Known as the jewel of Arabia, the Omani capital is a visual delight to explore, with historical attractions and fine Arabian architecture set against the backdrop of the snow-capped Hajar Mountains. Glitzy yachts may grace Muscats slick waterfront, but just a few strides away lies its winding alleyways, home to atmospheric souks (markets) and medieval forts that beg to be explored.
Explore the traditional capital of Oman on board a traditional open top double decker bus and take in the majestic views of Muttrah Corniche and the old quarter. Highlights of the tour areAl Jalali Fort Al Alam Palace Royal Opera House Churches & Temples Riyam Monument Muttrah Suq.
With your ticket, you can remain on the bus for an entire loop (roughly 1.45 hours) as you listen to the informative audio commentary, or you can hop on and off at any of the 8 stops around the city to explore Muscats enchanting delights.
You can hop on and off at any of the stops to explore on your own. Buses run at regular intervals so re-joining the tour is easy and convenient. Your hop on hop off ticket is valid for 1 day or 2 days, including unlimited rides per loop during hours of operation.
Muscat Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Stops (Duration 1-hour 45 minutes):
- Muttrah Souk
- Churches and Temples
- Central Business District
- Parliament Building
- Muscat Marina Views
- Al Alam Palace
- Mirani Fort and Harbour
- Al Bahri Road (Corniche)
- Mutrah Suq