TOP
Exploring Tourism in Bahrain
Bahrain
icon Worldwideicon
Tour Packages Details
Price Per Person

USD 472

Bab Al Bahrain Souq & Al Fateh Grand Mosque Tour

Country: Bahrain
City: Manama
Duration: 4 Day(s) - 3 Night(s)
Tour Category: Grand Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

Day 1:

Arrive at Bahrain International Airport, the hotel driver will meet and greet right after the arrival hall. Transfer to hotel and check-in.

Day 2:

After breakfast, our driver will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 8:45 in the morning. No visit to Bahrain would be complete without a trip to the souq. This shopping paradise houses shops trading all types of commodities. Travelers can choose their favorite items from the wide collection of fabrics, ornaments, spices, souvenirs, handicrafts, dry fruits, sweets and toffee, and luxurious cosmetic items.

Day 3:

After breakfast, prepare for pick up to visit Al Fateh Grand Mosque. Set against a backdrop of palm trees and the sea, the Grand Mosque strikes a beautiful picture. With its exquisite Bahraini architecture, crowned by the world's largest fiberglass dome and blessed with tranquility reserved for the holiest of holy places, the Grand Mosque truly lives up to its name. Though non-Muslim visitors are welcome, it is important to dress modestly, cover your head (for women) and take your shoes off before entering.

Al Fateh Grand Mosque is the largest mosque in Bahrain, with the ability to hold up to 7000 worshippers at any one time. The mosque is the largest place of worship in Bahrain. It is located next to the Al Fateh Highway in Juffair, which is a suburban neighborhood of Manama. The huge dome built on top of the Al-Fateh Mosque is constructed entirely of fiberglass. Weighing over 60 Megagrams (tonne), the dome is currently the world's largest fiberglass dome. The marble used in the floors is Italian and the chandelier is from Austria. The doors are made of teak wood from India.

The library of Ahmed Al-Fateh Islamic Center has around 7,000 books, some as old as 100 years or more. These include copies of the books of the teachings of Prophet Muhammad or what is referred to as the books of Hadith, the Global Arabic Encyclopedia, the Encyclopedia of Islamic Jurisprudence, Al-Azhar journals which have been printed more than a hundred years ago, as well as numerous periodicals and magazines.

Day 4:

After breakfast, free at your own leisure until transfer to Airport for your departure.

Package Includes:

Return Airport transfer

3 nights hotel accommodation

Daily breakfast

Free Wifi

Half-day sightseeing tour with a service of an English speaking guide on day 2 & day 3

All Entrance fee

Bottled mineral water on board throughout the tour

Package Excludes:

Entry Visa cost

Other personal expenses which was not mentioned above

Kindly note the following:-

* Price mentioned may change without prior notice

* All terms & conditions apply

Contact Back

Check out similar Tour Packages

Popular PlacesPopular Places In Bahrain