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How to plan a trip to bahrain

When 30 islands come together in the Persian Gulf, what do you get? A beautiful country with history spread in every corner. If you really want to go deep down in the culture of the city, then Manama is a great place to start with. Unfortunately, the oil reserves here have made it a reason for occasional unrest, but Bahrain has fallen and gotten up on its feet impressively every time. It is beautiful because you can experience the beautiful side of Islam embrace modern day traditions here and there are plenty of shopping opportunities. In fact some even call it a Mecca of traditional shopping, so ensure you plan your Bahrain travel guide well to make the most out of your trip.

Visa Procedure

Bahrain has an efficient service when it comes to e-visas. There are about 66 nationalities that can obtain visas on arrival and otherwise you can always log on to the official website and obtain one as soon as you are done planning your trip to Bahrain. It is also a great idea to check for your eligibility on the e visa site to make sure that you do not have to face any restriction.

When to go

Bahrain experiences drastic summers make sure you pick out the right time to visit Bahrain and specially get to experience the lovely shopping season and even festivals if you get a chance. The best time to visit Bahrain is during the months of October to March. The weather is cool and pleasant and the skies are amazing clear during this time. April is a lovely time because the Heritage festival takes place during this time along with Grand Prix and Formula I races.

Destinations to cover

If you are thinking of the best places to see and best things to do in Bahrain, then read on. Witness the Dilmun ruins and experience amazing bazaars at Manama. Muharraq is also awesome for markets, shopping and just absorbing the Bahrain culture. Riffa and Arad has awesome parks and the Bahrin Island is a sight to behold. Juffair has some awesome beaches and Barbar has lovely temples. Some of the other places to be included in Bahrain are Salmabad, Zallaq, Jasra, Al Dair, Hoora and Jannusan.

Get in and around

If you are wondering how to reach Bahrain , then there are plenty of options. The Manama International Airport is connected to the most of the main countries and you can even get in by train. Although fairly lesser, but getting in by bus and boat are also options even though that would cost you a lot. The public transport system is quite efficient and you can event opt for daily passes. Apart from the aforementioned options,  renting cars is also a great option if you want to get around Bahrain.

Hotels and Food

There are plenty of accommodation options in Bahrain. Right from budget to mid-range to luxury hotels, Bahrain is completely tourist friendly. The cuisine is exquisite here and you definitely have to try some of the following dishes. Remember to try out Balaleet, Bayth Elgitta, Biryani, Firga’a, Gabout, Ghuraiba, Harees, Khabeesa, Machboos and Qouzi amongst many others.

How much does it cost to travel to Bahrain

Plan your trip to Bahrain with an estimated budget for your travel. The average daily cost of food in Bahrain is USD 58 per person. For a family of four, the cost of eating out is USD 232. For accommodation, be ready to spend around USD 47 for a budget accommodation and USD 113 for a luxury hotel, per day, per person. For getting around Bahrain, you will need a rough figure of USD 42 per day. For detailed Bahrain trip cost calculator, use Bahrain Trip Planner.


Average Price of a Luxury Trip in Bahrain

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 297 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 2079 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 4158 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 8910 Per Person

Average Price of a Mid-Range Trip in Bahrain

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 153 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 1071 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 2142 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 4590 Per Person

Average Price of a Budget Trip in Bahrain

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 104 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 728 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 1456 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 3120 Per Person

*Based on Food, Accommodation & Transportation

How much will it cost once you're in Bahrain

Accommodation & Transportation
  • Budget Accommodation USD 47
  • Luxury Accommodation USD 113
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