Day 1: Arrival in Jeddah
Arrival transfer to hotel.
We visit some of the old Ottoman houses including the beautiful and well-known Nasif House. Also visit Altaybat Int’l City for Sciences and Knowledge.
Day 3: Jedda-Abha
Visit the colorful Fish Market and a walking tour along the corniche. Afternoon flight to Abha
Day 4: Abha
Full day excursion with a visit to Mount Souda, Khamis Mushayt, Habala and Hamsan Villages. We shall see the colorful Flower Men of Tihama. This evening, visit a typical Saudi home.
Day 5: Abha-Al Ula
Day 6: Al Ula
Fly to Al Ula. This afternoon visit the old houses, Hijaz Railway Station and the magnificent iconic Elephant Rock.
Visit the museum in Al Ula, then proceed for a full day excursion to archaeological site of Madain Saleh visiting Nabatean Well, Qasr Al Bint, Diwan and Al Farid Palace.
Day 7 Al Ula-Al Jouf
Drive to Al Jouf stopping in Tayma to visit Bir Hadaj, Al Hamra Fort, and the museum.
Day 8 Al Jouf-Hail
We begin our day with a visit to Sakaka Fort, built in 7th c., situated on high ground overlooking Sakaka. Then continue to Al-Rajajil - the site of a group of standing stone pillars that date back to the Chalcolithic period.
Day 9 Hail-Al Qassim
This morning view the Oraif and Qishla Forts then drive to Al Qassim. Vsit Al Musaugef Museum, then Shenana tower from the 11th century, Jedieah Museum and King Fahad Mosque.
Day 10 Shagra-Ushaiger-Riyadh
Drive to Riyadh in route visit Ushaiger village, one of the oldest towns in the region of Najd. It was a major stopping point for pilgrims coming from Kuwait, Iraq and Iran to perform Hajj. Continue to Shagra.
Day 11 Riyadh
Morning at leisure. This afternoon visit Diriyyah, one of the most important sites, from where the history of Al Saud Dynasty began. Also visit Musmak Fort which from the outside is one of the most important monuments in the city of Riyadh. Visit National Museum and Murabba Palace.
Day 12 Riyadh-Dammam
This morning we depart in 4x4 vehicles driving 96 km northwest of Riyadh the magnificent sight the ‘Edge of the world.’ Continue to Dammam, the oil hub of Saudi Arabia. Visit The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture.
Day 13 Excursion to Al Hafuf
Drive to Al Ahsa/Al Hafuf, considered the largest oasis in the world. Visit the Al Qara Caves, Jabal Al-Qarah and the Ottoman Turkish Fort. Return to Dammam for overnight.
Day 14 Depart
Transfer to the airport. OR continue with us to Lebanon.