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Desert Safari: Wahiba Sands and Wadi Bani Khalid from Muscat
"Depart from Muscat in the morning in a 4 wheel drive via Fanjah. Travel through Sumail Gap to observe the village life in Rawdah and Al Akhdar. The tour moves to Wadi Bani Khalid a picturesque mountain village renowned for its wadis and rocky canyons complete with massive boulders and cliffs. The turquoise pools that lie in between the canyon’s large rocks and caves offer a fascinating place with stunning view and perfect for a long swim. Enjoy a picnic lunch. The subsequent part of the tour move crossing miles of golden dunes the wilderness of Sharqiyah home to the nomadic Bedouins for centuries. Visit to a Bedouin family where you can buy local handicrafts and enjoy a camel ride (at an extra cost payable directly). Enjoy the adventurous dune bashing and a camel ride. The tour leaves from the Desert to
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Day Trip to Oman's Grand Canyon: Jebel Shams
"The tour begins by driving through the beautiful embassy quarter of Muscat en route to Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. You will stop to visit the mosque a splendor of unique Islamic architecture. A popular visit to Nizwa the former capital of the interior and the birthplace of Islam in the Sultanate of Oman. Nizwa is enchanting with forts the most famous being the Round tower Fort built in the 17th Century and its Souq is renowned for its intricately hand-carved “Khanjars (daggers) and ornamental silver jewellery. The tour then heads to Wadi Nakhel which is situated at the bottom of the Jebel Shams Oman’s Grand Canyon and on to Misfah
From $218.00
 
Wadi Bani Awf Private Tour
"The trip will start early morning from the city with the first stop in Nakhl to visit the impressive fort also known as Husn Al Heem. It has a history dating back to the pre-Islamic period. Imams of Wadi Bani Kharous and the Ya'arubah dynasty resided her start an exciting 4WD journey through the magnificent Hajjar Mountains. Wadi Bani Awf offers one of the best off-road driving experiences where you can find beautiful mountain scenery to admire the gorgeous nature and wild animals as well as  local peopl before coming back to Muscat.""""Barka – Nakhal – Rustaq – Wadi Bani Awf – Al HamraEarly morning pick-up will be after breakfast followed by a 4WD adventure driving all the way to Barka
From $215.00

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Road to Salalah from Dubai

Via Al Ain, cross Mezyad border, drive to Ibri and at Ibri take the right road to Salalah This road byepasses Nizwa and joins somehwere in between the Adam~Hayma route which leads to Thumrayt and then...
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TeamTyresKochi
Aug 23, 2011

Plantations

The lush plantations of coconut palms, bananas and papayas give Salalah's coastal strip a tropical appearance, which sets it apart from the rest of the Middle East. This is definitely one of my...
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iwys
Feb 03, 2009

Fruit Stalls

Salalah's fruit stalls are famous in Oman. They line the roadsides in the coastal strip, especially Sultan Qaboos Street in the Dahariz district. They sell the produce of the plantations, i.e....
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iwys
Feb 03, 2009

Hotels in Salalah during the Khareef Season

During the khareef (monsoon season) all accommodation in Salalah is heavily booked, so you will need to organize your stay well in advance to be sure you get a room. Prices during this time of the...
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JohnniOmani
Jun 19, 2006

Money & Currency

The local currency is called the Omani Rial, which is often seen written as RO or OR. It is divided into 1000 baiza (bz). Notes come in the following sizes:100bz; 200bz; 250bz (1/4 rial); RO 1/2; RO...
amna_alshamsi
Jul 19, 2003

Fruit

Salalah has a real tropical feel. There are banana and coconut plantatins with camels wandering through them - sometimes having a wee nap in the shade. There are roadside fruit stalls located by the...
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TomorrowsAngel
Jul 05, 2003
 
 
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We found it so depressing that one of our friends quipped. "You can translate Salalah as "Don't get off the ship.' "
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Oct 25, 2002

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"Salalah - My New Home"
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"Salalah the stunning jewel of Oman"
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"Salalah is a PARADISE"
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