Tour the historical city of Muscat in Oman in around 8 hours and end the day with a shopping stint at the shopping mall - Carrefour City Centre. Explore the city’s rich heritage as you visit its major attractions, the Grand Mosque, Natural History Museum and the old town of Muttrah. Enjoy a scenic walk on the Corniche of Muttrah and discover local handicrafts at the old, traditional marketplace the Muttrah Souk. Have short photo stopovers at the Royal Opera House and the Royal Al Alam Palace.
You will depart from
your hotel at 9:00 am. Start the day’s journey with a visit to the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, popularly called the Grand Mosque, in Muscat. Ladies should keep their heads covered with a scarf and wear full sleeves clothing that keeps their shoulders covered while at the mosque.
Continue your journey and drive to the Natural History Museum. After exploring the museum, head to the Old Town of Muttrah. With the help of your expert local guide, enjoy a quick walk around and inside the old town. You can also go on a walk of a house inside the old town (optional).
Later, go for a walk on the Corniche of Muttrah to soak in the stunning views of its surroundings. Afterwards, proceed with your day’s journey with a visit to the local marketplace, the Muttrah Souk. The Muttrah Souk is an old, traditional market with shops selling traditional and antique Omani artefacts including textiles, hardware and gold.
Have a short photo stop at the Royal Opera House, from where you will proceed to the Royal Al Alam Palace. Stop for photo stopovers at the Royal Al Alam Palace, which is flanked by two 16th-century forts of Jalali and Mirani.
Enjoy a sumptuous lunch at a local restaurant (at your own expense). Your next destination will be Seeb, where you will go shopping at the Carrefour City Centre. After a satisfying stint of shopping at the mall return back to your hotel at around 17:00 pm. Read More
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