One of the world’s great ports since Ancient Rome
Muscat has been renowned as one of the world’s great ports since Ancient Rome. Journey through time at the breathtaking Al Jalali and Al Mirani forts, bustling souk, Sultan Qaboos Mosque and Beit Al Zubair museum. Then treat yourself to the timeless natural fragrances of the exclusive Amouage perfumery.
Enjoy cruising in Muscat with MSC Lirica. MSC Lirica is the perfect floating resort from which to explore this very special part of the world. Welcomed with traditional Italian hospitality, you’ll be treated like a sultan, surrounded by precious natural materials in creative designer interiors, cosseted in comfort and delighted by world-class leisure facilities and entertainment. Returning from our varied excursions, dining on superb Italian and international cuisine in four different restaurants, soaking up the atmosphere of the Lord Nelson Pub, chilling to the music in the Beverly Hills bar or dancing your heart out in the Blue Club Discotheque, these beautifully-conceived eight to twenty-day cruises will bring you an unforgettable experience of Arabia.
Port average temperature
Muscat features a hot, arid climate with long and very hot summers and warm "winters". Annual rainfall in Muscat is about 10 cm (4 in), falling mostly in March. In general precipitation is scarce in Muscat, with several months on average seeing only a trace of rainfall. The climate generally is very hot, with temperatures reaching as high as 49°C (129°F) in the summer.
The temperate figures shown are based on monthly average weather conditions for the selected port. Weather data is not real-time, and sometimes no data is shown for a specific date, month or port in general.