Halal friendly travel destinations

Halal tourism is a new product introduced in the travel industry for Muslim travellers who wish to abide by their traditions on holiday. Halal tourism is fast becoming popular across the world and there are several holiday destinations that are now catering to Muslims. Halal holidays include accommodation in hotels that do not serve alcohol, cater Halal food and have separate swimming pools and spa facilities for men and women. Some destinations even have Halal beaches, permitting all members of the family to enjoy beach holidays freely. There are several countries around the world that offer these services, including Malaysia, Turkey and even China! By offering these Halal conditions, Muslim travellers can now enjoy their holidays, while maintaining their religious beliefs.

There are several travel companies that provide tailor-made Halal friendly holidays to several destinations around the world. These holidays ensure that travellers cross paths with Muslims from around the world – from Argentina all the way to China. Here are some of the best travel destinations for Halal friendly holidays.

  • India – You can discover Islamic heritage in many parts of India such as Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Mumbai, Kerala and Rajasthan. Visit India’s Golden Triangle, the stunning Taj Mahal, the Periyar Reserve and many more, and stay at Halal friendly hotels such as the Ramada Hotel, Maidens Hotel, Fariyas Hotel and Maidens Hotel.
  • China – This is one of the oldest civilizations in the world and has much in store for travellers such as the Summer Palace, the Temple of Heaven and the Long Corridor in Beijing. The Niujie Mosque is also located here; this was the first mosque to be built in China. Other sights to see are the Great Wall of China and the Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an – which is home to the largest Muslim population in China.
  • Maldives – The islands of Maldives are situated in the Indian Ocean, and are one of the most popular beach destinations in the world. With hundreds of resorts located on individual islands, privacy is at the fore here, so you can relax in beachside accommodation and even enjoy your own private pool if you desire.
  • Tanzania and Zanzibar – This is one of the best places to visit in Africa for an all round Halal friendly holiday. Unforgettable wildlife expeditions and stunning beaches are in abundance here, with Halal friendly lodges for accommodation. Zanzibar has some Middle East routes, as many descendants from Oman settled here.

Serendipity Tailormade is a UK based travel company that specialises in Halal friendly hotels. Halal friendly travel has never been easier.

Aalia Mahdi
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