8 days in Bahrain & Tanzania Itinerary

8 days in Bahrain & Tanzania Itinerary

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8 days in Bahrain & Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Manama, Bahrain
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Manama, Bahrain
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
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Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Manama, Bahrain

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nights
Manama, Bahrain

Manama ©
Bahrain's capital and largest city, Manama serves as a commercial and financial hub, keeping pace with other Gulf capitals dominating this part of the world.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Bab el-Bahrain Souk and The Avenues. Visit Al-Fatih Mosque (Great Mosque) and Ahmed Al Fateh Islamic Center for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Manama side-trips: Barbar Temples (in Barbar) and Sheikh Salman Bin Ahmed Al Fateh Fort (in Riffa). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at City Centre Bahrain, get engrossed in the history at Bahrain National Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Al Dar Islands, and examine the collection at Beit Al Qur'an.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Manama trip planner .

If you are flying in from Bahrain, the closest major airport is Bahrain International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in May, and nighttime lows around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Manama

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Sheikh Salman Bin Ahmed Al Fateh Fort, Busaad Art Gallery, Barbar Temples
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Al-Fatih Mosque (Great Mosque) ©
Al-Fatih Mosque (Great Mosque)
Qal'at al-Bahrain ©
Qal'at al-Bahrain
Bahrain National Museum ©
Bahrain National Museum

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Zanzibar City, Tanzania

Zanzibar City ©
Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) and Hamamni Persian Baths will appeal to history buffs. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Nungwi Beach and Nakupenda Beach. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock, step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, explore the ancient world of The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Zanzibar City trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Manama to Zanzibar City in 8.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Manama in May, expect Zanzibar City to be little chillier, temps between 34°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Zanzibar Island, Nungwi Beach
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) ©
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib)

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