Explore the ancient and modern-day culture of Muscat
Visit the emblematic Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
Wander the covered alleyways of the historic Muttrah souk
Enjoy GPS enabled real time audio commentary on the sights you pass
Discover the rich blend of ancient and modern architecture of Muscat on a half-day city tour. Learn how the city has undergone dramatic development in the past 3 decades, yet managed to preserve its age-old culture and heritage. Your driver will show you how to use the audio guide system to benefit the GPS enabled commentary that follows the tour.
Start with a visit to the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, and then continue through the Ministries' area to see a number of modern buildings with a touch of ancient, Islamic architecture. Go to the fish market and explore the narrow alleyways of the Muttrah souk to soak up the scent of exotic spices, coffee beans and ancient remedies.
Learn more about the history of Oman at the Bait Al Zubair Museum. Take a souvenir photo at the magnificent Al Alam Palace, flanked by the twin Portuguese forts of Mirani and Jalali.
• 45 mins in Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
• 15 mins in the fish market
• 30 mins in the Bait Al Zubair Museum
• 10 mins for a photo stop in Al Alam Palace
• 10 mins for a photo stop in Mirani & Jalali
• 30 mins in Muttrah Souq
Transportation by deluxe vehicle
GPS enabled multilingual audio guide in five languages
• Smoking is prohibited in all vehicles
Kindly ask permission before photographing any local residents. Photographing local women is not permitted
Schedules are likely to change during the holy month of Ramadan
Meals are based on a food only basis. Any beverages will be charged as per consumption and should be paid directly at the restaurant
Women must cover their head with a scarf and must not wear shorts, beachwear or sleeveless outfits to enter the mosque. Men should wear long trousers
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund