Muscat city tour
Duration: 4 Hours
Category: Muscat tours
Start your day with the Muscat city tour, one of the perfect tours for any visitor to Oman. Based on the gulf of Oman, Muscat is considered the capital and largest city of the sultanate of Oman.
Now you are ready for your first sightseeing, the famous Sultan Qaboos mosque, one of the magnificent architectural designs with great furnishings that is not found in any other mosque.
Next stop at the Al Qurum area, where most rich people live, famous for its luxury buildings and villas, there Muscat Opera house located.
After that, we will proceed to the Muttrah area to see how local people live. First, you will go to the vegetables and fruit market and follow your guide to the new fish Market.
Next, the site will be the Bait Al Zubair museum, one of the landmarks showing Oman’s Culture; enjoy a large collection of ancient Omani weapons and traditional tools from a long time ago.
Walk a few minutes till you reach Mutrah Corniche with its magical view, where the traditional unique fishing dhow small boats are located.
On the next side is Mutrah Market or Mutrah Souq, one of the landmarks of Oman, considered the biggest local market in Muscat. Explore the lanes and alleys of the market, and feel the Arabian atmosphere from the best places to get souvenirs at affordable prices.
After, we visit the royal area known as Al Alam Palace (flag palace ); it is a fascinating palace where official visits take place, then photo stop (10 -15 minutes) for historic forts Mirani and Jalali, built in Muscat from more than 400 years.
After that, start your way back to your hotel in Muscat.
From the best tours for anyone who wants to travel and see Muscat,
Book a guided Muscat city tour on your vacation and discover the attractions and sights of beauty in Muscat; the experience is considered of the top things to include in any Oman tours.
Price Per vehicle
150 USD (Up to 5 Persons)
What is Included in the Muscat City tour?
- Pick up and drop off from any of Muscat hotels
- Air Conditioned Vehicle during the tour.
- Private Professional English tourGuide
- Entry tickets to Bait Al Zubair museum.
- Free bottled water.
What is excluded from the Muscat city tour?
- Any meals during the tour
- Entry visa to Oman
- Entry ticket to Opera (4 OMR per adult )
What to Know before booking the Muscat City tour?
* Touring inside the Grand mosque takes about one hour; it opens daily for tours between 8:00 AM till 11:00 AM except for Friday; any tours before or after the time mentioned the visit would be from outside ,also conservative clothes are required, with a head scarf for women.
*Photos are allowed during your tours in Oman, but according to traditions, it is not allowed to take photos of any woman, and it is polite if you ask men before.
*Best choice for stopover tours from Muscat Airport.
*Can be operated for Sea cruise passengers searching for Muscat shore excursions, coming through Sultan Qaboos Port through cruise ships (Private tour or group tour ).
* Due to the weather in Oman, It is recommended to bring sunblock and hats during any Muscat tours.
*From the tours that can be operated on either half-day or full-day trip, ask our tours Oman agency for the itinerary.
*Comfortable walking shoes during your trip for any of the Muscat tours.
*Muscat tours can be operated as a night-day tour; note that evening shops close at 10:00 PM.
*Ask tours Oman agency for tailor-made packages for Muscat tour offers, including dolphin and Snorkeling watching trips.