This 5-hour sightseeing tour around Muscat begins with a visit to the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, a great work of modern Islamic architecture that was a gift to the nation from Sultan Qaboos, commemorating his 30th year of reign. There is a dress code for entry. Women should wear clothing that covers their arms and legs and their head should be covered with a scarf. Men should wear a shirt and long pants.
Other points of interest include Bait al Zubair, widely considered one of the best museums in the country, it offers a varied look at Omani history; Al Alam Palace (which means ‘the flag’ in Arabic), the ceremonial palace of Sultan Qaboos of Oman; the Muttrah Souq, one of the oldest marketplaces in the Arab world; Royal Opera House Muscat, Oman's premier venue for musical arts and culture; plus sandy Qurum Beach, the Old Mutrah Fish Market, and much more.
Also, enjoy a boat cruise to the Bandar Khayran Reserve. Along the way, take in the scenic view of the rocky mountains and small, white-washed houses overlooking the sea as dolphins swim alongside the boat.