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Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Great overview and orientation of the city
All entrance fees included
Free drinks included
You'll start the tour with visit to the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. The Mosque is built from 300,000 tonnes of Indian sandstone. The main musalla, or "prayer hall", is 74.4 x 74.4 meters square (244 x 244 ft), with a central dome rising to a height of 50 meters (164 ft) above the floor. The dome, the main minaret, and the four flanking minarets are the mosque’s chief visual features. Another major interior feature is the prayer carpet. It contains, 1,700,000,000 knots, weighs 21 tonnes, and took four years to produce. Twenty-eight colors in varying shades were used, the majority obtained from traditional vegetable dyes. It is the second largest single piece of carpet in the world. At over 70 × 60 meters (229 x 196 ft), it covers the 4,343 square meter area of the praying hall. The chandelier above the praying hall is 14 meters (45 ft) tall, and was manufactured by Faustig from Germany. After the visit you'll reach the Bait al Zubair museum for a brief introduction that traces Oman's history and heritage. Then, you'll proceed to a photo-stop at the magnificent Al Alam Palace, official palace of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, flanked by the 16th century Portuguese forts of Mirani and Jalali. Driving along the waterfront Corniche, you'll reach the colorful Muttrah Souq, where you can enjoy about an hour of shopping. After the Souq visit, your driver will take you to one of the most famous sea food restaurants in Muscat for a lunch. Afterward, your driver will drop you back to your hotel.
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by air-conditioned car
Entry/Admission - Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
Entry/Admission - Mutrah Souq
Entry/Admission - Bait Al Zubair
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Confirmation received within 48 hours after booking
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
Dress Code: Women should wear attire covering their arms and legs, and should cover their head with a scarf. Men should wear a normal shirt and long trousers
Hotel / Port
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.