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Bahrain Experience

Suitable for Family, Group, Senior

OVERVIEW

Embark on a captivating journey through time and culture with our Jewish heritage tour to Bahrain. Nestled in the heart of the Arabian Gulf, Bahrain is a small island nation that holds a rich and often overlooked history of Jewish presence. This immersive experience will take you on a remarkable exploration of the Jewish heritage, traditions, and contributions to Bahraini society, revealing the fascinating intertwining of Jewish and Arabian cultures.

Your journey begins in the vibrant capital city of Manama, where you’ll be greeted by knowledgeable local guides who will accompany you throughout the tour. Together, you’ll visit key historical sites such as the Bahrain Synagogue, a beautifully restored Jewish place of worship that serves as a testament to the flourishing Jewish community that once thrived in the region. Immerse yourself in the stories of Bahrain’s Jewish community as you hear captivating narratives that span centuries.

Beyond the synagogue, our tour will take you to other significant landmarks and activities such as Al Ali Pottery to learn about pottery techniques used in Bahrain for centuries, or the Royal Camel Farm to get up close and personal with the famous animals.

While you’re there, engage with locals who have vivid memories of the Jewish community’s vibrant cultural contributions, and gain insight into the cross-cultural exchanges that occurred in this cosmopolitan melting pot.

Our Jewish heritage tour to Bahrain offers a unique and enriching experience that unveils a lesser-known chapter of Jewish history in the Arabian Gulf. Immerse yourself in the warmth of Bahraini hospitality, embrace the fusion of cultures, and create lasting memories as you explore the remarkable Jewish heritage of this captivating nation.

Highlights*

  • Head to Lost Paradise of Dilmum, Bahrain’s biggest water themed park.
  • Pearl dive in the shallow waters and collect oysters in the hopes of finding some that contain that desirable mineral.
  • Take a stroll through the Manama Souq, a busy and vibrant marketplace with several traditional as well as modern browsing zones with spices, thobes, amazing fabrics, kaftans, dry fruits, regional unique handicrafts, nuts, and many other treasures.
  • Visit Jarada Island, often called the disappearing island since it is completely submerged in water at night and floats to the surface during the day.
  • Discover the vibrant skyline of Bahrain aboard the Manama Skyline Boat tour.

*Some experiences are subject to minimum group size

Day by Day Suggested Program

Day 1
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Meet, Assist and Transfer to the hotel

You will be met by a member of our team who will guide you through visas and porterage and make your journey much easier and more relaxing.

Check in to the hotel and refresh for your afternoon in Bahrain.

Discover the vibrant skyline of Bahrain aboard the Manama Skyline Boat tour. Your tour heads north around Diyar Al Muharraq past Sheikh Isa Causeway, Bahrain’s World Trade Centre with its triple turbines, Reef Island, and along the coastline to Seef District before heading back to the Amwaj Marina.

We offer several horse ridings tours in Bahrain, you can enjoy this great activity around Bahrain Fort, ride along the beach, or take the country route and ride among lush green fields and flourishing farms.

Return to hotel to refresh for dinner

Day 1
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Experience Bahrain’s past and current heritage as you pearl dive in the shallow waters and collect oysters in the hopes of finding some that contain that desirable mineral. Learn about the process of gathering oysters and cracking them open to find pearls.

Visit Jarada Island in the Persian Gulf  midway between Bahrain and Qatar.
It is often called the disappearing island since it is completely submerged in water at night and floats to the surface during the day.

Return to hotel to refresh before dinner and an evening of Fun and Game Center in the Saar Mall.

Jungle Bounce Experience where you can explore the corners of the park with different play zones, sports activities, and challenging obstacles courses.

Go to Studio Ceramics, a paint your own pottery and creative arts’ studio. The Studio has a range of bisque (white pottery) items for you to choose from and transform into a ceramic product

 

Spend the rest of the day at the Virtual Reality Gaming Center

Day 3
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Participate in an off-road experience around the International Circuit of Formula One. Ride 4X4 vehicles around sand, rock, hill, and water landscapes, including 32 natural and man-made obstacles.

Head to Lost Paradise of Dilmum, Bahrain’s biggest water themed park. The waterpark evokes the spirit of ancient times by drawing attention to the beauty of the Dilmun ruins. Lost Paradise of Dilmun features more than 20 slides and attractions that are blended perfectly to create a Desert Oasis.

Return to the hotel to refresh before dinner.

Day 4
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Take a Camel Ride through Bahraini terrain followed by a visit to the Royal Camel Farm where the camels are kept out in the open.

Visit Al Ali Pottery and watch the potters model the clay on top of old-fashioned revolving wheels using techniques unchanged throughout the generations. Make your own pottery to take home as a souvenir of your time in Manama.

Take a stroll through the Manama Souq – a very busy and vibrant marketplace with several traditional as well as modern browsing zones with spices, thobes, amazing fabrics, kaftans, dry fruits, regional unique handicrafts, nuts, and many other treasures.

Return to the hotel to refresh for a farewell dinner.

Day 5
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