Firstly visit Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque which has one of the biggest 1 piece handmade Iranian carpets in the world weighing 21 tons and can accommodate up to 20,000 worshippers. The interior walls are made of Carrara marbles.
Notes: Grand Mosque is open from Saturday to Thursday from 0800 hrs to 1100 hrs only. Ladies visiting the mosque are required to cover their head and not wear shorts, beach wear or sleeveless outfits.
Drive to Old Muscat (where guests can see the Al Alam Palace, the official palace of His Majesty and also Jalali Fort & Mirani Fort). Then visit the Muttrah Souq in the heart of Muscat is a traditional market where guests can find fine souvenirs of local handicrafts from Oman. Enjoy the mixed smells of frankincense, perfume oils, fresh jasmine and spices as you stroll along the narrow alleys.
The tour includes the National Museum of Oman, located in front of Alam Palace, which provides the knowledge, culture, life, and history of Oman.
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