THE MARVELS OF SALALAH, AMONGST ARCHAEOLOGY AND RELAXATION

  • Port

    Salalah

  • Level of difficulties

    Easy

  • Type

    Sightseeing, Nature excursion, Swimming, Meal included

  • Price

    Adults

    EUR100.0

  • Duration in hours

    8.0

  • Shore excursion code

    006R

Description

An interesting excursion to discover Salalah's archaeological treasures, with opportunities for complete relaxation within an exclusive resort.



What we will see
  • The Great Mosque
  • Al Husn Souk
  • Palace of Al Husn
  • Archaeological site of Al-Balid
  • Lunch and relaxation within an exclusive resort


What we will do
  • Once we have left the port of Salalah, we will head to the Great Mosque.
  • We will continue onto Al Husn Souk, the old market where incense, materials, gold and silver are sold.
  • Finally, we will pass by the outside of Al Husn Palace, the summer residency of His Highness, Sultan Qaboos.
  • The next stop on our tour will be the archaeological site of Al-Balid, where we will have the chance to get to know the archaeology, history and heritage of the region.
  • Once the visit is finished, we will head to the resort to taste an international buffet lunch and spend some free time at the poolside.
  • After this relaxing break by the pool, we will return to the port of Salalah and re-board the ship.

What you need to know
  • The itinerary may be subject to change.
  • Dress code that is appropriate for the places of worship to be visited is recommended.
  • The rule for entry to the mosque states that women must cover their heads with a scarf, wear wide, long trousers and long-sleeved dresses. Do not wear shorts, beachwear, sleeveless or tight-fitting dresses. Men must cover their heads, wear long trousers and long-sleeved tops, sleeveless tops are not permitted. Lastly, shoes must be removed before entering the mosque.
  • Entrance to the Alessandrina library is prohibited to those under the age of 12.
  • Places on this excursion are limited. We recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.
  • Do not forget to bring swimwear, a towel, sunglasses and sun cream.
  • In the event of adverse weather conditions the tour may be cancelled.
  • On Thursdays, Fridays and national holidays, museums, mosques, archaeological sites and shops may be closed without warning.