Experience Muscat with us

Between the mountains and the sea, Muscat is a welcoming oasis from the desert landscape. A city built on tradition and values, where a warm welcome is forthcoming to those that embrace the culture. From Muscat, you can enjoy historical tours, off-the-beaten-path experiences and water-based activities, a perfect mix of the modern and ancient. Why not take coastal treks or desert safaris? Have a snorkel in the crystal-clear waters or enjoy high-octane water sports. Walk among the flower-scented parks or explore the old forts and museums. Sounds terrific, right? Be sure to dress appropriately, for it's just what you must do. That way, you'll be greeted with the rich and welcoming hospitality this city is known for. Embrace and enjoy.
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Our tips for Muscat

Take the hop-on hop-off tour: If you’re new to Muscat and Oman, then a hop-on hop-off bus tour is the perfect way to see the city. Get your bearings and discover the places to visit. You can always jump off if somewhere grabs your attention. Life’s a beach: Did you know that Muscat has some fabulous beaches. Yiti beach, a 40-minute drive away is well worth checking out. Or Khalouf beach south of Muscat is another worth searching for.

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Best time to visit
The best time is visit is during the winter months, December to March. It's much cooler during this time than the oppressive heat of summer. And there's little chance of rain during this time of year. Always a winner.
Getting around
Getting around Muscat isn’t really a problem. Pick from local bus services which have modern, air-conditioned buses. The bus stops are marked with red and white logos and they stop outside all major attractions. Remember you can always take the Muscat hop-on hop-off bus tours. Most taxis are red and white and metered. The orange one’s aren’t. You’ll need to fix the rate before you get in.
Did you know?
Impress your friends with these interesting tidbits of information: • Here’s one for bird watchers! Visit Oman and you can see birds from three continents. Asia, Europe, and Africa. Perhaps the best-kept secret on the world of bird watching has just been revealed. • You’ll be glad to hear that crime in Oman is virtually non-existent. • Oman is an oil producing country and it produces a whopping 900,000 barrels of oil a day! That’s a lot.

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