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From the narrow passageways of Muttrah Souk to the stately walkways at Al Alam Palace, tread in the footsteps of Muscat's inhabitants. Admire the natural scenery and architectural highlights of the city and its picturesque location, sandwiched between the Arabian coast and the Hajjar Mountains.

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.

First, tour the Grand Mosque, an impressive new contemporary Islamic building featuring the world's second-largest hand-woven carpet. Continue to the Muttrah Souq and meander the alleyways while absorbing the sights and sounds of market traders selling their wares. Smells of spices, coffee, and perfume fill the air.

Gain a historical understanding of Oman inside Bait Al Zubair Museum, as you explore its exhibits' many cultural artifacts. Complete your tour at Al Alam, the official residence of the sultan. Wonder at the harbor's forts, al-Mirani and al-Jilali, the majestic surroundings, and the views out to sea.

From the narrow passageways of Muttrah Souk to the stately walkways at Al Alam Palace, tread in the footsteps of Muscat's inhabitants. Admire the natural scenery and architectural highlights of the city and its picturesque location, sandwiched between the Arabian coast and the Hajjar Mountains.

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.

First, tour the Grand Mosque, an impressive new contemporary Islamic building featuring the world's second-largest hand-woven carpet. Continue to the Muttrah Souq and meander the alleyways while absorbing the sights and sounds of market traders selling their wares. Smells of spices, coffee, and perfume fill the air.

Gain a historical understanding of Oman inside Bait Al Zubair Museum, as you explore its exhibits' many cultural artifacts. Complete your tour at Al Alam, the official residence of the sultan. Wonder at the harbor's forts, al-Mirani and al-Jilali, the majestic surroundings, and the views out to sea.

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8:15 AM Tour - 5+ Travelers

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Half-Day City Tour

Activity/Location

Muscat

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Muscat City Center (Hotel Pickup)

    Muscat


Description

From the narrow passageways of Muttrah Souk to the stately walkways at Al Alam Palace, tread in the footsteps of Muscat's inhabitants. Admire the natural scenery and architectural highlights of the city and its picturesque location, sandwiched between the Arabian coast and the Hajjar Mountains.

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.

First, tour the Grand Mosque, an impressive new contemporary Islamic building featuring the world's second-largest hand-woven carpet. Continue to the Muttrah Souq and meander the alleyways while absorbing the sights and sounds of market traders selling their wares. Smells of spices, coffee, and perfume fill the air.

Gain a historical understanding of Oman inside Bait Al Zubair Museum, as you explore its exhibits' many cultural artifacts. Complete your tour at Al Alam, the official residence of the sultan. Wonder at the harbor's forts, al-Mirani and al-Jilali, the majestic surroundings, and the views out to sea.


Highlights

  • Fascinating tour of both ancient & modern sights

  • Heady scents & exotic produce in Muttrah Souk

  • Historical & cultural understanding at Beit Al Zubair Museum

  • Rich architectural diversity on numerous buildings

  • Beautiful views back to the city & over the ocean


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Muscat

  • Admission to Bait Al Zubair Museum

  • 1 soft drink

  • Roundtrip transportation to and from your central Muscat hotel

  • Commentary in English


Know Before You Book

  • Children 2 and younger are complimentary.

  • If you have limited mobility, you should not take part.

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 4 days before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.

Location

Muscat, Oman