What to expect
Tour around Riyadh’s intriguing cultural and historical attractions and marvel at the beauty of the Edge of the World before exploring AlUla, an ancient oasis in a desert valley preserved by time.
Finish your trip with an exciting cruise around the Red Sea and explore old houses and mosques in Jeddah, the second largest city in Saudi Arabia.
Day 1 – Arrival & free time
Arrival: Transfer to your hotel from the airport.
Check-in: Check in to your hotel and get some rest.
Free time: Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure and explore the city by yourself.
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: Witness the grandeur of this historical palace and capture some beautiful shots.
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, which is a significant site and a reflection of Saudi heritage.
1:30 PM – Lunch: Treat your tastebuds to some amazing 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 your 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: Relax in a traditional Arabian setting and enjoy a pre-packed meal as you gaze at the stunning 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.
4:30 PM – Airport transfer: Head to the airport for your flight to AlUla.
8:45 PM – Hotel transfer: Transfer to your hotel in AlUla and get some much-needed rest.
Day 4 – Hegra tour
9:00 AM – Hotel pick-up: You will be taken from your hotel for an exciting excursion around AlUla.
9:30 AM – Madain Saleh and Hejaz railway station trip: Marvel at Saudi Arabia’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site, Madain Saleh, also known as Hegra, and visit the historic Hejaz railway station.
12:00 PM – Trip to Ashar Valley: Visit the picturesque Ashar Valley and immerse yourself in the stunning nature.
2:00 PM – Lunch: Relish an amazing traditional lunch at Heritage Garden Restaurant before heading to AlUla Old Town.
3:30 PM – AlUla Old Town tour: Explore AlUla Old Town, an ancient city made up of nearly 900 houses, 400 shops and five town squares.
4:30 PM – Elephant Rock visit: Feast your eyes upon the Elephant Rock, a sandstone monolith that resembles an elephant with its trunk touching the ground.
5:00 PM – Hotel drop-off: You will be dropped off at your hotel, so enjoy a relaxing evening.
Day 5 – Open Air Museum
9:00 AM – Hotel pick-up: Set out from your hotel to get some insight into AlUla’s history.
9:30 AM – Jabal Ikmah tour: Explore the red-tinted steep mountain, where visitors can admire ancient writings and inscriptions that date back to the Lihyanite civilisation.
10:30 AM – Dadan and ‘Lion Tombs’ visit: Discover the magnificent history of Dadan and visit the ‘Lion Tombs’, the burial site of the elite marked by seated lion sculptures.
12:30 PM – Farm visit and lunch: Visit a farm in AlUla and enjoy a delicious lunch while you’re there.
4:30 PM – Airport transfer: Make your way to the airport to catch a flight to Jeddah.
8:30 PM – Hotel transfer: Get transferred to your hotel in Jeddah and unwind.
Day 6 – Red Sea tour
11:00 AM – Hotel pick-up: Gear up for an exciting day filled with watersports and loads of other fun activities.
11:30 AM – Boat ride and watersports: Take a boat ride and enjoy snorkelling and diving in the Red Sea.
1:00 PM – Lunch: Have a delicious lunch on the boat while enjoying terrific views of the sea.
2:30 PM – Cruising: Cruise around the sea and bask in the stunning nature before heading back.
6:00 PM – Hotel drop-off: You will be dropped off at your hotel, so relax and get some much-needed rest.
Day 7 – Al Balad
8:00 AM – Hotel pick-up: Get picked up from your hotel for an exciting tour of Jeddah’s historical downtown, Al Balad.
8:30 AM – Nasseef House and Baghdadi House visit: Get a chance to immerse yourself and appreciate the architecture of old houses such as Nasseef House and Baghdadi House.
10:00 AM – A trip to old houses & Al Ma’amar Mosque: Visit Jamjoom House, Noor Wali House and Matbouli House, along with one of the oldest mosques in Jeddah, Al Ma’amar Mosque.
11:30 AM – Gold market and mosque tour: Take a trip around the gold market in Gabel Street and then visit the Aeen Faraj Yuser, Shafei and Ukash mosques.
12:30 PM – Lunch: Have a traditional lunch at Naranj before making your way to the next attraction.
2:00 PM – Jeddah Fountain: Take lots of photos of the iconic Jeddah Fountain, the highest in the world.
4:00 PM – Airport transfer: Make your way to the airport to catch a flight back to Riyadh.
8:00 PM – Hotel transfer: Get transferred to your hotel in Riyadh and get some rest before your journey back home.
Day 8 – 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).