Day 1: Tour starts in Muscat
The tour starts from Oman’s International airport. We will head straight to the magnificent mosque of Sultan Qaboos, one of the largest in the Arab world, whose grand marble halls are capable of holding some 20,000 people. After which we will go to the hotel where we will have chance to freshen up before we begin our guided tour of the city. One of Arabia’s most picturesque cities, Muscat lies within the protective embrace of a ring of horse-shoe mountains that run down into the glittering waters of Muscat Bay. We will drive along the engaging sea-front to the Al Alam Palace and the 16th century Portuguese forts of Jalali and Mirani. En route back to the hotel we will have a chance to visit Muscat’s renowned Muttrah souk, one of the best in the region.
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