Big Bus Tours: Muscat Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

Big Bus Tours: Muscat Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

Muscat, Oman

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  • Explore Muscat, over one route with different stops.
  • The tours feature pre-recorded commentary in 6 language.
  • Free Wi-Fi on board and free app!
  • Smartphone Voucher Accepted! (No need to print)


Muscat is the capital of Oman and a charming city full of culture and traditions. The city has numerous hidden treasures that can surprise anyone with its charm. The incredible artwork Mutrah Suq, which is one of the historic headquarter, defines the creativity hidden in the lap of Muscat. The city is surrounded by miraculous stunning mountain ranges and winding coastline. It makes the best venue to spend an ideal evening and rejoice with nature. Explore the Muscat through the Big Bus tour package and avail the opportunity to go for the combo pack that includes Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the list.


Hop on the Big Bus Tour on the way to Muscat and get ready to dive into the world of fascinating history. Prepare yourself for experiencing the 16th century life of Muscat wrapped with modern architecture. Start the trip by rolling your eyes all over the Mutrah Fort built by the Portuguese. The Imperial Fort is a light on the edge of a cliff giving a view of Oman’s biggest seaports. After gliding from the fort, the tour moves towards the Royal Opera House, National Museum, and bright gold and blue Al Alam Palace.
While giving your eyes the look of beautiful scenes, don’t forget to think about your hungry stomach. The bus stops a few of the very famous eateries near Ruwi district, and there you grab the chance to taste the delicious Indian food. Gear up yourself for viewing the next outstanding architecture the Old Quarter, which is Muscat’s old neighborhood and home to 16th century forts. Don’t forget to stream up the years-old city walls reminding of 500 years old stories and step into the cultural museum Bait Al Zubair.
The Big Bus tour is left with many more things for the evenings - March towards lively Mutrah Corniche for enjoying the beautiful sunset over the 3 km deck. You will have a fantastic view of lined fountains surrounding the deck and well-maintained gardens where you can roam around. Make sure to uplift your eyes towards international as well as traditional restaurants and cafes and do taste the delicacies there.
After spending a beautiful day and an evening in the lap of Muscat, prepare yourself for the next morning. The Big Bus tour will give you a chance to greet yourself for stepping towards the Qurum Beach of Muscat, which is a lively place to spend a day.
Still waiting to view something more of Oman, visit the Qurum National Park and spend a day with your fellow mates making up for a picnic. Patch up with the Sultan’s Rose Garden and enjoy the City’s Amphitheatre. Your bus tour will take you to some of the lovely places for shopaholics. Visit the huge popular malls showcasing designer wallop and regular old markets where your haggling can work for you. Experience the famous Oman Avenues Mall and Muscat Grand Mall that owes the lifestyle of Muscat.


Red Loop - (Cruise Day):
First Bus: 9:00am, Last Bus: 5:00pm
Full Circuit Time: 1 Hour & 45 Minutes (approx.)
Bus Frequency: Every 30 minutes.
Departure Location: Stop #1: Mutrah Suq
On non-cruise ship days we operate two panoramic (non hop-on, hop-off) tours per day, departing at 10:00am or 3:00pm.


Discover Ticket

  • 24-Hours Hop-on, Hop-off Ticket
  • Pre-recorded commentary in 6 languages (English, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Spanish)
  • 1 Comprehensive Route

Essential Ticket

  • 48-Hours Hop-on, Hop-off Ticket
  • Pre-recorded commentary in 6 languages (English, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Spanish)
  • Free Walking Tour
  • 1 Comprehensive Route


  • Entrance Fees (Unless specified)
  • Hotel Transfers
  • Meals

Redemption Info

You can board the bus at any stop.
Show the Mobile/ Printed ticket to the staff member at our bus stops, and you will receive a receipt that you will use to hop on the Big Bus.
This receipt is must throughout the validity period of your ticket.
A staff member of Big Bus Tours will check the code present on the ticket during bus boarding.
All vouchers will now be valid for 06 months from the date of purchase.
Mobile App: Customers are advised to download the "Big Bus Tours" app to see the most up to date bus stop locations, timings and live bus tracking.

Know Before You Go

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Onboard Wi-Fi: No
Pets Allowed: No
Multiday tickets can only be used on consecutive days.
Tours operate in all weather, rain or shine. Refunds due to weather will not be granted unless the service is suspended as a result of weather.
Disclaimer: Due to traffic issues, public holidays, weather conditions, cruise ship arrivals and unforeseen circumstances, there might be sudden changes in the route or on the schedule. In "normal times" Muscat is a busy city, especially during special events, summer holidays and at weekends. Traffic congestion and road closures - may cause delays, reduced frequency and changes to the route. We’ll do all we can to provide a smooth and frequent service!

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Cancellation Policy

No Cancellation Charges up to 24 hours before the chosen travel date. 100% cancellation fee applied within 24 hours of travel date.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is there a guide available on the Big Bus Muscat bus ?

A. No, a live guide will not be present on Muscat Big Bus tour, however, Big Bus Tours Muscat offers pre-recorded commentary in your choice of either English, Arabic, French, German, Italian & Spanish. The commentary is available through complimentary earphones that you will receive when you board the bus.

Q. What is the frequency of Muscat Big Bus , and what is the first stop?

A. The frequency of the tour is 1hour and 45 minutes approx. The bus will start from Stop#1 Mutrah Suq, however, this is a Hop-On-Hop-Off tour and you may Hop on and off to any stop in between the route.

Q. Are the Big Bus Muscat buses wheelchair / stroller accessible?

A. Yes, all of the Big Bus Muscat buses are wheelchair and stroller accessible. Every bus has a dedicated space for wheelchair and stroller on its lower deck. The upper deck on entire fleet is not accessible to the wheelchair or stroller.

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