Being a rare blend of ancient & modern, Muscat is a beautiful city which lies in a maze of brown pleated Mountains. Lulled by the Arabian Sea, the city has undergone dramatic development in the past two or three decades. However, Muscat takes pride in the fact that it has preserved its lustrous culture & heritage.
Prices from 14.09 OMR
What To Expect
Enjoy a Half Day Muscat City Tour, we will pick you up from your hotel. The tour will start from Shatti Al-Qurum (next to Intercontinental Hotel) .
Our visit starts with a drive through the ministries’ area, where you can see a number of modern buildings with touches of ancient, Islamic architecture.
Our first stop will be the Grand Mosque, which is an architectural marvel and perhaps the new landmark of the city.
We will then visit the fish market and the folkloric Muttrah souk, with its narrow-covered alleys where you can smell exotic aromas of mounds of spices, coffee beans, and ancient remedies, all enticing perfumes that fill the air. Next, engage in a visit to the Bait Al Zubair Museum, which has a fine exhibit of Omani history and culture, encompassing all of the area’s traditional values.
You will also have a photo-stop at the magnificent Al Alam Palace (the official residence of Sultan Qaboos) flanked by the twin Portuguese forts of Mirani & Jalali. Tour will end in Mutrah souk & then transfer back to your hotel
- Explore Muscat’s captivating blend of ancient and modern, nestled amidst brown mountains and kissed by the Arabian Sea.
- Begin with a drive through the ministries’ area, where modern and Islamic architecture harmoniously coexist.
- Be awed by the Grand Mosque, a striking modern landmark.
- Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the fish market and Muttrah souk, where exotic scents and age-old remedies fill the air.
- Delve into Omani history and culture at the Bait Al Zubair Museum, a repository of tradition.
- Capture a memorable photo at Al Alam Palace, the official residence of Sultan Qaboos, flanked by historic Portuguese forts.
- Conclude your journey in the bustling Mutrah souk before returning to your hotel.
What’s included in the ticket
- Pick-up and drop-off at appointed hotels or locations on sharing basis.
- Professional and experienced tour guides.
- Entrance fees to Bait Al Zubair.
- Photostop at Al Alam Palace.
- Visit to Grand Mosque.
What’s not included in the ticket
- Any other expenses not mentioned in Incusions
- The duration of the tour is 4 to 5 hours, depending on traffic conditions
- The tour operates daily, except on Fridays.