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Kuwait : When and where to go?
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Kuwait: Climate & Weather
The summer runs from June to September with warm temperatures and high humidity, and a hot spot in August, as well as hot winds from Arabia.
17°C - 63°F
Kuwait City, updated 00:00 GMT
What to do in Kuwait
Between Western modernity and tenacious Islamic traditions, Kuwait can only fascinate the traveler who discovers it. Formerly populated by pearl fishermen and merchants, this country now lives on its petroleum resources, which does not prevent it from beating to the rhythm of Islam, and is astonished by the warm and open welcome Of its inhabitants.
You will discover surprising constructions in Kuwait City such as the Kuwait Towers, the Liberation Tower, where the panorama is superb, but also museums (such as the National Museum, the Tareq Rajab Museum and its collection of Islamic art Traditional, and the Museum of History and Science), large hotels, wide avenues and extensive parks. Admire also the Great Mosque and its two remarkable blue bulbs.
On the coast you will enjoy the beautiful beaches and explore the 9 offshore islands, only one of which is inhabited by Failakka, as well as interesting archaeological sites. You will also have the opportunity to practice some water sports, fishing, diving, swimming, boat trips.
Other places of entertainment, amusement parks: Aqua Park, the largest in the Arabian Gulf, but also Entertenmaint city, 20 km from the capital, one of the largest in the Middle East.
Far from the cities, you will find no river or mountain, only a desert that gently descends to the sea, but which in spring is covered with greenery and serves as a track for camel races.
Kuwait : The basics
It takes a visa to enter Kuwait, issued upon arrival, and a valid passport.
The current currency is the Kuwaiti dinar (KWD).
To get to Kuwait, you can fly from Paris with a stopover.
There are very safe and reasonably priced buses in the country, but you can also take a taxi or rent a car when you drop off at the airport.
Budget: It is possible to get around 300 € per week per person to eat and sleep, however this is a small budget.
Health: there is no real health problem in the country, but it is recommended to have up to date their traditional vaccinations, plus that against hepatitis B. To report in 2013 of the respiratory infections in connection With the new coronarovirus. Beware of water that is not always drinkable.
Security: the political situation is calm, but it is better to remain vigilant in the context of terrorist risks. It is also important to respect the Islamic customs: no shorts, décolleté or short skirt. Attention also to the mines present off-piste in the desert.
Shopping: You will easily find a local handicraft in the shops of the city, between Bedouin objects, traditional clothes, pearls, basketry and jewelry. Unless you prefer luxury stores to buy zero-rated electronics ...