Saudi Arabia For Solo Woman: Discovering The Forbidden Kingdom (15 Days)

Arrive in Riyadh and transfer to the hotel. Depending on when you arrive, take some time to settle in and relax. Overnight in Riyadh.

Today, immerse yourself in the rich culture and history of Riyadh. Begin with a visit to the Masmak fortress, a symbol of Saudi heritage. Then explore the Murraba Palace, showcasing traditional Saudi architecture. Dive into the vibrant atmosphere of Dira souq, known for its unique crafts and jewelry. Conclude your day with a visit to the National Museum to gain insights into the kingdom’s history. Overnight in Riyadh.

Embark on a journey to Diriyah, the birthplace of Saudi Arabia, where history and heritage intertwine. Witness the ongoing restoration efforts and explore the surrounding area. In the afternoon, venture to the ‘Edge of the World’ for a breathtaking sunset experience amidst the desert landscapes. Return to Riyadh for the night.

Drive to the picturesque mud brick village of Ushaiger, offering a glimpse into traditional Saudi life. Wander through its narrow alleys and marvel at the well-preserved architecture. Continue your journey to Buraydah, where you can immerse yourself in the vibrant souq and experience the bustling atmosphere of the date market. Overnight in Buraydah.

Explore the ancient rock art at Jubbah, a testament to Saudi Arabia’s rich cultural heritage. Journey to Hail, a historical city steeped in tradition. Delve into its forts, palaces, and museums, reflecting the region’s diverse history. Overnight in Hail.

Drive to Al Ula, a treasure trove of historic wonders. Explore the old town and soak in the charm of its well-preserved buildings. Overnight in Al Ula.

Today, uncover the mysteries of Al Ula as you visit landmarks like the ‘lion tomb’, Ikmah Mountain, and the iconic ‘elephant rock’. Immerse yourself in the ancient history and natural beauty of the region. Overnight in Al Ula.

Embark on a journey to Madain Saleh, a UNESCO World Heritage site famed for its Nabataean tombs and rock-cut architecture. Explore the Al Moadham fort and the historic Hejaz railway station. Continue to Tabuk for the night.

Discover the natural wonders of Wadi Qaraqir, a picturesque canyon nestled amidst Jebel Qaraqir. Explore the oasis on foot and soak in its serene beauty. Return to Tabuk for the night.

Embark on an adventure into the Bajdah Desert, where rugged landscapes and scenic vistas await. Explore its canyons, wadis, and rocky formations, immersing yourself in the tranquility of the desert. Overnight in Tabuk.

Fly to Abha and experience the unique charm of the Asir Mountains. Explore traditional villages, interact with locals, and witness the region’s distinct architecture. Overnight in Abha.

Continue your exploration of Abha and its surrounding areas, soaking in the beauty of the mountainous landscape. Fly to Jeddah in the afternoon. Overnight in Jeddah.

Discover the cultural heritage of Jeddah as you explore its old Ottoman houses and museums. Take a leisurely stroll along the cornice, soaking in the vibrant atmosphere of this coastal city. Overnight in Jeddah.

Transfer to the airport for your departure.

Please keep in mind the potential for government restrictions and site closures, and remain flexible throughout your journey.

Optional Pre or Post Tour Bahrain Extension

Day 1 – Bahrain

Arrive in Bahrain and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free. Overnight Golden Tulip Hotel or similar.

Day 2 – Bahrain

Spend today exploring the island of Bahrain. We head south to see the vast site of A’Ali, home to numerous burial mounds dating back 4000 years, then take a closer look at the burial chambers of Saar. We also stop at the fort at Riffa and the remains of the temple of Barbar, before returning to the capital Manama and exploring its lively souq, and the impressive Bahrain Fort, overlooking the ocean. Overnight Golden Tulip Hotel or similar. (B)

Day 3 – Bahrain

This morning visit the National Museum to give a bit more of an insight into the history and traditions of the island. We then drive to the island of Muharraq, home to a beautifully restored historic quarter which gives an idea of what much of the country would have looked like before the discovery of oil. After a visit to a nearby shipyard which builds traditional dhows, the afternoon is free to relax or explore. Overnight Golden Tulip Hotel or similar. (B)

Day 4 – Bahrain

Transfer to the airport for departure. (B)

Please note: this extension can be modified to fit your flights – for example if you are flying into Bahrain early in the morning of Day 1, excursions can start on that day rather than waiting until Day 2. Similarly, you could fly out in the afternoon / evening of Day 3 rather than have a third night in Bahrain.

Optional Pre or Post Tour Qatar Extension

Day 1 – Doha

Arrive in Doha and transfer to your hotel. Overnight Best Western Hotel or similar. (B)

Day 2 – Doha

After breakfast we explore the city. The contrast between history and modernity, old and new is very apparent in this fast growing metropolis.  We visit the National Museum of Qatar, as well as Doha’s historical quarter at the Souq Waqif Heritage Market with its extensive wares including an array of spices and herbs, textiles and art. We then head to Doha’s modern landmarks, from the Corniche at the waterfront to the West Bay District with its towering skyscrapers including Doha Tower and the government buildings, as well as the cultural village of Katara with its mosques, amphitheatre and sculptures. Overnight Best Western Hotel or similar. (B)

Day 3 – Desert Safari

After breakfast we head south, venturing into the desert to drive through the dunes to the inland sea of Khor al Adaid, close to the border with Saudi Arabia. Return to Doha and the afternoon is free. Overnight Best Western Hotel or similar. (B)

Day 4 – Doha

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight. (B)

What’s included?

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation
  • Guides
  • Meals
  • Entrance fees

What’s not included?

  • Visas
  • International flights
  • Travel Insurance

Important Note :

We accept all methods of secure payment: Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, direct bank transfer.

Kindly note that the hotel rating in Saudi is not the same as in USA or Europe, so Luxury or Ultimate Luxury hotel options are always recommended.

Accommodation Plan (A) 5 stars:

  1. Riyadh:   (Shaza Riyadh // Rosh Rayhaan by Rotana  //  Four Points By Sheraton Riyadh Khaldia)
  2. Jeddah:(Prime Hotel – Jeddah, Al Hamra  // Radisson Blu Hotel, Jeddah Al Salam // Sheraton Jeddah Hotel // Mövenpick Hotel Tahlia Jeddah )
3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars
Solo traveler10080$10900$13320$
Christmas & Easter – Solo traveler12100$13100$15985$

Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury:

  1. Riyadh: (Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya   // Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences)
  2. Jeddah: (Jeddah Hilton  //  Elaf Jeddah Hotel – Red Sea Mall )
All year roundChristmas and Easter
Solo traveler18120$21745$

Accommodation Plan (c) Ultimate Luxury:

  1. Riyadh:  (Al Faisaliah Hotel   // Burj Rafal Hotel Riyadh  //  Marriott Riyadh Diplomatic Quarter  //  Narcissus Hotel and SPA Riyadh )
  2. Jeddah: (Park Hyatt Jeddah – Marina, Club and Spa // Rosewood Jeddah )
All year roundChristmas and Easter
Solo traveler20520$24625$

Travel Insurance – from AIG
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One week 50$ per person
More than one week 75 $ per person.

Saudi Sim Card
if you plan to get a Saudi sim card we would advise you to get it at the airport when you arrive. as it will be much easier to buy it from the airport other than anywhere else as they request more documents if you decide to buy it later from anywhere else.

Our Tour Leader/Driver
We don’t only choose qualified and professional Tour leader/ Drivers but also choose those who are friendly, with a sense of humor who are committed to offering a superior level of service so you can enjoy your time with them.

How To dress
Both men and women are asked to dress modestly in public, avoiding tight-fitting clothing. Women should cover shoulders and knees in public.

Your passport
You should keep your passport with you during any tour you will be making in Saudi Arabia. don’t leave it in your hotel room as some times they request to see your passport or visa.

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