Muscat Impressions Half Day City Tour

Muscat Impressions Half Day City Tour
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$172
Duration: 4 hours
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Whether on a stopover, cruise or holiday in Oman, experience the culture and history of the vibrant capital on the Private city tour of Muscat.

In the morning you will be met at the hotel for a half day City Tour. The tour begins with a visit to the beautiful Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque one of the largest mosques in the Middle East. Drive past the Royal Opera House. Visit the Bait Al Zubair Museum exhibiting the wealth of Oman’s history and thus imparting knowledge about the country’s rich culture and traditions to the visitor.
Later you drive along the picturesque Corniche to the once walled district of Muscat. You will have photo stops at the residence of his Majesty Sultan Qaboos, the Al Alam Palace, which is flanked by the 16th century Portuguese forts Mirani and Jalali. Later stroll through the vibrant Muttrah Souq, where you can bargain for handicrafts and silver items.

To enter the Grand Mosque ladies should be fully covered with a scarf and wear full sleeves shirt and men are not allowed to wear shorts. Grand Mosque is open Saturday – Thursday from 0800 - 1100.

Whether on a stopover, cruise or holiday in Oman, experience the culture and history of the vibrant capital on the Private city tour of Muscat.