A quick guide: What are the Safest Places to Travel in the Middle East?

The Middle East is a region that fascinates quest travelers. However, it is stamped often as a hazardous destination afflicted with turbulence- a misunderstanding sustained by the corporate news media. 

Although there are few areas that are absolutely imprudent to visit, several Middle East countries are perfectly safe for travel. These countries welcome travelers affectionately, with sincere esteem where it is given back. 

As long as we enlarge it to do your research and get hold of the precaution that you have to take, then it is an appealing place to explore. It provides phenomenal history and indefinite opportunities for adventure. 

Based on the adventure, Captainstale has compiled a list of the 5 safest countries in the Middle East. 


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Bahrain is a haven in the Persian Gulf with many unbelievable locations to explore.

It includes the country’s highest point, Jabal Al Dukhan (named as the Mountain of Smoke), and the Dilmun Burial Mounds, which has about 1000s of tumuli (burial mounds) that date back to 2050 and 1750 BCE.

But maybe the most fascinating place in Bahrain would be the world’s popular Tree of Life or Sharajat-Al-Hayat.  This 400-year-old tree is positioned amid a hard desert, with no obvious source of water. 

What makes Bahrain safe:

We should note that the crime rate in Bahrain is low, with brutal crime being vastly rare. However, be guarded for petty crimes like theft and burglary. 

Politically encouraging demonstrations and disapprovals are frequent there, but it restricted them to certain areas with security. 


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Egypt is one of Africa’s famous tourist spots and therefore considered being one of the safest Middle Eastern countries to visit.

Travelers from all over the globe travel to have time to see the Great Pyramid of Giza, and take a tour of the Nile Valley, as it is home to the Valley of the Kings, the Great Sphinx of Giza, and the marvelous temples of Luxor and Karnax.

Besides exploring the historical capital of Cairo, cruises along the Nile are incredibly famous. It sails between Aswan and Luxor, halting at Esna, Edfu, and Kom Ombo. 

What makes Egypt safe:

The past decade has not been impressive for Egyptian tourism owing to the Arab spring and followed by political issues. Yet the country continues to be welcoming and shielded for travelers. 

They advised it to stay away from regions like the Libyan Border, Western Desert, and Sinai Peninsula (as there are chances of violence), other than that travelers may face petty theft. 


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Besides being known as one of the safest countries in the Middle East, another aspect that is popular is ecotourism in Jordan, which has skyrocketed in recent years. 

There are a series of nature reserves that include Ajloun Forest, Azraq Wetland Reserve, and the Dana Biosphere Reserve, which is eminent for its biodiversity. 

Some of the prominent places that should be visited are Jerash (Roman archaeological site), the Dead Sea, Wadi Mujib, and Wadi Rum or “Valley of the Moon”.

The trip to Jordan would be incomplete if you don’t visit the ancient city of Petra and climb the 500 steps secret trail to get a striking view of the famous Treasury (Al Khazneh). 

What makes Jordan safe:

We consider Jordanians to be exceptionally bountiful people and are more welcoming than certain notions might suggest. 

The Jordanian Government has taken extreme steps and invested a lot of money for the travelers so that they can feel safe and secure. 

  1. Kuwait:
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Kuwait is a wealthy country based on the oil they export on the Arabian Peninsula that is familiar with their zestful cityscapes. It has amazing cityscapes and splendid architecture that includes Kuwait Towers and Grand Mosque. 

To grasp the history of the country, there are several stunning museums, like the Kuwait National Museum, and the Tareq Rajab Museum of Islamic Arts. 

There is a desert safari to complete near Al Kout Beach, also some authentic food at the Souk Al-Mubarakiya, an orthodox souk market. 

What makes Kuwait safe?

 This is an oil-rich country with a normally low crime rate, and so the violence with the travelers is zero to Nil. 

The major threat for the travelers faced in Kuwait is because of the general disregard for road signals and signs, so it is better suggested to hire an experienced driver instead of driving on your own. 

United Arab Emirates (UAE):

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Although the UAE is an alliance of seven emirates, all tourists throng the fascinating city of Dubai. 

It is no wonder why, as it has detailed shopping malls and ultra-modern skyscrapers that include the world-famous tallest man-made building, the Burj Khalifa. 

Other splendid places to visit are Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Hajar Mountains, Al Zorah Nature Reserve, and visiting Sharjah.

What makes UAE safe?

The UAE is one of the rich Middle Eastern countries and the safest country for travelers.

The truth to be told is that most of the citizens are foreigners. And it is heavily guarded, so the crime rate is Nil. 

I, Priya Nagarajan, is a past Assistant Professor, mentor, tutor, counselor. Writing has always been a passion of mine and so changed my path to my passion. I believe language is the best way to convey your thoughts and dreams to get the results. I believe it takes a personal approach to reach individual success. I write with a flair for creativity and a keen eye for the professional.

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