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Saudi Arabia Treasure Tour

KSA04: 9 Days Riyadh - Al Hafuf (Al-Ahsa Oasis) - Al Ula (Madain Saleh) - Jeddah

Tour Type: Private Tour, flexible and customized
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver & air-conditioned car
Accommodation: 4-star well selected hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: A mix choice of local cuisines and western-style food

Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Arrival at Riyadh, Airport pick up
Welcome to Saudi Arabia! When you arrive at RUH-King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh, the private driver and the guide will greet you with open arms and transfer you to the ordered hotel in urban Riyadh. We shall drive 35 km (21.7 miles) and 30 minutes to get to the hotel. Then just enjoy the leisure time.

Accommodation: Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences (4 stars)

Day 2: Riyadh historical city tour
At the beginning of the Saudi Arabia private tours, we'll sightsee in the old town of Riyadh. The Al Masmak Museum shows us the development of the royal family in modern times; Al Murabba Palace makes us get a touch of the luxurious environment of Saudi royals. Lunch will be self-paid but the guide will give you some suggestions.

Afterward, we will enjoy learning Saudi history and the Middle East landscapes at the National Museum of Saudi Arabia together with the National Museum Park, both of which are large-scaled. We shall go to Dira Souq in the end, where we could admire exquisite commodities in this old Saudi market, including brass wares and special souvenirs.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences (4 stars)

Day 3: Private transfer to Al Ahsa Oasis
We will take 3.5 hours' driving to Al Ahsa Oasis in Al Hafuf, about 350 kilometers (217.5 miles) from your hotel in Riyadh. As one of the largest oases on the earth, Al Ahsa Oasis is a UNESCO world heritage composed of gardens, canals, springs, wells, drainage ponds, historical architecture and archaeological sites. 2.5 million date palms are also growing well here. Later, we will also visit Ibrahim Palace, an Arabic masterpiece once served as a military base.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences (4 stars)

Day 4: Riyadh city tour
On today's Saudi Arabia private tour packages, we'll drive to visit the cradleland of Saudi Arabia - Old Diriyah, which is the heritage ruin of the ancient capital in the unique style of the central Arabian Peninsula. We'll also go to Kingdom Tower, a 311-meters (1,020.3-feet) wonder around the world providing a panoramic view of the city. Lunch is on your own as there're quite a few restaurants in the surroundings. Afternoon we'll visit the Al Rajhi Grand Mosque and the King Fahd National Library (closed on Sat & Fri).

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences (4 stars)

Day 5: Fly to Al Ula, Private transfer to Madain Saleh
You'll be sent to the airport for the plane to fly to Al Ula. Upon arrival, you will find our guide and our driver in Al Ula holding the welcome board. We're going to drive for 1 hour to reach Madain Saleh, the Nabatean ruins where we would see the ancient reservoir, well, tombs, palaces, temples as well as Al Diwan (Ethleeb Mountain). In this world heritage, the best-known things are the huge rock-carved tombs in a combined style of Roman, Nabatean, and Babylon architecture. After visiting, we'll go to the hotel in Al Ula downtown.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Madkhil Camp (4 stars)

Day 6: Al Ula city tour
We will go to Al Deerah Heritage Village today, for all-day Saudi Arabia private tours. People built these mazes of houses on the high cliff of the valley so as to get away from floods. They lived at the Arabic traditional village before the 8th century. It's a brilliant site to overlook Al Ula old city at Musa Ibn Nusayr Fort. Then we're to see old mud houses, and Elephant Rock is extremely large so that it may be comparable to a hill. Under the sunset, the giant rock looks more magnificent, like a Mammoth Mountain.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Madkhil Camp (4 stars)

Day 7: Safari trip to Rock Art
We are to see another world cultural heritage site today - the Rock Art in Hail district. We'll drive for 4 hours to the place in the desert. We will witness thousands of rock paintings, colored drawings on rocks, and ancient Arabic inscriptions in the Middle East desert landscape, thereby learning the local cultural development since the Neolithic Age.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Madkhil Camp (4 stars)

Day 8: Fly to Jeddah, Airport pick up & Jeddah highlight tour
As we would transfer you to the airport, you will get a morning flight to Jeddah for the following Saudi Arabia private tour packages. On arrival at Jeddah airport, you'll be heartily welcomed by the local driver and the local guide. We'll stroll in the world heritage Al-Balad first, also called Historic Jeddah, which is the old urban block constructed in the 7th century and lined with restaurants, cafes and bars. It's the typical Arabic place with traditional architecture. Next, we are to see Beit Nassif and Historical Jeddah North Gate.

The New Jeddah Corniche is an attractive resort area in Jeddah, too, where you can take pictures at the Red Sea. It also features 30 km (18.6 miles) long coastal avenue, amusement parks, and grand sculptures. A cycling by the sea will be arranged for you. In the end, we'll get to the Floating Mosque, the distinct one out of all these mosques in Jeddah for a single dome. The white architecture built on the sea seems to be a piece of a fairyland down to the earth.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Red Sea Palace (4 stars)

Day 9: Departure from Jeddah, Airport see-off
Based on the flight schedule, the driver and the guide will drop you off to the Jeddah airport. You will take your flight home. Wish your journey smooth!

Meals: Breakfast

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Tour Prices

Christmas & 2023 special: Enjoy 12% off if you book before Dec. 25, 2022

Month2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
Year Round$7189 $6326$6329 $5569
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 12% discount.
  • The above prices are not applied for Christmas, New Year and Easter.
  • Any part of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
What's Included
  • Pick-up and drop-off service at the airport.
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • Service of English speaking local guides per the itinerary.
  • Economy class airfare of Riyadh - Al Ula - Jeddah.
  • All transfers in private A/C vehicle with experienced driver.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Monuments Entrance fees per the itinerary.
What's Excluded
  • International flight into and out of Saudi Arabia.
  • Personal expenses (insurance, laundry, drinks, etc.).
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Saudi Arabia Visa Fee.
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