11 days in Manama, Africa & Al Muharraq Itinerary

11 days in Manama, Africa & Al Muharraq Itinerary

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11 days in Manama, Africa & Al Muharraq Itinerary

Start: Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Manama, Bahrain
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 30​min
2
Harare, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h
4
Lusaka, Zambia
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
6
Al Muharraq, Bahrain
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Dammam, Saudi Arabia


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1
night
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.
To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Manama trip planning tool .

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Manama is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Dammam in August, expect nights in Manama to be about the same, around 38°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 47°C. On the 8th (Thu), you're off toHarare.

Things to do in Manama

Shopping Nightlife Parks

2
nights
Harare, Zimbabwe

Harare ©
Regarded as the nation's leading commercial, financial, and communications center, Harare attracts tourists with its modern architecture mixed with British colonial influence and traditional African flair.
On the 9th (Fri), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wild Is Life Trust and ZEN, stroll through Mukuvisi Woodlands, and then look for gifts at Simpli Simbi.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Harare online sightseeing planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Manama to Harare. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Manama to Harare due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Manama in August, with highs in Harare at 29°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Harare

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Mukuvisi Woodlands ©
Mukuvisi Woodlands
Simpli Simbi ©
Simpli Simbi

2
nights
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls, a Zimbabwean town near the eponymous waterfall, serves as one of two prime gateway points to the majestic cascade and its surrounding national park.
On the 10th (Sat), take in the views from Victoria Falls Bridge, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Prime Art Gallery, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and finally see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Victoria Falls online journey builder .

Traveling by flight from Harare to Victoria Falls takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Harare in August, you will find days in Victoria Falls are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Lusaka.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Zipline

2
nights
Lusaka, Zambia

Lusaka ©
Tourism in Lusaka, Zambia's commercial and government center, thrives mostly due to its central location and well-connected airport, making it a gateway for exploring the country's numerous nature reserves and national parks.
Lusaka is known for parks, shopping, nature, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Chaminuka Game Reserve, stop by Kabwata Cultural Village, view the masterpieces at 37D Gallery, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Sunday Crafts Market.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lusaka online travel planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Victoria Falls to Lusaka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Addis Ababa.

Things to do in Lusaka

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Chaminuka Game Reserve ©
Chaminuka Game Reserve
Lower Zambezi National Park ©
Lower Zambezi National Park
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery ©
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery

2
nights
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Addis Ababa ©
A sprawling metropolis and home to millions of Ethiopians, Addis Ababa houses many international organizations, embassies, and commissions, making it a diplomatic, political, and economic hub of the country.
On the 15th (Thu), examine the collection at Ethnological Museum, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Ethiopia, then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Meskel Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Arada Giyorgis, then explore the striking landscape at Entoto Hill, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Entoto Maryam Church.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Addis Ababa online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Lusaka to Addis Ababa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lusaka to Addis Ababa due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Addis Ababa can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Al Muharraq.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum ©
National Museum of Ethiopia ©
National Museum of Ethiopia
Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Holy Trinity Cathedral

1
night
Al Muharraq, Bahrain

Al Muharraq ©
Muharraq is Bahrain's third largest city and served as its capital until 1932 when it was replaced by Manama. On the 17th (Sat), stroll around The Lagoon Park, then look for gifts at Muharraq souq, then admire the striking features of Shaikh Isa bin Ali House, and finally make a trip to Arad Fort.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Al Muharraq trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Addis Ababa to Al Muharraq with the Route module. Traveling from Addis Ababa in August, expect Al Muharraq to be warmer, temps between 47°C and 38°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Al Muharraq

Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Lagoon Park ©
The Lagoon Park
Arad Fort ©
Arad Fort
Shaikh Isa bin Ali House ©
Shaikh Isa bin Ali House

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