You will leave the port of Mina Qaboos and drive to the Grand Mosque. Following you'll drive along the Corniche to visit Muttrah Souk, a mix of old and new amidst dazzling eighteenth-century merchants' houses. You will be able to enjoy shopping here for an hour before proceeding to the Bait Al Zubair Museum, founded as a house in 1941 and opened as a museum in 1998 to display and share aspects of Omani heritage. The tour will continue with a visit to the Al Alam Palace for an outside view, where you will be able to see Fort Mirani, completed in 1587, and Fort Jalali which has been completely renovated and is now a museum of Omani heritage and culture for visiting heads of state and royalty. Finally, you will return to the port in Muscat.
Space is limited, so please reserve early. Please note: The order of visits may vary. At the souk is possible to pay in dollars. It is not necessary to book this tour since it is included in the price of your cruise