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Weather & When to Go to Bahrain

Before we move on to the actual core of the topic, we must first make ourselves familiar with a few words about the geographical location of Bahrain. Officially known as the Kingdom of Bahrain, it is an island country that is located to the east of Saudi Arabia.

It is usually seen that people in their conversations lose the significance of talking about a place like Bahrain. This piece of writing will focus upon the weather that is enjoyed by the people living in Bahrain. Reaching Bahrain is never a big problem; Car hire Bahrain is your problem solver and can take you to virtually any place in Bahrain

The geographical location told in the first paragraph is important because Bahrain is located in the vicinity of Iraq and Saudi Arabia hence the dust bowls from these countries move along with the hot lashes of winds making June and July as hot and dusty months of the year.

If we see at Bahrain as a whole, Bahrain has an arid climate which means that they have extremely hot summer and mild winter with low or almost no amount of rainfall. Even if rainfall occurs, it occurs within the months of winter where there may be 72 mm of rainfall recorded.

The summer season is considered to be extremely hot for Bahrain and temperatures may normally be around 40 °C but can soar up to even 48 °C. Hence the summer season is not recommended at all to tour Bahrain.

On the contrary, when winter arrives, the temperatures may range from 10 to 20 °C and but the season is quite humid to visit. Autumn is considered to be a tolerable season when the humidity is in normal limits and the effect of the soaring mercury is also broken down.

Now the question arises as to when to visit Bahrain? The best months to visit Bahrain are from March and December. During these months, the mercury is neither too hot nor too cold and the humidity is also confined to normal limits.

To summarize, these were a few characteristics of the weather of Bahrain. The city sees itself coldest in December and warmest in July. If you are planning to visit Bahrain, you should have an idea of all these weather characteristics so that you should know that which weather condition best suits your stay in Bahrain.

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Transport in Bahrain

Before we move on to the actual core of the topic, we must first know few of the geographical details about Bahrain. Officially known as the Kingdom of Bahrain, it is an island country that is positioned to the east of Saudi Arabia.

This is an unknown fact to most of the people around the world that Bahrain is considered to be one of the famous tourist spots globally. This piece of writing will focus upon Bahrain by different routes, in particular by Air, Train and Roads. Let us have a look at them in a brief detail:

Bahrain by Airport

Bahrain International Airport is the main Airport which is located in Muharraq (a place east to Manama). The airport caters flights from all over the world. It also has a duty free shopping centre and a ‘Transotel’ which offers the passengers a bed service to rest and shower also to refresh them up.

Saudi Arabia to Bahrain by Bus – a unique transport route via King Fahd Causeway

SABTCO – The Saudi-Bahraini Transport Company is a transport company that operates buses from Saudi Arabia to Bahrain via the extremely beautiful and efficient King Fahd Causeway. There are 6 buses daily that operate from Dammam in Saudi Arabia to Manama in Bahrain.

Moreover, there are buses and taxis available in Bahrain. Finding a taxi might be difficult and the tourist might encounter bandits at times so buses are preferable and the biggest advantage of a bus is that a person can stop anywhere he/she wants to sightsee in Bahrain.

Recently, Bahrain has inaugurated a Radio Meter Taxi Company in the name of ‘Bahrain Limo’. These Taxis provide a tourist with luxurious limousines. Moreover, if you have a group of people with you and you cannot afford to make them all sit in one car, you can arrange a luxurious bus through the same company.

You can also travel by hiring a car for yourself if you want. Car hire Bahrain can give you the most affordable prices of renting a car but you need to keep the following details in mind:

SPEED LIMIT ON BAHRAIN ROADS:

Speed limit on Major roads: 120kph/ 74mph

Speed limit in Towns and small villages: 50kph to 80kph

ALCOHOL LIMIT:

Bahrain shows an extremely strict behaviour in relation to drunk driving. Alcohol is totally banned in Bahrain and NO evidence of Alcohol should be present in a person’s blood while driving otherwise it imposes a fine of £500 and also leaves a person liable to imprisonment.

Attractions in Bahrain

Before we move on to the actual core of the topic, we should first have a brief knowledge about the geographical location of Bahrain. Officially known as the Kingdom of Bahrain, it is an island country that is located to the east of Saudi Arabia.

When we discuss about beautiful foreign spots, one often forgets to mention about Bahrain. This piece of writing will clear the misconceptions of most of the people and will be able to tell them that Bahrain has many beautiful attractions by virtue of which, the island is one of the most frequently visited tourist attraction spots in the entire world. The following is a list of the most visited tourist attraction spots in Bahrain.

Al Fateh Grand Mosque

It is considered to be one of the largest mosques of the world and the largest of Bahrain, Al Fateh mosques claims to accommodate 7,000 worshippers easily within its boundaries. In the capital city of Manama, there are is a town called Juffair. The King Faisal Highway runs through this town and the mosque is located right next to this highway.

Bahrain Fort

This archaeological site is composed of artificial mounds that were made by the people who were residing here from the 2300 BC to 1700 BC. The claim to fame of Bahrain Fort is the fact that it was awarded the UNESCO World Heritage Site award in 2005.

Tree of Life

This tree is considered to be the most unique structure that Bahrain owns. The tree also known as ‘Shajarat al-Hayah’ in Arabic is a tree of age 100+ years. The unique thing about this tree is that it stands lonely in the centre of a desert. No one knows the mechanism of water supply to this tree that is keeping it alive till date.

To conclude, these were few of the places that are the most popular in Bahrain. Some of the other famous places in Bahrain are the Bahrain National Museum, Bab-Al-Bahrain, the King Fahd causeway and Manama souk. If you are worrying about travelling to the above mentioned attractive places in Bahrain, well it’s no big problem; Car Hire Bahrain can provide you with the cheapest deals of pick and drop services. So pack your bags and get ready to take a breath of these beautiful attractions of Bahrain!

Museums of Bahrain:

Before we move on to the actual core of the topic, we must be familiar with a few words relating to the geographical location of Bahrain: Officially known as the Kingdom of Bahrain, it is an island country that is positioned to the east of Saudi Arabia.

When Bahrain is the subject of conversation, one of the things that we should never forget to mention is about the Museums of Bahrain. This piece of writing will focus upon the Museums of Bahrain with respect to their contact numbers, opening and closing times.

Bahrain National Museum :

This museum is considered to be the largest and the oldest museum of Bahrain. Built since 1988, this museum houses a rich collection of the Bahrain’s archaeological artifacts that explain the 6000 years of Bahrain’s history. The Museum saw a recent development in 1993 when a Natural History Hall was constructed which focused on the flora and fauna of Bahrain.

Visiting hours: Saturday to Thursday: 8.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m and then from 3.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. Friday closed. Telephone: +973 292 977

Beit al-Qur'an

Beit al-Qur'an means the House of Korans. This place was made to study the collections of Holy Koran in different calligraphic writings and manuscripts. There is a complex of five exhibition halls dedicated to a museum, mosque, library, auditorium and a school. You can visit the museum to have knowledge about the Koran’s most ancient manuscripts and the different calligraphies in which the Holy Book was scribed.

Visiting hours: Friday closed Saturday to Wednesday: 09:00 – 12:00 and then from 4 pm to 6 pm. On Thursday, from 9am to 12 30 p.m Telephone: +973 17292709

The Bahrain Fort :

Dated back to the time of 2500 BC, this fort is renowned for its archaeological findings and numerous excavations.

Visiting hours: This Fort is opened daily during the daytime. Telephone: +973 715 713

To conclude, these were three of the most famous museums of Bahrain and its vicinity. The reader is required to visit online and have information of the other famous museums out there in Bahrain. Going to these museums is not a big difficulty at all because Car Hire Bahrain has experienced drivers equipped with quality cars who can accompany you easily to these museums.

Beaches and Lakes in Bahrain

Before we move on to the actual core of the topic, we must have knowledge about the exact geographic location of Bahrain. Officially known as the Kingdom of Bahrain, it is an island country that is located to the east of Saudi Arabia.

It is usually seen that people forget to mention the beauty of Bahrain in their conversations. Bahrain is an island country that is filled by exotic sight-seeing places. Sadly, majority of these tourist attractions are not documented by the people touring Bahrain. Lakes in Bahrain are not as famous as its beaches hence here we will discuss only about the beaches.

Sitra Beach

This beach lies to the south of Manama and Nabih Saleh. Unfortunately, the northern area of the beach is turned into an industrial area. On the other hand, it provides you with many other things apart from just a beach such as Sitra cultural and sports club.

BAPCO Beach

Offering a tourist the calm and quiet environment of the beach, this beach has to offer you the white sand and blue waters, the beautifully maintained gardens adjacent to it and the unique thing about this beach is that it has an Awali library also.

Zallaq Beach

Also known as Al Jazaer beach, the beach is situated at a distance of 5 Km from the Manama city centre. The beach is famous for offering its tourists all sorts of water sports such as surfing, scuba diving etc. Moreover, there are parks for children and resting areas on the beach surrounded with nice restaurants.

Hawar Beach

Located 20 Km south-east to the city centre, the beach offers you all sort of beach sports including boating. The best thing about this Beach is that there is a ‘Tulip Inn’ hotel at the beach which is a hotel containing 60 rooms, villas and suites. Not only this, there is a restaurant with the hotel too that offers all sorts of dishes including Lebanese and Arabian tastes.

These were four most famous beaches and lake out there in Bahrain. If you want to know more about them, you should go and search various websites to increase your knowledge about them.

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