Evening Museum & Souq Adventure
This SeaDream Evening Land Adventure will visit the Al Balid Archaeological Site & Frankincense Souq. Your drive from the port to the Grand Mosque will allow you and your fellow SeaDreamers to have a unique photo stop from outside, then proceed to the Al Balid Archaeological Site These ruins on the Salalah waterfront were an important site in Dhofar’s ancient frankincense trade. View frankincense trees and learn how the plant is tapped for its valuable sap. Your next vist will be at the Salalah Museum which is located within the Al Balid site, the museum focuses on the culture and history of the Dhofar region. The collections include inscribed stones in ancient script from the Dhramut dynasty, pottery, weapons, and traditional Bedouin costumes and ornament. Then, we will proceed to visit to the famous Frankincense souq. You will browse among the vendors and bargain for purchases at this market offering frankincense, myrrh, incense, perfumed oils, and more…After the Souq, we return back to the port and your SeaDream yacht.
Notes: 1. Please do not wear revealing and transparent clothes 2. Avoid taking pictures of ladies 3. This land adventure involves walking over rough and inclined ground – please wear appropriate shoes. 4. 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 5. Al Balid Archaeological Site open from Sunday to Thursday from 08:00 to 14:00 hrs & 16:00 hrs to 20:00 hrs and on Friday & Saturday, Open from 16:00 hrs to 20:00 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. Not all of the land adventures shown will be offered on all voyages and departure times are subject to change. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard.
Port: Salalah, Oman
Duration: 3 hours 45 minutes
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