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Full Day Nizwa Tour from Muscat (SIC Multilingual)

North Oman boasts a string of mud-brick late-medieval forts, but visiting them independently means renting a 4x4 or negotiating with cabs. This full-day tour from Muscat eliminates the fuss: with trips to Nizwa and Jabreen Forts—two of Oman’s best-preserved. Explore Nizwa Souk and admire its fort exterior before roaming 17th-century Jabreen, replete with Moorish arches and turrets. Return transport, Jabreen admission, and lunch in Bahla is included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.00 USD
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$72.00 USD
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Wahiba Sands and Wadi Bani Khalid Desert Safari

Just outside the fashionable capital of Oman, a desert safari awaits. Tackle the ruggedest terrain in a sturdy 4x4 as you cruise between sights with a local guide, getting access to hidden corners of the stunning landscape. Get a first-hand look at the fabled white dunes of the Wahiba Sands, home to Bedouin tribes. Then hop into the Wadi Bani Khaled, a watery desert oasis, for a refreshing dip.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00 USD
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$60.00 USD
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PRIVATE HALF DAY MUSCAT CITY TOUR (4 HOURS)

Start your tour with Grand mosque of Oman, the Mosque of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said one of the land marks of Oman Last Minute (open daily between 0800-1100 Hrs. except Fridays/holidays) this mosque was open 4th of May 2001Dress code: Women should wear attire covering their arms and legs and should cover their headwith scarf. Men should wear normal shirt and trousers), Next Visit will be Mutrah, Visit Fish and vegetable Market From there visit Mutrah Souq, Oman's largest Traditional Souq. Continue your trip to visit old Muscat and see the Al Alam Palace have little walk in the palace yard continue your walk behind the palace to see the twin Forts of Jalali and Mirani, been built in 16th century by Portuguese. From there visit Bait Al Zubair Museum for a fine display of Omani culture and history. End of Tour
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.00 USD
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$51.00 USD
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Muscat City Tour -Half-Day- Mystic Muscat

Experience the highlights of Muscat on a half-day private tour. With a local guide, visit important sites and landmarks such as Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, the Amouage perfume factory, Muttrah (the city’s old commercial center), Al Alam Palace, Fort Al-Mirani, and more. You will also enjoy views of the Shangri-La fjords and the mountains near Jebel Sifah along the way.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00 USD
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The North & Nakhl Half Day Tour from Muscat

Nakhl Fort is one of north Oman’s most impressive, but difficult to reach alone without car hire or haggling with cabs, especially if time is short. Avoid all the effort with a half-day tour to Nakhl from Muscat. Admire the mountain scenery and listen to audio commentary en route, and on arrival, explore the fort’s interior and visit the nearby Al Thowarah hot springs; all in a hassle-free afternoon.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.50 USD
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Private Day Trip of Oman's Wadis from Muscat

Many of Oman’s ‘wadis’ (river gorges) lie near Muscat, but are hard to reach without a rental 4x4 and careful planning. This private full-day tour delivers: taking you to several wadis to enjoy their scenery and pools while ensuring you don’t get lost. See Wadi Dayqah Dam or Wadi Al Arbiyeen, and walk and swim at Wadi Shab and Tiwi all as your guide sheds light on rural Omani life.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$467.00 USD
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$467.00 USD
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Full-Day Omani Grand Canyon 4WD Tour

Visiting Oman’s highest mountain, Jebel Shams, from Muscat involves a steep journey not ideal for inexperienced off-road drivers. With this private tour, a driver-guide masters the mountain trails, so you can focus on the scenery and views from the summit over what’s known as Arabia’s ‘Grand Canyon.’ Plus, with a driver to efficiently manage the terrain, there’s time to visit Nizwa and remote villages on route.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$425.00 USD
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$425.00 USD
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Private Tour: Nakhl and Rustaq Forts and Hot Water Springs from Muscat

Oman’s hill forts more than justify a guided 4x4 tour: freeing you from driving across what can be rough terrain and letting you focus on the forts’ beauty, history, and surrounding scenery. This private tour from Muscat delivers: whisking you to 17th-century Nakhal Fort, up to the Ain Towarah hot springs, and then to Rustaq Fort. Hotel or port pickup and drop-off, lunch, and entry fees are included.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$420.00 USD
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$420.00 USD
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Jabl Shams with Nizwa for tours and sightseeing

Visiting Oman's Jebel Shams mountain and Wadi Ghul, nicknamed the ‘Grand Canyon,' means driving off-road—not recommended for visitors unfamiliar with the terrain. This private tour from Muscat provides an answer: with a driver-guide to manage the trails and navigation. Visit the old capital of Nizwa and marvel at the canyon landscapes of Wadi Ghul before a picnic lunch on Shams, Oman’s highest peak. Includes hotel, airport, or port transfers.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00 USD
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Nizwa , Bahla and Jabrin fort for cultural tours

Get out of the city and visit Oman’s forts on this full-day tour. Depart from your Muscat hotel or port in a private vehicle with a driver-guide and make your way to Nizwa. Visit the town’s fort and admire the views before descending into the lively Nizwa Souq. Stop in the town of Bahla and at Jabrin Fort.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00 USD
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$80.00 USD
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Private Inspiring Interior Tour of Nizwa Souq and Fort, Bahla Fort and Jabrin Fort

Without a hire car, visiting the historical forts of Oman’s interior is near-impossible in a day. This private full-day excursion from Muscat makes it easy: whisking you along mountain-framed roads to admire Nizwa, Jabreen, and Bahla Fort without you needing to rent a vehicle or find the way alone. Plus, you get a guide to bring the forts alive and return transport from Muscat hotels or port for extra convenience.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$415.00 USD
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$415.00 USD
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Nizwa , Bahla and Jabrin fort (tours and sightseeing)

Get out of the city and see the cultural sights outside of Muscat on this full-day tour. Depart from your Muscat hotel or port in a private vehicle with a driver-guide and make your way through the Hajar Mountains to the town of Nizwa. Take in the views from the Nizwa Fort and stroll through the stands at the Nizwa Souq. Pause in the town of Bahla before continuing to see Jebrin Castle.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00 USD
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Private Fascinating Fort Tour from Muscat

Explore three of Oman’s historic forts. Head first to the seaside town of Burka, with small souks and fort that sits near the shore. From there, enjoy a stop at Nakhl, home to a mineral rich natural hot spring as well as a pre-Islamic fort. Before heading back to Muscat, stop for a photo at one more ancient fort—this one in Rustaq.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$413.50 USD
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$413.50 USD
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PRIVATE HALF DAY MUSCAT CITY TOUR PRICE UP TO 2 PERSON

Start your tour with Grand mosque of Oman, the Mosque of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said one of the land marks of Oman Last Minute (open daily between 0800-1100 Hrs. except Fridays/holidays) This Mosque was open 4th of May 2001, Dress code: Women should wear attire covering their arms and legs and should cover their headWith scarf. Men should wear normal shirt and trousers), Next Visit will be Mutrah, Visit Fish and vegetable Souqs From there visit Mutrah Market Oman's largest Traditional Souq . Continue to visit old Muscat and see the Al Alam Palace have little walk in the palace yard continue your walk behind the palace to see the twin Forts of Jalali and Mirani, been build in 16th century by Portuguese us the most famous among Muscat tours. Visit Bait Al Zubair Museum for a fine display of Omani culture and history. End of Tour.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$94.00 USD
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$94.00 USD
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Muscat City Tour and Seafood Lunch

Get an insider’s tour to Muscat’s top cultural sights, with informative commentary from your own private guide. Entrance fees and hotel transfers are included, leaving you free to take in Oman’s main attractions. Go inside the Grand Mosque and get a peek at the world’s largest carpet. Learn about the country’s rich heritage with an in-depth visit to the Bait al Zubair museum, followed by a waterfront drive and savory seafood lunch.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$178.00 USD
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$178.00 USD
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Best of Muscat City Tour

Discover the best of Muscat on this guided, 5-hour tour. Visit the most popular locations in this, the capital and largest metropolitan city of Oman. Visit places like the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Royal Opera House Muscat, Qurum Beach, the Mutrah Fish Market, and much more, including a scenic boat cruise.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$176.00 USD
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$176.00 USD
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Private Full Day City Tour: Nizwa History and Culture

Exploring Oman’s interior is difficult without hiring a car. Avoid the hassle and concentrate on the sights on this private Nizwa day trip from Muscat. Enjoy the mountain views from your 4x4 on route to Nizwa, and experience the town's fort, souk, and a 'halwa' (sweet) tasting with a guide providing commentary. Visits to Jabrin Fort, the pottery town of Bahla, plus lunch and convenient hotel drop-off cap your day.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$418.00 USD
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$418.00 USD
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Bahla Fort - Explore the History of Oman

Explore the history of Oman visiting Nizwa historical city with a tour guide who will let you know all about culture and tradition Visit to Bahla city & Jabreen castle , Nizwa souk & Nizwa fort
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.00 USD
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$129.00 USD
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Full-Day Guided Jebel Akhdar Tour From Muscat

Stand atop Jebel Akhdar, Oman’s ‘Green Mountain,’ without having to negotiate mountain roads by yourself, on this private full-day tour from Muscat. With a driver-guide to handle the steep drives and explain the sights, visit the summit plateau's rim to marvel at the views over the rocky ravines, hamlets, and terraced orchards below. Plus, stop to visit Nizwa, a ‘wadi’ gorge, UNESCO-listed Birkat al Mouz, and more.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$425.00 USD
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$425.00 USD
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Muscat At A Glance

Main Attractions are as follows visiting the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque (visiting inside the mosque is allowed until 11:00 AM - excluding on Fridays, whole day is restricted to visit inside the mosque. The guest can have a photo stop on all Fridays and other day if reaching after 11:00 Am) , Al Alam Palace (Photo stop in front in one of the palace of the Ruler of Sultanate of Oman, Bait Al Zubair Museum, Jalali & Mirani (The Portugese forts) & Mutrah souq (Where you can bargain with the local shopkeepers to but memorable items & souvenirs.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$180.00 USD
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$180.00 USD
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Nizwa and Jabrin day trip (Fr, It, Sp, Ge speaking guide on request)

Nizwa holds significant historical and cultural significance to Oman as the birthplace of Islam in the sultanate as well as its former capital. ​Nizwa is home to a variety of scenic oases, valleys (Wadis) and beautiful villages. This old capital boasts a 17th Century Round Tower Fort, the magnificent Jabrin Castle, the untouched ruins of its old settlements, and Bahla Fort, part of the UNESCO Worldwide Cultural Heritage.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$267.60 USD
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$267.60 USD
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Full-Day Private Tour of Nizwa From Muscat

Our Omani locals expert guide will take you deep into the Omani culture, we will make your trip very unique and an experience to remember.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$450.00 USD
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$450.00 USD
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Half Day Tour in Muscat (Fr, It, Sp, Ge speaking guide on request)

This half-day tour in the city starts in the morning taking you to the enlightening Sultan Qaboos Grande Mosque, experience Oman through time at the Natural History Museum, a trip to the Traditional Markets (Souks) at the Muttrah known for its Gold, Silver and Wooden Adornments and finally a walk around the Old Town of Muscat including a visit to the Al Alam Palace and16th Century Forts, Jalali and Mirani.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$102.00 USD
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$102.00 USD
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