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Our second trip to Salalah to visit few places that we missed during our 2019 Khareef trip.

Lots of wadis/canyons to explore north of Salalah. No descriptions, you are on your own…

About 30 mins away from Salalah there is a nice camping spot with few lookouts. Here is the location. It is possible to go all the way down and explore the wadi further.

Port of Salalah, Dhofar, Oman

Port of Salah is the largest port in Oman. The port operates both a container terminal and a general cargo terminal, and serves the local and regional community including humanitarian assistance to Yemen.

What a great destination for a day trip from Salalah? On the way to Shaat you can also stop at Fazayah beach and Mughsail. There are 3 highlights to enjoy here: the lookouts, hidden beach, and sinkhole.

Wadi Darbat Waterfall

Wadi Darbat is a beautiful scenic spot in Dhofar, Oman for all nature lovers worth visiting especially during the Khareef (monsoon) season.

Ayn Razat

Ayn Razat is a tranquil place perfect for a nice walk and lunch (video). We visited the wadi, waterfalls, and lookouts as part of our Khareef 2019 trip. While in its own way a distinct place, it reminds of other ayns. The amazing aspect of this location is the surrounding. You will need ideally a 4×4 car with good clearance to enjoy absolutely spectacular views. Just be careful, because even with a… Read More

Ayn Jarsis (or Ain Garziz) is a pleasant place for a picnic but don’t forget an insect repellent as both flies and mosquitoes will drive you nuts.

Mughsail beach - West side

Mughsail Beach is one of the most touristic places that we chose for our Khareef 2019 trip.

In August 2019, we went to Salalah to experience the famous Khareef season. It lasts for about 3 months. In the coastal part of Dhofar, the weather changes to a constant drizzle that allows wadis to fill up, waterfalls to flow, and all the seasonal flora to go green. Check out the video from our landing approach to Salalah airport. An annual Khareef festival is organised in Salalah to celebrate the monsoon… Read More