Country
Bahrain
Duration
11 Days/9 Nights
Travel Type
Escorted Tour
 

Inclusions

10-night accommodation
19 meals: 10 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 2 dinners
Travel by bus with English-speaking guide
Includes arrival and departure transfers
City tour in Bahrain, Doha, Dubai, Abu Dhabi
Boat: Dow in Dubai, Abra in Dubai
Evening transfer: Little India in Manama, Katara in Doha , Dubai Fountain in Dubai , The Founders Memoria in Abu Dabi , Dubai
Experiences:
– Souk of the falcons in Doha
– Monorail
– Dubai Frame and explanation about the gastronomy of Emirates in Dubai
– Camel market and smalll electric vehicles in the oasis of Al Ain
– Rain room en Sharjah
Domestic flights : Manamá (Bahrein)/ Doha, Doha/ Dubai
Entrance fees:
Beit al Quram museum
– Al Fatih mosque and national museum of Bahrain in Manama
– Qalat al Barhein fortress
– Al Thumama football stadium
– Islamic museum
– Katara in Doha
– Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai
– Heritage Village
– Sheikh Zayed mosque
_ Qasr al Watan and the Founders Memorial in Abu Dabi
– Qasr Al Muwaiji
– Al jhaili fortress and Sheik Zayed museum in Al Ain
– Mosque and museum of Fujairah
– Al Bidyah Mosque
– Sharjah Fort and Museum of Islamic Civilization in Sharjah

Exclusions

International airfare – Gratuities to guides, drivers, and hotel staff – City tax and visa fees when applicable – Travel insurances – Optional excursions – Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions – Personal expenses – Beverages

Additional Information

Note

Guaranteed departure with minimum 2 pax – ask our reservation staff to verify if a departure is confirmed for a solo traveler.
Group size between 2 and 40 pax.
Multilingual: max 2 languages per coach – each language has their own tour guide.

1

DAY 1 FRIDAY / BAHRAIN

Welcome to Europamundo! Upon arriving at the airport, we will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. Check the information boards in the hotel reception area for details of the welcome meeting with your guide and fellow travelers.

Accommodation : Bahrain for 2 nights

2

DAY 2 SATURDAY / BAHRAIN

Today we will start our services in Bahrain, a small country of 765 km2 that has always had great historical importance, around 10.30 am with a visit to Manama, the capital of this small country. We´ll visit the historic district of Muharraq, where, in its pedestrian alleys, we will find some of the most beautiful historical buildings in the country, such as royal residences and houses of rich pearl merchants that have been beautifully restored. By coach we will contour the cornice and include the entrance to Beit Al Quran, the museum about the Koran, Muslims’ holy book. We will also visit the fantastic National Museum of Bahrain that will allow us to delve into the art, ethnography and traditions of this country and understand the importance it had throughout history. Free time at the mall so you can have lunch in their food court. In the afternoon we will visit with our guide the impressive Al-Fateh Mosque, the main mosque in the country. Afterwards we will leave Manama for Qalat Al Barhein, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, an impressive fortress by the sea inhabited for 4000 years, although the current castle was built by the Portuguese. Then, we enter one of the most important oil production areas in the world, between refineries and pipelines we stop near the first oil extraction well opened in the country. We will also stop at the “tree of life”, which, with its over 500 years of life in the desert, is a symbol in this country. Return to Manama, free time. At the end of the day we will walk through the souk of Manama, with its active life and we will visit Little India, a neighborhood that preserves its traditions, the temple of Krishna and numerous small restaurants of India since over 300,000 inhabitants of Bahrain were born in India. Note: The order of visits may differ.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

3

DAY 3 SUNDAY / BAHRAIN - DOHA

Free time during the morning in Bahrain, you can walk through its historic center or visit one of its many museums. In the afternoon we will have a transfer to the airport to take a flight (included) to Doha. Arrival in the capital of Qatar, transfer to the hotel. Free time afterwards.

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : Doha for 2 nights

4

DAY 4 MONDAY / DOHA

We discover an exciting city. In this city’s city tour we will visit the Corniche, with its line of skyscrapers and its beaches; we will get to see the very modern football stadium of Al Thumama, host of the 2022 World Cup; we will pass by the National Museum with its impressive architecture and include an entrance and visit of the Museum of Islamic Art, that houses the largest collection of Islamic art in the world. Uniting modernity and tradition we visit the Souq of the Falcons where we will understand the importance of falconry in this country; a time to walk in the Waqif Souq, built on the site of the old market remodeled to have the appearance of a nineteenth-century souk, nearby we will pass by the stables where the neighbors house Arabian horses. At lunchtime we will go to “The Pearl of Qatar” an artificial archipelago, here we will see Porto Arabia and we will have free time in Qanat, a shopping area inspired by Venice. Lunch included. At the end of the day we move to Katara, a cultural village that has architectural replicas from all over the world, with several places to eat, its opera and its amphitheater.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

5

DAY 5 TUESDAY / DOHA - DUBAI

Transfer to the airport to take a flight (included) to Dubai. Arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Free time.In the evening we will take a transfer to see the impressive city of Dubai that shines at night. We will go to witness the “Dubai Fountain” show, where the water dances to the rhythm of music and light. We will find ourselves at the foot of Burj Khalifa, which with its 828 meters is the tallest tower in the world. Time to walk and have dinner (at your choice) in the immense Dubai Mall. Return to the hotel.Note: The flight from Doha may be to Dubai or to a nearby airport (Sharjah or Abu Dhabi).

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation : Dubai for 2 nights

6

DAY 6 WEDNEDAY / DUBAI

Today we have a spectacular day exploring Dubai. We include admission to the “Dubai Frame” viewpoint, where you can enjoy the views offered by the largest photo frame in the world. After that we will go to the old area to take a walk through the Bur Dubai Souq and the Spice Souq. We will take an Abra (traditional Emirati boat) to travel to the historic neighborhood of Al Fahidi. Visit of the Center for Cultural Understanding with its slogan “Open Minds, Open Doors”. In this neighborhood we will also include, in a traditional building, a typical food of the country and if the group is more than 15 travelers, we will have an explanation about the gastronomy of the Emirates. In the afternoon we will pass in front of the great Jumeirah mosque. After that we will continue our city tour passing by Burj Al Arab, an incredible sail-shaped hotel, and the island of “Palm Jumeirah” in the shape of a palm tree. We will take a trip on the very modern monorail and have a walk through the La Marina area. Later we will have free time next to the most popular and active beach in Dubai, JBR beach.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

7

DAY 7 THURSDAY / DUBAI - ABU DHABI

We will leave after breakfast for Abu Dhabi, the most important Emirate and capital of the country. Before entering the city, we will make a stop to see the outdoor areas of Ferrari World, a theme park dedicated to Ferrari, the famous racing cars. After that we will visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, a beautiful white mosque, the largest in the Emirates, with an area of more than 12 hectares, which in turn represents a point for encounters with other cultures and other religions. We will pass in front of the Capital Gate, a 160-meter-high building known for being the most inclined skyscraper in the world. From the beautiful “Corniche”, next to the sea, we will get a great panoramic view of the city. We will also visit (admission included) the Heritage Village, a place that will allow us to learn about traditional life in the Emirates. We enjoy its views, we can buy in its craft stores and visit its small museums that enlighten us about the history of the Emirates. Time for lunch in the city center. In the afternoon we include the admission to the Qasr Al Watan, the presidential palace of the Emirates, a magnificent white granite construction profusely decorated featuring its 37-meter dome and its chandelier made of 350,000 pieces of glass. After the visit we will go to the “cultural district”, where there are several museums, among which the Louvre stands out, spectacular architecture by the sea and a first-class collection. You will have the opportunity to visit one of the museums in the district or enjoy your free time in the area. Nearby is the Abrahamic Family House, where we will make a stop to see this impressive unique complex that houses a church, a mosque and a synagogue in the same space. In the evening we will go to The Founders Memorial, built in memory of Zayed, the first sultan of the Emirates, where The Constellation stands out with its magnificent night lighting.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation : Abu Dhabi for 1 night

8

DAY 8 FRIDAY / ABU DHABI - AL AIN

Today we leave for the fantastic oasis of Al Ain, declared World Heritage by UNESCO. After just over two hours crossing sandy deserts we enter the city, where we visit Qasr Al Muwaiji, the fortress-museum, where Sheikh Sheik Zayed, the first president of the Emirates (died in 2022), was born. Later we will visit the Al Jhaili fortress, considered one of the most representative adobe fortifications in the world. The Sheik Zayed museum will allow us to appreciate what life was like a century ago in this city. Lunch included. In the afternoon we enter the great Oasis of Al Ain. We include a ride in small electric vehicles that allow us to appreciate its gardens, palm tree plantations, and irrigation systems. Free time later, you can go shopping in its bazaars or rest by the pool of our hotel. Dinner included.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation : Al Ain for 1 night

9

DAY 9 SATURDAY / AL AIN - FUJAIRAH

After breakfast we will go to the Camel Market, we will be surprised by its activity (it is a market for livestock in general, sheep, goats, horses, but especially camels). After that we continue our route in mountainous areas, we travel towards the Gulf of Oman. On our route we will make a stop next to the Al Hayl Fort, next to a small oasis in a valley between mountains. We continue to Fujairah, arrival and free time for lunch. In the afternoon we will explore this capital of the Emirate very close to the border with Oman. We will visit the great Sheik Zayed mosque, the second largest in the country with its 100-meter-high minarets, its adobe fortress and the Fujairah Museum that tells us about the origin of the city. A time to walk around the center. Dinner included.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation : Fujairah for 1 night

10

DAY 10 SUNDAY / FUJAIRAH - DUBAI

After breakfast following the coast we arrive to Al Bidyah, the oldest mosque in the country - from the 15th century, built in adobe at the foot of a fortress that overlooks the sea. - After that we will make a stop in the pleasant city of KHOR FAKKAN to enjoy free time relaxing on the beach and, if you wish, bathe in the warm sea of the Gulf (changing rooms and showers available) and have lunch in one of its pleasant restaurants. The next stop will be next to the ruins of the old Portuguese castle, we will walk next to the artificial waterfall that gives us freshness and we will see the immense amphitheater built overlooking the sea. We continue towards the Emirate of Sharjah, whose capital has been named by UNESCO as “Cultural Capital of the Arab World”, located in a magnificent area, next to the lagoon. We will have a stop at the Al Noor mosque, considered the most beautiful of the 600 mosques that exist in Sharjah. From the outside we admire its Ottoman design architecture, walking around it we photograph (without entering) the green island of Al Noor which is accessed by bridge. Later we visit (admission included) the Sharjah Fort, an interesting fortress, today a museum about the sovereign family. We will also visit the Museum of Islamic Civilization, an excellent museum about the religion and culture of the Arab and Islamic world. After the museum, and before leaving the city, we will enjoy visiting the “Rain Room”, a modern art installation in which we walk without getting wet through artificial rain! Departure for the city of Dubai and arrival around 18:30 hrs.

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : Dubai for 1 night

11

DAY 11 MONDAY / DUBAI

After breakfast, end of our services.

Meals : Breakfast

HOTEL OPTIONS OR SIMILAR

Price based on 4* accommodation mentioned below. Hotels will be confirmed 3 weeks prior departure.

Bahrain: The Seven hotel
Doha : Best Western Plus Doha
Dubai: Asiana Grand Hotel Dubai
Abu Dhabi: Crowne plaza Abu Dhabi
Al Ain: Aloft Al Ain
Fujairah: Novotel Fujairah

Rates in CA$, per person, starting from

Land Package
Departures Double
Occupancy
Single
Occupany
Tour starts in Manama, Bahrain on specified Fridays from May 2024 to March 2025 

HIGH SEASON

May 24, 2024
June 21, 2024
September 13, 27, 2024
October 11, 25, 2024

4260 5900

LOW SEASON

July 20,  2024
August 16, 2024
November 08, 22, 2024
December 06, 20, 2024
January 03, 17, 31, 2025
February 14, 28, 2025
March 14, 28, 2025

4060 5715

ID: 30758

Guaranteed departure with minimum 2 pax – ask our reservation staff to verify if a departure is confirmed for a solo traveler.
Group size between 2 and 40 pax.
Multilingual: max 2 languages per coach – each language has their own tour guide.

**Prices in this document are for information only; they were issued at press time, for the current year. Please note that due to exchange rates and temporary promotions, they can increase or decrease at any time. Contact your travel agent for the price and promotion of the moment. Prices include the contribution of customers to the Compensation Fund for clients of Quebec travel agents.