Cheap Flights To Kuwait
Kuwait is a perfect place to visit for those who want a taste of the luxurious Middle East lifestyle, combined with more historical and traditional sights and activities. Kuwait offers markets, museums, and monuments, to keep travelers of every taste entertained.
Attractions in Kuwait
Kuwait City Souk - This bustling traditional market in Kuwait City is made up of food halls, clothes sellers, and jewelers. Here you can haggle for bargains, sample the local foods, or just immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of local culture.
Kuwait Towers - These landmark towers are seen as a symbol of modern Kuwait. The tower with the largest spheres houses a restaurant, cafe, and revolving viewing platform.
Green Island - This man-made island off the coast is a great spot for relaxation and ideal for families. There are barbecue and recreational areas, cycle hire, and swimming facilities.
Tareq Rajab Museum - The Tareq Rajab Museum houses many historical Islamic works of art, along with highly important Arabic manuscripts. Beautiful textiles and jewelry, miniatures, and carvings are on display too, giving an insight into the rich history of the area.
Shopping and Restaurants
Dining - Kuwait has some fantastic fine-dining restaurants serving Middle Eastern cuisine. If you're eating on the go, authentic street food can be found in every corner of the many souks. Machboos, a meat and rice dish, is not to be missed. Great seafood is also plentiful.
Shopping - For shopping, head to one of Kuwait's many malls. These malls are often beautifully designed, as well as a welcome respite from the desert heat, due to their air conditioning. 360 Mall in Kuwait City tempts shoppers in with Bloomingdales, Gucci, and Cartier, alongside chocolatiers, a cinema, and bowling alley. The whole family will be satisfied after a trip to the mall!
Kuwait Smart Tip
If you're not used to the searing desert heat, plan your trip for autumn or winter. The weather will be mild and much more manageable for those who aren't too tolerant of the heat, meaning you can head outdoors rather than seeking out air conditioning!
Flying to Kuwait
Flying to Kuwait is easy, as the country is well serviced by major airlines; in fact, Kuwait Airways and Jazeera Airways have their main hub at Kuwait International Airport.
Kuwait International is constantly expanding, with its latest development being a dedicated Jazeera Airways terminal. The airport's expansion will eventually see up to 25 million passengers per year pass through.
More information on Kuwait
There are some great sources of information for those heading to Kuwait, whether first-time visitors or seasoned travelers, there’s always something new to discover.
Lonely Planet offers lots of suggestions of things to see and do, as well as practical advice to travelers getting to grips with the Kuwaiti culture.
Kuwaiti Government has an excellent one-stop-shop tourism page, offering suggestions for activities, along with important information about weather, transport, and utilities. There are also useful links to local pharmacies and hospitals, so this is a great site to bookmark for once you're there.