1. Oman
  2. Muscat Governorate
  3. Muscat
  4. Muttrah Souk

Muscat: Half-Day Highlights Tour

Product ID: 67830
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See the best of Muscat on this half-day guided tour of the city as you travel in air-conditioned comfort. You’ll visit the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, the Bait Al Zubair Museum of culture and history and explore the fascinating Muttrah Souq.
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Duration: 4 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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  • Admire the architectural details of the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
  • Explore the traditional Muttrah Souq
  • Learn about local culture and history the Bait Al Zubair Museum
Full description
Your 4.5-hour tour begins at 08:30 with a visit to the Grand Mosque. Admire the stately grandeur of this architectural masterpiece. The site is open to visitors in the morning every day, except on Fridays and holidays.

You’ll continue on to the fish and vegetable markets in Muttrah, where you’ll have an opportunity to mingle with the crowds. Next you’ll visit the Muttrah Souq, where you’ll find a mix of the old and the new along with a myriad of sights, sounds and fragrances.

The drive takes you past the Corniche and to the capital area with a photo stop at the Sultan’s Palace flanked by the 16th-century Portuguese forts of Jalali and Mirani.

Visit the Bait Al Zubair Museum (closed on Fridays), to learn more about Omani culture and history. The tour ends at 13:00.
  • Private tour
  • English-speaking guide
  • Air-conditioned transportation
  • Entrance fee at the Bait Al Zubair Museum
  • Drinking water on board
What’s Not Included
  • Anything not mentioned as included
  • Tips for the guide/driver

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Your hotel in Muscat or the airport or port

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Important information
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• The tour does not operate on Fridays as the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque and the Bait Al Zubair Museum are closed

From US$ 456.94 Per group up to 1

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Product ID: 67830