Tours in Muscat, Oman: Travel/Tourist Information Guide

Muscat is a wonderful city in Oman which has a lot to offer to its visitors. It is full with buildings and attractions that will satisfy the eye of every tourist. There are many things to be seen in Muscat and around it, so it is best if you book a tour to make sure that you do not miss anything. The local agencies offer a lot of choices, so it is up to you to decide where you want to go and what you want to see.

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For instance, a great tour that you can go on is around the city of Muscat. There are a lot of amazing things that you will see on this tour starting with the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. You will be amazed how beautiful the architecture of Muscat is, especially in the Old Town. In the Old Town, you will see the forts of Muscat - the Jalali and the Mirani fort. Another great thing that you will see is the Al Alam Palace and the Bait Al Zubair Museum. This is a great tour which lets you see the whole city of Muscat and some of its best attractions.

Another great tour that you can go on is the one that will take you to Nizwa, also known as the Old Capital. Here you will see the amazing Nizwa fort which was built in 1660. It is the largest fort among the Arabian peninsula. After the fort, you will visit the Nizwa Souq where you can buy a lot of amazing things. After that, you will visit the Jabrin Castle which was built in 1670. It used to be the learning centre and it is famous for is wall and ceiling murals.

And last but not least, a great tour that you can go on would be to some of the wadis near Muscat. One wadi that is a must visit is Wadi Shab which is the most beautiful one. This wadi gives the opportunity to swim in its crystal waters and through marvellous caves. Another great Wadi is the Wahiba Sands through which you will drive with a sports vehicle. And the last great wadi (keep in mind that there are more) is Wadi Bani Khalid where you can also take a long swim in its deep, cool pools.