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Big Bus Muscat: Classic and Premium Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Travel by an open-top tour bus to take in the sights and sound of the remarkable city of Muscat, Oman. Experience the unrivalled beauty of the city and learn about its colorful history. Fit more into your vacation by travelling on this city tour.


  • Explore with ease from 8 stops near key landmarks and attractions
  • Discover Muscat’s key landmarks including Mutrah Suq, Historic Old Quarter, Al Mirani Fort, and Parliament building
  • See panoramic views of Muscat's craggy mountain range and winding coastline
  • Enjoy the multi-lingual audio tour in 6 languages on an air-conditioned bus


Get the perfect introduction to the city of Muscat, on a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. The carefully designed route takes you to the major landmarks and historic sights, while your personal recorded commentary (available in 6 languages) provides entertaining commentary explaining the history and culture of the city. Sit back, relax, and take in the stunning scenery and mountainous backdrop. Explore Muscat's sites at your leisure  there are 8 locations where you can hop off the bus to do some more exploring. You can do so as many times as you like for as long as your ticket is valid. On the tour, discover the magnificent Sultan's Al Alam Palace, a concealed harbor, a Persian style mosque, the Royal Court, and many museums all set in a quaint neighborhood. Here are your stops in the itinerary below: Stop 1: Muttrah SuqStop 2: Churches & TempleStop 3: Central Business DistrictStop 4: ParliamentStop 5: Marina ViewsStop 6: Al Alam PalaceStop 7: Mirani Fort & HarbourStop 8: Al Bahri Road (Al Corniche)


Panoramic tour or hop-on hop-off tour, depending on time of year Audio commentary, available in 6 languages
Entrance fees Food and drinks

Important Information

  • In the peak season from November to April the hop-on hop-off tour runs every 30 minutes from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • In the off-peak season from May to October the panoramic tour departs at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM from Mutrah Souq
  • The Big Bus Muscat tour lasts 1 hour 45 minutes in total without hopping off
  • Children under 5 years old go free of charge
  • All buses have a ramp onboard for wheelchairs or those with walking disabilities
  • The front section of the upper deck is fully air-conditioned with large windows, the middle section is open-air with a sun canopy, and the rear section is open to the sun

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