Salalah

Salalah is famous in the Arabian Peninsula for its unique climate and landscape. The Dhofar mountains are lush and green for several months in the year because of the summertime monsoon.

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One of the popular spots for picnic is Ain Arzat which is a source of several natural springs.

  • Places to See

    Nabi Ayoub's Tomb, Shisr- The lost city of Ubar of the Arabian nights, the scenic Ain Arzat and Ain Homran with its natural springs and shopping for incenses at Al Husn Souq makes the journey interesting. Fishing village of Misbat with its coastal fort.

     

    Wadi Darbat is a natural park with scenic views of mountains, caves and birds. The lush green oasis and peace; the setting makes it a spot not to be missed.

  • Currency

    Omani Rial (OMR).

  • Location

    Salalah is located along the coast of the Arabian Sea and bordered by the northern, eastern and western sides by mountains. It is the capital city of Dhofar, in the south of the Sultanate of Oman, and about 1040 km from Muscat.

  • Language

    Arabic is the official language. English is widely spoken.

  • Climate

    Salalah mountains climate is a semi-seasonal mild temperatures, affected during the period from 21/6 to 21/9 by South monsoon coming from the Arabian Sea. Clouds covers the sky and light spray falls for three months.

  • Time Difference

    GMT +4 Hours