While Muscat’s development has recently thrived, its ancient and cultural heritage remains valuable.
On your half-day tour, see examples of both the old and new.
09:00 – 13:00
The tour starts at 09:00, your guide meets you in the lobby of your hotel.
Your tour starts with a visit to the Grand Mosque standing in stately grandeur. A visit to this beautiful piece of architecture is a must for all tourists (open daily for visitors, between 0800–1100 Hrs, except Fridays).
Drive through the Embassy district and along Qurum Park/Corniche to Muttrah.
Then visit the Fish and vegetable markets in Muttrah. Feel free to mingle with the crowd. Visit the Muttrah Souq where you will find a mix of old and new. Sights, sounds and fragrances are in abundance. We then drive past the Corniche and to the capital area before we take a photo stop at the Sultan’s Palace flanked by the 16th Century Portuguese forts of Jalali and Mirani.
We visit Bait Al Zubair Museum for a fine display of Omani culture and history. Photo stop at Oman’s premier hotel, The Al Bustan Palace.
The tour ends at 13:00 – 13:30 in your hotel.
The above rates are only applicable for pick-up and drop-off with Muscat City Hotels, Shangri-la Resorts and Al Bustan Palace Hotel
Supplement of USD 95 per vehicles (total) will apply for all pick-up’s and drop-off’s to/from Al Nahda Resort
Supplement of USD 140 per vehicle (total) will apply for all pick-up’s and drop-off’s to/ from Sifawy Boutique Hotel & Millennium Al Mussanah
Barbara J. Ward
Have you ever been to Oman? Do you know the capital of Oman? Personally, I visited Oman and its capital for the first time in my life. Our tour of the city of Muscat and acquaintance with Oman was not so long, but it was enough that there would be a desire to visit this country again. Which, of course, I recommend and advise friends and acquaintances. In addition, it is warm and sunny! I am glad that I managed, albeit superficially for now, to get to know this country. I am glad that no matter how long you live, there are always places where you have not been and where it will be interesting. So, when our ship sailed back, many stood on the upper decks and recalled the warm hours spent here.