Salalah Sight Seeing
Lying in the extreme of south of Oman and divided into 9 Wilayts, Salalah is the administrative capital of the Dhofar region and major tourist attraction. Because of the monsoon, Dhofar is climatically different from the rest of Oman. Abundance of water and humidity give life to flora and fauna and make the area lushly green. Dhofar naturally divided into a coastal plain, mountain and the desert region. The Indian Ocean provided an abidance of fish including lobsters, sardines and abalones. A network of roads ranging from graded roads to tracks, link the villages.
Salalah is called the tourist hub of Dhofar, is know for its lush greenery and the Khareef or the monsoon season. The town has many attractions including the gold souqs and hand-crafted jewellery.
2. NABI AYOUB TOMB
This tomb is housed in a small building with a distinctive dome and is surrounded by green hills..
A place of natural beauty with caves, wildlife and lush green vegetarian and wadi is not to be missed by the intrepid traveler.
Excavations at the third millennium port have found coins and manuscripts in the Arabic. A small hill overlooking Khor Rori have a place of ‘QUEEN SHEBA”
This is the natural beauty with caves and a beautiful garden. This area is surrounded by the green mountain.
Mughsayl boasts over four kilometers of magnificent sandy beach outlined by sculptured cliffs with blow holes formed in the limestone rocks, where plumes of water can reach a height of 30 meters of more.
Jarzeez springs is of the most beautiful springs in the Dhofar region. It is located in Itin, about 14 kms from Salalah. There are caves which can explored and shaded areas for relaxing.
8. SHANOUT SPRINGS
Wadi shanout is located in Al-Saada city, about 15 kms from Salalah. The plateau which overlooks the spring is an excellent view point
9. AUTHOM SPRINGS
An Authom spring is located in Salalah and is famous for its wide wadi and beautiful waterfall
10. ANTI GRAVITY POINT
This is the famous tourist point and must visit this place. This area is famous for ZERO gravity. Just park the vehicle in neutral and release the hand break, the vehicle will be moving automatically.
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The following passport holders can get an entry permit stamped in their passport upon arrival:
- AGCC country visa holders (certain designations only)
- France, Italy, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden,
Norway, Denmark, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Finland, Spain, Monaco, Vatican City, Iceland,
Andorra, San Marino, Liechtenstein, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Brunei, Hong Kong, Singapore South Korea and Malaysia.
If you are NOT a passport holder of one of the above countries, please arrange your visa before arrival. This hotel can NOT arrange a visa for you.