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Grand Mosque and Sultan Al Alam Palace Layover

Grand Mosque and Sultan Al Alam Palace Layover
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The Grand mosque: On 1992 His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Gave His Order to start building a Grand mosque to mark his 30 Years Of regions. A competition for the design Took place on 1993. On 1995 the Work started and Boucher was chosen to house this magnificent piece of Islamic Architecture. The Work was made by Carillion Alawi and it lasts for around 6 the mosque is considered the best well know attraction in Muscat, if you are planning a holiday in Oman and searching what to do in Muscat or what to do in Oman in general, the grand mosque should be top listed in your activities in Muscat. Sultan Al Alam Palace: The Palace is located near The Grand mosque just a walking distance between them. Al Alam Means Flag in Arabic.The Palace has a golden blue façade which is unique. Although the Sultan is not leaving there, visitors are not allowed to enter the Palace. The Palace is used for receiving VIP Visitors

Type Private Tour
Duration 2 Hours
Pickup time Anytime



Fun to do
Suitable for babies
Suitable for old people


If you have a Short Layover in Muscat and no time to book Muscat day Tour, this is the Perfect tour to book. This Short tour gives you the Chance to explore one of the most beautiful Pieces of Islamic architecture which is the Grand Mosque. After our guide pickup you from the airport, Board one of our modern Air Conditioned Vehicle. Just 15 minutes from the Airport and you will reach Bousher where the mosque is located. Now your guide will show you the magnificent Mosque which is registered in gunnies record for its Carpet and Chandelier. The Mosque was built with 300,000 tonnes of Indian Lime Stone .the Main Prayer is a breath taking Rich. The mosque can Hold 6,500 Worshipper in the men area and 750 in Woman Area with a space outside also can be used During Pray giving the total of 20,000 Worshipper. The Mosque Houses the world Second Largest hand woven carpet. The carpet has 1,700,000,000 knots, weighs 21 tonnes. The Chandelier is about 14 meters and it contains Thousands of lamps. Just a walking distance you can reach the Sultan Al Alam Palace another unique Piece of Art. Now have the chance for taking Photos before your guide Drive you back to the Airport to catch your Flight


In the price

  • transfer_within_a_station Transfers
  • filter_drama A/C Vehicle
  • drive_eta Saloon Vehicle
  • record_voice_over Guide



  • Visa Entry
  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature


Saloon Vehicle (1 ~ 3) Travelers

Number of persons 1 Person 2 Persons 3 Persons
Cost per person 150.00 USD 80.00 USD 70.00 USD


Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid until the end of December 2026, except during Easter, Christmas and New Year's holidays.

Children Policy

  • 0 ~ 4 Years free of charge
  • 4 ~ 12 Years 50% discount
  • 12+ pay full price as per adult
  • If your sightseeing tours include domestic flights, tickets or ferry boat, an extra supplement for your child may apply
  • Children Policy for 4 years and puls, is not apply for tours that require tickets. ex: Dolphin watching

Payment Policy

Reservations should be made as early as possible to book your desired Oman tour, spaces will be secured upon receiving a confirmation from the guest, and for tour packages, the required deposit is 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits: (PayPal - Bank Transfer - Western Union - Online Payment).

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You need to have a valid passport at least 6 months beyond your scheduled return date to enter Oman. The cost of single entry visa is OMR5 (around £8) for 10 days obtained upon arrival at the airport. For more info on entry visa to Oman please check with the Oman consulate or embassy at your country.


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