Travel by an open-top tour bus to take in the sights and sound of the remarkable city of Muscat, Oman. Experience the unrivalled beauty of the city and learn about its colorful history. Fit more into your vacation by travelling on this city tour.
What to Expect
Get the perfect introduction to the city of Muscat, on a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour.
The carefully designed route takes you to the major landmarks and historic sights, while your personal recorded commentary (available in 6 languages) provides entertaining commentary explaining the history and culture of the city. Sit back, relax, and take in the stunning scenery and mountainous backdrop.
Explore Muscat's sites at your leisure - there are 10 locations where you can hop off the bus to do some more exploring. You can do so as many times as you like for as long as your ticket is valid.
On the tour, discover the magnificent Sultan's Al Alam Palace, a concealed harbour, a Persian style mosque, the Royal Court, and many museums all set in a quaint neighbourhood.
Here are your stops in the itinerary below:
Stop 1. Mutrah Suq
Stop 2. Churches & Temples
Stop 3. Hay As Saruj
Stop 4. Shatti
Stop 5. Al Qurm National Park
Stop 6. Central Business District
Stop 7. Parliament
Stop 8. Marina Views
Stop 9. Al Alam Palace
Stop 10. Corniche (Al Bahri Road) then back to Stop 1 Mutrah Suq
- Hop-on hop-off bus tour of Muscat
- Personal recorded commentary
What's Not Included
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks
Know Before You Go
Children under 5 travel for free.
The Big Bus Muscat tour lasts 1 hour 45 minutes in total without hopping off.
You can start the day tour from the main starting point at Muttrah Souk at 09:00, or at any of the 10 stops across the city. Your ticket is valid for 24/48 hours during operating hours and operates every day of the week.
The hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour of Muscat departs every day from Mutrah souk at 09:00, with a bus passage frequency as follows:
Every 30 minutes from November to April
Every 2 hours from May to October
All buses have a ramp on board for wheelchairs or people with walking disabilities.
The Big Bus fleet has been designed to provide you with the comfort of a fully air-conditioned cabin on the first third of the upper deck with large windows for uninterrupted views. The middle section is open air with a sun canopy, while the rear third is open to the sun for those wishing to enjoy the weather.