Salalah Tours

DAY TRIP FROM SALALAH TO RUB AL KHALI (EMPTY QUARTER, AL SHIR, THE LOST CITY, WADI DAWKAH, FRANKINCENSE GARDEN)

Today we drive towards Rub Al Khali (Empty quarter) The Rub’ Al Khali is the largest contiguous sand desert in the world, encompassing most of the southern third of the Arabian Peninsula. The desert covers some 650,000 km2 (250,000 sq mi) including parts of Saudi Arabia, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. It is part of the larger Arabian Desert. Wherever you look, you will see tall sand orange dunes and crystal stone that has been toned due to erosion.

From Rub Al Khali on the way back to Salalah we will visit Al shisr (the lost city) One of the sites of Al Luban (Frankincense) Road, which is part of the World Heritage Sites in the Sultanate of Oman, it’s located in the province of Dhofar the state of Thamrit, the capital of the Badia (Najd Dhofar). It is at the southern end of the desert of the Empty Quarter. Evidence suggests that the site has been inhabited since the Stone Age.

Exploration and excavation work at Al-Shisr site revealed the existence of an ancient archaeological city (believed to be the city of “Erm” which is mentioned by God in the Holy Quran, the land of the people of Hood who did not create the same in the country as mentioned in the Qur’anic text) Continuous exploration of this important archaeological site. This archaeological site was discovered in 1990 by a group of archaeologists and was included in the World Heritage Organization for the most important.

From Al Shisr to Wadi Dawkah, Wadi Dawkah is located in the Najd area behind the northern slopes of the Dhofar mountain range, 35 km north of Salalah city, and extends north towards the state of Thumrait.
It is one of the growth areas of the frankincense trees in Dhofar Governorate. It is a natural reserve for large frankincense trees and it’s listed in the World Heritage and culture UNESCO.

STARTING TIME:

08:00 AM

TOUR TYPE: PRIVATE

INCLUSIONS:

  • TRANSPORTATION BY AIR-CONDITIONED VEHICLE 4WD OR SALOON CAR
  • ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE
  • PICK UP AND DROP OFF
  • ALL FEES AND TAXES
  • PRIVATE DAY TRIP
  • BOTTLED WATER
  • LUNCH

PICK UP INFORMATION:

  • WE PICK UP TRAVELERS FROM ANY PLACE IN MUSCAT
  • MUSCAT HARBOR (FOR SHORE EXCURSIONS PASSENGERS)
  • MUSCAT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
  • RESIDENCE
  • HOTELS

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5 ADULTS USD

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Sahazalal. International Airport (Google Map)

Departure Time

5 Hours Before Flight Time

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  • 3 Nights Hotel Accomodation
  • All Drinks
  • All Tickets Meuseum
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