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06 days and 05 nights Saudi Arabia Highlights

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Duration

06 days and 05 nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

Itinerary

DAY 01 JEDDAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - JEDDAH

Arrive at Jeddah International Airport, after visa and immigration formalities, your representative will greet you and escort you to your air-conditioned vehicle for your hotel transfer. Overnight in Jeddah.

DAY 02 JEDDAH HISTORICAL TOUR

Breakfast.Start your tour to visit Jeddah’s historical downtown area (Al-Balad) which is the historical area well known as the “Old Town”, where many of the oldest families used to live and work. It boasts of old buildings, a traditional souk and many restaurants, where visitors get to walk amid the old streets and experience the traditional landscape of the old town.

Then you will visit Al Shafi Mosque, The oldest mosque in Jeddah.

When you are in historical Jeddah we will take you back to the old era of Saudi Arabia, all your senses will be in action. You will hear and learn amazing stories about Jeddah and ride and walk through secret doors, Enjoy a wonderful walking Al-Balad.

This history tour of Old Town will take you along all the less known must-see local spots: Beit Nassif, Makkah gate for a photo stop, Historical Jeddah north gate stop for a photo, other historical houses provide a rare opportunity for you to experience the blend of traditional architecture with modernity Old Market hidden gems, Old Jeddah hidden galleries and Local Jeddah food shops only for locals no tourists know about it.

Then you will visit Al Tayebat International City Museum, It’s a maze of different rooms covering Saudi history, architecture, interior decoration, Islamic art from Saudi and other Islamic countries. The museum itself is a great place for photos.

Its four-floor collection has displays ranging from pre-Islamic artifacts, exquisite Islamic manuscripts, old coins and weaponry to stunning furniture, pottery and traditional Saudi dress. Replicas of home interiors from every region are also featured. Exhibits are accompanied by excellent information panels, as well as dioramas of the Kingdom’s provinces.

At the end, you will enjoy a ride along The New Jeddah Corniche is the 30 km coastal resort area of the city of Jeddah. Located along the Red Sea, the corniche features the coastal road, recreation areas, pavilions and large-scale civic sculptures for all to enjoy and take pictures.

Overnight in Jeddah.

DAY 03 JEDDAH - UMLUJ CITY TOUR - UMLUJ

Breakfast. Drive to Umluj (147 km) is often referred to as the Maldives of Saudi Arabia. The 104 little islands to the north of the town are all about egg-white sands and ancient swaying palms, and there’s a gentle technicolor world of nudibranchs, turtles and dugongs under the aquarium-like waters.

Embark on a journey to discover the highlights of the Tabuk Region during a visit to the town of Umluj with this tour, an adventure through the caves and explore hidden caves.

After that move to Old Town, then to the beach to enjoy sunset. Overnight in Umluj.

DAY 04 SPEND THE DAY AT THE BEACH IN UMLUJ "MALDIVES OF SAUDI ARABIA" - AL-ULA

Breakfast. Then move to Umluj beach.

Umluj beach has smooth island sand, historic and archeological richness and its natural islands and beaches.

The beauty of Umluj Beach shall rightly be known as the Saudi Maldives.

Move to a boat trip to explore the island and swim. Drive to AlUla. Overnight in Alula.

DAY 05 AL-ULA - HEGRA "MADAIN SALEH" - JABAL IKMAH - AL-ULA

Breakfast.Start your tour visiting the Hegra, also known as Madain Saleh , or Al-Ḥijr is an archaeological site located in the area of AlUla within Al Madinah Region in the Hejaz, Saudi Arabia. A majority of the remains date from the Nabatean kingdom. The site constitutes the kingdom’s southernmost and largest settlement after Petra, its capital.

The Archaeological Site of Al-Hijr (Madain Saleh) is the first World Heritage property to be inscribed in Saudi Arabia. Formerly known as Hegra it is the largest conserved site of the civilization of the Nabataeans south of Petra in Jordan. It features well-preserved monumental tombs with decorated facades dating from the 1st century BC to the 1st century AD. The site also features some 50 inscriptions of the pre-Nabataean period and some cave drawings. Al-Hijr bears a unique testimony to Nabataean civilization. With its 111 monumental tombs, 94 of which are decorated, and water wells, the site is an outstanding example of the Nabataeans’ architectural accomplishment and hydraulic expertise.

Then we will move to the next visit to Hijaz Railway Station, AlUla has long been a place of journey, travel and exploration; Hijaz Railway station construction began in 1900, reaching Madinah in 1908 and opening in Damascus in 1913. As a result of World War I, the railway’s full 1,300 planned kilometres were never completed.

The site dates back to the Nabataean civilisation and is spectacular. Its is a Unesco World Heritage site the first in Saudi Arabia. its holds remains of Hijaz railway from Istanbul from Makkah- Madina that build by the Ottoman empire and distroyed in world war one.

Then enjoy Elephant Rock,This spectacular rock formation resembles an elephant with its trunk touching the ground, is one of AlUla’s geomorphological wonders became one of AlUla iconic landmarks.

Elephant Rock, also known as Jabal AlFil, one of AlUla’s many geological marvels.

Then visit Jabal Ikmah, An open air library across AlUla’s Valley, lie thousands of inscriptions in Aramaic, Dadanitic, Thamudic, Minaic and Nabataean, features one of the oldest inscriptions of the Islamic era dating back to 24AH (644 CE).

Thousands of pre-Arabic inscriptions across numerous sites make AlUla an important location in studying the Arabic language. A mountain north of the AlUla Valley, AlAqra’a, features more than 450 early Arabic inscriptions. Naqsh Zuhayr, to the east, features one of the oldest inscriptions of the Islamic era — dating back to 24AH (644 CE). But no such site is more significant than Jabal Ikmah, home to the highest concentration of and most varied inscriptions in AlUla.

In a beautiful desert landscape warmed by the sun, the largest “open library” in Saudi Arabia sits tucked away in a remote canyon valley.

Overnight in AlUla.

DAY 06 AL-ULA - AIRPORT

Breakfast. Your Tour leader/ Driver will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.

Included/Excluded

  • - Meet & Assist with English Speaking representative from Flow Travel
  • - Transportation all through
  • - 05 nights’ Accommodation
  • - English Speaking guide all through touring days
  • - 05 Breakfasts
  • - Entrance fees to all mentioned sites
  • - Any tour not mentioned in the program.
  • - Any personal expenses, (Drinks on Beverage, Phone Calls, Laundries).
  • - Other meals are not included to give you maximum flexibility in deciding where, what and with whom to eat.
  • - Lunches & Dinners
  • - Tips for Guide & driver
  • - Personal insurance
  • - Anything not mentioned in the including section

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