OST-17 East & West Salalah [ Full Day ]

What To Expect

Travel with Oman Safari Tours travel across wadis, beautiful frankincense land, Old Castles, archeological sites, attractive white sand beaches


Product Code: OST-17
Type: Full Day Trip
Departs From: Salalah Port/airport/hotel
Meeting Point: Salalah Port/airport/hotel
Duration: Full Day Tour
Availability: As Per Request
Everyday Drive: 08 Hrs
Language: English
Special Request For Language Speaking Guide: Italian/french/german/spanish/chinese Etc

Tour Description


Your tour starts in the morning at 09:00 am with a visit to the old fishing village of ‘Taqah’. This place is famous for the manufacture of Dried Sardines and traditional Dhofari Houses. Here you can visit the century old Taqah Castle, which is the former official residence of the Wali (Governor) of the. By visiting the Taqah Castle, you will get a glimpse into the rich history of the region.

Then you will continue to explore the ancient ruins of the once famous city of Khor Rohri (Sumharam). The city of Sumharam was the easternmost outpost of the Hadramawt Kingdom on the ancient route between the Persian Gulf, Mediterranean Seas and India. On the coast of Dhofar, Khor Rori was considered as an important port as well as also considered as one of the major trading cities with frankincense. It is believed to have been the major hub & harbor for shipping of Frankincense.

We then provide you a picturesque driving that leads to the Mirbat an ancient capital of Dhofar and is the beginning of the Frankincense trail. Here you can stroll through the streets lined with old Omani houses and visit the twin-domed Bin Ali’s Tomb as a photo stop. The Bin Ali’s Tomb is a classic example of medieval architecture.  

Thereafter, you will enjoy a picturesque drive to explore the ever green Wadi Derbat. Here you will enjoy a relaxing stroll along the Wadi bed, which is surrounded by herds of Camels, goats, and cattle in the Khareef season (or monsoon period). Here you can witness a spectacular 100m natural waterfall, which spreads its tentacles into numerous lakes & lush green vegetation.

You then return to the hotel by late noon.

Know Before Tour Start


  • Whole tour as per above mentioned itinerary
  • Vehicle as per group size
  • English speaking Guide/cum Driver
  • Mineral water during tour


  • All Entrance Tickets (Forts & Museums)
  • Meals other than mentioned
  • All expenses of personal in nature
  • Anything which is not specifically mentioned in inclusions part


  • All tours are guided & on private basis
  • Booking can be made on first cum first services basis
  • Above rates are on NETT Basis & is Non- Commissionable

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Fees:-

  • Less than 15 Days in advance : 50% of the total amount
  • Less than 10 Days in advance: 70% of the total amount
  • Less than 07 Days in advance : 100% of the total amount 
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