Saudi Arabia Explorer

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  • No booking fees
5 Based on 3 Reviews
  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Small group
  • age requirement 16-99 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-40184
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Ends Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Discover Hegra - the UNESCO-listed Nabatean ruins and ancient rock art at Jubbah
  • Explore the highlights of a kingdom only just opening to the world
  • Experience local life with a night in a homestay in Aseer
  • Witness the largest camel market in the world
  • See Medina, the second holiest Islamic city
  • Delve into the historic Al Balad district of Jeddah
  • Visit Thee Ain Marble Village and the mountains of the south
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Start in Riyadh and end in Jeddah, the "Saudi Arabia Explorer" tour is a guided cultural, religious and historic sites trip that takes 13 days. You will travel through Jeddah, Taif, Riyadh and 8 other destinations in Saudi Arabia. "Saudi Arabia Explorer" is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Muslims have made pilgrimage here for centuries, yet the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has only recently begun to open to outsiders. Discover it with an expert Saudi leader, visiting several World Heritage sites as we travel through desert, mountains and to the Red Sea. Along the way, we explore modern cities, stay in a village home, visit the largest camel market in the world, and explore Medina, Islam’s second holiest city. Visiting now, we see a country beginning to open to the world and undergoing a period of considerable change.
  • Day 1: Start in Riyadh
  • Day 2: Discover Riyadh
  • Day 3: Ushaiger heritage village; drive to Buraydah
  • Day 4: Buraydah Camel Market; train to Hail
  • Day 5: UNESCO rock art at Jubbah; drive to AlUla
  • Day 6: Hegra, Maraya and AlUla Old Town
  • Day 7: Khaybar oasis; drive to Medina
  • Day 8: Medina; train to Jeddah
  • Day 9: Jeddah, including Al-Balad World Heritage site
  • Day 10: Thee Ain village; drive to Al Bahah
  • Day 11: To Al Shaaf homestay
  • Day 12: To Jeddah via Baljurashi and Taif
  • Day 13: End in Jeddah
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts, three lunches and one dinner
  • All transport and listed activities
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations
5 - Excellent
Based on 3 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Feb 29 2024
5 - Excellent
A country of astonishing contrasts
We're just back from a fascinating two weeks exploring this huge and beautiful country. Sand, mountains, ancient tombs, heritage villages, modern cities, great food for veggies like us - and a genuinely warm welcome from everyone... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Jan 24 2024
5 - Excellent
Excellent trip
Fascinating and comprehensive introduction to a country that has only recently opened up to tourism.
  • Anonymous
  • On May 15 2023
5 - Excellent
Privileged to be first Exodus guests in this fascinating country.
This trip was memorable for so many reasons not the least because of the warm welcome the group received from our local Saudi guides and by the families that we encountered. The landscape was much more varied than I expected;... Read more
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Saudi Arabia Explorer tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 20 October 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 20 October 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Saudi Arabia Explorer tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Saudi Arabia Explorer tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

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