MYSTICAL MUSCAT (Excursion included in the World Cruise fare)

  • Port

    Muscat

  • Level of difficulties

    Easy

  • Type

    Cultural, Shopping

  • Price

    Adults

    EUR0.01

  • Duration in hours

    4

  • Shore excursion code

    00XQ

Description An excursion to the most characteristic and traditional corners of Muscat, from souks to museums, discovering the real heart of the city.


What we will see
  • The Grand Mosque (external visit)
  • The Muttrah souk
  • The Bait Al Zubair museum


What we will do
  • We leave the port of Mina Qaboos and head for the Grand Mosque.
  • We then head for the coast to visit the Muttrah souk, the old market, an fascinating blend of history and modernity under a magnificent 18th century merchants' lodge. Here we have the opportunity to do some shopping.
  • Our next destination is the Bait al-Zubair museum, originally built as a residence in 1914 and converted into a museum of Omani cultural heritage in 1998.

What you need to know
  • Appropriate clothing is required in respect of the culture of the visited country.
  • At the souk dollars are accepted.
  • It is advisable to wear comfortable shoes.
  • It is not necessary to book this tour since it is included in the price of your cruise.