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.