Highlights of Muscat tour
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Activities

Highlights of Muscat tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Monday - Thursday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 4 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Rest your legs and tour the area aboard a comfortable bus
  • Take a stroll through the streets and become part of the city
  • Learn more about the local culture first-hand
What to expect

A superb introduction to Oman, the Muscat city tour will guide you around this fascinating Capital City where you will be given a marvelous insight into the culture and history this unique destination offers. In the morning you report at Grand Hyatt Muscat hotel lobby and meet your guide.

In this seat-sharing tour, embark on your sharing van and journey towards the Grand Mosque. The Grand Mosque is one of the largest Mosques in the world and at one time, it can accommodate 20,000 worshippers. It's full of beautiful artwork, chandeliers, and a one-piece carpet covering the entire prayer hall.

After the visit to the Grand Mosque, you will leave for a tour of Old Muscat. You will first drive towards Bait Al Zubair Museum; which consists of a concise collection reflecting the splendid Omani Heritage. The collection includes traditional Omani Weapons such as; swords, daggers, rifles & their accessories, along with jewelry, cosmetics & costumes from various regions of Oman.

Later, you will arrive at the official palace of His Majesty, Sultan Qaboos. Al Alam Palace is flanked by two Portuguese forts: Jalali and Mirani. Jalali Fort has been completely refurbished and now used as a Museum for the guests of State and Royal Family. This will be an outside photo stop only as a visit to the Palace and Fort is not possible due to security reasons.

You will then continue the drive along the corniche side and arrive at the Muttrah souq, one of the oldest souqs in Oman. Embark on your walk through the narrow alleys of the souq and enjoy the mystic smell of sandalwood that creates a great atmosphere. It is a place where you can communicate with local people and can buy souvenirs for friends and family.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • What's included
    • Guided tour
    • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    What's not included
    • Museum entrance fees
    • Drinks
    • Food
    • Tips (optional)
    Reduced price
    • Child (2-11 years)
    • Infant under 2 years is free
    Where

    Pick-up at your hotels in Muscat, Oman

    Meeting point:

    During booking, you will be asked to provide your pick-up address. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator whose contact information can be found in the voucher after booking.

    What to remember
    • The Grand Mosque is open from Saturday to Thursday from 08.00am to 11.00am
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    When
    • Monday - Thursday at 8.30am
    • Also unavailable on Oman public holidays
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    Provider
    Travco Oman LLC
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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