Your SeaDream Land Adventure begins with a visit to the famous Frankincense souq, browse with your fellow SeaDreamers among the vendors and bargain for purchases at this market offering frankincense, myrrh, incense, perfumed oils, and much more. From here you will be transported to the old fishing village of 'Taqah', famous for the manufacture of 'Dried Sardines' & its traditional & old 'Dhofari Houses'. Visit the century old 'Taqah Castle', the former official residence of the 'Wali' (Governor) of the region & obtain a glimpse into the rich history of this interesting region. Continue onto the ancient ruins of the once famous city and awarded the UNESCO World Heritage status of Sumharam (Khor Rohri). The city was the easternmost outpost of the Hadramawt Kingdom on the ancient incense route between the Mediterranean Sea, Persian Gulf and India. Khor Rori was an important port on the coast of Dhofar, and one of the major trading cities with frankincense, believed to have been the hub & harbor for the shipping of Frankincense. At this point, your motor coach will take you back to the port of Salalah and your SeaDream Yacht.
Notes: Please do not wear revealing and transparent clothes. Avoid taking pictures of ladies. This land adventure involves walking over rough and inclined ground. Please wear comfortable shoes. Frankincense Souq closes from 13:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs on every day except Friday, on Friday, it closes from 11:00 to 16:00 hrs Taqah castle open from 08:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs on every day except Friday, on Friday, it Open from 08:00 to 11:00 hrs only A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. All adventures and prices in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final tour details will be announced onboard.
Port: Salalah, Oman
Duration: 4 hours
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