (Palace of the Sultan). Stroll through the old Haffah Souq, famous for Dhofari traditional souvenirs.

 

Half Day - East Salalah (4 Hours Duration)

After breakfast we start the tour and your first destination is Taqa, in the East. The impressive ruins at Sumhurum give insight into architecture and living conditions of a time more than 2000 years ago. The adjoining port of Khawr Rhori was an important trade center and the main port for the export of frankincense. Just before Mirbat you reach Bin Ali’s Tomb. Later we visit Mirbat, the old capital of Dhofar is known for its old merchant houses, built in traditional ancient Omani architecture. On the way back to Salalah you visit Wadi Darbat, a quiet place at the feet of the lush Qara Mountains.

 

Half Day - West Salalah (4 Hours Duration)

After breakfast proceed in westerly direction towards Mughsail , where the white sand touches the deep blue of the Indian Ocean. You will pass by scattered frankincense trees and drive along the Zig- Zag Road with its breathtaking cliffs on either side. Mughsail which is one of the most attractive Beaches in Dhofar and also proud of its spectacular „Blow Holes‟, the water fountains.

 

Muscat Impressions - Half Day City Tour (4 Hours Duration)

Morning, you will be met at the hotel for a half day City Tour. The tour begins with a visit to the beautiful Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque one of the largest mosques in the Middle East. Visit the Natural History Museum, exhibiting the wealth of Oman’s history and thus imparting knowledge about the country’s rich culture and traditions to the visitor. Later you drive along the picturesque Corniche to the once walled district Muscat. You will have photo stops at the residence of his Majesty Sultan Qaboos, the Al Alam Palace, which is flanked by the 16th century Portuguese forts Mirani and Jalali. You will be strolling through Muttrah Souq, where you will be bargaining for handicrafts and silver items.

 

Muscat Impressions - Full Day City Tour (8 Hours Duration)

Morning, you will be met at the hotel for a Full day City Tour. The tour begins with a visit to the beautiful Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque one of the largest mosques in the Middle East. Visit the Natural History Museum, exhibiting the wealth of Oman’s history and thus imparting knowledge about the country’s rich culture and traditions to the visitor. Later you drive along the Shatti Al Qurm area and proceed to picturesque Corniche. On arrival visit the Fish Market and have a lunch break at one of the restaurants in Corniche. After lunch, to the once walled district Muscat. You will have photo stops at the residence of his Majesty Sultan Qaboos, the Al Alam Palace, which is flanked by the 16th century Portuguese forts Mirani and Jalali (Visit of National Museum or Beit Al Zubair Museum in Muscat is optional). Later pass by fishing villages of Sidab , Haramel , Oman Parliament building & the first premium hotel in Oman, the Al Bustan Palace hotel. Later drive back to the traditional Muttrah Souq (Market), where you will be bargaining for handicrafts and silver items and back to the hotel.

 

Grand Mosque Opening timings

Saturday – Thursday from 0800 Hrs - 1100 Hrs

 

 

Half Day - Salalah City (4 Hours Duration)

After breakfast drive through lush green plantations and you will visit the “The Museum of the Frankincense Land” at Al Balid, passing by the bird sanctuary. One hall depicting the Frankincense Trail History of the Sultanate, along with many audio/video presentations of the Omani Renaissance since 1970, fascinates the visitor to this site. You will make photo stops at the impressive Shanfari Mosque and later at Al Husn Palace (Palace of the Sultan). Stroll through the old Haffah Souq, famous for Dhofari traditional souvenirs.

 

 Half Day - East Salalah (4 Hours Duration)

After breakfast we start the tour and your first destination is Taqa, in the East. The impressive ruins at Sumhurum give insight into architecture and living conditions of a time more than 2000 years ago. The adjoining port of Khawr Rhori was an important trade center and the main port for the export of frankincense. Just before Mirbat you reach Bin Ali’s Tomb. Later we visit Mirbat, the old capital of Dhofar is known for its old merchant houses, built in traditional ancient Omani architecture. On the way back to Salalah you visit Wadi Darbat, a quiet place at the feet of the lush Qara Mountains.

 

Half Day - West Salalah (4 Hours Duration)

After breakfast proceed in westerly direction towards Mughsail , where the white sand touches the deep blue of the Indian Ocean. You will pass by scattered frankincense trees and drive along the Zig- Zag Road with its breathtaking cliffs on either side. Mughsail which is one of the most attractive Beaches in Dhofar and also proud of its spectacular „Blow Holes‟, the water fountains.

 

Muscat Impressions - Half Day City Tour (4 Hours Duration)

Morning, you will be met at the hotel for a half day City Tour. The tour begins with a visit to the beautiful Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque one of the largest mosques in the Middle East. Visit the Natural History Museum, exhibiting the wealth of Oman’s history and thus imparting knowledge about the country’s rich culture and traditions to the visitor. Later you drive along the picturesque Corniche to the once walled district Muscat. You will have photo stops at the residence of his Majesty Sultan Qaboos, the Al Alam Palace, which is flanked by the 16th century Portuguese forts Mirani and Jalali. You will be strolling through Muttrah Souq, where you will be bargaining for handicrafts and silver items.

 

Muscat Impressions - Full Day City Tour (8 Hours Duration)

Morning, you will be met at the hotel for a Full day City Tour. The tour begins with a visit to the beautiful Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque one of the largest mosques in the Middle East. Visit the Natural History Museum, exhibiting the wealth of Oman’s history and thus imparting knowledge about the country’s rich culture and traditions to the visitor. Later you drive along the Shatti Al Qurm area and proceed to picturesque Corniche. On arrival visit the Fish Market and have a lunch break at one of the restaurants in Corniche. After lunch, to the once walled district Muscat. You will have photo stops at the residence of his Majesty Sultan Qaboos, the Al Alam Palace, which is flanked by the 16th century Portuguese forts Mirani and Jalali (Visit of National Museum or Beit Al Zubair Museum in Muscat is optional). Later pass by fishing villages of Sidab , Haramel , Oman Parliament building & the first premium hotel in Oman, the Al Bustan Palace hotel. Later drive back to the traditional Muttrah Souq (Market), where you will be bargaining for handicrafts and silver items and back to the hotel.

 

To make booking or for more information, please contact Oman Air Holidays
Email:  [email protected] or Tel: +968 245 31000
To make booking or for more information, please contact Oman Air Holidays Email: [email protected] or Tel: +968 245 31000
To make a booking or for more information, please contact Oman Air Holidays
Email:  [email protected] or Tel: +968 245 31000