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The Frankincense Trail

Salalah, Oman
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So interesting

We know of frankincense from the Christmas story, of the wise men who came from the east, bearing... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Andrew D
,
Alicante, Spain
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Can skip place

This is another place in Salalah which can be skipped if we have visited the Museum of Frankincense... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
ArvindYerram
,
Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We know of frankincense from the Christmas story, of the wise men who came from the east, bearing gifts .... but not much more. The history, and the production are really interesting.

1  Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This is another place in Salalah which can be skipped if we have visited the Museum of Frankincense land. Apart from few more trees in a bigger location, there is nothing special about this place. I suggest not to plan for this place but see...More

1  Thank ArvindYerram
Reviewed 11 March 2017

On your way to the Empty Quarter you should not miss to see the park with frankincense trees. My guide explained how incense comes from the tree and it's different qualities. This is an Unescorted site and I think they should improve the visit to...More

2  Thank Alessia71xyz
Reviewed 4 March 2017

we took an amazing tour along frankincense shrubs, saw camel herds and currently dry wadis! imagine visiting during the khareef time..absolutely fascinating.

1  Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Frankincense, sometimes referred to as olibanum, is a common type of essential oil used in aromatherapy that can offer a variety of health benefits: helping relieve chronic stress and anxiety, reducing pain and inflammation, boosting immunity and even fighting cancer.

Thank Alawi4
Reviewed 4 October 2016

To be really honest, I would have skipped this if I knew it before. The museum is okay, but not as thrilling, and the trail itself doesn't really give you the right feeling. It's just a little walk you're doing, without experiencing the way it...More

Thank Daniëlle B
Reviewed 17 September 2016

My guide drove me along parts, perhaps quite a bit of The Frankincense Trail in Oman on my way from Salalah to the Empty Quarter and back. There are a variety of sights to see. I suppose that the highlight that is most apropos to...More

Thank Eitleoir
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Just add in the to do list.only frankinsence trees .nothing else in the place.information board is there. Unesco site

Thank chithralekha
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Seems like so many local people have a picnic with family, and we all just beside the Camel! The grass green for camel feed, and clean air, huge place to point. You must go and see with your offroad car,

Thank Sam G
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The frankincense trail is located at wadi dawkah, Dhofar on the Incense Road. The site includes frankincense trees, Archeological sites, oasis and many trees. Its an interesting drive. The Frankincense Trail has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

2  Thank Purva K
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