Full Day Muscat City Highlights Tour
From the comfort of a deluxe vehicle, your private day long tour will be filled with Muscat's finest attractions. See the very best this ancient and modern city has to offer from the aesthetically pleasing mountains to the bustling outdoor market. Enjoy Islamic architecture, historic museum exhibits, and photo opportunities galore in the morning, followed by a delicious lunch included in your tour. Your afternoon will be filled with more sightseeing, picture taking, and shopping in the souk.
Your Muscat adventure begins when you meet your guide at the port gate early in the morning. From there you will be driven to the Grand Mosque, which is an architectural masterpiece. This world famous mosque is considered one of the most popular attractions in Muscat due to its historic value and impressive architecture.
After visiting the Grand Mosque, your friendly guide will bring you to the bustling fish market following a ride through the ministries area. Modern buildings with hints of Islamic architecture reflect the complex heritage of Muscat. As you make your way to the ever popular Muttrah souk, the exotic smells of spices, perfumes, and coffee fill the air. This grand outdoor market offers crafts, produce, and jewelry, making the souk an ideal place to pick up souvenirs.
Head to the Bait Al Zubair Museum for educational exhibits on the history and culture of Oman. A stop at the Al Alam Palace, where the Sultan Qaboos offically resides, offers fantastic photo opportunities. Take pictures of the palace and the intriguing Portuguese forts known as Mirani and Jalai before enjoying your lunch at a local restaurant. After your delicious meal you will get to absorb more of the various parts of the city, including extra time at the market for you to explore and shop.
This full day private tour of Muscat lets you see the very best of the city's attractions while traveling in comfort. Skip the crowded tours and book a private guide to show you Muscat's many highlights.