Discover the secrets of Muscat with a knowledgeable local guide.
This half day tour will give you a great about the main attractions of the capital of Oman.
We meet you at the main gate of Muscat Sea Port and drive to the city. Our first stop is beautiful Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque.
We then drive to the old part of the city and have a stop at an authentic Fish market with lots of local fishes, fishermen and more. . .
Traditional souq in Muttrah is special place to visit. With lots of shops with handicrafts, gold, frankincense, gifts and many more, the souq is a place where local Omanis shop for their daily staff. Here we spend some time and lead to Bait Al Zubair museum.
At the end of our tour we stop at Al Alam Palace and Forts for some photos before we drive back to Sea Port.
Today in the program:
- Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
- Fish market and traditional souq in Muttrah
- Al Alam Palace and Forts
- Al Zubair museum
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: - Main gate of Muscat Sea Port.
Please use shuttle bus from the cruise ship in order to reach the main gate.
End location: - Main gate of Muscat Sea Port
Duration: 5 hours
This tour is not available on Fridays.
This tour operates with 4x4 car "Toyota Land Cruiser". The car has an air-condition and can accommodate 7 passengers (1 guide-driver and 6 guests).
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 OMR - Al Zubair museum tickets, gifts at Mattrah and museum shops, etc...
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We had a wonderful day with Valentina. She met us from the ship on time and took us straight to the Grand Mosque ahead of the crowds. Valentina was most informative and knowledgeable and also very friendly and considerate. She was flexible in her approach and made sure that we saw everything we wanted to see and made our day memorable. It was a very hot day but she kept us supplied with wet wipes and chilled water! We would highly recommend her to anyone wanting a private tour of Muscat.