A memorable trip across Central & Eastern Saudi Arabia (Riyadh, Dhahran & Hofuf) – 5 nights of Cultural


What to expect

Take a memorable trip through Saudi Arabia and visit several iconic attractions in Riyadh – the Kingdom’s capital – as well as Dhahran, a charming city near Dammam, and Hofuf in the beautiful Al Ahsa region.

Visit museums, fortresses, palaces and witness the never-ending horizon at the Edge of the World.

Tour around the unique cultural centre, Ithra, which looks like a space station, and round off your trip by exploring traditional marketplaces and natural beauty in Al Ahsa.


Day 1 – Arrival & free time

Arrival: Get picked up from the airport and transferred to your hotel.

Check-in: Check in to your hotel and get some rest.

Free time: You have some free time now, so go ahead and do a bit of exploring on your own.


Day 2 – Riyadh Pulse tour

9:30 AM – Hotel pick-up: You will be picked up from your hotel for an exciting tour of Riyadh’s most iconic sites.

10:00 AM – Pass by Al Murabba Historical Palace: Here’s a photo op for you as you pass by Al Murabba Palace and admire its unique architecture.

10:30 AM – National Museum: Take a deep dive into Saudi Arabia’s history at one of the most popular museums located at the King Abdulaziz Historical Centre: the National Museum.

12:00 PM – A trip to Al Masmak Fortress: Visit Al Masmak Fortress and marvel at this significant site that is a reflection of Saudi heritage.

1:30 PM – Lunch: Treat your tastebuds to some tasty fusion delicacies at Takya before continuing the tour.

3:00 PM – Al Bujairi Heritage Park & Ad Diriyah trip: Take a tour of Al Bujairi Heritage Park and Al Turaif in Ad Diriyah, the original home of the Saudi royal family.

5:30 PM – Hotel drop-off: You will be dropped off at your hotel. Enjoy the rest of your evening.


Day 3 – Edge of the World tour

8:00 AM – Hotel pick-up: Get picked up from the hotel to visit one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Kingdom.

9:00 AM – Off-roading experience: Have an off-roading experience like no other and get ready to marvel at Saudi Arabia’s geological wonder, the Edge of the World.

10:00 AM – Arrive at Edge of the World: Enjoy the never-ending horizon and relax in the natural beauty of the Edge of the World.

12:00 PM – Lunch: Unwind in a traditional Arabian setting and enjoy a pre-packed meal as you gaze at the breathtaking views.

3:00 PM – Return to the hotel: You will return to your hotel, from where you can get your bags and get ready for your flight to the next destination.

3:30 PM – Airport transfer: Head to the airport for your flight to Dammam.

6:45 PM – Hotel transfer: Transfer to your hotel and get some much-needed rest.


Day 4 – Ithra tour

10:00 AM – Hotel pick-up: You will be picked up from your hotel to visit Ithra in Dhahran.

11:30 AM – Ithra tour: Step into a world of outstanding creativity and enjoy the experience of being inside a space station.

12:20 PM – Lunch: You can have lunch at one of the restaurants in Ithra offering a variety of tasty dishes.

1:30 PM – Museum visit: Visit a museum at Ithra, where they have bridged the past and present with interactive technology.

3:00 PM – Hotel drop-off: You will be dropped off at your hotel, so rest and relax for the rest of the day.


Day 5 – Al Ahsa Oasis

9:00 AM – Hotel pick-up: Get picked up from your hotel for an exciting day exploring Al Ahsa region.

10:30 AM – Souq Al Qaisariya visit: Stroll around Souq Al Qaisariya in Hofuf and lose yourself in one of Arabia’s oldest markets that offers a wide range of local products.

11:30 AM – Trip to Craftsmen Market: Take a closer look at some traditional crafts and get souvenirs to take back home with you at the Craftsmen Market, a significant attraction in Al Ahsa.

12:30 PM – Al Qarah mountain visit: Discover the charm of Al Qarah Mountain, which is an absolute treat for casual hikers and known for its natural beauty and deep caves.

1:30 PM – Lunch: Have lunch at a local farm and bask in your natural surroundings.

3:30 PM – Farm tour: Enjoy a tour of a farm before making your way back to the city.

4:30 PM – Airport transfer: Head to the airport to catch your flight back to Riyadh.

9:00 PM – Hotel drop-off: Check in to your hotel in Riyadh and get some rest before ending your adventure in Saudi Arabia.


Day 6 – Departure

Check-out: Get your packing sorted and check out from the hotel.

Departure: It’s time to say goodbye and have a safe flight home (if applicable).

Package Inclusive of:
  • Airport transfers Domestic flights Tours
  • Tickets to select museums & attractions Transportation
  • English-speaking guide
  • Snacks, meal & drinks on tour days Taxes and surcharges
Terms and Conditions
  • Bookings need to be confirmed 96 hours before the start of the trip, otherwise they will be subject to availability.
  • Bookings are refundable if cancelled up to 96 hours prior to the trip, after which they are strictly non-refundable.
  • For bookings, please send an email to [email protected]
  • Access to landmarks and museums is subject to local authorities.
  • The package does not include international flights and hotel accommodation but can be customized to include them. Personal expenses are not included.

COVID-19 measures

  • Guests are required to use face masks in public areas.
  • Social distancing will be enforced throughout the whole experience.
  • All staff members will undergo regular temperature checks.
  • Other health and safety measures will also be implemented.