Muscat

Things to do in Muscat | Oman's capital is a breath of fresh air in comparison to its glamorous neighbors in the United Arab Emirates. Despite being a relaxed and easygoing city, Muscat manages to retain its old-world charm.

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Desert experience - private Wahiba sands full-day tour icon
Desert experience - private Wahiba sands full-day tour

8 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

From
$312.00
/person
Evening Muscat city tour with traditional dinner icon
Evening Muscat city tour with traditional dinner

4 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

From
$175.63
/person
Wadi Shab off-road drive, soft trekking and swimming experience icon
Wadi Shab off-road drive, soft trekking and swimming experience

8 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

From
$372.18
/person
Snorkeling and cruise in Oman icon
Snorkeling and cruise in Oman

2 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

From
$70.15
/person
Muscat sunset cruise icon
Muscat sunset cruise

from 2 - 3 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

From
$57.60
/person
Muscat city tour with beach time icon
Muscat city tour with beach time

from 7 - 8 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

From
$264.00
/person
Entrance Ticket to Oman National Museum icon
Entrance Ticket to Oman National Museum

3 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

From
$73.60
/person
Classical Muscat private tour icon
Classical Muscat private tour

Up to 4 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

From
$149.19
/person
Full-day car at disposal in Muscat with chauffeur icon
Full-day car at disposal in Muscat with chauffeur

8 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

From
$208.24
/person
Morning dolphin cruise in Muscat icon
Morning dolphin cruise in Muscat

Up to 2 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

From
$54.39
/person
Wadi Shatan and Wakan village full-day private tour icon
Wadi Shatan and Wakan village full-day private tour

8 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

From
$372.18
/person
Afternoon coastal boat tour icon
Afternoon coastal boat tour

3 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

From
$44.31
/person
Muscat night city tour icon
Muscat night city tour

from 3 Hours 30 minutes to 4 Hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

From
$57.60
/person
North and Nakhl Fort tour from Muscat icon
North and Nakhl Fort tour from Muscat

Up to 4 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

From
$42.39
/person
Bustan Palace dinner and Muscat night tour icon
Bustan Palace dinner and Muscat night tour

Up to 5 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

From
$103.34
/person

Know More about Muscat

Best time to visit:

JAN - FEB

Muscat Festival

Muscat is one of Oman's oldest and most scenic towns, nestled among jagged mountains. One of the most visited cities in Oman is the capital, which acts as a vital commercial hub between the east and the west. Muscat is a city that must not be missed by anybody interested in learning about Oman's culture. It offers exquisite beaches on one end and elaborate historical sites on the other. Although Muscat is now a fully developed city, its past has left a lasting impression on its culture, which is today seen in the variety of religion-historical structures that dot the city. One must make it a point to explore the numerous historical sites in Muscat while they are there.

The rustic Al Jalali Fort on a seaside clifftop offers to enchant one with its charm while the marble-clad Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, with its 50-meter broad dome, promises to wow all with its magnificence. While at this location, one might also take a brief tour of the ancient Al Alam Palace, which served as Sultan Qaboos Alam's former residence. The National Museum of Oman, the Bait Al Zubair Museum, and the Museum of Natural History are the most well-liked attractions for those who want to learn more about the history and culture of the area.

Best time to visit:

JAN - FEB

Muscat Festival

JAN - JUN

31°C / 24°C

JUL - DEC

32°C / 25°C

Omani Riyal

Omani Riyal

1 USD = 0.38 OMR

GMT +04:00

4 hours ahead

Frequently Asked Questions

Muttrah Souk, Marina Bandar Al Rowdha, Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Royal Opera House Muscat, Qurum Natural Park.

Buses are a safe and affordable option for getting around Oman and operate across the Sultanate, as well as within Muscat. Mwasalat – a government owned company – is the leading public transport service in the country, offering inter-regional as well as inner-city travel.

All international visitors to Oman (other than Gulf Cooperation Council Nationals) require visas for the duration of their stay. Immigration and visa issue is under the control of the Royal Oman Police. Passengers are requested to check with their nearest Omani embassy or with their airline for visa requirements.

For those who are spending a short holiday in Oman,2 to 3 days is the ideal time to spend here. This will allow you to get a real feeling of the city.

From May to October, which is the summer season, temperatures go from a high of 40 °C to lows of 25 °C. From November to April, temperatures drop down with highs of 35 °C and lows of 17 °C.

Wadi Shab & Bimmah Sinkhole Full-Day Tour, Muscat Half-Day City Tour with Audio Guiding, Muscat: Dolphin Watching and Snorkeling Tour, Muscat: Wadi Shab and Bimah Sinkhole Tour with Audio Guiding, Muscat: Full-Day Nizwa Tour with Audio Guiding.