THE MARVELS OF SALALAH, AMONGST ARCHAEOLOGY AND RELAXATION
Sightseeing, Nature excursion, Swimming, Meal included
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.