Full Day Eastern Salalah (Cultural & Educational)

Tour Theme:
Culture & Education
Up to 8 Hours
Activity Level:
Suitable for:
All Family Members
Runs On:
Tour Guide:
English, Arabic
Tour Pickup:
10:00 AM
OMR 48
OMR 22.5
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Tour Details

The old town of TAQA 

Tour begins with a visit to the old fishing village of TAQA is around 35 km east of Salalah by a long beach, with a paved cornice , famous for dried Sardines & its traditional and old Dhofari houses. And you can see a lot of Omans old houses elegant in their looks, It contains deserts, mountains, valleys, caves, and water springs and it is a perfect place for fishing. 


TAQA castle 

in the center of the town, you will visit the most popular castle in Dhofar , it was built in the 19th century it used to be a private residence for a tribal leader, Sheikh Ali bin Taman Al Mashani ,  the grandfather of the mother of Sultan Qaboos. The castle was more recently renovated during the times of Sultan Qaboos and reopened as a museum in 1994. The castle is a great explication on how people lived in the area since the 19th century, there you can hear about Omans history of forts and castles near the sea. 


Khor Rori 

Is an Early archaeological site near Salalah, The small fortified town was founded as an outpost for the kingdom of Ḥaḑramawt around the 1st century. 


The old city of SUMHURAM (UNESCO World Heritage Site) 

Sumhuram was first discovered in the region in the late 19th century by James Theodore Bent. Some Mormon scholars believe that this is the «land Bountiful». 

This was formerly one of the major ports of Southern Arabia and an important conduit for the international frankincense trade network.  


Mirbat Village & Harbor 

Fishing town some 75 kilometers East of Salalah, is one of the ten wilayats of Dhofar Governorate. It is a charming coastal town situated between the extraordinary escarpment of Jebel Samhan and the Arabian Sea. Traditional boats (called Dhow) are very commonly see in Mirbat pristine coastline as it’s a fishing town nestled in the craggy hills on the approach to the town of Mirbat. 


Tomb of Mohammed Bin Ali 

Mohamed Bin Ali who is said to be a descendant of the son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad and titled as the owner of Mirbat. 


Anti-Gravity Point 

On the hills after approximately 27 kilometers from Taqa city there is A Magical Place where Car Drives in gravity magnetism. 

A natural phenomenon, where your car drives itself when you are in neutra

Tour Include

  • Guiding fees
  • Transportation from and to hotel
  • Entrance fees
  • Soft Drinks & Lunch

Tour Exclude

  • Tipping/Gratitude.
  • In case guest wanted to have a (Russian, Italian, French, or German) speaking guide an additional fees will be added to the tour cost (20 OMR )

Terms & Conditions

  • Please do not forget to take your sunglass, wear your suntan lotion, and comfortable walking shoes.
  • If you would like to spend time in the sea? So please do not forget to take your own towels and swim wear.

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