Explore Muscat and discover the heart of this vibrant capital city. From the towering mosques to quaint Portuguese side streets, your guide takes you on a historic and exciting half-day walking tour through the new and Old Town.
About this activity
- Free cancellation
- Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
- COVID-19 precautions
- Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
- Mobile ticketing
- Use your phone or print your voucher
- Duration 4 hours
- Starting time 8:00 AM
- Instant confirmation
- Live tour guide
- Pickup included
- Pick-up from hotels in Muscat
- Private group
- Spend a lovely half-day exploring Muscat with an expert guide
- Walk through the Old Town and learn of its fascinating history
- Discover the history and culture of Muscat at the Bait Al Zubair Museum
- Gaze up at the impressive Qaboos Mosque
Due to health and safety regulations, this itinerary may change. See Know before you go for the latest updates.
- Hotel pick-up
- Air conditioned vehicle
- Experienced guide
- Any refreshments
- All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
- Customers must keep distance in vehicles
- The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
- Customers are required to bring and wear masks
- Customers will get a mandatory temperature check
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Prepare for the activity
- Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
- Please wear loose long trousers/long skirts, long sleeves, and a head scarf for ladies. No shorts for men.
- Lightweight summer clothing is suitable for most of the year, but sweaters or jackets may be needed for the winter months, especially in the evenings. Good quality sunglasses are advised. Hats or some protection for the head are advisable too. The Sultanate of Oman has conservative dress traditions. Swimwear should be confined to the beach and hotel pools. Men and women should ensure shoulders and knees are covered when in public, especially in souks, shops and villages.
- Normal tourist photography is acceptable, but it is considered offensive to photograph Arab women. It is also courteous to ask permission before photographing men. Photographs of government buildings, police or military installations are not allowed.
- Due to ongoing COVID-19 protective measures, some of the attractions listed in the itinerary remain closed. As such, alternate visits/photo stops will be arranged.