Top Reasons to Visit Bahrain this Year

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Middle East destinations are becoming more and more popular as tourist destinations and Bahrain is one of the must-visit places this year. Here are the top 10 reasons to make this the next destination on your backlist.

  • Pearl Diving

Recently named the culture the Islamic Cultural Capital, Bahrain recently opened their waters to tourists to take part in their renowned pearl diving. For the first time in 80 years, visitors can dive deep into the depths of the Arabian Gulf and search for treasures which they can take home with them. There are many pearl diving tours which charter boats for an unforgettable experience.

  • The Bahrain International Circuit

Host of the Bahrain Grand Prix, there are always thrilling motor sporting events taking place at the Bahrain International Circuit. Check out what is on such drag racing and superbike competitions. Get your adrenaline pumping with racing experiences and go karting. This will make for an exciting day out.

  • Cheap to Travel

It is cheaper than you think to travel to Bahrain and more flights are becoming available. Visitor visas cost approximately £60. Airlines that fly frequently from the UK to Bahrain include British Airways, Gulf Airways, KLM, Emirates and Turkish Airlines. Visit skyscanner.co.uk to find the best airfares.

  • Visit the Tree of Life

Bahrain is home to the famed tree of life. This 400-year-old, 32-foot-high tree’s survival is a mystery. Withstanding centuries of harsh, dry, desert conditions, its existence is incredible. It has become a landmark and popular tourist attraction to visit.

  • Visit Seef Mall

Visit the second largest mall in the Kingdom of Bahrain which is home to a number of favourite stores including Guess, Lacoste, Givenchy and more. Within the mall there are also many tasty dining options. Within the mall, Magic Island, an indoor theme park makes for a fun-filled family day out. With thrilling rides for kids of all ages, everyone is guaranteed to have a great time. The mall doesn’t stop there, it is also directly connected to a hotel – Fraser Suites, Seef Bahrain which offers luxury serviced apartments.

  • Swim with Whale Sharks

If you are visiting between March and April, you are in for a treat. During this time Fasht Najwah reef attracts enormous whale sharks which you can gracefully swim up alongside for an unforgettable experience. During your dive, you may even encounter other incredible sea life such as sea turtles, barracuda, tuna and more.

  • Amazing Culture

Bahrain has a wonderful culture that holds on to its traditional values. Just walking around Bahrain, you will be enticed by the welcoming people and their ethos. Experience Bahrain like the locals by visiting the Grand Mosque and the Manama Souq.