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Private Full day Muscat City Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

370520


Categories

City, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Not suitable for babies - child seat can be requested for an extra charge

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of the car, except if special vehicle has been requested (there is an extra charge)

Maximum travelers: 2

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Arabic (fluent)

Tradition meets modernity: explore one of the most important cities on the Sea of Arabia


Muscat is among the most important cities on the Sea of Arabia, having held this status and position from the 11th century. Today, the capital area is a prime example of intelligent and aesthetic development, blending ancient and modern.

A half-day tour in Muscat, the capital area, begins in the morning taking you to the Sultan Qaboos Grande Mosque, which features five minarets representing the five pillars of Islam, with the main minaret being more than 90 meters high.

From there, we will go to the traditional Souk (market) in Muttrah, one of the oldest in Oman. Continue to Al Alam Palace and pass the Forts Mirani and Jalali as well.

Note: To visit mosque, all visitors must cover their arms and legs and ladies have to wear a scarf. The Grand Mosque is closed on Fridays.
This tour is available for Cruise ship Passengers and for physically challenged guests (special vehicle upon request)

Itinerary

Highights of the trip:
- Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
- Fishmarket
- Muttrah Souk ( the famous market)\
- National Museum
- Sultans Palace
- Time for a local meal

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will pick you up at your hotel or for cruise ship passengers I will pick you from the Port Gate

End location: We will drop you off at your booked hotel or the port gate

Duration: 8 hours

Tour is not available on Fridays as it is a holiday and most places will be closed.

Transportation

you will be taken around in an Air Conditioned Vehicle by myself (Nissan Patrol 2012 Model V8)

What’s Included

Other: My services as your private tour guide.
Transportation in my Nissan Petrol Model 2012 V8
Water & Soft drinks during the tour
local lunch
Entrance fee at National Museum

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 omani Rial - for your souvenirs and personal expenses

What’s Extra

Other: Any extras such as Lunch or any personal expenses

A Recent Review of this tour

We made 7 days cruise from/to Dubai. One of the port of calls was Muscat, where we booked private tour with Naheed. And it was the highlight of the journey. He was not only professionell (fast confirmation of booked tour, on time in port, clean car etc.) but even more friendly and did care very much to show us most of what was possible in that short time. He made us feel welcome in that beautiful city, that he is proud of. We appreciated time with him, we learned a lot and can only recommend him a guide.
Marina Moles

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Private tour guide Naheed S.

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