Catch the Essence of Manama - Half Day City Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Bahrain

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Why Manama? Manama is an oasis for the thirsty traveler who lingers to discover the beauties of this world. Infused with tradition and driven by progress, Manama merges cultural heritage with state-of-the-art venues, offering a unique and exciting experience. You could spend days in a row immersing yourself in the cultural scene, enjoying traditional cuisine, soaking the sun on pristine beaches or venturing in activities that will spike your adrenaline levels. But if you only have half a day (4 hours) at your disposal, make sure you turn to us in order to capture the very essence of what makes Manama a unique city into a spectacular country.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Al-Fatih Mosque (Great Mosque), ManamaOur first stop will be at the at the impressive Al-Fateh Mosque, one of the biggest mosques in the world. Here, we’ll gain a deeper insight into the Arabic culture and admire the beautiful Kulic calligraphy and fiberglass dome that stand testimony of its greatness.If you join this tour on a Friday, we’ll make a quick photo stop to snap a fantastic memory due to prayer day.Duration: 35 minutesStop At: Bahrain National Museum, ManamaWe’ll continue our historical quest with a visit to the Bahrain National Museum and immerse ourselves in the rich history and culture of Bahrain which accounts for more than 6000 years.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Muharraq souq, Al MuharraqNext, we’ll head to the Muharraq Souq and have a taste of the delectable Bahraini ‘Halwa’Duration: 20 minutesStop At: House of Architectural HeritageMake an unforgettable stop at the Old Houses of Muharraq to revive the Bahraini tradition. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Qal'at al-Bahrain, ManamaTaste history at the Bahrain Fort and get in touch with ancient civilizationsDuration: 1 hourStop At: Bab el-Bahrain Souk, ManamaWe’ll end the tour at the Bab al Bahrain, where we’ll try to reconstruct with our imagination what Bahrain looked some hundreds of years ago when this gate stood close to the water’s edge. Duration: 10 minutes

What’s included

  • We’ve included all the commodities you might need to have the most comfortable tour and enjoy the sights and activities without worries. Here’s what you will get by booking the Half Day Tour:
  • A local guide with local flavoured stories
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Complimentary Refreshments Onboard
  • Hotel pickup and drop off from selected Central Manama Hotels
  • Comfortable transport by luxury air-conditioned minibuses
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Bottled water
  • Beverages
  • Entry/Admission - Al-Fatih Mosque (Great Mosque)
  • Entry/Admission - Bahrain National Museum
  • Entry/Admission - House of Architectural Heritage
  • Entry/Admission - Qal'at al-Bahrain
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What’s not included

  • Roaming around Manama will give you a lot of ideas. Maybe you’ll want to buy a priceless piece of jewellery, maybe you will fall in love with traditional potteries, maybe you will want a taste of the wonderful cuisine. With so many maybes,
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off from non-Manama hotels


  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All entrance fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors