Half Day Private Tour: Desert Delights From Manama

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Departure Time :
    9am Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local s.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel in Manama
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Join this 4-hour tourbeginningat 9am, and travel on a journey that takes you back to 1812. VisitSheikh Salman Bin Ahmed Al-Fatih Fort, the very first oil well,oil museum and theTree of Life.

Highlights

  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • All entrance fees included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Know More about this tour

You English-speaking guide will pick you up at your hotel at 9am, and take you firsttoSheikh Salman Bin Ahmed Al-Fatih Fort. Built in1812, the spectacular fort sits at a high vantage point overlooking the surrounding desert.

Next you'll visit thefirst oil well where Bahrain's oil industry began more than 70 years ago. People are often surprised to learn that Bahrain was pumping oil years before Saudi Arabia began its own search for black gold. In fact, Standard Oil, of California, formed the Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) in 1929, and Bahrain's first well was studded in October 1931, with oil found the following year at Jebel Dukhan, or Smokey Mountain. "Well Number 1," now a landmark tourist site in Bahrain, once produced 9,600 barrels a day.

Next proceed to the Oil Museum which is next to the First Oil Well. The Oil Museum was officially inaugurated in 1992. It houses old drilling equipment, samples of rocks found underground, topographical maps and some information about the companies that had participated in the exploration for oil (Oil Museum is open only on Friday) . The last attraction for the day will be the tree of Life. An Acacia tree which survives itself for more than 400 years in the middle of the Bahrain desert without any water supply. Some believe this tree belongs to the Garden of Eden.

After the tour you'll be takenback to your hotel, at around 1pm.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Local taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Private tour

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

A minimum of 1 people per booking is required

A maximum of 3 people per booking

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