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East Salalah Tour - Half Day - By Beautiful Salalah

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US$ 45.00
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What to Expect
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Stop At: Wadi Darbat, Salalah Oman

Here you will be seeing the seasonal waterfalls (if its there at the time of your visit), a spring where you can do pedal boating, kayaking and motor boating (boating at own cost) overlooking the mountain of Jabal Qara series. A trip to Salalah is incomplete without visiting this beautiful valley and it is one of the most visited place in Dhofar Region. You can do trekking from one point of the valley to another.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Sumhuram Old City, 49 Sumhuram Street, Salalah 211 Oman

Sumhuram Archeological site is an ancient city, which was once used to trade Frankinscene to the world. The ruins sit atop a small hill above the tranquil waters of Khor Rori and was build in 3rd century BC. This is also known to be a place of Queen Sheeba Palace.

There is a walking track to cover the site on foot. It's a great walk and you can see the birds and water at Khor Rori, which is visible from this area.

There is also a gallery - Sumhuram Archaeological Galley where the artifacts excavated from this site are displayed.

Duration: 35 minutes

Pass By: Khor Rori, Oman

This is a fascinating place, where you can see the water and birds from Sumhuram Archaeological site

Stop At: Taqah Castle, Taqah, Salalah 211 Oman

Taqa Castle is one of Dhofar’s most distinguished landmarks, which was built in the 19th century. Its walls were constructed from solid blocks of ‘Taqa Stone’, a local limestone material composed chiefly of fossilized shells and corals. You can see the well, roofless jail, formal sitting area also known as majlis, bedrooms, kitchen and stores. In these areas you will see traditional weaponry, jewelry, every day household items and fascinating traditional colorful pieces of clothes.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Taqa Beach, Unnamed Road، Taqah, Oman

Although Taqa is famous for its castle but Taqa has a great beach also and is a great spot for birds watching. The view of Taqa city is great from the beach side.

Duration: 20 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Any hotel in Salalah city

Salalah Aiport, Port of Salalah
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Pick and Drop from Hotel or Airport or Seaport
  • Experienced Omani guide who can speak English and Arabic
  • Transport by private vehicle: Saloon Car for up to 3 adults or 2 adults...
  • Transport by private vehicle: 4x4 Car for 4 adults to 6 adults
  • Transport by private vehicle: Mini Van / Coaster for 7 or more adults
  • Gratuities / Tips are welcomed but not included in mentioned price
  • Lunch - Breakfast / lunch / dinner not included, but can be provided at additional cost
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees to Sumhuram Archaeological site and Taqa Castle is not included
  • Boating (Paddle / Motor / Kayak) at Wadi Darbat is not included in Tour price
  • Anything not mentioned in Inclusions
  • Entry/Admission - Sumhuram Old City
  • Entry/Admission - Taqah Castle
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time visiting Taqa Castle and learning about the old way of living in Oman. We also enjoyed Darbat valley seeing the water falls, the green mountains and the boat rides. Our driver Mana was punctual and took good care of us....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Rasha H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We choose Beautiful Salalah based on the reviews of other travelers. We were not disappointed! The company was very responsive & professional on whatsapp, even on Friday noon outside of their working hours! I needed a last minute booking and they were able to provide...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank meeramutawa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We organised privately to see select destinations in both east and west salalah. Issa our tour guide was great we even got to see his camel farm on the way back. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Turns100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the tour with Mohammed. We were staying at the Kairaba resort so were picked up from there. First and foremost, Mohammed was a good and careful driver. We saw lots of sites around Mirbat including Wadi Darbat. Mohammed was knowledgable about all...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank dhc2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wadi Derbat visit was amazing,greenish mountains,fantastic water falls,beautiful small lakes,picturesque views every where (suitable for nature lovers),can go only to this place as half day tour. We were not interested to visit archeological sites.visit Taqa old city was okay. Our driver and tour guide Mr...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ayman I
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21 August 2019|
Response from Ayman I | Reviewed this property |
Hi, according to trip advisor site , half day wadi derbat tour is having the same cost as east Salamanca tour cost
5 June 2019|
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Response from 285martinat | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You will be able to do it. Beautiful Salalah offers the morning and afternoon trips, but you can make a deal with your tour guide, which time suites you
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