Madain Saleh - photo by Ahmad AlHasanat

Saudi Arabia

from $3,850

Explore the history and culture of Saudi Arabia with experienced guides, taking in the sights and sounds of Jeddah, Al Ula and Riyadh. Explore ancient architecture, museums, local arts and crafts and a geological side of Saudi Arabia that many never see.

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Start Point: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
End Point: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Maximum number of people: 10

Explore the history and culture of Saudi Arabia with experienced guides, taking in the sights and sounds of Jeddah, Al Ula and Riyadh. Explore ancient architecture, museums, local arts and crafts and a geological side of Saudi Arabia that many never see.

 

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • All accommodation (3 or 4-star hotels and one night of camping)
  • All meals
  • Bottled water
  • Transport/transfers
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Visa support (if required)
  • Internal flight as listed (Jeddah to Madina)
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Any visa fees
  • Insurance
  • International Flights
  • Other Drinks
  • Tips
  1. Day 1 Jeddah

    Arrive in Jeddah. Transfer to Hotel for briefing.
    Overnight in Jeddah.

  2. Day 2 Jeddah

    The morning will be spent on a boat ride visiting the coral islands and reefs that lie in the Red Sea just off the coast of Jeddah. Following a late lunch at a local restaurant, we will drive along the corniche of Jeddah. The road acts as an open-air museum displaying an array of modern sculptures.
    Overnight in Jeddah.

  3. Day 3 Jeddah - Medina

    Visit 19th-century ottoman houses constructed of coral and wood, the most beautiful and well known is Nasif House.
    In the afternoon, we will visit the Altaybat City Museum with its large collection of arts from the Arabian peninsula.
    In the afternoon you will be transferred to the airport for a flight to Medina.
    Overnight in Medina.

  4. Day 4 Medina - Khaybar White Volcano

    Drive 200km north from Medina to see a geological side of Saudi Arabia that is rarely visited. The region is home to 2000 dormant volcanos and we will take a day exploring them and for the fit to scale the “white volcano”.
    Overnight camping at the white volcano.

  5. Day 5 Khaybar White Volcano - Al Ula

    A mornings drive to Al Ula via the town of Khaybar. After lunch at the resort in Al Ula you will have the afternoon at probably the highlight of all of Saudi Arabia, the archaeological site of Madain Saleh. After Petra, the grandest of all Nabatean archaeological sites.
    Overnight in Al Ula.

  6. Day 6 Al Ula - Hail

    A morning exploring the Ragarsat desert including a visit to Harrat Awairth mountain to view the spectacular view of Al Ula and visiting the famous Elephant Rock.
    Then drive the 400km to Hail.
    Overnight in Hail.

  7. Day 7 Hail & Around

    A day exploring Hail and it’s environs. This will include the Aja mountains and Jubbah where we can see the best and oldest examples of Neolithic rock art, deeply carved into the stone cliff faces.
    Back in Hail, there will be time to visit the historical house of Al Naif. Overnight in Hail.

  8. Day 8 Hail - Qassim

    A morning drive from Hail to Qassim. Highlights of the drive include the Tabah volcano and the pre -Islamic historical city of Faid. After lunch, you can then visit the Almsukaf cultural market.
    Overnight in Qassim.

  9. Day 9 Qassim - Riyadh

    A day experiencing rural and small-town life in Saudi Arabia. This will include a visit to a traditional farm, a natural oasis and the mud-built village of Ushiger.
    Followed by a 150km drive to Riyadh.
    Overnight in Riyadh.

  10. Day 10 Riyadh - End

    Morning visit to Dirryyah village. The UNESCO world heritage site is where the history of Al Saud Dynasty began. This will be followed by Masmak fort, one of the most important monuments in the city of Riyadh. The fort was captured by the Saud family in 1902, the start of the Saud family rule of the region. Lunch at a local restaurant followed by a visit to the National Museum, composed of eight galleries telling the complete story of Arabian history.
    Visit Murabba Palace, built in 1937 by King Abdulaziz, in the traditional Najid style using only local building materials.
    We will finish the day by visiting the Deira Souq.
    Transfer to airport for evening flight departure.

Accommodation

We do not and cannot offer a uniform accommodation standard on our itineraries. We consider comfort, location, design, character, historical interest and whether the money we spend will go into the pockets of the local community when we make our choices of where to stay.
The accommodation will be based on 2 people sharing.
An optional single supplement is available for US$600.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
Included in the price:
  • All accommodation (3 or 4-star hotels and one night of camping)
  • All meals
  • Bottled water
  • Transport/transfers
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Visa support (if required)
  • Internal flight as listed (Jeddah to Madina)
Not included in the price:
  • Any visa fees
  • Insurance
  • International Flights
  • Other Drinks
  • Tips

We do not directly arrange international flights to Saudi Arabia. We can suggest routes and operators.

We do not arrange Saudi Arabia visas directly. For most nationalities, there is a simple e-visa system.

All meals are included. Bottled water is included. Other drinks are not.

When we choose our vehicles and drivers we take into consideration the road conditions, the length of journey and the competence of the man behind the wheel. Your comfort and enjoyment of the journey is the first priority.

On this trip you will be accompanied by a licenced English speaking local guide. This allows for greater security and means that there will always be someone on hand to help or assist you.

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Package Confirmed Dates Trip Status Trip Status Price (PP) Excluding Flights Price (PP) Including Flights  
February 13, 2021 - February 22, 2021
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