Salalah is regarded as the “second city” of Oman. Serving as the capital city of the Dhofar province of Oman, Salalah has gained popularity as being a destination which offers its visitors a relaxing desert experience. Although the city has an arid hot climate, Salalah is famous for its plantations and many unique attractions make it quite an interesting place to visit. Tours to explore the city and its fascinating features are very popular and even Salalah hotels, including the luxury Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara, offer Salalah tours as part of their services.
Salalah is located along the southern coast of Oman. Historically, the city of Salalah was known for its incense industry, and in the 13th and 14th Centuries, the city was famous for being a vital cog in the incense trade. Over the years the city has become more popular for its plantations, stunning beaches and scenic beauty, which is why tours of the city are becoming more and more popular.
So what does a tour of the beautiful city of Salalah entail? It starts off with a hotel pick, and you will be whisked away to see to see the luscious plantations of Salalah. The city is known primarily for its papaya, coconut, and banana plantations and visiting these picturesque plantations will give you an idea of how these fruits are grown and how the plantation business runs in Salalah.
You will also get to travel through the iconic Haffah Souk; known for its wide range of local products and great souvenirs, as well as the Old Town, which boasts of housing the original buildings and communities of Salalah. Visiting these attractions is sure to give you a feel of the local culture and lifestyle of the folk of Salalah. And finally, you will also get to visit the splendid Sultan Qaboos Mosque and the magnificent Al Husn Royal Palace.
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