- Museum of the Land of Frankincense
- Tropical Plantations of Salalah
- Traditional Frankincense Souq of Hafa
- Sultan Qaboos Mosque
Visit “The Museum of the Frankincense Land”. Opened in July 2007 at Al Balid Archaeological Park, a UNESCO heritage site located in Salalah, the Frankincense Land Museum is the latest addition to Oman’s heritage and cultural scene.
It houses two main halls, namely the History Hall, depicting the geography, history of the ancient Frankincense trail and the historical background of the Sultanate through a number of archaeological findings, and The Marine Hall, featuring displays about the development of Oman’s rich marine history. A complete history of the Maritime trade & ship building industry of Oman could be experienced here, with meticulously carved replicas of the ancient boats & ships of the Omani Maritime trade.
Drive through lush green plantations of vegetables & fruits. Make a brief stop to experience the locally grown fruits and vegetables at fruits and vegetable stall.
Visit the impressive Sultan Qaboos Mosque in central Salalah. Built in 2009 the mosque welcomes thousands of worshippers. The largest mosque in Salalah is opened for non-Muslim visitors from Saturdays to Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
View the Official Palace of His Majesty the Sultan (Al Husn Palace) & stroll through the old Haffah souk, famous for the sale of high quality Frankincense & numerous other Dhofari traditional souvenirs.
Season: This tour operates all year round
Trip Specifications: Morning Tours start daily except weekends and national holidays at 9:00 am and finish around 12:30pm • Afternoon Tours start daily except weekends and national holidays at 3:00 pm and finish around 7:00 pm • Maximum group size of 20 • Minimum group size of 2 • 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: All Entrance Fees • All Taxes • Fully Air-Conditioned Vehicle • English Speaking Guide • Two Bottles of Water
Not Included: Gratuities • Lunch • Extra transfers
What to Bring: Sunscreen • Steady shoes
What to Wear: Please ensure you dress respectfully. Knees and shoulders should be covered at all times. Please pay attention to the specified dress code by visiting Sultan Qaboos Mosque from inside.