Salalah Tour

Salalah Dreams: A 7-Day Tour of Enchantment

Duration Duration 7 Days
Meals Meals
  • 6 Breakfast
  • 2 Lunch
  • 2 Dinner
Accommodation Accommodation
  • Three-star hotel
Activites Activities
  • Sightseeing
  • Scenic Drive
Price Reduced US$ 3450 Price Starts From US$ 2850 Book Now
Destination Destination
Difficulty Difficulty
Max. Altitude Max. Altitude
200 Meter
Activities Activity
Start and Point Start/End Point
Best Season Best Season
June, July, August
Group Size Group Size
Minimum 2
Transportation Transportation
Private Car
Activity Per Day Activity Per Day
5-6 hours sightseeing

Overview of Salalah Tour

Start an extraordinary journey through the captivating landscapes and rich heritage of Salalah with our meticulously crafted Salalah Tour. From the moment you arrive, our dedicated team ensures a warm welcome, whisking you away to your comfortable haven. Your adventure unfolds with visits to magnificent landmarks like the Sultan Qaboos Mosque and the Al Baleed Museum, immersing you in Oman’s history and culture.

The sensory delights continue at the Haffa Souq, a vibrant marketplace bursting with Omani crafts and fragrant treasures. Days are filled with exploration, from serene moments in lush valleys and cascading waterfalls to exhilarating mountain journeys to Jebel Samhan and discoveries at ancient sites like Samharam. As you venture west, you’ll encounter the mystical Mughsail Beach and the mesmerizing blowholes. The journey reaches its pinnacle with a desert escapade into the Rub’ Al Khali, the world’s largest sand desert, where you’ll explore ancient wonders and camp under a star-studded sky.

Explore Wadi Dawkah, home to the world’s oldest frankincense trees, before relishing a delicious farewell lunch. The Salalah Tour concludes with unforgettable memories, leaving you with a lasting connection to Salalah’s enchantment. As you board your flight, the experiences of your journey, from majestic mosques to pristine waterfalls, bustling souks to rugged mountains, and the vast desert, become cherished chapters in your travelogue. Farewell, Salalah, until we meet again!

Salalah Tour Detail Itinerary

  • Day 1: Salalah Arrival

    Welcome to the land of lush greenery, cascading waterfalls, and endless beaches! As you touch down in Oman, a friendly Peregrine representative will be waiting to greet you with a warm smile. Your private driver will then whisk you away to your comfortable hotel, where you can settle in, unwind after your journey, and get ready for an unforgettable week filled with discoveries and delightful experiences.

    Imagine this: stepping off the plane and breathing in the fresh, invigorating air of Salalah. Palm trees sway gently in the breeze, whispering promises of adventure. Your private car awaits, ready to transport you to your haven of relaxation. Check into your hotel, let the worries of everyday life melt away, and prepare to begin on a Salalah tour unlike any other!

    This is just the beginning of your Sahalah holiday package, meticulously crafted to provide you with a personalized adventure. Whether you seek serene moments amidst cascading waterfalls, thrilling explorations of ancient ruins, or simply relaxing on pristine beaches, your Salalah tour will be tailored to your desires.

    Prepare to craft enduring memories that will stand the test of time. Your Salalah Tour awaits!

  • Day 2: Sultan's Splendor, Ancient Souks, and Verdant Valleys!

    Wake up to the vibrant energy of Salalah! Today’s adventure begins with a picture-perfect moment at the majestic Sultan Qaboos Mosque. Imagine towering golden domes shimmering in the sunlight, intricate mosaics adorning the walls, and serene prayer halls whispering tales of faith. Capture this architectural marvel in your lens before stepping back in time at the charming Al Baleed Museum. Here, ancient artifacts come alive, unveiling the rich history and heritage of Oman, both nationally and locally.

    Sultan Qaboos Mosque in Salalah
    Sultan Qaboos Mosque in Salalah

    Next, prepare to be enthralled by a sensory extravaganza at the famed Haffa Souq. Imagine yourself navigating bustling alleyways, colors bursting forth from every corner. This ancient market, aptly nicknamed the “Palace Market” due to its proximity to the Sultan’s palace, is a treasure trove of Omani crafts, fragrant perfumes, and the prized frankincense of Salalah. Let the aromatic scents guide you past stalls overflowing with vibrant textiles, intricate silver jewelry, and unique souvenirs. Quench your thirst with a revitalizing taste of coconut water from a nearby street vendor, where its inherent sweetness offers a pleasing counterpoint to the lively atmosphere of the market, all in an original expression.

    As the afternoon unfolds, escape the city’s heat and journey to the outskirts of Salalah. Lush valleys, kept green year-round by natural springs, await your exploration. Picture emerald pools reflecting the clear blue sky, cascading waterfalls providing the soundtrack to your walk, and vibrant flora painting the landscape. Breathe in the fresh air, let the natural beauty soothe your soul, and capture breathtaking memories of this hidden oasis.

  • Day 3: A Majestic Mountain Journey through Time and Nature!

    Get ready for an exciting adventure into the heart of Dhofar’s eastern mountains! Your Salalah Tour starts with a scenic drive along a mountain road, passing a magnificent natural wonder – the Travertine Curtain. Imagine a dramatic limestone cliff where cascading waterfalls tumble during the monsoon, creating a breathtaking curtain effect.

    Sunrise at Wadi Darbat
    Sunrise at Wadi Darbat

    Reach the summit, and unfold before you lies the serene Wadi Darbat. Lush greenery spills down the valley, dotted with sparkling waterfalls and inviting pools. Feel free to start on an optional hike, soaking in the fresh mountain air and the whispers of nature.

    Jebel Samhan
    Jebel Samhan

    Continue your ascent, conquering mountain roads until you reach the mighty Jebel Samhan, one of Dhofar’s highest peaks. Breathe in the panoramic coastal views as you stand over 1000 meters above sea level. Capture the vastness of the ocean and the rugged mountain landscape in your memories.

    Descend the mountains through a unique baobab forest nestled in a hidden valley. These ancient trees, with their bulbous trunks and gnarled branches, seem like guardians of time. Imagine them witnessing centuries of history unfold.

    Fishermen boats in the port, Dhofar Governorate, Mirbat
    Fishermen boats in the port, Dhofar Governorate, Mirbat

    Your journey leads to the charming fishing village of Mirbat. This “place of tying” (as its name suggests) was once a bustling hub for horse exports and trade. Explore its quaint streets, harbor, and remnants of its glorious past. Savor a delicious lunch before embarking on your final adventure of the day.

    Journey back along the coast, stopping at the fascinating excavated city of Samharam. Imagine walking in the footsteps of the legendary Queen of Sheba, exploring the ruins of this ancient trade outpost. Feel the whispers of history come alive as you delve into this archaeological treasure trove.

  • Day 4: Unveiling West Salalah's Enthralling Treasures!

    Hold on tight, explorers! Today’s journey takes you on a magical westward adventure through Salalah’s hidden gems.

    Step back in time to the fabled tomb of Prophet Job, revered in both the Bible and Islamic traditions. Imagine the stories whispered by these ancient stones, connecting you to a rich tapestry of history and faith.

    Mughsail Beach
    Mughsail Beach

    Descend along the scenic coastal road until you reach the mystical Mughsail Beach. Picture crystal-clear turquoise waters lapping against the shore while playful waves create a symphony of sound. But the magic doesn’t stop there! Witness the spectacular blowholes, where ocean jets shoot skyward through the rocks at high tide, leaving you amazed.

    Mughsail beach Salalah Tour
    Mughsail beach Salalah Tour

    Get ready for some twists and turns! Start a thrilling drive through the hairpin bends of Wadi Awful. As you climb, the landscape transforms, culminating in a breathtaking, jaw-dropping view from over 1000 meters above the waves at the cliffs of Sha’at. Remember to pack your passport for a quick checkpoint stop, but trust us, the Vista is worth it!

    Immerse yourself in nature’s bounty on your return journey on the Salalah Tour. Stop along the road and witness the wonders of wild frankincense trees. Breathe in their unique aroma, touch their rough bark, and feel the connection to this precious resin that has enchanted the world for centuries.

  • Day 5: Journey into the Empty Quarter - Desert Dreams under Starlit Skies!

    Prepare for an unforgettable adventure today! Get ready to explore the Rub’ Al Khali, the world’s largest sand desert, also known as the Empty Quarter. Imagine towering dunes stretching as far as the eye can see, a vast and mysterious landscape waiting to be discovered.

    Rub' Al Khali
    Rub Al Khali

    Start your journey with a climb through the guardian Qara Mountains, the gateway to the desert wonders. Next, cross the vast Nejd desert, stopping for lunch in the traditional Bedouin city of Thumrait. Immerse yourself fully in the local culture and the lively atmosphere before embarking on a deeper exploration into the heart of the dunes.

    Unravel the mysteries of the desert as you reach Shisr, nicknamed the “Atlantis of the Sands.” Imagine ancient secrets buried beneath the dunes, only rediscovered recently! Explore the fascinating ruins and let your imagination run wild.

    Hashman Starvation
    Hashman Starvation

    Finally, they leave the car behind and venture onto the golden sands themselves. Arrive at your private campsite in Hashman, where your skilled guide will prepare a delicious dinner under the clear Arabian sky. Imagine the aroma of food cooked over an open fire, filling the air with warmth and flavor.

    As night falls, settle down by the crackling fire, sharing stories and laughter under a million twinkling stars. This is truly a night to remember, feeling the magic of the desert under a blanket of stardust.

  • Day 6: Farewell to the Desert, But Not Salalah's Magic!

    Rise and shine to a magnificent sunrise over the golden dunes of the Empty Quarter. Savor a delicious breakfast at your campsite, fueled by the memories of your desert adventure. Then, it’s time to bid farewell to the vast sands and head back to the vibrant city of Salalah.

    But before we leave, there’s one last stop on our Frankincense Trail journey! Our journey will take us to Wadi Dawkah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site boasting the world’s oldest and most extensive collection of naturally grown frankincense trees. Imagine a forest filled with these ancient giants, their branches heavy with the precious resin that has captivated them for centuries. Learn about the historical and modern significance of this “aromatic gold,” understanding its cultural and economic impact.

    Salalah, Wadi Dawkah
    Salalah, Wadi Dawkah

    Back in Salalah, treat yourself to a delicious farewell lunch at a local restaurant, savoring the unique flavors of Omani cuisine. The rest of the evening is yours to reflect on your incredible week. Relive the moments of exploration, from desert wonders to ancient ruins, from bustling markets to serene waterfalls. Let the memories of Salalah’s magic linger long after the tour ends.

  • Day 7: Farewell, Salalah! But the Memories Linger Forever

    Greet your final morning in Salalah with a delicious breakfast, reflecting on the incredible adventures you’ve experienced. As you check out of your hotel, know that this isn’t just the end of your trip, but the beginning of a lasting connection with this magical land.

    Your private driver will whisker you away to the airport, but only after one last farewell to the Land of Frankincense. Take a moment to appreciate the unique culture, stunning landscapes, and warm hospitality that made your Salalah tour so special.

    As you board your flight, the memories of your journey will surely come flooding back – the majestic Sultan Qaboos Mosque, the cascading waterfalls of Wadi Darbat, the vibrant Haffa Souq, the breathtaking views from Jebel Samhan, the ancient wonders of Samharam, the mystical blowholes of Mughsail Beach, and the awe-inspiring Empty Quarter desert.

    These experiences and the connections you made along the way will become cherished chapters in your travelogue. And who knows, perhaps the call of Salalah will beckon you back someday, inviting you to discover even more of its hidden treasures.

    Farewell from Salalah Tour! Until we meet again


What's included

  • 7 Days of Private Transportation
  • Hand-picked, English-speaking driver
  • 6 Nights – Authentic Oman hotels
  • Excursion
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Guided Tours
  • All Entrance Fees
  • Applicable Taxes

What is excluded

  • International Airfare and Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses like laundry, phone calls, internet, etc
  • Tipping for guide and driver

Departure Dates

Customize this trip with help from our local travel specialist that matches your interests.

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    We accept major currencies such as the US Dollar, the Great Britain Pound, the Euro, the Australian Dollar, the Singapore Dollar, the Indian Rupee, the Swiss Franc, the Canadian Dollar, the Japanese Yen, the Chinese Yuan, the Saudi Arabian Riyal, the Qatari Riyal, the Thai Baht, the UAE Dirham, the Malaysian Ringgit, the South Korean Won, the Swedish Kroner, the Danish Kroner, the Hong Kong Dollar, the Kuwaiti Dinar, and the Bahrain Dinar.

    Type C, D, and M power plugs and sockets are used. The standard voltage and frequency are 230 V and 50Hz, respectively.

    Vaccinations You must be completely vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before traveling to Nepal. Vaccination documentation is required.

    On Arrival Visas are available at Nepal's entrance points for travelers. Travelers from Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan, and Syria, on the other hand, are required to obtain a visa through their nearest Nepalese diplomatic post (embassy/consulate).

    Tourist Visa Fee

    15 Days – US$ 30
    30 Days – US$ 50
    90 Days – US$ 125

    To confirm the trek/tour package, we want a deposit of at least 20% of the total tour/trek fee. The remaining balance must be paid when you arrive in Nepal. We take Visa, Maestro, MasterCard, American Express, and other major credit cards. The total cost of a Bhutan and Tibet tour must be paid in full at the time of booking.

    We strongly advise you to purchase a SIM card for reliable internet access throughout Nepal. Nepal Telecom (owned by the government) and NCELL (owned by the private sector) are the two main SIM card providers in Nepal. It is preferable to get a SIM card at an airport, where staff will assist with activation and data plan purchases. If you have a SIM card, it will be easier for you to contact us and locate our airport agent.

    You can charge your electrical devices at hotels and lodges because there are no power outages. In the Himalayan region, however, hotel owners may levy a nominal fee.

    Essential Information

    Passport & Visa for Salalah Tour Package

    To start your journey, it is essential to possess a valid passport. Please make certain that your passport maintains its validity for at least half a year beyond your intended date of return. Additionally, your passport should have between 2 and 6 blank visa pages. Rest assured, the visa is included in this Salalah Tour Package, alleviating any concerns regarding it.

    Local Time

    Oman Standard Time (IST) is 4 hours ahead of GMT.


    The electrical voltage in Oman is 220 and 240 volts, operating at 50Hz. The most commonly used plugs are the square three-pin type.


    Arabic is the official language of Oman. Swahili and Baluchi are also spoken, and English is widely used, serving as the common language for business.

    Money Exchange, Credit Cards, & ATMs

    The currency in Oman is the Omani Rial (OMR), which is divided into 1,000 baiza. Banknotes are available in denominations of OMR Fifty, twenty, ten, five, and one, as well as 500, 250, 200, and 100 baiza. Coins come in values of 50, 25, 10, and 5 baiza.

    Major credit and debit cards, with American Express being somewhat less widely accepted, are welcomed as payment methods. ATMs are readily accessible throughout the country.

    Banking Hours

    Banking hours are from Saturday to Wednesday, 08:00-12:00, and on Thursdays from 08:00-11:30.


    Lightweight cotton clothing is advisable year-round, with the addition of a warm wrap for cooler winter evenings, mountain excursions, or overly air-conditioned shops and restaurants.

    Communication & Emails

    Oman’s country code is 968. While roaming agreements exist with international mobile phone companies, mobile coverage can vary. Internet cafes are readily available throughout Oman. Airmail to Western Europe typically takes three to four days.

    Weather & Climate

    The ideal period to explore Oman is from November to mid-March. During this time, the cooler air enhances the beauty of the mountain landscapes, and the daytime temperatures typically hover around 25°C, offering a comfortable and enjoyable experience. During the rest of the year, Oman can be oppressively hot and hazy, especially between May and August.

    The Khareef, the mid-June to late-August rainy season in southern Oman, offers a unique experience. Many visitors flock to Dhofar during this time to enjoy picnics under the drizzle on its grassy hills. The rain (and the greenery) usually disappears by mid-September.

    The peak tourist season in the northern region is from November to mid-March.


    Here are the approximate costs for meals and snacks that are not included in your package:

    Simple snack: US$5
    Light meal: US$10-18
    Fancy restaurant: US$25-40


    Approximate costs for drinks purchased from street shops are as follows:

    (Note: Prices in restaurants, hotels, and cruise boats can be as much as double those specified)

    1 liter of water: US$2
    30cl bottle of soft drink: US$2
    50cl bottle of beer: US$7

    Alcohol is tolerated in Oman, with non-Muslims allowed to consume it in bars, restaurants, clubs, and hotels. Smoking in public places is prohibited. Individuals under 20 years old are not allowed to buy cigarettes or smoke in designated areas. Consuming food, beverages, or tobacco in public places during Ramadan is strictly forbidden.


    While no vaccinations are mandatory for entry into Oman, certificates for cholera and yellow fever may be required if arriving from affected areas. It is advisable to consider all water sources outside the capital area as potentially contaminated. Therefore, water used for drinking, brushing teeth, or making ice should be boiled or otherwise sterilized. Bottled water is recommended throughout Oman. Food purchased in major supermarkets is generally safe. In areas outside the capital, milk may be unpasteurized, and if so, it should be boiled. Powdered or tinned milk is available and recommended. Exercise caution with dairy products made from unboiled milk. Consume well-cooked meat and fish, and cook vegetables while peeling fruits.

    Local Values and Traditions

    Oman is a Muslim country, and alcohol is not typically served except in hotels. Public drinking and being drunk in public are offenses with severe penalties.

    Respect for modesty in attire and conduct is greatly esteemed, especially during Ramadan. It is seen as disrespectful to smoke, consume food, or drink in public between sunrise and sunset during this holy month.

    The customary form of greeting is shaking hands, and small gifts promoting your company or country are appreciated. Dress modestly, especially outside hotel grounds, where women should wear long skirts or dresses (below the knee) with covered shoulders, and men should wear trousers and shirts with sleeves. Avoid tight-fitting clothes outside of hotel restaurants. Shorts should not be worn in public, and beachwear is only appropriate on the beach. Gathering seashells, abalone, corals, crayfish, and turtle eggs is strictly prohibited, and littering is also not allowed.

    It is polite to refrain from smoking in public, although no-smoking signs are usually posted where applicable. Swearing, making rude gestures, and public displays of affection are also considered offensive. Oman generally has a tolerant attitude towards Western visitors, but it is essential to respect local laws and customs. Always seek permission before attempting to photograph people or their property, and adhere to ‘No Photography’ signs where posted.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Salalah, located in Oman’s Dhofar region, offers a captivating array of attractions. Al Mughsail Beach stands out with its breathtaking natural blowholes and dramatic limestone cliffs. Close by, Al Fizayah Beach attracts guests with its unspoiled white sand beaches and crystal-clear turquoise waters, ideal for a peaceful day beside the ocean:

    • The Sultan Qaboos Mosque
    • A masterpiece of intricate architecture
    • Beckons, with its serene ambiance

    For history enthusiasts, the Museum of the Frankincense Land provides a fascinating journey into the region’s rich history of frankincense trade. Marneef Cave offers panoramic coastal views, making it a picturesque spot for exploration. Additionally, Sumhuram Old City invites you to step back in time and explore ancient ruins and archaeological sites, unveiling the city’s historical significance.

    Salalah presents an enticing array of tours catering to diverse interests. Mountain Safaris allow you to immerse yourself in the region’s biodiverse mountains, discover stunning waterfalls, and unwind on beautiful beaches. Salalah Tour provides insights into Salalah’s history, landmarks, and local way of life. If you’re seeking adventure, Desert Adventures awaits in the mesmerizing dunes of the Rub al Khali (Empty Quarter). Water Activities offer the chance to enjoy dolphin watching or explore the underwater wonders through scuba diving. History and Culture Tours take you on a journey to historical sites such as Taqah Castle and Nabi Ayoub’s Tomb, providing a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of Salalah.

    Accessing Salalah is convenient through various means. You can reach this captivating destination by flying into Salalah Airport, ensuring a smooth and comfortable journey. Alternatively, opting for a bus journey from Muscat to Salalah presents a chance to appreciate the beautiful scenery en route. For those with an adventurous spirit, embarking on a road trip from Muscat, covering an approximate distance of 1000 kilometers and allowing you to explore the diverse landscapes of Oman, is an option. Additionally, travelers can arrive in Salalah via cruise ships during Oman Tours, providing a unique perspective and entry into this remarkable city.

    Salalah has earned the nickname “Perfume Capital of Arabia” due to its lush natural beauty, including nearby mountains and magnificent frankincense trees that line mountain wadi courses. The region’s countryside is rich and green, often featuring herds of cattle. This nickname reflects Salalah’s historical connection to frankincense production and its association with the fragrant resin that has been treasured for centuries.


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