You can reach Salalah by taking a flight.
Indians will require a tourist visa, which is valid for 30 days. To obtain a visa, one can apply for it online, or go to the nearest Oman embassy. A tourist visa will cost around INR 24,000.
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|Route Name||Distance||Time||More Information|
|Muscat to Salalah||1017 kms||9 hours 42 minutes||View Details|
|Dubai to Salalah||1,220.2 kms||12 hours 11 minutes||View Details|
The best way to reach Salalah is to fly from Muscat or Dubai. From Muscat, it is a 90 minute flight, and from Dubai it is a 2 hour flight.
From Muscat to Salalah, it is a 12-hour drive. It is a beautiful drive as you pass Nizwa and other small towns. The first 5 hours are super scenic, and the rest will just be deserts and oil fields.
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The easiest way to get around is in a taxi or driving your own car. There is a public transport system that is active within the city but is not accessible to Salalah's main attractions outside the city like the waterfalls and other destinations.
Buses in Salalah:
The city is divided into 2 zones, A and B. Travelling within the zones will cost you only OMR 0.2. But if your commute across zones, it'll cost you OMR 0.3 or more, depending on your destination.
Taxis in Salalah:
Considered the most common means of public transportation here, the taxi drivers are well acquainted with all of Salalah's attractions and will get you around with ease. You can even take a taxi from the city to attractions outside the city. Taxi fares start at OMR 2 for 3kms and this is the minimum fare.
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