5 Fascinating Spots In Saudi Arabia That Need To Be On Your Travel Bucket List

They've taken centre stage at the World Travel Market...

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Saudi Arabia might not be the first place that springs to mind when you're mulling over your holiday options - but it really should be. And let us tell you why...

An untapped gem of beautiful getaways, there are some gorgeousss spots in the Kingdom and it's just been recognised in a very big way.

The World Travel Market is one of the world's leading travel markets, each year it gets big press and this year Saudi will take centre stage! In line with Saudi's mission in developing the Kingdom as a top tourist spot and increasing travel opportunities, its participation in the event will highlight all the incredible travel opportunities within the Kingdom.

Here are five TOP trips that are recommended if you're new to Saudi...

5. Medina

The major Islamic pilgrimage site (where you'll find the Prophet's Mosque) is already a popular trip for both locals and expats.

4. Sudair

This historical region in central Saudi, a trip here will take you through many of the smaller Sudair towns where dates (known as kudry) are highly prized.

3. Umrah

People will travel from all over the world to perform Umrah and complete the pilgrimage to Mecca. Saudi tourism is operating a tour to arrange all travel arrangements, making your trip completely care free.

2. Jeddah safari

The vast Saudi desert has to be seen to be believed - the safari tour involves a traditional bedouin tent experience, falconry, quad biking and more. This is an experience for everyone!

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1. Al Ola

A truly fascinating city, Ola was historically on the incense route and within the city you'll still find archaeological remnants, some over 2,000 years old. History buffs will adore this trip.

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