Your shopping tour includes a mixture of old and new Muscat. All the malls are fully air-conditioned, brightly lit and clean, have their own mix of shops, cafes, food courts and play areas for children.
Visit the famous Al Dhalam Souk, Oman’s largest indoor market located along the coast at Muttrah corniche. At the Souk, built in traditional style, you will find exquisite silver jewellery, intricately hand-made ‘Khanjars’ (daggers) and other handicrafts.
Capital Commercial Centre (CCC) is a supermarket and a mall combined which houses a small souk from where you can pick up a wide range of leather goods, trinkets and Omani silver handicrafts.
The Sabco Centre has multiple retail outlets and a traditional souk. The souk has numerous shops that sell silver jewellery, handicrafts and clothes range of silk rugs, wall hangings, table linen and cushion covers, fabulous gifts for your friends or your own home. If you have a sweet tooth, don’t forget to purchase some traditional Omani Halwa, a delicious treat made from Omani dates, rose water and cardamom.
For those scent lovers among you, tantalize your senses with a trip to the Amouage factory to discover the secrets behind the world’s most valuable perfume.
Finally, for a modern shopping experience Muscat City Centre is the first 'super-mall' in Oman. Newly expanded, it features a Carrefour hypermarket, Zara, Gap, Fat Face and Next as well as an array of coffee shops and eating places. Your Omani guide will take you to the best of the old and new shopping outlets in Muscat and help you bag a few bargains.