Bahrain is a nation in Middle East comprising more than 30 islands in the Arabian Gulf, has been at the center of major trade routes since antiquity. Like an oyster, Bahrain has a rough exterior that takes some prising open, but it’s always worth the effort. Nowadays the country has its own Formula 1 grand prix, a growing art and foodie scene frequented by Manama’s sizable expat population, and all the hallmarks of wealth, modern Arabian style.
Best Time to Visit
There is no specific season or time of year that is preferable for visiting Bahrain (based purely on the weather). Depending on what activities you are planning to partake in, the decisions you make may determine what time of year is best for your visit. Many people come for the Formula 1 during late March or April. The winter months of November to February are also the best time to travel Bahrain. So, book your Bahrain Tour Packages and explore the beauty of Bahrain.
Best Bahrain Tour Packages
1. Bahrain History Tour
In this tour you will explore the history of Bahrain by visiting Bait Al Quran, Al Fateh Grand Mosque, Bahrain National Museum, photo stop at Bahrain World Trade Centre and visit the King Fahad Causeway. Opened in 1986, this remarkable 25km feat of engineering links Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. It is one of the most expensive bridges in the world. The causeway traverses Um Al Nasan Island, which is sanctuary for wildlife and at the halfway point there is a facility area, including a tower restaurant, which you can visit even if you don’t travel the whole distance to Saudi Arabia. Much more in tour package..
2. Al Jasra Handicrafts Centre & Bahrain Fort Museum Tour
Visit Al Jasra Handicrafts Centre that is located close to Al Jasra House and is worth visiting as it offers varieties of homemade handicraft. Visit Bahrain Fort Museum. The museum is worth visiting which is located on the northeast part of the Bahrain fort. Much more in tour package..
3. Bab Al Bahrain Souq & Al Fateh Grand Mosque Tour
No visit to Bahrain would be complete without a trip to the souq. This shopping paradise houses shops trading all types of commodities. Travelers can choose their favorite items from the wide collection of fabrics, ornaments, spices, souvenirs, handicrafts, dry fruits, sweets and toffee and luxurious cosmetic items. Visit Al Fateh Grand Mosque. Set against a backdrop of palm trees and the sea, the Grand Mosque strikes a beautiful picture. With its exquisite Bahraini architecture, crowned by the world’s largest fiberglass dome and blessed with tranquility reserved for the holiest of holy places, the Grand Mosque truly lives up to its name. Though non-Muslim visitors are welcome, it is important to dress modestly, cover your head (for women) and take your shoes off before entering. Much more in tour package..
4. Bahrain Flora & Fauna Tour
Visit the Jebel Aldhukan, Al Areen wild Life , Bahrain International Circuit for Photo Stop, First oil well and Tree of Life. Much more in tour package..
5. Arad Fort & Muharraq Souq
Visit Arad Fort is a 15th century fort in Arad area in Muharraq. Arad Fort was built in the typical style of Islamic forts during the 15th century, before the Portuguese invasion of Bahrain in 1622 A.D. This fort is one of the compact defensive forts in Bahrain. Visit Muharraq Souq, Smaller than Manama Souq, the Muharraq souq offers a wide range of merchandise and famed sweet shops. The oldest section of the souq, Al Qaisariya, offers a charming shopping experience. Souq Al Qaisariya is an integral component of the “Pearling; a testimony of an Island Economy” (UNESCO World Heritage Site). The tour ends with a visit to a Traditional Coffee Shop. Much more in tour package..