SAUDI ARABIA HIGHLIGHTS – 8 DAYS -

SAUDI ARABIA HIGHLIGHTS – 8 DAYS

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Enjoy with Daily tours egypt Company an 8-day trip to Saudi Arabia, as it is a land full of wonders, as it contains natural beauty with its mountainous nature, carved sand dunes, and its location overlooking the Red Sea.
On this trip, we aim to take you to see the most prominent landmarks of this country and reveal a magical land. We will begin this tour in the city of Riyadh, where you will see old villages built of mud bricks. Then we will continue the trip in the city of Al-Ula, which is called the ghost city. We will spend time there discovering the natural landscapes. And the wonderful tombs carved into the rocks. From above, we will travel to Jeddah to begin a new adventure.








 

Cancellations policy 


Between 30 and 15 days before your arrival date, 25% of the entire tour price will be deducted.  

Between 14 and 7 days before your arrival date, 50% of the entire tour price will be deducted.

Between 7 and 4 days before your arrival date, 75% of the entire tour price will be deducted.

Between 3 and 1 days before your arrival date, 100% of the entire tour price will be deducted

Children Policy:
0 - 01.99 Free
2 - 05.99 pay 25% of the tour price

6 - 11.99 pay 50% of the tour price12 years and over pay the full price of the trip per adult person

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Day 1 – Riyadh


      
 

Arrive in Riyadh and transfer to the hotel. Depending on when you arrive there may be time to explore the city. Overnight in Riyadh.

Day 2 – Riyadh


       
 

Spend today exploring Riyadh. We visit the Murraba Palace, built by King Abdul Aziz in the traditional style as a home for his family, as well as the historic Masmak fortress, one of the oldest buildings in the city. As well as this we will visit the Dira souq, specialising in copper and brass as well as old Bedouin jewellery, and if time allows, the Rajhi Mosque. Overnight in Riyadh.

Day 3 – Ushaiger – Al Nafud


       
 

Drive to the well-preserved mud brick village of Ushaiger, with its approximately 400 houses and 25 mosques lining a maze of paths amidst the palm trees and orchards. Later head out to explore the desert dunes of Al Nafud, then return to Riyadh for the night. Overnight in Riyadh.

Day 4 – Al Ula


      
 

Fly to Al Ula, with its superbly preserved historic buildings. This is the gateway to Madain Saleh but is well worth exploring on its own. Upon arrival we visit its main sites including the ‘lion tomb’ and Ikmah Mountain with its ancient inscriptions, followed by a walk through the old town. Overnight in Al Ula.

Day 5 – Madain Saleh


      
 

Head to the site of Madain Saleh – perhaps the highlight of this trip. We spend time exploring its numerous tombs and chambers hewn into the rocks, a remnant of the Nabataean civilisation which once ruled this part of Arabia. We also visit the famous ‘elephant rock’, before returning to Al Ula for the night. Overnight in Al Ula.

Day 6 – Al Ula – Jeddah


      
 

Fly to south to Jeddah and transfer to the hotel. Later we head out to see the King Fahd Fountain, a 30-year-old monument with spectacular displays in the middle of the Red Sea. Overnight in Jeddah.

Day 7 – Jeddah


        

 

Spend today exploring Jeddah. This morning visit some of the old Ottoman houses, constructed from coral and wood, for a sense of the history of this Red Sea city, built on the wealth of ancient trade routes. We also explore the fish market and have time to stroll along the cornice with the locals. Overnight in Jeddah.
 

Day 8 – Jeddah

Transfer to the airport for departure.

Please note that government restrictions may sometimes force us to make amendments to this itinerary, and you should be prepared for a degree of flexibility. The Saudi authorities can be rather arbitrary in making sudden closures of sites and we cannot always guarantee that all sites can be visited. You should also be aware that some sites, like forts and mosques, can generally only be viewed from the outside.
 

What’s included?

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation
  • Guides
  • Meals
  • Entrance fees

What’s not included?

  • Visas
  • International flights
  • Travel insurance

Important Note :

We accept all methods of secure payment: Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, direct bank transfer.

Kindly note that the hotel rating in Saudi is not the same as in USA or Europe, so Luxury or Ultimate Luxury hotel options are always recommended.

 

info

 

What is the ancient village of Riyadh?

Mid-17th-century Riyadh has been described as a small fortified village that belonged to a chain of settlements along Wadi Ḥanīfah, a low valley located at the western edge of the city.
 

What is special about AlUla?

The cornerstones of the AlUla experience
From the ancient tombs of Dadan, and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hegra, to the modern-day mirrored marvels within its valley, AlUla's natural and man-made landscapes are the most alluring in the world, all waiting to be discovered.
 

Why is Jeddah famous for?

It lies along the Red Sea west of Mecca. The principal importance of Jeddah in history is that it constituted the port of Mecca and was thus the site where the majority of Muslim pilgrims landed while journeying to the holy cities of Mecca and Medina
  • Explore Jeddah’s historic quarter
  • Visit the Nabataean city of Madain Saleh
  • Stay in the vibrant city of Riyadh
  • Visit the mud brick village of Ushaiger

Travel Insurance – from AIG

Secure your trip and give yourself greater peace of mind with the Travel Insurance program proposed by AIG for you. For more info visit www.aig.com
One week 50$ per person
More than one week 75 $ per person.
 

Saudi Sim Card

if you plan to get a Saudi sim card we would advise you to get it at the airport when you arrive. as it will be much easier to buy it from the airport other than anywhere else as they request more documents if you decide to buy it later from anywhere else.
 

Our Tour Leader/Driver

We don’t only choose qualified and professional Tour leader/ Drivers but also choose those who are friendly, with a sense of humor who are committed to offering a superior level of service so you can enjoy your time with them.

 

How To dress

Both men and women are asked to dress modestly in public, avoiding tight-fitting clothing. Women should cover shoulders and knees in public.
 

Your passport

You should keep your passport with you during any tour you will be making in Saudi Arabia. don’t leave it in your hotel room as some times they request to see your passport or visa.

Route

  1. Riyadh
  2. AlUla
  3. Jeddah