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We are back from our cruise.

We were appointed at 10.a.m. at the gate of the Mascat port.

The gate is a door with 1 meter in width!

We were there at 9:45 a.m.. We wait until 10:45, look around, ask everybody, especially all 4WD drivers. Around 50 Taxis and other 4WD companies stayed there, waiting for customers.

But nobody from Oman Day Tours. Nobody at the phone, also a local tried to reach them. No answer on our mail.

Later on they answerd to my Mail and claim, a driver was waiting there. But, after more than 70 visited cruiseports we´re not too stupid to find a driver at a port gate.

 

Well booking experience - No driver at the meetingpoint - Never again!

He would have been there... Muscat has 2 gates.

The taxis are at the first. The buses at the second.

We know because we almost ended up like you.thankfully a taxi driver who spoke good English put us straight.

Our bus driver was ready to go too

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Hi anyone interested in doing the half day city tour when Vision of the seas docks in Muscat 15 March? Oman day tours have quoted us $80 each for 2 adults but if more join it becomes cheaper. Thanks

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Hi

We will be in Oman on the Constellation Friday 6 March and looking at doing a half day Muscat tour in an A.c vehicle with Oman Day Tours who seem to come highly recommended .

 

Is anyone interested in joining us? I'm not very good at using Cruise Critic. You can contact me at lynne underscore bowes at yahoo dot com dot au

 

Cheers

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Hi

 

We will be in Oman on the Constellation Friday 6 March and looking at doing a half day Muscat tour in an A.c vehicle with Oman Day Tours who seem to come highly recommended .

 

 

 

Is anyone interested in joining us? I'm not very good at using Cruise Critic. You can contact me at lynne underscore bowes at yahoo dot com dot au

 

 

 

Cheers

 

 

 

I suggest you post in the Roll Call for your cruise, you are more likely to get responses there.

 

 

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I suggest you post in the Roll Call for your cruise, you are more likely to get responses there.

 

 

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Thanks will try to post on Roll Call!

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We just returned from Muscat, Oman (Celebrity Constellation - November 2017) where we used Sunshine Tours. Mohammed organized the half day tour and Ibrahim was our guide and driver. It was an excellent tour and we highly recommend them. Ibrahim was flexible, friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and provided a great experience. It was obvious he loved his country and city. We always try to use local tour companies and have visited over 130 countries and this was one of the best tours we've experienced.

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A second recommendation for Sunshine Tours. We used them last year in Muscat and they were excellent. Did a wadi tour, Beach and mosque in 4 wheel drive.

Our guide was amazing.

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We are also using Sunshine for our visit in April. They get very nice reviews and I appreciated the personalized informative responses I have received from them. I had also communicated with Oman Day Tours. Both companies have great reviews.

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I have been dealing with Oman Day Tours for our upcoming Nautica cruise. We wanted to get out of Muscat and it is hard to know what is possible when you don't know the area. Oman Day Tours were excellent to deal with initially on the web. Their live chat was very helpful. Lobna and Sarah did a great job of guiding me through my choices and answering my myriad of questions. We finally settled for the half day tour of Nakhl Rustaq and then we have been able to add in two hour tour of Muscat. We were sad we didn't have time to go on a full day tour to Nizwa (the ships are not always in the ports long enough!) but what Oman Day Tours has put together looks to be an interesting tour giving us a real sense of Oman rather than just looking at Muscat. Their prices are good and their communication by email was answered promptly. The only criticism is that I sometimes had to ask more than once to get the full details of the information I was needing in order to make a decision. Overall I would rate them very highly for their patience and their emphasis on working through the choices with me, and then delivering the best option possible that met what I wanted to see, within the timeframe we will have in Muscat. Well done.

 

 

Graeme and Querida

 

Hi from the UK! we are planning to spend 6 hours, 1000 - 1600 hrs, in Muscat on Friday 23 Novemeber whiclst cruising with Celebrity and I am much encouraged by your comments on Oman Day Tours. Did it all work out as well as you hoped? We are planning to get out of Muyscat for that time and to attempt to get to Nizwa if at all possible! My home email address is revnickbell@gmail.com and my Criuse Critic name is NickoB. Manmy thanks and all good wishes, Nick Bell

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Graeme and Querida

 

Hi from the UK! we are planning to spend 6 hours, 1000 - 1600 hrs, in Muscat on Friday 23 Novemeber whiclst cruising with Celebrity and I am much encouraged by your comments on Oman Day Tours. Did it all work out as well as you hoped? We are planning to get out of Muyscat for that time and to attempt to get to Nizwa if at all possible! My home email address is revnickbell@gmail.com and my Criuse Critic name is NickoB. Manmy thanks and all good wishes, Nick Bell

 

 

Unless a trip to Nizwa (really nice fort!) is offered as a ships tour, forget it. Nizwa as 170 km from the port. It takes AT LEAST 1.5 hrs in good traffic each way. Too much can go pear shaped on the road. As good as the roads are, traffic can be horrendous, especially the first 20 km around the port.

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We just returned from Muscat, Oman (Celebrity Constellation - November 2017) where we used Sunshine Tours. Mohammed organized the half day tour and Ibrahim was our guide and driver. It was an excellent tour and we highly recommend them. Ibrahim was flexible, friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and provided a great experience. It was obvious he loved his country and city. We always try to use local tour companies and have visited over 130 countries and this was one of the best tours we've experienced.

 

Hi! Greetings from U.K. We are doing the same trip this coming November. Your trip sounds good. Where did Ibrahim take you in the 6 hours that we have on shore? Many thanks!

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I had an excellent guide that I used for two days while in Oman. His name is Nasser. Lovely fellow with a comfortable vehicle. My contact info for him is nassermazrui39 at gmail.com.

Highly recommend.

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Hello,

We are arriving in Muscat on the Sea Princess at 8 am and departing at 5 pm 3rd June 2019 (world cruise).

We are looking at the Jebel shams day tour.

Would anyone like to join us.

Neil & Cheryl Muller

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We are Hilde and Colin Alter.  We are travelling on the Azamara Quest from October 31-December 10, 2019.  We are planning to book excursions with Oman Day Tours.

On the cruise from November 12-November 29,  We will book Wahabi Sands and Wadi Bani Khalid Desert Safari, on the cruise from November 29-December 10, we will book Jabi Shams with Nizwa for tours and sightseeing for the December 1 full day and Muscat City Tour-Half Day-Mystic Muscat for December 2.  We are looking for another couple to join us on all or any of these adventures.  If you are interested you can contact me at hildealter at gmail dot com.

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On 12/3/2018 at 11:56 AM, Herb44 said:

We are Hilde and Colin Alter.  We are travelling on the Azamara Quest from October 31-December 10, 2019.  We are planning to book excursions with Oman Day Tours.

On the cruise from November 12-November 29,  We will book Wahabi Sands and Wadi Bani Khalid Desert Safari, on the cruise from November 29-December 10, we will book Jabi Shams with Nizwa for tours and sightseeing for the December 1 full day and Muscat City Tour-Half Day-Mystic Muscat for December 2.  We are looking for another couple to join us on all or any of these adventures.  If you are interested you can contact me at hildealter at gmail dot com.

 

Hilde, you might want to re-post this on the roll call for your specific cruise.

 

We used Oman Day Tours on our recent Nautica cruise and were happy.

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14 minutes ago, RJ2002 said:

 

Hilde, you might want to re-post this on the roll call for your specific cruise.

 

We used Oman Day Tours on our recent Nautica cruise and were happy.

That is the plan.  We will be in Oman (Muscat) on two consecutive cruises and I will post on both of them.  thank you

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I am interested in using this company also, they have offered a reduction in price and a link to post here. Has anyone else had that experience? Do you know if this is a good company? 

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They have excellent reviews. I have contracted with the for the three days we are in Muscat on two separate cruises. I did not get any interest by posting on their website 

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