5 Stunning Saudi Arabia Adventures That Will Make You Want To Book A Flight Instantly
Number 5 is the one...
Despite its rich and diverse geography, vibrant culture and spectacular nature - the sad fact is that Saudi Arabia is a pretty unknown landscape for many of us - but that's about to change...
The Saudi Tourism is currently exhibiting at the World Travel Market in London, and is sharing PLENTY of information on gorgeous domestic adventures within the Kingdom, so we picked a few of the best that you should check out.
With so many incredible locations to visit, you'll be waving a hearty adios to that annual trip to Alicante - trust us ;)
1. Al Ula
For the history nerds among you, be sure to check out the ancient and historical incense route in North Western Saudi, with its stunning archaeological remnants...
Join a two-night tour that will show you the Mada'in Saleh Islamic Castle, as well as the Al Ula Museum, the old railway station and the Lion City.
2. Taif tour
The rocky terrain of Taif makes for some gorgeous mountainous viewing, as well as cable cars and panoramic views.
Visit the rose factory at Al Shafa and the Al Taif Museum on this three-day exploration.
3. Jeddah City Tour
Jeddah is one of Saudi's best-known cities, and you can see a special side of it with a tour of the historical side of Jeddah, with a viewing of the Alawi Souk, the old water reservoir, Gable Street and more.
After lunch, you'll visit the open-air museum at the Corniche, and see the stunning King Fahd Fountain, the world's TALLEST fountain.
4. Farasan Island Trip
Just off the coast of Jizan - The Farasan Islands are an archipelago in the Red Sea, and home and habitat to wondrously colourful coral and marine life.
Spend a night in the Farasan Islands hotel, exploring three of the biggest islands and see the stunning beaches, crystal clear waters and marine life that Saudi has to offer.
5. A nine-day best-of tour
Be whisked around some true Saudi highlights with this nine-day best-of tour, from the full day visit in Jeddah, to Abha for the cable cars, silver market and the Flower Men of Tihama.
After that, you'll get taken to Riyadh, the capital for a visit to some of Saudi's most historical monuments, the national museum, and sight-see the palaces.
After a visit to Al Ula, you'll head back to Jeddah, where it all began, to conclude your trip.
Check out more info via the Saudi Tourism website.
Sponsored By Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage
SCTH acts as a stimulation center, works in close partnership with the parties and relevant partners to achieve the vision and mission of tourism sector in the Kingdom. It acts as a primary booster for the sustainable tourism development in line with the Islamic principles and social, cultural and environmental values prevailing in the Kingdom.