Half Day Desert Tour

Badge of ExcellenceManama, Bahrain
Half Day Desert Tour

From $76.00

Price varies by group size

Select Date and Travelers

up to 24 hours before the experience starts (local time)

  • 4 hours (approx.)
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


In just a half day, you’ll cover the major sites of Bahrain and learn all about the culture, tradition, nature, and history of this place. You’ll be with a small group, which keeps costs down. But it is still an intimate experience, with just max 6 guests. See the Formula One circuit, visit a camel farm, check out 4000 year old burial mounds, and much more.
  • Tour Bahrain for a half day, and the rest of the day is free
  • Keep costs low and make new friends on this small group tour
  • Take your photo at the Formula One circuit and on a camel
  • Check out several local sites- all arranged by your guide for ease

What's Included

  • Bottled water,
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional Local guide
  • Transport by Air conditioned vehicle
  • Local Fees and taxes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Face mask
  • Any additional request by guest

Meeting And Pickup

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

Pickup details

Pickup from Airport, and Remote area (12 Kilometers outside Manama Center) will be charged extra. No pickup from Port.

What To Expect

Bahrain International Circuit

25 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Oil Museum and first oil well

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Tree Of Life

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Dilmun Burial Mounds

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

A'ali Pottery Workshop-alshugel pottery

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free


10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Riffa (Pass By)

The Cathedral of Our Lady of Arabia

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Camel Farm Zallaq

20 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Pickup from Airport, and Remote area (10 Kilometers outside Manama Center) will be charged extra
  • During Formula one race, the Bahrain international circuit F1 is closed.
  • No pickup from Ports.
  • This is Not private tour. For private tour please send us a message.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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68 reviews
Total review count and overall rating based on Viator and Tripadvisor reviews
Reviews by Viator travelers.
Showing 1-8 of 68 reviews
Great tour of the sites of the south
Clemma_T, Jan 2024
Maher was very informative and friendly. We felt very well looked after on the tour and found all of the sites we visited very interesting. Thanks again.
Response from Host, Jan 2024
Thank you so much Clemma. It was great honour to meet you and show you around Bahrain. Please accept my best regards.
Perfect morning out.
Holly_C, Sep 2023
Great morning out- the guide was so knowledgeable and kind- just the type of person to introduce you to a new country so you can learn and experience it.
Response from Host, Sep 2023
Thank you so much Holly for your valuable feedback.... It was a big pleasure to show you and mark around... Hope to see you again in Bahrain.... Happy birthday to Mark.
Maher excellent tour guide
Alison_H, Mar 2023
Maher was exceptional his knowledge made the trip enjoyable. Lots of highlights but most memorable was the pottery workshop.
Response from Host, Mar 2023
Thank you so much. It was my pleasure to show you around 🇧🇭. All the best.
Maher is the best tour guide in The kingdom..
Roberto_A, Mar 2022
Great Tour . Tour was set up for a friend visiting Bahrain for the first tiem and she loved it..Maher was great very patient and knolwedgeable.
Response from Host, Mar 2022
Thank you so much for your Valuable feedback. It was my pleasure to show your friend around Bahrain. My regards to both of you.
Great Day
Chris_M, May 2021
Loved the trip and so glad we got it in before Bahrain went into lockdown. Maher, the guide, was really good and told us all sorts of information.
Response from Host, May 2021
Thank you Chris for giving me a chance to show you part of Bahrain. I enjoyed your accompany. Hope to see you again. Stay Safe
Excellent half day tour of Bahrain
Lakshitha_R, Feb 2020
Overall a very good experience. The guide Maher was friendly and knowledgeable, and delivered an interesting half day tour of Bahrain.
Response from Host, Feb 2020
Thank you so much Lakshitha. I enjoyed my tour with you too. Looking forward to welcoming you again in Bahrain
Tour com Mr Maher exelent
leticia_b, Dec 2023
O senho Maher. Conhece muito sobre o Bahrain e o passeio foi super agradavel! Se tivesse mais uma dia faria outro para Dammam
Response from Host, Dec 2023
Thank you Leticia for your review. It was great to escort you and your aunt around Bahrain. Hope to see you again in Bahrain. Best greetings.
Gelungener Ausflug
Monika_F, Feb 2023
Organisation, Pünktlichkeit und Information über die Geschichte Bahrains, Zuverlässigkeit, guter Autofahrer und Guide hatte sehr viel Erfahrung
Response from Host, Feb 2023
Thanks a lot Monika for your compliment and great review. I enjoyed my time with you, it was fun and pleasure to escort you around Bahrain. Hope to see you again. Please accept my best regards

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