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Bahrain Shopping Extravaganza | J214

Shopping#Explore traditional markets and artisan villages, or, follow a local insider to boutiques and designer shops.
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Bahrain Shopping Extravaganza

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Starting from $149 USD / Adult
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Satisfy your passion for shopping and love of history and culture on this unforgettable journey to the old capital of Manama. You'll begin alongside the locals at the city's clamoring souq, a warren of old streets that beckon with merchants selling exotic spices, rare antiques and even local medicines. In fact, you'll meet one of the revered "Medicine Men" for a little local insight into Bahrain's healing secrets. Leaving the Manama Souq, head to a handicraft market where you'll find all sorts of trinkets and treasures, and enjoy demonstrations by local crafters who proudly share their traditions. Next, it's off to the Al Jasra Handicrafts Centre for some free time to shop among some of Bahrain's finest basket weavers and pottery artisans. Your shopping adventure concludes with a delicious Bahraini lunch set in the middle of the "Pearling Pathway", a historic district that's home to 17 UNESCO World Heritage buildings.
HighlightsShow
  • Explore the famed Manama Souq, a labyrinth of alleys where merchants sell spices, antiques and traditional medicines.
  • Shop two bustling handicraft centers and enjoy demonstrations by some of the local artisans.
  • Enjoy lunch at a traditional restaurant found along Bahrain's Pearling Pathway.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Passport
  • Camera
  • Sun protection
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Local currency
What to WearShow
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Conservative attire
Important NotesShow
  • Guests must be able to walk and stand for extended periods, including negotiating 20-25 steps.
  • Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
  • Conservative attire required. No shorts or tank tops. No exposed knees or shoulders.
Location Al Manamah, BahrainAl Manamah, Bahrain
Tour Code J214J214
Duration5.25 Hours5.25 Hours
Activity Level#Mild#Mild
RestrictionsMinimum age: 4 years
Minimum age: 4 years
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