Bahrain Archaeological Private Tour with Hotel Pick-up

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What To Expect

Be amazed by remarkable examples of ancient architecture of Bahrain's most important sites on this half-day tour. With an expert guide, get to know more of the country's rich history and visit Bahrain Fort, Dilmun Burial Mounds, Saar Ancient Settlement and more!

Highlights

  • With pick up and drop off for convenience

  • A fully-guided tour around the must-see archaeological spots of Bahrain

  • Visit Dilmun Burial Mounds, the oldest cemetery in the world

  • Discover the country's ancient secrets at the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Bahrain Fort

Specifications

Type:
Tours in Manama
Departs From:
Manama
Meeting Point:
Hotel pick-up
Duration:
5 hours
Availability:
daily except Friday at 9:00 AM; 2:00 PM
Product Code:
13523
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Description

Enjoy an enriching archaeological tour around Manama and visit some of the most important sites in the city!

After being picked up from your hotel, explore the historic and imposing 3000 BC Bahrain Fort. Walking through battlement areas, learn more about the country's ancient secrets from your local guide. You will also visit the main tower, corridors and a vantage point over the excavation site of an ancient courtyard.

Continue to Barbar Temple, one of the most remarkable architectural survivals of the ancient world. This archaeological site, located in the North-western village of Barbar in Bahrain, is considered to be part of the Ancient Dilmun culture. The archaeologists found three temples built on top of each other belonging to different eras.

After the temple visit, proceed to the Saar Ancient Settlement which is located on the northwest part of the island of Bahrain, near the center of the Persian Gulf. Then, see the Saar Burial Complex, which houses a large number of interconnecting graves, a type of burial unique to the country.

Lastly, venture to the Dilmun Burial Mounds. These archaeological mounds are of great historical importance going back to the Dilmun civilization in the third millennium BC.

Includes

  • Pick up and drop off at Manama hotels

  • 5-hour guided tour*

  • Air-conditioned transfers with mineral water or juice on board

  • English-speaking tour guide

  • All monument entrance fees

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks (unless specified)

  • Personal expenses

  • Optional activity costs

  • Tips and gratuities

Please Note

  • Children 3 years old and below are free of charge.

  • The tour itinerary may be altered or cancelled due to any government restriction or force majeure.

  • Tours in German, Chinese, Japanese and Spanish and other languages are available at an additional charge upon request. Please inquire.

  • *This tour will take approximately 4-5 hours including pick up and drop off time.

  • Government-operated destinations such as museums are closed on Fridays and Saturdays.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 5 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 4 days or less prior to date of activity.

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