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Jebel Safari

Excursion Details

Enjoy a rewarding full day trip made by combining the highlights of the Mountainous area of Dhofar. The scenic tour includes the rugged Jebel Samhan Mountains dotted with Wadis, gorges, sinkholes and other geological curiosities.

Highlights

  • Taqah Beach
  • Wadi Derbat
  • Tawi Attir Sink hole
  • Jebel Samhan Plateau

Start the tour in the morning by 4X4 vehicles, on a full day safari into the Dhofar Mountains.

Drive through the scenic village of Taqa making a photo stop at the spectacular Taqa beach.

Then drive into the ‘ever green Wadi Darbat’ for a relaxing stroll along the Wadi bed, surrounded by herds of Camels, Goats & Cattle. In the Khareef season (monsoon period), one could also witness an almost 100m natural Water-Fall, spreading its ‘tentacles’ into numerous lakes & lush green Vegetation.

Next stop is one of the world’s largest Sink Holes (211 m deep & 150 m in diameter), situated at Tawi Attair – also known as the “Well of Birds”, who frequent this location, the year through.

Continue journey into the mountain range of Jebel Samhan to a breathtaking plateau at a height of almost 1700m. This location is commonly known as the ‘Grand Canyon’ of Dhofar, gives one a complete view of the east coast to the one side & the vast ‘Qara’ mountain range to the other.
You will be hosted to a sumptuous picnic lunch during this tour.

After lunch continue the journey from the plateau into the adjacent ‘Qara’ mountain range & drive through scenic Jebali villages & landscape, with numerous photo stops at interesting locations.

Return to Salalah

Season: This tour operates all year round

Trip Specifications: Tours start daily at 9:00 am and finish around 4:00 pm • Maximum group size of 20 • Minimum group size of 4 • Minimum age 6 years old.

Pickup: Pick up at your hotel in Salalah or Taqa. If you are staying beyond these areas please get in touch to set up the meeting point or to organize an extra transfer.

Drop-off: We will drop you off at where we picked you up. If you need extra transfers please contact us for more details.

Included: Picnic Lunch • All Taxes • Fully Air-Conditioned Vehicle • English Speaking Guide • Three Bottles of Water

Not Included: Gratuities • Extra transfers

What to Bring: Sunscreen • Steady shoes
This tour involves walking over rough and inclined ground • No Entry Fees required at the places of visits • Maximum number of Passengers in a vehicle should be 4, due to the safety regulations
What to Wear: Please ensure you dress respectfully.