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  • Local: Muscat, Oman
  • Duração: 4 horas (aproximadamente)
A partir de USD 35,13

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Avaliado por: Chantel P , Novembro 2015

A wonderful tour and a great guide Rasheed. Never felt rushed and had plenty of time to see everything listed. I highly recommend!

Avaliado por: SCHMIDT R , Julho 2015

This was a fantástico tour with a great guide. The car was air-conditioned and the driver/guide had a very good level of English, he was opened and willing to explain everything with great knowledge about Muscat, Oman and Islam in general. Worth every penny!

Avaliado por: ernest s , Março 2015

A little worried at first as our driver was a little late but. This soon faded as he did his very best to accommodate all the group and the various requests made - even allowing us extra time at the cultural centre in the Muscat Mosque. All in all a fantastic trip, we'll organised and offering great value for money would have no hesitation in recommending this trip - ran by local tour oriental tours, only pity is we don't have time to take further trips around Oman with the company on this visit perhaps next time we would have no problem using them once again to go further afield.

Avaliado por: Jacqui S , Abril 2014

I could not have asked for more on this tour. As I was on my own for the tour I was a bit anxious about it, but when we got going there were two lovely couples and me, and we all got on well. The guide was really lovely and knowledgable man. He had lived in Muscat and really knew and loved his city, so that the trip was full of interesting stories and information. We went to numerous locations including the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, which is beautiful. However we never felt rushed and his personal touch really made it an excellent tour. Wonderful value for money!

Avaliado por: Douglas K , Junho 2013

This is a great introduction to Muscat, the itinerary of this tour gives you a good insight to parts of Omani culture and also Muscat. We were the only ones on the tour and our guide Munil was friendly and well informed, he gave us a great insight to Oman and we especially enjoyed the Grand Mosque, a stunningly beautiful building. We got there early and as we were leaving the tourist buses were arriving. The drive to the Old Town was interesting and we enjoyed the walk through the Souk where there is a very good jewellery shop where you can get Oman necklaces made.
We booked this tour online and had difficulty confirming a pickup time as the office number was not answered and we ended up calling Orient Tours in Dubai who gave us a mobile number of Raju. I would recommend the mobile number is on their website and also included in the Viator contacts for this tour.

Avaliado por: timothy s , Março 2013

Our sightseeing tour was provided by Orient tours. Our guide Abdul aziz met us at a prearranged hotel promptly at 8 a.m and we were pleasantly surprised to find we were the only people booked on the trip. Abdul immediately drove us to the Grand Mosque where he was able to give us a detailed tour despite his rather faltering english. The reason for the early start became obvious after taking two hours to see the mosque - as we left we were met by about 24 coachloads of tourists coming in the opposite direction to see the mosque. We avoided seeing the fish market and then went to look around the Souk. Abdul showed us what was good value and after a coffee and bite to eat we were then taken to Muscat museum at Bait al Zubair which gave us an insight into Omani culture and history, the story of the boat 'Jewel of Muscat' and a worthwhile picture exhibition by various local and international artists as part of the Festival. Abdul was courteous and very helpful and it was a pity that we had arranged transport from the hotel back to our daughter's house at 13:30 as he would have taken us to see the royal palaces and any other sight we requested, but we ran out of time and even local Muscat people seem to get lost in the bewildering street and district system. We would thoroughly recommend this tour- very good value for money but opt for an early start to avoid the heat of the day.

Avaliado por: Klaus P , Novembro 2012

Everything was perfect. Guide was speaking very good English.

Avaliado por: julianabello , Outubro 2012

I was in Muscat for 4 days and three of them i was working, finally i got the chance to take the tour because i did not have to much time and to much money.
Rashid was our guide and he was quite open to answer all of our questions.
The city tour was amazing but the highlight of it was the Grand Mosque.

Avaliado por: Mrs C J W , Maio 2012

A very good tour for the first time vistor to Muscat. We saw most of the main sites and really gained a feel for the layout of the city and confidence to go around later by ourselves. We booked a group tour but there was just us and our really excellent guide Rashid.

Avaliado por: Michael S , Novembro 2011

An excellent tour and good value for money. The driver/guide, Rashid, was punctual, polite, informative and good company. The tour was comfortable and extremely interesting taking in the Grand Mosque, Muttrah markets and souq and Muscat including the royal palace and museum of Omani life. There was plenty of time to view it all.

Avaliado por: ROSALIND N , Abril 2011

Very interesting and well-planned day

Avaliado por: Andreas D , Fevereiro 2011

friendly and professional driver. mosque was fantastic,we could also visit the inside.this tour is a must in muscat.

Avaliado por: Anônimo , Outubro 2008

It's very hot, and we traveled during Ramadan which made things a little difficult. But the city tour itself was very good.

Avaliado por: XUEJIE R , Outubro 2016

This tour was amazing!

Avaliado por: Jason O , Novembro 2014

This tour makes for an interesting introduction to the historic city of Muscat. Our guide, Rasheed, was very affable and knowledgeable.

Avaliado por: cutenekko , Japan, Março 2014

Guide/driver was excellent. Always on time, very friendly and knowledgable. This tour started at the mosque before the bus loads of tourists visit, so it was really great to enjoy the Grand Mosque quietly.

Avaliado por: PATRICIA L , Janeiro 2014

Knowledgeable guide showing the highlights of Muscat and very willing to tailor the excursion to suit the participants interests

Avaliado por: Shayne E , Março 2012

The guide I had was very knowledgeable and flexible, we ended up spending more time in the mosque than he had intended. It is a great and economical way to see the city, especially considering taxi costs. I would definitely recommend it.

Avaliado por: Tania T , United Kingdom, Dezembro 2011

I had a lovely tour guide who took me around Muscat. The capital is tiny and only takes few hours to view, but the tour covers all the most popular sights.

Avaliado por: Sam F , United Kingdom, Abril 2009

Very knowledgeable driver guide who also allowed plenty of time to absorb our surroundings. Gave a great insight to what Muscat had to offer a tourist and allowed us to select our way around Muscat on our own during the following days.

Avaliado por: Allan H , Setembro 2012

Ok, but we would have liked to see the older parts of the city. Some of the facts that were given were a bit odd, for example, the carpet in the mosque was Persian. Yes, it was made with Persian fibre, but in the mosque itself by women. The souk was a waste of time, as it was just a cheap market and of no interest. However our guide was polite and well mannered. L

Avaliado por: Gareth M , Novembro 2012

It's just a taxi service really. No information, no guide. We were driven around and then dropped at the various sites being given no more information than the name of the building. If you're not looking for a guided tour it's OK.

Avaliado por: Anônimo , Outubro 2008

The trip needed more narrative, explanations of Omani life, history and culture.