The khareef

Arabia like you’ve never seen it, as the countryside around Salalah turns a lush, misty green during the annual khareef rains.

Al Husn Souk

A magical traditional souk in old Salalah, piled high with frankincense and bukhoor.

Wadi Darbat

Scenic wadi, full of rock pools, roving camels and – during the khareef – Oman’s most spectacular waterfall.

Jebel Samhan

Ride to the top of the Dhofar Mountains, with magnificent scenery, superlative views and a pair of vast sinkholes en route.

Sumhuram and Khor Rori

Explore the ruins of ancient Sumhuram, perched above the idyllic waters of Khor Rori.

Mirbat

Dhofar’s most personable town, with a neat fort and fascinating collection of old-style Dhofari houses.

The Mughsail to Fizayah road

Oman’s most spectacular highway, weaving dramatically between frankincense-studded mountains.

Ubar and the Empty Quarter

Explore the ruins of the legendary “Atlantis of the Sands”, then head out for a night amid the mighty dunes of the Empty Quarter.

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