Half-day Muscat city tour
Start your tour from Shatti Al-Qurum, Muscat's diplomatic district, and take off for exploring wonderful Muscat. The city blends ancient and modern and spreads out facing the beautiful sea on one side and surrounded by magnificent mountains on the other. Notwithstanding the modernization of the last decades, the city remains strongly attached to its past and culture. You will first drive through the Ministries area where you will see the modern buildings mixed with ancient Islamic architecture features. Next stop will be at the magnificent Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, you will be amazed by the view of the intricate mosque built from Indian sandstone. Following you will walk around the narrow alleys of Muttrah souk discovering the exotic spices, aromatic coffee beans and fine household goods. Afterward, the to Bait Al Zubair Museum will take place, and you will learn about Omani history and culture. There will be a quick photo stop at Al Alam Palace by the twin Portuguese forts of Mirani and Jalali.