Saudi Arabia: The Kingdom Treasures – 8 Days

Tour Highlights:

  • Diriyah & Riyadh
  • Fly to Ha’il, visit Jubbah
  • Arrive Al Ula
  • Elephant Rock & Madain Saleh
  • Hijaz Railway, arrive Jeddah
  • Explore Jubbah’s stunning rock art.
  • Jeddah, Bride of the red sea

Route Map

Day1: Arrive Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Your Tour leader/ Driver will be waiting for you. They will be holding a sign of SaudiArabiaTours, You do not need to look for them – they will be waiting for you and will find you.

You will be transferred by an A/C car to your hotel. Overnight in Riyadh.

Day2: Diriyah & Riyadh

From the moment your tour starts, your tour leader will give you full attention. Once in the car, your tour leader will talk to you about all the things on the way as well as other aspects of your tour that will interest you.

Step back in time and discover the World Heritage Site of Diriyah where the story of modern Saudi Arabia began. Within Diriyah’s historic Al Turaif district you’ll see stunning examples of traditional Najdi mudbrick architecture and get a sense of the way of life in the first Saudi capital some two hundred years ago. some sites like the mud houses can be visited only from outside as there are some renovation works now. Some sites like the mud houses can be visited only from outside as there are some renovation works now.

Your journey continues this afternoon through an Acacia studded desert towards the Jebel Fihrayn also known as Edge of the world. Standing atop the 1,000-foot high escarpment at Jabal Fihrayn, you find stretching before you an uninterrupted view of the horizon in all directions, leaving you with the impression that you are, indeed, standing at the very edge of the world. The effect on one’s body and mind and soul is exhilarating.

These cliffs rise dramatically from the desert, stretching toward the sky like a great natural wall. When you stand atop them and look toward the horizon, you have a prime view of the sky as it seems to melt into the barren earth.

The Edge of the World Saudi Arabia (Jebel Fihrayn) is an unexpected and dramatic geological wonder in the rocky desert northwest of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The site earned its nickname because from atop the escarpment, you have an uninterrupted view of the horizon.

It’s part of the much longer Tuwaiq Escarpment and drops down 1,000 feet into an ancient ocean bed. While standing on the cliffs, you’ll spot dried rivers weaving across the land, and see camels moving far below. These camels and their herders are following a well-trodden path, as an ancient caravan route once passed within its shadow. 

Travel in comfort back to your hotel, Riyadh has so much to see, feel, eat and buy so if you have time and want to add more to your itinerary – just let us know what you are interested in and we will arrange it for you.

(Optional ) Riyadh Food Tour, Start at 4:00 pm.

To enjoy the real taste of Saudi Arabia you have to try the original Saudi Arabian food Tour. Enjoy the best local food in Saudi Arabia which is one of life’s great pleasures, Discover off-the-beaten-path spots the real Saudi Arabia that is not covered in any guidebook.

Meal: Breakfast only.

Day3: Fly to Ha’il, visit Jubbah

Enjoy a lovely breakfast at your hotel. Fly north to Ha’il, a city located on the edge of the rugged Jabal Shammar mountains. After a quick orientation tour of Ha’il, travel through the red sands of the Great Nefud Desert to reach the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Jubbah.

Jubbah is one of the most interesting places of Saudi Arabia. It is believed that camel figures carved at Jubbah are the oldest in the Arabian Peninsula. These rock carvings date back to approx. 4000 years.
Jubbah lies on an ancient lake bed that measures at least 20 km by 4 km with its full extent concealed beneath wind-swept sand on its northern, southern and eastern boundaries. Jubbah is surrounded by large sandstone outcrops that are filled with ancient petroglyphs and inscriptions on the rock face.

Here, on the walls of Jabal Umm Sinman, the finely accomplished rock art may be as much as 11,000 years old and sheds light on human activities, hairstyles and clothing during the Palaeolithic period. Lady Anne Blunt, one of the first Europeans to witness Jubbah’s art, wrote in 1879: ‘Jubbah is one of the most curious places in the world and to my mind one of the most beautiful.’ Your sightseeing complete, return to Ha’il.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.

Day4: Arrive Al Ula

Enjoy a lovely breakfast at your hotel. A morning’s drive will bring you through the desert to the oasis of Al Ula – one of the country’s most exceptional heritage sites.

The Oasis Trail from Dadan South, arriving in AlUla Old Town and passing by the AlWadi area, is 3KM long and will offer visitors an extraordinary nature stroll through AlUla farms, suitable for families and nature-lovers of all ages. Sightseeing begins with a walk through the atmospheric ruins of Old Al Ula, a mudbrick village that was inhabited until the 1970s. Then drive to explore Dadan road before checking in at your desert camp.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day5: Elephant Rock & Madain Saleh

Enjoy a lovely breakfast at your hotel.  An hour’s walk in the cool morning air along with Elephant Rock, also known as Jabal AlFil, one of AlUla’s many geological marvels. Enjoy Elephant Rock, This spectacular rock formation resembles an elephant with its trunk touching the ground, is one of Al Ula’s geomorphological wonders became one of AlUla iconic landmarks. Then, drive on to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Madain Saleh where you’ll visit the old Hijaz Railway station and explore the magnificent tombs of the ‘second Petra’. Madain Saleh tourist site was anciently known as Hegra or Al-Hijr, and was built by the Nabataean Arabs to protect their lucrative trade route with south Arabia. These fabulously situated tombs had been ‘lost’ to the world until their ‘rediscovery’ in 1876. After lunch on a date farm the day concludes with a thrilling 4WD safari through the fabulous Madakhil rocks.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day6: Al Ula, arrive Jeddah

Enjoy a lovely breakfast at your hotel. A morning at leisure at your desert camp.

(Optional) experience an electrifying dune buggy excursion through the magical rocky landscape of Al Ula or visit the archaeological sites of Dedan and Jabal Ikhmah.

The final leg of the day’s journey will bring you to Medina where you’ll board the High Speed Haramain train and travel to Jeddah on the Red Sea coast.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.

Day7: Jeddah

Enjoy a lovely breakfast at your hotel. Jeddah is known as the ‘Bride of the Red Sea’ and for centuries has been the port for nearby Mecca. The day’s sightseeing will start at Jeddah’s Mecca Gate, then follows the traditional pilgrim’s route into the old quarter of Al Baladwhich 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 drive along Jeddah’s beautiful manicured modern seafront Corniche drive past its gleaming buildings. The tour concludes with drinks overlooking the King Fahd fountain – the tallest of its kind in the world.

Meal: Breakfast only.

Day8: Farewell to Saudi Arabia

Enjoy a lovely breakfast at your hotel. Today a private transfer will bring to Jeddah International Airport where you will check-in for your onward flight. Farewell to Saudi Arabia!

Meal: Breakfast only.


  • Accommodation as described.
  • All your tours and excursions are by an A/C vehicle.
  • English speaking tour leader/ driver.
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary (7 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 Dinners).
  • Sightseeing and entrances as per the itinerary.
  • Domestic flight in Economy Class (Riyadh/Ha’il).
  • Train ticket in Standard Class (Medina/Jeddah).
  • Our prices include all taxes and services.


  • International Airfare.
  • Saudi Arabia entry visa. (We can provide you with your visa upon arrival at your request).
  • Any meals other than described in the itinerary.
  • Beverages or any drinks not referred to above.
  • Tipping

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
Price per person in DBL or TRPL Room4140$4320$5220$
Solo traveler6985$7270$8710$

Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury (Sapphire Hotels):

  1. Riyadh: Rosh Rayhaan – Classic room.
  2. Hail: The Millennium Hotel – Deluxe room.
  3. Al Ula: Shaden MGallery – Superior room.
  4. Jeddah: interContinental – Deluxe room.
All year round
price per person in dbl room6500$
Solo traveler10400$

Accommodation Plan (c) Ultimate Luxury (Diamond Hotels):

  1. Riyadh: Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh – Superior room.
  2. Hail: The Millennium Hotel – Deluxe room.
  3. Al Ula: Shaden MGallery – superior room.
  4. Jeddah: Park Hyatt Jeddah – Marina, Club & Spa – Sea view room.
All year round
price per person in dbl room8050$
Solo traveler12880$

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.