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Muscat City Tour

Highlights
  • Discover the beauty and history of Muscat on a half day tour

  • Learn about the culture and traditions of Oman in a lively way

  • Package includes entrance fees and transportation from your hotel

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Muscat City Tour
From USD 163.00
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Muscat City Tour
USD 163.00
Overview

Uncover the history and culture of Muscat on this city tour. Start off at the architecturally stunning Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, the largest mosque in Oman. Next, explore the fish market and Mutrah Souq. From there you will visit the Bait Al Zubair museum, followed by a stroll through Old Muscat, with stops at the Sultan’s Palace and the Portuguese-built forts from the 16th century.

What to Expect
Muscat City Tour

The tour begins at Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque the larges mosque in Oman and most beautiful architectural piece of work. (Islamic dress code to be observed).

Next stop is Mutrah, where you will visit the Fish market and Oman’s largest Traditional Souq. The Souq offers a wide range of goods, especially typical Omani souvenirs like frankincense, Omani khanjar and beautiful silver handicraft. 
From Muttrah you will be taken to "Bait Al Zubair" the Omani Museum, which offers a wealth of information about the country culture, tradition and history.

From here you will be taken to Muscat Old Town where the tour proceeds on foot, strolling around the palace of Sultan Qaboos "Qasr Al Alam" surrounded by two forts Jalali and Mirani built by the Portuguese in the 16 th century.

Reviews (7)
1 - 5 of 7 reviews
Reviewed 11 July 2018
Muscat Half Day City Tour

Wonderful overview of the highlights of Muscat - Qabbous Mosque, Muftrah fish market and souq, corniche, museum, royal palace, etc. The museum (Bait al Zubair) gave wonderful insights into Omani dress, traditions and life in general. Our guide, Saif, was very knowledgeable and highly personable....More

Thank D01M
MuscatNatureTours, Manager at Muscat Nature Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thanks D01M for your recent review of Muscat Muscat Nature Tours on Trip Advisor. I greatly appreciate you taking the time to leave your feedback. Glad to read that you enjoyed your Muscat Half Day City Tour. mohamed@muscatnature.com

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile
Excellent value for money fantastic tour

Easily the best tour company in Oman - the driver was friendly, knowledgable and happily tailored the tour as we had been to the Grand Mosque the day before - the car was a big 4x4 with water provided enroute - excellent service - don’t...More

Thank Alexthouston
MuscatNatureTours, Manager at Muscat Nature Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you very much Alexthouston for taking the time to write an excellent review on Trip Advisor. Thank you for recommending us. Looking forward to welcoming you in near future. mohamed@muscatnature.com

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Highlight of Muskat by Taxi

What a beautiful clean town Muskat is, got a taxi to see highlights of the town and it’s well worth it. After 2 hours we got dropped off at the souks. Loved to walk through the narrow passageways, all shop keepers very friendly and helpful....More

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MuscatNatureTours, Manager at Muscat Nature Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you murrayk2006 for taking the time to write your review and share your comments on Trip Advisor. Please don't hesitate to contact me directly for any assistance needed: mohamed@muscatnature.com

Reviewed 27 April 2018
Well-packed day of sight-seeing

I hadn't realised that it would be a private tour so it was really nice to have my own driver and a comfortable car to go around seeing the sights of Muscat. My favourite was the Sultan Qaboos Mosque. It was a well packed day...More

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MuscatNatureTours, Manager at Muscat Nature Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you very much Simi A for taking the time to share your experience on Tripadvisor! We are delighted to read you enjoyed all tours with us! Rest assured that our priority is to satisfy our customers’ expectations and that it was then a real...More

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Muscat City Tour and Muscat Environs tours

We had a day and a half in Muscat before we boarded our cruise ship. The first day we went to the environs of Muscat, a full-day tour, the name of which we cannot recall. Our guide was Timo(sp?) who was lovely, informative, kind and...More

Thank Elizabethanne1961
MuscatNatureTours, Manager at Muscat Nature Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you very much Elizabethanne1961 for taking time to write a review about Muscat Nature Tours! I feel glad that you found our guides are lovely, informative, kind and fun to be with. We thank you again for your support and look forward to welcoming...More

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