A new year brings new beginnings and opportunities – and a reason to create a new travel bucket list with dream destinations to visit. There is nothing more exciting than exploring a fascinating destination and experiencing a new culture. These perfect destinations to visit for each month of the year are not only ideal for Halal holidays, but for unforgettable travel experiences too.
Top Muslim Holiday Destinations – Halal holidays 2018
January – Cape Town
Kick off the new year in Cape Town
, South Africa! The Cape Town summer
is ideal for fun activities such as swimming and to spend a day at the beach as well, so don’t miss out on Camps Bay or Boulder’s Beach. January is also very lively with festivities that include music festivals and outdoor cinemas – so you won’t be bored at all. Don’t forget to take a cable car ride up Table Mountain
and appreciate the region’s magnificent scenery either. Cape Town is one of the best holiday destinations for Muslim families
too, with numerous Halal eateries and cuisines – and entertainment for everyone too.
Find nearby prayer places and Mosques in Cape town
February – Maldives
White sandy beaches framed by the sparkling blue-green ocean and fine weather – these are just some of the reasons to visit Maldives
in February. You can enjoy the best of water sports, snorkeling, diving and island hopping to name few thrilling activities. The Maldives is also ideal for big Muslim travel groups where you can stay at gorgeous Halal-friendly accommodation
with amazing ocean scenery – and easily find Halal food near you
Find nearby prayer places and Mosques in Maldives
March – Morocco
April – The Netherlands
What could be more beautiful than tulips in the springtime? Visit the Keukenhof in Lisse to experience this truly spectacular scene in April. Whether you spend all day walking through the winding streets or decide to take a canal cruise and admire the old buildings – you will appreciate this charming, colourful city soon enough. Do visit the famous historical spots such as the Anne Frank Museum or the famous Rijksmuseum research library. Another intriguing city to visit is Rotterdam, where you can see Erasmus Bridge and the famous Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Finally, you can locate Halal eateries with no issues in the main cities, and the country is home to different cultures too.
Find nearby prayer places and Mosques in Netherlands
May – France
Find nearby prayer places and Mosques in France
June – Sweden
Atrip to Sweden
in June is when you can enjoy the wonderful Swedish summer, during which the sun shines for 12 hours – the longest days of year for the country. Sweden
is breathtakingly beautiful with lakes, lush green scenery framed by mountains and is also famous for the reindeer herds in the Lapland regions. Nature lovers can take a ferry ride to Djurgården Park to experience the Swedish landscape. The capital city, Stockholm has a rich history with interesting tourist attractions and museums to visit – don’t miss Drottningholm Palace and the Vasa Musuem. Some of the most Muslim friendly cities in Europe
are in Sweden, where you can easily find prayer places and mosques near you –including Halal restaurants as well.
July – Kenya
If exciting adventure is your thing, visiting Kenya
in July is just perfect. Nature lovers will get the opportunity to see wildebeest and zebras crossing over from Tanzania – so going on a safari for amazing wildlife encounters is the best thing to do. You can also observe all kinds wildlife gathering around watering holes and visiting places such as the Nairobi National Park is a rewarding experience. The colder climate is perfect for outdoor activities such as hiking too. Kenya quite Muslim-friendly and it won’t be hard to find Halal food near you or mosques either.
August – Malaysia
The fine weather during this time is perfect for outdoor activities and island hopping – ideal to plan beach getaways to Tioman Island, Redang Island or maybe a trip to Borneo. Langkawi
is another fascinating place to visit for nature and wildlife lovers. Kuala Lumpur is also a great spot for shopping
and it’s a great time to take a city tour to explore the famous attractions of the city
. The famous Batu Caves is also another famous attraction that you cannot miss. Malaysia is an ideal budget travel destination in 2018
and is also perfect for Halal holiday vacations – locating Halal restaurants and prayer facilities
is quite easy especially in Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru
Find nearby prayer places and Mosques in Malaysia
September – Germany
Travelers who would like to have Halal holidays in Europe
should consider an exciting trip to Germany. This is where you can explore Muslim friendly cities in Europe
such as Berlin
. But Germany has many interesting attractions and historical landmarks that you cannot miss – Brandenburg Gate
, Neuschwanstein Castle, Cologne Cathedral and so much more. Autumn starts around September, so the cities and countryside look especially beautiful where tourists can enjoy the pleasant weather too.
October – United States
This travel destination
is one of the best places to enjoy autumn – especially in New York
, and San Francisco
. You can also find Halal and Muslim-owned restaurants in these states as well. When in New York, do visit Central Park
or drop by the Statue of Liberty
or if you prefer to visit San Francisco, don’t miss out on Chinatown and the Golden Gate Bridge
. Chicago is just as interesting with the Field Museum of Natural History and many galleries that are worth checking out
November – Japan
The fall season in Japan
is when you will get to see beautiful autumn foliage and enjoy cool-crisp weather. Visit parks or gardens in Tokyo
and other main citiess to take nature’s beauty – or even take hike in Kamakura. But Japan also has some major attractions you cannot miss such the 17th century Tokyo Imperial Palace
or the Shinjuku National Garden. Shopaholic should also drop by Ginza and Akihabara where you can get almost anything. There are a fair amount of Halal eateries
in the main cities of Tokyo, Kyoto
. But if unsure, always inquire if Halal food is served or if non-Halal ingredients are used before placing orders.
December – Dubai