Bahrain

Bahrain

Hot summers and warm winters. Desert sunshine virtually guaranteed!

Israel

Israel

Mild in winter but the dry summer heat is scorching.

Lebanon

Lebanon

Hot and dry for much of the year but the winter cold may surprise you.

Qatar

Qatar

Wow! Hot desert sun, warm seas and a breeze. Sun protection essential, especially from May to September.

Turkey

Turkey

Summer heat is no surprise but winter days may be colder and snowier than some might imagine.

Iran

Iran

Scorching heat in summer but the winter cold may surprise you.

Jordan

Jordan

The coolness of winter might surprise. Good to visit away from the summer heat.

Oman

Oman

Too hot for some - we recommend November to March for most comfort.

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia

Dangerous dry heat for much of the year, but winter brings a more comfortable warmth.

United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates

Avoid scorching mid-summer heat to enjoy comfortable warmth and sunshine.

Iraq

Iraq

Mild in winter but the dry summer heat is scorching.

Kuwait

Kuwait

November to March is the best time to visit. The rest of the year may be too hot for many.

Palestine

Palestine

Hot, dry summers and mild, showery winters in this ancient city.

Syria

Syria

Hot sunshine for much of the year but some winter days can be cold and wet.

Yemen

Yemen

A dry climate with a strong sun but desert nights can get chilly in winter.