PRIVATE FULL DAY SALALAH EAST (TAQAH – KHOR RORI (SUMHURAM) – WADI DARBAT) – MIRBAT
The tour starts in the morning, we will drive towards Taqah, its cemetery Mazoon Al-Mashani, the mother of Sultan Qaboos, is buried. Under identical marble gravestones, an uncle and a grandfather of the Sultans Qaboos are buried. from there continue your journey to Khor Rori reports that the town of Sumhuram was founded on royal initiative and settled by Hadhrami emigrants. The Dhofar region was the main source of frankincense in the ancient period, and it seems likely that the foundation of the settlement by the Hadhramaut was in part motivated by the wish to control the production of this valuable commodity.
The excavations have uncovered the ground plan of the settlement and have attested maritime contacts with the Ḥaḑramite homeland, India, and the Mediterranean. It was inscribed in 2000, along with other sites along the Incense Route in Oman, as part of the World Heritage site “Land of Frankincense”.
From there continue your journey to Wadi Darbat Offering majestic views of the lakes, mountains, caves, wildlife, and waterfalls, Wadi Darbat is surely a paradise for nature lovers and history enthusiasts. Watching the crystal clear water cascading down the 100-meter waterfall surrounded by lush greenery is surely a delight. Close to the waterfall are many natural cave chambers with stalagmites and old stalactites.
From there continue your journey to Mirbat coastal town in the Dhofar governorate, Mirbat (Moscha) was involved in the export of frankincense in ancient times, to places as far as China. In ancient times Mirbat was the capital of Dhofar, with an income derived from the frankincense trade and from breeding Arabian horses, visit the port of Mirbat and walk along with old houses of Mirbat.
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