Dhofar, also spelled Dhufar, Arabic Ẓufār, Dhofar is the southern province of Oman known for its historical ruins and incense trade .it is the world leading source of frankincense. It Is considered one of the most beautiful Provinces in Arabia, particularly in its southwestern part, because of its monsoon (Khareef) climate, temperate vegetation and bird life. It is considered Oman’s most fertile area. Al-Qarāʾ Mountains is located About 10 miles (16 km) which rise to the heights between 3,000 and 4,000 feet (900 and 1,200 meters). Major crops in Dhofar include coconuts, bananas, alfalfa, sorghum, and vegetables.Dhofar is Oman’s cattle-raising area, primarily for milk. There are oil fields in the northeast. The coastal town of Ṣalālah has one of the most beautiful beaches in the area.Salalah was the permanent residence of the former sultan of Oman until the Success of Sultan Qaboos.Other major towns are Mirbāṭ, Ṭāqah, Raysūt, and Rakhyūt East Of Salalah includes the historical part Of Salalah; the ancient ruins of the famous city Sumharam (Khor Rohri). The town was the easternmost outpost of the Hadramaut kingdom on the ancient frankincense trade route between the Mediterranean Sea, the Persian Gulf, and India. Khor Rohri was an important port on the coast of Dhofar and one of the main commercial cities of frankincense, probably even the center and main port for shipping (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
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The Dhofar Governorate (Arabic: محافظة ظفار, Muḥāfaẓat Ẓufār) is the largest of the eleven Governorates in the Sultanate of Om.. read more
Mirbat Castle: Currently, under restoration, this fortress was under siege during the Battle of Mirbat in 1972... read more
Taqah Castle was built in the 19th century. This makes it a relatively new castle in comparison to forts and castles found in the north of Oman, such .. read more
Rakhyut: a small fishing village with a good beach for swimming... read more
Jebel Al Qara is a mountain range shaped as a half moon situated north of Salalah of about 100 km and 2500 meters tall. Between June and September, wi.. read more
Mughsayl (Al Maghsail / Al Mughsail). On the left is a 5 km-long stretch of lovely 3 beaches with shaded picnic facilities. During the Kharif, the wav.. read more
Ain Razat is the most important source of spring water in Dhofar. It used to be one of the main sources of water for Salalah. It's water, as well as s.. read more
Khawr Ruri: is the largest reserve in the Governorate of Dhofar. It is considered the most attractive to tourists as it contains Khawr Ruri port, famo.. read more
Mausoleum of Bin Ali, Bin Ali Rd. Mohammed Bin Ali was a 14th-century local Islamic scholar, and this structure is actually a mosque built over his to.. read more
In religious terms, this tomb is probably the most important site in Dhofar. Regardless of your religious convictions, the tomb, situated on an isolat.. read more
Taqah (Arabic: طاقة) is a coastal town in the Dhofar governorate, in southwestern Oman. Approx. 2 km after the western entrance to the town.. read more
The Frankincense Souk Which is well-known for its perfume oils and incense burners... read more
In the morning discover Eastern Dhofar – The Frankincense Trail
We stop at Ayn Razat, located at the foot of the Qara Mountains, with its natural springs, rich plants, and flowers. Continue up the mountains, home of the Jebalis and their large herds of camel and cattle. In Sumhuram archaeological excavation site we inspect the ruins of this old frankincense port city and its store rooms. Continue along the coast and stop at Bin Ali Mosque and the grave of one holy man buried here in the 14th Century. Proceed to Mirbat, the former trading place for horses, and stroll around the old part of the town to admire the beautiful architecture and the old Dhofari houses. While returning to Salalah we stop at Taqa’s wonderful white sandy beach.
In the afternoon explore Western Dhofar – Wonders of Nature
Drive across the impressive Qara Mountains and head south where the mountains turn lush green to reach Hiob’s Tomb, visited by Islamic pilgrims. We stop at frankincense trees and a bird sanctuary before reaching Mughsayl Beach, well-known for its blow holes, a natural wonder where the sea bursts up dramatically in regular intervals during high tide. Return to Salalah town and enjoy dinner in a typical local restaurant. head to Visit the famous Mughsayl and Salalah Bird sanctuaries
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