Half Day Muscat City Tours

4 hours
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 4
Mobile ticket


Our first stop in the morning is the Sultan´s Quaboos Grand Mosque. Admire there the 12m long chandelier and get an impression of Omani´s religion (Opening hours: From 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Saturday till Thursday). Explore at your next stop the exotic fish, fresh fruits and colorful vegetables at the traditional market in Muttrah. Feel free to mingle with the crowd and don’t forget to negotiate.Only a few meters from there you enter the famous MuttrahSouq where you will find a countless mix of Omani handcrafts, enjoy the oriental sound and smell the gold of Oman “Fragrances”.

We drive along the beautiful Corniche to Old Muscat, where we stop for memorable picture of the Sultan's Palace which is surrounded by the Portuguese forts of Jalali and Mirani. At the Bait Al Zubair Museum you get an exclusive chance to get informative information about the Omani culture and their history.


  • Guide
  • Vehicle with Fuel
  • Water and Soft drinks in cool box

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Sultan Qaboos St, Muscat 113 Oman

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is one of those attractions that you have to visit if you are coming to Muscat. It is one of the most beautiful and extravagant modern mosques in the world

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Bait Al Zubair, Al-Saidiya Street, Muscat 113 Oman

Bait Al Zubair is a heritage and cultural centre that opened its carved wooden doors to the public in 1998. It is funded by its founders, the Zubair family. The centre displays the family’s collection of Omani artefacts, which is considered to be the finest that is privately owned. With its growing collection, Bait al Zubair now houses one of the largest heritage and permanent art collections in the country and serves as a real window on Oman’s rich heritage and culture.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Royal Opera House, Al Kharijiyah Street, Muscat 113 Oman

The Royal Opera House Muscat is Oman's premier venue for musical arts and culture. The opera house is located in Shati Al-Qurm district of Muscat on Sultan Qaboos Street

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Mutrah Fish Market, Samakh, Muscat 113 Oman

West of Muscat, on the coast of Gulf of Oman, a new fish market has taken the stand as a new landmark on the waterfront along the lively corniche in Muttrah.

Duration: 20 minutes

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
February 2022

The tour was super interesting and the guide Ali was very professional and kind. I know much more now about the culture, not only I saw those great places. Recommend for everyone!

February 2022

We really enjoyed our half day tour. Saif was our driver and guide for the day. He was very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. We would highly recommend this half day tour which includes the Grand Mosque, Opera House, Fish Market, Souq and Palace. Highly recommended.

April 2022

We had a great half-day trip visiting the mosque, opera, souq and the palace. Especially the souq was a great experience which would not have been a possible. In addition we talked a lot about the omami culture. Thank you a lot for this trip!

Bob V
March 2022

Visiting a city for the first time, we always try to do a privite city tour first. It is the fastest way to learn more about the local culture. This tour exceeded our expectations. The tour guide was open and willing to answer all our questions. The private car was also very comfotable. Because ...

February 2022

Our tour guide was Saif Al Brashdi. He's a really nice and friendly person and an excellent guide who provided us with additional interesting, helpful information and local insights. Shukran Saif. Rachel and Roberto.

Vicky C
February 2022

Our tour guide Ali has been fantastic and accomodating. Friendly, great sense pf humour, accomodating, and more importantly, a great wealth of knowledge of oman and omani culture!

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