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Best Saudi Arabia itineraries

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Saudi Arabia location

Western Asia

Located

Land borders

Iraq

Jordan

Kuwait

Oman

Qatar

Saudi Arabia at a glance

Riyal (SAR)

Currency

Arabic

Language

Average (3 of 5)

Level of costs

Trendy (4 of 5)

Tourism trend change

Relative safe (44 / 100)

Safety index

Modern (86 / 100)

Human development index

Best itineraries

This itinerary shows you a bit of Saudi Arabia in Western Asia and it is a roundtrip from Multan. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
you can take a bath in Madinat Yanbu as Sina iyah. You find a lot of museums, theaters and galleries at Medina. Many cities are warm in December. As a
Pakistan citizen you must get the valid visa before for Saudi Arabia. During your travel you have to speak Arabic . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure. There are two flight connections. These are Multan - Medina and Medina - Multan. As a Pakistan citizen you use electronic with power sockets of the type C/D. For the journey you need: G. You can pay with Riyal everywhere.
At Saudi Arabia in Western Asia you will begin your route. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
you can take a bath in Madinat Yanbu as Sina iyah. The climate is warm. You can pay with Riyal everywhere. There are two flight connections. These are Riyadh - Mecca and Medina - Riyadh. During your travel you have to speak Arabic . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure.
This itinerary brings you through Northern Africa, more precisely Egypt (Egypt in detail), and it is a roundtrip from Mecca. Most popular part is Alexandria.
Mainly very big cities are destinations. You can enjoy museums, theaters and galleries at
Cairo and Alexandria. Many cities are comfort in December. As a Saudi Arabia citizen you use electronic with power sockets of the type G. For the journey you need: C/F. There are two flight connections. These are Mecca - Cairo and Alexandria (Alexandria in detail) - Mecca. During your travel you have to speak Arabic. English should be enough for communication everywhere.
This itinerary brings you through Saudi Arabia. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
you can take a bath in Jizan. As a
Austria citizen you must get the valid visa before for Saudi Arabia. During your travel you have to speak Arabic . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure. As a Austria citizen you use electronic with power sockets of the type C/F. For the journey you need: G. These flight connections are taken during this itinerary: Riyadh - Jizan, Abha - Jeddah and Medina - Tabuk.

Things to do

, but it is definitely worth saving up. Amongst the countries in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia is one of the frequently visited by tourists. This West Asian country is the world’s second-largest oil producer and the third-largest dates producer. For a more enjoyable trip, here are the top 10 things to do on your Saudi ...

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. that allows tourists from around 49 countries to tour the country. It is a cocktail of good foods from all these regions. Some of the cuisines that will surely indulge your taste buds include Shawarma and Kabsa. It is, therefore, a must that you surf the sands of the Saudi deserts.

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As Saudi Arabia’s capital, Riyadh is a cultural hub that seamlessly presents ancient fortresses with modern glass skyscrapers standing side-by-side. Even though Riyadh is an immense city with nearly 1,800 square kilometers, it is in its modest historic centerwhere most of the interesting attractions are ...

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Top Historic Places to Visit in Riyadh

5. The National Museum

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Whoever heard of Madain Saleh, a Nabataean city with features similar to those of the famous Petra ...

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Eat & drink

Restaurants are usually divided into “singles” men’s sections and “family” sections… if there’s a family section at all! Most cheap restaurants are singles-only. Women are allowed to go inside to get food, but they have to get it packed for takeaway (an endeavor usually involving metric tons of unnecessary plastic and ..

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Riyadh can get extremely hot, and you’ll feel the heat, especially when wearing “a lot” of clothing. The temperature can reach up to 120+ degrees Fahrenheitduring the summer. ...

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Qishlah Castle: Now closed to the public, but impressive enough from the outside for a visit. ...

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Worth to visit

Part of the allure of visiting a country like Saudi Arabia is it’s mystique. Previously, visas have only been available to expats and business people working in the country. To become one of the first tourists to visit such an exotic locale is enticing to travelers looking for the next frontier.

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General

The good news for all the travelers is that they can go to Saudi Arabia as a tourist. The country is now issuing tourist visas and providing an opportunity for people to come and appreciate the authentic beauty of the place. You have to apply for the tourist visa to travel to this country from visa-saudi-arabia.

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Before we get to the controversial stuff, let’s find out the logistics first. The Arabia Saudi Visa , to apply. If your country is not on the list, you’re welcome to contact the Saudi embassy to see if you can apply as an individual case. ...

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Should I Travel to Saudi Arabia?

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Before we talk about what you should not do in Saudi Arabia, let’s learn about do’s and travel like an experienced tourist. ...

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What You Should Not Do in Saudi Arabia

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It seems that a lot of people really like this claim, as I found it several times in my inbox. ...

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Itinerary

Psychedelic desert sunsets bathing date palms in gold. Kilometers of turquoise waters lapping at white sands. Culinary scenes influenced by pilgrims and travelers for centuries. A deep and complex culture unlike any other in the world. Problem is, figuring out where to go in a country as vast and ..

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5 thoughts on “Essential Saudi: a one-month Saudi Arabia itinerary”

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If you had been reading my previous articles, you will know that finally, Saudi Arabia started issuing tourist visas in December 2018. All right, the first thing you need to know is that there are many awesome things to do in Saudi Arabia and it actually has a massive touristic potential that goes way beyond desert, ...

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Vivid desert sunrises, perfectly silent. Crumbling abandoned villages made from mud. White sandy beaches all to yourself. These are but a few of the things that await you when road tripping in Saudi Arabia. ...

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For example, in Riyadh, I recommend you visit the National Museum of Saudi Arabia and Masmak Fort on the same day as they are close together. ...

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Costs

As of 2019, Saudi Arabia opened its borders to international tourists from dozens of different countries, in the hopes of attracting a major influx of visitors to the Kingdom. Although the country clearly hopes for wealthy visitors interested in 5-star luxury resorts and ..

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2 thoughts on “How much it costs to travel in Saudi Arabia”

Cost of sights in Saudi Arabia

Tips for backpacking Saudi Arabia on a budget

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As mentioned, in order to see the cities, towns and countryside in Saudi Arabia, you will need to drive or get taxis because there is a huge lack of public transport in Saudi Arabia. ...

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most budget-friendly food in Saudi Arabia is Shawarma

accommodation in Jeddah considerably less expensive than Riyadh

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, as they have the largest number of domestic connections in the country. Actually, the most effective way to travel in Saudi Arabia would be taking a domestic flight and then renting a car in the destination itself. ...

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Accommodation

In my experience, accommodation is often cheaper on Booking.com than if booked directly at the hotel. Hotel owners told me to book online if the rate was lower. Mystery, but so be it. ...

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. is one of the most budget friendly options in Najran, sitting right in the “city” center. Al Fakhriah Suites ...

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Where to stay in Hail

Where to stay in Jeddah

Where to stay in Jazan

Where to stay in Fayfa

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Women can be hosted by men. Couchsurfing as a woman in Saudi Arabia IS legal, if not common. Male Couchsurfers can host women. However, many might choose not to as it’s still scandalous to do so. I recommend solo women only stay with families, women, or men with hosting references from women.

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You can find hotels all over the country. If you have a larger budget, all cities are filled with good accommodation options, especially in Jeddah and Riyadh ...

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