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Archaeological Tour Bahrain

Join this tour to find out about the ancient Dilmun civilization that dates back to the 3rd Millennium BC. The tour covers most of the major archaeological excavation sites in the country. Bahrain Fort, Barbar Temple, Saar Ancient Settlement, Saar Burial Complex and Burial Mounds.

per adult from

$134

AUD

Duration

4 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Local guide
    • Bottled water
    • All monument fees
    • Entry/Admission - Qal'at al-Bahrain
    • Entry/Admission - Barbar Temples
    • Entry/Admission - Dilmun Burial Mounds
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Qal'at al-Bahrain, Karbabad Area Seef District, Manama Bahrain

    Bahrain Fort: Thought to be once the centre of power for the ancient Dilmun civilization, Qal'at Al Bahrain (Bahrain Fort) has UNESCO World Heritage status. The Bahrain Fort occupies a

    strategic military position where the navigation movement could be watched. Excavations have revealed ancient soldier's barracks, horse stables, an ammunition depot, a secret passageway,

    ceramic utensils and Islamic and Chinese currency coins.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Barbar Temples, Barbar Bahrain

    Barbar Temple: The Barbar Temples are among the most remarkable architectural survivals of the ancient world without parallel in the region. This archaeological site, located in the North-western village of Barbar in Bahrain, is considered to be part of the Ancient Dilmun culture. The archaeologists found three temples built on top of each other belonging to different eras.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Dilmun Burial Mounds, Shaikh Hamad Street, Riffa Bahrain

    Burial Mounds: These archaeological mounds are of great historical importance going back to the Dilmun civilization in the third millennium BC. Other archaeological mounds, which go back to the Hellenistic period of Alexander the Great (2500 BC) are also found in various areas in Bahrain. The most imposing mounds are those believed to be the Dilmunite Royal Tombs. These tombs are seen in A'ali close to modern dwellings.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Dilmun Burial Mounds, Shaikh Hamad Street, Riffa Bahrain

    Burial Mounds: These archaeological mounds are of great historical importance going back to the Dilmun civilization in the third millennium BC. Other archaeological mounds, which go back to the Hellenistic period of Alexander the Great (2500 BC) are also found in various areas in Bahrain. The most imposing mounds are those believed to be the Dilmunite Royal Tombs. These tombs are seen in A'ali close to modern dwellings.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    From All the city hotels.
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by FARHAT TOURS AND TRANSFERS SPC

Activity ID: V-42380P4

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