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Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Muscat and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Muscat activities? We have 108 tour ideas.


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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Private 4x4 Desert and Wadi Safari - Wahiba and Wadi Bani Khalid

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 156.68


Your 4x4 vehicle will take you through the fascinating Hajar Mountains, and the town of Ibra to Wadi Bani Khalid, one of Oman's most beautiful wadis (dry river bed), famous for its lush green oases, water pools and deep canyons.

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Private Tour: 4x4 Desert Adventure Safari from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 125.69


Your private 4x4 vehicle off-road a dirt track meanders through the fascinating Hajar Mountains to Wadi Abyad, famous for its water pools. The tour proceeds to the desert for an exciting sand dune drive.

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Private 4X4 Tour of Muscat’s Eastern Coast

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 95.00


Take a private 4X4 full day tour of Muscat with a local guide. Explore rising limestone mountains, visit trading town Qalhat, and see the coastal settlement of Tiwi. Sign up for an optional stop at the Bummah sinkhole at Bimmah. The eight-hour tour includes lunch at a local restaurant.

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Desert Safari: Wahiba Sands and Wadi Bani Khalid from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 213.00


Visit Wadi Bani Khalid and Wahiba Sands. Visit the Bedouin House, enjoy dune bashing and view the sunset.

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Desert Safari to Wahiba Sands and Wadi Bani Khalid from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 516.50


Board a 4WD car and head towards Fanjah and make a turn near Bidbid which continues on the route to Ibra. Visit the ruins of Al Mansfah near Ibra, then head towards the enchanting Wadi Bani Khalid known as the lost Shangri-La. Reach the magnificent Wadi, before dune bashing.

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Private Tour: Wadis and Mountains - Wadi Bani Awf from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 420.00


Enjoy a thrilling off road drive up the mountain to Snake Canyon and Wadi Bani Awf. Enjoy the alpine scenery at Bilad Sait. Stop at the historic Nakhl Fort for a glimpse into Oman's bygone eras.

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Full-Day Grand Canyon and Nizwa Tour by 4x4

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 202.00


Visit Nizwa and Jebel Shams on this full-day tour from Muscat. Explore the Grand Canyon of Oman and enjoy lunch in a restaurant at the top of the mountain.

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Private Day Tour: Wadi Al Abyadh by 4x4 from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 232.00


Drive by 4x4 to see the lush farmland of Wadi Al Abyadh. Accompanied by a private guide, you'll see cliff-side houses, explore the dramatic terrain, and even visit the Nakhl Fort. Enjoy safe round-trip transportation along with a traditional lunch.

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Full Day Wadi Bani and Snake Gorge Tour by 4x4

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 200.00


Drive by 4x4 to visit Wadi Bani Awf, Snake Gorge and much more.<br /><br />Wadi Bani Awf is a stunning gorge and a renowned tourist attraction in the area around Muscat. The drive there takes about 1.5 hours from Muscat. Enjoy Wadi Bani Awf, by far the most diverse and challenging wadi in the region, where every bend in the gorge is a photo opportunity and you can jump into crystal pools ranging from two... Read More

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Airport Lounges

Muscat International Airport Plaza Premium Lounge

Muscat, Oman
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 29.06


Unwind and recharge your batteries before your flight from Muscat International Airport with entry to the comfortable Plaza Premium Lounge in the departure terminal. Sit back in the plush surroundings of the lounge and make use of its top-notch facilities, including all-day hot and cold food, high-speed Wi-Fi and a beverages bar. It's the most comfortable and relaxing way to start your journey by air. Choose from a three-,... Read More

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Bus & Minivan Tours

Muscat City Sightseeing Tour - A Fascinating Capital

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 35.13


The tour begins by driving through the beautiful embassy quarter of Muscat en route to Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. Visit the mosque, a religious landmark of Muscat and splendor of unique Islamic architecture (Islamic dress code to be observed).

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Bus & Minivan Tours

Muscat 4-Hour Sightseeing Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 110.00


Discover the highlights of Muscat in a short space of time on this 4-hour tour of the city. Immerse yourself in the lifestyle of the Omani capital and learn more about this fascinating country. Visit Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque and Bait Al Zubair Museum.

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Bus & Minivan Tours

Nizwa and Jabreen Full-Day Tour from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 182.00


Experience a full-day tour from Muscat to Nizwa. Immerse yourself in the oasis of Nizwa and discover Jabreen Castle, the most beautiful residential palace of Oman. Drive through the Wadi Tanuf and along historical ruins.

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City Tours

Muscat City Tour and Sea Food Lunch

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 178.00


Muscat city tour, Grand Mosque, Bait al Zubair museum, Muttrah souq and sea food lunch.

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City Tours

Half Day Muscat City Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 94.00


On this 4-hour city tour of Muscat you will see the Grand Mosque, Muttrah Souk, AL Alam Palace, Jilali and Mirani Forts, and Bait Al Zubair Musuem.

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Cultural Tours

Best of Muscat City Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 176.00


Best of Muscat  : Grande Mosque - Opera House - Qurum Beach - Fish Market - Souq - Al Zubair Museum - Forts Jalali and Mirami - Al Alam Palace.

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Cultural Tours

Private Inspiring Interior Tour of Nizwa Souq and Fort, Bahla Fort and Jabrin Fort

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 415.00


A journey to the past through the Sumail Gap that divides the Western and Eastern Hajars and onto the Old Capital of Oman, Nizwa, famous for its silver souq and a big round fort. After visiting the souq and the fort, you move to Bahla with the huge loam fort (Photo Stop). Bahla is also known as the... Read More

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Cultural Tours

Private Fascinating Fort Tour from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 413.50


Visit the seaside town of Barka, view Nakhl's fortress, enjoy a picnic lunch and take pictures of the pre-Islamic for, Rustaq.

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Cultural Tours

Private Day Trip of Oman’s Wadis from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 467.00


On this 9-hour private day tour you will visit the most beautiful wadis in Oman. Here you will find deep polls perfect for swimming. Your local guide will take you to visit the villages of Wadi Al Shab, Wadi Al Arbiyeen and Wadi Tiwi. These villages are famous for the cultivation of mango trees, palm trees, bananas and lemons.

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Day Tours in Muscat

Muscat the Fascinating Capital Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 5 hours (starts at 07:30)
Priced From: USD 35.07


Explore the embassy quarter of Muscat. Visit the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque the delightful Muttrah Quarter the Portuguese forts at Old Town and Bait Al Zubair Museum.

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Day Tours in Muscat

Enchanting Forts

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours (starts at 07:00)
Priced From: USD 67.04


Discover Nizwa one of Omans oldest cities. Visit the 17th century Nizwa fort and explore the souk for silver jewelry. Visit Jabreen fort known for its wall and ceiling murals.

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Day Tours in Muscat

Voyage into the Past Private Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours (starts at 07:00)
Priced From: USD 113.45


Visit a fish market and souk and the An Naman Castle in Barka. Drive through the Batinah plain toward Al Hazm stopping by Rustaq Fort for a photo. Visit the natural warm springs of Thowarah on the return trip passing by picturesque wadis on the way.

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Day Tours in Muscat

Mountain Fascination Private Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours (starts at 08:00)
Priced From: USD 149.55


Visit a wadi bed lush green palm gardens enjoying views of the Eastern Hajar Mountains. Enjoy a picnic lunch at the natural water pools of Wadi Arabeen and pass by Wadi Al Mazarah Wadi Miah and Yiti on the way back.

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Day Tours in Muscat

Desert Wonder Private Safari from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 6 hours (starts at 13:30)
Priced From: USD 125.48


Go on an exciting dune drive in the desert and enjoy a scrumptious barbecue dinner.

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Day Tours in Muscat

Muscat the Fascinating Capital Private Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 5 hours (starts at 07:30)
Priced From: USD 75.63


Explore the embassy quarter of Muscat. Visit the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque the delightful Muttrah Quarter the Portuguese forts at Old Town and Bait Al Zubair Museum.

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Day Tours in Muscat

Enchanting Forts Private Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours (starts at 07:00)
Priced From: USD 113.45


Discover Nizwa one of Omans oldest cities. Visit the 17th century Nizwa fort and explore the souk for silver jewelry. Visit Jabreen fort known for its wall and ceiling murals.

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Day Trips

Day Tour to the Enchanting Forts of Nizwa

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 67.15


The tour starts with a spectacular drive through the Hajar mountains via the oases of Fanjah and Birkat Al Mauz, to reach Nizwa and the impressive 17th century fort.

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Day Trips

Private Full Day 4x4 Tour to Ancient Nizwa and Green Mountain From Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 95.00


Tour Jebel Akhdar and its steep, terraced agricultural fields in a private 4WD vehicle. During the next 8-hours, stroll among its irrigated mile-high fields, gardens and plantations. Visit a charming date plantation village at the base of the mountain, time permitting. Have lunch in local... Read More

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Day Trips

Private Full Day 4X4 Tour to Wahibah Sands Desert and Wadi From Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 95.00


A sand desert is the image of Arabia most people have, visit the desert with on this full day tour to eastern Oman. This comfortable tour includes golden sands, green data oasis and of course camels. Tour in 4WD, a distance of approx. 500km. Lunch at a local restaurant is included.

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Day Trips

Day Trip to Green Mountain and Jebel Al Akhdar from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 212.00


Visit Nizwa Fort, Souq and Jebel Al Akhdar.

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Day Trips

Day Trip to Oman’s Grand Canyon: Jebel Shams

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 218.00


Visit Qaboos Grand Mosque, Nizwa Fort and Souq, Wadi Ghul, Jebel Shams, Al Hamra and Misfah Al Abreen.

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Day Trips

Day Trip: Wadi Shab and Bimah Sinkhole

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 218.00


On this tour visit, Quriyat Village (Fish Market and Fort), Bimah Sinkhole, Trek in Wadi Shab and see the ruins of Bibi Miriams Tomb.

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Day Trips

Small Group Day Trip to Nizwa Fort and Jabreen Castle from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 218.00


Depart Muscat to visit Qaboos Grand Mosque, Bahla Fort, Jabreen Castle, Nizwa Fort and Souq.

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Day Trips

Nakhl and Hot Springs Private Tour from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 223.00


You start your private tour from your hotel and stop to Barka and its bustling, atmospheric fish Souq, then will drive through lush date palms plantations to the impressive Nakhl Fort, after the visit, proceed to Ath Thaurwah hot springs where you will enjoy a picnic lunch. After lunch we proceed to the beautiful mountain farming village of Wakan in Wadi Mistal, for a short walk.

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Day Trips

Private Tour: Forts and Castles ofDakhiliyah From Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 189.00


Leave Muscat with your private guide in a comfortable A/C vehicle and spend a day discovering the enchanting Jabreen Castle and the old capital Nizwa with his impressive fort and the colorful Souk famous for its ancient silver jewels.

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Day Trips

Private Day Trip to Wahiba Sands and Wadi Bani Khalid from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 456.25


Enjoy a day trip to the most attractive place in the north eastern part of Oman, Wahiba Sands and Wadi Bani Khalid. Wahiba sands is the desert with a vast mass of undulating red and White Sea of sand and dunes rising up to 200 meters that is home to a variety of flora and fauna, along with... Read More

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Day Trips

Amouage Perfume Factory Fanja Village and Wadi Taiyyin from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 483.00


Visit the famous Amouage perfume factory, see the village of Fanja and the Wadi Tayyin located deep within the mountains.

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Day Trips

Private Tour: Day Trip Wahiba Sands Wadi Bani Khalid Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 355.00


Wahiba Sands is a vast mass of undulating red and white sand dunes rising up to 200 meters and stretching as far as the eye can see. It is also a host to a large variety of flora and fauna and ever-changing dunes which are a photographer`s delight.

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Dhow Cruises

2-Hour Sunset Dhow Cruise from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 75.00


Enjoy a 2-hour Sunset Dhow Cruise from Muscat. Cruise in a traditional Omani Wooden sailing boat known locally as a Dhow. Taste Omani kahwa (coffee) and dates during the cruise whilst experiencing the sunset shimmering across the sea.

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Dhow Cruises

Sunset Dhow Cruise from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 70.00


Sail along Oman's spectacular coast on a wooden 'dhow,' an Arabian sail boat, on this 2-hour sunset cruise from Muscat! Settle on the cushion-covered deck of your vessel and enjoy the scenery and cooling sea breezes. Cruise past sleepy villages and medieval forts, and see Muttrah's Corniche, old Muscat harbor and the Al Bustan Palace in all their glory. As the last rays of sun illuminate the landscapes, relish the views one... Read More

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Dining Experiences

Night at the Royal Opera House Muscat and Traditional Dinner

Muscat, Oman
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 300.00


Private transfer to Royal Opera House to view a performance and unique dinning experience at Al Hangam restaurant to taste the most delicious Omani traditional dishes like Shiwa, Harees, Jareesh, and much more.

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Dolphin & Whale Watching

Dolphin Watching Cruise from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 65.00


Cruise in the azure waters and watch Oman's friendly mammals escorting your boat along the waves. You will have a chance to snorkel through the waters with equipment that is provided.

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Dolphin & Whale Watching

Dolphin Cruise

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 57.00


<strong>DOLPHIN CRUISE </strong><strong>2 hrs. </strong><strong>Daily at </strong><strong>08.00</strong><strong> am</strong><strong> &amp; 10.00</strong><strong> am</strong><strong>Soft</strong><strong> drinks &amp; water</strong><strong>Shuttle transfers from... Read More

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Dolphin & Whale Watching

Dolphin Cruise from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 68.00


Head out to sea in search of playful dolphins on this 2.5-hour cruise from Muscat! Cruise by comfortable fiberglass boat, and keep a look out for the fun-loving spinner, bottlenose and common dolphins that frequent the Arabian Sea against the backdrop of Oman's mountainous coast. Watch as these playful marine mammals skim and dive in the waves, often riding the surf around your boat and leaping high in the air. If you're... Read More

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Dolphin & Whale Watching

Small-Group Muscat Dolphin Watching and Snorkeling Cruise

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 114.29


Watch for dolphins and discover undersea Oman on this relaxing 3-hour boat trip from Muscat. Board a fiberglass boat and sail into the Gulf of Oman in search of the wild spinner, bottlenose and common dolphins that make its waters their home. Marvel at the grace of these mammals in their natural... Read More

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Dolphin & Whale Watching

Dolphin Watching Cruise from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 73.00


The coast of Oman is blessed with a variety of dolphins and whales. About 21 different species of whales and dolphins have been identified along the coast, including the blue whale which is seldom seen anywhere else in the world.

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Fishing Charters & Tours

Private Tour: Deep-Sea Fishing Tour from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 171.25


Try your luck at catching prized yellowfin tuna and other whoppers on this fun deep-sea fishing expedition from Muscat. Travel by private vehicle to the marina and board a cruiser with an experienced skipper. Then, sail the fish-rich Gulf of Oman to hunt for yellowfin and longtail tuna, mahi-mahi, marlin and other species. Experience thrilling Omani-style tuna fishing by racing ahead of feeding dolphins, and enjoy the sun and... Read More

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Half-day Tours

Small Group Half Day Tour: Classic Muscat Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 228.00


Visit the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, diplomatic quarter and Royal Opera House, visit the fish market, Bait Al Baranda museum and Muttrah Souk. Also see Al Alam Palace and then have time to go shopping.

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Half-day Tours

Muscat Impressions Half Day City Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 172.00


Whether on a stopover, cruise or holiday in Oman, experience the culture and history of the vibrant capital on the Private city tour of Muscat.

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Half-day Tours

Private Muscat City Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 68.00


A unique blend of the ancient and the modern, Muscat is a beautiful, clean city which lies in the middle of the Al Hajar Mountains on the Arabian Sea. The city has undergone dramatic development in the past two or three decades. However, it takes pride in having never lost its heritage and culture.

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Hiking & Camping

Private Full Day 4X4 Tour to Nakhal and Wadi Bani Auff From Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 107.00


North-west of Muscat is an area which has a myriad charms. Great mountains, steep valleys and classic forts. Tour in 4WD, distance approx  400 kms. Lunch in local restaurant is included alongside Nakhal entrance fees.

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Hiking & Camping

2-Day Tour: Wadi Shab and Turtle Watching

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 2 days
Priced From: USD 375.00


A two day trip to Wadi Shab. Drive along the coastal road, view a sink hole, stop by Wadi Shab for hiking, have a BBQ on the beach and participate in turtle watching.

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Hop-on Hop-off Tours

Big Bus Muscat Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 75.00


There is no better way to see Muscat than on a double-decker, hop-on hop-off bus! See top Muscat attractions on this comprehensive sightseeing tour, such as the neighborhood of Ruwi, Muttrah Souk, Muscat Royal Opera House, Qurum Beach and much more. The buses are open top which allows you to enjoy full 360-degree panoramic views as you travel along your route. Hop on and off as many times as you like at any of the 9 stops... Read More

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Hop-on Hop-off Tours in Muscat

Open Top Big Bus Tour of Muscat - Hop On Hop Off

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 24 hours
Priced From: USD 58.00


Enjoy this open top double decker sightseeing bus tour in Muscat - a perfect introduction to the capital city of Oman! See the beauty of the city from the authentic Muttrah Souk to the glistening waters of the Sea of Oman and from panoramic mountain views to traditional forts and palaces.

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Hop-on Hop-off Tours in Muscat

Muscat + Dubai Hop On Hop Off Tours Combo Ticket

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 24 hours
Priced From: USD 105.00


Enjoy this combo ticket of Dubai and Muscat - perfect to get to know these two beautiful places. Dubai is a city of contrasts where East meets West and old meets new. A perfect introduction to the capital of Oman Muscat city! See the beauty of the city from the authentic Muttrah Souk to the glistening waters of the Sea of Oman and from panoramic mountain views to traditional forts and palaces.

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Hop-on Hop-off Tours in Muscat

Muscat + Abu Dhabi Hop On Hop Off Tours Combo Ticket

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 24 or 48 hours
Priced From: USD 100.00


Enjoy this combo ticket of Muscat and Abu Dhabi - perfect to get to know these two beautiful places. Take a unique open-top tour with digitally recorded commentary that brings Abu Dhabis history into colorful dramatic life from the world famous Emirates Palace to high class shopping malls and from... Read More

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Hop-on Hop-off Tours in Muscat

Muscat + Abu Dhabi + Dubai Hop On Hop Off Tours Combo Ticket

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 24 hours
Priced From: USD 136.00


Enjoy this Tri-City ticket of Dubai Muscat and Abu Dhabi - a perfect way to get to know these beautiful places. Dubai is a city of contrasts where East meets West and old meets new. Take a unique open-top tour with digitally recorded commentary that brings Abu Dhabis history into colorful dramatic... Read More

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Meet the Locals

Day Trip from Muscat: Wahiba Sands & Wadi Bani Khalid

Muscat, Oman
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 234.00


Immerse yourself in a world away from big city living and discover the impressive formations of red and white sand in the Wahiba Sands. Enjoy a dip in the blue waterfalls of Wadi Bani Khalid.

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Multi-day Tours

Oman Classic 6-Day Tour From Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 6 days
Priced From: USD 2100.00


Oman classic is the perfect choice for those who want discover the many Sultanate beauties and his secular traditions: from the modern capital Muscat to the ancient Nizwa, pearl of Islam, from Wahiba sands to the most famous oasis and wadis.

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Multi-day Tours

Al Batina region culture Tours

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 2 days
Priced From: USD 537.50


The objective of the tour is to visit first the most famous forts in Al Batinaa Region ( Al Rustaq fort &amp; Al Hazim castle) then visit the Hottest water spring in Oman &nbsp;( Ain Al Kasfaa)&nbsp;and Al Sawadi beach for the first day and do off-road trip on the second day of the tour.

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Nature & Wildlife

Private Tour: The Grand Canyon of Oman and Jebel Shams Day Trip

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 517.00


Leave Muscat to travel via Fanjah, Izki and Nizwa. Stop at Nizwa for a stroll through the Old Capital of Oman. Visit the region of Al Hamra, drive along Wadi Nakhr. Make your way up to Jebel Shams, the highest peak in Oman at 3000 metres and stop at Misfat Al Abrein, a picturesque village... Read More

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Nature & Wildlife

Cool and Green Garden Tour from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 516.50


Drive through Sumail Gap and Izki. Stop at Birkat Al Mouz, see the old and new village. See the roof of Oman, the Saiq Plateau which for hundreds of years has been accessible only by donkeys.

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Nature & Wildlife

Private Tour: Nakhl and Rustaq Forts and Hot Water Springs from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 420.00


The Forts tour takes one to the historical towns of Nakhl and Rustaq both of which have splendid forts which take one back to Oman's bygone era. Also included is a visit to the hot springs.

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Night Tours

Muscat Guided Night Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 129.00


A night tour across the town of Muscat to see the major highlights, including Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, The Old Town of Muttrah and The Old Town of Muscat. Explore alongside a local, experienced travel guide who is fluent in English and Arabic. Then, enjoy a nice Omani dinner.

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Night Tours

Best of Muscat by Night Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 179.00


Visit Bait Al Zubair Museum, Al Alam Palace, Jalali and Mirani Forts, Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, White Mosque and the Royal Opera House.

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Night Tours

Private Tour: Muscat by Night

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 114.29


Experience the twinkling sights of Muscat by night on this 5-hour evening tour and enjoy a 3-course dinner on the way! Accompanied by an expert driver who acts as your personal guide, take photos of the glittering Grand Mosque and extravagant Al Alam Palace, and drive along the Corniche just as the setting sun casts the sea and mountains in the mauve glow of twilight. Finally, browse for bargains in Mutrah Souq and savor a... Read More

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Overnight Tours

2-Day Tour: Wadi Shab Sinkhole and Sur

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 2 days
Priced From: USD 360.00


During this 2-day tour, you will visit the highlights of Shariqya Region, including Wadi Al Shab, one of the well known Canyons in Oman, a superb place to get an insight of the Arabian wadi. You have your choice of camping in the desert in a 2-person tent, or staying in a nearby hotel.

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Ports of Call Tours

Muscat Shore Excursion: Private City Highlights Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 48.21


After docking at the Port of Muscat, head out to discover the city's highlights on a 4-hour private shore excursion. While enjoying personalized attention from a private guide, explore the Omani capital, visiting top Muscat attractions such as the Grand Mosque, Muttrah Fish Market and Muttrah Souk.... Read More

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Ports of Call Tours

Muscat Shore Excursion: Private Nizwa Day Trip

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 101.59


Leave the Port of Muscat with a private guide and spend a day discovering enchanting Omani fortresses around the historical town of Nizwa. Pass through the Hajar Mountains, and explore Nizwa, seeing the 17th-century Nizwa Fort as well as Nizwa Souk. The afternoon is spent in the nearby town of Jabrin for a visit to Jabrin Castle. You'll explore its beautifully preserved vaults and hidden rooms before returning to port.

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Private Day Trips

Private Full Day 4X4 Tour Wadi Shab and the East Coast From Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 95.00


For a mix of mountains and valleys, then this full-day tour offers a remarkable attractions including dramatic mountain scenery, coastal cliffs and steep, date palm fringed Wadi Shab. This tour gives time inside a spectacular wadi and includes time for 'wild swimming'. Tour in 4WD, distance... Read More

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Private Full Day 4WD Tour to Bahla Fort and Oman’s Grand Canyon from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 95.00


Visit the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Bahla Fort and Wadi Nekhar — the 'Grand Canyon of Oman' — on a full-day tour from Muscat. Travel with your own private guide in a sturdy 4-wheel drive vehicle on a tour that includes lunch in a local restaurant and entrance fees to Bahla Fort.

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Private Day Trips

Private Tour to Wadi Shab by 4X4 from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 220.00


Discover what makes Wadi Shab such a popular destination on this full-day private tour. Swim in the fresh water pools. Hike 45 minutes to see the beautiful cave waterfall. Enjoy a delicious lunch and commentary by your English-speaking driver/guide. Pickup and drop-off from your centrally-located Muscat hotel is included.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />

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Private Tour of Wahiba Sands Desert with Wadi Bani Khalid by 4X4

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 220.00


Head out to the Sharqiya Sands, commonly referred to as the Wahiba Sands Desert, on this full-day private tour. Explore this region named for the Bani Wahiba tribe and home to 328ft. (100m) high sand dunes. Visit Wadi Bani Khalid with its large natural pools of water and colorful rock... Read More

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Private Coastal Adventure Tour to Wadi Shab from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 420.00


Enjoy the coastline of Oman with a scenic drive to the beach and wadis. Visit a sinkhole along the way too!

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Private Tour: Jabal Shams Grand Canyon Adventure from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 420.00


Enjoy a 9-hour tour starting with a drive to the Al Hajar mountains to enjoy the majestic views from the Grand Canyon of Oman - Jabal Shams. On the way stop at the historic Nizwa Fort.

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9-Hour Jabal Akhdar Green Mountains Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 420.00


Enjoy a drive up the Green Mountains also known as Jabal Akhdar. A pleasant climate, fragrance of roses and a bounty of fruits and vegetables are characteristic of this mountain range. A visit to the Nizwa fort and souq is also included.

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Private Day Trip: Bimah Sinkhole, Wadi Shab, and Tiwi Beach from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 163.00


Embark on a 4x4 to the Bimah Sinkhole, Tiwi Beach, and Wadi Shab from Muscat. Swim in the clear waters of Bimah Sinkhole, take a walk through Wadi, and visit villages along the way. Explore Tiwi Beach before enjoying a delicious picnic lunch and returning to your hotel.

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private 4x4 Safari - The Green Mountain

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 156.68


You start your private tour in the morning and drive from Muscat to Fanjah. You will stop at Wadi Fanjah and continue to Birkat Al Mawz. Passing the Fort that once guarded the entrance to Jebel Akhdar, you proceed up the most impressive mountain of Oman, Al Jabal al Akhdar in the heart of the Hajar Mountains.

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Private 4x4 Safari - Mountain Fascination - Eastern Hajar Mountains

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 142.91


Your private 4x4 tour starts on the road from Muscat to the coastal town of Quriyat, then moves off-road to continue on a mountain track through the Eastern Hajar mountains.

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Private 4x4 Safari of Wadi Shab - The Coastal Caravan

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 161.85


Head out from Muscat on your own private tour to the coastal town of Quriyat, famous for its beautiful beaches. Then onto a photo-stop at the 'Sinkhole' which is part of a mountain that has collapsed and filled with sea water.

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Private Day Tour to the Enchanting Forts of Nizwa

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 101.59


The tour starts with a spectacular drive through the Hajar mountains via the oases of Fanjah and Birkat Al Mauz, to reach Nizwa and the impressive 17th century fort.

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Private Muscat City Sightseeing Tour - A Fascinating Capital

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 48.21


The tour begins by driving through the beautiful embassy quarter of Muscat en route to Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. Visit the mosque, a religious landmark of Muscat and splendor of unique Islamic architecture (Islamic dress code to be observed).

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Private Day Tour of Rustaq - Voyage into the Past

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 101.59


Your private tour starts with a visit to the fish market and souk in Barka and a visit of Bait Na'am, a fortified house where the Imams used to overnight during their journey to the interior.

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Private 4x4 Safari - The Mountain of the Sun

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 151.51


Enjoy a great day out driving through the fascinating Hajar Mountains and the oases of Fanjah and Birkat Al Mauz.

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Private 4x4 Wadi Safari - An Encounter with Nature

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 151.51


This tour will bring you closer to nature by first of all visiting the Nakhl oasis and a having a photo stop at the impressive fort, you then proceed to the famous warm springs of Thowarah.

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Private Tour: Mystical Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 225.00


Enjoy this private tour of the mystical city, that is Muscat. Spend 4-hours of the day touring the city with your personal guide. Stop by souks and markets to do some shopping, in combination with taking photo opportunities at landmarks.

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Private Muscat City Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 186.00


Enjoy a half or full-day private tour of Muscat City with a local guide. Create your own personalized itinerary of city highlights you want to see. Your local guide will show you hidden places and give you historical information about the culture and traditions. Bring your walking shoes and get ready to learn about this special city.

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour to Misfat Al Abreyeen and Jebel Shams

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 507.00


Enjoy a private tour through the rugged landscape of Oman. Visit Nizwa, Misfat Al Breen, Wadi Ghul, Wadi Nakhar and Jabal Shams, the highest peak in the Arabian peninsula that rises to an altitude of 3,004m above sea level. On this tour you will feel the fresh mountain and experience amazing old culture with a beautiful oasis charm.

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Private Tour: Muscat Sightseeing Tour Including Dolphin Watching Cruise

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 154.29


Get to know Muscat old and new and enjoy a dolphin watching cruise on this private, full-day tour. With your own guide, visit the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, a modern vision of marble famed for the huge, hand-woven carpet and crystal chandelier in its main prayer hall. Admire Oman's coast and watch... Read More

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Wahiba Sands Desert Safari with Dune Bashing and Lunch from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 440.00


Experience the thrill of a 9-hour desert safari with dune bashing at the Wahiba Sands where tall dunes await. Have a picnic lunch at the Oasis of Wadi bani Khalid.

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Private Tour: Wadi Thrills at Wadi Arbayeen

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 420.00


Enjoy a 8-hour off the beaten track experience. Visit the fishing town of Quriyat, drive along the waterfront, spot flamingos and eagles visit Hail Al Ghaf, go through the mountains and see Wadi Arbayeen. You will also have lunch before returning to Muscat.

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Private Full-Day Muscat Tour with Lunch

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 162.00


Muscat was recently declared the Arab Cultural Capital. From its stunning Islamic architecture to its impressive 16th century forts and thoughtful museums, this is a progressive and charming city, much loved by both its residents and those who travel here. Your local guide will happily take you on a private tour of Muscat. You can shop, eat&nbsp; and enjoy the capital city's rich culture and history.

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Private Tour: Nizwa and Jebel Shams Day Trip from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 360.00


During this adventurous tour, you will have the chance to explore nature and history by 4WD. Experience the untamed and rugged countryside and see a different side of Oman. This private tour will take you to Nizwa and Jebel Shams, part of the Al Hajar Mountains.

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Private Transfers

Private Airport Transfer from Muscat Airport to Hotels

Muscat, Oman
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 51.00


Make the beginning of your Muscat vacation stress free by booking this easy, safe and reliable transfer from Muscat International Airport to your hotel.

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Shopping Tours

Arabian Shopping Trip and Souq Experience

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 163.00


Visit the Amouage Factory, Oman Avenues Mall, Muscat Grand Mall and Muttrah Souq.

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Desert and Wadi

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours (starts at 08:00)
Priced From: USD 165.02


Visit Wani Bani Khalid one of Omans most beautiful dry river beds. Go on an exciting dune drive in the Wahiba desert visit a camel camp and learn about the Bedouins. See the traditional watchtowers of Mudairib on the way back to Muscat.

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Jebel Akhdar The Green Mountain Private Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 10 hours (starts at 08:00)
Priced From: USD 165.02


Visit Jebel Akhdar the most impressive mountain of Oman known for its diverse agriculture.

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Jebel Shams The Mountain of the Sun Private Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 10 hours (starts at 08:00)
Priced From: USD 158.15


Visit the 17th century fort and souk at Nizwa passing by the Hajar Mountains and the oases of Fanjah on the way. Then head to Misfah a village seemingly hewn out of rock and take in the views from the Mountain of the Sun.

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An Encounter with Nature at Wadi Sahtan Private Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours (starts at 08:00)
Priced From: USD 158.15


Visit the impressive Fort at the Nakhl oasis and head to the famous warm springs at Thowarah. Pass through small mountain villages toward Wadi Bani Auf where you will visit the Bilad Sayt village. Explore secluded wadis at Wadi Sahtan which is famous for its rock paintings.

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The Coastal Caravan Private Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours (starts at 08:00)
Priced From: USD 170.18


Visit the coastal town of Quiriyat famous for its beaches. Stop by the Sinkhole for a photo before heading to Tiwi a picturesque village. Visit Bibi Myriam a site full of history.

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Walking Tours

Coastal Tour and Wadi Hike from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 485.00


Travel along the coast from Muscat to Quriyat and over the plateau down to the narrow coastal track. On the way you stop at Bimah sinkhole, a geological wonder.  From here it's a short distance to the Fins Beach and then continue the tour to Wadi Shab. Take a hike up one of Oman's scenic wadis.  At the end of Wadi Shab there is a swim through the famous keyhole into the secluded world thrilling of fantasy.Stop at... Read More

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Fascinating Muscat City Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 53.00


Muscat is the capital of Oman and rich in history and culture. It is one of the most important cities in the Old Orient and lies in the north-eastern part of the country on the Gulf of Oman.

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Walking Tours

Nizwa Bahla Jabreen Tour from Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 135.00


The ancient capital of Nizwa, in its strategic location at the crossroads of vital routes, is renowned for containing some of Oman's most striking landmarks.

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From Muscat: Private Nizwa Jebel Shams Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 350.00


During this adventurous tour, you will have the chance to explore nature and history. Experience an untamed and rugged countryside and see a different side of Oman.

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From Muscat: Private Wahiba Sands Wadi Bani Khalid Tour

Muscat, Oman
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 340.00


Wahiba Sands is a vast mass of undulating red and white sand dunes rising up to 200 meters and stretching as far as the eye can see. It is also a host to a large variety of flora and fauna and ever-changing dunes which are a photographers delight.

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Waterskiing & Jetskiing

Big Air Wakeboarding in Muscat

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 215.00


Have&nbsp;fun wakeboarding to your favorite music. You will meet a friendly crew that will help you enjoy your time and/or teach you new tricks. The crew is highly professional and certified by International Waterski and Wakeboard Federation (IWWF).

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Muscat Private Arrival Airport Transfer

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 10 - 45 minutes
Priced From: USD 28.58


Travel from Muscat International Airport to your Muscat city hotel. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Muscat Private Departure Airport Transfer

Muscat, Oman
Duration: 10 - 45 minutes
Priced From: USD 28.58


Travel from your Muscat city hotel to Muscat International Airport. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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