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Kuwait is located in the Middle East, surrounded by the Persian Gulf, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia. The country is not quite as wealthy as its neighbors, but what it lacks in glamour, it makes up for in authenticity.
There are fewer tourists that visit the country, resulting in a truly Arab feel to the country. The country is filled with gorgeous deserts, world-class museums and beautiful beaches. This gives travelers a wide range of things to do and see.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Kuwait. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Kuwait: typhoid, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rabies, and influenza.
Dengue is present in Kuwait. Repellents or netting are recommended for a trip to Kuwait, especially along the coast.
See our vaccinations page to learn more about these infections and vaccines. Ready to protect yourself? Book your travel health appointment today by calling or schedule online now.
A visa and passport are required for entry into Kuwait. Be sure to have some Kuwaiti Dinars with you as they may be required to pay any fees on arrival.
For more information, see our Kuwait visa page. Or contact a Passport Health Passport and Visa specialist by calling 1-844-366-8472 or by filling out our online form.
Kuwait has a desert climate and is very hot and dry. In the summer, April to October, it is very hot and humid, with temperatures reaching the 120’s in July.
In the winter it is cooler and temperatures can reach the 40’s. There is very little rain throughout the year.
Kuwait currently faces terrorism, which may result in attacks on U.S. travelers. Terrorists often target large public events or places where groups of individuals congregate. Criminal activity, such as theft and car break-ins is low, but on the rise.
All travelers should be cautious while traveling. Travel with a partner when possible. Avoid large gatherings, and track local news broadcasts.
The Kuwait Towers are three tall and slender towers located in Kuwait City, Kuwait. The tallest tower is about 613 feet tall. From afar, they are a beautiful sight, covered in blue, green, and gray enameled steel disks. The view of the towers is unimpeded by other high-rise buildings, making it a perfect photo-op. Visitors can go to the Viewing Sphere, which has a rotating platform. There is also a Restaurant Sphere for those who want a delicious meal with a view.
Kuwait offers a unique experience to travelers. Make sure what you bring will help you be ready for the trip.
When traveling it is very helpful to find out exactly where the U.S. embassy or consulates are located. Keep the address written down in case you have a legal problem, you lose your passport, or you want to report a crime. Be sure to keep a copy of your passport with you in case you lose the original.
U.S. Embassy Kuwait City
P. O. Box 77
Telephone: 00-(965) 2259-1001
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