On this tour you will dive into the beauty of the eastern Salalah and be fascinated what nature and people have to offer. First we will go to drive though the small coastal town Taqa and stop at a cliff next to the beach giving an amazing view over the whole village. Wadi Darbat is located in the Quara Mountains, where between numerous waterfalls and impressive rock formations the animals of the area gather for drinking at the riverbed. Afterwards we go to climb the highest point in Dhofar: Jebel Samhan. On the way down we stop at the world’s third largest sinkhole Tawi Ateer and end our tour with stopping at the Baobab trees and the gravity point.
What makes this tour unique?
This excursion offers you the perfect opportunity to discover the nature and culture of Oman. Your local guide will introduce you to the country and its history and tell you many things you will not find in any guidebook. You will be able to ask all your questions and extra wishes will be taken into account, also regarding the itinerary of the tour. We are sure that this trip will be one of your best vacation memories and many pictures will be taken for your vacation album.
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The beach in Taqah fascinates by its white sand and crystal clear water. There is also a cliff right next to the beach from where you have a breathtaking view over the beautiful widths of the beach.
On this tour you will dive into the beauty of the eastern Salalah and be fascinated with what nature and people have to offer. First we will go to Wadi Darbat in the Quara Mountains, where between numerous waterfalls and impressive rock formations the animals of the area gather for drinking at the riverbed.
Jebel Samhan is the highest point in Dhofar region and fascinates with it's panorama view over the landscape. The peak of the mountain is so high that you often find yourself higher than the clouds which makes the experience even more special.
Tawi Ateer means "Well of Birds" and reminds of a scenery from Jurassic Parc. The Taiq Sinkhole is the world's third largest sinkhole measuring 1km in length and 200m in depth.
The baobab trees, which are more common in African flora and fauna, have also found a home in Oman. Threatened with extinction, about 200 exemplars grow in Dhofar, some of which are estimated to be over 300 years old.
The Anti Gravity Point is located at a hill between Mirbat and Salalah. The phenomenon here is that a car put into neutral gear will drive up to 35km/h uphill. There are several theories for this miracle and maybe you are the one solving it…