A cruise port call into Bahrain offers several popular day excursions 

  • Manama City Tour:

    • Start with a visit to the Bahrain National Museum to learn about the country's history and culture.

    • Explore the bustling Bab Al Bahrain Souq to shop for gold, spices, textiles and taste local cuisine.

    • Visit the Al Fateh Grand Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world.

    • Take a stroll along the Manama Corniche and enjoy the seafront views.

  • Bahrain Fort (Qal'at al-Bahrain):

    • Head to the Bahrain Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to explore its historic ruins and learn about Bahrain's ancient history.

    • Visit the Bahrain Fort Museum located nearby to delve deeper into the area's archaeological significance.

  • Al Jasra Handicrafts Center:

    • Discover Bahrain's rich craft traditions at the Al Jasra Handicrafts Center.

    • Watch local artisans create pottery, weaving, and other traditional crafts.

    • Shop for unique souvenirs and gifts.

  • Desert Safari:

    • Take an off-road desert safari to experience Bahrain's unique desert landscapes.

    • Enjoy dune bashing, camel rides, and perhaps a traditional Arabian meal in a desert camp.

  • Tree of Life:

    • Visit the Tree of Life, a 400-year-old mesquite tree that stands alone in the desert and remains a mystery due to its ability to survive in such a harsh environment.

  • Bahrain International Circuit:

    • Formula 1 fans, can check if there are any events or tours at the Bahrain International Circuit, which hosts the Bahrain Grand Prix.