Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Muscat City Sightseeing Trips

From the moment you start your Muscat trip you will be mesmerised by the majesty and beauty of Muscat. Sit back, relax and take in the stunning scenery and mountainous backdrop. The tour begins by driving through the beautiful embassy quarter of Muscat en route to Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. Visit the mosque, a religious landmark of Muscat and splendor of unique Islamic architecture (Islamic dress code to be observed).
Next you will drive to Muttrah, a delightful quarter of Muscat. Step into the fish market, stroll along the Corniche to admire the beautiful merchant houses and experience the shopping in the busy souk, well known for its silver craft shops, perfumes, souvenirs and much more to buy.
The tour continues east along the Corniche to Muttrah (Old Muscat). Here you will visit the charming Bait al Zubair, a private museum housing traditional Omani items reflecting the country’s rich heritage. Nearby is His Majesty Sultan Qaboos’s Al Alam Royal Palace protected in the bay by the famous twin forts of Jalali and Mirani, rebuilt by the Portuguese around 1558, then you will be taken back to the hotel. 



Tour includes:
- Pick up services from your hotel & return.
- All transfers by an air-conditioned coach.
- English speaking driver during the tours.
- Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
- All taxes & service charge.

Price excludes:
- Any extras not mentioned above
- Personal expenses and Tipping 

Sunset Dhow Cruise Trips in Muscat

Join us for Muscat memorable sunset cruise, this tour creates the perfect atmosphere for a relaxing, tranquil evening on the ocean. Your tropical sunset at sea will be highlighted by spectacular views of some of Muscat most pristine coastline. Toast the end of another perfect day in paradise as you watch the sun slowly disappear beyond the horizon. Watch the hills of Muscat disappear with the setting sun, to be backlit by glittering starlight or the light of a glorious moon. There is nothing more romantic than a sunset sail so book yours today. 



Tour includes:
- Pick up services from your hotel & return.
- All transfers by an air-conditioned coach.
- English speaking driver during transfers.
- Cruise fees & One Soft drink.
- All taxes & service charge.

Price excludes:
- Any extras not mentioned above
- Personal expenses and Tipping 

 By Egypt Travel Gate

Barka, Nakhal & Rustaq From Muscat

Drive to Barka to visit fish market and witness local people how they barter fresh catch fish. Proceed to visit Rustaq South Al Batinah region, surrounded by the central Al Hajir mountain range and an abundance of date palm groves and Aflaj.
Rustaq is an area of healing warm springs, the most notable being Ain al Kasafa. Its waters runs at 45°C and are regarded as a cure for rheumatism and skin diseases due to its sulphur content.
You will also stop at Nakhal derived from "Nakheel" which means "date palm" in Arabic language, famous for its fort situated at the base of Jebel Akhdar, it is one of the most magnificent forts in Oman and one of the most popular ones to visit after Nizwa Fort.
Proceed to the Al Thowara Oasis famous for its natural springs where you will enjoy a picnic lunch in the shade of the palm trees Return to Muscat early evening. 



Tour includes:
- Pick up services from your hotel & return.
- All transfers by an air-conditioned 4x4 cars.
- English speaking driver during the tours.
- Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
- Picnic Lunch is included.
- All taxes & service charge.

Price excludes:
- Any extras not mentioned above
- Personal expenses and Tipping 

 By Egypt Travel Gate