Arriving in Basrah

Book your flights to Basra with Etihad Airways and get ready to discover a mythical land where legend and fantasy go hand in hand. Located in the Arabian Gulf, the life of its inhabitants has always been linked to the sea, so it’s not strange that Sinbad legends are still alive in the areas surrounding its port.

Plan Your Basra Holiday

Travel to Basra and open the door to its past. Old Town is still impressive with its amber-brick buildings, openwork tracery windows, and its ancient mosques that remain as a sign of ancient splendour. Use the Shatt al-Arab River as your guide and you’ll see its most urban side at the Corniche al-Basora pier and its more traditional side in the neighbourhoods along the riverbanks.

If you decide to book tickets to Basra using Etihad’s Deals section, don't forget to go to Sinbad Island and explore its beautiful gardens in the middle of the river. With Etihad Airways you can find good flight deals to Basra, but remember that the best season to travel is during the fall and winter. Regarding accommodation, it won't be too difficult to find cheap hotels in Basra as tourism is still growing.

Flying from Nepal

Book your flights from Nepal with Etihad Airways to hundreds of locations around the world and enjoy our exceptional service. From the time you book your flight until the time you leave the airport at your destination you can feel confident that the staff at Etihad will do their very best to make sure that your trip goes smoothly.

Major Airports in Nepal

As Nepal is a relatively small country, Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) is its only international airport. It is located 3 miles from Kathmandu city centre. It offers snack shops and various shopping opportunities including a souvenir shop. There are also post office facilities and a convenient currency exchange. The duty-free shop and a business class lounge are located on the first floor.

Airport Transportation in Nepal

There is no train to Tribhuvan International Airport, but a regularly scheduled bus to Tribhuvan International Airport runs from the centre of Kathmandu. This operates daily from dawn to dusk, but not during the night. It will be more expensive, but if this is not a concern, you could always take a taxi to Tribhuvan International Airport. There are plenty around the city who will be willing to take you there.

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Interested in Basrah? Consider Muscat

Book your flights to Muscat with Etihad Airways and prepare to see both the ancient and modern come together in this wondrous destination. Muscat offers a wealth of experiences from riding magnificent Arabian horses to enjoying a balmy sunset at Qurum Beach.

Plan Your Muscat Holiday

Travel to Muscat and discover everything you hope for; fine weather, wonderful cuisine, modern facilities, history and culture. The landscape is both mountainous and oceanic, allowing every taste to be catered for. Modern shopping malls co-exist with traditional markets and older regions of Muscat are walled and gated as if time has stood still.

As Muscat has so much to offer, in such a unique geographic area, it continues to be a timeless destination. We advise that you book your tickets to Muscat well in advance if you wish to visit in the popular springtime, when various international events are held in pleasant temperatures. To find cheap hotels in Muscat seek accommodation outside of the Muscat district and consider booking outside of January to later February. Later in the year flight deals to Muscat can also be better as the temperatures increase.

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