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Things to Do in Muscat

Here are the things to do in Muscat:
  • Go Scuba diving and snorkeling in the waters off the coast of Oman that are teeming with marine life. Bander Khayran and Damaniyat Islands offer the best diving sites for adventure seekers.
  • Take a long walk along the seaside at the Corniche and be rewarded with serene views of the sea as well as the beautiful Al-Lawatiya Mosque.
  • Take a deep breath and catch a whiff of the most exquisite perfume in the world at the Amouage Perfume factory.
  • Indulge yourself with delicious Omani food at the Kargeen Restaurant and be treated to a Bedouin camp setting with sizzling kebabs and sheeshas (hookah).
  • Kick up an adrenaline storm by going Dune Bashing and Sand Boarding in the Wahiba Sands, a few hours’ drive from Muscat.
  • Visit the Muttrah Souq and indulge in shopping and buy some exotic items that can only be found in the bazaars of the Middle East – antique silver jewelry, dry fruits, spices, frankincense and beautiful scarves, to name a few.
  • Take a boat trip on the Sea of Oman and catch a glimpse of the bottlenose and spinner dolphins engage in playful antics.
  • Head to Wadi Shab and see the stunning canyons and emerald green waters in this beautiful rugged valley that is amongst the most popular tourist destinations in Oman.
Here are the things to do in Muscat:
  • Go Scuba diving and snorkeling in the waters off the coast of Oman that are teeming with marine life. Bander Khayr...

Free Things to Do In MUSCAT

  • Check out the towering Al-Mirani Fort, built in the 16th century by the Portuguese and later captured by the Turkish Empire in 1552.  
  • From the deserts to the city, Muscat offers myriad photo opportunities for the photographer in you. 
  • Take a walking backpack tour from Mutrah to Muscat and revel in the unique aspects of the city.  
  • A walking tour of the Old Town area of Muscat will bring y...

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