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Salalah – A colorful and peaceful city

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AUG 25, 2017

The beauty of Salalah lies in its peace and serenity. The capital of Oman is also known as Sultanate’s"second city". Salalah welcomes the most awaited monsoon in June and the rains stay here till mi of August. Fresh drizzles in the deserts form oasis creating a transformation in the look and feel of the place. Salalah is a perfect blend of deserts and beaches. The city is known for banana plantation and yummy coconuts on the sides of beautiful beaches. Papas of Arabian deserts add a delicious space to your taste buds.

Places to visit in Salalah:

Sultan Qaboos' Palace:

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Salalah is still ruled by kings. The reign is now taken over by his highness Qaboos bin Said Al Said. Do visit the palace to experience the life of royalty.

Al Mughsail Beach:

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Endless serenity and beautiful turquoise water make this place heaven on earth. The water of this beach is clear and warm without any impurities. Catch a glimpse of sunset on this beach with your loved ones. It is the best experience one can have.

Marneef Cave:

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This cave is located near Mughsail Beach. You can witness the sea from here and also the holes through which sea penetrates up. These blowholes make it a special place.

Ittin:

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Climb this beautiful lush mountain to view Salalah city. The best time for this is in the night times. The city glows in the lights.

WadiDarbat:

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Hundreds of camels walk your way greeting you as you wander in this valley. Monsoon is the best time for visiting this place. You can go for trekking on the hills.

Ain Hamran:

‘Ain’ means water. This is a beautiful waterfall filled with fog and greenery. Visit this place if you’re a bird lover. This is the best place in Salalah for bird watching.

Al Baleed Archeological Park:

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‘Al Baleed’ means town. This is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites. This was the city in Oman and it got transformed into a museum.

Ainkhor:

This is a vast spread waterfall and is located in Raysat near Salalah. The waterfall is spread across rocks and meadows.

Dahariz beach:

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This is a beautiful pristine of white sand beach filled with coconut trees. A must visiting spot for families. Don’t miss the late night view sitting in a cute small hut on the beach.

Salalah Festival:

The ancient culture of the city is engrossed in this festival. This is an annual festival which happens from mid-July to mid-August. This festival offers sports, heritage and shopping.

Airlines that fly to Salalah:

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Oman Air, Qatar Airways. Flydubai, Rotana Jet Aviation are few of the popular airlines that fly to Salalah. Book Cheap Flights to Salalah on these airlines and fly today to experience the best service.

Food of Salalah:

Muthbe:

This is famous not for the food but the way it is cooked. The chicken and meat are cooked on the fire provided by a pile of smooth wadi stones. You can find this near the mountains.

Ma’ajeen:

You can find this food along the sides of Muthbe. This is a dish made with Camel or beef meat by frying them in cubes of fat.

Dhofari Kak bread:

This is a favorite snack at the Salalah festival. It tastes sweet with cardamom flavor.

Try these delicious foods and find out their recipes on your way back home.

Khareef is the season to visit Salalah. It brings maximum tourists from every part of the world. It is easy to book Cheap Flights to Salalah in this season. The other rare attraction of Salalah is Frankincense, this is Oman's own incense and is very highly prized. This is a natural extract from the trees of OMAN since antiquity. People buy this for enchanting aroma.

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