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Muscat City and Wadi Shab Private Full Day Tour

In one day you will be able to see the most interesting places in Oman.You will visit the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Wadi Shab and the most beautiful lake Bimmah Sinkhole. The program is designed from 8 to 12 hours.Don't forget to bring sunscreen, water shoes,swimsuits and hats.

*Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque (Please use dress code)
*Opera House
*Wadi Shab is a very popular popular outdoor attraction in Oman for both locals and expats, and people go there for nature, to swim in the fresh water pools. The main attraction of the wadi is the waterfall in the cave, which you can reach after a roughly 40 mins hike and swimming in 2-3 pools.
*Bimmah Sinkhole
* Mutrah Souq
* Al Alam Palace

per adult from

$321

AUD

Duration

8 to 12 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • WiFi on board
    • Private transportation
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Sultan Qaboos St, Muscat 113 Oman

      Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is the main mosque in the Sultanate of Oman, showcasing traditional Arab architecture and insights on the Arab culture, featuring a huge, 20,000-piece library.

      A stunning building crafted from beautiful, white sandstone, the mosque has five minarets and a huge central dome – the surfaces of which are intricately decorated with classic geometric designs.

      The Mosque also features the second-largest hand-woven carpet in the world. Taking four years to be produced, it contains 1,700,000,000 knots and weighs 21 tonnes. Another major feature of the interior design is the chandelier above the praying hall – some 14 meters tall, it was manufactured by the lauded Italian chandelier maker, Faustig.

      Duration: 40 minutes

      Stop At: Royal Opera House, Al Kharijiyah Street, Muscat 113 Oman

      The Royal Opera House Muscat is Oman's premier venue for musical arts and culture. The opera house is located in Shati Al-Qurm district of Muscat on Sultan Qaboos Street. Built on the royal orders of Sultan Qaboos of Oman, the Royal Opera House reflects unique contemporary Omani architecture, and has a capacity to accommodate maximum of 1,100 people. The opera house complex consists of a concert theatre, auditorium, formal landscaped gardens, cultural market with retail, luxury restaurants and an art centre for musical, theatrical and operatic productions.

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Wadi Shab, 50km West of Sur, Sur 411 Oman

      The beautiful Wadi Shab is an extremely famous outdoor attraction for locals as well as expats in Oman. The beautiful wadi, surrounded by picturesque hills and date palms is something the whole family will love! A beautiful area in the wadi is the gorgeous waterfall inside one of the caves in the mountain. However, to reach there you will need to hike for about 40 minutes. The hike takes you through a beautiful but rugged path where you will see two to three pools where you can swim. You could even dive into the pools from the mountain cliffs! Alternatively, you could also jump into the pools from inside the cave. If you have time do so some more exploring, keep an eye out for some old houses which were once used to keep cattle.

      Duration: 2 hours

      Stop At: Bimmah Sinkhole, Hawiyat Najm Park, Muscat Oman

      Bimmah Sinkhole is a water-filled depression, structurally a sinkhole, in the limestone of eastern Muscat Governorate in the Sultanate of Oman. A lake of turquoise waters, it is 50 m by 70 m wide and approximately 20 m deep. It is only about 600 m away from the sea, between the coastal towns of Ḑibāb and Bimmah

      Duration: 40 minutes

      Stop At: Mutrah Souq, Al Bahri Rd Near Corniche Restaurant, 113 Oman

      Al Dhalam (Darkness in Arabic) Souq is the local name for the Muttrah Souq. The Muttrah Souq is perhaps one of the oldest marketplaces in the Arab world. It is located adjacent to the harbour of Muscat harbor and has seen immense trade in the age of sail, being strategically located on the way to India and China.[3] It has been named after darkness because of the crowded stalls and lanes where the sunrays do not infiltrate during the day and the shoppers need lamps to know their destinations. The name of the market has been drawn specifically from the part that extends from Al Lawatiya Mosque to Khour Bimba where the place is really full of stores and stalls and the narrow area of lanes does not allow the sunlight to enter. The market was a source of supply for Omanis where they can buy their needs in the 1960s when life requirements were simpler than today. Most of the goods were imported, in addition to local products like textiles, fruit, vegetables and dates.

      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Al Alam Palace, Waterfront Oman

      Al Alam Palace is the ceremonial palace of His Majesty the Sultan. The palace is located in the heart of the Old Muscat, it is surrounded by the Al Jalali and Al Mirani forts and will soon be facing the upcoming National Museum of Oman. Former Sultan’s used to live in a house called Bait Al Alam which was demolished in the early 70s to build this new Palace in its place to be the official residence of the Sultan of Oman.

      Duration: 30 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      We pick up from any hotel, Muscat International Airport or Port Sultan QaboosPorts
      • Port Sultan Qaboos
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
      • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
      • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English - Guide

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    15

    Organised by GidOman

    Activity ID: V-129578P8

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